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Women's Resource Center Woman of Excellence Scholarship

Apply here by March 1, 2019. 

This scholarship will be awarded to students with financial need that can demonstrate how they have contributed to women’s affairs on Eastern Michigan University’s campus.

Scholarship Requirements:
1. Be a Junior or Senior to apply (56+ credits earned)
2. Have a 2.5 or better GPA
3. Demonstrate "financial need" as determined by the Eastern Michigan University Office of Financial Aid
4. Write a 500 - 750 word Personal Statement, answering the question: How have you contributed to women's affairs on campus? 5. Provide 1 Letter of Recommendation from a personal or professional reference that can speak to how you have contributed to women's affairs on campus.

Below is a brief list of scholarships through EMU and other organizations.

**National Conference for College Women Student Leaders 2019 Scholarship [.doc] - Due February 7, 2019**

EMU Financial Aid General Scholarships

Scholarships from the College of Arts and Sciences

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation scholarships

General Scholarships for Women

Scholarships for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Multicultural Scholarships

Scholarships For Women Over 25

  • Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund (35+): JRF provides opportunities for women nationwide to secure careers and break the cycle of poverty. Each scholarship recipient has a vision of how education will benefit herself, her family and her community. While the women come from diverse backgrounds, they are all united and motivated by their goal to succeed through education.
  • AARP Scholarship (50+): 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.

Scholarships for Mothers

  • Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation: The Foundation will offer five Education Support Awards of up to $2000 each to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing education or training. Education Support Awards may be used for direct school expenses or for living expenses while you are enrolled in an educational program.
  • Soroptimist (Women's Opportunity Awards): Through the program, clubs in 19 countries and territories assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills, and employment prospects.
  • Maeband Scholarship$500 scholarship. To be eligible, applicants must be a mom, or expectant mom, and a US citizen currently enrolled in an accredited American 2- or 4-year university or college, in any field. There is no major or minor requirement. Application due December 5, 2018.

Specialized Scholarships for Women

  • The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting: They awards scholarships to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels.
  • Society of Women Engineers: SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States and Mexico.

Women's Resource Center is part of Diversity & Community Involvement