AAUW – Gaylord Area Branch

The American Association of University Women Gaylord Area Branch supports local women and their educational goals through college scholarships, the support of local educational activities and by honoring exemplary community women and their achievements.


2015 AAUW Scholarships – Graduating Senior Girls

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school senior girls in Otsego County.

An applicant for this scholarship must: • Be a young woman graduating from any high school in Otsego County in the 2014-2015 school year or home schooled with the required documentation. • Complete and submit an application form by the deadline of April 20, 2015 to the Otsego County Library, 700 S. Otsego, Gaylord, MI 49735. • ENCLOSE a photo for a press release to use if awarded the scholarship.

Applications will be judged on the following criteria: • Community involvement • Academic achievement (including GPA and attached transcript) • Financial need • Communications skills (essay questions)



2015 Scholarship Opportunity

For the two-day course “Young Women in Science” aboard the schooner Inland Seas through the Inland Seas Education Association

Purpose: The purpose of this program is to provide unique learning opportunities for young women who have an interest in environmental and aquatic science. This experience will foster an increased interest in science and a life-long commitment to Great Lakes stewardship.

Criteria for Participants: • Female students currently in grades 9 – 11. • An interest in science, as evidenced by successful school experience in science classes. • A willingness to be an active participant in hands-on learning. • Previous outdoor education experience, such as camping. • Interest or experience in sailing or boating.

Application: InlandSeasApplication.


Please Join Us!

If you want to see what we do you can stop by our lunch meetings to check us out. We meet at noon on the second Wednesday of the month at the Gaylord University Center, 80 Livingston Blvd, and feel free to bring a sack lunch. We do not meet in June or July.  If you can’t make it to our lunch meetings, you can still be involved in our mission through our various activities (see the “About Us” page).

You can also email us at aauwgaylord@gmail.com for more information.


We have awarded over $26,000 in scholarships over the past ten years to women graduating from high school and going on to college or women going back to college to further their education.

NCCWSL Recipient

Branch surrounds NCCWSL award recipient.

Volunteer Award

AAUW Gaylord Area Branch received an award in 2012 from the Volunteer Center.