Award for Health & Dignity of Women
This scholarship is awarded to just 1 female student every year. The winner must show a strong commitment to the promotion of women’s rights or health.
All applicants must be:
- Open-minded, culturally sensitive and team players whose values are compatible with UNFPA’s mission.
- Have relevant experience in extra curricula or community service, which demonstrates their interest in activism, collaboration as well as leadership or global change.
- Have plans of improving the ways educational institutions, non-profit organizations or government agencies support the dignity and health of women.
Women’s Independence Scholarship Program
This scholarship targets women who have been battered but want to achieve self-sufficiency, personal independence and stable employment. It is intended for single mothers with financial need. The applicants must be pursuing accredited programs at state-supported universities, colleges or community colleges; private universities or colleges; vocational/technical schools or proprietary schools.
Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards
Women students who apply for this scholarship must be their families’ primary breadwinners and have decided to return to school in spite of great challenges. It is not intended for women who already have undergraduate degrees but those who have either enrolled or been accepted to skills/vocational training or undergraduate degree programs.
Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
The program awards $1,000 per scholarship for a total of $10,000 every year. It is intended for graduate students and rising seniors pursuing computer engineering, computer science and other related fields on a fulltime basis. Deadline for applications is February 1.
National Society of Black Engineers
Founded in 1975, the society aims at helping black women studying science and engineering. NSBE awards several scholarships every year to female students majoring in the relevant fields.
These are just some of the available scholarships for women that help to address the gender imbalance still existing in the American society in general and workplace in particular.
The female students should find out the college scholarships for which they qualify from their respective institutions. Applying online significantly hastens the process of getting relevant financial assistance.