WEA-Retired Scholarship Opportunity

Congratulations to the 2020 WEA-Retired Scholarship Winners!

             Heather Alnes, Tumwater, ESP
             Hillary Britt, Des Moines, Certificated
             Brenda Dutton, Newman Lake, Certificated
             Natalie Foster, Spokane Valley, Certificated
             Ciara Harding, Spokane, SWEA
             Michelle Heeb, Puyullup, Certificated
             April Hoeveler, Lacey, ESP
             Jamie Howell, Raymond, Certificated
             Anita Johanson, Manson, Certificated
             Christina McElrova, Richland, Certificated


This year, WEA-Retired is offering up to ten $1,000 non-renewable scholarships for the purpose of assisting WEA members in enhancing skills in specific education areas and/or attaining or maintaining a teaching certificate.

To apply:

  • Complete the cover letter (Required for all applications)
  • Choose the instruction sheet for Certificated, Classified, or SWEA, and complete a narrative from the questions asked.
  • A Letter of Recommendation is also needed.

Scholarship information and links are also available on the Retired Educators page on the WEA website.

The completed cover sheet, application letter, and letter of recommendation should be sent to:

WEA-Retired Scholarship Committee
51 SE Bayview Lane
Shelton, WA 98584

The scholarship application paperwork must be received by March 10, 2020. You will receive an email confirming that your application was received.

If you have applied before, but have not received a scholarship, you are eligible to apply again. This scholarship cannot be used to pay for classes already taken or for reimbursement for pre-paid classes. You must be a WEA member to apply.

Recipients of the scholarships will be notified by May 1, 2020.