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Global Honors Awards

The Global Scholar Award

All students admitted to the Global Honors Program are eligible for the Global Scholar Award. This is a merit award granted in recognition of Global Honors students' outstanding academic efforts and commitment to completing the Program in its entirety. The financial support is intended to encourage more UW Tacoma students to consider the challenges of the Program and avail of its many benefits.

The exact amount awarded varies each year. It may also vary depending which Global Honors pathway is pursued. Typically, students receive a one-time payment of up to $1000 in Autumn of their first year with the Program. Alternative arrangements may be made for students joining Global Honors in Winter or as other circumstances require.

Initially, it is necessary for students to be formally admitted to the Program, enrolled in their first Global Honors course, and to indicate they are willing to uphold the student expectations of the Global Honors Program in order to receive the Global Scholar Award. International students enrolled in Global Honors are also eligible for this merit award.

Students interested in eligibility should contact the Global Honors Program Office in CP 311C or via

Institute for Innovation and Global Engagement (IIGE) Awards

Visit the Research and Experiential Learning section for more information about IIGE awards, including the IIGE Bamford Fellowship in Global Engagement ($2000), IIGE Study Abroad Award ($1000), and IIGE Global Research Paper Competition Award ($500).

UWT Student Fellowships & Awards

Student Fellowships & Awards, within the Office of Global Affairs, support engaged UW Tacoma students in their applications to nationally competitive fellowships as well as som UW-wide opportunities. Not sure what a fellowship is? Find out on the website or, better yet, attend one of their upcoming info sessions.

General UW Scholarships

Other General Scholarships

UW Study Abroad Award Opportunities

Other Study Abroad Scholarships