ANTSHE Scholarships for NonTrads

ANTSHE Scholarships for NonTradsANTSHE Scholarships for NonTrads (Nontraditional Students) or (“Annual Scholarships” Link in left sidebar)

Contact Info:  Adult Learner Programs, Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, MD 0502-ST-Bldg.5, Room 264-B, Kennesaw, GA 30144

Deadline: Not stated

Award Amount: $1,000 (several awarded)

Eligibility: Graduate Students: Nontraditional students with a GPA of 3.5, who have been accepted into an accredited graduate program for a minimum of 6 hours, and who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree. Undergraduate 4 Years: Nontraditional students who are enrolled in degree or certificate program at time of scholarship award for 6 credit hours, who have completed at least 30 credit hours, and have a GPA of 3.25 based on the last 30 credit hours earned. Undergraduate 2 Years: Nontraditional students enrolled in a degree or certificate program at time of scholarship award for 6 credit hours, who have complete at least 15 credit hours, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 based on the last 15 credit hours.

Requirements: Online Application with Personal Statement, Official Transcript, 2 Letters of Recommendation

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AARP Foundation Scholarship Program for Women

AARP Foundation Scholarship Program for WomenAARP Foundation Scholarship Program for Women

Links: or (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.

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Jeannette Rankin Scholarship

Jeannette Rankin ScholarshipJeannette Rankin Scholarship or (“For Students” Tab)

Contact Info: Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund, 1 Huntington Road, #701, Athens, GA 30606; phone: 706.208.1211; email: [email protected]

Deadline: March 1

Award Amount: $2,000 (87 Awarded)

Eligibility: Women at least 35 years of age; low income; US citizen or Permanent Residents of the US; pursuing a technical or vocational education, an Associate’s Degree, or a first Bachelor’s Degree; enrolled in, or accepted to, a regionally or ACICS-accredited school.

Requirements: Application, Personal Statement/Essay, 2 Letters of Recommendation, and Proof of Enrollment or Acceptance. We also suggest you read their FAQs at

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FFA Cheryl Dant Hennesy Scholarship

Cheryl Dant Hennesy Scholarship

FFA Cheryl Dant Hennesy ScholarshipIn 2013, the National FFA Organization is offering $2.1 million in scholarships designed to fit the diversity of their applicants. Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. The selection process takes into account the whole student – FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics.

Even if you don’t qualify for this scholarship, be sure to check out the National FFA website scholarship page. (“Participate” Tab and “Grants & Scholarships” Link)

Contact Info: email: [email protected]

Deadline: February 8

Award Amount: $1,250 (Renewable for 3 additional years; must maintain a 2.0 GPA)

Eligibility: Women pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree in any area of study; residing in Georgia, Kentucky, or Tennessee. Must demonstrate financial need as well as individual motivation.

Requirements: Online Application, 2 Short Essays, Student and Parental Financial Information, Class Rank, GPA, and ACT or SAT Score. Applicants must create or update their Profile (My Information) in AgCN before beginning an application.


Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Scholarship

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Scholarship

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Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Scholarship (“Award Applications” Tab)

Contact Info: Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation, P.O. Box 769, Granby, MA 01033

Deadline: August 1

Award Amount: Up to $3,000

Eligibility: Women at least 17 years of age; a mother with minor children; must be enrolled in a skills training, ESL, or GED program or pursuing a technical/vocational degree, an Associate’s Degree, a first Bachelor’s Degree, or a Professional/Master’s/Doctoral Degree. Must be low income.

Requirements: Application and Essay (500 words).

Application Link: Application will be available in the Spring of 2014.