Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Meet Our Staff

Robin Chang, Director

206-543-2603
robinc@uw.edu

Contact Robin regarding any scholarships, including:

Emily Smith, Assistant Director

206-543-4170
emilys42@uw.edu

Contact Emily regarding any scholarships, including:

Kiana Parker, Global Opportunities Adviser

206-221-6059
kmparker@uw.edu or goglobal@uw.edu

Contact Kiana regarding any scholarships, including:

Izet Mendoza, Student Associate

206-543-4282
scholarq@uw.edu
Contact Izet regarding general scholarship inquiries, for appointment assistance and/or to schedule a scholarships presentation or discussion with your student group, class or meeting.

Mona Pitre-Collins

Immediate Past Director (Ret.)

Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity

OMSFA is housed in the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity (EXPD), along with eight other programs: The Carlson Leadership and Public Service Center, Early Identification Program, Global Opportunities, Ronald E. McNair Program,Jumpstart, The Mary Gates Endowment for Students, The Pipeline Project, and The Undergraduate Research Program. OMSFA collaborates closely with these other EXPD programs to identify and reach out to engaged students.

OMSFA is a unit within Undergraduate Academic Affairs in collaboration with the Office Minority Affairs and Diversity.

National Association of Fellowships Advisors

OMSFA is a member of the National Association of Fellowships Advisors (NAFA). NAFA’s mission is to guide advisors in promoting the full potential of fellowship candidates through the application process, and to foster the continued growth and professionalization of fellowship advising in higher education.