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BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – The Brattleboro Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is again offering scholarships of up to $1000 each to qualified female candidates who are residents of Windham County.
Both graduating high school seniors from area high schools, preparatory schools or home schools and women continuing their higher education are eligible to apply. Applications will be judged on academic performance, community involvement, and financial need.
The applicant must be accepted or enrolled as an undergraduate student in a one-year certificate or two- or four-year accredited college degree program for 2021-22.
Applicants must have been legal residents of Windham County for a minimum of two years.
This year’s scholarships will honor Sylvia (Hunter) Eaton and Dorothy Birge Keller, recently deceased AAUW Brattleboro members.
Guidance counselors in area high schools have posters and application forms. They can also be obtained from area college financial aid offices or by contacting the AAUW scholarship committee at (802) 490-2310.
Applications must be postmarked by Monday, Mar. 22 and can be sent to AAUW Scholarship Committee, c/o Melanie Crosby, 41 Harmony Place Drive, Brattleboro, VT 05301.
Now in its 94th year, the Brattleboro branch is part of a national organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.