Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Study Abroad Scholarships- Global Opportunities

The GO! and Fritz Scholarships are open to UW undergraduates from all three campuses and offer awards of $2000 - $5000 to support study abroad. 
·         The applications are online at
·         To apply for the GO!, students must be residents of WA state and eligible for Pell Grants or Husky Promise. 
·         To apply for the Fritz, students must be declared social science or humanities majors with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

The deadline for GO! and Fritz applications is Thursday, April 24 at 5pm
·         Students studying abroad during summer, early fall, or fall 2014 should apply now. 
·         Students studying abroad in winter or spring 2015 should apply at our next deadline in November. 

We’re offering information sessions and drop-in advising  to answer student questions and provide application feedback.
·         Info sessions are Tuesday, 4/8 at 3:30pm in Schmitz 450 and Thursday, 4/17 at 3:30pm in ECC 308.
·         Advising is available at our drop-in hours: Tuesdays 3-5pm in MGH171, Wednesdays 10-11am in MGH171, and Thursdays 2-4pm in Schmitz 459.
·         Students are welcome to email with questions.

We invite all students interested in study abroad (and advisers too!) to our next Study Abroad Meet & Greet on Thursday, 4/17 from 4:30 – 5:30pm in ECC 308. 
·         GO! and Fritz Scholars just back from their studies abroad will be there to talk about their experiences and answer questions. 
·         Delicious international snacks will be served!

Sara Stubbs and Eric Baldwin
Global Opportunities Advisers