AAUW’s fellowships and grants have provided more than $100 million to more than 12,000 women and projects from 140 countries since 1888.
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.
The national AAUW has 100,000 members nationwide with more than 1000 branches that lobby for education and equity for women.
The AAUW provides scholarships for women and girls and offers assistance for women who are sexually harassed in the workplace.
AAUW is open to all graduates who hold a two-year associate degree or a four-year bachelor degree from an accredited college or university.
Our Branch Offers:
- Stimulating monthly meetings on second Friday of the month at 9:30 a.m.
- Seven interest groups to expand your educational pursuits: Two Book Clubs, Art Study Club, Garden Study Group, Bridge, Dining Out and A “How-To” Interest Group
- Annual college scholarships to deserving women students at Blue Ridge Community College funded through the Community Foundation and BRCC Education Foundation
- Two annual fund raising events: Afternoon Tea including a Fashion Show and Bus trip to theater or other points of interest