2018-2019 Scholarship Recipients

AAUW Vero Beach Member contributions and proceeds from AAUW sponsored fundraising events provide annual scholarship money for women attending Indian River State College (IRSC) and Local Nursing Students.

All of these scholarships are designated as AAUW Vero Beach Branch scholarships. Information for making a contribution can be obtained from
Carla Calwell, Branch Director for Scholarships 772 257-6469

AAUW Development Committee allocated $2000 for scholarships to the Economic Opportunity Council to be awarded to two nursing students.
2018 Fall Semester Recipient is  Cassandra Smith-Raymond
2019 Spring Semester  – To Be Announced

ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP Recipient 2018 of the $500 AAUW LPN Endowment Scholarship is Kristen Hazel, pursuing a degree in Nursing.

2018-2019 AAUW Vero Beach Branch $1200 Scholarship Recipients,
selected by the Indian River State College Foundation are:
Brittany Bailey – GPA 3.48 She hopes to obtain a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and further her education in genetics.
Maricris Clark – GPA 3.52 She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in IT Management and cyber security.
Shelby Kinsey – GPA 3.41 She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting with plans to become a financial accountant.
Madison Torrent – GPA of 3.95 She received highest honors when she finished her AA degree.  She will be transferring to the University of Florida majoring in graphic design and minoring in business.

Four IRSC college tuition scholarships have been awarded each year since 1971.


2016-17: Scholarships of $ 1200 each were awarded to the following students: Nesly Cendejas, seeking a BS in Computer Science and a career in IT Cyber security. Taylor Vignone, seeking a BS in Biology and a career as a Physicians Assistant. Rachael Tiamiyu, seeking a BS in Biology/Biotechnology and plans to apply to medical school upon graduation. Kimberly Thiemann, seeing a BS in Nursing and a career in pediatric oncology. Stacey Bush, who is seeking a BAS in Organizational Management, received our Branch Endowed scholarship of $ 500.

2014-15: Five scholarships of $ 1,000 each were awarded to Mary Cavanaugh, Rochelle Santoy, Joanne Sawicki, Tiffany Smiley, Joanne Zjezdzalka