Marcy Migdal Fund for Educational Equality

Website: UW Jackson School Center for Global Studies


The Marcy Migdal Fund supports exceptional students engaged in activities aimed at enhancing access to education for vulnerable students, either locally or throughout the world, and helping them succeed in their education. The Marcy Migdal Scholarship provides two cash awards of $1,000 each per academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on the adherence of the proposed activities to the priorities of the Marcy Migdal Fund.


All undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Washington (Seattle, Bothell, Tacoma) are eligible to apply.

Applicants must:

  • be current UW students in good academic standing;
  • complete the application process prior to the published deadline; and
  • at the completion of the project write a short report on their project and how the funds were used.
  • Recipients must be enrolled at UW during the quarter the award is received.
Student Type
  • freshman
  • sophomore
  • junior
  • senior
  • graduate
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • International or Other Visa Status
  • Undocumented

Marcy Migdal was known throughout Washington State as a leading educator in the field of multicultural education and for her passionate commitment to social justice and advocacy for the most vulnerable members of our community. It is the intent of this endowment that Marcy's selfless dedication and activist spirit live on in this award. For a complete biography please click here.

Contact Information

If you have additional questions, please contact Phil Shekleton at