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Grants and Scholarships

The purpose of AAUW is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Each year the AAUW State College Branch funds grants to Centre County community agencies and educational scholarships to deserving women.

The deadline to submit educational scholarship applications is March 1st of each year, and the deadline to submit community grant applications is April 1st.

Educational Scholarships

The AAUW State College Branch presents educational scholarships to deserving women each year. The purpose of these scholarships is to support women who, at some point, have interrupted their academic work for at least two years and who wish to resume or continue their studies at this time.

Community Grants

The AAUW State College Branch awards community grants to non-profit organizations located in Centre County, PA. Proposals for funding must be for programs or services that reach county residents more than half of whom are women and/or girls. Proposed programs or services must align with AAUW's mission and the State College Branch's value statements. Applications must be submitted by the non-profit organization that will conduct the proposed program or service.