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McGuireWoods Contributes Four Scholarships for Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys

McGuireWoods LLP presented a $3,500 scholarship to each of four law students at the Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys in Law and Business, Inc.’s annual conference March 17 – 19, 2010, at The Ritz-Carlton in Atlanta. The institute helps women of color attorneys develop their careers and manage diversity issues in the workplace. [...]

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American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers scholarships for women

The Midland Branch of the American Association of University Women is offering two $2,000 scholarships to “women in transition.” These scholarships are for women who are returning to school for additional education to develop marketable skills after an absence or interruption in their education after high school. This could include education toward a baccalaureate or [...]

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Project Working Mom 2010 Lets Mom Go to School, Too will award 285 full-tuition scholarships to online universities to give working moms a leg up… The scholarships, totaling almost $5 million, will send the women to schools such as Ashford University, Everest University, Virginia College, Walden University, Capella University, Saint Leo University, Allied Schools and Ashworth College, according to a press release… Source: [...]

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Scholarship and Grant Program for Nurse Practitioners

Nursing Scholarships are available. 2009 Funding Cycle information is currently available. A total of $111,000 is available for funding – $40,500 in NP educational scholarships and $70,500 in practicing NP and student NP grants.

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Hispanic Association of Women sets goal for Winter Gala

The Hispanic Association of Women has set a goal of raising $10,000 for scholarships for its third Winter Gala…The organization’s mission is to promote education of women in the community, and also to encourage health awareness and community involvement. Source: LubbockOnline

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PA Governor’s Conference for Women Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008

Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is offering 50 scholarships for Girl Scout Ambassadors (entering grades 11 or 12 this fall) to attend the fifth annual Pennsylvania Governor’s Conference for Women, set for Oct. 2 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Pennsylvania Governor’s Conference for Women is [...]

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Slicing up the scholarship pie

The Scholarship Game: An examination of how universities divvy up scholarship money and the impact on student athletes. A full scholarship is more likely in women’s sports than it is in men’s sports, however. The position on a team also has a huge influence on how much scholarship is awarded. Source: The Dallas Morning News

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Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards

The Women’s Opportunity Awards program is Soroptimist’s major project. Through the program, clubs in 19 countries and territories assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills, and employment prospects. Each year, more than $1 million is disbursed through [...]

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Florida A&M University Receives $552,000 Grant Dedicated to Recruiting Minority Women

The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Computer Information Sciences (CIS) Program, housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant valued at $552,000 dedicated to recruiting minority women to computer science and information technology disciplines. The program, entitled African-American Women in Computer Science, (AAWCS), is a four-year [...]

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SECU Foundation’s People Helping People Scholarship for 2008 – North Carolina

SECU has established the scholarship program to assist students in each of the fifty-eight community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System. There are 116 two-year scholarships valued at up to $5,000 each.  Source: The Leland Tribune Free College Scholarships for Women

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