The AAUW Greater Wayne Area Branch Scholarship Committee awards annual scholarships for women returning to college to complete a bachelor’s degree. The scholarships are intended to help ease the burden of college expenses for the recipients. The AAUW Greater Wayne Area Branch scholarships are reviewed and selected by the AAUW Greater Wayne Branch scholarship committee.
To be eligible, the applicant must be:
- a female resident of Northern New Jersey, living in Bergen, Morris, Essex, Passaic, Sussex, Hudson or Warren County.
- at least twenty-five years old by the application year.
- enrolled at an accredited college or university seeking an initial undergraduate associate’s or bachelor’s degree and expected to complete all coursework after September 2016.
- able to provide proof of a better than average GPA.
Students who have previously been awarded an AAUW Scholarship from any branch of the organization are not eligible for an award from the Great Wayne Area Branch.
Important: Please proofread your application for spelling and grammar since errors may influence the committee’s decision when choosing final-round applicants.
Use separate sheets for any additional information you wish to include. Please include your name at the top of any extra pages submitted.
Send your completed application by submitting online, if using the online form, or via postal mail. In all cases, applicants must submit the required supporting documentation via postal mail to the Scholarship Committee (mailing address below) to be received on or before Monday, April 11, 2016. Applications that are incomplete or received after April 11, 2016 will not be considered.
The Scholarship Committee of the Greater Wayne Area Branch of the AAUW will review applications and select the recipient(s).
Finalists may be contacted for a personal interview during the application review process. All applicants will be notified of the committee’s scholarship award decision. The Scholarship Award will be presented at the Wednesday, May 18, 2016, Annual Meeting of the Greater Wayne Area Branch of the AAUW. Scholarship winners are requested to attend the dinner meeting and be prepared to give a 2-3 minute presentation on their current scholastic activity and post-graduation plans.
AAUW-GWA Scholarship Committee
℅ Marianne Ritter
116 Harrison Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Any questions regarding the scholarship, please contact the AAUW-GWA Scholarship Committee at 973-868-7288 (phone or text) or firstname.lastname@example.org.