Scholarships for Women
Here are some of the scholarships for women on our site for which you may qualify.
This scholarship is presented to a student in her junior or senior year majoring in computer science. All SWE scholarships are open only to women majoring in engineering or computer science in a college or university with an ABET-accredited program or in a SWE-approved school, and who will be in a specified year of study during the academic year the grant payment is made. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0/4.0 or above.
Established in 1994, these scholarships are awrded to students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year or entering master's students in the fields of computer science or computer engineering. All SWE scholarships are open only to women majoring in engineering or computer science in a college or university with an ABET-accredited program or in a SWE-approved school, and who will be in a specified year of study during the academic year the grant payment is made. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.5/4.0 or above.
SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States and Mexico.
US citizenship required. Availability dependent upon renewals. Open to Sophomore, Junior, Senior and Graduate students.
A few main eligibility points:
Only women are eligible.
You must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.
You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books and equivalent.
Available to graduate women working on a professional degree, masters, doctoral or enrolled in post-doctoral study. Awarded for full-time study for one-academic year (Fall-Spring).
The NHCFAE's Rene Matos Scholarship Program assists minority and women students complete their higher education efforts by recognizing and rewarding academically superior performance, achievements, leadership, and community involvement. NHCFAE scholarships are available on a competitive basis to any undergraduate, graduate, or technical/vocational student. Applicants must be accepted to or be attending an accredited college, university, or vocational/trade school at the time the scholarship is awarded. NHCFAE scholars are recommended for selection by a review committee, which evaluates applicants on the following criteria: * Financial Need * Honors/Awards * Personal Qualities and Strengths * Academic Achievement * Community Involvement * Student Activities * Leadership
The Carroll L. Birch Award, sponsored by the Chicago Branch of the American Medical Women's Association, is presented for the best original research paper written by a woman attending an accredited U.S. medical school or osteopathic medical school and a student member of AMWA. The paper may have been previously published. The recipient of the Award receives a cash prize of $500. An article noting the award winner will appear in one of the association's publications. The award is presented only if there is a deserving manuscript. The papers are blind reviewed; therefore, provide all personal information on the title page; i.e., title, author(s), entrant's name, address, and phone number. The title should appear at the top of the abstract and on the paper itself. An abstract of 250 words or less is required with the submission of the paper. Note: If the entrant is not first author, a cover letter from the principal investigator describing the entrant's contributions to the work must accompany the entry.
The Janet M. Glasgow Essay Award is presented to a woman medical student attending an accredited medical or osteopathic medical school and who is a student member of AMWA. It is presented for the best essay of approximately 1,000 words identifying a woman physician who has been a significant role model and mentor. The author of the winning essay receives $1,000 and a plaque presented at AMWA's annual meeting.
This award is open to women age 35 and older who are U.S. citizens. You must send proof of age and U.S. citizenship (birth certificate, copy of passport page, or voter's registration with driver's license (license alone is not proof of U.S. citizenship.)
This award is open to women who age 35 and older who are U.S. Citizens. Applicant must send proof of age and U.S. citizenship (birth certificate, copy of passport page, or voter's registration with driver's license (license alone is not proof of U.S. citizenship).
This award is available to women age 35 and older who are U.S. citizens. Applicants must send proof of age and U.S. citizenship (birth certificate, copy of passport page, or voter's registration with driver's license (license alone is not proof of U.S. citizenship).
Available to graduate or undergraduate young women enrolled in a program leading to a degree in medicine or health sciences. Awarded for full-time study for one academic year (Fall-Spring).
1. The applicant must be a woman whose education has been interrupted for at least one (1) year. 2. The applicant must be a candidate for an advanced degree in a geoscience field. 3. The applicant must be completing her thesis during the current academic year. 4. The applicant should be a woman who has contributed and will continue to contribute to both the geosciences and the larger world community through her academic and personal strenghts.
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