Scholarships for Women

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

Angela Award
Sponsor: National Science Teachers Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 17, 2018
Description: Award is open to female students in grades 5-8 who are residents of the United States, US Territories, or Canada. Applicant must have a strong passion for STEM.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visual differences.

Customized Girl Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: CustomizedGirl
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an original and unique statement and fill out a short form.

Tobi Cares Scholarship
Sponsor: Tobi
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduate students in a four-year college or community college in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to fashion.

Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship for Women Pilots
Sponsor: The NinetyAll Pages-Nines, Inc.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to women who are currently enrolled in an aviation or aerospace related degree program.

Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship
Sponsor: American Geosciences Institute
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to women pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in the geosciences.

Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Army Women’s Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 9, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to women who have served or are serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard. Applicant must a current community college or certificate student with at least a 2.5 GPA or a current undergraduate or graduate student with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Women’s Western Golf Foundation (WWGF)
Amount: $10,000 over four years
Closing Date: January 10, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors who are active participants in the sport of golf and have at least a 3.5 GPA.

AWWA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Water Works Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 11, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in working in the water industry (engineering, research, etc.). In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically for female students and minority students.

Scholarships4mom.net Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Moms.net
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
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.

Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Institute of Architects
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to women studying architecture within a NAAB accredited bachelor or master’s degree program. Applicant must be entering at least their third year of undergraduate or any level of graduate study.

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in 8th grade, high school and college undergraduates who are under the age of 25. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute short film that raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.

Bev Sellers Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: Young Singers Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to young women involved in the barbershop art form, to assist in the furtherance of their music education. Applicant must be an undergraduate student studying music education or vocal pedagogy.

AIAA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current AIAA student members who have completed at least one academic semester and are studying science or engineering encompassed by the technical activities of AIAA. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to students studying Astronautics or Aeronautics, female students, and students who attend a college within the Rocky Mountain Section (Colorado, Wyoming or Montana).

Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest
Sponsor: Association for Women in Mathematics
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
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.

Norma Ross Walter Scholarship
Sponsor: The Willa Cather Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are graduating high school seniors at a Nebraska high school and plans to enroll as an English major at an accredited college or university.

Professional BusinessWomen of California Scholarships
Sponsor: Professional BusinessWomen of California (PBWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to women who are high school seniors in California. Applicant must submit a completed application, three letters of recommendation, and a personal essay related to leadership. If selected as a recipient of the scholarship, student must be present at the PBWC Annual Conference on April 23, 2019 in San Francisco (travel expenses not paid for by PBWC).

Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship
Sponsor: The Sunflower Initiative
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
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.

WMU Scholarships
Sponsor: Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
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.

Women in Ag Scholarships
Sponsor: Mahindra
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be a resident of a state where Mahindra does business (see website for details).

Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high scholastic standing and character students who have been accepted into or are pursuing an approved course of study to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, veterinarian or physician assistant) at an approved, accredited medical school. There is a preference to females “if equally qualified.”

Leslie Andree Hanna Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to deserving female students who are U.S. citizens attending medical school.

Racine AAUW Scholarship
Sponsor: Racine AAUW
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
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.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships
Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
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.

LPGA Scholarships
Sponsor: LPGA Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to female graduating high school seniors who played golf in high school. There are scholarships for students who are planning on playing collegiate golf and for students not planning on playing collegiate golf. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority female students.

JC Runyon Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: JC Runyon Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who have completed at least one inpatient stay in an accredited psychiatric facility, substance abuse center, or similar behavioral health treatment center. In addition to the nationwide scholarship, there is a scholarship open to females who are Tennessee or Midsouth residents who have been treated for suicidal ideation/attempt.

Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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.

Be the Boss Scholarship
Sponsor: Go Skills
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school and college students who want to start their own online business. Applicant must share all the reasons they are scared to start their business and who their female boss role model is.

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