Scholarships for Women

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Today, it isn’t uncommon to see women attending colleges and universities right alongside men, but that wasn’t always the case. There’s been great progress in bridging the gap between equal rights of men and women — but we still have a ways to go. Women typically still earn less and are less-frequently found in leadership positions than men. Today’s woman is pursuing a career — and often taking care of her family at the same time. Several organizations and colleges offer scholarships for women to continue their education and go after their goals. Search our list of scholarships for women, and show the world just what a girl can do!

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

The AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students from an under-represented population group who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Student Pilot Scholarship

San Diego female students who wish to obtain a private pilot certificate are eligible for this award. Students must have a passing score on the written test and have completed a solo flight.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize

The Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize will be awarded to an undergraduate woman for excellence in mathematics. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have a school address in the United States.

Total: $1000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 1
2018

Santa Fe College Altrusa International of Gainesville, Florida Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. women who are 25 years of age or older and plan to attend Santa Fe College. Students must be residents of Alachua or Bradford counties in Florida, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  October 15
2018

Santa Fe College Esther Porter Lane Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. women who are 25 years of age or older and reside in Alachua or Bradford counties in Florida. Students must plan to attend Santa Fe College, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 15
2018

Reno High Sierra Chapter Ninety-Nines Private Pilot License Scholarship

Female student pilots who have flown solo by the application deadline are eligible to apply for this award.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 15
2018

Hallifax Scholarship for Mothers

The Hallifax Scholarship for Mothers is available for moms who are attending Johnson County Community College in Johnson County, Kansas. Applicants must have a 2.25 GPA or higher and a household income of $30,000 per year or less. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 17
2018

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate women who are majoring in a field related to transportation. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and reside in Oregon and southwest Washington

Total: $4500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 22
2018

Beverley Swaim Staley Leadership Legacy Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for graduate women in Oregon and southwest Washington who are majoring in a transportation-related field. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must express an interest in international issues arising in the transportation industry.

Total: $4500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 22
2018

Transportation YOU Scholarship for High School Girls - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for high school women in Oregon and southwest Washington who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an interest in pursuing a career in transportation. Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 18.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 22
2018

Helene M. Overly Memorial Graduate Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for U.S. graduate students who are majoring in a field related to transportation. Applicants must be female, must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must reside in Oregon and southwest Washington.

Total: $4500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 22
2018

Gail Achterman Leadership Scholarship - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for women in Oregon and southwest Washington who are majoring in transportation or a related field. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate qualities of leadership.

Total: $7000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 22
2018