Happy Women’s History Month! March is a time to celebrate women’s enormous contributions to United States history. Of course, we at Scholly celebrate women’s incredible accomplishments all year. But we thought this would be a great opportunity to share a few of our favorite scholarships for women!

Below are the highlights about some amazing scholarships for women that we think you’ll love. A couple have deadlines approaching, so don’t miss out!

Click on the name of the scholarship for more information.

(And pssst… you’ll notice that some of these scholarships require essays. Check out our 2020 guide on how to write a scholarship essay that will help you win big!)

Our Top Picks: Scholarships for Women Students

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

Amount: Amounts vary, but last year, SWE awarded 260 new and renewed scholarships totaling over $810,000.

Due Date: May 1, 2020 (for Freshman college students only)

Quick Facts: Society of Women Engineers has championed for women’s success in engineering and technology for over 70 years; providing scholarships is just one of the many ways they advocate for women in the field.

  • This scholarship is open to all woman-identifying students in community college, bachelors, or masters programs in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science.
  • You will need to include reference letters, due May 8.
  • SWE members and non-members are eligible for this scholarship.

Women in Computing Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Due Date: April 1, 2020

Quick Facts: To assist with dramatically rising costs of education, Leadview by Dotcom-Monitor offers a scholarship opportunity to female students studying computing.

  • To qualify, you will need to be a current, full-time, female student in an undergraduate program in the United States or Canada.
  • You must have completed at least one year (or declared your major) in computer engineering or a similar field.
  • You’ll need to answer a series of 3 short (500 word max) essay questions.

Empowering Women in Law Scholarship

Amount: $1,500

Due Date: May 31, 2020

Quick Facts: The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia encourages achievement and leadership in the field of law and is open to women who are currently attending law school.

  • Applicants must have completed at least one semester of law school and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • This scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic achievement, extracurricular and community activities, leadership abilities, and financial need.
  • Letters of recommendation and resumes aren’t required but are strongly recommended.

The Rosemary Quigley Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Up to $2,000

Due Date: June 5, 2020

Quick Facts: This scholarship is funded by the Boomer Esiason Foundation, which supports those with cystic fibrosis. It is awarded to “a remarkable woman who achieved her personal, educational, and professional ambitions in spite of the constant presence of cystic fibrosis in her life.”

  • To be eligible, you must be diagnosed with cystic fibrosis and pursuing and undergraduate or graduate degree. You must also demonstrate your commitment to living life fully despite your diagnosis.
  • You’ll need to provide an application packet including a letter from a doctor, your parents’ W2s, your transcripts, a breakdown of educational costs, and a photo.
  • Finalists will be selected for telephone interviews.

ABC Wildlife Control & Prevention Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Due Date: July 1, 2020

Quick Facts: This annual scholarship is awarded by ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention, an organization that humanely helps eliminate disturbances caused by animals including but not limited to: raccoons, skunks, squirrels, insects, etc.

  • This scholarship is open to women who are currently studying or plan to study the sciences (excluding the social sciences).
  • You must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • You are required to complete a 1,000 word essay on why you’re passionate about studying science and how you will use your education to alleviate human suffering.

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