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. We would like all interested women to be able to attend, and would like for financial need not to be a barrier for attendance. Several options are available to those for whom the cost is prohibitive. For those who need assistance, scholarship funds are available for UUWomenspirit members. These are available once per twelve month period. We also have other options, including volunteering with The Mountain, to defray costs of food and lodging. Contact us if you are interested in these.
More about the need-based fund: You may request any amount that you need up to the full amount of program expenses (food, lodging, and UUWomenspirit program fee) for one program — either Institute or Gathering. These scholarships are given based on the availability of funds. Additional information may be requested in case of limited funds.
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 us.
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.