CSW Committee on
CSW has decided to rename our
Scholarship Fund to the Martha
Portree Scholarship Fund in honor of
our late friend, Martha Portree, who
was a dedicated member of CSW.
This year the scholarship went to
students, Joyce Ellis and Emily
CSW Awards &
Since 2006, CSW has awarded women on
campus or organizations that have
made a significant or outstanding
contribution to the advancement of
women at NAU. We do this by
selecting from nominations sent to
us by the NAU community. Nomination
forms for the 2007-2008 Diversity
and Equity Awards can be downloaded
Directions to Complete Form).
Email us with your nominations at
In 2006-2007, the CSW Scholarship
Selection Committee noted that there
were many excellent candidates
(single moms working full-time who
were also full-time students in good
academic standing) who were eligible
for the CSW Scholarship. Due to a
lack of funds we could only award
this to two students. Please help us
reward more women.
Donate directly to the CSW
Scholarship Fund (# 4904) or to the
CSW Discretionary Fund (# 4880). See
for the printable form OR
to give online.
2006-2007 Diversity & Equity
On March 29, 2007, at the Diversity
& Equity Banquet hosted by President
Haegar, CSW announced winners of
the CSW Outstanding Achievement and
Contribution Awards and the CSW
Scholarships for 2006.
Winners of the Scholarships were
Christina Gaff and Fern Wesley, two
students at NAU. Winners of the
Awards were Lisa Downey and Laurie
The Award Committee decided the
winners in early March. The
Scholarship Committee decide the
winners soon after. This year there
were many excellent candidates and
the committees were regretful that
they could only select two winners
for each category.
The monetary prize for the CSW
Scholarship was $500 each. The CSW
Award winners will receive a plaque
from CSW and a gift-certificate from
Unfortunately, it is an invitations
only event, but we do invite
everyone at NAU to send their
nominations for the CSW Outstanding
Achievement and Contributions Award.
See below for forms and directions.
CSW also offers Scholarships of $500
to two single moms working full-time
who were also full-time students in
good academic standing. The CSW
Scholarship Selection Committee
selects winners, and this is not
open to the public.