Local Scholarships

AAUW branches and states provide funding for local scholarship programs across the U.S. for qualified women. Participating branches and states determine their scholarship amounts and eligibility criteria, and applicants apply directly to the opportunities for which they are qualified.

For more information, please contact your local AAUW branch using the information below.

Ann Rhian and Nancy Johnson Memorial Scholarships
Fairbanks Alaska Branch: Fairbanks, AK

P.O. Box 83406
Fairbanks, AK 99708-3406
fairbanksAK.AAUW@gmail.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate or Graduate
Amount per award ($): $1,000.00

Sacramento Branch Scholarships
Sacramento Branch, Inc.: Sacramento, CA

3736-64th Street
Sacramento, CA 95820
aauwsacscholarships@gmail.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $2,000.000

Aurora, Colorado Branch Scholarship
AAUW Aurora Colorado Branch: Aurora, CO

23748 E Clifton Place
Aurora CO 80016
dbudy@comcast.net

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per reward($): $1,000

Lower Connecticut Valley Branch Scholarship
AAUW Lower Connecticut Valley Branch: Old Saybrook, CT

20 Meetinghouse Lane
Old Lyme, CT 06417
lcvaauw@gmail.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $2,000.000

Pompano Beach AAUW Scholarship
AAUW Pompano Beach Branch: Deerfield Beach, FL

665 SE 21st Avenue #308
Deerfield, FL 33441
pompanoscholar@yahoo.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate scholarship
Amount per award ($): $1,000.00 to $2,000.000

Inez Robb Scholarship
Boise Area Branch: Boise, ID

210 W State St.
Boise ID 83702
edavis@idcomfdn.org

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $1,000.00
Application link: Application listed as “Boise Branch, American Association of University Women Inez Robb Scholarship Fund”

Angeline Gale Scholarship
AAUW Naperville Branch: Naperville, IL

P.O. Box 4662
Naperville, IL 60567
aauwnapervillescholarship@gmail.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $5,000

Sydell Hollman Scholarship 2020
AAUW Naperville Branch: Naperville, IL

P.O. Box 4662
Naperville, IL 60567
aauwnapervillescholarship@gmail.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $5,000

Returning Scholar Scholarship

AAUW Elmhurst Area Branch: Elmhurst, IL

P.O. Box 243
Elmhurst, IL 60126
info@aauwelmhurst.org

Scholarship type: Undergraduate or Graduate
Amount per award ($): Two grants of $2,500.00 each
Residential restrictions: Elmhurst, Addison, Bensenville, Berkeley, Northlake, Oak Brook, or Villa Park

Return to Learning Scholarship
Lombard Area (IL) AAUW Branch: Carol Stream, IL

1350 Ridgefield Circle
Carol Stream, IL 60188
laurdris@aat.net

Scholarship type: Undergraduate or Graduate
Amount per award ($): $1,300.00

 

 

 

Mary Anderson Memorial Scholarship
AAUW Taunton Area Branch: Taunton, MA

606 Pleasant Street
Raynham, MA 02767
freemanlou@aol.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $500.00

 

Women in Transition Scholarship
AAUW Midland Branch: Midland, MI

76 Ashman Circle
Midland, MI 48640
info@midlandfoundation.org

Scholarship type: Undergraduate and Graduate
Amount per award ($): $2,000.00

AAUW Capital (NV) Branch Scholarship
AAUW Capital (NV) Branch: Carson City, Nevada
aauwcapbr@gmail.com

Scholarship type: undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $1,000

AAUW Medford, NJ area Branch Scholarship
AAUW Medford area Branch: Medford, NJ
Cynthia.sosnowski@gmail.com

Scholarship type: undergraduate female non-traditional student from Burlington County, NJ
Amount per award ($): $1,000
Application link: http://medford-nj.aauw.net/scholarship/

Lew Williams Scholarship and Leila Sulkes Scholarship
AAUW Freehold Branch: Freehold, NJ

P.O. Box 6052
Freehold, NJ 7728
freeholdaauwscholarships@gmail.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate or Graduate
Amount per award ($): $2,000.00
Application link:

Kathleen Barra Memorial Scholarship
AAUW Northern Ocean County Branch: Ocean County, NJ

AAUW-NOCB Academic Scholarship
AAUW Northern Ocean County Branch: Ocean County, NJ

P.O. Box 1994
Brick, NJ 08723
aauwnocb@gmail.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $1,000.00

Adirondack Branch Memorial Scholarship
AAUW Adirondack Branch: Greater Glens Falls Area, NY

236 Konci Terrace
Lake George, NY 12845
jritter1@nycap.rr.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate or Graduate level
Amount per award ($): $1,000.00
Residential restrictions: Resident of the area served by the Adirondack Branch of AAUW.
Restrictions: Full-time student.

Buffalo Branch Scholarship
AAUW Buffalo Branch: West Seneca, NY

P.O. Box 858
West Seneca, NY 14224
BuffAAUWScholarship2018@gmail.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate scholarship
Amount per award ($): $2,500.00
Restrictions: Only available to high school senior girls attending an Erie or Niagara County high school.

Jacquie Walker Scholarship

AAUW Buffalo Branch: Williamsville, NY
315 Sherbrooke
Williamsville, NY 14221

Scholarship type: Undergraduate, merit-based scholarship
Amount per award ($): $5,000.00
Residential restrictions: Resident of Western New York. Counties are Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany.
Restrictions: Available only to female attending college in the junior or senior class of the 2018-2019 school year. The applicant must have graduated from high school in Western New York.

Olga Lindberg Scholarship
AAUW Buffalo Branch: Cheektowaga, NY

P.O. Box 894
Cheektowaga, NY, 14225‐0894

Scholarship type: Graduate scholarship
Amount per award ($): $5,000.00; $10,000.00
Residential restrictions: Resident of Western New York. Counties are Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany.
Restrictions: Available only to women either living in or going to college in the eight counties of Western New York.

Catalyst for Change Scholarship
AAUW Buffalo Branch: Cheektowaga, NY

P.O. Box 894
Cheektowaga, NY 14225-0894
fern.beavers@gmail.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate/graduate scholarship
Amount per award ($): $3,000.00
Residential restrictions: Resident of Western New York. Counties are Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany.
Restrictions: Available only to women either living in or going to college in the eight counties of Western New York.

Tompkins Cortland Community College Foundation Inc
AAUW Ithaca Branch: Ithaca,NY

Tompkins Cortland Community Foundation Inc.
PO Box 520
Dryden, NY 13053
United States

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): Fluctuates based on Foundation Board Decision
Residential restrictions: No
Restrictions: Female student matriculated in a degree seeking program. The student must be 25-yr. old or older and have a gap in their educational experience and demonstrated financial need. The award amount will be approved by the TC3 Foundation Board annually. Applicants must complete an application through their mytc3 account and a FAFSA Application.

 

Jill Shelley Memorial Scholarship at Craven Community College
AAUW Twin Rivers Branch: New Bern, NC
Point of Contact: Craven Community College

800 College Ct.
New Bern, NC 28562
252.638.7211
wardc@cravencc.edu

Scholarship type: Undergraduate award for a female student for any major at Craven Community College (CCC)
Amount per award ($): Varies each year
Application link:

AAUW Graduate Woman Scholarship, AAUW Undergraduate Woman Scholarship
AAUW Tahlequah Branch: Tahlequah, OK

812 N Cedar Ave
Tahlequah, OK 74464
918.444.4200
glennsum@nsuok.edu

Scholarship type: Undergraduate/graduate scholarship
Amount per award ($): $1,000.00 and $500.00
Restrictions: only for students at Northeastern State University

AAUW Carlisle Branch Higher Education Scholarship
AAUW Carlisle Branch: Carlisle, PA
Scholarship
AAUW-Carlisle
PO Box 815
Carlisle, PA 17013
Email

Scholarship type: Undergraduate, Graduate
Amount per award ($): $1,500.00
Application link:

Alice Lawson Scholarship
West Chester – Chester County PA Branch: Downingtown, PA

26 Blakely Road
Downingtown, PA 19335
danandmimi1@verizon.net

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $1,500.00

Graduate Scholarship
York (PA) Branch: York, PA

1525 Fifth Ave.
York, PA 17403
ljcollison@hotmail.com

Scholarship type: Graduate
Amount per award ($): $3,000.00

Undergraduate Scholarship
York (PA) Branch: York, PA

1525 Fifth Ave.
York, PA 17403
carolbander@comcast.net

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $2,000.00

Community Service Scholarship
Tennessee Branch: Antioch, TN

3424 Calais Circle
Antioch, Tennessee, 37013
haj2m@mtmail.mtsu.edyu

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $1,000

 

Endowed Fellowship for Doctoral Candidates at University of Texas at Austin, AAUW Frances Malmberg Endowed Scholarship in the Austin Community College Foundation
Austin, TX Branch: Austin, TX

P.O. Box 5304
Austin, TX 78763-5304
austinaauw@gmail.com

Scholarship type: Graduate
Amount per award ($): $2,000

Tarrant County Branch Scholarship
AAUW Tarrant County Branch: Tarrant County, TX

1500 Houston St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817.515.5277
foundation.info@tccd.edu

Scholarship type: One for education and counseling majors, and one for STEM majors.
Amount per award ($): $750/semester

The AAUW Hill Country Scholarship and The Gwynn Groggel Memorial Scholarship
AAUW Hill Country Branch: Kerrville, TX

805 Loop 534, Unit 141
Kerrville, TX 78028
lgcdoover@hotmail.com

Scholarship type: Graduate scholarship
Amount per award ($): $2,000 per scholarship (2 available)

 

AAUW Salt Lake City Branch Scholarship
AAUW Salt Lake City Branch: Salt Lake City, Utah
mhaggerty@xmission.com

Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Amount per award ($): $1,000.00

AAUW St. George Branch Scholarship
AAUW St. George Branch: St. George, Utah

P.O. Box 790
St. George, UT 84771
birdlegsut@sbcglobal.net

Scholarship type: Multiple undergraduate scholarships
Amount per award ($): $1,000.00 to $2,000.00

Beverly Anderson Scholarship
AAUW Fairfax City Branch: Fairfax, VA

10847 Split Oak Lane
Burke, VA 22015
psmiller10847@verizon.net

Scholarship type: Undergraduate scholarship
Amount per award ($): Up to $2,500.00