2014 FALL Educational Scholarship Opportunity for Women
For over 80 years, Abilene AAUW has annually awarded scholarships to women furthering their education. Scholarships are available to women returning to higher education after some period of time in which their formal education was interrupted. Women currently enrolled and pursuing degrees at all of Abilene’s universities and community college are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Application packets are available below:
- Women of Promise & Courage Jewell Davis Scarborough Graduate/Post Graduate Scholarship
- Women of Promise & Courage Undergraduate Scholarship
Applications should be mailed to:
Abilene AAUW Scholarships
PO Box 6107
Abilene, TX 79607.
Deadline is September 15, 2014
On December 2, 1932, thirty-two women led by Mrs. Dallas Scarborough met to organize a unit of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) in Abilene, Texas. Throughout its 80 years, Abilene AAUW has advocated, provided educational opportunities and scholarships, made significant contributions to the Abilene community culture and supported equity for women and girls.
AAUW 130 Year Legacy: AAUW, representing more than 170,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 800 college and university partners, is the nation’s leading advocate for education and equity for women and girls.
All meetings of the Abilene Branch are Shape the Future meetings
Members are encouraged to bring guests and prospective members to all of our Branch events. New members to AAUW receive a 50% discount on National Dues.