Scholarships for Moms Overview

The scholarship programs aid the people who are eager to get admitted to universities to pursue higher studies or for those people who want to get back to studies. The scholarships for moms are specially designed scholarships for the women who want to get higher education and build careers in corporate or other sectors. The program is designed to provide financial aid to those women who are interested to pursue higher education even after childbirth. The task of looking after a child and also attending college can be tough, but the one thing that is of no concern is the availability of funds provided by various organizations to help the women’s who are also mother’s pursue their dreams of higher education.

The financial aid provided by various organizations, colleges, agencies, and companies helps the women’s to study further and increase their knowledge base and may also build a career in different fields. There are various different companies, organizations, and colleges that provide scholarships for moms such as PEO program for continuing education grant, go girl scholarships, and women’s independence scholarships program, etc. There are several types of grants and scholarships designed specifically for women to help them continue their education and promote, and encourage women’s to achieve a further education.

There are a few requirements that are required to be fulfilled for being eligible to avail the scholarships, different scholarship programs consist of different criteria but most of the time basic requirements for a scholarship program remain same which are listed below:-

  • You must be a citizen or legal no-citizen of United States.

  • You must fulfil the required cumulative GPA.

  • In some scholarship programs, you have to write an article.

  • Must be planning to enrol in an accredited college or university.

The scholarships programs are provided to the students who are in need of financial aid to pursue their higher education. These scholarships are specifically for the women population wanting to get back to study or continue their study even after becoming mothers, whether to support their children’s as single mothers or to fulfil their dreams. These scholarships provide opportunities for women’s to study further without having to worry about the financial needs of the course.

Raytheon's Women Cybersecurity Scholarship Program

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  • The applicant must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • The applicant must be pursuing a degree in cybersecurity or information security.

  • The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or more.

  • The student may be attending on campus or online.

  • The student may be attending as full-time or part-time.

Adobe Research Women in Technology Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a female student currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a university.

  • The student must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a university.

  • The student must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.

  • The student should not have a close relative working for Adobe Research.

Ab Irvine Scholarship

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  • The applicant should be enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student at an institution in New Mexico, Colorado or Texas.

  • The student should be a legal resident of New Mexico, Colorado or El Paso County, Texas.

  • The student should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

  • The student should have career plans to work with children with special needs.

AAUW's Re-Entry Scholarship

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  • Applicant should be a female high school graduate.

  • Applicant should be a resident of North San Diego County.

  • Applicant should be of 23 years or older without a Bachelor's or Advanced Degree.

AMWA Young Women in Science Awards

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  • The applicant must be a national resident.

  • The applicant must be an AMWA member.

  • The applicant must have contributed to medical science in women’s health.

Deanna Forbush Endowed Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a single mother with excellent academic records.

  • The applicant must be enrolled to graduate school.

  • The applicant must be a full-time student.

Katherine A. Ellis Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a single mother with excellent academic records.

  • The applicant must be enrolled to graduate school.

  • The applicant must be a full-time student.

Alice Mcarver Ratchford Scholarship

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  • The applicant must live on-campus or plan to live on campus at UNC-Greensboro.

  • The applicant must not possess an automobile.

  • The applicant must be a female and unmarried.

  • The applicant may not have any scholarships in conjunction with the Ratchford Scholarship.

Alpha Chi Omega Foundation Scholarships

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  • The applicant must be a full-time student.

  • The applicant must be a lifetime good standing member of Alpha Chi Omega.

  • The applicant must demonstrate financial need.

Amber Huber Memorial Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a female senior graduate from Byron High School.

  • The applicant must have participated in the Byron High School girls track program or been a part of Byron High School cheerleading program

  • The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Denver Alumnae Chapter Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be an African-American female who is a Denver Metropolitan area high school graduating senior.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

  • The applicant must have enrolled to an accredited four-year college or university.

  • The applicant must not be a daughter of a Delta.

APA Judith McManus Price Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a female member of African American or Hispanic American or Native American minority groups.

  • The applicant must be a citizen of the U.S.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in a planning program accredited by the PAB as an undergraduate or graduate student.

  • The applicant must have plans to work in the public sector as a practicing planner.

  • The applicant must demonstrate a financial need.

Bellevue Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship

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  • The applicant should be a female graduating high school senior who is a Black/African American.

  • The applicant must be a resident of the Greater Hartford area.

  • The applicant must b planning to enroll at an accredited four-year institution.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

The Essence Scholars Program

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  • The applicant should be a female African-American student at a college that is a part of the United Negro College Fund as a sophomore or junior.

  • The applicant should be enrolled at Howard University or Hampton University.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • The applicant should demonstrate a financial need.

Dr. Julianne Malveaux Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

  • The applicant must be an African-American Female.

  • The applicant must be a college sophomore or junior enrolled in an accredited institution.

  • The applicant must be majoring in journalism, economics or a related field.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. 

Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program

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  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

  • The applicant must be a resident of Maryland.

  • The applicant is dependent on disabled US Armed Forces veteran.

  • The applicant may be a veteran who is completely disabled as a direct result of military service.

  • The applicant may be a dependent or surviving spouse of a victim of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

MyCAA Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a spouse of a service member on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2.

  • The applicant must be able to start and complete the coursework while the military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders.

  • The applicant may be spouse married to the National Guard member and reserve component in these same pay grades.

Gold Star Scholarship Program

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  • The applicant must be a child of a Sailor or Marine who died while serving on active duty or after retirement.

  • The applicant must be under the age of 23.

  • The applicant must be an unremarried spouse of a Navy or Marine Corps service member who died as a result of the attack on the USS STARK or the Pentagon, or during service in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), or Operation New Dawn (OND).

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.

  • The applicant must demonstrate a financial need.

Spouse Education Assistance Program

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  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary or vocational institution as a full-time or part-time student listed in the US Department of Education’s Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions.

  • The applicant must not have a bachelor's degree.

  • The applicant must be the spouse of an active duty or retired soldier or the widow(er) of a soldier who died while on active duty or while retired.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.

Beatrice F. Kroesche Fund Scholarship

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  •  The applicant should be a visually- or hearing-challenged single woman.

  • The applicant may be a single mother who is in good academic standing.

  • The applicant must be majoring in humanities or education.

  • The applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. 

BYU Marriott School Single Parent Scholarships

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  • The applicant must be a single parent with custody of one or more dependent children.

  • The applicant must be officially admitted to a BYU Marriott program.

  • The student must remain in good academic standing and will be reevaluated yearly.

  • The applicant should not get married during the term of the scholarship.

Calvert Family Endowed Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a married or a single parent who is a junior or senior attending classes while working full or part-time.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

  • The applicant should display financial need.

Ann and Peter Ziegler Scholarship

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  • The applicant must major in Liberal Arts.

  • The applicant should plan to transfer to a 4-year institution.

  • The applicant should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • The applicant should have completed at least 12 college-level credits at CNM.

  • The applicant should maintain a satisfactory academic progress.

Bernice Murray Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a Vermont resident.

  • The applicant should be a single parent with primary custody of at least one 12-year-old child or younger.

  • The applicant must be attending an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding.

  • The applicant must demonstrate financial need.

Bruce and Marjorie Sundlun Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a Rhode Island resident.

  • The applicant must be a low-income single parent. 

  • The applicant should be a parent currently or previously receiving state aid or have been previously incarcerated.

LouEllen Dabbs Scholarship

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  • The student must be enrolled in business administration or banking.

  • The applicant must be a single parent.

  • The applicant must be registered for a minimum of nine credits.

  • The student should have a cumulative GPA of 2.35 or more.

Single Parent Traditional Scholarship of Northwest Arkansas

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  • The applicant must be a single parent.

  • The applicant must be a legal United States resident or a resident with DACA status, and a resident of Carroll, Madison, or Washington County, Arkansas.

  • The applicant must be a high school or GED graduate.

  • The applicant must be pursuing a career-oriented course of study to ensure a better standard of living for your family as a full-time or part-time student. 

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Capture the Dream, Inc.

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  • The applicant must be a resident Bay Area. 

  • The applicant should belong to a low-income household.

  • The applicant must be one or more minor children's legal parent/guardian.

  •  The applicant must be enrolled at an accredited, not-for-profit two or four-year institution.

Downer-Bennett Scholarship

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  • The applicant must be a single parent.

  • The applicant must be a continuing undergraduate student at the UNM main campus.

  • The applicant must have high cumulative UNM GPA.

Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

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  • The student must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, and a legal resident of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming.

  • The students must also be able to demonstrate the need for financial assistance to reach their educational goals.

  • Each school chooses to offer the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship to one or more of the mentioned groups- Adults entering or returning to college, GED recipients, Veterans entering or returning to college, Former foster care youth, former juvenile justice youth.

Arizona BPW Foundation Scholarships

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  • The award is available only to women candidates.

  • The applicant must be 21 years of age or more and should be working in the state of Arizona.