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Explainer Series: 5 Scholarships that should interest every young female Student

Female students have been regarded as educationally disadvantaged people, especially in underdeveloped countries and developing nations. 

To arrest this situation, international organizations, educational institutions, and philanthropists have taken up the task to offers scholarships to female students.

Scholarships can make a college education substantially less expensive since they do not need to be paid back.

There are hundreds of scholarships specifically for women interested in starting or continuing higher education, including scholarships for women in STEM, scholarships for moms and more. Here we look at 5 Scholarships that should interest every young female Student in 2022

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How female students can find scholarships

Before we go into the 5 available scholarships for female students, let me share a tip on how to search for scholarships.   When it comes to finding scholarships for women, it’s important to utilize every resource available. This includes:

The scholarship region website has over the years dedicated resources to help research on available scholarships for students across the globe

At Scholarship Region, we keep track of Scholarship opportunities around the world to inform and remind you whenever its available. We share a lot of opportunities in our WhatsApp group, join the group using THIS LINK to explore these opportunities.

Several scholarship opportunities are ongoing in Europe, USA, UK and Canada to explore. Here are some ongoing scholarships you should check out;


Cambridge Trust Scholarships For International Students

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University Of Pittsburg Heinz Fellowship

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Aziz Foundation Scholarship

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Abdulkabir Aliu Foundation

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5 Scholarships that should interest every young female Students

1. WAAW Foundation Annual Scholarship Program

WAAW Foundation Annual Scholarship Program aims to support undergraduate African Female Students studying any Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related course at any African university.

Amount: $500
Deadline: November 12, 2022
Apply here:  https://www.scholarshipregion.com/apply-waaw-foundation-scholarship-for-female-african-students/

2. Agency-nominated commonwealth Masters scholarship Program

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) provides the UK
government scholarship scheme led by international development objectives. It
operates within the framework of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) and offers a vivid demonstration of the UK’s enduring commitment to the Commonwealth.

One of the NGO that can nominate for the commonwealth scholarship is the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) which is expected to nominate females for the commonwealth scholarship 

Amount: Full Scholarship | £1,516 Monthly Stipend | Airfare Tickets | Accommodation  
Deadline: October 18, 2022
Apply here: https://www.scholarshipregion.com/study-in-uk-2023-commonwealth-masters-scholarships-for-developing-countries-fully-funded/

3. AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships

The American Association of University Women offers several fellowship and grant opportunities. Its Selected Professions Fellowships specifically cater to women who are pursuing a master’s program in architecture, computer science, engineering and mathematics. Fellowships for an MBA, law degree or doctorate in medicine are also available to women of color. Candidates will be selected based on a number of criteria, including academic excellence, financial need and a commitment to “education and equity” for women and girls.

Amount: $20,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2022
Apply here: https://www.aauw.org/resources/programs/fellowships-grants/current-opportunities/selected-professions-fellowships/


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4. Jeannette Rankin National Scholar Grant

The Jeannette Rankin National Scholar Grant awards low-income women age 35 and older who are pursuing degrees or trade skills at an accredited college or university in the U.S. These awards are renewable for up to five years, and the money goes to the recipient, not the school. Applicants will need to write an essay and submit a recommendation letter from a reference.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Applications open in November 2022
Apply here: https://rankinfoundation.org/national-scholar-grant/

5. Women’s Independence Scholarship Program

The Women’s Independence Scholarship Program is intended for women who are survivors of intimate partner abuse who are pursuing higher education to become independent and stable without relying on a partner. Applicants will need to demonstrate strong financial need and be currently separated from their partner for at least a year, and a nonprofit agency must serve as a sponsor. Preference is given to single mothers with young children, students seeking their first undergraduate degree and students in vocational or technical programs.

Amount: $500 to $2,000 per semester or quarter
Deadline: Application opens on Sept. 1, 2022
Apply here: https://wispinc.org/

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