AAUW scholarship available for nontraditional students

MARQUETTE — Eligible students have a chance to earn a minimum of $1,500 per semester via the American Association of University Women’s annual scholarship.

This scholarship, based on financial need, is open to undergraduates currently enrolled at Northern Michigan University. Chosen students will qualify for at least $1,500 per semester in tuition support for a maximum of two semesters.

Eligible students are defined as nontraditional students who self-identify as a woman and have financial need while pursuing an undergraduate degree at NMU. Northern defines nontraditional students as those who may not fit the typical age or life circumstances of traditional students. Such circumstances include, but are not limited to, being a veteran, a parent (married, divorced or widowed), caring for an elderly parent, returning to college after working, starting college after a gap following high school graduation, or being a first-generation college student.

To qualify, an applicant must be enrolled at NMU for a minimum of 12 credits per semester including baccalaureate degree, associate’s degree or certificate programs. They must also have a minimum grade-point average of 2.5.

Interested parties should fill out the scholarship application online at marquette-mi.aauw.net.

Materials required include a copy of the student’s current academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable), including the most recent semester, and a letter expressing their reasons for applying, including an explanation of financial need. Letters of support are welcomed but not required.

Questions about this scholarship should be directed to Andrea Ingmire at aing@pwpl.info or 906-226-4303.


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