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K-State Today

March 24, 2015



Nontraditional student scholarships for women, deadline April 1

By Barbara Gatewood

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Applications are now being accepted for American Association of University Women Manhattan Branch Scholarships for nontraditional undergraduate or graduate women attending Kansas State University during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Applicants must be returning to school after at least a three-year lapse in education and have at least two complete semesters of credit remaining before graduation. Applicants may have already entered or returned to college after this time lapse. Undergraduate applicants must be bachelor's degree candidates and plan to enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester. Graduate student applicants are required to enroll for a minimum of nine credit hours per semester or six credit hours per semester with a graduate assistantship. For the 2015-2016 academic year, up to three incentive scholarships of $1,000 each are available.

The application must be postmarked by April 1. Applications are available:

The Manhattan Branch of the American Association of University Women was organized in 1920 and is one of the 1,000 branches nationwide. Today, the association has more than 170,000 members and is a premier organization for providing educational funding for women and girls.

When the Manhattan Branch was formed, it made a financial commitment to develop scholarship funds for women at Kansas State University. Visit the Manhattan Branch website or email manhattanksaauw@gmail.com to learn more about national fellowships and grants, branch monthly meetings and programs, and membership benefits. Membership is open to anyone holding an associate, equivalent, or higher degree. E-student affiliation for all full-time K-State undergraduate students is free.

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