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, 2021 (see details below).

Congratulations to our 2020 Recipients:

Amundan Mancho- 3rd year Medical Student at University of Rochester School of  Medicine & Dentistry- Rochester , NY

Kim Zullo- Veterinary Studies Cornell University -Ithaca, NY

Barbara Davis– Scholarship Chair

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

Applicants for the Branch scholarship must meet the following requirements:

    • Official residence in Morris County.
    • Completion of sophomore year at an accredited college or university or matriculation in a Master’s program by June 2021.

Criteria for awards:

    • scholastic record
    • motivation
    • goals

The 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:

make a request to: Scholarship Committee contact:  Karen Kushla

          Karen Kushla
          71 Townsend Drive
          Florham Park, NJ 07932

for an application or further information.

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.