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First 10 Single Mothers scholarships:

Amount:
$5000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
August 1
In 2018, the Foundation will offer five Education Support Awards of up to $5000 each to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing education or training. Awardees will be selected based on 1) financial need; 2) personal circumstance; 3) educational path; 4) vocational or occupational goals; and 5) service or activist or civic goals. Education Support Awards are disbursed in two separate installments over the academic year (one each semseter), and may be used for direct school expenses or for living expenses while you are enrolled in an educational program. Awardees will be notified by phone or email in late October. Shortly after recipient notification, the list of awardees will be posted on this site. (Please note: The Foundation will contact awardees only. We are not able to contact each applicant about the status of her application.) Applicant Criteria: must be a woman, at least 17 years of age must be a mother, with minor children must be pursuing a vocational degree/certificate; or an associate's degree; or a first bachelor's degree; or a professional/master's/doctoral degree.. must be enrolled in a not-for-profit, accredited institution or program during the 2017-2018 academic year. must be low-income (annual family income less than $20,000 for a family of 2; less than $24,000 for a family of 3; less than $28,000 for a family of 4)
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 31st
Scholarship applicants must be an active member of ANTSHE (http://www.myantshe.org/memberapplication), be at least 23 years old, and meet at least ONE of the following criteria as set forth by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES): -Is considered financially independent for purposes of determining eligibility for financial aid; -Is a parent -Is a single parent (either not married or married but separated and has dependents); or -A veteran from the military. -Be enrolled in a public two-year college, enrolled part-time or full-time degree program of study at an accredited college or university. -Minority student -Low-income -Employed part-time or full-time Visit http://www.myantshe.org/application for more information
Contact:
Visit www.myantshe.org/application for more information
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 15th and June 15th
Open to single parents in Arkansas. Assistance is available to help supplement government grants and loans. Funds can be used towards tuition, books, childcare and transportation costs. Contact for additional details.
Contact:
(479) 254-8550 spsfbc@spsfbc.org 2601 S.W. D Street, Bentonville, AR 72712 https://spsfbc.org/scholarships/application-process/
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:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
November 1
Each year, the Drug Lawsuit Source Single Parent Scholarship is available to one student of any age who is a single parent helping to raise at least one child, currently enrolled in a high school, trade school, apprentice school, junior college, college, university, or graduate school in the United States with a GPA of 2.7 or higher.
Amount:
$1000-$16,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 15
Provides the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents. Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings and/or parents. Has financial need. Is enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. Is motivated to achieve your education and career goals. Resides in one of Soroptimist International of the Americas' member countries/territories (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guam, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, United States of America, Venezuela). Has not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Women's Opportunity or Live Your Dream Award. Does not have a graduate degree. Is not a Soroptimist member, an employee of Soroptimist International of the Americas or immediate family of either. Has a Social Security number or Tax ID number. (This is required for tax purposes and is only necessary if you are a resident of the United States. You will not be asked to share this information unless you have been given an award.)
Contact:
Soroptomist 1709 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19103-6103 Phone: 215-893-9000 Fax: 215-893-5200 siahq@soroptimist.org https://www.soroptimist.org/our-work/live-your-dream-awards/apply-for-the-live-your-dream-awards.html
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 01
To be eligible, applicants must be a mom, or expectant mom, and a US citizen currently enrolled in an accredited American 2- or 4-year university or college, in any field. There is no major or minor requirement.
Contact:
Maeband 14333 Round Rock Drive Herriman, UTah 84096 marketing@maeband.com https://maeband.com/scholarship/
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 01
To be eligible, applicants must be a mom, or expectant mom, and a US citizen currently enrolled in an accredited American 2- or 4-year university or college, in any field. There is no major or minor requirement.
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:
$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.