Scholarships for Women

Many scholarships are set aside for female students. Some of these scholarships are designated for specific majors, but many are for any female student attending college. Check carefully for qualifications and deadlines!

Please note:  All scholarships are available only to traditional students in traditional programs unless otherwise specified.

Who: Ambitious women, 16 years or older, who are passionate about making some meaningful change for a community or cause they care about
Amount: $10,000
Due: 03/31/2019

Visit the Toptal Scholarship for Women website

Who: Female students who are a member of a DAR chapter and who complete the application.
Amount: $5,000
Due: Spring

Visit the Daughters of the American Revolution website

Who: Any high school female; to enter submit an essay that describes how engineering might change our lives over the next 50 years in one of the following areas: nutrition, health, communication, education, transportation.
Amount: $500
Due: Spring

Visit the EngineerGirl Essay Contest website

Major: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) & STEM education
Who: Female students seeking answers to global challenges
Amount: $7,500 for one year; scholarship is renewable.
Due: Spring

Visit the Galactic Unite Blytheway Scholarship website

Who: Women in STEM
Amount: $2,000
Due: 1/31/2018

Visit the PayScale’s Women in STEM Scholarship website

Who: Women enrolled in an accredited high school, college or university in the U.S. Must be a mother who is attending school and must maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of a minimum of 3.0
Amount: $1,000

Visit the Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers’ Single Mother Scholarship website

Who: Any female student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours per semester at an accredited college or university
Amount: $1,500
Due: 09/30/2018

Visit the Zonta Educational Memoriam Award website

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