WASHINGTON STATE BUSINESS AND
PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S FOUNDATION
Educational scholarships available for 2021-2022
ELIGIBILITY RQUIREMENTS FOR GENERAL AND DESIGNATED FUND SCHOLARSHIPS
(see eligibility requirements for BPW/WA Member Scholarships on Page 2)
*FEMALE STUDENT AND A US CITIZEN
- Meet age requirements for specific scholarship or grant (if any).
- A resident of Washington State for one or more years.
- Officially accepted into a program or course of study of an accredited school in Washington State or enrolled in an “online” accredited program accepted as a Washington State Education institution.
- Demonstrate scholastic ability.
- Be in need of financial assistance.
- Submit a copy of official transcript of grades.
- Complete all pages of the application form and include all required additional documentation
Deadline: Must be postmarked on or by May 1, 2021 received by May 10, 2021.
FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
A completed application and all required supporting documents must be submitted. If applying for multiple scholarships make sure to include all additional requirements for the individual scholarship after the SCHOLARSHIP title.
[For additional information for General and Designated Scholarships contact General_Scholarship@BPWWAFoundation.org]
Mature Woman Educational Scholarship ($1,500.00)
Scholarships offered to women age 30+ (by March 15) for retraining or continuing education.
Single Parent Scholarship ($1,500.00)
Offered to a single woman, any age, planning to return to school or to continue her education beyond the high school level. She must have one or more dependent children, under 18 years of age, living at home.
BPW/WA Past President Memorial Scholarship ($1,500.00)
Awarded to a woman age 30+ (by March 15) in memory of one or more past presidents of Washington State Business and Professional Women.
Lulu Fairbanks Memorial Scholarship ($1,500.00)
A scholarship offered to a woman offered to any woman of any age to an accredited institution of higher education in the state of Washington with no specific program or field of study required. This scholarship is in memory of the first Washington State Business and Professional Women President, Lulu Fairbanks.
DESIGNATED FUNDS SCHOLARSHIPS
(Funds donated by a local organization, a business or an individual, most with additional criteria.)
SouthWest Seattle BPW (Eileen Henry Memorial Scholarship ($1,000.00)
Offered to a mature woman in South King County wishing to continue her higher education.
Margaret Way Scholarship $500.00)
Offered to a woman, age 30+, living and planning to attend an accredited school in Greater Puget Sound area. No restrictions on major of study. Preference will be given to returning students.
Emerald City BPW Foundation Scholarship ($1,000.00)
Offered to a woman living in the Greater Puget Sound area (King, Kitsap, Pierce or Snohomish Counties) with the following criteria: She will be entering, or continuing, a curriculum at an accredited school, in the field of study that will advance her career goals; be in need of assistance; have demonstrated a high scholastic ability.
BPW/WA MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
(BPW/WA members only )
Offered to a current member of Washington State Federation of Business and Professional Women to cover registration to attend a BPW/WA sponsored state meeting or to attend a required course to maintain a professional license or certification. [For full eligibility requirements, criteria and application send an email to Member_Scholarship@BPWWAFoundation.org]
WASHINGTON STATE BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S FOUNDATION
The Washington State Business and Professional Women’s Foundation Scholarship Committee
reserves the right to reject any or all applications that do not meet the requirements stated herein.