Office of Nationally Competitive Awards (ONCA)

Awards Listings: Women and Study of Women and Gender

 

Undergraduate Study

    Description: ANSWER is a nonprofit that provides scholarships to mothers in the Charlotte region who are earning college degrees.

    Eligibility: Mothers of K-12 children who reside in local NC and SC counties and are enrolled as full-time degree-seeking students at an accredited college or university in the Charlotte region. Must be 25+ years old to apply.

    Information: ANSWER

    Deadline: February 1

    Description: Awards of $3,000 for women who are pursuing undergraduate or master's degrees in science, technology, engineering or math. Recipients must be admitted or enrolled in a an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S.

    Eligibility: Women majoring in a STEM subject at US-based colleges and universities.

    Application: BHW

    Deadline: March 15

    Description: The Diverse International Women Of Color Study Abroad Scholarship is intended to assist women of color who are exceptional in their studies and in need of financial assistance to study abroad.

    DIWC will award $500 scholarships to women of color who have been accepted to an In-Person Study Abroad Program.

    Eligibility:

    • Be a woman of color but not limited to Black or African-American, Native American, Hispanic/
    • Latina and Asian.
    • Must be a student and attend college or university in the United States.
    • Must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher.
    • Accepted to study abroad program (international internship is included).

    Deadline: April 15, 2024

    Information: DIWC

    Description: Award amount $10,000. Established to support women pursuing a career in live entertainment. Fields of study may include but not limited to: live event operations, production, music engineering and/or other related fields.

    Eligibility and Guidelines:

    • Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student with a declared major and enrolled at an accredited college or university at the time of award in the fall semester

    • Applicant must be pursuing a career in live entertainment. Field of study may include but not limited to: live event operations, production, music engineering and/or other related fields

    • Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

    • This is a one-time award to be paid directly to a qualified educational institution 

    Application: https://musicforwardfoundation.org/programs/scholarships/ 

    Deadline: Open to apply between February 13th and March 31st at 11:59 PM PST

    Description: Women in Public Finance maintains a scholarship program that provides an annual opportunity to receive an Award and Scholarship.

    InformationWPF


Graduate Study

    Description: One of the world's largest sources of funding exclusively for graduate women, the AAUW Educational Foundation supports aspiring scholars around the globe, teachers and activists in local communities, women at critical stages of their careers, and those pursuing professions where women are underrepresented. Fellowships and grants are available in a variety of programs, including post-doc, dissertation preparation, and short-term research publication grants; career development grants supporting master's degree, second bachelor's degree, and other training; fellowships for study in the professions; community action grants; graduate study for U.S. citizens; and the Eleanor Roosevelt award promoting education programs promoting equity for women and girls.

    Eligibility: AAUW programs are for women at various stages of their careers. See specific programs for details.

    Information: AAUW

    Deadline: Deadlines vary but range between November 15 and January 15

    Description: The fellowships are extended each year to a select number of students pursuing a graduate degree or those who have recently completed a master's, doctorate, or professional degree with a proven commitment to equity for women. Fellows gain practical policymaking experience and graduate credit as they work from January to August in Congressional offices.

    Eligibility: Students who currently are enrolled in a graduate program, or who have completed such a program within the past two years, are eligible for the fellowship. WCPI strongly recommends that applicants complete at least nine hours of graduate coursework before applying and display serious interest in research and policymaking relevant to issues affecting women and their families. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

    Information: Congressional Fellows

    Deadline: May 1

    Description: The Diverse International Women Of Color Study Abroad Scholarship is intended to assist women of color who are exceptional in their studies and in need of financial assistance to study abroad.

    DIWC will award $500 scholarships to women of color who have been accepted to an In-Person Study Abroad Program.

    Eligibility:

    • Be a woman of color but not limited to Black or African-American, Native American, Hispanic/
    • Latina and Asian.
    • Must be a student and attend college or university in the United States.
    • Must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher.
    • Accepted to study abroad program (international internship is included).

    Deadline: April 15, 2024

    Information: DIWC

    Description: NPSC offers a unique graduate fellowship in the physical sciences and related engineering fields. It is open to all U. S. Citizens, but with emphasis on recruitment of applications from historically underrepresented minorities and women. An NPSC Fellowship covers the first two or three years of graduate school, depending on the employer who sponsors the fellowship, with the possibility of continuation for several more years providing all the conditions of the fellowship continue to be met. The maximum duration is six years, in which case the overall value (stipend, tuition, fees, summer salary for two summers) of an NPSC fellowship typically well exceeds $200,000.

    Eligibility: NPSC welcomes applications from any qualified U.S. citizen who has the ability to pursue graduate work at an NPSC member institution. NPSC attempts to recruit a broad pool of applicants with special emphasis on underrepresented minorities and women. Applicants should be in one of the following categories: Be in your senior year with at least a 3.0/4.0 GPA; Be in your first year of a graduate program; Be in a terminal master's program (your university offers no Ph.D. in your discipline); Be returning from the workforce with no more than a master's degree

    Information: NPSC

    Deadline: October 15

    Description: The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. SWE Scholarships are only open to women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science. Awards range from $1000-10,000.

    Eligibility: The Society of Women Engineers Scholarship is only open to women. The applicant must be enrolled in or have graduated from a baccalaureate ABET/CSAB accredited engineering or computer science degree program, or the applicant is accepted for enrollment in a baccalaureate computer science program at an ABET approved school. Please go to www.abet.org for more information. The minimum GPA is 3.0/4.0 for upper class applicants. The applicant is not the current recipient of a renewable SWE Scholarship. The applicant must be a full time student, except for reentry applicants. In some cases, the applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the US. The applicant is not receiving full funding for education from another organization.

    Information: Women Engineers

    Deadline: Varies; please view specific opportunity on website.