Scholarships for Moms

In a perfect world, mothers would transition flawlessly from PTA meetings and dance recitals to conferences on synergy and the importance of SEO in one fell swoop. Reality check: We don’t live in a perfect world and for those mothers interested in competing in the corporate world, going back to school is a viable option. And while juggling college-level courses and a fussy baby is a stressful mix, you do have one thing working in your favor: bountiful scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship providers recognize the challenges mothers returning to school face and offer many scholarships and grants specifically for them. Check out some of the scholarship opportunities for mothers below; for more information on these and other awards, conduct a free college scholarship search on Scholarships.com today.

Beatrice F. Kroesche Fund Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
This award was established in 2011 by the Beatrice F. Kroesche Foundation. The scholarship is awarded to a single woman who is visually or hearing challenged, or a single mother who is in good academic standing and majoring in humanities or education. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

For more information, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program returns with a stronger focus on African American moms and their impact on the academic success of their teens. Building on the initiative's accomplishments, this year's program will offer up to 20 winners each a $5,000 scholarship and an invitation to the all-new Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy.

Aligning with his commitment to teen mentoring, Steve Harvey [...] More

Deanna Forbush Endowed Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The Deanna Forbush Endowed scholarship was established in 2007. This scholarship is awarded to single mothers who have strong academic records and plans to attend graduate school. Applicants must be enrolled full-time.

For more information, visit look at the Continuing Student Scholarships page on the Westminster College website. [...] More

Emerge Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
Emerge Scholarships Inc. (Emerge) has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships since its founding in 2001. While each year hundreds of applicants apply for the scholarships, we are only able to recognize a small number of winners. The selection committee is focused on identifying special women - non-traditional students whose education was delayed or interrupted, individuals with a vision to [...] More

Frances M. Dunn Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
The Frances M. Dunn Memorial Scholarship Funded by the children of Frances Dunn. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving non-traditional single mother in the IS program who is a sophomore, junior, or senior. Students who want to nominate themselves must have at least a 2.5 GPA and submit a letter of application and a resume to the committee. [...] More

Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Club Mary Joan Wolf Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Greater St Louis Mothers of Twins Club, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in February 1957 for educational, research, and social purposes. The organization offers two scholarships for multiple-birth students seeking initial enrollment in accredited post-high school education or training. The applicants must be from the St. Louis, MO-IL metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) including St [...] More

Judith Heavenrich Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Judith Heavenrich was born on Feb. 2, 1939, the oldest of three children born to Max and Ruth Heavenrich. As a young child Judith was stricken with polio but she never let that keep her from doing the activities she enjoyed most. This scholarship was established to assist single, low income mothers return to school to earn a degree or trade.

Qualifications:
-Saginaw County [...] More

Katherine A. Ellis Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The Katherine A. Ellis Scholarship was established in 2015 and is awarded to female accounting students. Preference is given to single mothers who have financial need. Applicants must be enrolled full-time.

For more information, visit look at the Continuing Student Scholarships page on the Westminster College website. [...] More

Marilyn Yetso Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults established the Marilyn Yetso Memorial Scholarship to support the financial needs of a college student who has lost a parent to cancer or has a parent with cancer and who displays financial need. This competitive award seeks to honor the spirit, energy, and determination that Marilyn displayed during her life, her love for her family and friends, and her [...] More

Michael S. and Jeffrey C. Hagler Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
ICF manages over 70 different scholarship funds – each customized according to the desires of the fund creator. Each has its own eligibility criteria, application requirements, and review process. Many have their own applications, deadlines, and eligibility requirements.

Eligibility for the Michael S. and Jeffrey C. Hagler Scholarship Fund:
-Planning to enroll in a degree-seeking program or [...] More

Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: August 01, Annually
Established in 2003, the Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation aims to carry on some of Congresswoman Mink's most ardent commitments: educational access, support, and opportunity for low-income women, especially mothers; and educational enrichment for children.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Must be a woman of at least 17 years of age
- [...] More

Scholarships for Single Mothers
Application Deadlines: November 09, Annually
The Law Office of Matthew Shrum is delighted to announce the offering of two annual* scholarships of $1,000 each for the benefit of single mothers who wish to continue their education. The scholarships will be paid to defray tuition costs at their chosen school.

The challenges associated with being a single mother can be significant. Childrearing, maintaining their household, and providing for [...] More

The Illinois Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 01, Annually
The Illinois Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc. is offering one $300 Scholarship based on need and four $100 scholarships chosen at random to any mother or father of multiples. Applicants must have completed coursework during the fall, winter, spring, or summer semesters. (Proof of course completion is required by September 1). Recipients of the scholarships will be asked to attend the [...] More

Tony and Ann Merritt Single Mother Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The Tony and Ann Merritt Single Mother Scholarship was established in 2013 by Ann Merritt. The scholarship is awarded to students who are single parents or were raised in a single parent household and have financial need. Applicants must be enrolled at least part-time.

For more information, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Last Edited: March 2016

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