The Lewis County branch of the American Association of University Women is offering two scholarships this year.
Kerry Serl, president of the Lewis County branch, explained the organization is offering a full-tuition scholarship for a woman who will be a second-year student at Centralia College during fall quarter 2017. The awardee must be a graduate of a high school within the Centralia College district or have lived in Lewis County for the past two years.
The second scholarship is available to a woman who will be an upper-division student at an accredited college or university during fall quarter 2017. She must be a graduate of a high school within the Centralia College district or have been a resident of Lewis County for two years prior to attending college.
The deadline for the applications is Feb. 15. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Judy Bell at 360-736-4643 for more information.
"We have been in existence in Lewis County for over 90 years," Serl explained of AAUW. "Our members are women who have earned a degree in either a two- or four-year program."
"Our primary purpose is to offer advances in equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research," she continued.
The local branch meets the first Thursday of the month at Stillwater Estates (off Coal Creek Road) at 6:45 p.m. from September through June.