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Scholarship Resources

Note: Each of these sources should be checked as to their requirements for school accreditation prior to applying. Some foundations require specific types of accreditation that MCU may or may not have.

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.


Business and Professional Women’s Foundation

The Career Advancement Scholarship Program is for women who are advancing their careers or re-entering the workforce.

2012 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 293-1100

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   Email:


Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation

Available to women graduate students with physical disabilities who are in enrolled in college.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

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.


Home Builders Foundation/Association of Western, MA

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.
1900 L Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
(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.
124 N. Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 548-9688

The 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. 


New York

Regent’s Professional Opportunity Scholarship (once MCU becomes NYS approved)

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation

Gives educational support awards and small scholarships to low-income women, especially mothers, pursuing technical, undergraduate or graduate education.
PO Box 479
Honolulu, Hawaii 96809

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.


Holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest.

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.

Women’s Forum, Inc.

The Education Fund awards scholarships to women over age 35 living in New York City who are pursuing an undergraduate education.
6 East 39th Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 447-9107

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.
1709 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


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