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Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund - The Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund (ASPSF) offers over 2,300 scholarships annually for parents, either moms or dads, who are raising their children alone and seeking their first college degree. For up to $1,750
BK Krenzer Memorial Re-Entry Scholarship - Established in 1996, the BK Krenzer Memorial Re-Entry Scholarship is granted by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) to provide $2,500 for single moms and non-traditional students who are returning to college for any engineering degree.
Capture the Dream Single Parent Scholarship - For $1,000, Single moms and dads must right a 1,000-word essay showing how they’ve overcome the challenges of single parenting.
Curiel & Runion Single Mother Scholarships - $1,000 annually to two deserving moms who going back to school while caring for at least one child under 18 years old. Finalists are chosen based on their 500-word essay discussing the advantages of attending college after experiencing motherhood.
Dr. Wynetta A. Frazier Sister-to-Sister Scholarship - $1,000 to mature African American women whose college education was interrupted by familial responsibilities. Mothers must be enrolling at an accredited U.S. college, be at least 25 years old, be pursuing their first bachelor’s degree, submit two letters of recommendation, and write a 500-word essay discussing the issue of “Black Lives Matter.”
Emerge Scholarships - Ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 apiece, the Emerge Scholarships have been awarded yearly as scholarships for mothers whose education was delayed or interrupted.
Executive Women International ASIST Scholarships - $2,000 to $10,000 for non-traditional female students, especially single mothers, who are entering an accredited college or trade school. Eligible recipients must be U.S. citizens or legal residents, face economic challenges, reside within 50 miles of their local EWI chapter, be at least 18 years old, and submit two personal recommendation forms.
Ford Opportunity Scholarship - $1,000 to $25,000 each academic year for 50 single mothers and fathers who need financial assistance to obtain a bachelor’s degree. Qualified candidates must be the “head of household” without a domestic partner, achieve a cumulative GPA over 3.0, reside in Oregon or Siskiyou County, California, have a high school diploma or GED, and attend a non-profit, Title IV eligible college.
Helen M. Clymer Scholarship Fund - Berks County Community Foundation (BCCF) administers the Helen M. Clymer Scholarship Fund to award one or more $1,000 scholarships for single moms who have sole guardianship for natural children 17 years of age or younger. To be eligible, applicants must reside in Berks County, plan to attend a two or four-year Pennsylvania college, and exhibit unmet financial need. Applications must include a high school transcript, letter of recommendation, and 500-word career goals essay.
Helping Hands for Single Moms Scholarship - $270 monthly stipend to low-income single mothers in the Phoenix Metro Valley and Maricopa County who are raising at least one child under age 11 while earning a bachelor’s degree. Eligible moms must be single or divorced without a domestic partner, register at an accredited Arizona college, carry at least nine credits per semester, maintain a 2.8 GPA or better, and meet federal poverty guidelines.
Illinois Mothers of Twins Club Scholarship - Selects five mothers of twins, triplets, quadruplets, or more multiple birth children to receive a scholarship for completing accredited coursework at a trade school or college/university. Qualified moms must reside in Illinois, demonstrate participate in IOMOTC activities, have an average GPA of “C” or better, establish financial need, and have not been a previous recipient.
Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarships - Approximately $2,000 upon 50 or more outstanding low-income female students, including mothers, aged 35 or older who are accepted into a regionally accredited post-secondary institution. Proof of acceptance, academic transcripts, tax forms, and two recommendations is required.
Judith Heavenrich Memorial Scholarship - For the $1,500 scholarship, candidates must be single mothers, reside in Saginaw County, have missed college for two or more consecutive semesters, be returning for an associate or bachelor’s degree at an accredited Michigan college, and exhibit financial need.
Adobe Research Women in Technology Scholarship - Valued at $10,000, the Adobe Research Women in Technology Scholarship is granted annually to female undergraduate students who are enrolled full-time at accredited U.S. institutions with a declared major in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or another closely related field. Eligible women must submit a resume, academic transcripts, three references, four essay responses, and an optional 60-second video describing their dream technology career. Recipients also earn a one-year Creative Cloud subscription, Adobe Research mentor, and summer internship.
Moss Adams Foundation Scholarships - For single or stay-at-home mothers who are returning to school as re-entry juniors or seniors, the Moss Adams Foundation Scholarships are available for $1,000 through the Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA). Eligible women must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting, attend an accredited U.S. business school, display academic merit with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and exhibit financial need. There’s also the $1,000 Michele L. McDonald Memorial Scholarship.
Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Awards - Awards are given for $5,000 in honor of the first minority woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. For consideration, women must be at least 17, be raising minor custodial children, be pursuing their first associate or bachelor’s degree, enroll at an accredited, non-profit U.S. college, and have an annual family income less than $20,000.
PEO Continuing Education Scholarship - Founded in 1973, the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Sisterhood’s Continuing Education Scholarship can provide $3,000 to mothers needing financial assistance to return to school and complete a college degree or certification.
Shan Pynes Scholarship Fund - Awards several $1,000 scholarships for moms of multiple birth children who are seeking higher education.
Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards - $3,000, $5,000, and $10,000 annually to more than 1,200 women worldwide who provide the primary financial support for their children or other dependents. Eligible recipients must have economic need, be enrolled in vocational training or an undergraduate program, have overcome obstacles, and be motivated to achieve their career goals.
Women’s Independence Scholarship Program - To financially support women, particularly single mothers with young children, who have survived intimate partner abuse. Qualified candidates must have critical financial need, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, be accepted into an accredited college, have separated from their abuser for at least one year, and have sought help at a domestic violence agency for six months.