Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Financial aid is a huge problem for millions of students every year who want to attend college. And yet, it is reported that billions of dollars in scholarship funding and grants are given away annually. One web site, ScholarshipsOnline.org, helps students find those opportunities.
Below they have identified the top 2013/14 scholarship opportunities for women:
#1 – The AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to low-income women who are over the age of 50, and are seeking new job skills, training, and educational opportunities.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/04/aarp-foundation-womens-scholarship.html
#2 – The Betty Rendel Scholarship is available to female undergraduates each year who are attending a four-year accredited college or university and majoring in political science, government or economics. It is open to women across the nation.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/04/betty-rendel-scholarship.html
#3 – The Women’s Independence Scholarship Program, Inc. helps women who have survived domestic violence to return to school and become self-sufficient. The primary candidates are single mothers with young children who lack the resources to attend college.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/04/womens-independence-scholarship-program.html
#4 – The Miss America Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to over 12,000 young women who compete in the state and local competitions as well as Miss America first place winner, four runners-up, semi-finalists and non-finalists.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/03/miss-america-scholarship-fund.html
#5 – The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is open to female undergraduate seniors or female students enrolled in a graduate program and studying Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2013/01/google-anita-borg-memorial-scholarship.html
#6 – The Young Women In Public Affairs Award is a scholarship for young women age 16 to 19 with an interest in public affairs who plan to enroll in college.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/11/young-women-in-public-affairs-award.html
#7 – The Talbots Scholarship Program awards one-time scholarships to women who want to go back to school to earn their undergraduate degree after graduating from high school or receiving their GED at least ten years ago.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/11/the-talbots-scholarship-program.html
#8 – The Go Red Multicultural scholarship champions greater inclusion of multicultural women in the nursing and medical industries, address important gaps in treatment, and ensure that all Americans have an opportunity to work with their healthcare providers to make the best choices that lead to good health.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/09/go-red-multicultural-scholarship-fund.html
#9 – The Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund awards scholarships every year to low-income women who are 35 years of age or older.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/05/jeanette-rankin-womens-scholarship-fund.html
#10 – The AWG Minority Scholarship program encourages young minority women to pursue courses of education and careers in the field of geosciences.
Learn more at www.scholarshipsonline.org/2012/04/awg-minority-scholarship.html
ScholarshipsOnline is a free online resource for scholarships and grants available to students, parents, and teachers. To find and apply for hundreds of scholarships for men and women of all ages, visit www.ScholarshipsOnline.org