Back to the Books Scholarships - Sponsored by the Downers Grove Area Branch of AAUW

“Back to the Books Scholarships” for women who have returned to college


  • Applicants MUST live in the postal districts of Darien, Downers Grove, Lisle, Westmont or Woodridge
  • Awarded to a woman who has resumed higher education after a three-year or more absence
  • Full-time or Half-time student enrolled at an accredited college/university
  • Within two years of completion of Bachelor or Graduate Degree [A half-time student qualifies for $1,500 if she is within one year of completing her undergraduate or graduate degree.]

Applications due: October 15, 2023

Award amount: $1,500 to $3,000

Scholarship awarded for use in the first semester after January 1st.

For additional information and an application, write or call:

Downers Grove Area Branch
American Association of University Women
PO Box 694
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Phone: 630-440-0098

$1,500 to $3,000