Dear Friends,

It is more urgent than ever before for us to help educate young Turkish women so that they can become intelligent and self-reliant global citizens.

Thanks to your continued support during nearly three decades, TAWSF has granted nearly 400 scholarships totaling $320,000 to young, ambitious students. We need your contributions in order to continue our scholarship program.

This is how you can help:

  • Donate to TAWSF
    • Donors can sponsor a student by donating $900 or more per year for three years. We can create a scholarship in your name, in a loved one’s name, or as a memorial.
    • Donations of any amount are gratefully accepted. Membership in TAWSF is included with donations of $100 or more.
  • Become a member of TAWSF. Membership is $100 per year.
  • Attend our fundraising events.


Step 1:  Make your donation or pay for your membership by credit card or check

  • Pay by credit card by selecting the PayPal button, orPay with PayPal Credit or any major credit card
  • Mail a check, made out to TAWSF, to our President:

Dr. Ayhan Lash
990 N Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL  60611

Step 2:  Please send us information about your donation or membership


Thank you for your support of education for women.


With appreciation, the Board of Directors of TAWSF


Your donation is tax-deductible. TAWSF is a tax-exempt non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, run entirely by volunteers. All but a very small portion of your donation will go directly to our scholarship recipients.