UWF Scholarships

2017 UWF board members Judy Jurden and Celia Fry with 2016 Beyer scholar Micaela Colley

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The University Women’s Foundation of Jefferson County (UWF) awarded (May 2017) the following scholarships for women living in Jefferson County for the 2017/18 academic year.

Email us for information:  uwfscholarship@aauwpt.org
Mail to:
UWF Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 644
Port Townsend WA 98368

FYI: UWF Scholarships 2017 flyer

Elmira K. Beyer Endowed Scholarship fund, allowing awards up to $11,000. Scholarships  are awarded for completing at least one year of university study (AP and similar courses taken in high school do not count). Read more about Elmira Beyer. See Criteria for award and application for UWF Scholarships

The Lisa T. Painter Endowed Scholarship, in the amount of $2,500, is awarded to a woman who plans to study law, fine arts or health care disciplines. Read more about Lisa Painter. See Criteria for award and application for UWF Scholarships

The UWF Environmental Scholarship, in the amount of $3,000, is awarded to a woman who plans to study environmental science with an interest in climate change. See Criteria and application for UWF Scholarships.

High School Scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each, are offered to seniors at Port Townsend, Chimacum and Quilcene High Schools. See Criteria and application form.

PLEASE NOTE that high school senior women wishing to apply for both a high school scholarship and the Lisa Painter or the Environmental Scholarship must submit TWO applications. In your application(s), please identify the scholarship(s) for which you wish to apply; do not submit more than one version of the application labelled “Endowed and related scholarships”. Your application(s) will be considered for all scholarships for which you appear to be eligible.

No person may win more than one UWF scholarship in any one year.

Finalists are notified in late March and may be asked to interview in early April. Winners are notified in late April and invited to attend the UWF Scholars Recognition Meeting in May.

Read about our prior winners and short biographies of Dr. Elmira Beyer and Lisa Painter:

Scholarship Awards Since 2014
1994-2014 Scholarship Awards