The Mountain Lakes Area Branch of AAUW provides Local Scholarships for women students in higher education. Deadline for Scholarship application and materials is April 1, 2024 (see details below).

Congratulations to our 2023 Recipients:


Karen Kushla– Scholarship Committee Chair

Applicants for the Branch scholarship must meet the following requirements:

    • Female legal resident of Morris County or enrolled at a college located in, Morris County.
    • Completion of sophomore year at an accredited college or university or matriculation in a Master’s program by June 2024.

Criteria for awards:

    • scholastic record
    • motivation
    • goals

The Scholarship Committee puts primary emphasis on economic need. At least one scholarship is reserved for a mature woman returning to college to complete her degree.

Application forms are available from this website – you can download a printable application; available NOW, by clicking on the following link:

Scholarship Application 2023

To make a request for a paper application or for further information, please contact:

Scholarship Committee contact:  Karen Kushla

          Karen Kushla
          71 Townsend Drive
          Florham Park, NJ 07932

At various times during the year, AAUW’s national Educational Foundation offers Fellowship and Grant programs, with deadlines falling in different months of the year, including American Fellowships, Career Development Grants, Community Action Grants, Selected Professional Fellowships, and University Scholar-in-Residence. To learn more about AAUW Educational Foundation Grant programs, go to

To download the application, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0. If you don’t have the reader, you can get a free download via this link.