Scholarships for Women

The scholarships below are specifically for women. Visit scholarship provider for specific requirements and information.

Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest
Sponsor: Association for Women in Mathematics
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6 through 12 and undergraduate students. Student must submit an essay based on an interview with a women currently working in a mathematical career.

Better Great Achievements Contest
Sponsor: EngineerGirl
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Essay contest is open to girls and boys in grades 3-12. Applicant must write a piece that shows how female and/or non-white engineers have contributed to or can enhance engineering’s great achievements.

Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship
Sponsor: The Sunflower Initiative
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to highly motivated female graduating high school seniors who have a desire to attend a women’s college in the United States. Applicant must have at least a 3.7 GPA. There is no citizenship requirement, but student must plan on attending a college in the U.S.

Junior League of Birmingham Scholarship
Sponsor: Junior League of Birmingham
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships is open to female students who will be enrolled as a full or part-time student in any accredited two- or four-year school for the upcoming school year. Applicant must have permanent residence in Jefferson or Shelby Counties (Alabama).

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships
Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to women who are current undergraduate and graduate students, and reentry students who will be pursuing an ABET-accredited degree in engineering, engineering technology, or computer science.

WMU Scholarships
Sponsor: Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to Baptist students, including children of Baptist missionaries, and those preparing for Baptist mission service. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open only to females, medical school students, students from South Carolina, and students preparing for Baptist Christian ministry.

Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship
Sponsor: American Geosciences Institute
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to women pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in the geosciences.

Pepsico Foundation-UNCF Bronx Women’s Initiative
Sponsor: Pepsico Foundation – UNCF
Amount: $4,889.89
Closing Date: January 26, 2023extended to February 6, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors and current undergraduate students from the Bronx who have at least a 2.75 GPA. Applicant must have a demonstrated, unmet financial need and be actively involved in community service.

First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association Annual Scholarship Program
Sponsor: First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association (FCSLA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 14, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to members in good standing with the Association for at least three years prior to date of application. Applicant must also have a policy with the organization in his or her own name. Scholarships are open to students in grades 1-12, as well as college and graduate students. Award must be used towards tuition for the upcoming academic year.

Racine AAUW Scholarship
Sponsor: Racine AAUW
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are legal residents of Racine County, Wisconsin. Applicant must be enrolled in either a two or four-year accredited degree-granting institution as a full-time student and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students enrolled at four-year institutions must either be a junior or senior.

Scholarships4mom.net Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Moms.net
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled, or will be enrolled within the next three months, in a college or university in the United States. Applicant must be a mother or an expectant mother.

Jeannette Rankin Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 17, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to low-income women who are 35 or older and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicant must be pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate’s degree, or a first bachelor’s degree.

NAWIC Founders’ Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2023
Description: Applicant must be currently enrolled in a construction-related degree program at a school in the United States.

NY Grace Legendre Endowment Fellowships
Sponsor: New York Grace Legendre Endowment Fund, Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2023
Description: Fellowships are open to women who are United States citizens and residents of New York State. Applicant must be currently enrolled in graduate studies in an advanced graduate degree program at an accredited New York State college or university and have completed at least one semester in the program.

AAUW Wilmington (DE) Branch Scholarships
Sponsor: AAUW Wilmington (DE) Branch
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to women residents of the state of Delaware.

Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarship
Sponsor: American Agri-Women
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to any farm, ranch or agribusiness woman or her daughter who are graduating high school seniors, current college students, or returning students who are pursuing accredited courses in agriculture leadership, communications, rural sociology, medicine, or any other courses directly related to agriculture.

GIAR Grandmother’s First-Generation Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Nevada
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to first generation young women of Portuguese, Mexican, Central American or South American ancestry under the age of 25. Applicant must be a resident of northern Nevada (typically described as Tonopah and north) or the state of Hawaii.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2023 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.

Nontraditional Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of University Women (AAUW) Honolulu Branch
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 10, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to women living in Hawaii who can demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be over 21 years of age and have had their educational plans interrupted or delayed by family work obligations or challenging personal circumstances. Applicant must be accepted or enrolled as a full or part-time undergraduate in a college, community college, or university in the State of Hawaii or online program from a regionally accredited public or private not for profit educational institution.

AAAE Scholarships
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 17, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are either studying aviation OR are A.A.E.s, their spouses or their children. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements, including scholarships for women and Native American students.

Callender-Pritchard Legacy Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to African American high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall and will be majoring in Political Science, Sociology, or Black Studies.

Dr. Blanca Moore-Velez Woman of Substance Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American female students who are at least 35 years of age and are enrolled as an undergraduate student at an accredited college or university.

Dr. Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American females who are college sophomores or juniors enrolled in an accredited college or university and majoring in Journalism, Economics or related fields (Public Policy, Creative Writing, Etc.)

Irma A. Fleming Legacy Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to African American students 30-35 years of age who are finishing their college degree.

NANBPWC National Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American female students who are graduating high school seniors and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a trailblazer of African decent of their choosing.

Peola Smith-Smith Educational Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American females who are either graduating high school seniors or college undergraduate students who plan to major in Education. Applicant must be a member of NANBPWC Inc.

Sherelle T. and Timothy T. Carper III Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to African American single mothers (age 18-30) who are United States citizens, and enrolled in an accredited college or university. Applicant must major in a STEM, Aviation, Political Science, Communications, or Business Management related field.

Scholarships for Impactful Change
Sponsor: Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) & The Wine Group
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 2, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to women who are 21 years of age or older who are enrolled full-time in an accredited school or institution in an undergraduate or graduate program in beverage industries program, culinary or pastry arts education, food systems program or agriculture/farming, hospitality management, or dietetics and/or nutrition.

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