Annual Conference Scholarship

Download Application

To apply for a scholarship, download and complete the form. PDF applications are encouraged.E-mail completed applications to:

If mailing an application, complete and return 1 original form and 3 copies (four total) of your application.

WaMA Awards Committee: c/o Betsy Millard, Director
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum
PO Box 153, Ilwaco, WA  98624

All nominations must be postmarked or emailed by 3 April, 2015


Fresh News From WaMA

Heritage Caucus welcomes Rep. Steve Tharinger!

This year we welcome Rep. Steve Tharinger of District 23 as a new Heritage Caucus co-chair.  He joins long-time caucus co-chair Sen. Jim Honeyford, of District 15,  in 2016 for the second half of the Washington State Legislature’s biennium.  Ask your district legislators to attend!

Sign up to speak up for museums at Arts & Heritage Day, Feb. 10!

Help support museums at this year’s Arts & Heritage Day!  We need participants from legislative districts across Washington to help museums to become more visible to policy makers.  We are continuing to partner with the Washington State Arts Alliance to orchestrate this important event, so sign up to speak up for Washington’s cultural legacies!

Participate by signing up here.

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