Scholarships

Applications for 2017 AAUW Fort Bend Scholarship are now closed.  Deadline for submission:  March 1, 2017

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS – AAUW’s mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

This $1,000 scholarship is in memory of long-time branch member and Fort Bend County star  Mary Frierson.

CRITERIA

Applicant must:

  • be a United States citizen
  • be a woman and resident of Fort Bend County
  • be currently enrolled at Wharton County Junior College
  • At the beginning of the current semester, had you completed at least 24 hours of college credit?
  • have a GPA of 2.5 or above
  • be pursuing either an associate or bachelor’s degree
  • submit your Wharton transcript

STEPS TO APPLY

QUESTIONS?

Please send questions to jccenkus at aol dot com.

DEADLINE: March 1, 2017

RECOGNITION DINNER 2017

May 7, at Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse.  We celebrated our 2017 Mary Frierson scholarship winner:   Idris Mitchell— a young woman who has come a long way and who is going far.  [pictures coming soon]

RECOGNITION DINNER 2016

AAUW Texas District Rep Brenda Moss presenting Rachel Grinestaff with the 2016 Mary Frierson Scholarship

AAUW Texas District Rep Brenda Moss presenting Rachel Grinestaff with the 2016 Mary Frierson Scholarship

May 12, at Sweetwater Country Club.  We celebrated our 2016 Mary Frierson scholarship winner:   Rachel Grinestaff— another young woman who is going far

RECOGNITION DINNER 2015

May 14, at Sweetwater Country Club.  We recognized our 2015 Mary Frierson scholarship winner:   Sonia Ketchum and her daughter— another young woman who is going far

RECOGNITION DINNER 2014

Fort Bend AAUW Scholarship Chair, Judy Cenkus presenting to Lerma Parker, 2014 recipient

Fort Bend AAUW Scholarship Chair, Judy Cenkus presenting to Lerma Parker, 2014 recipient

May 8, at Sweetwater Country Club.  We met our 2014 Mary Frierson scholarship winner: Lerma Parker— another AMAZING young woman!

LermaParker-2014-AAUW-Fort-BendScholarship-recipient at graduation

LermaParker-2014-AAUW-Fort-BendScholarship-recipient at 2016 graduation

Charter Member Jane Stilley presenting Lerma her AAUW honor graduation cords in 2015

Charter Member Jane Stilley presenting Lerma her AAUW honor graduation cords in 2016

RECOGNITION DINNER 2013

May 2, at Sweetwater Country Club. We met our 2013 Mary Frierson scholarship winners: Barbara Herrera and Sara Mays—AMAZING people!

AAUW-FortBend-Scholarship-2013

Sara graduated from WCJC with her nursing degree in 2014. In 2017 Barbara graduated from the University of Houston with a B.A. degree. CHEERS!

Previous Scholarship Recipients

2017  Idris Mitchell nursing student, WCJC
2016 Rachel Grinestaff nursing student, WCJC
2015  Sonia Ketchum student, WCJC
2014 Lerma Parker student, WCJC – graduated 2016!
2013 Barbara Herrera student, WCJC – graduated University of Houston 2017-YEA!!
2013 Sara Mays nursing student, WCJC – Graduated 2014!
2012 Jeydi Mejia Flores student, WCJC
2012 Liliana Yanez student, WCJC
2011  none given
2010  Karen Sfara  student, WCJC
2009
2008
2007