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Scholarships For Women

There are many scholarships and grants available to Female Students to help pay for college and other higher educational learning experiences. Below is a partial list of scholarships and grants that are given by businesses, the government, private citizens, schools, churches, and other organizations.

Top 10 College Women Competition
Type of Award: Scholarship.
Intended use: For full-time junior study at accredited 4-year institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be female.
Application requirements: Transcript, list of activities, recomendations, essay, black and white or color photograph.
Additional information: Award includes trip to New York City.
Amount of award: $3,000
Application deadline: See website for deadline
Contact:
Glamour's Top 10 College Women Competition
4 Times Square
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036-6593
Fax: 212-286-6922

Women in Architecture Scholarship
Type of Award: Scholarship, renewable.
Intended use: For full-time sophomore, junior, senior or graduate study at 4-year or graduate institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be female. Must be residing in California.
Application requirements: Portfolio, Transcript, SASE, recomendations, essay.
Additional information: Must be California resident or attending accredited California school to qualify. Students may also be studying in the following majors: land planning, environmental design, architectural rendering and illustrating. Must have completed 18 units in major by application due date. Applications may be downloaded from website.
Amount of award: $1,000
Application deadline: April 15
Contact:
Association for Women in Architecture Foundation
AWAF Scholarship
22815 Frampton Avenue
Torrance, CA 90501-5034
Phone: 310-534-8466
Fax: 310-257-6885

Past President's Parley Nursing Scholarship
Type of Award: Scholarship.
Intended use: For undergraduate study.
Eligibility: Applicant or parent must be member/participant of American Legion Auxiliary. Applicant must be female. Applicant must be residing in Indiana.
Application requirements: Send SASE for application.
Additional information: Major/career interest in nursing.
Amount of award: $500
Application deadline: April 1
Contact:
American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Indiana
Department Secretary
777 North Meridian Street, Room 107
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-630-1390
Fax: 317-630-1277

Ida I. Pressman Memorial Scholarship
Type of Award: Scholarship.
Intended use: For full-time sophomore, junior, senior or graduate study at accredited 4-year institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be female. Must be a U.S. citizen.
Application requirements: Transcript, proof of eligibility, Recomendations, essay.
Additional information: Major/career interest in engineering. Applicant must demonstrate high academic achievement.
Amount of award: $5,000
Application deadline: February 15
Contact:
Society of Women Engineers
230 Ohio Street Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60611-3265
Phone: 312-596-5223
Fax: 312-596-5252

B.J. Harrod Scholarships
Type of award:
Scholarship
Intended Use: For full-time freshman study at accredited 4-year institution in United States
Eligibility: Applicant must be female, high school senior. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Basis for selection: Major/career interest in engineering with high academic achievement.
Application requirements: Essay, transcript, proof of eligibility. Two letters of reference: one from a high school teacher, one from a person who knows the applicant but not a family member.
Additional information: Applicant must plan to enroll in an ABET-or CSAB accredited program.
Number of awards: 2
Total amount awarded: $1,200
Application deadline: May 14
Contact:
Society of Women Engineers
230 E. Ohio Street, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60611-3265
Phone: 312-596-5223
Fax: 312-596-5252

Miss America Competition Awards
Type of award:
Scholarship.
Intended use: For undergraduate, graduate or non-degree study at accredited postsecondary institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be single, female, at least 17, no older than 24. Must be a U.S. citizen.
Basis for selection: Competition/talent/interest in poise/talent/fitness. Applicant must demonstrate high depth of character, leadership, patriotism, seriousness of purpose and service orientation.
Application requirements: Proof of eligibility.
Additional information: Local winners go on to compete for Miss America. Cash and tuition-based scholarships available at ever level of competition. Deadlines for local competitions vary. Contact Miss America Organization for more information or visit website.
Amount of award: $1,000-$50,000
Application deadline: Varies for local competition
Total amount awarded: $40,000,000
Contact:
Miss America Organization
Attn: Scholarships
222 New Road
Sutie 700
Linwood, NJ 08221
Phone 609-653-8700

The Grotto Scholarships
Type of award: Scholarship
Intended use: For full-time undergraduate study at 2-year or 4-year institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be single, female, no older than 30.
Basis for selection: Major/career interest in dentistry.
Application requirements: recommendations, personal letter, transcript, proof of eligibility.
Additional information: Applicant must be member of Job's Daughters. Job's Daughters activities, financial self-help, and achivements outside of Job's daughters are also factors in awarding scholarships. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
Amount of award: $1, 500
Application deadline: April 30
Contact:
International Order of Job' Daughters
233 West 6th Street
Papillion, NE 68046-2210
Phone: 402-592-7987
Fax: 402-592-2177

Check with your states' Department of Education for a list of scholarships being offered in your state or click on MoneyMatters101.com sections Scholarships by States and Grants by States.

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