Scholarships for Single Mothers

Are you a single mother who wants to go to school but can’t afford it? If so, here are some scholarships you may qualify for.

Sunshine Lady Foundation Scholarship Program

The Sunshine Lady Foundation Scholarship Program helps domestic violence victims to obtain their college degrees. Contact a participating domestic violence agency in your area. Visit the website link for more information.

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Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Single mothers who are studying abroad may qualify for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Students can receive as much as $5,000 and an additional $3,000 through the Gilman Critical Need Language Supplement. Federal Pell Grant recipients are eligible to apply for the Spring 2017 semester. Visit the website link for more information.

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

Apply for the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program if you are a low-income, fulltime student. You must be income eligible and meet their disadvantaged background criteria. Apply through your school’s financial aid office. Visit the website link for more information.

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

The NHSC Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) serves medical students who agree to work on NHSC-approved sites. View the program’s eligibility requirements and apply online. Visit the website link for more information or call 1-888-324-4392 for help with your application.

Deana Kendrick Foundation Scholarship

Kendrick Foundation, Inc. has medical scholarships for residents in Morgan County, Indiana. Maximum reward amounts are $15,000 per year for fulltime students. Visit the website link for more information and to download the necessary forms.

College of DuPage Foundation Single Parent Scholarship

Apply for the College of DuPage Foundation Single Parent Scholarship if you are enrolled at least part time at that school. The limit is $1,000 per year for eligible single parents who file for FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) first. Download the scholarship application form online and apply at the school’s financial aid office. Visit the website link for more information.

Linda Lael Miller Scholarship

The Linda Lael Miller Scholarship helps women currently enrolled in a higher education institution. Fill out the form online and mail it to the office in Oklahoma City. For questions, email nbpr@nancyberland.com or visit the website link for more information.

Women’s Independence Scholarships for Single Mothers

The Women’s Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) helps domestic violence victims achieve financial independence. They must be enrolled part or full time in a vocational school, college or university. If you are eligible, apply online or call (910) 397-7742 for further assistance. Visit the website link for more information.

Arkansas Scholarships for Single Mothers

The Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund is available to low-income single parents in Arkansas. Check your eligibility and apply online in the county where you live. Visit the website link for more information or to send a question through email.

Finding scholarships for single mothers is not hard nowadays. Many individuals and organizations are willing to lend a helping hand. See if you qualify and apply to the program that interests you.

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