Established in 1978, WWIB is one of the oldest and most encompassing network/referral sources for business women.
This year, Whatcom Women in Business will be awarding five (5) $5,000.00 scholarships to women entering higher education including but not limited to technical or trade school, beauty school, community college or university. Applicants must be a high school graduate by Spring 2020 and a current Whatcom County resident.
What to Expect
Applications are due by March 31st, and will be carefully reviewed by our Scholarship Committee. Finalists are selected based on their application, goals, past grades, community involvement and volunteer, extra-curricular activities, work experience as well as financial need. The finalists will be contacted to schedule an interview, non-finalists will receive a notification letter. Selected recipients will be required to volunteer up to 10 hours with Whatcom Women in Business prior to November 30th.
Applicants may only receive one scholarship. If you apply and do not receive a scholarship one year, you may apply again. If you receive a scholarship, payment will be sent directly to your school or university. Please see application for further instructions.