About Whatcom Women in Business

Established in 1978, WWIB is one of the oldest and most encompassing network/referral sources for business women.

Whatcom Women in Business Scholarships

Each year Whatcom Women in Business raises money to give scholarships to women entering higher education, including but not limited to technical or trade school, beauty school, community college or university. We look for women that are committed to the four core values of WWIB: leadership, professionalism, mentoring and community, as well as financial need.

In 2020, WWIB was able to give five scholarships valued at $5,000 each. The recipients were incredibly grateful for the financial assistance, which helps them pursue their dreams of higher education. This year, the need is greater than usual, as college students will have a difficult time finding part-time work to help pay for their tuition, books, and other expenses. We hope that our community will come together and help us raise money for next year’s scholarships by joining this year’s online auction and bidding on the fantastic items available. 



Announcing 2020 Scholarship Recipients
2020 Scholarship Recipient
2020 Scholarship Recipient
2020 Scholarship Recipient
2020 Scholarship Recipient
2020 Scholarship Recipient

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 the application for further instructions.

Coming Soon: Download the 2021/2022 Scholarship Application

 

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