- Woman student and a U.S. citizen
- Meet age requirements for specific scholarship or grant
- A resident of Washington State for one or more years except applicant for Military scholarship.
- Officially accepted into a program or course of study at an accredited school in Washington State Q! 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.
FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE:
A completed application and documents must be submitted for each scholarship category you applying for:
Mature Woman Educational Scholarship ($1,000) — Scholarships offered to women age 30 + (by March 15) for retraining or continuing education.
Single Parent Scholarship ($1,000) — 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, under18 years of age, living at home.
BPW/WA Past President Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) — 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 ($500.) — a scholarship offered to a woman (any age) who plans a career in journalism, communications or related career, in memory of the first Washington State BPW President, Lulu Fairbanks.
BPW/WA Member Scholarship (up to $1,000) — awarded to a current Washington State BPW member who is in need of funds to attend an educational program to enhance career or potential advancement opportunity.
DESIGNATED FUNDS (funds donated by a BPW local organization, a business or an individual) A completed application must be submitted for each scholarship category you are applying for.
Southwest Seattle BPW (Eileen Henry Memorial Scholarship) ($500) — Offered to a mature woman in South King County wishing to continue her higher education.
Margaret Way Scholarship–($500) – Offered to a woman, age 30 +, living and planning to attend an accredited school in the Puget Sound area. No restrictions on major of study. Preference will be given to returning students.
Diane Lam Minority Woman Veteran Scholarship ($1,000) offered to a minority woman veteran re-entering school for skills to land or get back to the job market. Proof of minority and veteran status required.
Business & Professional Women (BPW/WA) Woman Military Scholarship ($500) offered to a female member of the Armed Forces or Honorably Discharged Veteran 18 years of age or older, attending any accredited school in the State of Washington. No restrictions on major of study.
Emerald City BPW Foundation Scholarship ($,1000) — 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.