NCCWSL Scholarship

Equality for women in the workplace depends on developing women who can lead. NCCWSL teaches leadership skills through its extensive workshop curricula to its college and university attendees.

NCCWSL helps female undergraduate and graduate students develop and strengthen a voice, skill set, and mind-set for leadership and they learn how, why, and when to take action and be an agent for change. They gain a better understanding of local, national, and global issues and policies affecting women and own their own identities. They also gain a greater understanding of their role in supporting diverse voices and supporting them. It prepares them by helping students build a professional tool kit for postgraduate life.

AAUW Honolulu is proud to be able to provide female undergraduate and graduate students in Hawaii the opportunity to take part NCCWSL.

Conference Date: Wednesday, May 27 – Saturday May 31, 2020
Location: University of Maryland, College Park

Application Due Date: The scholarship application for NCCWSL 2020 will open on Feb. 3, 2020 and close on Feb. 28, 2020

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Student Scholarships include:

  • Individual registration.
  • Hotel accommodations (arranged by AAUW Honolulu Branch). Students will be assigned a roommate.
  • Airfare booked and paid for by AAUW Honolulu Branch.
  • Travel stipend (if used wisely, stipend will cover transportation costs to and from the airport, baggage fees, and meals during travel).

Student Eligibility:

  • You must be a graduate or undergraduate student (full- or part-time) enrolled in an accredited degree program at a college or university in Hawaii at the time of the conference.
  • Be able to demonstrate an interest in leadership.

NCCWSL Application -AAUW Honolulu HI

  • Personal Information :

  • Education :

  • College/University Attending:

  • Short Answer Questions

    Each of the following 4 questions should be answered in 250 - 300 words. We highly recommend you complete the answers offline where you can easily edit and save your work. When you are satisfied with your answers, you can copy/paste into the application by hitting "continue" at the bottom of this page:
  • Please list any community/civic involvement or co-curricular activities (for example, clubs, employment, memberships, internships, volunteer activities and other conferences or trainings) in which you have participated during the past four years, including dates of the activity and any leadership positions you have held. Please describe how these experiences have influenced your life and work in the community.
  • We recognize that diversity includes, but is not limited to: geographic region; race; socioeconomic status; sexual orientation; gender identity and expression; 1st generation college student; physical, learning or other disability; and age. Please tell us about your experiences recognizing and valuing your own diversity, as well as how you recognize, value, and learn from other individuals with diverse backgrounds. In your response, also tell us in what specific ways diversity played a role in shaping your leadership style and philosophy.
  • What do you hope to gain from the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders and how would you potentially use your experience on your campus and in your community?
  • Please describe specific ways that you utilized your experience at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders on your campus and in your community? What is drawing you to attend NCCWSL a second time?
  • Please provide any additional information you would like for us to know that you have not already included in previous questions.