Scholarships

The AAUW Owatonna branch offers several scholarships for women and girls with a local connection:

AAUW Owatonna Dorothy Meyering Scholarship
This year funded by memorials to late member Dorothy Meyering, this scholarship is awarded to a female Steele County resident currently attending an accredited college or university.  Selection is based upon the applicant’s academic record, educational and professional goals, financial need, and letters of recommendation.  Open to all fields of study.

 2021 Scholarship Winners

Hannah Gebur is working towards a Chemical Engineering degree at Iowa State University.

Julia Dallenbach is working towards a degree in Nursing at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Kelsie Simon is also working towards a Nursing degree at Minnesota State University Mankato.

All will receive a $1000 scholarship.

Download this year’s application: AAUW Owatonna Scholarship Application – 2021

AAUW Owatonna Riverland Scholarship
Awarded to a female Steele County resident currently attending Riverland Community College.  Selection is based upon the applicant’s academic record, educational and professional goals, financial need, and letters of recommendation.  AAUW works in cooperation with the Riverland Foundation in providing this scholarship.

 2020 Scholarship Winners:

Te’a Friesen:  Nursing Student

Alex Olivo:  LPN Student

Each received an $800 scholarship.

 For more information, please contact Pamela Schultz at Schultzpamela483@gmail.com

AAUW National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)

AAUW Owatonna, in conjunction with AAUW Minnesota, sponsors the attendance of a college sophomore or junior at a conference for college women student leaders.  The conference is typically held in Maryland in the late spring.

 2021 NCCWSL Attendee: 

Jenna McMains attended from Owatonna in 2021.

For more information, please contact Pamela Schultz at Schultzpamela483@gmail.com

AAUW Owatonna Math/Science Scholarships/Camperships

Awarded to a female Steele County resident in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade attending a math or science-based camp. These awards of up to $350 are intended to encourage girls to pursue an interest in math or science which may expand their future career choices.

 2021 Campership Winners: no scholarships were awarded, as we received no applications.

Download this year’s application: Campership Application 2021

List of pre- approved programs/ letter to parents:  Camper ship letter 2018