Greater Milwaukee Foundation American Association of University Women-Milwaukee Branch Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for:

  • Graduate or undergraduate returning adult student (non-traditional). Undergraduates must have achieved junior standing.
  • An undergraduate student who started a degree program, had enrollment interrupted for a minimum of one semester, and who is returning to complete a degree
  • OR for graduate students, a student who has experienced a significant gap in time, of at least three or more years, between achieving an undergraduate degree and enrolling in a graduate program.
  • The recipient must be a full time or part time student carrying a minimum of six credits
  • The recipient shall demonstrate a commitment to promoting the mission of the AAUW, which is to advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. Such commitment may be demonstrated through a personal essay, and/or through activities such as employment, pursuit of knowledge, research, advocacy, or volunteerism with student or community organizations.
  • The student must be from Milwaukee County. Not intended for international students.
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Good academic standing, with a minimum 2.0 GPA

Award
$2,300 and renewable up to an additional year
Schools, Colleges, Departments, and Areas
Graduate Student Scholarships, University-Wide Scholarships
Deadline
02/01/2023
Supplemental Questions
  1. In what semester and year do you plan to graduate? (Example: Spring 2024)
  2. Are you a graudate a student who has experienced a significant gap in time, of at least three or more years, between achieving an undergraduate degree and enrolling in a graduate program?
  3. Please demonstrate your commitment to promoting the mission of the AAUW, which is to advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. Such commitment may be demonstrated through a personal essay. Or you may discuss your activities such as employment, pursuit of knowledge, research, advocacy, or volunteerism with student or community organizations.