Donate to our 2020 Scholarship Fund!
Seattle AWIS encourages and appreciates individual and company/organization donations to the 2019-2020 scholarship fund (donations should be sent by May 1st, 2020). All donations are 100% tax-deductible, and 100% of the money is used directly for scholarships. Individuals who contribute at least $1000 and companies/organizations that contribute at least $1500 to the Seattle AWIS scholarship fund will have a scholarship named in their honor. These donors will be acknowledged on the Seattle AWIS website and at the awards banquet in June of 2020, and will have the opportunity to present the scholarships that they fund to the fortunate recipients at the banquet. Questions contact – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are being accepted for AWIS Seattle Scholarships 2020-2021!
Sponsor: Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Award: Scholarship amounts range from $1000 – $7500.
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Eligibility: Open to women who will be juniors or seniors at a four-year college or university in the state of Washington in the Fall of 2020. Applicants must have a declared major in the sciences, engineering or mathematics, and must have a United States issued social security number. Winners generally have exemplary grades, outstanding letters of recommendation, financial need, a record of community service, and a strong interest in pursuing a career in the sciences, engineering or mathematics.
Number Awarded: 5-8 scholarships per year (usually 30 – 40 applicants)
Contact: Fran Solomon, Ph.D., AWIS Scholarship Committee (email@example.com).
Congratulations to the 2019
AWIS Scholarship Recipients
L to R:
Hannah Redden, Hang Mai, Kayla Eschenbacher, Tina Rajabi, Fran Solomon (center, Scholarship Committee Co-chair), Melissa Conerly (Scholarship Committee Co-chair), Tracy Pennell, Susan Schowalter, Brianna Christiansen
Scholarship Recipient Scholarship Donor
Kayla Eschenbacher Conerly Family Patricia Virgadamo Mem. Scholarship
University of Washington | Senior | Neuroscience
Susan Schowalter Conerly Family Patricia Virgadamo Mem. Scholarship
Pacific Lutheran University | Senior | Biology
Tina Rajabi Battelle Scholarship
University of Washington | Senior | Math
Mikaela Schlesinger Battelle Scholarship
Gonzaga University | Junior | Biology (Honors Program)
Hang Mai Smith-Hamrick Scholarship
University of Washington | Junior | Electrical Engineering
Hannah (Hyae Won) Redden Thompson-Branum Scholarship
University of Washington | Senior | Bioengineering and Biochemistry
Tracy Pennell Leon and Emma Solomon Memorial Scholarship
University of Washington | Senior | Civil and Environmental Engineering
Brianna Christiansen Pearson Family Follow Your Dreams Scholarship
Seattle Pacific University | Senior | Electrical Engineering
Camille Zaug Gilbert-Camp Scholarship
Seattle University | Senior | Math and Physics
Beth Gebre Pay It Forward Scholarship
Seattle Pacific University | Junior | Physiology
Thank you to the 2019 Scholarship Donors:
Battelle Conerly Family
Veronica Smith & Natalie Hamrick Fran Solomon
Carol Thompson & Mark Branum Lauren Ryan
Steve Gilbert & Janice Camp Pearson Family
AWIS Members and Supporters
2019 AWIS Banquet Pictures
For more information contact the AWIS Scholarship Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to our 2018 AWIS Scholarship Donors!
- Conerly: Patricia Virgadamo Memorial Scholarship
- Bristol-Myers Squibb
- Solomon: Leon & Emma Solomon Scholarship
- Pearson Family
Congratulations to our 2018 AWIS Scholarship recipients!
At the AWIS Banquet on June 14th, ten young women were introduced as recipients of the 2018 Seattle AWIS Scholarships. The scholarship fund donors were on hand to present the scholarship awards.
- Tracie Barry (University of Washington, Tacoma | Senior | Environmental Science) – Battelle Scholarship
- Heather Bergey (Seattle University | Junior | Math) – AWIS Members Scholarship
- Zaya Delgerjargal (University of Washington, Seattle | Senior| Environmental Studies and Economics) – Gilbert-Camp Scholarship
- Katie Hearther (University of Washington, Seattle | Junior| Oceanography) – Leon & Emma Solomon Scholarship
- Miwako Ito (University of Washington, Seattle | Junior | Chemical Engineering) – Smith-Hamrick Scholarship
- Mireya Jimenez-Magana (Gonzaga University | Junior | Biology) – Battelle Scholarship
- Grace Sullivan (University of Puget Sound | Senior | Molecular & Cellular Biology) – Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholarship
- Miranda Taggart (Seattle University | Junior | Biochemistry) – AWIS Members Scholarship
- Katelyn Tozer (University of Washington, Tacoma | Senior | Biomedical Science) – Patricia Virgadamo Memorial Scholarship
- Camille Zaug (Seattle University | Junior | Math and Physics) – Pearson Family Follow Your Dreams Scholarship
The Seattle AWIS Scholarship program began in 1991 and has been awarding scholarships annually to undergraduate women majoring in STEM at Washington universities or colleges. Since then, over $175,000 in scholarships has been awarded. Recipients were selected based on academic excellence, financial need, motivation to pursue a science-based career, and a record of giving back to their communities.
2018 AWIS Scholarship winners and donors. Back Row: Miranda Taggart, Karen De Jongh, Melissa Conerly, Grace Sullivan, Jessica Pearson, Camille Zaug, Megan Pearson, Miwako Ito, Veronica Smith, Natalie Hamrick. Front Row: Steve Gilbert, Fran Solomon, Janice Camp, Katelyn Tozer