About the Scholarship
A scholarship fund was established in 2006 to honor WHWF Co-Founder, Vivian Winston.
Winston focused on social justice work, long before it was trendy. She was an early advocate for women and children, a member of Spokane’s chapter of the League of Women Voters from its inception in 1948, as well as the first woman president of Spokane’s United Way in 1969.
Applications are now open through March 22, 2021.
To qualify for the Vivian Winston Scholarship, the student must meet the following criteria:
- A resident of Spokane County while attending school.
- Have dependent children requiring childcare during the 2021-2022 school year.
- An incoming or continuing full-time female student at Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, Washington State University: Spokane, Whitworth University or Community Colleges of Spokane pursuing an Associate Degree, Bachelors Degree, or special certification.
Checklist for Application
Complete application that includes a brief biography, financial overview and narrative about academic/personal goals.
Most current transcript.
Application and Award Timeline
Applications are available through March 22, 2021. Finalists will be notified by April 8 and asked to participate in a virtual interview during the week of April 12-16. Recipients will be announced by April 19, 2021.