The Antelope Valley Branch (AAUW AV) provides up to three AVC Scholarships each year to Antelope Valley College graduates continuing their education at four-year institutions.
These include the Madeline Chapman Scholarships, which range from $750 to $2000 each, depending on funds available.
In addition, the family of Beryl Amspoker funds the Beryl Amspoker Scholarship to AVC graduates.
Madeline Chapman and Beryl Amspoker were both charter members of the AAUW Antelope Valley branch when it was founded in 1950.
The first branch president was Madeline Chapman.
June 2020 – Two AAUW Antelope Valley Branch Scholarships were awarded to graduating Antelope Valley College students Rianne Palecpec and Kayleese Williams.
One Amspoker Scholarship was awarded to Zabdi Maynez.
Because of COVID, there was no presentation ceremony and no pictures are available.
June 2019 – Three recipients of the Antelope Valley Branch Scholarships (two are pictured)
Elizabeth Montoya and Tristina Richards received Chapman Scholarships.
Charlene Proo received the Amspoker Scholarship.
June 2018 – Three recipients of the Antelope Valley Branch Scholarships
(two are pictured)
Robyn Webb and Tanisha Steans received Chapman Scholarships.
Ariah Sentner received the Amspoker Scholarship.
June 2017 – Scholarship Committee Chair and the three recipients of the Antelope Valley Branch scholarships
May 2016 – Scholarship Committee Members and the three recipients of the Antelope Valley Branch scholarships
2015 AAUW AV AVC SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
- $1,00 Chapman Scholarship Recipients: Alyssa Borge and Ysenia Taylor
- $2,000 Amspoker Scholarship Recipient: Diana Salceda
2014 AAUW AV LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
- $1,500 Chapman Scholarship Recipients: Shannon Ward, Mary Gongob, and Noel Battle.
- $2000 Amspoker Scholarship: Rebecca Newberger.
2013 AAUW AV LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
- $1,500 Chapman Scholarship Recipients: Esther Maddox and Chaerie Day.
- $2,000 Amspoker Scholarship Recipient: Gladys Xiloj.
2012 AAUW AV LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
- $1,500 Chapman Scholarship Recipients: Krystal Sawyer and Justine Kok.
- $2,000 Amspoker Scholarship Recipient: Chidinma Ezechukwo.
- $500 Marciline Hayden Memorial Scholarship Recipient: Mary Hart.
2011 AAUW AV LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
- $2,000 Chapman Scholarship Recipients: Rocio Diaz, a nursing major, and Michelle Sinness, a Global Studies Major (no picture available)
- $3,000 Amspoker Scholarship Recipient: Liang Y. Zhang-Moran, majoring in Music, Arts, and Humanities
2010 AAUW AV CHAPMAN SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Ann Becerra, Dorothy Soto
2009 AAUW CHAPMAN SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Michaela Lyman, Susanna Jacobi
(shown with Scholarship Committee member Ellen Schomberg)
2008 AAUW CHAPMAN SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Kristine Halajyan, Ashley Tapia, Halyon Geron
2007 AAUW CHAPMAN SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Unidentified scholarship recipients with Committee Member Kay Baker
Pre-2007AAUW AV LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Pictures and names to be added.