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Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship Program - Offered by the Executive Women International organization, the Adult Students in Scholastic Transition Scholarship (ASIST) helps adults get the education they need to improve their careers. The scholarship can be used to obtain retraining to switch careers or pursue trade school.

Association of Zoos & Aquariums Scholarships - If you work for a zoo or aquarium, the Association of Zoos & Aquariums offers professional development courses, which range from animal management to organizational development.

Bloc Scholarships - Bloc is a technology boot camp that helps attendees develop skills in web and mobile development and user experience. Tuition can cost between $5,000 and $19,500, depending on the program you choose.

New Relic Diversity Scholarship: Women, military veterans, and minorities underrepresented in technology can receive a $500 partial scholarship.
Operation Code Scholarship: Military veterans qualify for this $1,000 partial scholarship.
Women Who Code Scholarship: Each month, Bloc chooses one female student for a $1,000 merit-based scholarship.

Certified Public Speaker Scholarship - The ability to speak in public is a prized skill that some employers look for in job applicants. Polishing your public speaking skills can help you progress in your career.

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education - The Philanthropic Educational Organization Program for Continuing Education offers one-time financial aid for women returning to school to support themselves and their families. Professional development grants can be as much as $3,000.

Thinkful Scholarship for Women and Military Veterans - Thinkful is a technology boot camp where you work one-on-one with a mentor to improve your skills in web development, data science and design.

Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship - For licensed hair stylists, the Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship – Advanced awards up to $4,850 to 10 stylists each year.

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While women outrank men in attending college with about a 55% representation they still lag behind their male counterparts in salaries for similar positions. It is this small part that we sincerely hope for equality across the board.

Scholarships For and About Women

American Association for Women in Community Colleges

AAWCC National Board Scholarship

AAWCC will award a $500 scholarship per Region to one student who meets the national board scholarship criteria. Scholarship application and all supplemental materials are due Monday, February 15, 2016 to your AAWCC Regional Director.  Your Regional Director’s contact information can be found online at  For the national board scholarship application information,

AAWCC Doctoral Scholarship

AAWCC is pleased to announce its annual $1500 doctoral scholarship for women who are interested in pursuing a doctoral degree.  The scholarship is restricted to women who have been or are employed full-time at any community college in the United States.  Preference will also be given to women who document completed coursework in community colleges.  The $1500 scholarship will be available through a competitive process.  Those interested should complete the scholarship application, along with the required supporting documents no later than Monday, February 15, 2016.  For more detailed information on the doctoral scholarship and to download the application,

LEADERS Institute Scholarship

The national board of AAWCC supports the advancement of community college women into leadership positions.  As a commitment to the mission, the Board will award a scholarship to a national AAWCC member who works at a community college to attend the LEADERS institute.  The AAWCC scholarship for LEADERS will include registration. Applications are due by Monday, February 15, 2016.  For more information on the LEADERS Institute Scholarship and to download application,

Executive Women of New Jersey's (EWNJ) Unique Graduate Merit Award Programming - For women in New Jersey pursuing advanced degrees at New Jersey universities or colleges. - Also called the EWNJ Graduate Merit Awards.

Real Estate Scholarship for Women

The WX Scholars Program encourages and supports bright and talented young women pursuing challenging careers in real estate and related professions in the New York metropolitan area. Since the program was launched in 2004, scholarships have been awarded to over 200 women at 14 schools totaling approximately $1 million. The WX Scholars Program is an initiative of the WX Charitable Fund, Ltd.

The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies - Women & Gender