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College Scholarships for Women, National History Month

The actions of extraordinary ladies has inspired the creation of many scholarship opportunities!

Shawna Newman

February 28, 2022

This list includes 25+, scholarships for women ready to shatter "the glass ceiling."
College Scholarships for Women, National History Month
March is Women's History Month and we're celebrating by highlighting unique scholarships for amazing women. Once of the best ways to honor such extraordinary past achievements of women is to take advantage of the opportunities awarded for your future - possibilities that, without their hard work, determination and efforts, would not be available to you today. Women's History Month is a relatively new month-long observance in the United States. In fact, it's only about 40-years old as a nationally recognized month. According to a National Women's History Alliance article, National Women's History Month begin in 1980 with a proclamation from then president, Jimmy Carter. Many celebrate fierce females by awarding and empowering remarkable women with college scholarships.

Scholarships for Women

Let's celebrate the social achievements and educational accomplishments of the many great women who have paved the way. Here's to you females working on your college education - It’s YOUR turn to make women’s history:

Women in Science Scholarship

Deadline: 3/4/22
Available to: College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

Women in Defense Scholarship

Deadline: 3/27/22
Available to: College Juniors through Graduate Students
Award Amount: Varies

VIP Women in Technology Scholarship

Deadline: 3/31/22
Award Amount: $2,500

Building Opportunities for Sistas to Shine (B.O.S.S.) Scholarship

Deadline: 3/31/22
Available to: High School Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

Women's Initiative Scholarship

Deadline: 3/31/22
Available to: College Sophomores through College Seniors
Award Amount: $2,500

"Salute to Mothers" Scholarship

Deadline: 4/10/22
Available to: College Freshmen through College Sophomores
Award Amount: $1,000

Julie A. Keil Women in Hydro Scholarship

Deadline: 4/15/22
Available to: Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Award Amount: Varies

Michigan Sugar Queen Scholarship

Deadline: 4/22/22
Available to: Students 18-23 years of age
Award Amount: Up to $2,000

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Support Award

Deadline: 8/1/22
Available to: Students 17+ years of age
Award Amount: Up to $5,000

Greta Nissen Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

Citizens Bank Women's Athletic Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available To: College Freshmen to College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

Vivienne Camp Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 4 awards of $4,350

Mary Ball Carrera Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Years 1-5
Award Amount: $2,500

International Student Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 2 Awards for 100% of Tuition

Nancy Yates Eby Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

Women's University Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 6 Awards of $1,000

Women and Leadership Program, Panama City

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies

National Association of Women in Construction Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 3
Award Amount: $3,000

Women of Oakland University Critical Difference Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,500

Tyler J. Viney Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Females, College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

Florida Association of Women Lawyers Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 3
Award Amount: Varies

Esther Shiller Memorial Endowment Loan Fund for College Loans

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $6,000

Center for the Education of Women

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 40 Awards from $1,000 - $8,000

Women in Wireless Communications Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Sophomores
Award Amount: Varies

Society of Women Engineers - Boston Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies Remember, there are plenty of additional scholarships available that aren't exclusive to women. Check your scholarship matches regularly for more opportunities you qualify for. Also, check out more information on financial aid, specifically for female students. It's another great resource for any female looking for helpful ways to pay for school. You can also find internships and fellowships for women on Fastweb now.

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