AAUW Scholarship Fund - Durango Branch

This scholarship has been created from three individual scholarship funds – the Cheryl Jackson Endowed Scholarship, the Janet Watson Endowed Scholarship, and the Virginia Schoser Endowed Scholarship – to establish a single scholarship fund indicative of their values and mission to advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. It is awarded to applicants who are full-time student(s) in good academic standing progressing toward graduation. Achieved at least sophomore classification and demonstrated financial need. Preference to a non-traditional student from Southwest Colorado or Four Corners Region, who connects with the AAUW mission, and has experience gender inequality in education. Award amount varies up to $1,000.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Write a short essay describing how you connect to the American Association of University Women's mission and/or a time you experienced gender inequality in education.