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11/29/11

American Association of University Women 2012 Scholarships and Loans for Individuals and Projects in Western New York

Posted by Elizabeth on November 29, 2011 in Local Scholarship

American Association of University Women 2012 Scholarships and Loans for Individuals and Projects in Western New York

The Buffalo Branch of the American Association of University Women is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for its loans and scholarships for 2012. The Buffalo Branch of AAUW administers both interest-free loans and scholarship funds for students in the eight counties of Western New York. Funds for educational loans, grants and scholarships are raised through the branches annual Scholarship Book Sale and by generous donors.

2012 Grants, Loans and Scholarships include:

  • Chamberlin Loans and Funds for Education; Interest-free loans and grants.
  • Velma Cobb Scholarships; for graduating high school seniors.
  • Olga Lindberg Scholarships; for 4th year college students or graduate students. http://www.aauw.buffalo.edu/
  • Grassroots Grants Program; for high school leadership projects, community organizations or individual projects.
  • Dorothy Payne Urban Public High School Grant; for urban public high school seniors
  • Dorothy Payne STEM Grants (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics); for students working on an associate’s degree or beyond.
  • Catalyst for Change: For high school seniors, college juniors or graduate students, based on potential or actual activist accomplishments.

AAUW is one of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women. The organization works to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. The Buffalo Branch of AAUW, founded in 1890, is composed of women leaders from the arts, business, education, government, law medicine, science and technology.

Deadlines for applications vary. Applications and additional information on all loans, grants and scholarships are available at the branch website.