AAUW MH PHILANTHROPY: Your Donation Makes a Difference!
AAUW-Morgan Hill’s annual, highly successful Wildflower Run enables AAUW-Morgan Hill to generously support AAUW programs at the national, state, and local levels. We would like to thank our sponsors and the Morgan Hill community for the support that you give our run, enabling us, in turn, to give back scholarships to our community.
managed by AAUW nationally, provides educational opportunities and equity for women and girls through research and support of fellowship and grants programs. In particular, the Morgan Hill branch recently created a new national endowement: The Morgan Hill Wildflower Run Research and Projects Grant Endowment was begun in 2014 and when completed will fund community action and career development grants.
AAUW-Morgan Hill annually awards five $1000 scholarships to young women graduating from local public high schools.
AAUW-Morgan Hill annually awards several scholarships to women re-entering school after a break in their education. In 2016 we will be awarding $4,500 in scholarships to these women.
This program awards grants to local non-profit organizations for specific programs or projects that are in support of AAUW's mission of equity for women and girls. In 2016 we awarded four grants: to the Learning and Loving Education Center, to Community Solutions, to the Discovery Counseling Center, and to the Friends of the Morgan Hill Library/BookSmart in support of the Gift of Reading program.
AAUW-Morgan Hill, in 2016, will award up to 13 grants (of $500+) to previous college scholarship winners.
In 2016 we will be awarding this new $2000 scholarship to a Gavilan College student enrolled in the RN program.
AAUW-Morgan Hil encourages our members to expand their contributions to--and leadershipwithin--the Morgan Hill community. Each year we sponsor branch member participation in this community leadership development program.
AAUW-Morgan Hill annually awards a local college student a scholarship to this national conference. The scholarship includes conference registration and transportation expenses.
is an AAUW California program that begins on the branch level with a speech tournament for local high school students and culminates with three top statewide finalists performing their speeches at AAUW California's state convention. Morgan Hill's top three competitors are each awarded cash prizes and the winner's speech is submitted to the state tournament for consideration.
is a national AAUW program that sends middle school girls to attend a summer math/science camp. Morgan Hill is one of the most active branches in California in this program. Each summer, we send girls from local public middle schools to a one-week camp at Stanford University. We also have local branch members who participate as Tech Trek directors at the state and camp levels. Each year, we also provide additional funding to the Stanford camp for field trips or special projects. In 2016 we intend to provide 10 Tech Trek camperships.
last updated: 3-24-16 eam