Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants

Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunities

All students are encouraged to research scholarship opportunities through the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards (OMSFA).

There is also the WashBoard Scholarship searchable database.

French/Italian- and Study Abroad- Specific Scholarships

UW Italian Studies scholarships - students applying to the Italian Studies program in Rome & Rogliano, or to the "Framing Rome" Exploration Seminar, are eligible to apply for merit- and/or need-based scholarships which are funded by various endowments.  Ask your program director about current opportunities.

FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies) Fellowship - open to current and incoming UW students who are citizens or permanent residents. Available to students studying underrepresented languages (Italian - undergrad or grad students, French - grad students only). Academic year or summer quarter fellowships available.

UW Study Abroad Scholarships - a variety of university scholarships tailored specifically to UW students studying abroad, including the Go! and and Fritz Undergraduate Scholarships.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship - open to U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Annual Scholarship Program.  Scholarships are available for college undergraduates, graduate students, and medical students.

National Leadership Grants from the Order of the Sons of Italy in America - 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants), ranging from $4,000 to $25,000, in a nationwide competition. Open to  U.S. citizens of Italian descent (at least one Italian or Italian-American grandparent) enrolled in a four year undergraduate program or a graduate program at an accredited academic institution.

Seattle-Nantes Sister City Association Scholarships - The Seattle-Nantes Sister City Association offers three scholarships to Washington State residents who plan to study in Washington or in Nantes.

The Going Abroad Scholarship - The Going Study Abroad Scholarship is open to any citizen and/or resident of the United States (and its territories and possessions) who is enrolled as a undergraduate or graduate student full-time at an accredited institution of higher learning. Twice a year, two outstanding students will win $1,500 scholarships towards their upcoming study abroad program

The CIVITA Institute Fellowships - both recent grads and continuing students may apply

Graduate Student Fellowships and Grants

Opportunities for Graduate Students through the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities

Resources for Graduate Students to find Fellowship Support.