Nontraditional Community STEM Scholarship

Updated: Nov 30, 2021

Scholarship for female students enrolled in a STEM curriculum at either Rock Valley College or Rockford University.


- Academic achievements which indicate a high potential for success in STEM education (includes review of college transcripts, scholastic achievements and awards).

- Strength of essay written for application and focus on applicant’s interest in STEM. (Limit of two pages with a legible font no smaller than 10pt, double spaced)

- Submission of at least two letters of recommendation (three or four are encouraged). At least one of the letters must be written by at least one STEM teacher.

- Level of involvement in school and community activities and/or employment that indicates engagement and leadership.

Amount of Scholarship: Two $1,000 scholarship

Scholarship application open from October 1, 2021 - April 1, 2022.

To learn more about the AAUW STEM 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 Diane Kuehl