Scholarships

Below are the materials for application for 2021-2022 scholarships. Applicants may submit their applications and materials either electronically or by postal mail. Please read all instructions thoroughly before beginning the application process. All materials, including tax information and letters of recommendation are due no later than March 1, 2021. Incomplete applications are not considered. If you have any questions, please email us at aauwwilmscholars@gmail.com

Detailed instructions for the application can be found here:

New applicants instructions 01/23/21 Click Here

Returning applicants instructions 01/23/21 Click Here

All applicants will need to:

  1. Complete the appropriate application (including all supplemental materials):

New Applicants Electronic Form (high school seniors & current college students)

New Applicants Printable Form

Homeschooled Applicants Electronic Form

Homeschooled Applicants Printable Form

Returning Applicants Electronic Form

Returning Applicants Printable Form

  1. Complete the AAUW Financials Form

Financial Aid Printable Form  01/23/21

Any questions about the application process may be sent to aauwwilmscholars@gmail.com

Click here to see the 2020-2021 scholarship recipients!

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN RESIDENTS OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY, DELAWARE

The American Association of University Women was founded in 1881 for the purpose of “uniting of the alumnae of different institutions for practical educational work.” In accordance with the goal of working for broader opportunities for women, the Wilmington Branch of the Association offers annual scholarships of varying amounts to women pursuing a baccalaureate or graduate degree at an accredited college or university.

Scholarships are available to females who are U.S. citizens and high school graduates.  All NEW applicants must be New Castle County, DE residents. All high school seniors applying must attend a high school in New Castle County or be home schooled in the County.  Home-schooled students must meet University of Delaware admission requirements.  All scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a baccalaureate or graduate degree program at an accredited institution. 

Scholarships apply only toward tuition, are for one year only, and are awarded on the basis of: Scholastic standing, Financial need, Contributions to the school and community, and Results of standardized testing. Scholarships are renewable.

Donate to our scholarship fund!  

Make checks payable to:
AAUW Wilmington Scholarship & Memorial Fund
Mail to: AAUW Wilmington, 1800 Fairfax Blvd., Wilmington, DE 19803
Donations to the fund are tax-deductible.

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