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!

AAAE Foundation Scholarship for Women in Aviation

This scholarship is open to U.S. female college juniors and seniors who are enrolled in an aviation program and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Financial need, participation in school and community activities, and work experience are all considered in the selection process.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Kate Gleason Scholarship

International and U.S. women who are current undergraduate or graduate students are eligible for this award. Students must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering program.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2019

Adore Me Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. women who are majoring in business. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2019

SWE Detroit Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female high school seniors who are graduating from a high school in Michigan and planning to enroll in an ABET-accredited engineering program. Students will be judged on academic performance, the application essay, high school awards/honors, and high school leadership/activities/employment.

Total: $2400 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 1
2019

Artemis Award at Baltimore Community Foundation

This scholarship is available for female high school seniors in Baltimore, MD. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must plan to attend a two- or four-year college or university in the U.S.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2019

Britney C. Bownes Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to seniors at the Carver Vocational-Technical High School in Baltimore, Maryland. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2019

Cargill Global Scholars Program for U.S. Students

U.S. first- and second-year college students who are attending select universities and demonstrate high academic achievement are eligible for this award.

Total: $2500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 1
2019

Jeannette Rankin Foundation Award

This award is for U.S. women who are 35 years of age or older as of March 1, 2019. Students must be pursuing a technical/vocational education, an associate's degree, or a first bachelor's degree. The student's family must have an annual income that meets the described financial need guidelines.

Total: $2000 Awards:  133
Deadline:  March 1
2019

Auxiliary Legacy Scholarship

This award is for female students who are entering their junior year of a four-year ABET-accredited engineering program.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2019

Young Women's Alliance Leaders Scholarship

Female high school seniors in Austin who plan to attend a trade school or university in the fall of the current year are eligible for this award. Students must demonstrate financial need and a strong level of commitment to and leadership in community service.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 1
2019

Young Women's Alliance Higher Education Scholarship

U.S. female students students under the age of 40 who are enrolled at a central Texas college/university and have completed at least 60 credit hours or are graduate students are eligible for this award. Students must show a strong commitment to community service and leadership and be willing and able to complete a minimum of 40 hours of work on a Community Impact Project during the semester in which the scholarship is requested.

Total: $3000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 1
2019

Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund is provided annually to undergraduate students at the University of Kansas who have unmet financial need and a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to women who are the first of their families to attend college.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2019