UW alumni provide scholarships to current UW students through many different scholarship programs. Four of these alumni scholarship programs are open for application now: the Class of 195419571962, and 1968 scholarships range from $1,000-$2,000, and students can submit a single application to be considered for any of these four.

Scholarship purposes and eligibility requirements do vary among these four (brief details included below, and please see the program websites for specific details), but all are open to undergraduate students in all fields, and US citizenship is not required.

For questions, please contact: UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, scholarq@uw.edu.

Scholarship Overviews:

  • UW Class of 1968 50th Reunion Student Assistance Fund provides financial assistance to undergraduate students at UW who may not qualify for need-based financial aid, but for whom the cost of attending the University poses significant financial challenges. Generous gifts from the graduates of the Class of 1968 fund this scholarship in honor of their 50th Reunion. Their intent in developing this scholarship fund is to support hardworking students in need of financial resources. Get additional details.
  • UW Class of 1962 Endowed Scholarship provides financial assistance to current undergraduate students at UW. Students eligible to receive support from this endowment must be Washington State residents with demonstrated academic merit, leadership and service. The members of the University of Washington Class of 1962 wish to target support to students who may not qualify for financial aid but for whom the cost of attending the University poses significant financial challenges and must take out student loans and work full- or part-time to support their education. Learn more about this scholarship.
  • UW Class of 1957 Scholars Award is sponsored by the UW Alumni Class of 1957 to provide scholarship support to outstanding undergraduate students at UW who demonstrate high academic merit and financial need. The scholarship is open to current undergraduates. Applicants may demonstrate academic merit through involvement in experiential learning activities relevant to their academic, career and/or professional goals.  Appropriate activities can be research, internships, study abroad or other experiential learning activities. Get details and apply.
  • UW Class of 1954 Achievement Scholarship will be awarded to outstanding students at UW who, by their achievements and goals, enrich society and themselves.  Scholarships are awarded to current UW juniors and seniors. Examples of enriching activities might include study abroad, research, studying or working in service to communities (arranging such experiences with a partner agency/organization is a plus). Funding may be used to support activities engaged in during summer 2021. Learn more and apply.

Check out our database for additional scholarship opportunities! https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships