Scholarship

Lower Connecticut Valley Branch
Scholarship Committee

Education Opportunities

 

Education Grants

The Lower Connecticut Valley Branch supports women by offering college grants to students who are pursuing their undergraduate education at an accredited college or university.  Applicants must be at least 20 years of age by year end, 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 April and requires that applications be submitted no later than June 10, 2019.  Recipients are selected on the basis of personal goals, academic performance, and financial need.  Awards are announced in mid-July.

Additional information is listed in the flyer below.   An application follows and contains instructions on completion and submission.

Education Grant for Women

Awarded by Lower Connecticut Valley Branch of AAUW
2019-2020 Academic Year

The Lower Connecticut Valley Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) is offering a $2000 grant to women who are pursuing an Associate or Bachelor degree.  Recipients will be chosen on the basis of personal goals, academic performance, and financial need.  Grants will be announced by July 15, 2019.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 20 years of age by year end, 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 10th

For application or information:
https://lowerctvalley-ct.aauw.net or Mary Mazur 860-891-8656

Click here to download the application!

    American Association of University Women is a membership organization changing the climate for women and girls.

 

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 December, and registered by end January.   The 2 ½ day conference is held in late May at the University of Maryland.  For information visit www.nccwsl.org or contact Linda Frigon at 860-391-1524.

These educational opportunities are administered by the Scholarship Committee of the Lower Connecticut Valley Branch.