The AAUW Greater Wayne Area Branch Scholarship Committee awards annual scholarships with a preference for women returning to college to complete their first undergraduate degree. The scholarships are intended to help ease the burden of college expenses for the recipients. Scholarships are reviewed and selected by the AAUW Greater Wayne Branch scholarship committee. in 2023, our organization awarded three $3000 scholarships in addition to donating $500 to AAUW National Funds.
Qualified applicants must be:
- A resident of Northern New Jersey, living in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, or Sussex County.
- At least twenty-five years old by the application year
- Enrolled at an accredited college or university seeking a first undergraduate bachelor’s degree and expected to complete all coursework after September 2024. If you already have a bachelor’s degree, you are not eligible for our scholarship.
- Able to provide proof of a better than average GPA
Students who have previously been awarded an AAUW Scholarship from this branch are not eligible.
PROCEDURES FOR SUBMITTING 2024 APPLICATION
Applicants must apply on-line.
Upload the supporting documents or send as an email attachment to email@example.com.
All applications must be received on or before Friday, April 12, 2024. Applications that are incomplete or received after April 12, will not be considered.
Important: Please proofread your application for spelling and grammar since errors may influence the committee’s decision when choosing final-round applicants. Answer all questions, or mark N/A if not applicable.
SELECTION OF AWARDEES
The Scholarship Committee of the AAUW Greater Wayne Area Branch will review the 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 by early May 2024.
The Scholarship Award will be presented at a dinner in May. Scholarship winners are requested to attend and be prepared to talk for 2-3 minutes on their current scholastic activity and post-graduate plans.
Application deadline is Friday, April 12, 2024
Any questions regarding the scholarship, please email the AAUW-GWA Scholarship Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org