Education affords opportunity to those with access to it. Helping disadvantaged youth realize the dream of attaining a higher education is a long-standing personal interest of Dennis and Phyllis Washington. The Washingtons understand the importance of higher education to remain competitive in the global market place. More importantly, they know that an investment in the human mind will produce immeasurable returns for the individual and society as a whole.
The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation Scholarship Programs include:
A scholarship to provide financial assistance to National and State Horatio Alger Scholar Alumni who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity, and who aspire to pursue a graduate level education.
Montana high school seniors may apply for a scholarship that strives to provide educational opportunity to underprivileged Montana youth who have displayed academic promise, community involvement, and the ability to persevere in the face of adversity.
A program that awards scholarships to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.
A scholarship created in 2007 to promote the betterment of society and development of a highly diverse, globally engaged workforce by awarding graduate fellowships at The University of Montana and Montana State University to Montana Native Americans.
A scholarship awarded to one outstanding Montana State University undergraduate student each year, in memory of Washington Corporations’ inspirational and longest term employee Helen B. Miller.
The Presidential Leadership Scholarship was created through the Davidson Honors College at the University of Montana.