Scholarships


Each year, The Woman’s Club of Olympia awards the Florence Brewer Memorial Scholarship to three students graduating from an accredited high school in Thurston County.


Criteria for the selection of recipients are:

  1. Good scholastic standing

  2. Financial need

  3. Evidence of dependability and leadership ability

  4. Good character

  5. Community involvement

  6. Attendance at an accredited college or university, or community college in the state of Washington. Should a student receiving this award change plans and attend an out-of-state school, the award must be relinquished and awarded to an alternate.

If you are interested and would qualify for this scholarship, please send your application to the chairperson of the Scholarship Committee listed below. We will be awarding three one-time scholarships; one for $3000.00, one for $2000.00, and one for $1000.00. Click here to download the application.

Please also include the following:

Three copies each of:
  • Your completed application

  • An essay about yourself

  • Three Letters of recommendation with the following requirements:

    • One must be from a teacher

    • The second may be from an advisor, counselor or other school employee

    • The third must be from and employer, volunteer coordinator, community member, etc., or other outside source

(Letters from family members will not be accepted.)

Also include:

  • One small photo of yourself (A photo of 1st place winners is required for state scholarship entry).


  • A sealed transcript from your High School.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY January 13, 2017

Priscilla Quinton, Scholarship Chairperson

Woman’s Club of Olympia

1002 Washington Street SE

Olympia, WA 98501-1352

360-943-1129

Mail or drop off at the Abigail Stuart House in side door mail slot across from parking lot.

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