Scholarship

Lower Connecticut Valley Branch
Scholarship Committee

Education Opportunities

Education Grants

The Lower Connecticut Valley Branch supports women by offering educational grants to students who are pursuing their undergraduate education at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, hold a high school diploma, be pursuing an Associate or Bachelor degree, and reside in Chester, Clinton, Deep River, East Haddam, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, or Westbrook.

The grant process for the academic year begins in March and requires that applications be submitted no later than end-May. Recipients are selected on the basis of personal goals, academic performance, and financial need. Awards are announced in early July.

  Education Grant for Women

Awarded by AAUW Lower Connecticut Valley Branch
Academic Year 2017 – 2018

The Lower Connecticut Valley Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) is offering a $2000 grant to women who are pursuing undergraduate education.  Successful applicants will be awarded $1000 upon registration for the fall semester and $1000 upon successful academic performance and registration for the spring semester.  Recipients will be chosen on the basis of personal goals, academic performance, and financial need.  Grants will be announced by July 15, 2017.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 21 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Pursuing an Associate or Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university
  • Resident of Chester, Clinton, Deep River, East Haddam, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Westbrook
  • Applications must be postmarked by Monday, June 12, 2017

For information please contact:
Barbara Hall at 860-767-2355 or http://lowerctvalley-ct.aauw.net

Click here to download the application!


National Conference for Collegiate Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)

The Lower Connecticut Valley Branch supports women by providing scholarships to students to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. This is an annual conference that focuses on advocacy, health, and wellness, while building leadership skills in women allowing them to succeed on campus, within the community, and in their careers.

Students are identified and selected in February and registered by early-April.   The 2 ½ day conference is held in late May at the University of Maryland.

These educational opportunities are administered by the Scholarship Committee of the Lower Connecticut Valley Branch. For further information, contact lcvaauw@gmail.com.