Back-to-the-Books Scholarship

Downers Grove Area Branch AAUW is sponsoring:
$1,500 – $3,000
Scholarships for Women


AWARDED ANNUALLY IN NOVEMBER FOR USE IN THE FIRST QUARTER OR SEMESTER AFTER JANUARY 1.  Application deadline for the 2016/2017 school year as passed. Next deadline will be in October 2017.


  • Woman who has resumed higher education after a three-year absence
  • Full-time student enrolled at an accredited college/university*
  • Within two years of completion of Bachelor or Graduate Degree or within one year of completion of an Associates Degree*
  • Resident of Downers Grove, Darien, Lisle, Westmont, or Woodridge

For additional information, contact us

*A half-time student qualifies for $1,500 if she is within one year of completing her undergraduate or graduate degree or $750 if she is within one year of completing an Associates degree.