Washington University runs a number of internal scholarship and fellowship programs.
The Merle Kling Undergraduate Honors Fellowship Program (MKUHF) at Washington University accepts current sophomores interested in engaging in serious undergraduate research and possibly pursuing graduate work in the humanities and/or social sciences.
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship is open to students who show a demonstrated commitment to increasing cross-racial and ethnic understanding and who are interested in matriculating in a Ph.D. program in Anthropology, Area Studies, Art History, Classics, Computer Science, Demography, Earth Science, Ecology, English, Ethnomusicology, Foreign Language, Geology, History, Literature, Mathematics, Musicology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Theory, Religion and Sociology.
uSTAR Scholars Program
This uSTAR Scholars Program is designed to give a diverse array of students who show promise in research the opportunity to reach new heights during their junior and senior years. Generous funding for research and outstanding mentoring allow students to establish a trajectory of excellence that leads to a PhD and a career-long dedication to excellence in research. Spanning a broad array of disciplines including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, and Biostatistics, the uSTAR program strives to jumpstart the doctoral education for promising students. For additional information contact uSTAR Program Coordinator Jennifer Kohl.
Arts & Sciences Florence Moog Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded each spring to one outstanding A&S sophomore preparing for a career in science and achieving excellence in science and at least one area distinct from science. Eligible students are contacted March 1st to apply by April 1st. Additional questions can be directed to Dean Matt DeVoll.
The Civic Scholars Program recognizes Washington University undergraduates who exemplify potential for civic leadership. Spring semester sophomores are selected for the program based on their commitment to community service and civic engagement and desired career paths in public service.
Washington University students who elect to study abroad have the opportunity to apply for additional scholarships through program providers, independent organizations and governmental aid. Each scholarship has unique requirements that may focus on financial need, academic excellence, non-traditional destinations and underrepresented groups.
Other Financial Aid
Washington University provides scholarships, grants, loans, and part-time employment to help families afford the best education. Please contact Student Financial Services (314)935-5900 for questions concerning: academic scholarships and fellowships for entering freshmen, financial aid, work study, consolidation of student loans, emergency loans, Perkins loans, cost stabilization, and the tuition installment plan.