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Each year at the WASBO annual conference members donate items to the Scholarship raffle. The proceeds from the raffle are used to fund scholarships for WASBO members. Thank you to everyone that has helped raise money for the scholarship fund! Scholarships are awarded based on need, WASBO involvement and prior WASBO trainings participation. Depending on the number of scholarship applications, full or partial scholarships may be awarded. Members can receive only one scholarship per year. The deadline for scholarship applications for the Annual Conference is February 28th.
History of the Scholarship Program
The WASBO Scholarship Program was established in 1993, to assist WASBO members in furthering their education or that of others in the areas of school business management. Through the generosity of members and allied personnel, these funds are managed by the Board of Directors to assure maximum results/benefits.
Scholarships are granted for:
Who Can Apply?
WASBO members are eligible. Members may apply for more than one scholarship at a time (separate applications are required) and may apply year after year regardless if they have obtained one in a previous year. Current board members serving on the selection committee are ineligible.
Scholarship Amounts and Requirements
No scholarship award shall exceed $500.00. Applicants who have received previous scholarship funds will be required to demonstrate successful completion of the trainings covered by the most recent award (e.g. submittal of a transcript or grade sheet).
WASBO reserves the right to not award a scholarship in any given category in any given year pending quality of the application, availability of funds, etc.
For attendance at the Annual Conference only, special consideration will be given to school districts with recent levy failures, and applicants should identify themselves accordingly. Scholarships are awarded for the Annual Conference registration fee only. Membership dues that are included with the registration fee will have to be paid by the member.
Application ProcessComplete the scholarship application and mail/fax/email it to WASBO. Upon receipt, the application will be forwarded to the WASBO Board of Directors Scholarship committee for review.