Eligibility: Student who is currently involved in some sport at an institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a woman, a U.S. Citizen, and age 35 or older. Applicant must be low-income (financial guidelines are available on the application packet), enrolled in, or accepted to, an accredited school, and pursuing a technical/vocational education, an associate's degree, or a first bachelor's degree.
Contact: The Jeannette Rankin Foundation, P.O. Box 6653, Athens, GA 30604; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility: Must be a female head of the household, with primary financial responsibility supporting you family (including children, a spouse and parents). Must be attending, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. Note: Previous recipients of the award and students that already have an undergraduate degree are ineligible to apply.
Apply: Applications can be downloaded from:www.soroptimist.org
Contact: Shirley Smith, Phone: (515) 281-7817 email: email@example.com
Eligibility: Must be women currently residing in the United States or Canada, earned a high school diploma or a GED, be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full or part-time undergraduate course pf study at an accredited two or four year college, university, vocational-technical school, have at least two semesters (24 credit hours or more) remaining to complete an undergraduate degree as of the beginning of the upcoming academic term.
Apply: Applications can be downloaded off Talbot's website: www.talbotsinc.com/brands/talbots/charitable.asp
Contact: Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund, Scholarship America, One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297, Saint Peter, MN, 56082, Phone: (507) 931-1682
Eligibility: The Wal-Mart Higher REACH Scholarship is open to non-traditional students who have been employed by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. for at least one year as of February 1. You must have been out of high school for at least one year in order to qualify. Selection will also be determined by financial need, academic record, an essay, and job performance appraisal.
Apply: Scholarship applications are available from the Wal-Mart and Sam's Club personnel manager.
Contact: 1-800-914-8385 or http://www.walmartfoundation.org/wmstore/goodworks/scripts/index.jsp