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AAUW offers scholarship to local women

Published: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 12:05 p.m. CDT

The Lombard-area branch of the American Association of University Women is currently accepting applications for its 2014-15 Return to Learning Scholarship.

The $2,200 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified woman completing an undergraduate or master's degree, of a certified program. Doctoral degree candidates are not included.

The scholarship is offered as a community service and as an expression of the purpose of AAUW, which is to advance equality for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

Applicants must reside in Lombard, Villa Park, Oakbrook Terrace, Wheaton, Addison, Glendale Heights or Glen Ellyn.

Applications, complete with transcripts and recommendations, must be postmarked by April 1, 2014. Forms are available at

For more information, call Laurenel Discoll, Lombard AAUW's local scholarship chair, at 630-624-7657 or

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