Scholarships

AAUW Harrisburg awards four college scholarships to women from Dauphin, Cumberland, and Perry County who are pursuing degrees in the coming academic year. Completed applications are due by July 15, 2020. Deadlines have been extended due to the pandemic.

The Beverly J. Smith Memorial Scholarship ($2,500) will be awarded to a female resident of Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry County who attends an accredited college or university in Pennsylvania in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. Requirements include completion of 60 credits, a minimum 3.40 GPA, demonstration of financial need, and enrollment as a full-time student for the 2020-21 academic year. Get the 2020-21 application packet.

The Member Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) will be awarded to a female resident of Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry County who attends an accredited college or university in Pennsylvania in pursuit of an associate or bachelor’s degree. Requirements include completion of 15 credits, minimum 3.00 GPA, demonstration of financial need, and enrollment on at least a half-time basis (6 credits per term) for the 2020-21 academic year. Get the 2020-21 application packet.

The Ronald D. and Kathleen A. Krausse STEM Scholarship ($1,500) will be awarded to a female resident of Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry County who attends an accredited college or university in Pennsylvania in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in a STEM major. Requirements include completion of 30 credits, minimum 3.00 GPA, demonstration of financial need, and enrollment as a full-time student in the 2020-21 academic year. Get the 2020-21 application packet.

The Sally C. Chamberlain Scholarship ($1,500) will be awarded to a female resident of Dauphin, Cumberland, or Perry County who is seeking to resume or renew academic work. Requirements include completion of 15 credits toward an associate or bachelor’s degree, a minimum 2.90 GPA, demonstration of financial need, and enrollment on at least a half-time credit (6 credits per term) at a college or university in Pennsylvania for the 2020-21 academic year. Get the 2020-21 application packet.

The awardees will be honored at one of our branch luncheon meetings. The scholarship recipients may also receive branch support to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. The awardees are members of the branch for the year and are encouraged to join programs and activities as their time allows. AAUW encourages them to continue their membership to lend a hand to those that follow and to make lasting friendship and ties to help guide their futures.

Please check our FAQ or contact the scholarship co-chairs at HbgAAUWScholarship@gmail.com if you have additional questions.

Our 2019-20 Scholarship Winners

Click here to view a list of all our scholarship recipients.