The Executive Women International Scholarship Program (EWISP) is an annual, competition-based program that awards college scholarship money each year to qualifying high school seniors. Judges select winning students based on their scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, good citizenship, and extra-curricular activities.
EWI believes that the Executive Women International Scholarship Program (EWISP) will positively impact the personal life, employment, family, and community of the applicant.
Brief History of Executive Women International (EWI)
EWI was founded in 1938 by Lucille J. Perkins to change the roles of women in business and the diverse careers held by our members. We are an international organization with 34 Chapters across the United States and Canada. EWI has been awarding scholarships for over 30 years and awards over $200,000 in scholarships each year through our Chapters and the Corporate Office.
Eligibility and Requirements
The EWISP Scholarship is a non-discriminatory, educational scholarship program for the benefit of traditional students pursuing an associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree, or certification program in a specific career path.
- High school seniors enrolled in a public, private, charter, or parochial school located within the boundaries of a participating EWI Chapter or persons who are homeschooled.
- Plans to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution
- Demonstrated financial need
- Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Have contributed to their community as demonstrated by their involvement in extracurricular activities, employment, and civic or volunteer activities.
Applicants must reside within the boundaries of a participating Chapter. Participating Chapters are listed here.
List of Executive Women International Scholarship Program (EWISP) chapters located across the United States and Canada.
- Calgary, CA
- Corpus Christi
- Des Moines
- Kansas City
- Lehigh Valley
- New Orleans
- Oklahoma City
- Pomona Valley
- RichmondSan Antonio
- San Diego
- Saskatoon, CA
- Western Washington
The Executive Women International Scholarship Program (EWISP) scholarship is an annual competition-based program that awards more than $100,000 in college scholarship money each year to qualifying high school seniors.
Judges select winning students based on their scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, good citizenship, and extracurricular activities.
How To Apply
Students who wish to apply should consult with their school counselor. Applications must be submitted to the appropriate school counselor who will determine which applications will be considered by the EWI panel of evaluators.
Applicants must provide four (4) copies of the completed application, which includes:
- Completed EWISP Application Form (which can be obtained from your school counselor)
- Autobiographical essay
- Listing of awards and honors
- Copy of unofficial transcripts
- Two letters of recommendation: one from a sponsoring school official and one from a personal contact (other than a school official)
Carefully review the Submission Checklist provided with the EWISP application and verify that you have all your documents (and copies) completed and attached before sending your packet to EWI of Spokane. No handwritten applications will be considered. All submissions must be typewritten and printed in black ink.
Please mail or deliver your application to:
Northeast Community Center
Attention: Jene Ray, EWI Scholarship Chair
4001 N Cook St
Spokane, WA 99207
Questions may be directed to Jene Ray at 509-209-7227 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference EWI EWISP in your correspondence.
A panel of impartial judges will review the applications and select the 2023 scholarship recipients. Finalists will be invited, as special guests, for the EWI Scholarship Banquet on May 16, 2023, at 5:00 pm at a to-be-determined venue in Spokane, WA.
Executive Women International Scholarship Program (EWISP) for 2023 has closed. Their program for 2024 will open in the beginning of January 2024.