University of Washington Alumni Association Multicultural Alumni Partnership Scholarship

Website: Multicultural Alumni Partnership

Description

The University of Washington Alumni Association (UWAA) Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) awards scholarships to deserving University of Washington students who need financial assistance to assist with their progress toward a degree at the UW. Funding for these scholarships comes from contribution from UW alumni and friends as well as proceeds from the Bridging the Gap Breakfast held annually on Homecoming Saturday.

One of MAP's missions is to promote the UW and the UWAA. It supports the recruitment of diverse students, faculty and staff and encourages appropriate mentoring activities.

Eligibility

Qualifications for MAP Scholarships:

  • Continuing UW student in good standing (@ UW-Seattle, UW-Bothell or UW-Tacoma)
  • Full-time student at the University of Washington, undergraduate or graduate/professional
  • Minimum one quarter at the UW
  • Financial aid need as determined by the UW Office of Student Financial Aid
  • Applicants do not have to be a US Citizen or resident. International students and undocumented students are welcome to apply
Student Type
  • freshman
  • sophomore
  • junior
  • senior
  • graduate
Citizen Type
  • Us Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • International or Other Visa Status
  • Undocumented
Procedure

Apply at https://www.washington.edu/alumni/map-scholarship-information-and-application/

  • A one-page typed narrative describing the applicant's personal background, academic and career goals, financial need, commitment to diversity, and the applicant's involvement with campus and/or community organizations
  • Copy of UW transcript (unofficial transcript acceptable)
  • One reference letter from faculty member, adviser, academic personnel, or community leader (signed reference letter must be scanned and uploaded by the applicant)

This program cannot accept any additional materials. They will not accept phone calls regarding application status. Recipients will be contacted by telephone. Non-recipients will not be notified; if you have not been contacted within five weeks of the application deadline, you were not selected. However, the Office of Student Financial Aid will retain your application in case other scholarship funds become available. All information is confidential.

Service Agreement

The Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) strives to maintain a close relationship with its scholarship recipients. Support of a diverse student body is at the heart of MAP's mission. Students are our future alumni; thus, MAP aims to support students and encourages your involvement in our programs.

Contact Information

Questions: Contact Ryan Boyce, (206) 616-4715 or boycerc@uw.edu