Grants for Women
WLC Scholarship - United Way Women's Leadership Council - Form deadline April 1, 2013. Applicant must be female an a high school senior or first year technical school student. For more information, email Jodi Barnard atjodi.barn...@uwstark.org or call 330.491.9986.
Ruth Wolter Tuition Grant- This is a tuition grant for the mature woman who needs one year or less to complete her college degree. This is also available to graduates who need additional requirements for a specific type of employment, and to licensed nurses who need an additional year for a degree. http://www.collegeclubofcanton.org/
International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) - Criteria: Completion of high school education (diploma or GED); Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale or 80% on a 100% scale; Applied, accepted or currently attending an accredited university, college, junior college, community college, or technical/vocational school for the purposes of pursuing an administrative office professional career.
Florence Allen Scholarships - Awarded through by the BPW/OHIO Florence Allen Endowment Fund to provide Ohio women with the opportunity to achieve their full potential through education. Scholarship applications will be provided upon request via email for the attention of Holly Goodyear.
The College Club of Canton - Mature Woman's Tuition Grant - The purpose of this grant is to encourage a woman of The College Club Community who has completed three or more years of college to further her education to the degree necessary for her to work or volunteer in the community in one of the service, cultural, or educational fields.
- Katie Cerrone Chairperson 330.806.1644
- JoEllen Eberhart 330.454.9377
- Patrica Stayer 330.453.6727
- Elizabeth Jacobs 330.492.8289
Talbot's Women's Scholarship - Must be women currently residing in the United States, earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 1997, enrolled or planning to enroll in a full or part time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university, or vocational-technical school.
Women's Overseas Service League - Scholarship committee: Women's Overseas Service League, Box 7124, Washington DC 20044-7124
Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low Income Women - For low income women who are pursuing education or training are eligible to apply.
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Applicants must be a citizen of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. Several scholarships are available for different majors.
Women's Opportunity Award - Must meet the following criteria: A woman with primary financial responsibility for yourself and your dependents. Attending an undergraduate degree program or a vocational skills training program. Have financial need.
Jeannette Rankin Foundation - This scholarship has been formed to help woman attend college.
AARP Foundation - To be eligible for the scholarships the applicants must be female age 40 or over as of March 31, 2011, be able to demonstrate financial need, and be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school or training program within 6 months of the scholarship award date.
Junior League of Cleveland - Applicants must be women 17 years and older and their permanent residence must be in one of these Ohio counties: Ashtabula,Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina or Trumbull.
Wooster Branch for the American Association of University Women - This scholarship is available to female residents of Wayne County. It is for non-traditional students enrolled in or planning to enroll in a qualified undergraduate degree program. Applicants must be continuing an education that was interrupted for financial or family issues. It is not for first time college students directly out of high school, nor for graduate degrees.
Virginia Wagner Educational Award- Scholarship opportunity for women, presented by Soroptimist International of Canton/Stark County. Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Participant must be a resident of one of the Soroptimist Midwestern Region states. Applicants are judged according to several criteria, with an emphasis on effort toward education as follows: Effort toward education, Scholarship, Extra-Curricular Activities, Financial Need, and General Impression.