Scholarship

AAUW Carlisle Branch recognizes the importance of education in helping women advance and is proud of its tradition of assisting women with this goal. Each year we are pleased to award at least one $1500 Higher Education Scholarship to a woman student from Cumberland County currently attending any institution of higher education.  Past recipients have included non-traditional students, women in doctoral programs, in associate degree and nursing programs as well as those in bachelor degree programs.

Below are the qualifications and application process.

Qualifications for AAUW Carlisle Branch Higher Education Scholarship

  • A female resident of Cumberland County, PA for at least a year.
  • Successful completion of at least one year of college.
  • Demonstration of financial need.
  • Enrolled in an educational program that upon completion fulfills AAUW membership criteria.
  • Submission of completed application (see below), an official transcript with school seal; and personal statement by January 15, 2019.
  • Attend an in person interview in Carlisle in February 2019.
  • Successful applicant is required to attend the Scholarship Banquet (Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm in Carlisle) in order to be eligible to receive the scholarship award.  At this event, scholarship recipients will present educational and career goals to the AAUW Carlisle membership.
  • Recipient agrees to allow AAUW Carlisle Branch to use her name, picture, and/or biographical information for publication.

There are three options for submitting your application.

  1. You may complete the online application form–see below. You must complete the application in one session–there is no save feature.
  2. You may print the 2019 Higher Education Scholarship Application; complete application; including official transcript and personal statement; and mail to:
    Scholarship
    AAUW-Carlisle
    PO Box 815
    Carlisle, PA 17013
  3. You may print the 2019 Higher Education Scholarship Application; complete application and scan; including official transcript and personal statement; and email to: aauwcarlislescholarship@gmail.com.

For more information, contact aauwcarlislescholarship@gmail.com.

AAUW 2019 Scholarship Application

  • Personal Information :

  • Education :

  • High School

  • College

  • Employment :

  • (List full or part-time jobs you have held for three months or longer, placing present or last employed first).
  • Financial :

  • DEPENDENTS: (person/s you claim as a dependent on your tax return):
  • INCOME: (This information is strictly confidential and is for use of scholarship committee only.)
  • Please list grants, loans and scholarship received and/or participated:
  • List two (2) references : At least one must be from an academic source or work / volunteer supervisor.

    REFERENCE 1 :

  • REFERENCE 2 :

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