Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Billions of dollars in scholarships have already been given away this year to students who need financial assistance, but the good news is that the year is not quite over. There are still quite a few programs available, especially for women, that are still giving away scholarship awards.
Here are six programs for women students that are still accepting applications:
#1 – Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: recipients will receive a scholarship award of up to $10K and an opportunity to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in Mountain View, California where they will participate in workshops with other computer science students for three days. Deadline is December 1, 2015.
Apply online at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/01/google-anita-borg-memorial-scholarship.html
#2 – Hallmark Mahogany & Blues Babe Foundation Scholarship Program: scholarship awards of up to $10K will be given away, and includes an all-expense paid three-day workshop in Hallmarks headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. Deadline is October 30, 2015.
Apply online at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2015/09/mahogany-blues-babe-foundation.html
#3 – National Student Nurses Association Scholarships: for female students that are enrolled and/or plan to enroll in a nursing degree program. Also includes special scholarships available to students of racial or ethnic minorities. Deadline is January 29, 2016.
Apply online at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/07/national-student-nurses-association.html
#4 – Burger King Scholars Program: awards scholarships to students ranging from $1K to $50K, and can be applied to tuition, fees or books required for course load, but must not exceed the student’s educational costs. Deadline is December 15, 2015.
Apply online at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/03/burger-king-scholars-program.html
#5 – Microsoft’s Women Scholarship/ Fellowship Program: consists of a scholarship award of up to $15K plus a stipend toward conference and travel expenses for recipients to attend a conference in their field of study. Deadline is December 31, 2015.
Apply online at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2014/12/microsoft-research-graduate-womens.html
#6 – Women’s Independence Scholarship Program (WISP): primarily for women who have critical financial need and a desire to complete their undergraduate education. Single mothers with young children are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline is December 31, 2015.
Apply online at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2014/05/womens-independence-scholarship-program.html
Find hundreds of other 2015-2016 scholarships for both men and women at www.ScholarshipsOnline.org