Scholarships for parents

If you are a parent, paying for college may be difficult. Some scholarship providers want to help parents (single parents and parents that are still together) attend college by providing scholarship. Below are scholarships open to parents.

Burke & Eisner Collegiate Scholarship
Sponsor: Burke & Eisner
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school within the United States. Applicant must be a single mother or a current student at a law school in the United States. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Capture the Dream Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Capture the Dream
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Bay Area students who will be enrolled at an accredited, not-for-profit institution in the fall. Applicant must either be a single parent or a low-income minority student.

Scholarships4Dads Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Dads
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to dads who are currently enrolled, or will be enrolled within the next three months, in a college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit a short form to be entered for the scholarship.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Support Awards
Sponsor: Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2017
Description: Award is open to low-income women who are at least 17 years of age and a mother with minor children. Applicant must be pursuing a vocational degree/certificate, associate’s degree, first bachelor’s degree, or a professional/master’s/doctoral degree.

Single Mother Scholarship
Sponsor: TopProducts
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to female, current undergraduate students who are single parents of one ore more child under the age of 18 and who is enrolled in a four-year institution. Applicant must submit an essay on their story.

Working Parent College Scholarship
Sponsor: Job-Applications.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 19, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to full and part-time students at an accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institution who is a residential parent of at least one minor child and has worked an average of at least 12 hours for each of the previous four weeks at the time of applying.

Hana Lima Scholarship
Sponsor: Alu Like, inc.
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Native Hawaiian Ancestry who are residents of the State of Hawaii and enrolled at least half-time in a vocational degree or certificate program in one of the approved educational institutions in Hawaii listed on the application. Preference will be given to non-traditional students: single parents, disabled (meets ADA definition), houseless, sole-income providers, previously incarcerated and wards of the court.

Single Parent Scholarship
Sponsor: Custody X Change
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are 18 years of age and have legal and physical custody of one or more minor child. Applicant must also be enrolled full-time at an accredited college and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Scholarships4mom.net Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Moms.net
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2017
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.

NCJW/LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
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 nursing majors, mothers, non-traditional students, education majors, and film/television/cinema/theater majors.

Live Your Dream Awards
Sponsor: Soroptimist
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to women who are the primary financial support for themselves and their dependents. Applicant must be enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.

Car Seat Research Scholarship
Sponsor: Car Seat Research
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are U.S. citizens and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay or video on a given topic related to car seats.

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