This organization offers scholarships to African women who are furthering their education in order to strengthen the role of the African women. To be eligible, the applicant must have had at least one year of study in business at the honors level. The winner of this scholarship will receive funding for school expenses and membership to the SAWISE organization. To apply, the applicant must submit at least two references, a one-page essay, and a list of the other scholarships she has applied for.
Not every student is top of their graduating class when it comes to GPAs, and many of them are overlooked when it comes time to hand out scholarship money. These same students may have accomplishments outside of their test scores, however. Cappex, Inc., recognizes these students with a scholarship tailored specifically for their hard work. It’s called the $1,000 “A GPA Isn’t Everything” Scholarship. There are no essays or tedious forms required.
This scholarship is similar to Women in Transition except that is for a woman who is completing her sophomore year in accounting or finance, and it is awarded in the amount of $2,000 per year for two years.
The scholarships carry a 12-month stipend for each student of $30,000 and an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000 and up to $10,000 support for a four-to-six-week research collaboration at a NOAA facility. Masters students may be supported for up to two years, and doctoral students for up to four years. Depending on funding, three to four scholarships are awarded each year.
Women pursuing a graduate degree in oceanography, maritime archeology or marine biology are eligible for this scholarship sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The scholarship is a maximum disbursement of $42,000 and applicants must a 3.3 grade point average.
The descriptive essay or résumé should address your aviation history and goals, what you have done for yourself to achieve your goals, where you see yourself in five and ten years, how the scholarship will help you achieve your objective and your present financial need, flight or other training/education for which you need assistance, how your previous training was financed, educational scholarships, awards and honors, where you would obtain the training and the hourly rate for the instructor, aircraft, and simulators, or other costs (if applying for cash scholarship), demonstrated involvement in aviation activities, and other applicable information as requested for each specific scholarship.
The program’s funds target women who are in desperate financial situations and absolutely must have both an education and WISP funds to assist them. The awards have no specific dollar amount set; however they are usually for around $2,000. This scholarship may be renewed.
Sponsored by the Brookhaven Women in Science organization of the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), the Renate W. Chasman Scholarship encourages women to pursue a career in the areas of natural sciences, engineering or mathematics (STEM). The award honors the late Renate Chasman, a noted woman physicist at BNL. The Chasman Award consists of a one-time $2,000 award presented in July of each year to be used for tuition and other educational fees.
Basic scholarships are awarded in the amount of $2,000-$3,000. Grand Prize awards are also given each year in amounts up to $6,000 at the jury’s discretion. In addition, Honorable Mention prizes in the amount of $500 cash are awarded.
The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Displaced Homemaker Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to those men and women who would not otherwise be able to complete their educational goals due to family responsibilities. Applicants are advised to include all family responsibilities/situations in their essay.
Judith McManus Price, a planner for more than 30 years before her death in 2001, was an exceptional woman with extraordinary talents that she freely shared, not only with her family and friends, but also with her community, her colleagues, and her profession. The scholarship is meant to celebrate planning by providing partial funding for women and minority (African American, Hispanic American, or Native American) students. This scholarship ranges from $2,000 to $4,000. The award includes a paid one-year student membership to APA.
SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support) of Northeastern PA will issue a $1000 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior (Pennsylvania resident) for the best essay about the following:
This foundation has been awarding scholarships to women from developing countries since 1997. Their goal is for the advancement of women in society. Recipients of this scholarship will study business administration in Switzerland. To be accepted as a candidate, the woman must demonstrate a want for personal growth and a need for financial assistance. To apply, the applicants must submit an essay on the subject, “Does diversity in management impact the bottom line?”
In an effort to assist more women to achieve excellence in the work place, Global Executive MBA Program is offering aspiring women scholarships for business school expenses. The selection process is dependent on previous academic performance, participation in community events, and need for financial assistance. The applicants will be required to submit an essay describing their future business plans. Applications are being accepted now through August 31, 2012. For more information visit .