by Susan Dutca
Three letters of recommendation must be mailed, sealed, directly to the attention of the ARFORA Undergraduate Scholarship Committee at the listed address of the website: one from the parish priest and two from individuals not related to the applicant, attesting to her character. A photograph must be included with the above-specified information.
Ahead of its time for awards of this type, the AAUW Selected Professional Focus Professions Group Fellowships program was created in 1970 for female African American students and other historically underrepresented minority women. One of the available scholarships for black women, it is available to applicants in their second, third, or third-to-fourth year of business administration, law, or medicine at an accredited college or university.
The AAUW (formerly the American Association of University Women) offers several different grants, fellowship and financial awards to help females: