Graduate Student Applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. Be a resident in one of the following counties for a minimum of two years prior to applying: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina, and Wilson;

2. Be enrolled in, or unconditionally accepted to, a program leading to a graduate degree. Students seeking a master’s degree must be enrolled or unconditionally accepted at an accredited university in Bexar County; students seeking a doctorate must be enrolled or unconditionally accepted
at an accredited university in Texas; 

3. Be a student in good standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4 point system);

4. Be registered for a minimum of six semester hours or be registered for dissertation hours;

5. Demonstrate financial need; 

6. Demonstrate community service; 

7. Have received no more than one previous AAUW graduate scholarship for the current degree program. (A person may receive a maximum of three scholarships—two for master’s work and one for doctoral work, or vice versa.)

How to Apply:

• Provide a two-page double-spaced essay detailing your   academic accomplishments, community service, financial need, and plans for the future. Essays will count heavily in the selection process.

• Provide cover sheet (titled Graduate Scholarship) with name, address, phone numbers, e-mail address; degree you are seeking, name of university; and number of hours completed toward degree.
• Enclose a résumé.

• Ask someone in the program in which you are enrolled to send a detailed letter of recommendation. 

• Provide an official transcript of graduate work; if in the first semester of graduate school, provide official transcript of undergraduate work.

• On outside of envelope, write Graduate Scholarship.


The San Antonio Branch of
AAUW offers scholarships to
assist women to complete a
graduate degree. The scholarships
are $2,000 each to one or
more applicants.

Applicants may be called for an
interview with the Committee.
Applications must be postmarked
by February 8, 2014.
Scholarship(s) will be awarded
at a luncheon on Saturday, April
6, 2013.

Send to: Scholarship Committee/
Graduate Scholarship; 
San Antonio Branch, AAUW;                 Post Box 460825; 
San Antonio, Texas 78246-0825. 












AAUW’s Mission:  Working to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. 

Our Diversity Statement:  The American Association of University Women is the largest,oldest U.S. organization working for the advancement of women and education. In principle and practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization
on the basis of gender, race, creed, class, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.


$2,000 Graduate Scholarships by San Antonio AAUW