Scholarships for Women

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

LadyLike Scholarship
Sponsor: LadyLike
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors who are living in Southern California. Applicant must submit an essay answering questions related to women.

Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students (women and minority students) currently pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM field at any accredited academic institution.

Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Futurama Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 13, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female Maine residents who will graduate or have graduated from high school and who will enroll in an accredited college or school for post-secondary education this year. Applicant must have demonstrated financial need. Primary consideration will be given to those with dedicated school and/or community involvement. Secondary preference will be given to those women seeking a journalism degree.

Lemieux Lovejoy Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Futurama Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 13, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school senior girls and recent graduates who will enroll in an accredited college or training program in the fall for their first year of post-secondary study.

Webber Group Career Advancement Scholarship
Sponsor: Futurama Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 13, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Maine women who are at least 30 years of age and are enrolled in, or returning to, an accredited college or training program of study, either full or part-time.

ASIST – Albuquerque Scholarship
Sponsor: Executive Women International – Albuquerque
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 27, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to non-traditional students who live within the boundaries of the Albuquerque Chapter and who are past high school age and who are either entering college or already enrolled in college. Applicant must have financial need and preference will be given to those individuals with children residing in the home.

ASIST – Columbus Scholarship
Sponsor: Executive Women International – Columbus
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 27, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female incoming and current non-traditional students in Central Ohio. Special consideration will be given to students with financial need, socially, physically and economically challenged adults, and preference is given to those with children residing in the home.

Beth E. Marcus Scholarship
Sponsor: Reformed Church in America
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to women members of the Reformed Church of America who are preparing for ministry through theological education.

Dr. Blanca Moore-Velez Woman of Substance Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
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.

NANBPWC National Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
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: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
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: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
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.

Scholarships4mom.net Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Moms.net
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
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.

Women in Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are enrolled in her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and applicant must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

Women in Technology Scholarship
Sponsor: Buildium
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United states or Canada, studying Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM).

Young Woman Community Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Junior League of Mobile
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to women in their senior year of high school in Mobile and Baldwin Counties (Alabama). Applicant must demonstrate commitment to volunteering and commitment to continuing their education.

Colorado Future Woman Pilot Scholarship
Sponsor: Colorado Ninety-Nines
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female aviation students in Colorado.

CREW Network Scholarship
Sponsor: Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to women enrolled full-time as college juniors, seniors, or graduate students who are pursuing a career in commercial real estate.

EFWA Scholarships
Sponsor: The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate level. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students who attend school in the state of Washington, women returning to school after raising children, and minority students.

Irene Adler Prize
Sponsor: Lucas Aykroyd
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship prize is open to women commencing or continuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or Ph.D. degree in journalism, creative writing, or literature at a recognized post-secondary institution in the United States or Canada in 2020-2021.

Make Sense Foundation Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: The Make Sense Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020 extended to April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to females living in the United States who are preparing to enter college in the fall. Applicant must submit a completed application, personal essay, and two references.

Sara Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry & Sara Sheehan Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors who have some involvement with the sport of golf.

ATCA Scholarships
Sponsor: Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to air traffic control and aviation science students. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to female students. There is also a scholarship open to children of air traffic control specialists -open to all majors.

Danny Gutierrez Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hispanic Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority and female students studying electronic and engineering majors. Applicant must be a graduating high school seniors who has been accepted or a current college student.

Hawaii Softball Foundation Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Softball Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are members of a high school softball team within the State of Hawaii and who are accepted to a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school, or pursuing other post-high school study for the 2020 academic year.

NCJW | LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties. Applicant must be trying to better their lives through education in the aftermath of trauma, loss and other setbacks. There are scholarships open to all majors and specific scholarships for non-traditional students, parents, nursing majors, education majors, and Film/Television/Cinema/Theater majors.

NVM Scholarship
Sponsor: National Videogame Museum (NVM)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolling in a four-year college or university. Applicant should be pursuing careers in either a videogame or technology-based field. There are four scholarships, each with a specific requirement: 1. Frisco, Texas resident; 2. Women from anyone in the U.S.; 3. Texas residents; and 4. Texas residents who attends a Title 1 school.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships for Freshmen Students
Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to women who are graduating high school seniors and who will be pursing an ABET-accredited baccalaureate degree in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science.

SWS Barbara Rosenblum Scholarship
Sponsor: Sociologists for Women in Society
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who identify as a women with a feminist orientation who is sensitive to studying women’s cancers and their impact on diverse groups of women. The candidate must have an approved prospectus for doctoral research.

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Alliance for Women in Media | Loreen Arbus Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall of 2020. Those pursuing a media career in an area such as cable, television, radio, digital media, publishing, journalism, advertising, production, creative design, or others are especially encouraged to apply.

Fresh Start Scholarship
Sponsor: Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to females who are residents of Delaware or are currently employed in Delaware for at least the past 12 months. Applicant must be at least 20 years of age, taken at least a two year break in education, and is admitted to an accredited Delaware college in a two-year or four-year degree program at the undergraduate level.

Postgraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are pursuing advanced degrees in Accounting.

Miller Park Community Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Brewers Community Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to a female or minority student residing in either Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, or Racine County (Wisconsin). Applicant must also be a student pursuing studies in a construction related field at a college or university based in the State of Wisconsin.

Betty Rendel Scholarship
Sponsor: National Federation of Republican Women
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduates who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework.

Carolyn Kelly Memorial Education Fund
Sponsor: The Carolyn Kelly Memorial Education Fund
Amount: Up to $12,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are transgender, female, or underprivileged, or a combination of those. Applicant must also have at least a 2.75 GPA.

WHVACR Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Women in HVACR
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to female high school seniors and current undergraduate and trade school students who are planning to enter the HVACR industry.

ABC Humane Wildlife Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: ABC Humane Wildlife Control and Prevention, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current female college students studying or planning to study the fields of science, engineering, mathematics, or technology. Applicant must submit an essay on why they are passionate about STEM.

Worthy Women’s Professional Studies Scholarship
Sponsor: Worthy
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: December 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to continuing education professional studies students who identify as a female and are over the age of 30.

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