Internship Awards, UW in Scotland

Overview: Do you want to take your studies to the next level. in Scotland? Create your own internship with UW in Scotland, and earn funding up to $5000 to support your experience. The internship period should be no less than one month, and residence in Scotland is required.

Strategies for Success:

  • Starting at least one month before the deadline: Develop your application in conversation with
    • your UW faculty,
    • the relevant Scottish institution (company, non-profit, college, etc.),
    • the Director of UW in Scotland (*Prof. Caroline McCracken-Flesher,


  • students in good standing, enrolled through Summer 2023 at UW
  • experiences that are not regular university courses or study-abroad opportunities
  • students who have taken a UW in Scotland course are strongly encouraged to apply.
    • You do not have to have taken a UW in Scotland course in order to apply.

Application Deadline: November 30

How to Apply: 

  • describe the project in detail (what do you want to study/learn?)
  • specify the educational need (how does this advance your degree/career goals?)
  • specify the host organization (company, non-profit) etc. and its necessity to the project)
  • detail logistics (when will you travel; where will you stay; what will you do & where?)
  • detail your budget (travel, accommodation, costs charged by the host institution, etc.)
  • Submitted applications should be no more than two pages in length.

Also required:

  • a statement or commitment trom the organization where the internship will occur
  • reference letter from a relevant UW faculty member submitted directly to Caroline McCracken-Flesher:

Submit completed applications, and have reference & support letters sent to:
Caroline McCracken-Flesher, Director UW in Scotland