July 2, 2022

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Grants for Mature Women

The Lower Connecticut Valley Branch of AAUW is offering educational grants to mature women who are pursuing an associate, bachelor, or graduate degree. The grant is a minimum of $500 per semester. Applicants must be 21 or older, have a high school diploma or equivalent, be enrolled or anticipating being enrolled in an accredited degree granting college or university program and be residents of the towns served by our branch (Chester, Clinton, Deep River, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook).

Recipients will be chosen on the basis of goals, performance and financial need. All awards are conditional on proof of registration. Applications must be postmarked by June 30 and decisions will be announced by August 15th.

Applications and information may be requested from Jane Kelly (860)581-8256 or Rose Petersen (860)434-432 or by email to aauwlcv@gmail.com.

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. AAUW has a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institutional partners. Since its founding 130 years ago, members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. AAUW’s commitment to educational equity is reflected in its public policy advocacy, community programs, leadership development, conventions and conferences, national partnerships, and international connections.  For membership information about the Lower Connecticut Valley branch, contact Liz Wessoleck (860)399-9615 or Deb Rie (860)399-0664.