Education and Scholarships

AAUW Howard County Branch has raised more than $30,000 for scholarship recipients at Howard Community College (HCC). In 2020, we established the AAUW – Howard County Branch Scholarship Fund within the HHC Educational Foundation. This partnership allows AAUW members and friends to make tax deductible donations and enhances our ability to direct the scholarship dollars to the most deserving women.









Leadership Conference

AAUW National Conference for College Women
Student Leaders (NCCWSL)

The Branch also provides full scholarships for area women to attend the AAUW
National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). This 3-day
conference, held each year at the University Of Maryland, College Park, brings
women from around the country together for leadership training, inspiration and

Girl Power

Students listening to the sound of a chemical reaction.

Branch members encourage elementary and middle school students to explore careers in  STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) at the one-day Girl Power Expo held each March at  Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland.  Our booth, “Reach for the Stars”, typically features conversations with some of our scientists and hands-on activities.