Scholarships for international students
Please contact the Office of Student Fellowships & Awards for questions about scholarships!
The Global Scholar award of up to $1500 (given over the period of Global Honors enrollment) is available to students admitted into the Global Honors Program. International students are eligible for this award as well. The merit-based award is given in recognition of the academic excellence of Global Honors students and their commitment to experiential learning, be it through study abroad, community internships or discussion-based seminars. Students interested in eligibility should contact the Global Honors Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International students in the Milgard School of Business are eligible for merit scholarships up to $4,500 per year. Applicants to the business major or current UW Tacoma business major students should complete a separate scholarship application (deadline May 1).
Master of Science in Computer Science & Systems
International students are eligible for the merit-based William W. Philip Scholarship (up to $3,000 per year). A separate application must be submitted by May 31. International students can also be awarded Assistantships, some of which cover full tuition. A separate Assistantship application must be submitted.
Master of Accounting
International students are eligible for merit-based scholarships including the Milgard Endowed Scholarships, Gary E. Milgard Tribute Scholarship or the Carol Berry Milgard Scholarship. The top award is $6,500 per year. Students apply by completing the scholarship application question on the graduate admission application.
The University of Washington Center for Experiental Learning and Diversity offers scholarship information, including a searchable database of outside scholarship opportunities for UW students.
Government sponsored students (non-U.S.)
To assist students using government funding from their home country, the University of Washington Tacoma can provide conditional admissions pathway letters for sponsored students upon request. Only students with a government scholarship award should request these letters, such as students sponsored by SACM (Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission).