Valerie Bursten
Window Fashions Scholarship Award
Expanding awareness of homeowner benefits
For creative window stylings

Vision Statement

This award is to further Valerie Bursten’s belief in education to build confidence for women to achieve entrepreneurial success in sales and business. While mindful of women’s self determination, there is no restriction by gender or discrimination of any kind. Valerie Bursten’s desire was to see all students and professionals grow, benefit, and succeed through education.

Mission Statement

The mission of the scholarship fund is to broaden consumer awareness and to promote ownership of custom window fashions. A fundamental goal is to communicate artistic and functional benefits to the homeowner, particularly the custom and personal nature of well designed window treatments as a means to bring beauty to a room, and greater happiness to families who live there.