AAUW Higher Education Scholarships for Female Students

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AAUW Higher Education Scholarships for Female Students

AAUW Carlisle branch has announced a scholarship in 2022 for women living in Cumberland Country. The program supports women seeking higher education to achieve their goals. This scholarship is for women of Cumberland Country, and it includes non-traditional students, women in doctoral programs, relative degree and nursing programs, and undergraduates.

The program offers women one scholarship worth $1500 for their higher studies. This helps the student to pursue their higher education without financial difficulties. Students from low financial backgrounds who cannot afford higher studies will get helped by this scholarship as this will provide funds for tuition fees, books, room, and other educational requirements.

The AAUW was established in 1881 by the CEO Kim Churches, Which is headquartered in Washington. It is a non-profit organization that works for programs that promote women and girls’ equality in terms of education, research, and others. The primary purpose of the AAUW Carlisle is to recognize the importance of education for women and to build them up so that they can achieve their goals and complete their educational studies.

Brief Description

The information displayed below gives a brief description of the program:

Education LevelHigh school seniors, undergraduates, and graduates
Access ModeOnline
Number of Awards4
City Cumberland Country
Contest DeadlineJanuary 11, 2022
Application FeesNot required

Who is Eligible?

The applicant must be a:

  • The female resident of Cumberland Country, PA for at least one year
  • An undergraduate or graduate student
  • An enrolled student has an associate, bachelor, or higher degree from a regional recognized college, university, or institution.

How to Apply?

The students who fit into the eligibility criteria have to fulfill the form to enter into the scholarship program. One can fill the application form provided on the page(click to open). Another way to fill the form is, print the application form from the 2022 Higher Education Scholarship and fill up all the details correctly, as well as the official transcript and personal statement and mail to:

Scholarship, AAUW- Carlisle PO box 815

Carlisle, PA 17013

Or can also mail into the official email id:


Some important points to be allowed by the applicant:

  • Attend an interview in person in Carlisle or on zoom, if Covid precautions are required, on Feb 19, 2022.
  • If the applicant gets selected, they must agree to attend AAUW Carlisle Branch Scholarship Banquet on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at 6 pm in Carlisle, or on zoom, if COVID precautions are required (each recipient will give an acceptance speech outlining her educational and career goals to AAUW members attending this event);
  • Agree to allow AAUW Carlisle Branch to use her name, picture, and/or biographical information publication.


This scholarship is for women, they will get awarded $1500; at least one scholarship will be provided. The women who want to pursue further education after high school or after graduation can benefit. This will help all those women out there in Cumberland country to be more knowledgeable, educated, independent, and growing ladies. All low class or middle class who cannot afford their education fees requirements will be acknowledged by this scholarship program.

Application Deadline

The interested and eligible women who want to apply for this scholarship program can submit the application form in one of the previously mentioned ways before January 11, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline would not be applicable and will get denied.

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