GO Advisers can be found in these two UW departments:
These are just a few of many offices on campus that can provide you with information and advice as you prepare to study abroad:
- Center for Undergraduate Advising, Diversity, and Student Success offers academic advising and information about opportunities offered through Undergraduate Academic Affairs, including numerous community outreach, research, and honors programs.
- The Global Health Resource Center provides career advice, information on funding and fieldwork opportunities, global health events on campus, and other resources to students in health-related disciplines.
- Husky Promise is a need-based program that covers the cost of tuition for eligible UW students.
- The Instructional Center, run by the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, offers study support, tutoring, and a variety of helpful workshops and assessments.
- The Mary Gates Endowment provides funding sources and guidance to help students participate in leadership opportunities, build community partnerships, and engage in undergraduate research. Students may apply for Mary Gates Research and Leadership Scholarships for projects conducted abroad.
- The Odegaard Writing and Research Center is available to the entire UW community and provides support and feedback to students preparing application essays, cover letters, resumes, and academic assignments.
- The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards provides resources, advising, and individual feedback to UW students applying for local and national merit-based scholarships. Their website includes a searchable scholarship database.
- The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity Counseling Services offers a wide variety of support to UW students, particularly students from low-income families, students who will be the first in their family to graduate from a four-year college, and/or underrepresented minority students.
- The Office of Student Financial Aid has information on qualifying for, applying for and receiving financial aid – through scholarships, loans, grants, or work study.
- The Undergraduate Research Program facilitates research experiences for undergraduates by helping students plan, identify faculty mentors and projects, define research goals, publish and present research findings and seek funding for their research.
- Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS) is an on campus organization that promotes cultural exchange between international and American students at UW.
- The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships program provides scholarships to assist accomplished undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies.
Outside the UW:
- The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship provides funding to students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad. The Gilman is for students receiving Pell Grants, and aims to encourage students to choose non-traditional study abroad destinations, especially those outside of Western Europe and Australia.
- Boren Awards for International Study are intended for students who will be studying less commonly taught languages in countries outside Western Europe and Australia.
- The DAAD is a program funded by the German government which provides information and financial support for students pursuing education, research opportunities, and internships in Germany.
- The Washboard, recently launched by the Washington Scholarship Coalition, is a searchable database that helps Washington students find and apply for relevant scholarship opportunities.
- The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can be filled out by any student, and is used to determine eligibility for federal student financial aid, including grants, loans, and work study.
These resources can be used to gain information about passports and visas for international travel: