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, post-secondary institution recognized by the US Department of Education. If a scholarship deadline has passed, please check the respective scholarship’s website for an updated deadline.

ADHDAdvisor.org’s Quarterly Mental Health Scholarship for Women
Eligibility: A woman who prioritizes mental health. All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $500
Application Deadline: February 1, May 1, August 1, November 1
Website: https://www.adhdadvisor.org/adhd/online-diagnosis#scholarship

African American Scholarships
There are many scholarships for African Americans. Many corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies, associations, and organizations sponsor the scholarships. Some of them are current, and some of them are for the past years. We have compiled many African American scholarships in the guide linked below.
Website: https://www.onlinemasterscolleges.com/african-american-scholarships/

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.
Summer Deadline – July 1st
Winter Deadline – November 1st
Website: http://www.alpinerecoverylodge.com/scholarship/

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

Beauty + Wellness Scholarship
Provides financial assistance to female students who are leading healthy lifestyles. Students are asked to write a brief 500 word essay on their experiences maintaining health + wellness while enrolled in college. This is a quarterly $1000 scholarship offered September 30th,  January 1st,  March 31st,  and June 30th of every year.
Eligibility: Must be a female who is a graduating high school senior or current college undergraduate at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.
Website: https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

Bold.org Scholarship Website
This resource contains a variety of different scholarships, fellowships, and grants.
Website: http://bold.org/applicants

Book Lovers Scholarship
Eligibility: All college students who have a passion for reading books. | Amount: $500, awarded twice a year.
Next application deadline: 05/31/2024
Website: https://calvinrosser.com/scholarships/book-lovers/

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.
Website: https://www.midwifery.edu/diversity-scholarship-fund/

Career Test Scholarship
Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $1000
Application June 1
Website: https://www.jobtest.org/career-test#aptitude

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 http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-minorities/
Website: Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-hispanic-students/

Curtis Holloway Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Any high school student or undergraduate student at a four-year college who has lost a parent or lives in a single-parent household may apply for this scholarship. Amount: $1,500 Winners: 2
Application Deadline: May 16, 2024
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/curtis-holloway-memorial-scholarship/

DelightedCooking LGBTQ+ Awareness Scholarship
Eligibility: All LGBTQ+ identifying high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $1000
Application Deadline: July 15
Website: https://www.delightedcooking.com/#scholarship

Dylan’s Journey Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Any student with Neurofibromatosis (NF) and/or a learning disability of any variety. High school, undergraduate, and graduate school students are eligible to apply. Amount: $1,000 Winners: 1
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2025
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/dylans-journey-memorial-scholarship/

Elizabeth Schalk Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Any high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students are eligible to apply if they have a mental illness or have been impacted by mental illness in their family. Amount: $1,250 Winners: 2 winners
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2025
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/elizabeth-schalk-memorial-scholarship/

Gates Millennium Foundation
The Gates Scholarship will assist 300 applicants from at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American. The funds can fill the gap between Pell grants and all other aid to cover the entire costs of education.
Website: https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

HeySunday Eco-Warriors Scholarship
Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: December 1
Website: https://heysunday.com/products/our-best-selling-detergent-sheets?selling_plan=4751098143#scholars

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Hispanic scholarship fund awards $500 to $5,000 based on need. Eligible applicants are high school and college students of Hispanic heritage that meet academic achievement levels for GPA, enrolled in accredited institutions, and eligible resident of US.
Website: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

The HIV League Scholarship
The HIV League Scholarship is the only national scholarship for students living with HIV. It recognizes the immense potential of its scholars, and aims to build their knowledge, skills, and leadership.
Applications released on December 1st.
Website: http://www.hivleague.org/scholarship

HomeQuestionsAnswered Community Service Scholarship
Eligibility: Must have participated or currently engaged in community service activities. All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $500
Application Deadline: July 15
Website: https://www.homequestionsanswered.com/#scholarship

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
This program is open to all disciplines. Visit the website below to see if you qualify.
Website: https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/

KF&B Law Academic Scholarship
The members of KF&B remember how hard it was to pay for education to become the amazing lawyers they are today. Therefore, as a way to pay it forward to others, they have created the $1,000 KF&B Law Academic Scholarship, which is in its third year, to help one student lessen their financial burden from school. The scholarship is open to any high school senior, or any college student who isn’t in their final year. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the winner’s school’s financial aid department. The scholarship is open to any major, they do not have to be law students.
Submission deadline: August 1st.
Website: https://kfblaw.com/scholarship/

The Laundry Guru’s Annual Sustainable Business Scholarship
Eligibility: Business or Business related major. All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: May 1
Website: https://www.thelaundryguru.net/#scholarship

Learner’s Annual Mental Health Empowerment Scholarship
Eligibility: Faces mental health challenges and/or advocates for mental health awareness. All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $500
Application Deadline: July 1
Website: https://www.learner.com/math-tutoring/algebra-1

Learner’s Annual Online Learning Innovator Scholarship
Eligibility: Uses online platforms, tools, resources for further learning and knowledge. All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $500
Application Deadline: April 1
Website: https://www.learner.com/#scholarship

Learner Math Lover Scholarship
Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $500
Application Deadline: June 30
Website: https://www.learner.com/math-tutoring#scholarship

Live it Up’s Quarterly Women in Healthcare Scholarship
Eligibility: Women pursuing a degree in the healthcare field (public health, medicine, healthcare administration, nursing, etc.) All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $500
Application Deadline: May 1, August 1, November 1, February 1
Website: https://letsliveitup.com/blogs/supergreens/best-super-greens-powders#scholarship

Max Gorin Scholarship
Founded in 2021, the Max Gorin Scholarship was designed to award one lucky applicant $1,000 for their educational expenses. https://maxgorinscholarship.com/

Mental Health Importance Scholarship
Eligibility: Students who recognize the importance of mental health may apply to this scholarship. Amount: $1,000 Winners: 1
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2024
Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/mental-health-importance-scholarship/

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.
Application Deadlines: January 15, April 15, July 15, October 15
Website: https://www.nacpm.org/the-bigger-table-fund

National Leased Housing Association 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.
Application Deadline: April 12, 2024
Website: https://hudnlha.com/education-fund/

Need-Unlocking the Power of Education
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. Website:  https://www.needld.org/applications

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation
Each year the Foundation will offer five Education Support Awards of up to $5,000 each to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing education or training. Gives educational support awards and small scholarships to low-income women, especially mothers, pursuing technical, undergraduate or graduate education.
Application Deadline : August 1, 2024
Website: https://www.patsyminkfoundation.org/education-support-application

Pettable Mental Health Importance Scholarship
Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: November 1
Website: https://pettable.com/#scholarship

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.
Website: http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projects-and-philanthropies

Purdue University Global 45+ Scholarships for Minority Students
Dozens of scholarships are available for minorities in many different majors and fields of work. Some are targeted for specific minority groups, and some are available to all minorities. The list below is just a sample of the awards available to students.
Website: https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/student-life/scholarships-minority-students/

Scholarships4Moms
Scholarships4Moms was created by a group of mothers who wanted to help bring financial relief to moms looking to further their education. An education is key to helping families find the jobs they need in order to provide financial security for themselves and their little ones. With the help of our sponsor we’re delighted to give away $10,000 scholarships up to 5 times a year. To date, Scholarships4Moms and FCS have given away over $1.2 MILLION DOLLARS in scholarships!
Website:  http://scholarships4moms.net/

Scholarship Institute Women’s Leadership Scholarship
Eligibility: All female and female-identifying high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $500
Application Deadline: July 1
Website: https://scholarshipinstitute.org/best-online-sat-tutoring/#scholarship

SmartCapitalMind First Generation Scholarship
Eligibility: A first generation college student (meaning neither of their parents have obtained a four-year college degree). All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $500
Application Deadline: July 15
Website: https://www.smartcapitalmind.com/#scholarship

Study.com Scholarships
This website offers a variety of scholarships for several different student groups including transfer students, LGBTQIA+ students, and black students. Application deadlines are May 31st and November 1st.
Website:  https://study.com/resources/student-scholarships

Top Nutrition Coaching Annual Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship
Eligibility: Student of a military family (at least one parent has served in the U.S. military at some point) All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $500
Application Deadline: April 1
Website: https://www.topnutritioncoaching.com/blog/best-greens-powders#scholarship

Top Nutrition Coaching First-Gen Futures Quarterly Scholarship
Eligibility: A first generation college student (meaning neither of their parents have obtained a four-year college degree). All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $1000
Application Deadline: December 1, March 1, June 1, September 1
Website: https://www.topnutritioncoaching.com/nutritionists-near-me#scholarship

VeryVery’s Empowering Motherhood Annual Scholarship
Eligibility: A mother. All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: February 1
Website: https://www.veryvery.com/products/our-best-selling-extra-soft-diapers#scholarship

V Nutrition & Wellness LGTBQ+ Scholarship
Eligibility: All LGBTQ+ identifying high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $500
Application Deadline: July 1
Website: https://www.vnutritionandwellness.com/best-online-nutritionists/#scholarship

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. Applications open in January of each year.
Applications Open: September 1, 2024
Website: https://wispinc.org/new-applicant-eligibility/

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