Apply for a Scholarship

American Association of University Women
Elmhurst Area Branch, NFP


The AAUW Elmhurst Area Branch will begin accepting applications for the 2024-25 scholarships in the spring of 2024, The number and amount of each scholarship as well as application information will be posted on the front page of our Website.

Applicants are local women who need financial assistance to continue their education at the undergraduate or graduate level.  An applicant may be studying full or part time and must meet the following criteria:

  • Resident of Elmhurst, Addison,  Bensenville, Berkeley, Northlake, Oak Brook, Oakbrook Terrace, or Villa Park.
  • Continuing education after completing at least 12 credit hours at an accredited community or undergraduate college/university.
  • Age 25 or older.  Attach proof of age and residency  (e.g. copy of driver’s license or other government identification).

To apply, fill out the form below and submit it to AAUW Elmhurst Area Scholarship Committee, PO. Box 243, Elmhurst, IL 60126, or email ( together with the following:

  • Resume including post-secondary schools attended and anticipated graduation date.
  • Official letter of acceptance from the college or university to be attended.
  • Any financial assistance to be received.
  • Personal background and goals essay.
  • A letter of recommendation from a professional source detailing the applicant’s qualifications and character. Consider a faculty member, employer, colleagues, minister, or other associate.
  • Official transcript mailed directly from the college/university to:  AAUW Elmhurst Area Branch,   P.O. Box 243,   Elmhurst, IL 60126.

Name:  __________________________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________________________

Phone:  _________________ Cell:  __________________

Email: _________________________________________

How did you learn about the scholarship? _______________________________________________________________________________________________

Applicant’s signature:  ____________________________________________

Date: _______________________


Application Deadline is April 15, 2024.

For additional information or  questions, please write or call:

Elmhurst Area Branch
American Association of University Women
P.O. Box 243
Elmhurst, IL 60126

AAUW Elmhurst Area Branch NFP Privacy Policy for Scholarship Applicants

Protecting your information is our priority. We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when applying for one of our scholarships.

Any personal information shared with us will be used to determine your eligibility qualifications for a scholarship. It also will be used to communicate with you about our scholarship.

AAUW Elmhurst Area Branch NFP does not share your personal information with Third Parties.

AAUW Elmhurst Area Branch NFP
P.O. Box 243
Elmhurst, IL 60126