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


  • 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 [A half-time student qualifies for $1,500 if she is within one year of completing her undergraduate or graduate degree or $750 if she is within one year of completing an Associates degree.]
  • Within two years of completion of Bachelor or Graduate Degree or within one year of completion of an Associate Degree
  • Applicants MUST be a resident of Darien, Downers Grove, Lisle, Westmont, or Woodridge

Scholarship awarded for use in the first quarter or 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