University women in Jefferson County offering scholarships

PORT TOWNSEND — The University Women’s Foundation of Jefferson County, an affiliate of the Association of American University Women Port Townsend, is seeking women for its university scholarships.

Details, criteria and application forms are posted online at www.pt-wa.aauw.net.

Applications are due Saturday, March 13. Scholarship recipients will be notified in early May.

The foundation plans to award $53,900 in scholarships in 2020.

The scholarships are:

• Elmira K. Beyer Endowed Scholarship: $11,000 for a student who has at least one year of university study and wishes to continue her education, this year the foundation has an additional Elmira K. Beyer scholarship of $8,500.

• Lisa T. Painter Endowed Scholarship: $5,900 for a student in the fields of law, fine arts or health care at an accredited college, university or graduate school.

• Technical/Career School Scholarships: $5,000 each for two students pursuing certification from an accredited technical school such as the School of Wooden Boatbuilding, or the Seattle Film Institute.

• Constance Anna Pash Scholarship: $3,500 for a student whose field of study is within the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math), with preference for math-based disciplines.

• UWF Environmental Scholarship: $3,000 for a 2020 high school graduate, or a continuing college student, studying environmental science with a focus on climate change.

• High School Scholarships: $4,000 for a 2020 graduate of each Jefferson County High School (Port Townsend, Chimacum and Quilcene) with a GPA of 3.5 or greater enrolling in 2020 full-time university study or a community college for courses that are required preliminary to university study.

For more information, email [email protected].

More in News

Jefferson County Library gets large bequest

Board welcomes ‘amazing, unexpected’ gift

tsr
Port Angeles ceremony to honor man killed in Korea

Remains of local Korean War soldier come home

US Highway 112 slide repair expected to begin Monday

State Department of Transportation officials expect to begin repairs of… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases keep rising on Peninsula

Olympic Medical Center transfers cases to Jefferson Healthcare

Jaymon Skinner of Bernt Ericsen Excavating is part of the crew moving earth for the foundation of 7th Haven, the Olympic Community Action Programs’ housing project at Seventh and Hendricks streets in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
7th Haven on schedule and on budget

First residents of housing project expected in spring ‘23

Scott Gardinier/Peninsula Daily News 
Port Angeles Food Bank workers hand out bags of food supplies and sanitization products to a long line of cars Wednesday afternoon. More than 90 people came to the drive-thru by 2 p.m. The food bank is currently preparing an indoor shopping area that is expected to be open early this year.
Port Angeles Food Bank provides for the community

Scott Gardinier/Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles Food Bank workers hand out bags… Continue reading

Peninsula awaits news on how to order federal masks

Health officer: N95, KN95 masks recommended

Police rescue 2 after Bellevue home slides off foundation

Police in Bellevue rescued two people from a home that… Continue reading

Most Read