The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded annually to single moms pursuing degrees in business administration (undergraduate or master’s). The scholarship was established in 1998 through the generous endowment from Jane M. Klausman, a member of the Zonta Club of Syracuse, New York USA, and 1990-1995 Zonta International Parliamentarian. The scholarship is awarded through the income generated Read More »
Scholarships, Grants, Loans Resources
At some point in all of our lives we dream of bettering ourselves by obtaining a degree, especially as a parent.
We all want to be role models for our children, and what better way to encourage them to further their education than to do it yourself? But then there is the age-old question, how do you pay for it? This is why we here at SingleMom.com have compiled a wealth of information pertaining to that exact question.
Within this section, moms and students alike will find information and various options that are available to them. Whether you are looking for Federal Financial Help for education or Institutional/Private Financial Aid, you will find the information here. We have information ranging from Pell Grants, Loan Consolidation, FAFSA and scholarships such as the HORIZONS Scholarships, and many others.
The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for independent graduate-level studies in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology (including all science, engineering, social science and resource management of ocean and coastal areas), particularly by women and members of minority groups. Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarships may provide, subject to appropriations, yearly support of up to $42,000 per student (a 12-month Read More »
Margaret McNamara Scholarship The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund(MMMF) was founded in 1981 in memory of Margaret Craig McNamara, who dedicated her life to improving the lives of underserved women and children at home and overseas. The MMMF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public charity whose mission is to award educational grants to outstanding women from the US, Canada, and developing countries, Read More »
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers believes in the empowerment of single mothers through education. Education has the power to open doors for single mothers and even their children. Having a degree or certification can enable a woman to expand her lifetime earning potential, increase her gross income, and provide her with better job opportunities. In turn, this allows a single mother to Read More »
The International Federation of University Women (IFUW) offers a limited number of international fellowships and grants to women graduates for postgraduate research, study and training. IFUW fellowships and grants are open only to women graduates who are members of IFUW’s national federations and associations and to IFUW Independent Members. Students in any branch of learning may apply. Fellowships are offered Read More »
My daughter Amy was 19 years old when she got pregnant. She was too scared and did not tell us till she had finished her first trimester and so by the time our girl was 20 she had delivered a baby. Amy dropped out of college, came back to live with us and slowly began to slip into a depression. Read More »
Growing up we all have dreams of becoming doctor’s, lawyers, fireman, policeman and so many other things. But there comes a time in our lives where we forget those dreams. We put our educations on hold to “grow up”. We become consumed with PTA meetings, work schedules, mortgage payments and all those other things that come along with being an Read More »
A student loan is a loan given specifically for the purpose of covering college costs. These loans can be complete, in which case they cover the entire cost of the education or partial, in which case they only bridge the gap between what the student can afford and the actual cost of the education. Student loans are both federal and Read More »
College and university education does cost a lot and this is the reason why many parents will start saving up a college fund right from the first year of a child’s life. However, for those of us who did not have such a well planned life, there are financial aid options available in case we wish to pursue college education. Read More »
When looking at furthering their education, single moms find that the cost of education is definitely a cause for concern. Grants, student loans and scholarships are the three most common ways of bringing in financial aid in the cost of the education. While the purpose of all these three is to lower the financial load on the student while pursuing Read More »