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Top 36 Scholarships for Women in STEM in May 2024

Written by Gabriel Jimenez-Ekman

Gabriel Jimenez-Ekman is a content editor and writer at Scholarships360. He has managed communications and written content for a diverse array of organizations, including a farmer’s market, a concert venue, a student farm, an environmental NGO, and a PR agency. Gabriel graduated from Kenyon College with a degree in sociology.

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Updated: May 4th, 2024

Women are highly underrepresented in today’s STEM workforce; according to one government study, only about one third of the STEM workforce was made up of women in 2021. Luckily, these women in STEM scholarships are trying to fix that. Scroll down for some great opportunities to help women fund their education in STEM. You’ll find great opportunities below whether you are in high school, college, or already in grad school:

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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 May 31, 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 May 31, 2024
Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
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

$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

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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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

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
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Study.com Scholarship for Women in STEM

Offered by Study.com

1 award worth $2,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level HS Seniors, College Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Offered by Study.com

The Study.com Scholarship for Women in STEM annually grants a $2,000 award to a current or incoming female student pursuing an associate or bachelor's degree…Show More

The Study.com Scholarship for Women in STEM annually grants a $2,000 award to a current or incoming female student pursuing an associate or bachelor's degree…Show More

The Study.com Scholarship for Women in STEM annually grants a $2,000 award to a current or incoming female student pursuing an associate or bachelor's degree program emphasizing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics). Applicants must also be continuing their education in the upcoming year. Areas of study that will be considered include science, technology, engineering, mathematics, engineering technology, and computer science, among others. If you're a woman with a passion for STEM, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

1 award worth $2,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level HS Seniors, College Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Get Started

$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 Jun 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 Jun 1, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

MPOWER Women in STEM Scholarship

Offered by MPOWER Financing

Multiple awards worth $1,000 - $6,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level College & Graduate Students

Offered by MPOWER Financing

Are you an international or DACA female student looking to earn a STEM degree abroad? If so, you may be eligible for the MPOWER Women…Show More

Are you an international or DACA female student looking to earn a STEM degree abroad? If so, you may be eligible for the MPOWER Women…Show More

Are you an international or DACA female student looking to earn a STEM degree abroad? If so, you may be eligible for the MPOWER Women in STEM Scholarship! The scholarship is open to international women who want to earn a STEM degree in the U.S. or Canada and are allowed to legally study in the U.S. or Canada. Thus, international women looking to study in the U.S. must have a Green Card, DACA status, or a valid visa. As for Canada, eligible applicants must be permanent residents or have a valid Canadian study permit. Each year, the scholarship recipients receive up to $6,000 to help pay for their degrees. If you are a woman in STEM and are looking for a scholarship opportunity, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

Multiple awards worth $1,000 - $6,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level College & Graduate Students
Get Started

ABC Humane Wildlife Women in STEM Academic Scholarship

Offered by ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention

1 award worth $1,000
Deadline Jul 1, 2024
Grade Level College & Graduate Students

Offered by ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention

Are you a female student pursuing a degree in a STEM field? If so, consider applying for the ABC Humane Wildlife Women in STEM Academic…Show More

Are you a female student pursuing a degree in a STEM field? If so, consider applying for the ABC Humane Wildlife Women in STEM Academic…Show More

Are you a female student pursuing a degree in a STEM field? If so, consider applying for the ABC Humane Wildlife Women in STEM Academic Scholarship! The ABC Humane Wildlife Women in STEM Academic Scholarship is open to current female undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) fields. The scholarship was created by Urban Wildlife Manager, Rebecca Fyffe. Rebecca is an entrepreneur who credits her good business sense and cutting-edge research-based methods to her background in STEM. Thus, she created this scholarship to encourage more women to pursue STEM programs and science-based education. Each year, the scholarship awards $1,000 to one (1) lucky student to help pay for the costs of their education. If you’re a woman passionate about STEM and are looking for some help to pay off your degree, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

1 award worth $1,000
Deadline Jul 1, 2024
Grade Level College & Graduate 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, 2025
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, 2025
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Apply

Flatiron School Access Scholarship

Offered by Flatiron School

Multiple awards worth up to $2,000
Deadline Rolling
Grade Level College & Graduate Students

Offered by Flatiron School

Are you attending the Flatiron School and are from an underrepresented community or background? If so, consider applying for the Flatiron School Access Scholarship! The…Show More

Are you attending the Flatiron School and are from an underrepresented community or background? If so, consider applying for the Flatiron School Access Scholarship! The…Show More

Are you attending the Flatiron School and are from an underrepresented community or background? If so, consider applying for the Flatiron School Access Scholarship! The scholarship is open to underrepresented students enrolled in a Flatiron School program who are looking for financial assistance to afford their schooling costs. Eligible applicants include women, underrepresented minorities, people with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ students, and low-income students. Through the Access scholarship, the Flatiron School hopes to provide opportunities for students who are motivated despite the challenges they face. Thus, every year, select scholarship applicants are chosen to earn up to $5,000 to help cover tuition for full-time programs. If you are a Flatiron School student from an underrepresented community, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

Multiple awards worth up to $2,000
Deadline Rolling
Grade Level College & Graduate Students
Get Started

Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Educational Foundation

Multiple awards worth $3,000
Expected deadline May 2025
Grade Level Graduate Students

Offered by Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Educational Foundation

The Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship is offering multiple $3000 scholarships to full-time students who are women or minorities. To qualify, applicants must be…Show More

The Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship is offering multiple $3000 scholarships to full-time students who are women or minorities. To qualify, applicants must be…Show More

The Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship is offering multiple $3000 scholarships to full-time students who are women or minorities. To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in at least their second semester and taking at least two semester-equivalent courses towards a graduate degree at any accredited academic institution in the US. The scholarship is open to those living in the US and pursuing an eligible major that supports the mission of AFCEA Educational Foundation. Applicants must have an expected graduation date that is not in the year the scholarship is awarded and must provide a minimum of two letters of recommendation. Endorsers can email letters to AFCEA Educational Foundation if they do not receive the email. Check out the scholarship's website for a list of qualifying STEM majors related to the mission of AFCEA. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

Multiple awards worth $3,000
Expected deadline May 2025
Grade Level Graduate 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 May 31, 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 May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore
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
Expected deadline April 2025
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
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

Generation Google Scholarship

Offered by Google

Multiple awards worth $10,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

Offered by Google

Have you been accepted to or plan to be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program this upcoming academic year to study computer science, computer engineering,…Show More

Have you been accepted to or plan to be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program this upcoming academic year to study computer science, computer engineering,…Show More

Have you been accepted to or plan to be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program this upcoming academic year to study computer science, computer engineering, or a similar field? Further, do you believe in the importance of improving the representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology? If so, consider applying for the Generation Google Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $10,000 USD or $5,000 CAD to winning applicants with the strongest essays and other application materials. The scholarship is offered by Google in order to “help aspiring students pursuing computer science degrees excel in technology and become leaders in the field.” While any student who meets the minimum qualifications may apply, women and racial/ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. With that said, if you’re an aspiring computer science or engineering student who believes in the importance of diversity in the field, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

Multiple awards worth $10,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors & College 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

Women in STEM Academic Scholarship

Offered by The BHW Group

Multiple awards worth $3,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Offered by The BHW Group

Are you a woman pursuing a degree in a STEM field? If so, you might be interested in applying for the Women in STEM Academic…Show More

Are you a woman pursuing a degree in a STEM field? If so, you might be interested in applying for the Women in STEM Academic…Show More

Are you a woman pursuing a degree in a STEM field? If so, you might be interested in applying for the Women in STEM Academic Scholarship! This scholarship is open to women looking to obtain their undergraduate or master's degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics-related field. The BHW Group, a software company, funds the scholarship. They focus on custom web and mobile app development, with a mission to deliver software to suit users' specific needs in an intuitive and dedicated manner. Each year, their scholarship awards $3,000 to multiple winners. If you’re a woman in STEM and are looking for some help paying off tuition and fees for your degree, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

Multiple awards worth $3,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students
Get Started

Sharon L. Gess Memorial Scholarship

Offered by East Alabama Health

1 award worth up to $30,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level College Underclassmen

Offered by East Alabama Health

Are you an African-American woman and college underclassman interested in a career in nursing? If so, you may be eligible for the Sharon L. Gess…Show More

Are you an African-American woman and college underclassman interested in a career in nursing? If so, you may be eligible for the Sharon L. Gess…Show More

Are you an African-American woman and college underclassman interested in a career in nursing? If so, you may be eligible for the Sharon L. Gess Memorial Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards up to $30,000 to an eligible African-American, female college underclassman who is majoring in nursing at a two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible. The scholarship was established in honor of Sharon L. Gess, a dedicated nurse who was beloved by her peers and who served as the nursing director for a number of years at EAMC. If you're an African-American female passionate about pursuing a career in nursing, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

1 award worth up to $30,000
Expected deadline April 2025
Grade Level College Underclassmen
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Top 5 STEM scholarships for women

There are a lot of women in STEM scholarships out there, but our editors chose the following 5 as the best. We chose on the basis of high awards, reliable organizations, and wide entry parameters to allow students of many different backgrounds and interests to apply. Here are our top 5 STEM scholarships for women:

  • Science Ambassador Scholarship – For HS seniors and college undergrads who identify as female and submit a 3-minute educational video about a STEM topic they care about. Worth full tuition
  • Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship – For HS seniors and college undergrads who identify as female and are pursuing STEM. Worth $10,000
  • Generation Google Scholarship – For HS seniors, college, and grad students who plan to study computer science or engineering. Worth $10,000. Preference given to women and ethnic minorities
  • Navisite’s Next Steminist Scholarship Program – For women who are HS seniors or college students and submit a 60-second video about their dream STEM career. Worth $10,000
  • Palantir Women in Technology – For women in college majoring in computer science, software engineering, or a closely related field. Worth $7,000
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