About the Scholarship

Women Helping Women, Inc sponsors the Vivian Winston Scholarship to support students' pay for their education with no burden.

WHWF was founded in the year 1992 to support women and children who are in need. Women Helping Women Fund (WHWF) is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting women and children to develop healthy families and lively communities. Vivian Winston Scholarship is honored by one of the 6 women who started this foundation and worked through her life to encourage Women and Children.


How to apply for the Vivian Winston Scholarship?

  • A student has to keep an eye on the opening date (January) and end application process by March.

  • The student has to complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be able to receive these financial aids and determine the financial position and amount that would be needed.

  • A letter of recommendation should be submitted by a student alone with the submission of the application.

  • The recipients will be asked for the most recent tax statement by the institution.

  • A personal statement addressing her circumstances with supporting documentation must be prepared.


Scholarship Amount and Deadline

  • This scholarship award ranges from $1500 to $4000 annually, The students can reapply for this grant every consecutive year.

  • The number of awards offered by this scholarship varies depending on the available funds, student's eligibility, and no of applications received.

  • Scholarships will be distributed from the Vivian Winston directly to the universities.

The applicants must submit their applications by the end of March 15, 2020. Applications are to be submitted online on the main website of Women Helping Women.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be a continuing or incoming full-time female student at Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, Washington State University.

  • The applicant must be a  resident of Spokane County while attending school.

  • Applicants must have dependent children requiring childcare during the scholarship year.