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First 10 Non Traditional scholarships:

Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
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
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
Prospective enrolling Imagine America ASEP students who are applicants must meet the following guidelines: Be enrolling in a participating college. Meet eligibility requirements of the college Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Be at least 19 years of age and have a high school diploma, GED or pass an Ability to Benefit test. Not be a previous recipient of any other Imagine America Foundation scholarships/awards. Complete the NCCT Educational Success Potential Assessment.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
The Good Samaritan Scholarship is open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as incoming college freshmen. Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. educational institution. The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarships
Amount:
Up to $9000
Awards:
200
Deadline:
There is not a specific deadline for submitting a Request for an Application. The cutoff is automatically imposed when a sufficient number of requests have been received. The foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year. Renewal applications for the 2020-21 year will be sent directly to returning scholars in December 2019.
1. Undergraduates must be under 30 years of age at the time of application. Graduates must be under 40 years of age at the time of application. 2. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale and must enroll full-time in a four year bachelor degree or approved graduate program. 3. PhD candidates who have only the dissertation to complete and who are not enrolled in class full-time are not eligible. 4. High school seniors are eligible to apply during their senior year in high school for their first year in college. 5. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. 6. Scholars who are requesting aid for a second degree at the same level for which a degree has already been awarded are not eligible to apply, for example, a second Bachelor's Degree or second Master's Degree. 7. Due to limited funding, the number of applications given to students enrolled in graduate study at medical, law or business school is limited. 8. A personal interview in New York City is required of all applicants. Travel expenses are not reimbursed. 9. Students who have previously applied for a Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship and who were denied an award are not eligible to reapply.
Contact:
The Leopold Schepp Foundation 551 Fifth Avenue Suite 3000 New York, NY 10176-3201. Phone: 212 692 0191 Website: www.scheppfoundation.org
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Varies according to county
To be eligible for the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship, you must meet the criteria listed below. You live in the state of Arkansas or in Bowie County, TX. You meet the following definition of "single parent" (all 3 categories) Marital status: You're single (never married, widowed, divorced, legally separated*), or You're married but living apart and your divorce will be final by the time the scholarship is awarded* Parenting Status: You're the custodial parent or guardian with physical custody (50% or more) of at least one dependent child. A dependent child is: 18 or younger, or older than 18 and still in high school, or a severely disabled adult living with and dependent on you Living status: You're the only adult in the home with the child(ren), or You live with parents or relative(s), or You live with a roommate who is not your partner (significant other) or a co-parent* You're a legal resident of the United States (or a resident with DACA status), applying in the county where you live. You've earned a high school diploma or GED. You've not previously earned a bachelor's degree. You have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Your household income is typically not more than 250% of Federal Poverty Guidelines. (link to poverty guidelines) You've completed or are in the process of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (not required for DACA students or those in an approved short-term training program). You're attending or planning to attend an ASPSF approved school or training program. You're pursuing a degree or certification that leads to employment at family-supporting wages.
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: https://www.aspsf.org
Emerge Scholarships
Amount:
$2000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April
Open to non-traditional women whose education was delayed or interrupted, individuals with a vision to succeed regardless of any obstacles that life has put in their way. We are especially interested in recognizing women who give back to their communities and whose goals and desires for education align with their passions. Additionally, scholarships are given to women who are residents of the state of Georgia and who are pursuing their educational endeavors in the state of Georgia. This may include women who are returning to school after a hiatus, changing careers, seeking advancement in their career or work life, and stay-at-home moms entering the work place and in need of additional education/training. This scholarship is not intended for recent high school graduates or women who are eligible for or who have already received other significant financial aid. Must be 25 years of age or older and a resident of Georgia.
Contact:
ATTN: Emerge Scholarship Fund Jeannette Rankin Foundation 1 Huntington Rd, Suite 701 Athens, GA 30606 706.208.1211 info@emergescholarships.org www.emergescholarships.org
Women's Independent Scholarship Program (WISP)
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
No deadline.
Be a female survivor of intimate partner abuse. Be separated from her abuser a minimum of one year but not more than seven years. Have sought services from a non-profit agency that provides services to survivors of intimate partner abuse for a minimum of 6 consecutive months. This agency is willing to act as sponsor by mentoring and providing support to the student throughout her educational experience and can accept funds on behalf of the applicant, should a scholarship for living expenses be awarded.
Contact:
Women's Independence Scholarship Fund (WISP) 4900 Randall Parkway, Suite H Wilmington, NC 28403 Phone: 910-397-7742 Toll Free: 866-255-7742 www.wispinc.org f you have any questions about the application process, please contact: Nancy Soward nancy@wispinc.org Executive Director, Women's Independence Scholarship Program, Inc. If you have any technical questions about how to use the site, please contact support@fluidreview.com and the software application providers can help address your question.
Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship
Amount:
$2000-$10000
Awards:
13
Deadline:
Contact local ASIST chapter for deadline
Open to adult students at transitional points in their lives. Applicants may be single parents, individuals just entering the workforce or displaced workers. Open to women only. Applicants must live within 50 miles of local ASIST chapter to qualify.
Contact:
Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship Executive Women International 515 East 700 South, Suite 2A Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 Phone: 801-355-2800 E-mail: ewi@executivewomen.org Website: www.executivewomen.org
The Shirley Holden Helberg Grants for the Mature Women, NLAPW, Inc.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Deadline:
Contact
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 application calendar year, 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: %u201CMature Woman Grant.%u201D Do not send cash. Winners are announced at the NLAPW Biennial Convention. 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.
Contact:
National League of American Pen Women 1300 Seventeenth Street, N. W., Washington DC 20036 Phone: (202) 785-1997 E-mail: info@americanpenwomen.org www.nlapw.org/grants-and-scholarships/
NFMC Awards
Amount:
Varies ($750,000 available funds per year)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
The National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) offers more than $750,000 in competition and award prizes on the local, state andnational level. The Biennial Young Artist and Ellis Duo-Pianists competitions award a total of $50,000 in awards and two years of performance bookings. Additional competitions are sponsored by the Federation in a wide range of categories, including voice, instrumental music, composition, dance, conducting, handicapped and visually impaired, and music therapy. NFMC also sponsors more than 40annual and biennial awards for students desiring to attend SummerMusic Centers. Contact for individual scholarship details.
Contact:
National Federation of Music Clubs 1646 W Smith Valley Road Greenwood, IN 46142 https://www.nfmc-music.org/competitions-awards/