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Undergraduate Scholarships

Mia Sarani painting studio
2014 Hinckley-Martin Scholarship recipient Miha Sarani; photo by Mik Roque

Crabby Beach & Hinckley-Martin: Scholarships for New Undergraduates

If you are a new freshmen or transfer student starting at the UW in fall quarter, and you're planning to major in art, art history or design, you may be eligible to apply for a Crabby Beach Foundation or Kathryn Hinckley-Martin Scholarship in Art.

These awards are valued between $2000 and $3000, and are designed to honor your past academic achievements and help you develop an equally impressive record at the University of Washington.

Application for the 2016-17 Crabby Beach and Hinckley-Martin Scholarships closed August 29th, 2016. Application for the 2017-18 academic year will open in May 2017.

Scholarships for Current Undergraduate Majors

Special Achievement Awards

Presented in autumn to the top undergraduate students from each of the School’s three divisions, these awards honor students who demonstrate academic achievement, creative excellence, and outstanding performance in the School and at the University of Washington.

The application cycle runs from February to April each year.

Come to a scholarship workshop! These Q&A sessions can help you create a strong application. Check out Advising’s Facebook Events page for workshop dates and more information.

The 2016 undergraduate scholarship recipients were honored at the annual Scholarship Reception in October 2016.

Graduating with Excellence Awards

The annual Graduating with Excellence Awards are given to the top undergraduate student from each of the School’s three divisions. These awards were created to acknowledge students whose academic achievements, creative excellence, and outstanding performance in the School and at the University of Washington put them at the top of their class.

Eligible undergraduate students are nominated for these awards by their faculty in Spring quarter. Recipients are honored at the School’s Graduation Celebration in June.

Pilchuck Summer Scholarship

The renowned Pilchuck Glass School partners with us to offer a combined scholarship that covers the cost of a summer course at Pilchuck. Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate majors are eligible to apply. Application for Summer 2017 is now closed. Application for Summer 2018 will open in December 2017.