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AAUW Boulder City (NV) Branch Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsored by American Association of University Women Inc

Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 8
Deadline : Apr 05, 2024

Our branch awarded four $1000 scholarships for spring semester 2024 to students attending Nevada State University. Applications for fall semester 2024 scholarships will be posted on this page in March.

Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Female U.S. citizen who is a high school graduate or GED recipient.
  2. Resident of Boulder City, NV or Henderson, NV for at least one year.
  3. Enrolled or accepted in a degree program leading to an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate degree at a regionally accredited community college, four-year college, or university.
  4. Have completed at least 15 college-level credits, excluding remedial courses, with an average GPA of 2.5.
  5. Agree to an in-person interview, if requested.

Scholarship recipients must also agree to:

  1. Become a member of the AAUW Boulder City branch for one year (no cost to student).
  2. Volunteer at two branch fundraising events (e.g., Home Tour, Wine and Chocolate Tasting).
  3. Agree to participate in at least two branch activities (e.g., meetings, board meetings, book group, etc.).

The following documents must be submitted to apply for the scholarship:

  1. Application - Complete the form by following the link online.
  2. One letter of recommendation addressing your accomplishments, attributes, academic and career goals. Letters cannot be written by relatives and must contain contact information for the author.
  3. Personal Statement Limit to one page (typed, double-spaced) narrative addressing your education and career goals, as well as steps you have taken to achieve those goals, your financial need for this scholarship and how this scholarship will help you achieve your goals.
  4. Unofficial transcripts of ALL college courses indicating at least 15 credits successfully completed with an average GPA of 2.5.

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