Scholarships for Women
June 23, 2010
Today, women dominate college campuses, in more ways than one. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), there are over 1.3 million more women than men enrolled in an institution of higher education. If that doesn’t speak to “girl power,” then what possibly could?
As a result, the Fastweb database contains a plethora of scholarships for women. Whether you’re pursuing business or have a passion for better serving your community, there are scholarship opportunities waiting for you in your Fastweb scholarship matches.
With the help of scholarships for women, you can propel your academic pursuits, conquer the working world, and make your mark as an example for later generations of young, inspired women. Below is a sampling of the scholarships for women that exist in our database—filling out a profile may match you to scholarships for women at your school of choice.
The Asian Women in Business Scholarship, worth $2,500, is for women who demonstrate leadership in their community, academic success, and entrepreneurship. Scholarship candidates must be of Asian or Pacific Island ancestry and provide proof of serving a role in the community or entrepreneurial achievement.
To apply for The Asian Women in Business Scholarship, students must be enrolled full-time in an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants must also send the most recent college transcript, provide at least one professional recommendation, and fully complete the form for The Asian Women in Business Scholarship. Finally, students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
The Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship is available to female students enrolled in the University of Tennessee, Martin, who are recipients of the Girl Scouts of America Gold Award. In total, the scholarship is worth $3,200, and the winner will receive approximately $800 every year for four years.
Applicants for the Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship must have an ACT score of at least 21 with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Also, the winner of the Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship is required to live in student residential housing.