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AAUW Return to Learning Scholarships

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
1
Deadline
April 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Members of AAUW are alumnae who unite to develop programs to enable college women to continue their own intellectual growth, to further the advancement of women, and to discharge the special responsibilities to society of those who have enjoyed the advantages of higher education. The Lombard Area Branch of AAUW is offering one "Return to Learning" scholarship to assist in completing an undergraduate or master's degree, or a certification program.

    Eligibility:
    -Reside in Lombard, Villa Park, Oakbrook Terrace, Wheaton, Addison, Glendale Heights or Glen Ellyn, Illinois
    -Are continuing Higher Education after a significant interruption
    -Are pursuing a certification program, undergraduate, or graduate degree, not including a doctoral program

    Special consideration is given to women who:
    -Return to learning (applicant continuing her education after a significant interruption)
    -Strong academics
    -Financial need
    -STEM field of study (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)
    -Employment and activities (work, family, campus, community involvement)
    -Current letter of recommendation from one professional contact
    -Acceptance at a college or university

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1350 Ridgefield Circle
  • Carol Stream, IL 60188
  • 630-353-0149

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