The AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. In support of this mission, the Atascadero Branch of AAUW awards scholarships annually to women who have completed one year or more of college at an accredited institution. In the past few years awards have ranged from $500 – $2,000.
Eligibility for these scholarships is limited to:
A) Residents of Atascadero, Santa Margarita, Templeton, or Paso Robles;
B) Members of Atascadero Branch AAUW; and
C) Women who have graduated from one of these local high schools now living out of the area to attend college.
Applicants may be women at all levels of higher education. Women pursuing degrees in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications are evaluated based on the following criteria:
Description of goals
Letters of reference
Applications for 2020 will be open in February 2020. All applications will be due no later than April 20, 2020.