When seeking funding to support your undergraduate education:
Want personalized help with finding and applying for scholarships or other funding opportunities? Visit Student Persistence's Scholarships page for information about:
Student Persistence recently offered a 'Dollars for Redhawk Scholars' workshop on searching for scholarships - review the workshop slide deck for an introduction to the scholarship process:
This office supports Seattle University students seeking fellowships, competitive grants that may fund graduate school, research, service opportunities, or travel abroad. Although “scholarship” and “fellowship” are often used interchangeably, they are different types of grants - a fellowship will usually include an internship or other service commitment for a period of one or more years, while scholarships are often immediate, one-time awards.
Visit the Office of Fellowships to find a list of fellowship opportunities on their Find a Fellowship page or check out their FAQ page for more information. They can help identify specific fellowships relevant to your interests and also offer:
Although many legitimate scholarships exist, some opportunities are, unfortunately, designed to take advantage of students eager to fund their education. When searching for funding, be on the lookout for potential scams or predatory scholarships. Some red flags include:
To learn more about avoiding predatory scholarships or to file a complaint, visit these resources: