- Who can join AAUW?
- How much are annual dues?
- What if I don’t want to join a local branch? Can I still be a member?
- Does AAUW have a large membership?
- As a member, how do I know what is going on in AAUW?
- What is the AAUW Educational Foundation?
- How much money does the Foundation award during an average year?
- What is the Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF)?
- How long has the Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) existed?
- How does AAUW link with other countries?
The only requirement for membership is that AAUW is open to all graduates who hold an associate’s or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
National dues are $49.00 for National Members or Members of a Branch and $17.00 for Student Affiliates. Wisconsin state dues are $13.00 for Members of a Branch and $6.50 for Student Affiliates. Local dues are determined by each branch. Average cost is about $65.00 per year.
Yes. You can also choose to support AAUW initiatives at the national level only. National dues are $49.00, and if you wish you can also join the state for another $13.00.
Yes. There are more than 100,000 members nationwide making the American Association of University Women a powerful voice form women and girls, and nearly 2,200 members in Wisconsin in 37 branches scattered around the state.
Members receive AAUW’s magazine, AAUW Outlook, and AAUW in Action which contain newsworthy articles and close-ups of women who are vitally engaged in making a difference and making changes in all our lives. AAUW also has a website that encompasses all aspects of the organization at www.aauw.org. Wisconsin members also receive quarterly copies of Badger Briefs.
The AAUW Educational Foundation, founded in 1888, is the largest non-university fund available to women. It supports six fellowship and grant programs that together have helped more than 6,000 women follow their dreams and make a difference in the lives of women and girls all over the world.
Very simply, LAF supports women who are fighting sex discrimination in higher education.
LAF just celebrated its twentieth anniversary. Wisconsin’s goal for this year was to raise $20,000 for 20 years of LAF.
AAUW branches in Wisconsin are encouraged to offer international programming topics in their events scheduling.