White Privilege Conference

UWB Students, Apply for a Scholarship Today!

What is the White Privilege Conference (WPC)?

WPC is an annual conference that examines challenging concepts of privilege and oppression and offers solutions and team building strategies to work toward a more equitable world. The WPC provides a yearly forum for critical discussions about diversity, multicultural education and leadership, social justice, race/racism, sexual orientations, gender relations, religion and other systems of privilege and oppression. This year’s conference theme will examine privilege as it relates to economic justice.

This year's conference takes place in Seattle from Thursday, April 11-Saturday, April 13.

For more information visit the conference website by clicking here.

About the Scholarship

Applications Available Now (for UWB Students Only)

Tuesday, Feb 19th, 9am to Wednesday, Mar 13th, 12am

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What does the scholarship cover?
The scholarship covers registration fees, meals, and transportation for the entire conference.

Who can apply for the scholarship?
All current UWB students are eligible for a limited amount of scholarships.

Do I have to attend the entire conference?
Yes. To be eligible for the scholarship you must be able to attend the conference from Thursday, April 11-Saturday, April 13. As soon as you register for classes, we highly recommend that you contact your professors to receive permission to attend the conference. If they agree, finalize a plan to get the information missed and/or make up any missed work.

What other meetings are required?

In order to prepare for the conversation at the conference and to foster community among the group, students are required to attend the following pre-conference session. If this date conflicts with class, please let us know as soon as possible!

  • Monday, April 1st: 4:30-6:30pm

Questions? Contact Sha'terika Perkins at sperkins@uwb.edu