American Association of University Women Joyce A. Kelly Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Awarded to a non-traditional female student currently enrolled at SIU Carbondale AND continuing or entering any field of graduate education, or a program of professional education in law or medicine in Fall 2024. Preference is given to students from the local area.
To apply, students must submit:
1) a letter, which includes information on their current and planned enrollment status, major, scholastic and community achievements, financial status relating to attending school, connections to local area, Dawg tag number, three contact references, and a statement of professional goals.
2) a current resume, and
3) most recent transcripts.
All materials should be emailed to Dr. Martha Ellert, AAUW Scholarship Committee,, no later than February 9, 2024.
Winners will be recognized at the Celebrate Women event on March 28 and will be guests of AAUW at the May 10 dinner and fellowship event.
For more information about the scholarship, you may contact Dr. Ellert at 618-521-0613 or

Supplemental Questions
  1. Non-Traditional Student
    • Are you a non-traditional student?
    • If you answered yes or unsure, please explain how you qualify as a non-traditional.