Scholarships

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WAEOP members believe in giving back to their community. One way this is accomplished is through member supported scholarships. Funding for scholarships is provided through fundraising activities. Scholarship applications are due no later than February 1 each year.

For more information about scholarships, contact the Scholarship Chair Pam Craft at scholarship@waeop.com

Past Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Application Information:

Applications are in PDF format. Acrobat Reader required to open.
They may be completed on the computer and printed for mailing.

Affiliate Sponsored Student Scholarship
Application and Additional Information
Deadline – February 1st

AFFILIATE REQUIREMENTS/INFORMATION
1. Candidates must be sponsored by an affiliate of WAEOP, which qualifies as a contributing member to the WAEOP Scholarship Fund during the current year (August 1-July 31). Affiliates must have contributed a minimum of twenty-five dollars ($25) OR contributions may accompany the application. (Local associations must have affiliated prior to November 1 of the current school year.)
2. An affiliated association may sponsor only one candidate.
3. An affiliated association must submit candidate application and supporting documents to the WAEOP Scholarship Chairman postmarked by FEBRUARY 1st.

WAEOP Dependent Student Scholarship
(Member Sponsored)
Application and Additional Information
Deadline – February 1st

WAEOP DEPENDENT STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP (MEMBER SPONSORED) GUIDELINES
• This is a scholarship designed to assist the child of a WAEOP member.
• The scholarship is valued at $1000. One scholarship will be awarded.
MEMBER REQUIREMENTS/INFORMATION
1. The candidate’s parent or guardian must be a current member of WAEOP as confirmed by the Membership Chairman. (Current membership must be effective by November 1st of the current school year.)
2. A member must submit candidate application and supporting documents to the WAEOP Scholarship Chairman postmarked no later than FEBRUARY 1st.

WAEOP Member and Irene Usitalo Scholarship
Application and Additional Information
Deadline – February 1st

These scholarships are open to WAEOP members who are entering or continuing their education in the field of education at an institution of higher education.
Scholarship award is based on: biographical sketch which should include association activities, financial need, community activities, and personal background. Judging criteria is as follows: biographical sketch – 35%, letters of recommendation – 15%, educational goals – 15%, financial need – 15%, association activities – 10%, community activities – 5%, professional presentation – 5%.
Please TYPE all requirements on the application form. Mail this form with biographical sketch to the Scholarship Chairman, postmarked by FEBRUARY 1st.

Betty Meek Memorial
Member Scholarship
Application and Additional Information
Deadline – February 1st

This scholarship is open to WAEOP members who are entering or continuing their education in the field of education at an institution of higher education. All members are encouraged to apply; however, first priority will be given to Area 10 applicants.
Scholarship award is based on: biographical sketch which should include association activities, financial need, community activities, and personal background. Judging criteria is as follows: biographical sketch – 35%, letters of recommendation – 15%, educational goals – 15%, financial need – 15%, association activities – 10%, community activities – 5%, professional presentation – 5%.
Please TYPE all requirements on the application form. Mail this form with biographical sketch to the Scholarship Chairman, postmarked by FEBRUARY 1st.


Jean Fankell WAEOP Student Scholarship

Member Sponsored
Application and additional information (PDF)
Deadline – February 1st

This scholarship is designed to assist the child, or grandchild of a WAEOP member.
Scholarship award is based on: academic standing, financial need, and initiative.
Judging criteria for selection: follows:
Scholastic Record – 40%,
Activities/School/Extra_Curriculum – 10%
Financial Need – 30%
One-Page Essay – 10%
Letters of Recommendation – 10%
Please TYPE all requirements on the application form. Mail this form to the Scholarship Chairman, postmarked by FEBRUARY 1st.

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