The Colorado Springs Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) mission is to advance equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. Five scholarships in the amount of $1200 each will be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year as announced in the 2020-2021 application. In addition, one or more memorial scholarships designated for elementary education majors will be awarded.
The applicant must be an undergraduate woman with at least 36 earned college credits. Applilcants must be currently attending either PPCC or UCCS, must be planning to attend 2020 fall semester classes at PPCC or UCCS, and must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
A) All pages of the completed AAUW scholarship application, including the applicant's signature on the Use of Application Materials statement.
B) Official grade transcripts sent directly by the college to the email address or postal mail address provided on the application.
C) The applicant's 2020-2021 Student Aid Report available on FAFSA website. All pages must be submitted.
D) A personal statement following the instructions on the application form.
E) A letter of recommendation sent directly from the recommender to the email address or postal address provided on the application.
Scholarship applications will be judged by the Local Scholarships Committee on the equally weighted criteria of academic excellence, financial need, personal statement, and letters of recommendation.