American Association of University Women (AAUW) Lorelei Ruiz Women in Aviation Scholarship

Awarded to a female student currently enrolled at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) AND continuing or entering the field of aviation through the School of Aviation. Preference for this award will be 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, their major, scholastic and community achievements, their financial status relating to attending school, their connection to the local area, their Dawg Tag number, three contact references, and a statement of professional goals,
2) a current resume, and
3) most recent transcript
All materials should be emailed to Dr. Martha Ellert, AAUW Scholarship Committee,, no later than February 9, 2024.
Winners will be announced 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