College scholarships are available for local women who have not received prior AAUW scholarship aid. Approximately $5000 in total funds will be awarded this year.
Applicants must have been residents of any of the following towns for at least two years:
Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Newtown,Shelton, Stratford, or Trumbull.
Applicants must have at least 30 college credits by June 2021 and plan to continue their education for the 2021-2022 school year in order to qualify.
The deadline is Monday, April 5, 2021 for this year's completed applications.
Scholarships to be awarded for academic year 2021- 2022.
The 2019-2020 AAUW Bridgeport Branch Scholarships were awarded to (in alphabetical order): Caithlin DeMarrais, Univ. of Bridgeport, K12 Music Education for the Rose Marie Pace Barone Scholarship. Luce Estiverne, Univ. of Bridgeport, Human Services/Counseling; Leticia Froes, Univ. of Bridgeport, Criminal Justice; Benedicte Kabongo, UConn, Marketing/Management; Vanessa Elise Maco; Univ. of Bridgeport, Graphic Design; Jessica Rosado, Univ. of Bridgeport, Counseling; Brittany Sendzik, Belmont University, Nursing and Toni Lynn Turner, Villanova University, Nursing.