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    “Mom to Scholar” Scholarship for Mothers

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Maria Geiger

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Feb 8, 2024
    1 award worth

    $1,000

    Grade level

    College Students

    Application deadline:

    January 31, 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The “Mom to Scholar” Scholarship for Mothers is open to mothers who want to begin or resume their journey towards earning a technical or college degree. This scholarship is funded by Scholarships360’s own Maria Geiger, who started her journey toward a B.A. at the same time that her oldest son Will started college. Maria knows firsthand how challenging it is to raise a family, have a job outside the home, and attend college, but would not change the way she did things for the world. Mothers who have a desire to earn their college degree bring unique perspectives that greatly enhance their learning experiences; for some, motherhood is a vocation that enlightens like no other. If you are a mother over the age of 35 who feels that the time is right to begin your academic or career journey, please apply! Please note that applicants will be reviewed based on both the quality of their essay and quantity of scholarships applied for on the Scholarships360 platform. Scholarships360 users who are more active on the platform will be given higher consideration. We look forward to reading your application!

    Eligibility information

    In order to be eligible for this scholarship you must be a mother over the age of 35 who demonstrates financial need. Applicants must also meet the eligibility criteria below.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA

    Other Category

    Adult, Women

    Application information

    You can apply to this scholarship with your Scholarships360 account. To view more details and apply, login or create your account by clicking the “Apply” button below.

    Essay Prompt

    How will earning the $500 “Mom to Scholar” Scholarship for Mothers help you fulfill your dreams?

    Maximum 500 words

    Apply

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents and DACA students.

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The “Mom to Scholar” Scholarship for Mothers winner will be announced: February 28, 2025.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Maria Geiger at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the “Mom to Scholar” Scholarship for Mothers is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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