AAUW Elgin Branch Scholarship Form

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN
Elgin Area Branch
Scholarship Form for the Academic Year 2021-2022

The Elgin Area Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers FOUR $1,000 scholarships to be used to meet undergraduate college expenses for the 2021-2022 academic year: The Betty Medearis Memorial Scholarship and three Elgin Legacy Scholarships. At least two of these scholarships shall be given to women of color. Each applicant will be considered for both scholarships.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Applicants shall be 19 years of age by April 1, 2021
  • Applicants shall identify as female
  • Applicants shall have successfully completed at least 12 semester hours (or equivalent) college credit
  • Applicants must plan to attend a college within a 50 mile radius of Elgin,IL and preference will be given to Elgin-area applicants
  • All applications shall be submitted by April 6, 2021

AAUW ELGIN BRANCH SCHOLARSHIP FORM FOR 2021-2022

  • PLEASE ANSWER ALL FIVE OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:
  • Please attach official transcripts from each post-secondary institution you have attended. If you cannot attach official transcripts, please email them to BOTH AAUW Scholarship Co-Chairpersons by April 20, 2021 to ensure review by the committee. Carol: wieglet@aol.com Vivienne: pioneer2627@outlook.com
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  • Max. file size: 3 MB.
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  • AAUW reserves the right to release your name and relevant information for public announcements, news articles, etc. If there is a reason you wish this information to remain private, please explain. I certify that all information in this application is true to the best of my knowledge. Furthermore, I will be pleased to become a student-affiliate of the Elgin Area Branch of AAUW for the duration of my scholarship.
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  • Scholarship recipients will be granted a student-affiliate membership in the Elgin Area Branch of AAUW and will be invited to attend branch meetings and activities. It is hoped that the recipient will attend AAUW’s May 2021 virtual dinner meeting at which time the scholarships will be awarded. The actual scholarship money will be mailed to the recipient’s college choice and deposited into her tuition account.