American Association of University Women offering $9,000 scholarship; deadline is March 8

Peninsula Daily News

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend branch of the American Association of University Women is seeking applications for a $9,000 scholarship.

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 8 for the Elmira K. Beyer Endowed Scholarship for academic year 2014-15.

Each year the branch, through its philanthropic organization, the University Women’s Foundation of East Jefferson County, offers a tuition scholarship to a woman who wishes to complete an undergraduate or graduate degree.

This year the foundation increased the amount to $9,000.

Any woman may apply who has completed at least one full year of college, has lived in East Jefferson County for at least the past two years and is planning to seek a degree from a four-year college or university.

The selection criteria include educational and professional goals, financial need, and past academic performance.

The endowed scholarship is given in memory of Beyer, a writer, musician, and founding member of the University Women’s Foundation and recipient of the AAUW “Woman of the Year” and “Named Gift Honoree” awards.

For an application and more information, see www.aauwpt.org/uwf, or email scholarship director Carolyn Wasteneys at aauw
ptschol@hotmail.com.

Last modified: December 30. 2013 6:22PM
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