Alene Moris Women’s Center

STANLEY & BERTHE HABIB SCHOLARSHIP

The Stanley and Berthe Habib Scholarship was established to support current Women’s Center Making Connections students entering the University of Washington to pursue a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) Fields. Two Making Connections students are awarded the Habib Scholarship annually.

Amount: $1,000 per year, renewable up to 4 years.

Application Deadline: Closed

Please contact the Making Connections Program manager Senait Habte via email senait@uw.edu

NADIA PAYET SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship supports two Making Connections graduates who are intending to pursue a degree in Computer Science. Students intending to pursue other STEM majors may also be considered.

Amount: $2,500

Application Deadline: Closed

MAKING CONNECTIONS NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR COLLEGE WOMEN STUDENT LEADERS (NCCWSL) SCHOLARSHIP

Making Connections teamed with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Seattle to sponsor two Making Connections Alumni to attend the NCCWSL conference in College Park, Maryland.  The scholarship includes conference registration, accommodations, and airfare.

Amount: program cost

Application Deadline: Closed — 2021-2022 Scholarship will open early 2022.

More information about NCCWSL can be found by visiting https://www.nccwsl.org/.

MEENA VASHEE SCHOLARSHIP

The Meena Vashee scholarship supports University of Washington undergraduate students who are survivors of domestic violence or are the children of a domestic violence survivor(s).

Amount: $2,000

2021 application opens end of July/early August. Please check back for updates on our confirmed timeline.

JUDITH M RUNSTAD- Wells Fargo Washington Women’s Roundtable Scholarship

The Judith M. Runstad – Wells Fargo Washington Women’s Roundtable Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students in the fields of technology, innovation, business, engineering, health or real estate. Two applicants will be selected.

Eligibility

Recipients shall be graduate students or students enrolled in continuing education programs such as, but are not limited to:

  • University of Washington – Seattle’s Runstad Department of Real Estate Studies
  • University of Washington – Seattle’s Foster School of Business
  • University of Washington – Tacoma’s Milgard School of Business
  • University of Washington – Tacoma’s Professional Development Center
  • University of Washington – Bothell’s School of Business
  • And/or other UW graduate school and continuing education programs in the fields of Technology, Innovation, Business, Engineering, Health and Real Estate at any campus.

Amount: $6,500; Funds distributed 2021-2022 academic year.

Applicants are selected based on academic merit and financial need.

APPLICATION LINK AND REQUIREMENTS

For the application link, please click here.

Application requirements are listed below:

  1. Resume (including community and/or industry involvement, as applicable);
  2. 2 Letters of Recommendation (at least one professional):
  3. Essay (1,000-word Maximum): Tell us why you selected the continuing education program and how this program and this scholarship will help you advance in your career within the next five years in one or more of the following fields: technology, innovation, business, engineering, health and/or real estate.
  4. Signed Permission to Release Information Agreement

Application Deadline: Closed

Notification: Selection notifications will be sent via e-mail prior to 21-22 academic year