Ethnic Student Center has scholarships available

Western Today staff

The Ethnic Student Center, part of the Associated Students at Western Washington University, announces the following scholarships and awards:

Lillie Mae Witherspoon Minority Scholarship ($1,500)
Deadline: Sunday, Jan. 25
The Lillie Mae Witherspoon Minority Scholarship has been established to provide a $1,500 scholarship to support an outstanding minority student with demonstrated academic success. 

Bellingham Herald Diversity Scholarship ($1,123)
Deadline: Tuesday, Feb. 17
The Bellingham Herald is sponsoring this $1,123 scholarship for a Western Washington University student who has a record of service to diversity issues, working with underrepresented populations and communities, and has been enrolled at Western for at least one year.

The Leek Family Job Preparation and Networking Award ($1,000 gift certificate)
Deadline: Tuesday, Feb. 17
Two award recipients will receive a gift certificate to create a professional wardrobe to prepare for job seeking opportunities, special assistance by the Career Services Center to prepare for job searches and interviews, and a celebration luncheon with the donor. Recipients will also be recognized during the Ethnic Student Center Commencement on June 12.

For details and application instructions, visit: > WWU Scholarships > Undergraduate Students > Diversity Scholarships. 

Direct questions to Danielle Smith at or 360-650-6271.

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 10:53am