Tag: Scholarships

On Giving Joy Day, Knock Down Obstacles to Success

March 31, 2021 by Leilah Langley

Elsa Chavez portrait

Join us on Giving Joy Day—this Friday—as we celebrate EWU’s 139th birthday by spreading joy in the community and helping Eastern students succeed.

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EWU and the Krumble Foundation: A Partnership Built Upon Grit

January 15, 2021 by Leilah Langley

Lorren Morgan portrait

A new donor to EWU recognizes the potential in Eastern students and has signed on to help support those who show the moxie it takes to earn a degree. The Krumble Foundation, a Spokane charitable organization, has generously pledged $1.35 million in scholarship support to ensure more students see graduation day.

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EWU Foundation Raises More Than $80K for Eastern Students on GivingTuesday

December 3, 2020 by Leilah Langley

Bill Youngs smiling outdoors with thumbs up

The generous gifts will provide scholarship support and ensure students stay Eagle Strong during these difficult times.

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Unfinished Work: Strengthen a Late Professor’s Legacy

November 24, 2020 by Leilah Langley

Anna Dvorak portrait rock climbing

The Anna K. Dvorak Memorial Fund is only about $4,000 from reaching endowment. It’s not too late to give a gift and take advantage of a match which will make your donation go twice as far.

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EWU Army ROTC Cadets Receive Citizen-Soldier Scholarship

November 10, 2020 by Leilah Langley

soldiers in uniform with American flag

Ten members of the ROTC Fighting Eagles Battalion were recently awarded the ROTC Citizen-Soldier Scholarship, a new scholarship made possible with a generous donation from an anonymous donor.

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Retired Theatre Professor Makes Lasting Gifts to EWU Students

August 26, 2020 by Leilah Langley

Students on stage acting in a play

A pair of gifts from a long-time theatre professor at Eastern Washington University are likely to bookend many deserving students’ college careers.

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Continuing a Legacy of Geographic Discovery

April 2, 2020 by Leilah Langley

Anna Dvorak scenic outdoors portrait while hiking

Anna Dvorak, an assistant professor of geography at EWU, died in a climbing accident in Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains in 2015. A memorial fund in Anna’s honor will help students continue her love of geography.

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These Scholarship Matches Will Give Your Gift More Impact

by Leilah Langley

Bill Youngs smiling outdoors with thumbs up

Each of these scholarship funds will match your donation, dollar for dollar, to ensure that your gift goes even further during this time of economic uncertainty for Eastern students.

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EWU, Numerica Surprise Student with Scholarship on Giving Tuesday

December 10, 2019 by Leilah Langley

student, ewu staff, numerica staff, posing with huge scholarship check

When Madison McKenzie’s professor held her after math class last Tuesday, McKenzie first worried that she was somehow in trouble. Then, when she stepped out into the hallway, she knew something truly unexpected was happening.

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Eastern Welcomes New Wheelchair Basketball Head Coach

December 4, 2019 by Leilah Langley

David Evjen portrait

With the hiring of its first head coach, Eastern Washington University is closer to developing a sanctioned intercollegiate wheelchair basketball program.

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