American Association of University Women Scholarships available
The Hilo branch of the American Association of University Women invites women attending the University of Hawaii at Hilo to apply for scholarships.
Applications must be submitted by March 20. In 2018, AAUW plans to make awards totaling $6,000.
AAUW will conduct a workshop titled “Writing an Effective Scholarship Application” to improve applicants’ success in applying at noon Feb. 5 and 3 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Kilohana Writing Center at UH-Hilo.
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be female graduates of a Big Island high school or a female student at UH-Hilo with resident status in East Hawaii. Additionally applicants must be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree or post-baccalaureate degree/certificate program at the UH-Hilo and have at least junior status (60 or more credits) at the beginning of the academic year for which the scholarship is sought.
The mission of AAUW is “advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.”
Every year, AAUW sponsors multiple fundraising events to raise money for scholarships for women in East Hawaii as well as a variety of educational programs focused on empowering women and girls. To support or join the organization, contact Elizabeth Hansen, branch president, at email@example.com or 747-4665.
For more information, visit https://hilo-hi.aauw.net.