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AAUW Scholarship Applications for 2021 NOW BEING ACCEPTED

We are happy to announce that 2 Scholarships will be awarded in May 2021.  Applications are available NOW.  Please click on the SCHOLARSHIPS tab above for the application and additional details.

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AAUW Scholarship Applications NOW BEING ACCEPTED

We are happy to announce that 2 Scholarships will be awarded in May 2020.  Applications are available NOW.  Please click on the Scholarship tab for the application and additional details.

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AAUW-MWB Needs You!

Hope everyone haUncle_Sam_(pointing_finger)had a happy, healthy, relaxing (or productive, whichever you prefer) summer!

As we gear up for our 2013-2014 season, we are still looking for volunteers for a few President and Secretary of the Month slots, Board positions, and committees.

Interested? If so, (a) we love you! and (b) you can sign up here: Volunteer Signup Sheet. (Note: After you fill in your name, move your cursor to a different cell; otherwise, your signup will not register in the GoogleDoc.)

Let us know in the comments if you have any questions about the duties entailed in any of these positions!

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Scholarship Opportunity

NOTE: This post describes the already-past 2013-14 AAUW-MWB scholarship opportunity. To get the most current information, please click the “Scholarships” tab at the top of this page, or go to this link.

The Melrose-Wakefield Area Branch of the American Association of University Women is pleased to offer a $1,200 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year.

This scholarship is available as a result of the fundraising activities of the Branch and donations received in memory of branch members and their loved ones.


To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

  • Be a resident of Melrose, Wakefield, Georgetown, North Reading, Malden, Stoneham, or Wilmington.
  • Attend or be a graduate of a four-year AAUW-accredited college or university.
  • Have completed at least two years of study prior to the fall of 2013. 

Special consideration will be given to applicants who have maintained high academic standing and can demonstrate a need for the scholarship for a specific purpose related to educational goals.

All applications will be processed anonymously.


To receive an application, candidates should send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

AAUW Scholarship
c/o Sullivan & Clark
106 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA  02176

Or an email request to


Applications are available immediately and must be returned by April 5, 2013.

The recipient of the scholarship will be notified prior to May 8, 2013.

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Hello, World!

The Melrose-Wakefield branch of AAUW now has an online home of our very own!

Blog posts on the front page will publicize upcoming monthly meetings as well as special branch events and traditions like the Superbowl Brunch, the spring potluck dinners, and the annual Boston Pops outing. There will also be news posts, Legal Advocacy Fund updates, and recaps of meetings and events with photos for those who were unable to attend.

You can subscribe to this blog by filling in your email address and clicking the “Follow” button over to the right to be notified whenever there’s a new posting.

Check out these pages by clicking the tabs above:

About: More about AAUW and our branch in particular, including how to contact us.

Programs: A list of the terrific monthly events that have been scheduled for the 2012-2013 season.

Book Group: Information about the evening book club, including location, meeting dates, and the list of books the group will be reading this year.

Great Decisions: Information about the foreign policy discussion group, including location, meeting dates, and the list of topics the group will be discussing in February and March 2013.



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