The Woman’s Educational Aid Association was founded in 1871 to promote the higher education of women. The association provides tuition grants to women students at Northwestern who meet the WEAA criteria of superior academic ability, personal potential, and financial need. The guiding purpose of the WEAA is to provide a supportive environment in which young women can pursue their ambition and realize their potential.
WEAA Vision: Women investing in women to support their success in college and beyond.
WEAA Mission: The Woman’s Educational Aid Association provides financial assistance, personal support and mentoring to undergraduate women at Northwestern University. We enable women from economically or socially disadvantaged circumstances to access the full range of educational experiences offered at Northwestern.