Women Scholarships

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First 10 Women scholarships:
Glamour Top Ten Women College Competition
 
Amount:
$3000 plus three-night stay in New York, includes round-trip airfare from major city nearest winner's home
Awards:
10
Deadline:
September 15
Open to women who are college juniors attending an accredited college or university in the U.S or Canada. Selection criteria is based on leadership experience, community and campus involvement, academic achievements and personal essay. Can complete application electronically or enter by mail. Must include black and white photograph, minimum two letters of recommendation, official transcripts and personal essay with application.
Contact:
Glamour's Top Ten Women College Competition 4 Times Square, 16th Floor New York, NY 10036 E-mail: TTCW@glamour.com Fax: 212-286-6922
Stout Risius Ross Inc. Women in Finance Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$3000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
September 15
Applicant must be Female student. Junior standing as of 2015 (Class of 2017). Enrolled as a full-time student in a four-year university. Must be accepted into the university's Finance, Economics, or Accounting program as their chosen major. Minimum cumulative college GPA of 3.2.
Contact:
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please submit them via email to WomenInFinance@srr.com Website: www.srr.com
Association of Black Women Physicians Rebecca Lee Crumpler , M.D. Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 25
Applicants must be in good academic standing at a Southern California medical or osteopathic school and/or be a permanent resident of Southern California in good academic standing at any accredited medical or osteopathic school. Proof of residency may be required.
Contact:
For More Information, contact: abwpcharitybenefit@gmail.com or (310) 321-8688 Website: www.blackwomenphysicians.org
Carolyn Stell Scholarship Award
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
October
Open to Michigan residents of Ingham, Eaton or Clinton County. Must be a woman and be enrolled in an accredited law school and also be enrolled at the time of award. Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5. Must attend award ceremony in Lansing, Michigan.
Contact:
WLAM Stell Scholarship Committee Attention: Tish Vincent 790 W. Lake Lansing Rd., Ste. 300 East Lansing, MI 48823
Mabel Wilson Richards Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October
Applicants must be young women who graduate from a high school in Los Angeles County. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, financial need and academic promise.
Contact:
Please contact the financial aid office at one of the participating California colleges or universities to apply.
Asian Women in Business (AWIB) Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 1
Candidates for the scholarship must be female of Asian (includes those who can trace their ancestry from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam) or Pacific Islander ancestry and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Candidates must also fulfill the following criteria to be considered: Have at least one or more of the following: a) demonstrated a leadership role in a community endeavor and/or b) a record of entrepreneurial achievement Enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the U.S. at the time of application and award. Please be advised that this scholarship is for currently enrolled undergraduates who have completed at least one semester. Carry a minimum of 3.0 (out of 4.0) GPA at the time of application (H.S. credit/grades do not count towards this scholarship) Provide the most recent college transcript; semi-finalists will be required to provide their official college transcript Provide a minimum of one professional recommendation Fully complete and sign the AWIB Scholarship Application Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Contact:
Asian Women In Business 42 Broadway, Suite 1748 New York, New York 10004 Tel: 212.868.1368 - Fax: 877.686.6870 E-mail: info@awib.org Website: www.awib.org
Arab-American Womens Business Council Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
4-5
Deadline:
October 23
Must have at least one parent of Middle Eastern descent. Must be graduate, undergraduate or high school senior who plans to attend an accredited Michigan college or university in the 2015/2016 academic school year. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident and reside in the State of Michigan. Minimum 3.0 GPA for high school seniors and undergraduate students, minimum 3.5 GPA for graduate students. Must commit to 6 hours of community service for AAWBC annual events. Must provide 1 page essay describing career goals and interest in Arab American Culture.
Contact:
Contact Person: Najwa Abouhassan AAWBC Head Office 22952 Outer Drive Dearborn, MI 48124 Website: www.aawbc.org
The Shirley Holden Helberg Grants for the Mature Women, NLAPW, Inc.
 
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/
The Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) Scholarship/Internship
 
Amount:
$1000 plus paid internship
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 31
The winner in the categories of print/online, magazine, broadcast reporting, broadcast production, and public relations will receive a $1,000 scholarship and be placed in a paid internship. Our 2014 interns worked at ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CNN, MLB.com, the Denver Post, the Colorado Springs Gazette, and USA Softball. Applicant must be a female and a full-time student.
Contact:
The Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) 7742 Spalding Dr. #377 Norcross, GA 30092 E-mail: info@awsmonline.org Contact: Coemala Alltra alltrac80@gmail.com
Samuel Schulman Memorial Scholarship
 
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