Black Education / Schools : Top 15 Little-Known Scholarships For Women and Girls in 2015/2016

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    Top 15 Little-Known Scholarships For Women and Girls in 2015/2016


    Nationwide — Every year, billions of dollars in scholarships are given away to students all over the world. These scholarships can be used to pay for college tuition, boarding, books, and more. Every scholarship has different criteria to be eligible, but all are not required to be repaid as long as the scholar continues to meet the guidelines.

    Here are the top 15 scholarship programs for women and girls in the year 2015:

    #1 – Executive Women International Scholarship Program: Offers scholarships to both male and female outstanding high school seniors who plan to pursue a four-year college degree program. Scholarships are based on academics, extracurricular activities, leadership and communication skills.

    #2 – Linda Lael Miller Scholarships for Women: For women age 25 or older who want to complete their education. Candidates must complete a 500-word essay that explains the reasons for applying for the scholarship, how the funds will be used, and how the scholarship award will help them with their education and career goals.

    #3 – Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships: For women pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in the areas of engineering, engineering technology and computer science. Female students must be attending accredited colleges or universities and preparing for careers in technical fields.

    #4 – Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship: Named after Joe Francis (1933-1994), the founder of several hair care franchises, this scholarship is for women (and men) applying for entrance into Cosmetology/Barber School, OR actively enrolled in a Cosmetology/Barber program. An application must be submitted, as well as a one-page essay, and one or two letters or recommendation.

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