Financial aid is a huge problem for millions of students every year who want to attend college. And yet, it is reported that billions of dollars in scholarship funding and grants are given away annually. Below are the top 2013/14 scholarships, grants, and financial aid opportunities for women:
#1 – The AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to low-income women who are over the age of 50, and are seeking new job skills, training, and educational opportunities.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/04/aarp-foundation-womens-scholarship.html
#2 – The Betty Rendel Scholarship is available to female undergraduates each year who are attending a four-year accredited college or university and majoring in political science, government or economics. It is open to women across the nation.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/04/betty-rendel-scholarship.html
#3 – The Women’s Independence Scholarship Program, Inc. helps women who have survived domestic violence to return to school and become self-sufficient. The primary candidates are single mothers with young children who lack the resources to attend college.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/04/womens-independence-scholarship-program.html
#4 – The Miss America Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to over 12,000 young women who compete in the state and local competitions as well as Miss America first place winner, four runners-up, semi-finalists and non-finalists.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/03/miss-america-scholarship-fund.html
#5 – The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is open to female undergraduate seniors or female students enrolled in a graduate program and studying Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/01/google-anita-borg-memorial-scholarship.html
#6 – The Young Women In Public Affairs Award is a scholarship for young women age 16 to 19 with an interest in public affairs who plan to enroll in college.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/11/young-women-in-public-affairs-award.html
#7 – The Talbots Scholarship Program awards one-time scholarships to women who want to go back to school to earn their undergraduate degree after graduating from high school or receiving their GED at least ten years ago.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/11/the-talbots-scholarship-program.html
#8 – The Go Red Multicultural Scholarship champions greater inclusion of multicultural women in the nursing and medical industries, address important gaps in treatment, and ensure that all Americans have an opportunity to work with their healthcare providers to make the best choices that lead to good health.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/09/go-red-multicultural-scholarship-fund.html
#9 – The Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund awards scholarships every year to low-income women who are 35 years of age or older.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/05/jeanette-rankin-womens-scholarship-fund.html
#10 – The AWG Minority Scholarship Program encourages young minority women to pursue courses of education and careers in the field of geosciences.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/04/awg-minority-scholarship.html
#11 – The WIFLE Scholarship Program is open to undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate female students interested in a career in law enforcement.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/08/wifle-scholarship-program.html
#12 – Linda Lael Miller Scholarships is for women age 25 or older who want to complete their education because they were unable to previously due to life challenges.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/08/linda-lael-miller-scholarships-for-women.html
#13 – Women in Public Finance Achievement and Scholarship Awards are for female high school seniors who are pursuing careers in public finance, government, nonprofits or law.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/08/women-in-public-finance-achievement-and.html
#14 – The American Association of Japanese University Women (AAJUW) Scholarship Program is available to Japanese women currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the state of California.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/08/the-american-association-of-japanese.html
#15 – The BlackBerry® Scholars Program is for freshman women studying science, technology, engineering or math in college.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/07/the-blackberry-scholars-program.html
#16 – SRR Women in Finance Scholarship is for juniors at a four-year college or university majoring in finance, economics or accounting.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/07/srr-women-in-finance-scholarship.html
#17 – Glamour’s Top 10 College Women Competition is open to young women who are in their junior year of college who have excellent grades and leadership skills.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/09/glamours-top-10-college-women.html
#18 – Executive Women International Scholarship Program offers scholarships to both male and female outstanding high school seniors who plan to pursue a four-year college degree program.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/09/executive-women-international.html
#19 – Vanguard Women in Information Technology Scholarship offers merit-based scholarships to female students entering their junior or senior year of college.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/04/vanguard-women-in-information.html
#20 – Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship offers financial assistance to female and male students currently applying for or already enrolled in a cosmetology or barber school.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/04/joe-francis-haircare-scholarship.html
#21 – National Student Nurses’ Association Scholarships are awarded to students currently enrolled in a state-approved nursing degree program that leads to a LPN or RN licensing.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/07/national-student-nurses-association.html
#22 – Sara Scholarship is available to female high school seniors who plan to attend college and are active in golf.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/05/sara-scholarship.html
#23 – Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship offers a scholarship contest for both women and men who are currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/07/advancing-aspirations-global-scholarship.html
#24 – Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to exceptional US-based Asian female students who are outstanding scholars as well as leaders.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/01/asian-women-in-business-scholarship-fund.html
#25 – Job’s Daughters Supreme Scholarships offer several different scholarships for single female students who are high school seniors, graduates or currently attending technical school or college.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/12/jobs-daughters-supreme-scholarships.html