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Aid and Scholarships

Find out scholarship opportunities from the community and the state (e.g. AAUW Scholarship, PEO Scholarship) offered to female students. COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS

AAUW Scholarship – American Association of University Women St George Branch advances equity for women and girls in Southern Utah through philanthropy, advocacy, and education. Each year we award scholarships, up to $1,000 each, to eligible female Utah Residents in the greater St George area who demonstrate a financial need and ability to finish their degree(Bachelors or Masters).

Utah PEO – P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) is an organization of women, by women and for women. It supports women through friendships and the bonds of sisterhood and through educational scholarships, grants, awards, and loans.

High Impact Student Scholarship – This scholarship is designed to improve student success by providing financial assistance to UT students participating in high impact practices.  This will cover no more than 50% of the total cost with a maximum amount of $500. Application Form

Careers and Internships – The Utah Tech University Career Center serves as the local, regional, and national career networking hub for students, alumni, employers and the community.


  • UT Women’s Resource Center and Student Inclusiveness Videos (2020)
  • UT Women’s Resource Center Online Blender Services/Events Information with the Women’s Resource Center Staff, Zoom Webinar, March 3, 2021, 12 – 1 p.m.
  • AAUW – St. George: Opportunities for Women” by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) – St. George Branch, Holland Centennial Commons 550, February 21, 2018, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Finding Your Voice” with Prof. Susan Ertel, UWHEN-UT President Elect and Associate Professor of English, Gardner Conference Room D, October 23, 2015, 11: 00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • International Women in Focus” in collaboration with Dixie Forum, Introduction by Dr. Florence Elizabeth Bacabac (WRC director) and Panelists Dr. Leonor Ceballos (Spain), Dr. Chizu Matsubara (Japan), Dr. Theda Wrede (Germany), and Prof. Olga Pilkington (Russia), Browning 101 – Dunford Auditorium, September 22, 2015, 12 – 12:50 p.m.
  • “Mentoring Future Researchers: Identifying and Fostering Potential” with Dr. Olga A. Pilkington, Asst. Professor of English and Asst. Director of Undergraduate Research Program (Zoom Webinar, September 23, 2020, 2-3 p.m.)
  • Mentoring Panel Discussion, Holland Centennial Commons 550, March 23, 2018, 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
  • PEO Scholarships for Women by Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Utah State Chapter, Zoom Webinar, January 27, 2021, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • “Preparing Yourself to Influence and Lead” with Dr. Susan Madsen, Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership & Ethics at Utah Valley University (Gardner Cottam Conference Room, October 5, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
  • “Raising the (Wo)mentoring Bar” with Donna Dillingham-Evans, Special Assistant to the Provost at Utah State University; Terry Metcalf-Peterson, Academic Advisor of Communication Studies at Utah Tech University; and Sondra Fraleigh, Professor Emeritus of Dance and Somatic Studies at SUNY-Brockport (Holland 537 – Zion Room, August 19, 2016, 1 – 2:30 p.m.)​
  • “Response and Responsibility” with Courtney Cannon, DOVE Center Education Coordinator, Zoom Webinar, April 7, 2021, 12 – 1 p.m
  • “Succeeding as a Woman in STEM” with Karen Purcell, author of Unlocking Your Brilliance (Dunford Auditorium, November 4, 2013, 12-1 p.m.)
  • “Sustaining a Culture for Feminist Mentoring: A Plan for Action” with Dr. Kristine Lisa Blair, Professor of English at Bowling Green State University, BGSU Center for Leadership’s 2014 Women of Distinction Awardee, and Editor of Computers and Composition and Computers and Composition Online (Holland 537 – Zion Room, August 22, 2014, 1-2:30 p.m.)
  • “Women Entrepreneur Stories: Mentoring” with the Women’s Business Center of Utah, Zoom Webinar, February 3, 2021, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Women and Money: Earn, Save, and Invest” with Karen S. McMullin, Investor Education Coordinator of Utah Division of Securities (Zoom Webinar, November 4, 2020, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • “Women Entrepreneur Stories: Mentoring” with the Women’s Business Center of Utah, Zoom Webinar, February 3, 2021, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • “Women in the Humanities” in collaboration with Dixie Forum with Panelists Dr. Florence Elizabeth Bacabac (Rhetoric), Dr. Melanie Hinton (Humanities), and Dr. Amijo Comeford (Literature), Browning 101 – Dunford Auditorium, September 20, 2016, 12 – 12:50 p.m.
  • “Conversations on Mentoring” with Dr. Donna Dillingham-Evans, Dean of Utah State University-Toole and former executive vice president and VP of academic services of Utah Tech University (Holland 537 – Zion Room, August 16, 2013, 1-2 p.m.)
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