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NCCWSL Application


May 29-June 1, 2019 in College Park, Maryland

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.

NCCWSL was born in 1983, when representatives from national gender equity organizations saw the need for a leadership space dedicated to empowering collegiate women. Since then AAUW has taken the helm of the conference and NCCWSL has transformed into an essential experience for any woman serious about creating meaningful impact on her campus, mobilizing her community, and preparing for personal and professional success after graduation.

Since the conference’s beginnings one highlight has been our Women of Distinction Awards ceremony and reception. This event is a night to honor women who have made indelible marks in their fields and in their communities. We have awarded a legacy of trailblazing women in our three-decade history, including Emmy-winning journalist Connie Chung; NASA astronaut Mae Jemison, Ph.D.; 43rd Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios; Olympic medalist and member of the 1996 Magnificent Seven Olympic gymnastics team Dominique Dawes; and the late civil rights activist Dorothy Height.

NCCWSL is the place to educate yourself about today’s most pressing issues, develop new leadership skills while expanding on the skills in your current arsenal, and make lifelong connections with peers across the country.

Challenge yourself. Inspire others. Create impact.

When is the application due? 

Feb. 1, 2019 by midnight CST.  Applications submitted after this time will not be considered. 

Who is eligible for this grant?

Applications are open to all full-time undergraduates. Previous applicants may apply again. 

What is covered through the NCI grant?

The NCI grant covers flight reimbursement and registration fee* from Newcomb College Institute if you attend the conference.

*This registration fee covers lodging. 

**Please note that if you do not attend the entire conference or you violate the Tulane Code of Conduct during the conference you will not be reimbursed for your flight and will be responsible for the fees.

What is expected of me if I am awarded the grant?

If you are awarded funding and accept, you are responsible for attending all of the NCCWSL events and for upholding Tulane’s student conduct code while you travel to and attend the workshop.  We also need a receipt for your flight reimbursement, pictures of your boarding pass and name badge, and a picture of you at the conference.  Also, after the workshop we ask you to complete a website feature.


If you have any questions, please e-mail Anna Mahoney at


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