NCCWSL Info and application

NCCWSL Scholarship Opportunity  

By Robert Richardson

  • National Conference for College Women Student Leaders
  • Three days of leadership training, inspiration, and networking.
  • May 26-29, 2021, College Park MarylandTo learn more about the conference: or

    November 12, 2020:
    Early-Bird Registration and National Scholarship Application Open
    Save $100 by registering by 02/21/21 at the Early Bird price of $485.
    · Call for national scholarship applications opens.
    Please note: National scholarship applicants need only fill out a scholarship application. Do not fill out a separate conference registration.

    February 16, 2021:
    Early-Bird Registration and National Scholarship Application Closes

    · Last day to register with fully refundable registration.
    · Early-bird registrations must be paid in full by February 21, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET
    · Last day to apply for our national scholarship.
    · Accepted applicants will be registered by AAUW staff and declined applicants will be eligible to register at the early-bird rate.

    Eligible nominees must be currently enrolled in a program leading to an Associate degree, Bachelor’s degree, or Master’s degree at a technical college or two-or four- year public or private college.
    Candidates must be nominated by an AAUW Branch with a limit of one nominee per Branch.

    Branches are also encouraged to provide additional support to their nomi- nee for air fare and other expenses beyond registration.

    AAUW believes NCCWSL provides valuable opportunities for students from all backgrounds, and each year National AAUW awards over 100 full and partial scholarships to the conference.

    Full scholarships cover:
    · Regular residential or commuter registration
    · Scheduled meals

    Our AAUW- Wisconsin state board will offer two $500 scholarships for students to attend NCCWSL in May 2021, but only if the conference is held virtually. We want to support our future leaders, but it must be done safely.

    AAUW-La Crosse needs to complete a Scholarship Nomination Form for their nominee. The form is sent upon request by the branch.

    Please email requests, questions and completed nomination forms to: Maggie Winz, AAUW-WI Leadership VP at:

    Nominations must be received by February 16, 2021.
    The winner will be notified and payment sent as soon as possible, to ensure a space at the conference.

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders:
The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) unites college women from across the country to address important leadership issues of the day. Attendees have transformative experiences that inspire them to improve their campuses and their communities.

NCCWSL (Pronounced “Nick-Whistle”) is held once a year at the University of Maryland College Park Campus
For more information, go to or 

Branch nomination form:
NCCWSL nomination form