Women's Resource Center

Educational Programming

Educational Programming

From grants and scholarships to educational workshops WRC offers a wide range of educational tools to help empower local adults and kids.


Get Your Girl Power

This workshop is to encourage more young girls to embrace their intelligence, strength and body image, at one of the most critical times in a young woman’s educational career. Learn More

Topics Include:
Media literacy
Personal safety
Career and life choices,
Interpersonal relationships
bullying intervention techniques


4 Different Educational Funds Available
La Plata County High School Graduate Fund

A fund for young adults out of high school who plan on attending Fort Lewis College 

La Plata County Non-Traditional Student Fund

A fund for older adults who plan on attending Fort Lewis College to further education

La Plata County Training and Certificate Fund

A fund for women for training or classes they otherwise couldn’t afford

Educational Opportunity Fund

A fund for those who might not be ready for college, but would benefit from training

Application Requirements:

Applicants must be a client of the Women’s Resource Center
(simply come to our office and fill out an intake form).
Applicants must be a resident of La Plata County for a minimum of one year.
Applicants must be working or can demonstrate a strong work ethic.
Funds awarded must be used at an accredited organization or educational institution.

Important Scholarship Info:

Applications are accepted and reviewed monthly.
Applications are due the first Thursday of each month.
Read the application requirements carefully.
Incomplete applications will be denied.
You will be notified of an award decision by the last day of the month.

How To Apply:

Applications should be submitted in person at  Women’s Resource Center
679 East 2nd Ave, Suite 6 Durango, CO