Sunday, December 10, 2017

Checkout These 3 Important Scholarship Programs For Lower Income Women

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Nationwide - Women are leaders in business and technology, and their careers usually start with college education. Because of this, more and more programs are being created to help single moms and low income women attend and graduate from college.

Here are three excellent programs that every woman should know about:

#1 - Jeanette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund For Low Income Women: awards scholarships every year to low-income women who are 35 years of age or older. Named after Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress, the fund has awarded over $1.8 million in scholarships to over 700 women since 1978. The deadline is in March 2018. Apply now at

#2 - Women Techmakers Scholars Program: (formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship) open to female undergraduate seniors or female students enrolled in a graduate program and studying Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

 Students must attend college full-time and have a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Award recipients will receive a scholarship and an opportunity to attend the Google Scholars' Retreat in Mountain View, California. The deadline is December 2017. Apply now at

#3 - Distinguished Young Women Scholarships: open to young women across the nation. The scholarships can be either cash scholarships or college-granted scholarships.

Awards range from a one-year scholarship up to four year, renewable programs, and funds may be used for tuition, room and board, books, or other educational expenses. The deadline varies. Apply now at

To apply for hundreds of other scholarships for women (and men), visit

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