Are you an undergrad passionate about social justice? A graduate student writing a dissertation on a labor-related topic? A busy activist building a student group or union campaign?

You are in luck! Each year, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies awards over $50,000 in scholarships at the University of Washington. The Bridges Center is currently seeking applicants from all three UW campuses and from students at all stages of education and experience.

Labor Studies awards are available to students at multiple stages of education and experience, from incoming freshman to senior graduate students. Individual award amounts range from $1,000 to $10,000. Students at any of the three University of Washington campuses (Seattle, Bothell or Tacoma) are eligible to apply.

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To apply for funding, visit the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies website for instructions. Only one application is required to be considered for multiple Labor Studies awards.

Awards will be granted during the 2021-2022 school year. To be eligible, students must plan to enroll at the University of Washington for Fall quarter 2021. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 19, 2021.


2021-2022 Labor Studies Awards Include:



Contact the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at or (206) 543-7537.