AARP Foundation Scholarship Program for Women
or http://www.aarp.org (Click the “AARP Foundation” Link and use Search Bar to type “Women’s Scholarship Program”)
Contact Info: AARP Foundation; phone: 888.687.2277; email: [email protected]
Deadline: March 30
Award Amount: $500–$5,000 (350 Awarded; Renewable)
Eligibility: Women; age 50+; low income; Undergraduate pursuing a technical or vocational education, an Associate’s degree, or a Bachelor’s degree. Priority is given to women in these categories: (a) those who have been unemployed for more than one year, (b) those in low-paying jobs with no career opportunities, (c) those who are raising the children of another family member, and (d) those who are women veterans. In addition, the following factors are considered for each applicant: (a) financial need, (b) personal circumstances and achievements, (c) educational and career goals, (d) challenges faced in life, and (e) impact of scholarship.
Requirements: Online Application; proof of education, income, and verification of age; and College Transcripts.