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Scholarships for Women



In honor of Women's History Month, we would be highlighting 23 amazing scholarship opportunities available for women .

Check out these scholarships, fellowships and research programs currently open for applications.

Make sure to complete your application before the deadlines!


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The Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship recognizes outstanding female undergraduate and master’s students studying artificial intelligence/machine learning, data science, computer science or mobile/web development at North American universities (including Canada and Mexico).


Award: $10,000 with an opportunity to interview for an internship at Adobe and a creative cloud membership for one year.


Deadline: September 15


Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for the Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Identify as female.

  • Be a student currently enrolled as an undergraduate (2nd year or above) or masters student at a North American university for the academic year. First year undergraduate students are not eligible. Students must have completed at least one year of university education.

  • Intend to be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or masters student at a university for the academic year. Graduating students are not eligible.

  • Be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.

  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities.

  • Maintain a strong academic record.

  • Not have a relative working for Adobe.



Applications for the next Apple Entrepreneur Camp for Female Founders and Developers are now open. Apple Entrepreneur Camp consists of an immersive technology lab, as well as mentorship, education, and support.

of inspiring and ambitious leaders


Award: Selected organizations receive the following free of charge:

- One-on-one code-level guidance from Apple engineers

- Ongoing support from an Apple Developer representative for at least one year

- One year of membership in the Apple Developer Program

- Access to the Apple Entrepreneur Camp alumni network, a world-class group of inspiring and ambitious leaders


Deadline: March 3


Eligibility:

Applications are accepted from developers worldwide. To be eligible to apply:

  • Your organization must have:

  • A female founder, cofounder, or CEO;

  • A female developer proficient in Swift or Objective-C; and

  • A developed app or functional build that you can demo live.

  • You must be 18 years of age or older and proficient in English.

  • The female founder, cofounder, or CEO, the female developer, and additional developer or designer of any gender (if applicable) must be 18 years of age or older, proficient in English, and able to attend together for the entire duration of the program.


BHW Group Women in STEM Scholarship The Women In STEM Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate female students. You must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics to be eligible for this $3,000 award.


Award: $3,000


Deadline: April 15


Eligibility :

Women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics during the school year.



Gannett Fleming AEC Women's Scholarship The Gannett Fleming AEC Scholarship will be awarding an annual scholarship to a female undergraduate engineering (civil, environmental, electrical, mechanical), construction services, computer science, or architecture student who will use the scholarship for their sophomore or junior tuition, expenses, and fees.


Award: up to $5,000


Deadline: March 14


Eligibility:

Applicant must be:

  • A U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S.

  • A currently enrolled sophomore or junior in a full- or part-time civil, environmental, mechanical, electrical engineering, construction services, computer science, or architecture ABET-accredited program



(ISC)² WOMENS CYBERSECURITY SCHOLARSHIPS (ISC)² WOMEN’S SCHOLARSHIP will be awarding up to ten scholarships will be awarded. If selected each scholarship awardee will receive between $1,000 – $6,000.

These scholarships are to inspire women to join the ever-growing field of Information Security.

You may also wish to apply for the KnowBe4 Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship, (ISC)² Graduate Cybersecurity Scholarship, or (ISC)² Undergraduate Cybersecurity Scholarship, which are open to both women and men.


Award: between $1,000 - $6,000


Deadline: February 22


Eligibility:

  • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.”

  • You may be a senior in high school, an undergraduate student, graduate or post graduate student to be eligible.

  • GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).

  • You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required).

  • May be attending on campus or online.

  • May be attending full time or part time

  • May be attending in the US or Internationally

  • You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.

  • If awarded: the funds will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books.


Last Mile Education Fund collaborates with investors and partners to fill critical financial gaps for post-secondary students pursuing tech and engineering degrees. Awards are made available on a first-come, first-served basis, and are subject to review by the Last Mile Education Fund and our investment partners..


Award: up to $10,000


Deadline: Rolling Basis


Eligibility:

Specific criteria varies by fund, but typically we support students who:

  • Identify as women or non-binary.

  • Demonstrate low-income status, ineligibility for US Federal student aid, or evidence of financial need.

  • Currently in pursuit of an undergraduate computing-related degree at an accredited 2 or 4-year institution of higher education in the U.S. Eligible degrees are detailed in the application.

  • Are within 4 semesters of degree completion (Juniors and Seniors).

  • Currently located in the United States.

  • Experiencing a financial obstacle that is a threat to continued progress towards your computing degree.

  • Members of Affiliate Partner organizations and alumnae of computing talent pipeline programs and groups are encouraged to apply.


The *Lift Up Our Voices* Scholarship is awarding $3500 to female-identifying high School students in the field of music composition.


Award:$3,500


Deadline : May 15


Eligibility:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 ( on a 4.0 scale)

  • Intent on pursuing a degree in music at the undergraduate level.

  • Must be a female-identifying student or a student of color to qualify for the scholarship.

  • Will be an entering college freshman and intends to be a full-time undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited educational institution of higher education

  • Demonstrate talent in music and composition by submitting representative musical works


L'Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program is awarding five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations.


Award: up to $60,000


Deadline: January 29


Eligibility:

Specific criteria varies by fund, but typically we support students who:

  • Candidates must have completed their PhD and have started in their postdoctoral research position by the application deadline.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply.



The Mary Roberson Malrey “Pursue Your Dreams” Scholarship will be awarded to one student each academic year. The scholarship is valued up to $4,000.00. The recipient will be awarded $500 eight (8) consecutive semesters. The scholarship recipient will be notified in writing via email .


Award: $4,000


Deadline: March 20


Eligibility:

● Must be a graduating senior from High School.

● Must be a U.S. Citizen

● Have a minimum 2.50 GPA in high school on a 4.00 scale grading scale.

● Proof of completion of a minimum of 10 hours of community service.

● Three letters of reference to include:

- at least one from an academic reference, attesting to the applicant’s character, leadership ability,and academic ability.

- 2 letters from non-relatives.

● Must plan to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational school.

● May choose to use their ACT score or SAT score for additional consideration. Unofficial copies are

acceptable.


The Building Opportunities for Sistas to Shine Scholarship (B.O.S.S.) aims to make racial equality a reality by helping outstanding Black cis or transgender female students achieve their dreams to continue their education.

Each year, The MGAM Scholarship Foundation will provide two cis or transgender female students that have been accepted to, and will attend, a 2-year or 4-year college or university or a technology/vocational school with no less than $1,000 in financial support to aid them in achieving their dream of continuing their education.


Award: up to $1,000


Deadline: March 31


Eligibility:

To be considered for a B.O.S.S. Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Cis or Transgender female

  • At least one parent of African descent (e.g., African-American, African, Black Caribbean, Afro-Latina)

  • Graduating High School Senior

  • Have been accepted at a two- or four-year college/university, or accepted at a vocational/technical school and plan to attend school in the fall of your high-school graduation year

  • Legal U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • Less than 20 years of age

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (based on a 4.0 scale)


Nutanix Heart Women In Technology Scholarship. Nutanix ♥heart Women in Technology Scholarships is now LIVE! They are offering twelve (12)scholarships to female students in the United States, France, Netherland, India and Serbia who want to apply their love of technology to make a positive impact on the industry and planet.


Award: range up to $7,500


Deadline : May 13


Eligibility :

  • Full-time female* undergraduate or graduate student during the school year

  • Pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering and computer science or software engineering

  • Attending school in the US, France, Netherlands, India or Serbia -Minimum 3.5 GPA in countries that utilize GPA scoring

  • Demonstrates strong leadership and communication skills


Palantir Women in Technology Scholarship Palantir is awarding scholarships as well as fellowships to female students majoring in computer science , software engineering or a closely related technical field at an accredited U.S, Canadian or mexican college/university.


Award : $7,000


Deadline: March 17


Eligibility:

The Women In Technology Scholarship (North America) is open to students who:

  • Are undergraduate students actively enrolled in an accredited U.S., Canadian or Mexican college/university during the academic years that the scholarship is awarded, i.e. you must be enrolled in both the current and upcoming academic years

  • Are a freshman, sophomore, or junior who are majoring in or plan to major in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field

  • Have not been a Palantir scholarship recipient in the past

  • Identify as women


Society of Women Engineers Scholarship SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to undergraduate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. Scholarships are typically awarded in May (sophomore, junior, senior and graduate students) and July (freshmen and reentry students) for use during the following academic year. Recipients are notified when they are awarded, and are announced to SWE members in September.


Award: Range from $1,000 to $16,000 each


Deadline: May 1


Eligibility:

  • All SWE Scholarship applicants must be planning to attend a school with ABET-accredited programs.

  • Undergraduate and community college applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.

  • Masters and PhD candidates must be enrolled or accepted at a school with ABET-accredited programs in engineering, computing, or technology.


Toptal Scholarships for Women Toptal® is awarding $10,000 and a year of mentorship to five future female leaders who want to change the world.


Award: $10,000


Deadline: Varies by location.



TriWiSTEM Launch Scholarship program. TriWiSTEM is now accepting applications for their Launch Scholarship program.

The Launch Scholarship is a one-time cash award of $2500 designed to assist a graduating college woman in STEM launch her career at an RTP based company or research institution. Two scholarships will be awarded.



Award: $2,500


Deadline: March 26


Eligibility:

  • Graduating college students earning a BA/BS or advanced degree in a STEM field .

  • Plus a candidate that has accepted an employment offer to start a full time STEM-related position with an RTP based company.

  • Special attention will be paid to candidates who have demonstrated support for women in STEM initiatives.


Western Digital Scholarship Program Western Digital remains committed to awarding scholarships to encourage and assist students whose educational opportunities will be expanded by financial assistance. Western Digital scholarships are one-time awards. The maximum award per recipient is $5,000 USD with a lifetime maximum of two awards.


Award: up to $5,000


Deadline: March 24


Eligibility:

Specific criteria varies by fund, but typically we support students who:

  • Undergraduate student enrolled (or plan to be enrolled) on a full-time basis at an accredited four-year college/university for the entire upcoming academic year.

  • Additionally, preference will be given to students with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent)


The Women's Western Scholarships is awarding scholarships valued at $10,000 to female high school seniors and will be payable over four years of undergraduate studies.


Award : $10,000


Deadline : March 5


Eligibility:

  • A woman high school senior and meet the following requirements:

  • Active participant in the sport of golf (golf ability is not a criterion for selection)

  • Have a 3.5 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale

  • Be outstanding in character, integrity and leadership

  • Require financial assistance to attend a four year college



ZONTA 2021 Women in Technology scholarship will award up to 20 scholarships of US$8,000 each to women pursuing an information Technology (IT) degree at an accredited university/college/institute. The applicant must submit a completed application, a personal statement of up to 1,000 words, unofficial transcript from the undergraduate school, and two letters of recommendation through the online application form. All submissions must be received by the deadline date.


Award: $8,000


Deadline : October 15


Eligibility:

  • Women of any age and nationality, pursuing an information technology (IT) degree at an accredited university/college/institute, who demonstrate an outstanding academic record during their academic studies, including information technology subjects.

  • Students must be enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a post graduate program at the time the application is submitted.



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