Scholarships are available to females who are US citizens and high school graduates.  All NEW applicants must be New Castle, 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.

Applications for the 2019-2020 school year are available. All applicants are asked to submit a “photo release form” which is included in the application.

Word docx. applications:

 A2019-2020 Home Schooled 1018
A2019-2020 Re-applicants 1018
A2019-2020 New applicants 1018

PDF applications:
A2019-2020 Re-applicants 1018
A2019-2020 Home Schooled 1018
A2019-2020 Re-applicants 1018 (1)

The American Association of University Women was founded in 1882 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.


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