UW Women's Center

Meena Vashee Scholarship

Meena Vashee Scholarship is awarded to one individual each year who is a survivor of domestic violence or the child of a survivor. You must be a UW undergraduate student to apply. The scholarship is  awarded in the amount of $2000.

2016/2017 Meena Vashee Endowed Scholarship Application are now available!

This scholarship is for undergraduate students.

Applications are due on May 31, 2016.

Click here to download 2016-2017 Meena Vashee Scholarship Application.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance to undergraduate students who are survivors of domestic violence or are the children of domestic violence survivors.

The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The University’s Office of Student Financial Aid will determine financial need.

Candidates for the scholarship must provide confidential, independent and verifiable documentation that they are victims of domestic violence or the children of such victims. Source documentation can include but is not limited to: police and court records, confirmation from mental health providers, physicians and caseworkers. In all cases all documentation will be held in strict confidence.