Scholarship Application

We are pleased that you are interested in UUWomenspirit and hope you will be able to join us at our upcoming event. We are pleased to be able to offer two types of scholarships to our events.

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Young Women's Scholarship Fund

This scholarship pays the cost of attendance for young women (under 35) who will be  first-time UUWomenspirit participants, not including membership fees, any additional workshop fees, and merchandise.  The purpose of this fund is to encourage young women to come and experience all UUWomenspirit has to offer. These scholarships are given based on the availability of funds, so apply early!

Need-Based Scholarship Fund

Every effort is made to keep the cost of attending as affordable as possible, but for those who need assistance, limited scholarship funds are available for UUWomenspirit members.

More about the need-based fund: You may request any amount that you need up to $125, which covers half of the program expenses (food, lodging, and UUWomenspirit program fee) for one program — either Institute or Gathering. You will be responsible for paying the other half of the program expenses $125.

The need-based scholarship takes these considerations into account.  In your application, please explain:

  • any history you have of helping at UUWomenspirit events

  • whether you have attended a UUWomenspirit event before

  • the nature of your need

  • when the application is received prior to the deadline

Details on applying for scholarships

You may apply for one scholarship in a 12 month period. We do this so that we can help as many women as possible attend our event.


To be eligible for consideration, you must complete your online registration up to the point of paying (through step 13 in the instructions). If we offer you a scholarship, you will have one week to complete your registration by paying. If we are unable to honor your request for a scholarship, you can complete your online registration by making your payment or you can let us know that you need to cancel your registration. You must be a member of UUWomenspirit to utilize a scholarship (so if you are granted a scholarship and are not a member, you must become a member before you can use it).

This electronic form is submitted directly to the Scholarship Committee. All scholarship requests are kept confidential. If you have questions, please contact the Scholarship Committee.


UUWomenspirit is proud to offer a limited number of partial scholarships to UUWomenspirit members who need some financial assistance to attend one of our events. The number of scholarships we are able to offer is dependent upon the generosity of our members who make donations to the Scholarship Fund.

If you are able, please consider making a donation to our Scholarship Fund using Square by clicking the Donate button below. Donations in any amount are welcome, simply enter the amount you wish to donate on the Square page.


Thank you for your generosity!

Clicking the button will take you to the Square website to pay.