Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium

Scholarships for Community College Transfer Students at the University of Washington

New!Applicants may login here to create a new application or check whether their references and transcripts have been received. Applications are due April 25, 2014.

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Washington NASA Space Grant Community College Transfer Scholarships are awarded to promising community college students planning to transfer to the University of Washington to continue their studies in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

These competitive scholarships are based on academic achievement, personal essays, recommendations and future academic promise.

Applications are open to community college transfer students who will be entering the University of Washington in Autumn Quarter 2014. Community college transfer students who entered UW in Winter or Spring Quarter of 2014 are also eligible to apply.

Scholarships range from $2,000 to $5,000, and are awarded for one year at a time. Recipients may apply for renewal for an additional year, depending on availability of funding and providing that they maintain program requirements for their majors and a satisfactory GPA.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, scholarship applicants must:

Click here to see a list of all majors offered by the University of Washington; only majors in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics are eligible for support. This does not include health majors such as medical technology and nursing.

Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium values diversity and strongly encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Get to know our current Space Grant scholars through the programs for our annual Space Grant Reception and Poster Session.

Questions should be directed to nasa@uw.edu.

How we review applications

All completed applications will be read and evaluated. Finalists will be invited to interview on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. The interviews will take place mid-May. Notification of scholarship awards will be made at the end of May.