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Scholarship Resources

Note: Each of these sources should be checked as to their requirements for school accreditation prior to applying. Midwives College of Utah is a Title IV eligible, accredited, postsecondary institution recognized by the US Department of Education.

AlcoRehab awards $6,000 in scholarships each year to three students who share their vision on the dangers of alcohol abuse and addiction. The Alcohol Addiction Awareness essay contest is available to undergraduate and graduate students.

Alpine Recovery Lodge
Offers a bi-annual $1,000 scholarship essay contest with the topic “How addiction has directly affected you.” Applicant must be a resident of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona or Nevada.

American Association of University Women
Offers fellowships, scholarships, and awards for undergraduate and graduate students. For more information, visit their website.

American Indian Graduate Center
Fellowships for American Indians and Alaska Natives who are pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree as a full-time student.
Website: (click “Graduate Fellowships under Scholarships tab”)

Briana Blackwelder MCU Equal Access Scholarship Fund (An MCU Scholarship)
Briana Blackwelder is an MCU graduate and friend of MCU who left this earth at the tender age of 28.  In honor of Briana’s wisdom and personal philosophy, this scholarship provides tuition to women from underrepresented communities desiring an education in midwifery at Midwives College of Utah.

Center for Online Education: Financial Aid for Minorities
The Center for Online Education seeks to connect minority students with financial aid by providing scholarship and financial aid education and resources specifically developed for minorities and Hispanic students.
Website: Financial Aid & Scholarships for Minority Students
Website: Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students

The Community Foundation of Utah
The Community Foundation of Utah provides scholarships to students who reside in the state of Utah. Scholarships include funding for parents or legal guardians of a child with a disability, for students with a parent who is or has been incarcerated, and for students who have demonstrated leadership in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) rights movement. See Utah CF’s website for a complete list of scholarship opportunities.
(801) 559-3005

Coupon Marathon Scholarship
In order to encourage students to go further in gaining knowledge of all fields, contributing to the development of their own country, Coupon Marathon delightedly offers a $3000 Coupon Marathon Scholarship to students all over the world from US, UK, Canada, etc. One college student will receive $3000 scholarship that can be used for tuition, supplies, books or board at the college or university of the student. Our mission is to help people who are in need to save. 

Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Program
Cogniizant believes in the power and potential of entrepreneurs, and we would like to support the budding entrepreneurs by providing them a leg up on their entrepreneurial journey. To do so we have started $500 Cogniizant Young Entrepreneur Scholarship, this is open to budding entrepreneurs across the world. This scholarship is open to all students, who are 18+ years of age and are enrolled in School/College for the year 2017 anywhere in the world.

Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation
Available to women graduate students with physical disabilities who are in enrolled in college.

Future of Healthcare Communications
MDsyncNET just announced a “Future of Healthcare Communications” $1000 Video Scholarship.  Any student who is interested in pursuing a health science or medical related course is eligible for the $1000 scholarship.

Healthline and NORD
Healthline and NORD are teaming up to launch the 2018 Stronger Scholarship, a program that aims to empower college students making a positive impact on rare and/or chronic diseases. Four applicants will be granted a $5,000 scholarship each to pursue their efforts in helping individuals with these conditions—either through research, patient advocacy, raising awareness, or community building. Website:

  • Application period: March 1 – May 1, 2018
  • Funds distributed August 2018
  • Eligibility
    • Enrolled in an accredited U.S. program for Fall 2017
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA from most recent transcript
    • Demonstrate leadership and community involvement
    • Demonstrate a connection to rare and/or chronic disease

Hispanic Heritage
Scholarships for students of Hispanic heritage, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who are enrolled in a full-time graduate program at an accredited institution.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
This program is open to all disciplines.

NACPM Bigger Table Fund for NARM Exam and Licensing Fees
NACPM’s Bigger Table Fund will provide scholarships for student midwives of color, indigenous and/or LGBTQ student midwives for the initial NARM examination fee, the fee for retaking the NARM examination when needed, and state licensure fees.  Funds will be distributed quarterly, according to a lottery system, with $3,000 available per cycle. The maximum individual award is $1,000.  We invite you to apply to the Bigger Table Fund. You also can access the application on the NACPM website.

Deadlines for 2018: November 15, 2018 Application Deadline for Fall 2018 Scholarship Cycle; December 1, 2018: Notifications of Scholarship Recipients Announced

National Leased Housing Assoc. Education Fund
Scholarships are awarded to residents of federally assisted low-income housing properties or recipients of Section 8 voucher assistance that demonstrate both merit and need.
(202) 785-8888

National Pathfinder Scholarship
Support provided by National Federation of Republican Women for undergraduate sophomore, juniors and seniors, as well as students enrolled in a master’s degree program.
(703) 548-9688

Need-Unlocking the Power of Education
The NEED Scholarship Fund will provide funding in 2017-2018 to help meet last dollar needs of low-income African American students through the Unmet NEED Grant Program. These grants are intended to supplement the financial aid package, not replace aid students have been granted via other scholarships, grants, and loans.

To be eligible to apply to the Unmet NEED program, the student must be a resident of Pennsylvania in one of the following counties for one year prior to entering a school or college: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Washington or Westmoreland.

Net Lender
The Net Lender Car Title Loans understands the need for making education accessible to all in this country. Every year, TNL Car Title loans offers five $1,000 scholarships to students who show a willingness to advance their educational goals. 

To encourage students and families throughout America to spend more time outdoors, we have created the Outdoor Stack’s Annual Financial Aid Program for students enrolled in Full-Time, Part-Time or Online education courses. One passionate individual will receive a $1500 award, for applying and expressing their interest in the subject.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation
Gives educational support awards and small scholarships to low-income women, especially mothers, pursuing technical, undergraduate or graduate education.

Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.)
Offers several need-based and merit-based scholarships for high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students, ranging from $2,500 to $12,500.

Pick Gears Reward Scholarship
In an attempt to make things easier for students,  we are trying to help students of all areas, and we are happy to announce bi-yearly (July-December) scholarships reward naming “ Reward” for students who are currently attending or planning to attend college/ university in the coming future. In order to apply, applicants must submit a 1500+ word essay on the following topic:
“What is the best thing about camping?”
Deadline is December 21, 2018

Talbots Women’s Scholarship Fund
Scholarship awards are based primarily on financial need and previous achievement for women who earned their high school diploma or GED at least 10 years ago.

TekhniQ Scholarship
Our TekhniQs Scholarship Program is open to every student who is interested and talented. The TekhniQs Scholarship program is based on merit to encourage talented students. TekhniQs awards $1500 annually to one student per year as a first prize; please check the Rewards section for more information about the second and third prize.  
Holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest.

Women’s Excellence in Education Scholarship
Volt Lighting is proud to offer its first scholarship specifically for wom888888en! This $400 scholarship is offered bi-annually to women residing all across the United States.

Women’s Independence Scholarship Program
Funds for survivors of partner abuse who are in school to achieve the financial stability necessary for independence and self-sufficiency.
The Sunshine Lady Foundation, Inc.
(866) 255-7742

Women’s Opportunity Awards (Soroptimist International for the Americas)
Scholarships for women in college who are heads of their household.
(215) 893-9000

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