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Scholarships for Women

In this page, you will find scholarships for female students. We have organized the scholarships by the different type of groups that offer them. We have also compiled a list of Grant opportunities you should review. Below are areas you should investigate further:

College and Universites

Public and Private Companies

  • Microsoft Tuition scholarship - it helps students get a leg up so they can pursue studies in computer science and related technical disciplines.
  • G.I.R.L. scholarship program - provided by Sony Online Entertainment, is designed to assist female students who plan to work on designing video games.

Non-profit Organizations

  1. The George Snow Scholarship Fund was created for students who graduated high school in Florida and want to attend any accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school.
  2. Regional and Local Groups

    • The Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) is a non-discriminatory, educational scholarship program for the benefit of non-traditional students. It helps provide financial support to adult students in a variety of transitional situations.
    • The Jeannette Rankin Foundation provides scholarship awards to low-income women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves, their families, and their communities.

    Other Resources

    Business and Professional Women's Foundation
    The BPW Foundation established the Career Advancement Scholarship Program in 1969 to provide financial assistance to disadvantaged women seeking to further their education. Scholarships are provided to women who wish to advance in their careers, or are soon to enter or re-enter the workforce. The Foundation has awarded more than $6 million in scholarships, grants, and loans to over 8,000 women seeking to improve their lives.

    Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting
    The Educational Foundation awards scholarships to women who are pursuing accounting degrees at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

    National League of American Pen Women
    A scholarship is offered to female undergraduates, age 35 or older, who are interested in art, music, or writing.

    Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation
    The Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation gives educational support awards and small grants to low-income women, especially mothers, pursuing technical, undergraduate or graduate education.

    Society of Women Engineer Scholarships
    The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. Awards range from from $1000 to $10,000, and at least 90 are granted.

    Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund
    Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund, a program of the Talbots Charitable Foundation, awards $100,000 in scholarships to women determined to finally get that college degree. Scholarship awards are based primarily on financial need and previous achievement for women who earned their high school diploma or GED at least 10 years ago.

    Women's Independence Scholarship Program
    The Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) is a project of The Sunshine Lady Foundation (SLF) of North Carolina. SLF believes that education is a powerful tool which breaks down barriers and opens doors of opportunity. The objective of the Women's Independence Scholarship Program is to help survivors of domestic violence obtain an education that will in turn offer them the chance to secure employment, personal independence and self sufficiency. Support is available for full or part-time students interested in attending vocational, community college, four-year degree or graduate studies programs.

    Make A Statement Scholarship
    The Make a Statement Scholarship is available to females who are 18 years of age or older. You must be, or plan to be, enrolled and matriculated in a 2-year or 4-year accredited undergraduate program at a US college, university or vocational-technical school. You must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award. Awards are given in the amounts of $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000.

    Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program
    By remembering Amelia Earhart through this fellowship, Zonta International encourages and supports women to expand their horizons by pursuing aerospace-related science and aerospace engineering. There have been 1,052 Amelia Earhart Fellowships totaling over $5.4 million awarded to 721 fellows worldwide.

    Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships
    Since 1998, 157 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships have been provided to women representing 32 countries, enabling women to find their place in the business world.

    Young Women in Public Affairs Program
    The Young Women in Public Affairs Awards encourage young women to pursue careers in government, public policy and community organizations.

    Additional Minority Resources

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