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.

Fathers Moving Forward Scholarship
Sponsor: Schultz & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to single fathers who are current undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college, university, or law school. Applicant must submit a completed application and a personal essay.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Support Awards
Sponsor: Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
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.

Working Parent College Scholarship
Sponsor: Job-Applications.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 10, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full and part-time students at an accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institution who are a residential parent of at least one minor child and have worked an average of at least 12 hours for each of the previous four weeks at the time of applying.

Scholarships4mom.net Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Moms.net
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: August 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.

S.P.R.O.W.T. Scholarship
Sponsor: Granite Bay Cosmetic Surgery
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to California women who are following a non-traditional educational path as they pursue higher education. Non-traditional is defined as delaying enrollment, part-time college student, working full-time, having dependents other than a spouse, is a single parent, OR does not have a high school diploma.

Single Parent Scholarship
Sponsor: Custody X Change
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
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.

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