“This new program encourages young minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences. It provides financial aid and matches the student with a mentor in the same field who will offer guidance and support. This exchange will enhance the student’s experience and provide a view of the world ahead.”
The American Physical Society offers internships to sophomore and junior women with a majoring in chemistry, physics, materials science or engineering, computer science or engineering, chemical, electrical, mechanical engineering, or biology, if it has an emphasis on one of the other areas listed
“The Asian Women In Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders.”
Women in International Trade (WIT), provides and educational scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career in international development, international relations, international trade, International economics, or international business.
The next deadline, for Spring 2014, is 7/15/2013
The Google Anita Borg Scholarship is for current juniors/ rising female seniors who are studying computer engineering or computer science or a related technical field. Winners must maintain a GPA of at least 3.5 or above.
The deadline for this award is generally in February of each year.
This new program encourages young minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences. It provides financial aid and matches the student with a mentor in the same field who will offer guidance and support. This exchange will enhance the student’s experience and provide a view of the world ahead.
Award Amount: One or more awards totaling $6,000 will be given each summer for use during the next academic year (awards include AWG membership)
Application Deadline: June 30th
Application Criteria and Procedures
The applicant must be:
- A woman who is African-American, Hispanic, or Native American
- A full-time student who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in the geosciences (geology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, or earth science education) at an accredited college or university (high school students who will enter one of these fields during their freshman year may also apply)
- A contributor to the larger world community through her academic and personal strengths
- Download an application: MS Word (.doc)
- The application calls for a statement of academic and career goals, two letters of recommendation, high school and college transcripts, and SAT or ACT scores
- Winners may reapply for continuing support
- Questions? Please contact Christina Tapia (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Applications should be sent to the following address:
Association for Women Geoscientists Attn. Minority Scholarship 12000 N. Washington St., Suite 285 Thorton, Colorado 80241
Scholarships are funded by the AWG Foundation with generous support from ExxonMobil and individual donors
Deadline: Late march
The AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program is helping win back opportunity for low-income, 50-plus women by funding education, training, and skills upgrades that can lead to better employment and increased financial security for women and their families.
This scholarship cycle is over for this year and will reopen in February