American Association University Women (AAUW) Carlisle Branch
The Carlisle Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers a Higher Education Scholarship for a qualifying Cumberland County woman college student.
-A female resident of Cumberland County for at least a year
-Successful completion of at least one year of college
-Must demonstrate financial need
-The candidate must be willing to grant permission to the branch to use her name, picture, and/or biographical information for publication
-The candidate shall be enrolled in an educational program that upon completion will make her eligible to be a member of AAUW
Applicants must be willing and able to conduct in-person interviews in Carlisle in March. Successful applicants must attend the scholarship banquet in April in Carlisle to receive the scholarship award and present their educational and career goals to the membership.
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AAUW Carlisle is proud to further the AAUW mission of promoting equity and education for women and girls by awarding the AAUW Carlisle Higher Education Scholarship every year. At the Scholarship Banquet on April 24, 2018 we were pleased to award four $1500 scholarships to be used toward their continuing education.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
P.O. Box 815
Carlisle, PA 17013
The Yeun Yen Lee Wong Memorial Scholarship, was introduced. Dr. Lillian Wong, and AAUW Carlisle member, offered the scholarship in honor and in memory of her mother who valued education though she herself lacked any formal education. The scholarship hopes to reflect the impact and importance of education for women and girls. This scholarship is given to a candidate who graduated with a STEM degree and is currently pursuing a second degree in a health field. Ciera Rhodes received this scholarship.