Scholarships & Fellowships

Scholarships & Fellowships

The Urban Studies program announces scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.  All undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.  There are two application cycles - Spring and Autumn.

  Cycle Application Period Application Deadline Decision Announced Funds Available  
APPLY NOW Autumn Application Cycle September 1 - October 1, 2017 October 1, 2017 December 2018 Winter 2018 - Autumn 2018 Application will be available on 9/1/17
  Spring Application Cycle February 1 - March 30, 2018 March 30, 2018 June 2018 Autumn 2018 - Spring 2019 Application will be available in 3/1/18

Guidelines:

  • Students will not need to specify a particular scholarship on the application; we will match you to those for which you may be eligible.
  • Students can submit one application per cycle.
  • Students can accept one Urban Studies scholarship award per year.
  • Applications are accepted on-line only.
  • Applications that fail to meet the requirements or are incomplete will not be reviewed.
  • Scholarship applicants may be asked to provide additional information.
  • An email will be sent to all students who submit a complete application letting them know if they have been selected for an award.

 

 

Urban Studies Endowed Scholarship

Amount:  $2,500
Purpose:  Undergraduate or graduate student tuition, books, & fees during 2017-2018 year 
Eligibility criteria:  Recipients shall be full time enrolled undergraudate or graduate students accepted to or enrolled in an Urban Studies program - Urban Studies (BA),  Sustainable Urban Development (BA), Master of Arts in Community Planning, or Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies.  While not a requirement, consideration will be given for any of the following:  active participation in programmatic student organizations; community involvement; or have international urban activites/interests.

 

Erling O. Mork and Ryan Petty Endowed Scholarship

Amount:  $2,000
Purpose:  Undergraduate student tuition & fees during 2017-2018 year 
Eligibility criteria:  Selection of reciptients will be based on academic merit or financial need.  Financial need determined by the Office of Financial Aid; FAFSA required.  Recipients must be accepted to or enrolled in an Urban Studies degree program - Urban Studies (BA),  Sustainable Urban Development (BA), Master of Arts in Community Planning, or Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies.  While not a requirement, consideration will be given for any of the following:  active participation in programmatic student organizations; community involvement; or have international urban activites/interests.

 

General Urban Studies Student Scholarship

Amount:  $2,500
Purpose:  Undergraduate or graduate student tuition & fees during 2017-2018 year 
Eligibility criteria:  Enrolled full-time for at least one quarter during the 2017-18 year and be accepted to or enrolled in an Urban Studies degree program  - Urban Studies (BA),  Sustainable Urban Development (BA), Master of Arts in Community Planning, or Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies.
 

Other Scholarships

General UW Tacoma Scholarship Application
Open to: All newly admitted or continuing undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Washington state and are federal or Washington state financial aid eligible.
Award: Up to $2,000 over one academic year
Application available: March 1
Application deadline: April 30

Fellowship & Award Opportunities

Are you a motivated student with ambition and passion for what you do? Interested in transformative opportunities such as research, language study, public service, study abroad, advocacy work, or graduate school? Student Fellowships & Awards, within the Office of Global Affairs (OGA), is here to support engaged students in their applications to nationally competitive fellowships as well as some UW-wide opportunities. Not sure what a fellowship is? Find out on the website, or better yet, attend one of their upcoming info sessions

Help Support our Scholarships

Urban Studies students benefit from support by donors.  To learn more about how to donate to a scholarship, visit the UW Tacoma Advancement website.