About the Scholarship

The organization which is behind this scholarship opportunity is the American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Harrisburg Branch. Applicants are supposed to declare their financial need honestly so that the organization can lend a helping hand. Interviews will be conducted as a part of the hiring process and after which the awardee will be granted the award at the AAUW branch luncheon in September. The recipient will also receive the help of the AAUW branch to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders.

Guidelines to apply:

  • Application forms can be assessed from the AAUW webpage.

  • Official transcript through the present spring term

  • Document verifying the enrollment form

  • Financial aid form

  • An essay that is limited up to 300 words describing the questions mentioned in the application form.

  • 3 personal reference letters out of which 2 must be academic

Award amount:

$2500 annually which is completely non-renewable, only 1 award is offered annually.

Deadline information:

The deadline is June 1st, and all the applicants must comply with the deadline requirements.


Eligibility Criteria

Must be a college attendant in Pennsylvania.

Only open for females.

Candidate must be a resident of Dauphin, Perry or Cumberland counties in Pennsylvania.

Permanent resident or a US resident is eligible.

Should have completed 60 or more credits in their bachelor's degree by the end of the spring of the current year.

Must be a full-time enrollee in the fall term of the current year.

Average grade points should be 3.5 or higher.

This award is only open for U.S students





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