The Coastal-Georgetown Branch of the American Association of University Women awarded three $2,000 academic scholarships to graduating senior females from Sussex County high schools.

Scholarship winners are Joud Dabaj and Samantha Whelen, of Indian River High School, who will both attend University of Delaware; and Colleen Donohoe, from Cape Henlopen High School, who will attend Mt. Aloysius College.

The Coastal-Georgetown Branch of AAUW also will provide mentors for these three female students during their first year in college. Joud and Samantha will be co-mentored by Charma Konner and Christi Gillean. Colleen will be co-mentored by Chris Perry-Jacobs and Konner.