Scholarship for African American Women, 2013
Scholarship for African American Women to pursue their Undergraduate, Graduate, Master’s and Doctoral Degree.
Scholarship programs are put in place to help students, desirous of studying, complete their studies without having to worry about how to fund their studies. All kinds of scholarship programs are in existence that helps students to go back to school /colleges, finish their degree and get moving with their life and career.
There are certain scholarships that only targets certain demographic groups such as scholarship programs for African-American women. By taking advantage of these group specific scholarships, African-American women can take this opportunity to study and build their career, so they can build a financially secure future for themselves.
In this article, we will be exploring some of the scholarship options for Afro-American women students have at their disposal:
The National Scholarship: This program helps out African-American high school students, who want to continue their studies at some accredited college/university. But applicants are required to meet all the eligibility criteria to qualify for this scholarship, failing to follow through with all the guidelines can result in disregarded application. Also, all application must be received by 1, March every year and applicant must be studying in high school at the time of applying for this program. You can find an application form for this scholarship on website of The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs website .
Dr. Julianne Malveaux Scholarship: is reserved only for African-American women. Anyone female, who’s currently enrolled into an accredited college/university in need of financial help for her studies, can apply. Before applying, know this that this scholarship is granted to only those students who are studying economics, journalism or fields related to just mentioned subjects. Application must be submitted by 1, March of every year and don’t forget to fulfill all the eligibility requirements, so you qualify for the scholarship. Applicants can get forms from the website of The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc.
The AARP Foundation: is another excellent source of scholarship and women over the age of 40, desirous of continuing their studies can apply. But remember, this scholarship is strictly for women in low income group or with limited resources. After getting the scholarship, applicants are required to enroll into a college/university within six months.
The Jeannete Rankin Foundation: is also an amazing program that grants scholarships to women with lower income. Applicants must be able to demonstrate how obtaining education will help them better their and their families’ life. Applicants must be 35 or older and deadline is in March. Applicants are also required to attach an easy with their application form.
2013 Costco Scholarship: The Costco Scholarship is open to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of $6,200 for the 2013-2014 academic school year, which will be used to cover the costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks purchased from member schools. The funds are applied in the fall and spring semesters at $3,100 per semester. The TMCF scholarship application process is open to all classifications of students seeking financial assistance for the 2013-2014 academic school year.
2013 Lowes Spring ACCESS Scholarship: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Lowes are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending one of the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. The Spring ACCESS Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selected scholars will receive a spring semester merit scholarship of $3,100 (or less based on their account balance), which can be used to cover the costs of tuition and fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks purchased from member schools. Students must meet the following minimum criteria to apply for the award:
2013 National Hockey League Scholarship: The TMCF scholarship application process is open to incoming freshman students seeking financial assistance for the 2013-2014 academic school year. The scholarship process is competitive; therefore, students are advised to submit quality work reflective of notable accomplishments. Applicants are further advised to review eligibility requirements closely as they often vary. Before applying for a TMCF scholarship, students are encouraged to review the FAQ Page.
2013 Spouses Education Scholarship: This award is for students of all majors who are preparing to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time or are current full-time students in good academic standing at an accredited college or university. To be eligible, you must have a GPA of at least 2.5, exhibit leadership ability, and participate in community service activities.
CBCF Louis Stokes Health Scholars Program: This award will be given to 10 students who plan to enroll or are already enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree program at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or technical school during the 2013-14 academic year. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, be studying a health-related field, and be a U.S. citizen or legal/permanent U.S. resident.
Above mentioned programs are only few examples of scholarship programs at disposal of African-American women. Most importantly, apply for a scholarship programs is not a cake walk as one has to prove herself worth getting a scholarship. You should be better prepared to win it if you really want to improve your life and career.
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