Nancy McClain Honorary Scholarship

The Weatherford Branch awards an annual $300 scholarship to a young female undergraduate SWOSU student who displays scholarly and extracurricular excellence plus is in need of financial support. The Nancy McClain Honorary Scholarship is funded through community projects of the branch and the Nancy McClain SWOSU Foundation Fund.


  1. Is enrolled at Southwestern Oklahoma State University and will graduate in the Spring, Summer, or Fall 2017.
  2. Has a 3.00 or higher overall grade point average.
  3. Has participated in extracurricular activities and has shown evidence of leadership qualities.
  4. Needs financial assistance in order to complete her degree.
  5. Has the potential to become an AAUW member upon graduation.
  6. Is available to attend the Weatherford Branch AAUW meeting at which the scholarship will be awarded at the Spring AAUW Luncheon on March 30, 2017.

Application Components:

A. Biographical Information Form.
B. TWO (2) recommendations. No recommendations from relatives will be accepted.

a. One (1) from an individual outside the university.
b. One (1) from a faculty member in your major academic department.
c. Please direct your recommendation writers to the link on this webpage or forward the link.

Applications (biographical information & 2 recommendations) for the 2016-2017 academic year are due Monday, February 6, 2017 at noon. Recipients will be recognized at the Annual Branch Luncheon in March.

Scholarship Committee members:

Read our press release of 2016’s scholarship recipients.