Scholarships 2020

2020 AAUW South Bend Local Scholarship

AAUW is a powerful advocate and visible leader in equity and education in critical areas impacting the lives of  all women and girls. Education as the path to equity is, and will remain AAUW’s core value and activity.

Eligibility: Women 25 years of age or older who are enrolled in an accredited 4-year college, an accredited Junior or Community College, or an accredited post high school technical training program are eligible to apply. Winners will receive $1,000 to be applied to tuition fees ONLY and will be delivered directly to the academic institution through the student’s identification number.

To apply for the 2020 AAUW South Bend Local Scholarship, see below.
Applications are due April 15, 2020. Winners will be announced by May 31, 2020.

2020 Scholarship Application

*      Please attach to this form an essay of 250-300 words detailing why you are applying for this scholarship.  Include any biographical information pertinent to your educational aspirations and explain why you  are in need of this scholarship to attend college.

Please include one letter of recommendation written by a person  (not a relative) who knows you well or has been a supervisor/mentor.

  • Personal Information          Name
  •                                                    Current Address
  •                                                    Phone
  •                                                    Email Address
  •                                                    Date of Birth
  • Education                       Name /  Location        Dates Attended       Degree(s)      Position
  • College
  • Graduate School
  • 1.  Are you enrolled in a college? and which one?
  •  2.  If you are not enrolled in college but plan to be, to which institution have you applied?   Have you been accepted?
  •  3. State your academic plans and goals for the future:



Employment History  (Please list most recent first)

Dates                               Employer                                                Address                                    Position




Send the form by April 30, 2020 to the Local Scholarship Chair:   Darlene Scherer at or 1433 Bridge Water Way, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

  • All candidates will be notified by May 31 ,2020.
  • Questions? Call Darlene at 574-703-7053 or email at:
  • For more information about the American Association of University Women go to :
  • Local South Bend Site:
  • Indiana Site:  http;//
  • National Site: