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First 10 Women scholarships:
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 Please e-mail any questions about the AWSM internship and scholarship program to awsminternship@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
The Ellis Scholarship for Childcare
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 1
Open to women who live or reside in the Greater Los Angeles Area including portions of Orange and Ventura Counties. Scholarships are awarded regardless of religious affiliation. 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. Applicants can be either married or single. The award is made in two payments of $500.00 upon written verification of continuing childcare enrollment and current school transcripts.
Contact:
NCJW/LA 543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org
The Future is Female Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
November 01
Be enrolling/enrolled/have graduated college with a 3.0 GPA or above. Be an American Citizen/Resident. Be an awesome female.
SR Education Group Community College Scholarship
 
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
Harriett G. Jenkins Pre-doctoral Fellowship Program (JPFP)
 
Amount:
Tuition/Stipend Support: $8500 Tuition Offset Annual Stipend $22,000 Ph.D. Fellows, $16,000 Masters Fellows * Center-based Research Experience: $7000 stipend for 10 week research experience * Professional Development Annual Symposium Leadership Development Training * Cohort Collaborative Community Networking Peer-to-Peer Mentoring o Alumni Advocacy
Awards:
20
Deadline:
November 9
Open to U.S. citizens, including residents of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories. Note: Permanent residents and non-US citizens are ineligible for the JPFP.Eligible Institutions: Accredited, U.S. Institution (i.e., Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Majority Institutions, and Other Minority Serving Institutions). Minimum 3.00 on a 4.00 grading scale * Must be a member of an underrepresented group, which includes women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline. Note: Detailed ethnicity definitions are posted on FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS on the UNCFSP Registration System. * Must either be within the first 3 years of a graduate program at an accredited, U.S. university OR be in the process of applying to an accredited STEM graduate program. Note: Persons who have advanced to doctoral candidacy are in-eligible.Non-Degree or special status students who are enrolled in masters or doctoral level courses are ineligible. * Cannot participate in any other federally-funded fellowship or scholarship program. * Fellows are required to be enrolled as a full-time student. Although the fellowship is not renewable during the three-year period, the availability of support for subsequent years is 1) subject to availability of funds and 2) contingent upon certification to NASA by the fellows institution that the fellow is making satisfactory academic progress toward an advanced degree
Contact:
UNCF Special Programs, Corporation Attn: Harriett G. Jenkins Predoctoral 6402 Arlington Blvd., Suite 600 Falls Church, VA (703) 205-7625 sheryl.karpowicz@uncfsp.org uncfsp.org/jpfp
The Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarship in Marine Conservation
 
Amount:
2000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Nov 15
The scholarship is sponsored by Aggressor Fleet & Dancer Fleet. Applicant may be a women of any age who is enrolled in an accredited academic or research program in the field of marine conservation. The scholarship is intended to assist with college tuition/fees or may be used to support independent research or an internship program at an accredited university.
Contact:
WDHOF, Inc. 2753 Broadway, Box 206 New York, NY 10025 General information: information@wdhof.org Scholarship information: scholarships@wdhof.org Member nomination information: nominations@wdhof.org Website: www.wdhof.org
THE WOMEN DIVERS HALL OF FAME/KIDS SEA CAMP BASIC DIVE TRAINING GRANT (for the new, basic, novice diver)
 
Amount:
$1,000 training grants ($500 for training/$500 for dive equipment)
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Nov 15
Two $1,000 training grants ($500 for training/$500 for dive equipment) will be awarded to a deserving woman diver of any age and background who wishes to enter the exciting world of diving or further her dive education beyond the basic certification level through a PADI scuba certification course. As a novice diver, gain the fundamental knowledge, skills and ability to safely breathe underwater, or for those who have only attained basic certification, proceed onto the next level to advance your skills and experience through this training grant. Up to $500 may be used for dive training, and up to $500 may be used for dive equipment. The grant is presented in the form of a certificate, to be redeemed at the time the recipient enrolls in an approved PADI diving course/program and purchases dive equipment, at which time the funds are submitted directly to the training facility and supplier of the equipment.
Contact:
WDHOF, Inc. 2753 Broadway, Box 206 New York, NY 10025 General information: information@wdhof.org Scholarship information: scholarships@wdhof.org Member nomination information: nominations@wdhof.org Website: www.wdhof.org