The purpose of these scholarships administered by the Longmont Community Foundation is to provide funding to encourage women to pursue higher education in order to increase their ability to have a positive impact in their field and community, including women returning to school to update their knowledge or skills.
At least one student each year will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to one or more women who meet all of the following:
- Has completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours at the time of application
- Is currently working towards an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or certificate at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States (full-time or part-time)
- Is pursuing a career that promotes equity for women and girls, education, health, and or positive societal change
- Has a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
- Has either graduated from a St. Vrain Valley School District high school or is a current resident within the geographical boundaries of the St. Vrain Valley School District.
The Longmont Community Foundation manages our scholarship funds and the selection process for our scholarships. Applications forms and procedures are posted on the Longmont Community Foundation website near the end of each calendar year, with an application deadline of mid-March the following year.
Longmont AAUW Branch awarded two $1,250 scholarships at its Spring Fling event …
one to Megan Tatusko, rising senior at the University of Colorado Boulder and the other to Madison Precht, who is pursuing a master’s degree in social work at Washington University in St. Louis. Both these young women are outstanding students and energetic community leaders. Megan is ultimately planning to apply to medical school and Madison is interested in focusing on child welfare. Branch members are very proud to be able to assist these 2 promising women in reaching their goals.