Additional Funding and Scholarship Opportunities Not Found on the OCS/CARAT Website
1,000 Dream Scholarship
The 1,000 Dreams Scholarship provides one-time educational assistance for currently enrolled high school or college-aged women of up to $1,000. This scholarship is not for tuition, but rather expenses beyond the classroom and can include assistance for needs including but not exclusive to: educational conferences, instructional programs related to creative or artistic pursuits, graduate exam application fees, or textbooks. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Adobe Research Women in Technology Scholarship
One part of creating the best products is bringing a diverse group of people together. To bring more gender diversity to the technology industry, we are pleased to invite applications for the inaugural Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship. The Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship recognizes outstanding undergraduate female students anywhere in the world who are studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field. Applicants may not have a close relative working for Adobe Research. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
AFWM Ford Empowering America Scholarship
The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) and Ford Motor Company Fund are looking for female undergraduate or graduate students to make a short video profiling an influential and/or inspirational woman in their community or from the Ford Empowering America booklet. The winning applicant will receive a $3,000 and will also have the opportunity to create a video honoring one of the women from the Empowering America list or a woman from her own community. There is also a $2,000 prize for the runner-up.The winner, and her profiled individual, will also receive a $350 flight credit and a complimentary ticket to "Women In" event at the National Association of Broadcasters Conference in Las Vegas. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Asian Women In Business Scholarship
The Asian Women In Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female undergrads who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders.
AWMF & Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship
The AWM Foundation's partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund supports two female students based on an essay written on a suggested topic. Winning applicants will receive a scholarship of $2,000 each and get the opportunity to write four blog posts for AWM. Winners are invited to accept their scholarships live at the Gracies Luncheon in New York City. Winning applicants receive scholarships, made payable directly to each student's educational institute, in the name of Ford Motor Company Fund. Applicants must submit an essay on a suggested topic.
This scholarship opportunity is open to any female undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States. Those pursuing a media career in an area such as cable, television, radio, digital media, publishing, journalism, advertising, production, creative design, or others are especially encouraged to apply.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Geri Wolff Scholarship For Women in Computer Science or Design Degrees
The Digital Signage Federation established the Geri Wolff Scholarship Fund which awards a scholarship for a young woman who is committed to majoring in computer sciences as a way in which to interest them in choosing a career in the digital signage industry. Applicants must be a sophomore, junior or senior in college and demonstrate a commitment to a career in the field of computer sciences and specifically digital signage. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required as well. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship
The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to women studying business at the undergraduate level who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. Zonta International offers up to 32 scholarships of $1,000 each at the district/region level and 12 international scholarships in the amount of $7,000.
Applicants must be female students undertaking a business and/or business-related program at an accredited university/college/institute and must be enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a master's program at the time the application is submitted. Must submit verification of current enrollment with application materials, have achieved an outstanding academic record during their academic studies, including business-related subjects and must have demonstrated initiative, ambition, and commitment to pursuing a career in business. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
The Ventura County Chapter of The National Association of Women in Construction offers scholarships to students in our local educational institutions who may be interested in pursuing careers in the construction industry. Scholarships are available to all students, regardless of gender, in any area related to the construction industry. Scholarships have been awarded to students in architecture, construction management, trades and mechanical engineering.
Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship
Established by Peggy Traub and Phyllis Dicker, this fund encourages and supports LGBTQ women in their quest for higher education. The TDRS awards scholarships to students in two categories: 1) graduating high school seniors who plan on attending an accredited college or university; and, 2) already matriculated students in any year of study, including graduate school. Multiple scholarships between $1,500 and $3,000 will be awarded in and are nonrenewable. Who is eligible? As of 2007, the Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship is only available to women-identified students. Applicants must demonstrate their motivation to making a difference in the world and also have a history of academic excellence and community service.
WIIT Charitable Trust Scholarship Program
The WIIT Charitable Trust scholarship program is designed to provide financial assistance to further educational objectives of women who are interested in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business. A completed application includes a 3-5 page essay. Female students must be currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. university or college, either full-time or part-time; undergraduate and graduate students are eligible - undergraduates must be between 17 and 22 years old, and graduate students must be between 23 and 30 years old. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Women at Microsoft (WAM) Scholarship Fund
Microsoft is awarding scholarships to women interested in pursuing degrees in computer science and the like . To be eligible, students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program at a college or university in the US, Canada, or Mexico at the time of submission.
General Electric (GE)/LULAC Scholarship ($5000)
Applicants are U.S. citizens in the sophomore year of a business or engineering program that leads to a bachelor’s degree. Minimum GPA 3.25
Miller Coors National Scholarship ($3000/Renewable)
The world famous organization offers the scholarship to Hispanic students in their junior or senior year of studies working toward a degree in a number of studies that include business. Individuals must be a U.S. citizen and have a GPA of 3.0.
ALPFA Scholarship Program ($1,250 – $1,500 up to $10,000)
The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) sponsors the scholarships for students pursuing degrees in accounting, finance or other business related fields. Students must be Hispanic, U.S. citizens and have a GPA of 3.0.
Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarship
Award: $10,000 undergraduate/$15,000 graduate Application deadline: Varies
FWSF awards this scholarship to women in the San Francisco Bay Area pursuing careers in finance or financial services who are earning undergraduate or graduate degrees. In addition to the monetary award, recipients receive recognition at the organization’s annual luncheon, invitations to the Financial Woman of the Year Luncheon, associate-level membership, enrollment in the FWSF Mentorship Program and professional headshots.
APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women
Undergraduate females have the chance to win a paid, ten-week internship at one of three IBM locations. In addition to the pay, winners will receive a $2,500 grant and the opportunity to work with an IBM employee. The American Physical Society (APS) and extend the internship to sophomore and junior college women interested in pursuing a graduate degree in science or engineering.
The Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program
The Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited United States undergraduate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. They also award individual scholarships for freshmen through graduate students on an annual basis. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $20,000 each. The graduate application is open now and available through February 2012, and the freshman application will become available in March 2012.
Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding female students and encourages independent graduate level research in oceanography, marine biology, and maritime archaeology. This provides huge incentive for women studying these fields: a 12-month stipend of $30,000 for each student and an annual cost-of-education allowance of up to $12,000. In addition, master's students can be supported for up to two years and Doctoral students for up to four. Four scholarships are awarded each year, and applications will be accepted through Feb. 10, 2012.
RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications
This scholarship is open to Rhode Island students who are studying communications at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students must be from a minority group.
National Speakers Association Foundation Scholarship
This award is available for international and U.S. college juniors, seniors and/or graduate students with an interest to become a public speaker, regardless of major. Professional speakers and trainers, speech educators and those who want to or are using their speaking talents for improving the lives of others should apply for this award.
Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship
This scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending accredited institutions in the U.S. during the current year's spring, summer, or fall semesters. Students must submit an essay discussing the required topic relating to entrepreneurship.
Women in Need Scholarship
U.S. female students who are incoming, current, or re-entry juniors enrolled full time in an accounting program are eligible for this award. Students must be the sole source of support for themselves and their family. This may have been caused as a result of the death of a spouse, a divorce or other circumstances.
CREW Network Foundation Scholarship Program
This scholarship is available for female U.S. and Canadian students who will be college juniors or seniors in the following academic year and plan to pursue a career in commercial real estate. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must enroll full time.
Joe Perdue Scholarship
International and U.S. students who have completed their freshman year at time of application and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must enroll full time and plan to pursue a managerial career in the private club industry.
Anne Marie Brown Memorial Scholarship
This award is available to U.S. college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are studying journalism, marketing/communications, or healthcare administration. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated community service and leadership.
SILA Post Secondary College Scholarship
This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are majoring in insurance, finance/accounting, business administration, marketing, or education. Students must be enrolled in nine or more credit hours per term, or six or more hours if employed full time.
Robin M. Urbanski Scholarship
This scholarship is available for U.S. college juniors and seniors who are majoring in public relations, journalism, or a related field. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate a passion for pursuing a career in public relations.
Axia Public Relations Scholarship
This scholarship is available for undergraduate students majoring in public relations, communications, journalism, or a related field. Preference will be given to students who promote diversity in the profession, as well as students with residency ties to Florida, Georgia or Missouri.
Morgan Stanley Tribal Scholars Program
This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are American Indian or Alaskan Native with proof of enrollment or descendancy and have a declared major in business or a related field. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The foundation determines the award amount based on individual need.
The program is open to Available to high school students or graduates having U.S. citizenship and of African American, American Indian – Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American descent. Students must have a 3.3 GPA.