AAUW Anacortes Branch Scholarship

Website: American Association of University Women - Washington

Description

The Anacortes Branch of the American Association of University Women is offering a $2000 and a $1000 scholarship to a woman who is entering or completing an undergraduate degree program, a vocational certification program, or taking courses beyond the undergraduate level in preparation for an advanced degree. The woman must either be an Anacortes High School Graduate or have resided on Fidalgo Island or Guemes Island for the last three years. Previous applicants and recipients of AAUW scholarships may apply.

The scholarship will paid directly to the accedited college, university, or training instituion where the student is registered. The fund may be used by the student at any at any time during the year for books, tuition, and/or supplies. 

Eligibility

This scholarship is available for women who are entering or completing an undergraduate degree program, a
vocational certification program, or taking courses beyond the undergraduate level in preparation for
an advanced degree. The woman must either be an Anacortes High School Graduate or have
resided on Fidalgo Island or Guemes Island for the last three years. Previous applicants and recipients of AAUW scholarships may apply.

The AAUW Scholarship Committee will consider the following selection criteria:

  • Clarity of stated career goal, work and educational experience related to career goal,
  • GPA,
  • Strength of letters of recommendation,
  • Financial need,
  • Personal contributions towards funding career goal
  • Community service and life experience, and
  • Performance at interview.
Student Type
  • freshman
  • sophomore
  • junior
  • senior
  • graduate
Citizen Type
  • Us Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
Procedure

Applications can be submitted either online or by regular mail. The submission addresses are listed on the application document.  Applications must include unofficial electronic or hard copy transcripts from accredited colleges, universities, or training institutions attended, and an unofficial transcript from Anacortes High School if the woman is a graduate. In addition, applicants must submit three current letters of academic or professional reference (employer, college/training institution instructor, or high school teacher).  Directions to do so can be found on the application document.

Applications can be requested from:

Contact Information

Should you have questions about the application process, please contact:

Terri Bawden, Scholarship Chair, 509-670-4412, aauwanacortes@gmail.com for more information