For more than 10 years AAUW Laguna Beach Foundation has awarded scholarships to Laguna Beach High School graduating senior girls. Selection is based on financial need and the applicant’s ability to demonstrate her involvement in the community in tutoring, mentoring, or otherwise promoting equity in education.
Our branch also awards scholarships to women returning to college. Scholarship winners are selected from local local colleges, including Saddleback College, the Laguna College of Art and Design and the University of California Irvine.
2012 High School Senior Scholarships
AAUW awarded three scholarships totaling $2,100 at the 24nd annual Laguna Beach High School Scholarship Foundation convocation in June.
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Scholarship recipients Teagan Barnes, Laura Kawashiri, and Lauren Montgomery, and AAUW-LB scholarship co-chair.,
Teagan Barnes’ passion is environmental engineering. She would like to devote her career to help solve some of the world’s problems concerning our natural resources.
Laura Kawashiri will major in engineering, researching and implementing innovations that will provide the impoverished with basic technology that will help utilize the resources available in their communities.
Lauren Montgomery finds that working with children inspires her and makes her happy. She will be attending California State University at Fullerton and earn a teaching credential.