Scholarships

We are accepting applications for 2021 spring semester scholarships from students who attend Nevada State College. The application deadline is Saturday. Dec. 5, 2020. We are offering up to three $500 scholarships at this time, but may increase the awards amounts or number of scholarships through our current fundraising efforts.

Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Female U.S. citizen who is a high school graduate or GED recipient.
  2. Resident of Boulder City, NV or Henderson, NV for at least one year.
  3. Enrolled or accepted in a degree program leading to an associate, bachelor, or graduate degree at a regionally accredited community college, four year college, or university.
  4. Have completed at least 15 college-level credits, excluding remedial courses, with an average GPA of 2.5.
  5. Agree to an in-person interview.

Scholarship recipients must also:

  1. Agree to become a member of the AAUW Boulder City branch for one year (branch will pay your dues).
  2. Accept requests to volunteer at AAUW-BC scholarship fundraising events when they resume.
  3. Attend branch meeting when they resume if schedule permits.

The following documents must be submitted to apply for the scholarship:

  1. Application – Complete the form by following the link below.
  2. One letter of recommendation addressing your accomplishments, attributes, academic and career goals. Letters cannot be written by relatives and must contain contact information for the author.
  3. Personal Statement – Limit to one page (typed, double-spaced) narrative addressing your education and career goals, as well as steps you have taken to achieve those goals, your financial need for this scholarship and how this scholarship will help you achieve your goals.
  4. Unofficial transcripts of ALL college courses indicating at least 15 credits successfully completed with an average GPA of 2.5.

Mail or email documents to:

Andrea Finnegan, 643 Avenue D, Boulder City, NV 89005

AndiDFinnegan@gmail.com

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Every year we host fundraising activities for our branch scholarships. Please visit our Home Tour page for information on our major fundraiser held each December and our Wine and Chocolate page for information on our September and April events.

The AAUW Boulder City Branch does not collect or share confidential or personal information such as names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers from scholarship applicants or visitors to our website.