Scholarships

The American Association of University Women, Harrisburg branch, announces four college scholarships available to women from Dauphin, Cumberland, and Perry County who are pursuing degrees in the 2022-2023 academic year.

THE DEADLINE FOR 2022-23 HAS NOW PASSED. REVIEW THESE MATERIALS AS EXAMPLES.

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 2022-2023 academic year. Download the 2022-23 scholarship packet here

The Member Memorial 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 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 2022-2023 academic year. Download the 2022-23 scholarship packet here. 

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 2022-2023 academic year. Download the 2022-23 scholarship packet here. 

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 2.9 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 2022-2023 academic year. Download the 2022-23 scholarship packet here. 

Deadline for application: Postmarked by July 15, 2022

Applications are posted as fillable PDF files and may be submitted either by printing, completing, and mailing hard copies or by emailing electronically completed PDF files. Please note that an official college transcript from the last semester completed must be sent to AAUW Harrisburg, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 90611, Harrisburg, PA 17106-0911 from your college or university. 

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

Our 2021-2022 Scholarship Winners

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