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First 10 Single Mothers scholarships:

Amount:
$2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
October 20
Must be an African American single mother, age 17-35 years old, residing in the city of Chicago or its surrounding suburbs. Have custodial care of one or more children under the age of 18. Be accepted or enrolled in a skills training, GED program, community college, college, university, graduate school, vocational or technical school for the current academic year. Complete application, including a verification of enrollment letter from a school counselor, administrator, or instructor. Write an essay (minimum of 250 words) about why she should be the recipient of the Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs Scholarship. Meet the appropriate deadline.
Contact:
Submit the application electronically to sinus@dusablemuseum.org or fax to Attn: Dr. Burroughs Scholarship Fund at 773-947-0600 or mail to Attn: Sydney Kai Inis/Dr. Burroughs Scholarship Applicant at: The Dusable Museum 740 E. 56th Place 60637 Website: www.dusablemuseum.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 31
Must be age 35 or older to receive this grant Each applicant in Art, Letters or Music must send a letter stating that she will be age 35 or older during the calendar year 2016, is not a member of NLAPW or a member of the immediate family of an NLAPW member. She must state her background and purpose for the grant. Money from this grant must be used for the purpose stated in the letter of application. Entry must be accompanied by a check or money order for $35.00 payable to NLAPW, Inc with the memo line: Mature Woman Grant 2016. Do not send cash. Entry must be postmarked no later than October 31, 2015 in order to be considered. Winners will be announced at the NLAPW Biennial Convention in April, 2016. Those applying in multiple categories must send separate applications with entry fees for each. Send your complete application packet to the judge in the appropriate category: art, letters or music.
Contact:
National League of American Pen Women 1300 Seventeenth Street, N. W., Washington DC 20036 Phone: (202) 785-1997 E-mail: info@americanpenwomen.org Url: www.nlapw.org/competitions/
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 1
Open to women regardless of religious affiliation who live or work in the Greater Los Angeles Area including portions of Orange and Ventura Counties. To qualify, an applicant must be a single mother entering or continuing school in an accredited institution in order to learn a marketable skill, which will lead to economic independence. The award is made in two payments of $500.00. The second payment will be received after written confirmation of status and current school transcripts from the recipient.
Contact:
NCJW/LA 543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 (map) Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 1
To qualify, an applicant must be entering or continuing school in an accredited institution in order to learn a marketable skill, which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The award is not restricted to any field or academic program, as the award is intended to ease the financial burden of childcare for a parent in school.
Contact:
543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org https://ncjwla.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
November 1
To help single parents reach their educational goals, we are offering two single parent scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each. One scholarship will be awarded to a single mom and the other will be awarded to a single dad. Criteria to apply for our Single Parent Scholarships are as follows: You must be a single parent helping to raise at least one child. You do not have to have full-time custody but must be involved in raising the child. You must be currently enrolled in a U.S. high school, trade school, apprentice school, junior college, college, university, or graduate school in the United States. You must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher and are required to submit a copy of your transcript indicating your grade point average (GPA). You may submit an unofficial school transcript.
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 5th
Students enrolled at a public community college, junior college, technical college, or city college, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree. This contest is open to legal residents of the United States (excluding Rhode Island, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands). Submissions must be at least 16 years old, and enrolled full-time at an accredited post-secondary academic institution. Submissions can refer to the contest rules for more information. Applications must be submitted by midnight (12am Eastern Time) on the scholarship deadline.
Contact:
SR Education Group 123 Lake Street Suite B-1 Kirkland, WA (425) 605-8898 www.sreducationgroup.org/scholarships
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 01
Women over the age of 35 who, after interrupting their studies, are now pursuing their first undergraduate college degree; must reside in New York City; must not qualify for graduation before December.
Amount:
$1000-$2000
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
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Contact New Avon LLC for more details.
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Up to 100
Deadline:
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Deadline:
Varies according to county
Eligible applicants are single parents living in Arkansas who are considered economically disadvantaged and who have custodial care of one or more children under the age of eighteen. Eligible applicants are those who have not previously earned a diploma or degree from a four-year institution of higher learning.
Contact:
State Foundation Office 614 East Emma Avenue Suite 119 Springdale, AR 72764 Ph: 479.927.1402 Fax: 479.927.0755 www.aspsf.org To access applications in your county, visit: www.aspsf.org/students_spscholarships.html