EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS 2008-2009
Woman student and a U.S. citizen
Meet age requirements
for specific scholarship or grant
A resident of Washington
State for two or more years
accepted into a program or course of study at an accredited school in Washington State
in an “online” accredited program accepted by Washington State Education institutions
Be in need
of financial assistance
Submit an official transcript
of grades (copy accepted)
A completed application must be submitted for each scholarship category for which you wish to apply.
Woman Educational Scholarship ($1,000)-- Scholarships offered to women age 35 + (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, under 18 years of age, living at
BPW/WA Past President Memorial ($500)
awarded to a woman age 35 + (by March 15) in memory of one or more past presidents of Washington State Business and Professional
Scholarship ($500) awarded to a woman who is in a Masters or Doctoral degree program. Funds are from dividends of a SAFECO grant.
Lulu Fairbanks Memorial Scholarship ($500)-- a scholarship
offered to a woman who plans a career in journalism or related career, in memory of the first State BPW President, Lulu Fairbanks.
Member scholarship (up to $500) 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, District, or an
individual) A completed application must be submitted for each scholarship category for which you wish to
Totem BPW Scholarship (Given
in honor of Dorothy Carver) - ($1,500) Woman majoring in Business Administration or Political Science at a 4-yr.
College or university in the Puget Sound area.
North Central Washington (Wenatchee/Quincy
BPW; Ann Banko Memorial) – ($500) Offered to a woman 30 years of age or older living in the north central
region of Washington State who wishes to continue her education beyond high school level.
Seattle BPW (Eileen Henry Scholarship) - $500 Offered to a mature woman in South King County wishing to continue
her higher education.
Greater Everett BPW Mature Woman Scholarship
- $500 Offered to a mature woman in Snohomish County wishing to continue her higher education.
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When you support Business and Professional Women's (BPW/WA) Foundation,
you support a powerful research and education institution that is working to empower women to reach their full potential and
to work with employers to create successful workplaces. Your tax-deductible contributions helps BPW/WA Foundation develop
resources, research and programming on issues affecting women in the workplace and provide financial assistance for women
to further their educations.
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WSBPW FOUNDATION IS RECOGNIZED AS A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, 501 (C)
(3), and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
send all contributions to:
Washington State BPW Foundation
Virginia Murphy, Treasurer
P O Box 631
Chelan, WA 98816-0631