AAUW Birmingham Excellence Award

The AAUW Birmingham Branch devote many hours to raising funds for scholarships and other endeavors that support AAUW’s mission of promoting education and equity for women and girls.

To be eligible for this award, the applicants:

  • MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8
  • MUST demonstrate financial need.
  • MUST have completed a minimum of 8 credits at Oakland Community College
  • MUST be currently enrolled at OCC for at least 3 credits
  • MUST have a declared program of study
  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen.
  • MUST have struggled to enter or return to education due to circumstances such as domestic violence, divorce, economic hardship, lack of spousal support, single parenthood, or difficult life-changing transitions; or are
    reentering the workforce after a period of no employment or under-employment due to family circumstances such as caring for children or aging parents.
  • MUST be willing to be contacted by an AAUW representative.
  • MUST write a thank-you letter to the donor
  • MUST NOT be an OCC employee or family member receiving tuition reimbursement
  • MUST NOT be a College guest student, high school guest student or high school dual enrolled student
    *Applicants may reapply if they were previously awarded this scholarship.

AAUW Birmingham Branch