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First 10 Single Mothers scholarships:

Amount:
$1500, recipient may reapply up to 3 additional years
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
April 1
Grade Point Average of 3.0 or above, Must be single parent with child(ren) living in home, residing in Washington County, Must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education, Must have attended a post-secondary institution full-time within the past two years, Income must be below $25,000 (gross income).
Contact:
Altrusa Scholarship Chair Altrusa International of Fayetteville P. O. Box 251 Fayetteville, AR 72702 betbradford@cox.net Url: https://www.spsfnwa.org/2013/03/altrusa-international-of-fayetteville-offers-scholarship/
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1
The Sedona Women, Dames Who Make a Difference awards annual scholarships in honor of our founder, Helen Wolfe. Individual Scholarships, up to $2500, are awarded to women who are re-entering students whose education has been interrupted or to students who are planning to resume their education. Eligibility requirements include: -Must be a women who is a permanent resident of the Verde Valley, which encompasses, Sedona, Cottonwood, Jerome, Cornville, Clarkdale, Camp Verde, Rimrock, Lake Montezuma and the Village of Oak Creek (zip codes 86322-86351) - Must Be a re-entering student whose education has been interrupted for a period of time. - Must already be accepted at an accredited academic or vocational institution.
Contact:
Thank you for your interest in The Helen Wolfe Scholarship. Please direct any questions to the Scholarship Committee Co-Chairs: Jennifer Bratten jenniferlbraaten@gmail.com or Mary Feeney at 928-204-0053 feeneymg@gmail.com www.thesedonawomen.com
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1
Re-entry, single student with custody of children; or re-entry, married who have delayed their own education to raise a family with an inadequate income of their own, from their partner's income, or their partner's income make them ineligible for other financial aid. Full-time undergraduate or graduate student in any major attending MSU both fall and spring semesters 2018-2019. In good standing with Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Contact:
Coplan Donohue Scholarship Women's Center Minnesota State University, Mankato 218 Centennial Student Union Mankato, MN 56001 Go to Scholarship Finder at mnsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/10112 to begin application process. https://www.mnsu.edu/wcenter/scholarships/
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1
African American single mother (age 18-30). Must be a United States citizen. Must be woman enrolled in an accredited college/university. Must major in a STEM, Aviation, Political Science, Communications, or Business Management related field. Must complete an official scholarship application online and submit by deadline.
Contact:
Contact: Dr. June M. Johnson National Director of Education education@nanbpwc.org nanbpwc.org/education/
Amount:
varies
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
April 1
To be eligible for a scholarship, you must be a single parent with minor children in the home and be enrolled in an educational program that will increase your earning power. Preference is given for two-year programs that will help you move quickly toward employment with a higher income. Scholarships are awarded without regard to ethnicity, race, religion, or national origin.
Contact:
STELLA H. OAKS FOUNDATION, 450 SIMMONS WAY, SUITE 630, KAYSVILLE, UT 84037INFO@STELLAHOAKS.ORG https://www.stellahoaks.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 7
For Human Options clients and/or their children, who enroll at a 2 or 4-year college, a vocational training, or other educational program.
Contact:
Orange County Community Foundation 4041 MacArthur Blvd. Ste. 510 Newport Beach, CA 92660 949.553.4202 info@oc-cf.org https://www.oc-cf.org
Amount:
$1000 per semester
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15 for summer and fall courses November 6 for spring (January) courses.
Cook County Higher Education (CCHE) offers the Wes Hedstrom Scholarship to distance education students in Cook County, Minnesota. Named in honor of the late Wes Hedstrom, who was a Board of Director for CCHE and a life-long advocate for education, the Wes Hedstrom Scholarship provides funding to distance education students who need that extra bit of help that can make college possible.
Contact:
Cook County Higher Education - North Shore Campus - 300 West 3rd Street P. O. Box 57 - Grand Marais, MN 55604 (218) 387-3411 email: highered@boreal.org Website: www.northshorecampus.org
Amount:
Up to $4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 19
ANSWER Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria (Note: Applicants who have already earned a 4-year degree are not eligible to apply). Be a %u201Cnontraditional%u201D female student age 25 or older at the time of the application deadline. Applicants may be married or single. Be the primary caregiver to at least one school-age child (enrolled in grades Pre-Kindergarten %u2013 12). This includes natural born, legally adopted children or children for whom legal guardianship has been granted. The children must live in the home with the applicant. Be U.S. citizens, including foreign-born U.S. citizens, and legal residents of one of the following counties: Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Stanly or Union in North Carolinas or Lancaster or York in South Carolina. Be enrolled or plan to enroll as a full-time, degree-seeking student at an accredited institution in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties, seeking a first-time bachelor's degree in any subject, a two-year nursing degree, or a two-year degree in CPCC's Health Careers Program or Information Technology. Recipients are not eligible to receive scholarship monies if attending a for-profit school. ANSWER has a stellar graduation rate because all scholarship recipients are provided with a mentor for the duration of the scholarship and are required to participate in our Mentors For Mom Program. This includes attendance at the Mentors For Mom workshops held one Saturday a month during the months of September, October, November, January, February and March. These workshops include programs on professional, career and personal development. Learn more about the program at Mentor For Mom. Recipients must maintain satisfactory performance (a G.P.A. of 2.5 or above) and meet the following mentoring requirements: Have contact (phone, email, or an in person visit) once a month with an assigned mentor. Attend the Mentors For Mom workshops and also an annual luncheon in May honoring new graduates.
Contact:
For questions about The ANSWER Scholarship Endowment or the Mentors For Mom Program, please contact the founder, Susan Andersen, at info@answerscholarship.org or 704-544-1988. Contact Information: For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Department at scholars@fftc.org
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 20
This scholarship is open to women who are Maine residents, thirty years of age or older, need financial assistance in order to improve skills or to complete education for career advancement, have a definite plan to use the desired training in a practical and immediate way to improve chances for advancement, to train for a new career field, or to enter or reenter the job market. Applicants must also provide information about the specific course of study at an accredited school, be qualified as an applicant for the course, and be officially accepted into the program or course of study.
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 20
The BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation awards a scholarship in the amount of $1200 to a woman enrolled in, or returning to, an accredited college or training program of more than one year in length. The Continuing Education Scholarship is designed to assist a student 22 years of age or older in meeting educational expenses after the first year of study has been completed. The scholarship payment will be made directly to the school to be applied to the second academic semester. The Maine Community Foundation will send a check in December to school/college; if student is still enrolled, both school/college and student must sign check. Criteria The applicant must meet the following requirements: %uF0B7 Be a Maine resident who has completed or will have completed by the end of the spring semester at least one year of college of an accredited training program requiring attendance for more than one year. %uF0B7 Need financial assistance to complete educational program. %uF0B7 Have a definite plan to complete the educational program. %uF0B7 Be a student in good standing at the educational institution or on approval leave of absence of not more than a year.