Scholarship/Grants

Lower Connecticut Valley Branch
Scholarship Committee Education Opportunities


College Grants for Women

Awarded by Lower Connecticut Valley Branch of AAUW
2022 – 2023 Academic Year

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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 1, 2022.

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 Middlesex or New London County
  • Applications must be received by Monday, June 13, 2022

For application or information
https://lowerctvalley-ct.aauw.net or Nancy Fairchild 860-339-5765

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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 Middlesex or New London counties.

The grant process for the academic year begins in March and requires that applications be submitted no later than June 13, 2022.  Recipients are selected based on personal goals, academic performance, and financial need.  Awards are announced by July 1, 2022.

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


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 mid-February.  The two day conference will be held virtually on May 25th and 26th, 2022. For information visit www.nccwsl.org or contact Sue Aberbach at 860-367-4433.

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