2023 scholarship have all been filled


These scholarships are made possible by you! Funds & handmade items are donated throughout the year for this year’s scholarships with many items being gifted by previous years’ attendees. Throughout the gathering weekend everyone is welcome to participate in our raffle whose proceeds go towards scholarships for the following year. In addition, we have an official Spirit Weavers Merchandise booth and online store where all proceeds go towards scholarships as well.  If you feel called to donate or help with our scholarship fund, please email:

You are welcome to apply for more than one scholarship but please be mindful that we receive a large number of applications and consider applying for one or two that are best suited for you. Please direct any scholarship questions to

This year we are happy to announce we have 18 scholarships available for the 2023 gathering. Great thanks to the SW Community and all of the 2022 raffle donations and tickets sold!  Scholarships include a ticket (+ breakfast & dinner) for one session but do not include travel or accommodations. 

Here are our 2023 scholarships:

  • Indigenx/First Nations: Four scholarships available to First Nations/Indigenx women
  • disABLED Beings:  Two scholarships available to beings with visual impairment, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, Deaf/HOH, and/or chronic illnesses
  • Beings of Color: Eight scholarships available to all BOC, including multi-racial and/or self-identified women
  • LGBTQ2IA+: A scholarship available to those identifying as LGBTQ2IA+
  • Elder and Crone: A scholarship available to women over 60+
  • Earth Tenders: A scholarship available to tenders & caretakers of the Earth
  • Guardian Gratitude: Two scholarships available to mothers and parent/legal guardian



Spirit Weavers Gathering recognizes the importance of Solidarity and Allyship work. Having a variety of scholarships available is just one of the many ways we continue to open this container for all walks of life. Thank you for believing in these small but potent offerings as we strive to create a diverse, empowering, and unique gathering.

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Scholarship Coordinator

TamRA Wich’MA – Scholarships

Hi! My name is TamRa Wich’Ma, Consultant & Coach of Live True Wholeness. I have 15+ years of experience working in the non-profit sector, community organizing, event planning, program development, and implementation, as well as grant writing for community programs and projects in the social work field. My work has included people from all walks of life; including those experiencing homelessness, mental health needs, racial, inequity, intimate, partner, violence, addiction issues, spirituality seeking, and full spectrum trauma needs. My educational background: Bachelor of Social Work and Masters of Social Science. I believe deeply in the use of arts to move forward social integration, healing, and well-being. My most recent project is a cinematic educational video series (think docu-series) on expanding awareness for Social Services Providers, Clinicians, and clients about the prevalence and extensiveness of the impacts of trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences.

I identify as a multi ethnic Costa Rican, American woman who is a third culture individual. My mother is a black Latina from Costa Rica, and I am first generation on my mother’s side, my father is the descendent of a long line of doctors and US military, in addition, he has lived with Parkinson’s for most of my 37 years. I grew up experiencing struggle from lower socioeconomic class, and being outside the dominant majority in rural predominantly less Melanated European Northern California.