Women Scholarships

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First 10 Women scholarships:
Halifax Scholarship for Mothers
 
Amount:
600
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Oct 15
For single and married mothers with total family income less than $30,000, who attend JCCC (Johnson County Community College) full or part time and are pursuing an education in a career-oriented degree-seeking program.
Contact:
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation Attn: Scholarship for Mothers 1055 Broadway, Suite 130 Kansas City, MO 64105. An application is available at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation web site www.gkccf.org
The Association for Women in Sports Media Internship/Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000 plus paid internship
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Oct 31
Open to full-time female undergraduate students. Previous winners not eligible. The categories for which applicants can apply are: writing, copy editing, public relations, broadcasting, Internet or photography. Membership to AWSM not required.
The Dodell Womens Empowerment Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 1
Open to women who live or attend school 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 re-entering or continuing school in order to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. The applicant must be a woman 35 years of age or older for whom the opportunity to return to school will lead to economic independence. The applicant can be either married or single, with or without children.
Contact:
NCJW/LA 543 North Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ph: (323) 651-2930 Fax: (323) 651-5348 info@ncjwla.org
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
Sally Beauty Supply Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
13
Deadline:
Nov 15
This year the scholarships are available in two categories: * Seven $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school graduates desiring to enter the cosmetology profession. * Six $500 scholarships will be awarded to current PBA | NCA members for continuing education in the field of cosmetology. Applicants must also submit high school transcripts, 250 word essay and two letters of reference.
Contact:
National Cosmetology Foundation- Sally Scholarship 401 N. Michigan Ave. 22nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60611 www.sallybeauty.com/scholarship/PAGE_SCHOLARSHIP,default,pg.html
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
THE WOMEN DIVERS HALL OF FAME ADVANCED DIVE TRAINING GRANT (for the intermediate or advanced diver), co-sponsored by Bonnie Toth
 
Amount:
1000
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 further her dive education through an approved scuba diving program beyond the basic certification level. As a more experienced diver, proceed to the next level to advance your skills in the numerous diving specialties available and experience the type of diving that interests you the most 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 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
THE WOMEN DIVERS HALL OF FAME / HUGH FLETCHER MEMORIAL TRAINING GRANT TO ASSIST THE DISABLED TO DIVE
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Nov 15
Two $1,000 training grants ($500 for training/$500 for dive equipment) will be awarded: one to any disabled diver who wishes to pursue or further his/her dive education or purchase adaptive equipment, and one to a dive master, assistant instructor, or instructor to gain the required education/training to assist or teach the disabled to dive. Candidates can be male or female. 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 diving course/program and purchases adaptive 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