We support a number of projects including:

  • Scholarships:

American Association of University Women Scholarship at the University of Maine
The amount depends upon on the endowment fund.  For criteria, contact the University of Maine Office of  Student Financial Aide: (207) 581-1329 or

AAUW Penobscot Valley Non-traditional Student Scholarship
Three $500 dollar scholarships will be given to undergraduate non traditional  female students studying at local educational institutions.  See home page for links to qualifications and application. Contact: Joanne Boynton:

AAUW Penobscot Valley Branch  Marge Erhardt Scholarship at Orono High School
One $800 ($300 from AAUW and $500 from the Erhardt family) scholarship will be given  to a senior female student who plans to further her education. Deadline is in April.          Contact: Orono High School Guidance Office:  207-866- 2319  or Melba Wallace: 207-866-  2323

 National AAUW Scholarships
 National AAUW sponsors several scholarships that are available for Maine women students. Contact:

  • Maine NEW (National Education for Women) Leadership  
    This program for undergraduate women is designed to address the under reepresentation of women in legislatures.   The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine sponsors the program. For information, please  visit the web page:
  • Maine Women’s Lobby