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Celebrate Women's History Month: Scholarships for Female High School Seniors


March 4, 2022
by Liz Montenegro
During the month of March we celebrate Women’s History Month! This celebration gives us the opportunity to recognize our country’s female trailblazers whose contributions and fight for gender equality have impacted today’s society in tremendous ways, benefiting women and girls nationwide and beyond.

During the month of March we celebrate Women’s History Month! This celebration gives us the opportunity to recognize our country’s female trailblazers whose contributions and fight for gender equality have impacted today’s society in tremendous ways, benefiting women and girls nationwide and beyond.

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According to the U.S. Department of State, “every year on March 8th, the United States joins the world in recognizing International Women’s Day by celebrating the leadership, strength, and courage of women and girls.” Now more than any other time in history, females have more opportunities to advance professionally and become the next generation’s leaders.

For many young women, the next big step toward building their future is earning their degree. If you know a current female high school senior, please share these scholarship opportunities with them so that they can be able to graduate and launch their career with little to no college debt!

Women in Transition Scholarship

Award Amount: $16,000

Deadline: April 30, 2022

Scholarship Description: This scholarship is designated for a woman who is the primary source of support for her family and is enrolling as an incoming freshman to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. It is awarded for up to $16,000 over four years and will be renewed annually upon completion of satisfactory course work as evidenced by a 3.0 GPA.

Southern Automotive Women’s Forum Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Deadline: March 20, 2022

Scholarship Description: This scholarship provides financial assistance to female high school seniors or graduates who are enrolled or enrolling in a STEM field at an accredited two-year technical program, four-year undergraduate program, or a graduate program with a 2.5 GPA. Preference is given to those interested in the automobile and mobility industry and who are located in the Southern states.

Building Cybersecurity Diversity Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Scholarship Description: This scholarship supports women pursuing a career in cybersecurity within the financial services industry. Scholarship sponsors provide mentorship, financial support and potential career opportunities to top-of-class women pursuing cybersecurity careers in financial services in the United States and globally.

The Women's Empowerment Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Scholarship Description: This scholarship was created to help power the movement of female leaders by inspiring and enabling women to pursue higher education. Scholarship recipients will have proven a commitment to academics, community service and extracurricular activities. Applicants must reside in or plan to attend school in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, or Maine and are currently enrolled or planning to enroll, as a student of an undergraduate or graduate program.

Calculated Genius STEMINIST Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Scholarship Description: The Calculated Genius STEMINIST Scholarship Program provides financial support to Chicago metropolitan area women pursuing college degrees in engineering. Applicant must be a female graduating high school student who is majoring in engineering in college, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and are a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or have active DACA status in the Chicago metropolitan area.

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