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Scholarships for Women

Scholarships for Women

Celebrate girl power with scholarships, just for women!

Elizabeth Hoyt

March 05, 2014

Scholarships come in all varieties – race, ethnicity and, of course, gender.

Many celebrate fierce females by awarding remarkable women in certain fields of study or through various organizations which focus on different aspects, such as women’s studies, the empowerment of women and endowments specifically left to female students.

To help better organize your scholarship search, please note that the following awards for female students are listed according to deadline, with the earliest deadline appearing at the top of the page. Deadlines that vary will appear at the bottom of the list. As deadlines pass, opportunities will be refreshed as often as possible.

Here are some great scholarship, internship and award opportunities that celebrate the true meaning of girl power by enhancing the lives of women through educational opportunities:

Financial Women’s Association of
San Francisco Scholarship

Deadline: 3/29/14
Available To: College Junior through Graduate Student, 5th Year
Award: $10,000

The Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco Scholarship is available to female students majoring in finance or a financial services field at an accredited Bay Area college or university.

You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco Scholarship.

Women in the Trades Scholarship

Deadline: 3/31/14
Available To: College Freshman through College Senior
Award: $1,500

The Women in the Trades Scholarship is available to female students who are over the age of 18.

You must be actively pursuing a degree in a trade field in order to qualify for this award.

Preference is given to women who are affiliated with the military.

Get more information on the Women in the Trades Scholarship.

Illinois CPA Society Advancing Women in Accounting Scholarship

Deadline: 4/01/14
Available To: College Senior through Grad Student, 2nd Year
Award: $4,000

The Illinois CPA Society Advancing Women in Accounting Scholarship is open to female accounting students.

You must be a U.S. citizen residing in Illinois and enrolled in an Illinois college or university.

You must also have completed four years of education, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and plan to sit for the CPA Examination in Illinois within three years of your application date.

Get more information on the Illinois CPA Society Advancing Women in Accounting Scholarship.

Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship

Deadline: 4/01/14
Available To: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award: $2,000

The Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship is available to full-time female graduate students in the U.S. and Canada.

You must be majoring in statistics to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship.

Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 4/05/14
Available To: High School Seniors
Award: $2,000

The Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship is available to female high school seniors who plan to enter college in the fall.

To be eligible for this award you must be involved in golf, be a U.S. citizen, and demonstrate financial need by filing the FAFSA.

Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need, excellence of character and involvement in the sport of golf. Skill or excellence in golf is not a criterion.

Get more information on the Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship.

Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association Scholarship

Deadline: 4/10/14
Available To: College Freshman
Award: Varies

The Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association Scholarship is open to graduating high school female students who have been active in school sports.

Preference is given to daughters of active ICGA members and those going into education or coaching.

Get more information on the Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association Scholarship.

AIET Minorities and Women Education Scholarship

Deadline: 4/15/14
Available To: College Freshman through Grad Student, 5th Year
Award: $1,000

Provided by the Appraisal Institute, the AIET Minorities and Women Education Scholarship is available to students enrolled in real estate related courses in real estate or a related field.

You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the AIET Minorities and Women Education Scholarship.

Women on Par Scholarship

Deadline: 4/15/14
Available To: College Freshman
Award: $1,000

Provided by the Executive Women’s Golf Association, the Women On Par Scholarship is available to female undergraduate students in the U.S. and Canada.

You must be at least 30 years of age and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

You must also be a first time applicant to school, or be returning to school after an absence to complete a degree.

Get more information on the Women on Par Scholarship.

OutputLinks Woman of Distinction Scholarship

Deadline: 5/01/14
Available To: College Freshman to Graduate Year 5
Award: $5,000

The OutputLinks Woman of Distinction Scholarship is available to female students pursuing a career in document management or graphic communications.

You must demonstrate academic ability and participation in extracurricular activities to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the OutputLinks Woman of Distinction Scholarship.

Women’s Army Corps Veteran’s Association Scholarship

Deadline: 5/01/14
Available To: College Freshman
Award: $1,500

The Women’s Army Corps Veteran’s Association Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews of an Army Service Woman.

You must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. college or university, and submit a biographical sketch stating your future goals to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Women’s Army Corps Veteran’s Association Scholarship.

Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship

Deadline: 5/15/14
Available To: High School Seniors
Award: $1,250

Provided by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Foundation, the Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is available to female high school seniors. You must be a legal US citizen of African – American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent.

You must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be accepted into a full-time course of study at an accredited post-secondary institution in the US.

You must also have a background in golf and plan to play competitive golf at an accredited college or university in the U.S. to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship.

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: 5/15/14
Available To: College Freshman to College Seniors
Award: $3,000

The ESA Foundation Scholarship Program is open to minority and female high school seniors and undergraduate students.

You must be majoring in a field that will lead to a career in computer and video game arts to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the ESA Foundation Scholarship Program.

Exelon Corporation Scholarship – Society of Women Engineers

Deadline: 5/15/14
Available To: College Freshman
Award: $1,000

The Exelon Corporation Scholarship is open to full-time female freshman students majoring in engineering.

Get more information on the Exelon Corporation Scholarship – Society of Women Engineers.

Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: 5/15/14
Available To: College Freshman
Award: $1,500

Provided by the Society of Women Engineers, the Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Memorial Scholarship is available to female freshman students majoring in engineering. Preference is given to students in computer-related engineering majors.

Get more information on the Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Memorial Scholarship.

Women’s Self Worth Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/14
Available To: College Freshman through College Senior
Award: $6,000

The Women’s Self Worth Foundation Scholarship, provided by the American Indian College Fund, is available to Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students who are enrolled full- time in a tribal college or university.

You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Women’s Self Worth Foundation Scholarship.

Women’s Board Car Care Council High School Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/14
Available To: High School Seniors
Award: Varies

The Women’s Board Car Care Council High School Scholarship is available to female high school seniors.

You must plan to attend an ASE-certified, post-secondary automobile technology program and have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Women’s Board Car Care Council High School Scholarship.

Colorado Women’s Education Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/14
Available To: Minimum age 25
Award: Varies

The Colorado Women’s Education Foundation Scholarship is available to female students.

To be eligible for this award, you must be a resident Colorado, be at least 25 years of age, attend an educational institution in Colorado, and be a U.S. citizen.

You must also demonstrate financial need, scholastic ability, leadership skills, and career goals.

Get more information on the Colorado Women’s Education Foundation Scholarship.

Women’s Board Car Care Council Technician Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/14
Available To: College Sophomores through College Seniors
Award: Varies

The Women’s Board Car Care Council Technician Scholarship is available to female students in ASE-certified, post- secondary automobile technology programs.

You must have completed at least one year of your program with a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Recipients of this award may also receive a trip to AAPEX show in Las Vegas!

Get more information on the Women’s Board Car Care Council Technician Scholarship.

Asian Women in Business Scholarship

Deadline: 9/15/14
Available To: College Freshman through College Senior
Award: $2,500

The Asian Women In Business Scholarship is available to female students of Asian or Pacific Islander ancestry.

You must be enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year undergraduate program in the United States; have a minimum 3.0 GPA; and demonstrate leadership, community service, and/or entrepreneurial achievement to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Asian Women in Business Scholarship.

Lifetime Adoption Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Rolling
Available To: College Freshman to Graduate Year 5
Award: Varies

The Lifetime Adoption Foundation Scholarship is available to birth mothers who have placed a child for adoption any time after 1990.

You must be able to present verification of finalization from the adoption professional that handled the adoption.

Women that have placed a child for adoption through Lifetime Adoption Center are given priority.

In addition, you must be drug-free, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and show proof of part- or full-time enrollment, or intention of enrollment in an accredited educational or trade institution to be eligible for this award.

An essay is also required.

Get more information on the Lifetime Adoption Foundation Scholarship.


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