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Top 227 Scholarships for Women in April 2024

Written by Will Geiger

Will Geiger is the co-founder of Scholarships360 and has a decade of experience in college admissions and financial aid. He is a former Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at Kenyon College where he personally reviewed 10,000 admissions applications and essays. Will also managed the Kenyon College merit scholarship program and served on the financial aid appeals committee. He has also worked as an Associate Director of College Counseling at a high school in New Haven, Connecticut. Will earned his master’s in education from the University of Pennsylvania and received his undergraduate degree in history from Wake Forest University.

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Updated: April 11th, 2024

Historically, women have not had the same educational career opportunities as men. Many colleges did not even admit women until relatively recently. Luckily, colleges and other educational organizations have created a number of programs aimed at supporting women. There are also a number of college scholarships for women to pay for undergraduate or graduate education. These scholarships help level the playing field for all women to pursue their education!

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The Scholarships360 Research Team reviews all scholarships individually and strives to exclude any scholarship where any of the below applies:

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** Lead generation scholarships will require students to sign up for an app or website and require minimal (if any) application requirements.
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$10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Scholarships360

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1 award worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Scholarships360

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The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to students who get the most out of Scholarships360 scholarships and content. You will be a strong applicant if you apply to scholarships with the Scholarships360 platform. Finalists for this scholarship will be interviewed about their process for funding their education.Show Less

1 award worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

$2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Sallie Mae

Easy Application
1 award worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

Offered by Sallie Mae

Easy Application

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for school.

1 award worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
Apply

“Mom to Scholar” Scholarship for Mothers

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Maria Geiger

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1 award worth $1,000
Deadline Jan 31, 2025
Grade Level College Students

Offered by Maria Geiger

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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…Show More

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…Show More

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!Show Less

1 award worth $1,000
Deadline Jan 31, 2025
Grade Level College Students
Apply

$40,000 Build a College List Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by The College Board

Easy Application
Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Junior

Offered by The College Board

Easy Application

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Junior
Apply

“Making Waves” Scholarship for Women

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Scholarships360

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1 award worth $500
Deadline Jan 31, 2025
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Scholarships360

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Are you a woman in high school, college, or graduate school enrolled during the 2024-25 academic year? If so, let us help you! Our $500…Show More

Are you a woman in high school, college, or graduate school enrolled during the 2024-25 academic year? If so, let us help you! Our $500…Show More

Are you a woman in high school, college, or graduate school enrolled during the 2024-25 academic year? If so, let us help you! Our $500 “Making Waves” Scholarship for Women aims to help women cover the costs of pursuing their dreams. Whether that dream is starting a business, learning a foreign language, or attending college on the path to fulfilling your dream, the scholarship will cover those costs and make your journey a little easier. No matter your goals, we want to help out a woman who is passionate about their higher education journey and actively looking for ways to fund it. In order to apply, simply write an essay about how the $500 “Making Waves” Scholarship for Women will help you fulfill your dreams. 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 encourage you to apply and look forward to reading your essay. Good luck!Show Less

1 award worth $500
Deadline Jan 31, 2025
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

Niche $25,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Niche

Easy Application
1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Niche

Easy Application

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

Minority Women in STEM Financial Need Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application
1 award worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 15, 2024
Grade Level College Students

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application

The Minority Women in STEM Financial Need Scholarship honors the legacy of Dr. Marie M. Daly, a trailblazing African American woman who earned a PhD…Show More

The Minority Women in STEM Financial Need Scholarship honors the legacy of Dr. Marie M. Daly, a trailblazing African American woman who earned a PhD…Show More

The Minority Women in STEM Financial Need Scholarship honors the legacy of Dr. Marie M. Daly, a trailblazing African American woman who earned a PhD in chemistry. Her words, "you learn courage by couraging," inspire us to support the next generation of minority women in STEM. This scholarship is for undergraduate BIPOC women at the University of Texas at Dallas pursuing STEM careers. Share your post-college goals and how you plan to achieve them to apply. Let's empower and uplift the voices of minority women in STEM.Show Less

1 award worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 15, 2024
Grade Level College Students
Apply

Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application
1 award worth $500
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application

The tech industry is in dire need of more women. The Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship aims to change that by supporting the next generation…Show More

The tech industry is in dire need of more women. The Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship aims to change that by supporting the next generation…Show More

The tech industry is in dire need of more women. The Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship aims to change that by supporting the next generation of female leaders. This scholarship is open to women of any educational level and field of study who plan to use technology to make a positive impact on the world. While STEM and entrepreneurial experience is a plus, all women with a passion for tech are encouraged to apply. Join Calvin Rosser, who sponsors the scholarship, in elevating women in technology and driving innovation forward.Show Less

1 award worth $500
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

$25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application
1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

Navisite’s Next Steminist Scholarship Program

Offered by Navisite

3 awards worth $10,000
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

Offered by Navisite

Introducing Navisite's Next Steminist Scholarship Program, a chance for young women to pursue their passion in STEM! Administered by Scholarship America, applicants will submit a…Show More

Introducing Navisite's Next Steminist Scholarship Program, a chance for young women to pursue their passion in STEM! Administered by Scholarship America, applicants will submit a…Show More

Introducing Navisite's Next Steminist Scholarship Program, a chance for young women to pursue their passion in STEM! Administered by Scholarship America, applicants will submit a 60-second unlisted YouTube video describing their dream career in STEM. Navisite employees and family members are not eligible. The program aims to close the gender gap in tech by awarding $10,000 scholarships to three female candidates pursuing or planning to pursue a degree in STEM. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

3 awards worth $10,000
Deadline May 17, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
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Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship

Offered by Hyundai through The University Network

5 awards worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

Offered by Hyundai through The University Network

Are you a high school senior or college undergraduate who identifies as female, resides in the United States, and wishes to pursue a STEM-related field…Show More

Are you a high school senior or college undergraduate who identifies as female, resides in the United States, and wishes to pursue a STEM-related field…Show More

Are you a high school senior or college undergraduate who identifies as female, resides in the United States, and wishes to pursue a STEM-related field of education? If so, you might consider applying for the Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $10,000 to five applicants who submit the most thoughtful 500+ word essays on how they plan to “promote positive shifts toward sustainability” in their particular STEM field. If you’re passionate about STEM, sustainability, and reducing college debt, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

5 awards worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
Get Started

$10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by CollegeXpress

Easy Application
1 award worth $10,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Offered by CollegeXpress

Easy Application

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

1 award worth $10,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Apply

Sara Scholarship

Offered by Henry and Sarah Sheehan Foundation

12 awards worth $2,500
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Senior

Offered by Henry and Sarah Sheehan Foundation

Are you a female high school senior with a love for the sport of golf? Whether you actively play golf, play it as a hobby,…Show More

Are you a female high school senior with a love for the sport of golf? Whether you actively play golf, play it as a hobby,…Show More

Are you a female high school senior with a love for the sport of golf? Whether you actively play golf, play it as a hobby, or even just work in a pro shop, you might consider applying for the Sara Scholarship! Dedicated to helping low-income, golf-loving high school seniors attend college, the scholarship grants $2,500 each to at least 12 lucky students each year. To apply, you must complete the FAFSA, complete the scholarship application, and respond to a few short-answer questions and one essay question. If you fit the criteria and this sounds like a hole-in-one, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

12 awards worth $2,500
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Senior
Get Started

WJA Student Scholarships

Offered by Women's Jewelry Association

Multiple awards worth up to $7,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level College Students

Offered by Women's Jewelry Association

The WJA Student Scholarships are funded by the Women's Jewelry Association, an organization that helps women in the jewelry and watch industries advance and develop…Show More

The WJA Student Scholarships are funded by the Women's Jewelry Association, an organization that helps women in the jewelry and watch industries advance and develop…Show More

The WJA Student Scholarships are funded by the Women's Jewelry Association, an organization that helps women in the jewelry and watch industries advance and develop professionally through networking, education, leadership development, and the provision of member services. Every year, their WJA Student Scholarships award up to $7,000 to multiple female or female-identifying students who are currently enrolled in a jewelry, metalsmithing, or watch program. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

Multiple awards worth up to $7,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level College Students
Get Started

$1,000 Appily Easy College Money Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Appily

Easy Application
Monthly awards worth $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore

Offered by Appily

Easy Application

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be awarded each month.Show Less

Monthly awards worth $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore
Apply

Women In Transition Scholarship

Offered by Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting

1 award worth $4,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level College Freshman

Offered by Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting

Are you a female breadwinner in the first year of an undergraduate (bachelor's) Accounting program? If so, consider applying for the Women In Transition Scholarship!…Show More

Are you a female breadwinner in the first year of an undergraduate (bachelor's) Accounting program? If so, consider applying for the Women In Transition Scholarship!…Show More

Are you a female breadwinner in the first year of an undergraduate (bachelor's) Accounting program? If so, consider applying for the Women In Transition Scholarship! The Women In Transition Scholarship is open to women who are the primary source of support for their families and who are enrolling as incoming college freshmen and pursuing a degree in Accounting. The scholarship is offered by the Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting, an organization that supports "equitable access to education" and the advancement of women who are pursuing careers in accounting. Each year, the scholarship awards a $4,000 scholarship to one hardworking applicant. The scholarship can be renewed for up to four years, for a total of $16,000 in scholarship money. If you’re a hardworking mom passionate about Accounting and are looking for some help to pay off your degree, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

1 award worth $4,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level College Freshman
Get Started

Winifred Goldring Award

Offered by Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)

3 awards worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level Graduate Students

Offered by Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)

Are you a female graduate student pursuing a career in paleontology (or an affiliated science)? If so, the Winifred Goldring Award may be a great…Show More

Are you a female graduate student pursuing a career in paleontology (or an affiliated science)? If so, the Winifred Goldring Award may be a great…Show More

Are you a female graduate student pursuing a career in paleontology (or an affiliated science)? If so, the Winifred Goldring Award may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,000 to three (3) female graduate students pursuing degrees in paleontology or relate fields. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

3 awards worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level Graduate Students
Get Started

$5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Christian Connector

Easy Application
1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Offered by Christian Connector

Easy Application

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian university or college.

1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Apply

Colorado Women’s Education Foundation Scholarship

Offered by Colorado Women's Education Foundation

25 awards worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level College & Graduate Students

Offered by Colorado Women's Education Foundation

The Colorado Women's Education Foundation Scholarship is an incredible opportunity for women who are at least 25 years old and have been Colorado residents for…Show More

The Colorado Women's Education Foundation Scholarship is an incredible opportunity for women who are at least 25 years old and have been Colorado residents for…Show More

The Colorado Women's Education Foundation Scholarship is an incredible opportunity for women who are at least 25 years old and have been Colorado residents for at least a year. Applicants must also be enrolled in or already attending an accredited educational institution of higher learning or vocational training (those pursuing a certification, or associate's, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree are eligible). Don't miss out on this chance to invest in your future! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

25 awards worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level College & Graduate Students
Get Started

Women In Need Scholarship

Offered by Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)

1 award worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level College Sophomore

Offered by Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)

The Women In Need Scholarship is for a student who is the primary source of support for her family and is completing her sophomore year…Show More

The Women In Need Scholarship is for a student who is the primary source of support for her family and is completing her sophomore year…Show More

The Women In Need Scholarship is for a student who is the primary source of support for her family and is completing her sophomore year of academic pursuit to earn a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Applicants must be attending an accredited US school, be committed to the goal of pursuing a degree in Accounting in preparation for a career as an accounting or finance professional, have demonstrated aptitude in accounting and business as evidenced by prior coursework and/or work experience, and have clear evidence that goals and a plan for achieving those goals, both personal and professional, have been established. The scholarship will be awarded to the top applicant in the amount of $2,000 per year. It may be renewed for a second year upon completion of satisfactory coursework as evidenced by a 3.0 GPA. If you fit the above criteria, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

1 award worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level College Sophomore
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Top 5 overall scholarships for women

Our editors selected these scholarships due to the strong reputation of their organizations, the value of their awards, and the fact that they are open to a wide number of students. Apply with confidence to these 5 top scholarships for women:

Also see: Top Women in STEM Scholarships

Related: Top scholarships for Black women

Scholarships at women’s colleges

Women’s colleges and universities are single-gender colleges that aim to support women. Below are the top women’s colleges that offer merit scholarships to students.

Agnes Scott College (Decatur, GA)

  • Agnes Scott College offers a variety of scholarships to first-year freshman students that range from $15,00 to $25,000 per year.
  • To qualify for merit scholarships at Agnes Scott, students must submit their Common Application and supporting materials by January 15th.

Barnard College (New York, NY)

  • Barnard does not offer merit scholarships, but has a generous need-based financial aid program that meets 100% of demonstrated need for all students.
  • To qualify for need-based aid at Barnard, students must submit the CSS Profile and the FAFSA.

Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA)

  • Bryn Mawr offers merit scholarships of up to $40,000 per year to prospective first year students.
  • To qualify for Bryn Mawr merit aid, students simply need to submit their admissions application.

Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)

  • Mount Holyoke offers three major merit scholarships to students: the Trustee Full Tuition Scholarship, the 21st Century Scholars program, and the Chin Scholars program.

Scripps College (Claremont, CA)

  • Scripps College offers merit scholarships that range from $15,000 to $28,000 per year.
  • All applicants are considered for merit scholarships and no other application is necessary.

Smith College (Northampton, MA)

  • Smith College offers merit scholarships of up to $25,000 per year to prospective students.
  • All Smith applicants for admission are automatically considered for merit aid.

Spelman College (Atlanta, GA)

  • Spelman offers merit scholarships to outstanding students in their applicant pool. To be considered, students must have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.8 and minimum testing of 31 on the ACT or 1330 on the SAT.

Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)

  • Wellesley College does not offer merit scholarships, but offers generous need-based financial aid.
  • Wellesley is also a Questbridge partner, so students can be matched to the College through their Questbridge application (which aims to support high-achieving, low income students)

Related: Full list of women’s colleges

How to win scholarships for women

Like any scholarships, scholarships for women receive a huge number of applications, so it’s important to make yours stand out if you want to win. Before you start writing your application, it’s a good idea to give the scholarship prompts and background a very thorough read-through.

Try to identify the values and principles that the organization values, and emphasize those in your writing. Make sure you are answering the prompts directly, and speaking to how your experience as a woman has shaped your choices. If you have experienced discrimination or setbacks as the result of your gender, try to frame these setbacks as learning opportunities rather than emphasizing the unfairness which they caused. This shows that you have found ways to increase your impact in the face of adversity.

Writing strong essays

One of the best ways to make your application stand out is to write some strong essays. Luckily, we have a host of resources to help you fine-tune your writing. These include guides on how to write about yourself, how to start and end scholarship essays, and how to write a winning scholarship essay. We can also help you tailor your writing to 250 or 500 word prompts, and respond to the most common scholarship essay prompts. Good luck!

Resources for women in underrepresented fields

Despite the many advances towards gender equality, there are still many academic and professional fields where women are very underrepresented. Luckily, there are great professional organizations out there to help women who decide to pursue these fields.

Women pursuing STEM and engineering degrees should check out the Society of Women Engineers. They offer many scholarships and professional opportunities for women in engineering. There are many other more specific organizations aimed to support women in subfields of STEM. For example, computer science majors should check out the ACM Committee on Women in Computing

The American Association of University Women, or AAUW, is another great resource fighting for gender equality in academia and the professional sphere. They offer a wide variety of scholarships, fellowships, grants, and workshops for women pursuing higher education. No matter your field of study, be sure to see if they have any resources to help you out.

Make sure to look for an organization that matches your interests to find new scholarship and networking opportunities!

Frequently asked questions about scholarships for women

What GPA do you need to win scholarships for women?

GPA requirements among scholarships for women can vary widely. No matter your GPA, there should be scholarships available for you if you look hard enough. Check out our free scholarship search tool to investigate further; once you input your GPA, we will only show you scholarships that you qualify for =.

Can you get a grant for being a woman?

Women and men alike are eligible for government grants such as the Pell Grant, as long as they are citizens or eligible noncitizens. And, although they are scholarships rather than grants, you can apply to the scholarships on this page to help fund your education. These opportunities are meant exclusively for women.

Are there scholarships for women in STEM?

Yes! Many organizations and companies make a substantial effort to bring more women into STEM fields. As a result, there are many opportunities for women to earn scholarships in STEM fields. The $10,000 Young Women in STEM Scholarship is a great example, for starters.

Many local organizations also offer local scholarships for women in STEM. You should also keep in mind that, since women are underrepresented in STEM, many STEM scholarships will prioritize giving awards to women. So, even if the award is not only for women, you might have a better chance than a man.

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