Scholarships

 Scholarship applications for 2020 are now available below.

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. AAUW awards over 20 scholarships per year to women, with several being renewals. A scholar recipient must re-apply every year. Scholarship amounts range from $3000 for undergraduate to $6000 for graduate students.

Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are available. Both PDF and MS Word (Docx) formats are below.  All applicants are asked to submit a “photo release form” which is included in the application.

A2020-2021 New applicants 1019

A2020-2021 New applicants 1019

A2020-2021 Home Schooled 1019

A2020-2021 Home Schooled 1019

A2020-2021 Reapplicants 1019

A2020-2021 Reapplicants 1019

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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