Conway Branch of American Association of University Women is accepting Mavis Standefer Scholarship applications for the fall semester 2012. Applicants must be working towards a baccalaureate or graduate degree at Central Baptist College, Hendrix College, or the University of Central Arkansas. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic record and financial need to single parents of dependent children.

Applications are available in the financial aid office of each college. Completed applications and attachments must be mailed to the address on the application by Oct. 1. For additional information, call 470-3252.

Mavis Standefer Scholarships were established in memory of a former Conway Branch member and are endowed by Ruth Byrn Dotson. Because of the generosity of Ms. Dotson the branch has be able to increase the number and value of scholarships awarded each semester. Both Ms. Standefer and Ms. Dotson were a moving force in AAUW, her church, and community.