Scholarships

Cedar Falls-Waterloo Scholarship

The annual Scholarship is awarded in the spring to a female student who will be a sophomore the following fall. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or more and must plan to attend the University of Northern Iowa, Hawkeye Community College or Allen College during the 2020-2021 academic year. Priority may be given to applicants who show greatest financial need, who reside in Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Fayette, Grundy or Tama County and who are majoring in a non-traditional field of study.

For more information about the AAUW Cedar Falls-Waterloo Branch Scholarship, download the scholarship form.  Questions? please select scholarship information from our Contact Us form.

The Scholarship Committee includes Marilyn Drury (chair), Linda Morgan, Nancy Henderson, and JoAnn DeVries.

2020 Recipients

Sarah Miller, 2020 CF-W AAUW Branch Scholarship Winner Stephanie Leon, 2020 CF-W AAUW Scholarship Winner Olivia Charley, 2020 CF-W AAUW Branch Scholarship Winner

The 2020 Scholarship recipients are Sarah Miller, Stephanie Leon, and Olivia Charley.
$1500 award to Sarah Miller from Waterloo. Sarah attended UNI last fall and is currently at Hawkeye Community College. She is planning to go to Allen College next year and pursue radiology.
$1500 award to Stephanie Leon from Waterloo. Stephanie has attended Hawkeye this past year and plans to transfer to UNI to pursue a teaching degree.
$750 award to Olivia Charley from Reinbeck. Olivia has attended Hawkeye and UNI in the past and is currently at Allen College pursuing a BSN. She will graduate in December. Due to her volunteerism and financial need throughout her education, we are making an exception from the guideline of sophomore status.
We look forward to introducing our members to these young women at our next AAUW gathering so you can learn more about each of them and welcome them to our organization.

2018 Recipient & 2019 Renewal

Nouran Othman receives the 2018 Scholarship

Nouran Othman receives the 2018 Transition Scholarship from Karen Agee

 

The 2018 Transition Scholarship was awarded by Karen Agee to Nouran Othman.  The $1,000 scholarship will be used for expenses as Nouran continues her education at the University of Northern Iowa in accounting and public administration.

2017 Recipients

Scholarship award winners

Karen Agee presents certificates to Crystal Spencer and Isabel Villa. 2017 Scholarship award recipients.

2016 Recipients

2016 Cedar Falls - Waterloo AAUW Branch Scholarship winners.

Nancy Henderson with scholarship recipients: Ashley Rasmussen, Christine King and Alma Miskic

2015 Recipient

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Emily Johanningmeier is the recipient of the $1000 Transition Scholarship to the University of Northern Iowa sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Cedar Falls Branch. Emily graduated in December from Hawkeye Community College, and has transferred to UNI to continue her studies

Emily is a resident of LaPorte City, Iowa. Emily is an English-teaching major with a Literacy minor. She enjoys reading and writing and hanging out with friends.  She comes from a teaching family and has a sister and brother.

 

2014 Recipients

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Amanda Kamp, Jodi Bergmann and Maygen Brace are the recipients of  $1,000.00 Transition Scholarships to the University of Northern Iowa, sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Cedar Falls Branch.

Jodi Bergmann is majoring in the field of accounting.  Jodi is treasurer of the STEM Club newly organized at Hawkeye.  The group has begun working with students at the Boys and Girls Club beginning in the area of science.

Maygen Brace is majoring in technology management to enhance her field of employment as she works at TDS Automation as a tool and dye maker.  She intends to stay in that field and work to lead other women to that area.

Amanda Kamp is majoring in Business Administration.  Amanda has had business experience as she and her sister ran an employee café.

The Transition Scholarships are awarded in the spring to non-traditional female students currently attending HCC who will enroll in at least six credit hours at UNI in the fall.  Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or more on at least 30 transferrable credit hours from HCC.  Preference is given to students majoring in a non-traditional field of study.

Pictured from L-R Amanda Kamp, Jodi Bergman and Maygen Brace

2013 Recipients

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Sharron McGee and Karlee Densen are the recipients of the $500.00 Transition Scholarships to the University of Northern Iowa, sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Cedar Falls Branch.

Sharron McGee is a para-educator in the Waterloo Community Schools while attending Hawkeye Community College.  Her goal is to become a math teacher spending her teaching career showing that “all students are teachable and that everyone should be given the opportunity to have a good educational experience”.

Karlee Dresen is studying in the field of biology with the goal of continuing on after achieving her UNI degree by attending Palmer School of Chiropractic securing her graduate degree in Chiropractic, ready to open her own business helping others.

The Transition Scholarship is awarded in the spring to non-traditional female students currently attending HCC who will enroll in at least six credit hours at UNI in the fall.  Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or more on at least 30 transferable credit hours from HCC.  Preference is given to students majoring in a non-traditional field of study.

2012 Recipient

Doris Mauer, member of the Transition Scholarship committee, presenting Stephanie O'Connor the Transition Scholarship at the 2012 annual meeting.

Stephanie O’Connor is the recipient of the $1,000 Transition Scholarship to the University of Northern Iowa sponsored by AAUW-Cedar Falls Branch. Stephanie graduates this spring from Hawkeye Community College, and will transfer to the University of Northern Iowa to continue her studies in the field of Accounting. Stephanie has been on the Dean’s list with academic ranking each semester and was highly recommended by her instructor and a community member. Stephanie is a resident of Independence, Iowa. Stephanie is pictured here with Doris Mauer, member of the Transition Scholarship committee.

 

2011 Recipient

Pictured Pat Higby, chairperson of the Transfer Scholarship committee, presenting Alysha the Transfer Scholarship at the 2011 April annual meeting.

Pictured Pat Higby, chairperson of the Transfer Scholarship committee, presenting Alysha the Transfer Scholarship at the 2011 April annual meeting.