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Scholarship Name: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN: Returning to Learn Scholarship

DeadlineDate: Saturday, March 9, 2013





Returning to Learn Scholarship Award Information


            The American Association of University Women, Centralia Branch, will be awarding a scholarship to a “Returning to Learn” student who has a minimum of a two-year break in their education. The applicant (male or female) must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a graduate or undergraduate program at least half-time and must reside in the Centralia area. Criteria used to select the winner include academic achievement, financial need, field of study or degree sought, community service/extra curricular activities, and personal expression. The $500 scholarship will be awarded on Saturday, March 9, 2013.

            Contact Dr. Denise Derrick, Kaskaskia College, 27210 College Road., Centralia, IL 62801, or call 545-3070 for an application or further information. Applications will be available at Kaskaskia College, the Centralia Library, and the Centralia Chamber of Commerce.

            Completed applications must be received by Monday, February 25, 2013 and will be reviewed by the scholarship committee so that the scholarship recipient can be notified by March 1, 2013. The scholarship recipient must be available to attend the AAUW Spring Luncheon being held at 11 a. m. at the Elks Club in Centralia on Saturday, March 9, 2013 to participate in a brief scholarship presentation ceremony.


·         Applicant (male or female) must be a re-entry student with a minimum two year break in attendance.

·         Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a graduate or undergraduate degree or certificate program at least half-time.

·         Applicant must reside in the KC District.


APPLICATION SUBMISSION:  Application packets must be received at the following address by February 25, 2013.

Dr. D. D. Derrick, Kaskaskia College, 27210 College Road, Centralia, IL 62801


DATE OF AWARD:                                                March 9, 2013

(Winner will be notified by March 1, 2013 and should plan to attend an award presentation luncheon on March 9, 2013)



                1.             Academic Achievement

                2.             Financial Need

                3.             Field of Study/Degree Sought

                4.             Community Service/Activities

                5.             Personal Expression


APPLICANT INFORMATION:              (Please Print)

Name: ______________________________________________  Date of Birth: ____________________

Address: ____________________________________________   Telephone: ______________________

Employer: ___________________________________________  Date Employed: ___________________

Spouse: ______________________________________________  Employer: ______________________

Children’s Names and Ages: _____________________________________________________________________________________


Major Area of Study : ___________________________________________________________________

Grade Point Average: ____________(Please attach transcript) Annual Household Income: ___________

Other Sources of Financial Aid and Amount Awarded/Received: _________________________________

Please attach a brief statement explaining why you are applying for this scholarship. Any information about special needs or circumstances to help the committee in the selection process should be included. A list of community service and/or extracurricular activities and personal references should also be included.



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