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!

Christine Reed Memorial Flight Scholarship

The Christine Reed Memorial Flight Scholarship is open to female members of Women in Aviation, International who have soloed within the last six months and are working toward a recreational, sport pilot, or private pilot certificate. Applicants must be 16-30 years of age; preference will be given to residents of Arizona, Illinois, and New Jersey (all applicants considered).

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018

Kelsey A. Meyer Memorial Scholarship

The Kelsey A. Meyer Memorial Scholarship is open to U.S. female students who are enrolled at the college sophomore level or higher. Students must be currently enrolled in an aviation/professional flight degree program at an accredited university and must have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018

Lt. Valerie Cappelaere Delaney Memorial Scholarship

The Lt. Valerie Cappelaere Delaney Memorial Scholarship is open to a Women in Aviation, International female member over the age of 18 and from any country. The scholarship will be awarded to an individual pursuing a private pilot certificate.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018

Diane Endres Ballweg Scholarship

The Diane Endres Ballweg Scholarship is available to women over the age of 30 who wish to learn how to fly or who already have a pilot certificate (private, sport, or recreational) and want to pursue an advanced certificate or rating. Applicants must be members of Women in Aviation, International.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018

Elisha Hall Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female members of Women in Aviation, International who are seeking to further their aviation careers in one or more of the following areas: flight training (any phase), aircraft scheduling or dispatch, aviation management, aviation maintenance, or avionics. Preference will be given to local candidates within the Cincinnati, Ohio, and tri-state area.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018

Alaska Airlines Women in Aviation Scholarship

The Alaska Airlines Women in Aviation Scholarship is open to U.S. female pilots who plan to pursue a professional airline pilot career. Students must be college juniors or senior who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be considered for this award program.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2018

Lynn G. Bellenger Engineering Technology Scholarship

This scholarship is available to U.S. and international undergraduate women who are majoring in engineering technology and planning to pursue a career in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) profession.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15
2018

United Parcel Service Scholarship for Female Students

Female members of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) who are pursuing a course of study in industrial engineering, have a graduation date later than May/June 2019, and have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher are eligible for this award. Students may attend a college in the U.S., its territories, Canada and Mexico

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15
2018

1,000 Dreams Fund for High School Students

The 1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund is available for high school women in the U.S. who wish to pursue additional lessons, activities, or projects beyond the normal scope of the class room.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  November 16
2018

Worthy Women's Professional Studies Scholarship

The Worthy Women's Professional Studies Scholarship is available for U.S. women over the age of 30 who are pursuing further education and professional studies.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  November 26
2018

Shipley Rose Buckner Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. female students who are enrolled in, or have been accepted to, an ABFSE-accredited mortuary science program. Students may enroll full or part time.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 30
2018

Zada M. Cooper Scholarship

This award is available to members of Kappa Epsilon who have completed the equivalent of six semesters of undergraduate education with at least two of these semesters in an accredited college of pharmacy.

Total: $750 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 30
2018