Scholarships

AAUW Las Cruces Scholarship Endowment for Women

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship Endowment for Women was established in 2003 to make an annual award to a student who resides in Dona Ana County and maintains a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

AAUW Fellowships and Grants

American Fellowships

Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks
Funding: $6,000–$30,000
Opens: August 1
Deadline: November 1

Career Development Grants

Who may apply: Women pursuing a certificate or degree to advance their careers, change careers, or reenter the workforce and whose bachelor’s degree was received at least five years before the award period
Funding: $2,000–$12,000
Opens: August 1
Deadline: November 15

Community Action Grants

Who may apply: Individuals, AAUW branches and states, and nonprofit organizations to fund innovative programs or nondegree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls
Funding:
One-year grant, $2,000-$7,000
Two-year grant, $5,000-$10,000
Opens: August 1
Deadline: December 1

International Fellowships

Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents
Funding: $18,000–$30,000
Opens: August 1
Deadline: November 15