Continuing Education Scholarships

The American Association of University Women-Flagler Branch is pleased to offer scholarships to qualified continuing education students.  To qualify for consideration for a scholarship an applicant must send or have sent the following to the American Association of University Women-Flagler Branch, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 354873, Palm Coast, FL 32135.

  • A completed application form
  • Proof of citizenship and residency in Flagler County.  Applicants must be female, a U.S. citizen (may be naturalized), and resident of Flagler County for at least one year.  A copy of your voter registration will prove both; a driver’s license proves residency only.
  • Students must be enrolled in an accredited college or university with plans to work towards a degree.  To verify this:
    • Have an official transcript or transcripts of credits received indicating a minimum of a B or 3.0 GPA sent to the Scholarship Committee from each of the colleges or universities attended.
    • Provide proof of acceptance by college of choice unless currently enrolled at the college.
  • Offer two letters of reference, one personal (not a relative); one professional (teachers, employer, church or community leader, etc.) mailed directly to the AAUW Scholarship Committee.
  • Resume that includes post-secondary academic history, employment history, volunteer experience, and awards and honors.
  • The Scholarship Committee will require an interview if you are a finalist.

Questions?  Contact the Scholarship Committee by email at

Karissa Jackson-Continuing Education Scholarship Recipient


 2023 Recipient Karissa Jackson is entering her sophomore year at the University of Florida majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering with the goal of pursuing a career as an industrial engineer in supply chain and manufacturing.  She aspires to start her own engineering firm that champions ethical engineering.  She is a past recipient of the AAUW Flagler Scholarship for rising seniors and attended the AAUW Tech Trek STEM camp while in middle school.

2022 Recipient Destiny Cole was awarded a Continuing Education Scholarship for $1,000.00 to pursue a Master’s Degree in Management at the University of North Florida. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a triple Minor from UNF. After earning her Masters, Destiny plans to get a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources with her long term goals including conducting research in her fields of interest, becoming a full professor and teaching at a university. Destiny has been active in community outreach and has taken on many leadership roles.

2021$1200 AAUW Flagler continuing education scholarship was awarded to Emma Kessler – a Flagler County Daytona State College student through the Daytona State Education Foundation.

2020 – The Mary Ann Clark Scholarship was awarded to Taneisa Jones, a student at the Flagler Campus of Daytona State College.

Taneisa Jones



Read about Taneisa in the Palm  Coast  Observer



2019 – $1200 AAUW Flagler continuing education scholarship was awarded to Brianna Flaschner – a Flagler County Daytona State College student through the Daytona State Education Foundation.