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Annual Appeal | Diversity Scholars Fund

Updated: November 15, 2022

Dear Friends of BACWTT,
We are very happy to launch our Diversity Scholars Fund. Building on the success of last year, we are launching this now in anticipation of students enrolling in the 2022-2023 year. This campaign will run until December 2022—or until we reach our fundraising goal.
Please support us in the important work that will impact the future of our schools.
Kenneth Smith

The BACWTT Diversity Scholars Fund

The Diversity Scholars Fund provides funding for African American students to complete the Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training’s (BACWTT) Waldorf Teacher Training program. Scholars may receive support to complete the 13-week Foundation Studies program as an entry point before deciding whether to continue with the full 3-year training.

It is our intention to deepen and broaden the representation of diverse voices and perspectives that enrich the quality of a BACWTT education, as well as to be transformed by the diverse perspectives that our students bring. We continue the evolution of Waldorf education to meet the tremendous need for anti-racist and anti-bias education.

We are fundraising to provide tuition for 4 students to receive a full 1-year scholarship.

Diversity Scholars Fund Mission Statement

  • To increase African American representation among qualified Waldorf teachers in Waldorf schools and in the Waldorf education movement across North America.
  • To evolve the holistic, healing and strengthening impulse of Waldorf education to include the perspectives of African American teachers.
  • To create opportunities to improve and evolve the BACWTT program through dialogue with African American students and alumni by ensuring that their perspectives are living within the BACWTT community.
  • To ensure that African American perspectives are included in our intentions for the development of society and culture.  

To make a donation, please click on the “Donate” button below or, if you prefer,  please mail your check to:

The Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training
P.O. Box 21265
El Sobrante, CA 94820

*Please note which fund you’d like your gift earmarked toward, if any.

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