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Betty Medlars Memorial Scholarship and the Elgin Legacy/Memorial Scholarship - Elgin Chapter AAUW

The Elgin Area Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering TWO $1,000 scholarships to be used to meet undergraduate college expenses for the 2024-2025 academic year—the Betty Medearis Memorial Scholarship and the Elgin Legacy/Memorial Scholarship(s). At least ONE of these scholarships shall be given to a woman of color.


–All applications shall be postmarked by April 1, 2024, or emailed to the scholarship committee no later than April 3, 2024.

–Applicants shall be 19 years of age by April 1, 2024

–Applicants shall identify as female

–Applicants shall have successfully completed at least 12 semester hours (or equivalent) college credit with a minimum of a cumulative 2.5 gpa.

–Applicants must live within a 50- mile radius of Elgin, and preference will be given to Elgin-area applicants. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited institution or seeking enrollment for the upcoming semester.

Amount of Scholarship: Two $1,000 scholarships

Scholarship application open from January 1, 2024 - April 1, 2024..

To learn more about the AAUW Post-Secondary Scholarship and access the application, please visit their website.

This scholarship is administered by the American Association of University Women Rockford Area Affiliate.

Questions about this scholarship?

Contact Elgin Chapter AAUW Scholarship Committee


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