The UAB Women’s Club Scholarship is awarded to women who are considered either full- or half-time undergraduate students currently enrolled in or admitted to a degree-granting program. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need. Preference is given to students with a cumulative UAB GPA of 3.0 or higher and priority is given to students who have returned to school to complete their degree. More than 60 scholarship have been awarded since 1987.
Memorial and honor gifts provide an opportunity to recognize a significant individual while investing in the future of women as they pursue their educational goals.
Donations made to the UABWC Scholarship Fund in memory or honor of an individual should include the name of the individual to be recognized. In the case of a memorial gift, please include the name and address of family so that the family can be informed of the gift in their loved one's memory. All honorees will be acknowledged in our newsletter. Please send your gift to the post office address shown above or click here to make an online donation.
UABWC 2015 Scholarship Recipients
Rayshonda Hampton is majoring in Accounting with a forensic concentration and Information Systems. She expects to graduate in December of 2012 and plans to pursue a CPA, CFE, and PMP licenses, as well as a master’s degree in Cyber Forensics upon graduation. She was on the President’s Honors List for fall, 2010 and Dean’s List spring and fall, 2011. She was selected for membership in Kappa Beta Delta National Honors Society and is a member of the student chapter Association of Certified Fraud Examiners at UAB. She was a member of the Black Student Alliance at the University of North Alabama. Volunteer activities include Helping Hands Birmingham, food drives and freelance tutor. She anticipates that her education in accounting will enable her to perform efficiently and effectively for businesses and organizations which employ her.
Candice Jones is majoring in Philosophy with a minor in Accounting and Business Administration and expects to graduate in August, 2013. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in finance. She was in the Science Club in high school and made the Dean’s List in the spring of 2010. In the past she has been employed by the Hoover Public Library, the UAB Sterne Library, and has volunteered at the Walker’s Learning Institute for Math. Candice has a strong desire to combine her studies in philosophy, accounting and business administration to work with businesses to develop high ethical standards in accounting practices.
Libby Kerley received a UABWC scholarship last year and has been selected to receive additional scholarship support. She will complete a baccalaureate degree in nursing in August, 2012 and plans to pursue a master’s degree in family psychiatry. She is in Phi Theta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honoraries. She was voted by colleagues and supervisors “Best Home Health Nurse” in 2000. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honorary Society and is currently an International Scholar Laureate nominee to represent our region and UAB in Australia in June where international students will study cross-cultural issues and how the Australian Health Care System is governed. Because of her own life experiences, she is passionate about being able to share expertise from her education to advise and mentor indigent and abused women who need support.