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!

Sheiala Ratner Moskow Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Jewish women in Maryland who have a record of public involvement and community service. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 2
2019

The Mary Rubin and Benjamin M. Rubin Scholarship Fund

This award is available for women who are residents of Maryland who have been out of high school for at least 12 months. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 2
2019

GRC Master's in Microelectronics Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for women and minority students who are pursuing a graduate degree in microelectronics research.

Total: $37000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 10
2019

Lehigh Valley Section Engineering Scholarship

This award is available for current female high school seniors who are residents of select Pennsylvania counties. The applicant must plan to major in an ABET-accredited engineering field.

Total: $5000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 11
2019

Honeywell International Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate women majoring in select engineering fields. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and live in or go to college in one of the following states: AZ, CA, FL, IN, KS, MN, NM, PR, TX, WA.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 15
2019

SWE Phoenix Section Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are majoring in engineering or computer science and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must be members of SWE and attend a college/university in Arizona.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15
2019

IBM Linda Sanford Women's Technical Advancement Scholarship

This scholarship is open to women who are re-entry/non-traditional students majoring in computer engineering, computer science, or electrical engineering. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15
2019

Roberta Banaszak Gleiter - Engineering Endeavour Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. female undergraduate students who are majoring in aeronautical/aerospace engineering or chemical engineering. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be members of SWE.

Total: $1250 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15
2019

Dr. Ivy M. Parker Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international female college juniors and seniors who are majoring in engineering or engineering technology. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and enroll full time.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15
2019

Mary Gunther Memorial Scholarship - Sophomore/Junior/Senior Students

This scholarship is open to female college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are majoring in engineering (architectural and environmental preferred). Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 15
2019

MASWE (Men's Auxiliary of the Society of Women Engineers) Scholarship

This award is available for female undergraduate students who are majoring in any field of engineering. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and plan to enroll full time.

Total: $1500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 15
2019

SWE Mid-Hudson Section Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female college sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are studying engineering or computer science. Students who reside and attend school in New York (zip codes 124, 125, 126) are given preference.

Total: $1250 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15
2019