Scholarships

College Scholarships for Women, National History Month

This list includes 25+, scholarships for women ready to shatter "the glass ceiling."

Shawna Newman

February 28, 2022

College Scholarships for Women, National History Month
The actions of extraordinary ladies has inspired the creation of many scholarship opportunities!
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

NeW Essay Contest

Deadline: 7/27/22
Available to: High School Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $500

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Support Award

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

Notorious RBG Women of Tomorrow Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/22
Available to: High School Students
Award Amount: $1,000

Women in Animation Scholarship

Deadline: 12/1/22
Available to: Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Award Amount: $1,000

Mensa Foundation U.S. Scholarship

Deadline: 1/15/23
Available to: Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Award Amount: Varies

Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship

Deadline: 2/1/23
Available to: Undergraduate Students
Award Amount: $10,000

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

Women and Leadership Program, Panama City

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

Fastweb makes finding scholarships a breeze.

Become a member and gain exclusive access to our database of over 1.5 million scholarships.

By clicking, I agree to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.