Institutional and Private Financial Aid



Scholarships and loans that can be accessed by single moms and students alike.

Students, including single moms, seeking financial aid can receive help not only from state and federal government, but also from private and non-profit organizations and institutions, colleges, and other sources. This section contains a continuously updated list of women, Hispanic and black scholarship program’s, grants, and loans that can be accessed by single moms and students alike in their pursuit of continuing their education in hopes of a better future.

Also, keep in mind that usually these institutional or private funds may be used not only for tuition and books, but also for childcare, transportation and other expenses not covered by traditional scholarships.

IFUW International Fellowships and Grants

IFUW Scholarships

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 »

SWE Baton Rouge Section Scholarships, Louisiana

Louisiana Scholarships

Society of Women Engineers/SWE Baton Rouge Section Scholarships Scholarship of $1000 available to female applicants who plan to attend the college in fall semester engineering or computer science. Only for full-time study. Award Information: Award Amount     $1,000 Application Deadline     April 21 Available to Class Level     Freshmen Not renewable Eligibility Information: Residency     Louisiana Gender     Female Area  Read More »

ARRL Scholarship and Grant

ARRL Scholarship and Grant

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for Amateur Radio in the USA Established in 1973 by the American Radio Relay League, Inc. (ARRL) as an independent and separate 501(c)(3) organization, the ARRL Foundation administers programs to support the Amateur Radio community. Funded entirely by the generous contributions of radio amateurs and friends, ARRL Foundation programs for  Read More »

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is the nation’s largest provider of college financial aid for Latino students. HSF offers several scholarship programs that become available at different times in the year.  Beginning September of every year, scholarships become available for the upcoming academic year. HSF scholarship award amounts range from $1,000-$15,000. The average award amount is $2,500 for students attending four  Read More »

Florida Women’s State Golf Association Junior Girls’ Scholarship Fund

Florida Women’s State Golf Association Scholarship

Florida Women’s State Golf Association/Florida Women’s State Golf Association Junior Girls’ Scholarship Fund The FWSGA Scholarship Fund assists in paying for the education of young women to whom golf is meaningful. Applicants must be Florida residents, play golf, maintain a 3.0 GPA, attend a Florida college or university, and have a need for financial assistance. Award Information: Award Amount      Read More »

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

The Makers of TYLENOL® congratulate the 2011 TYLENOL® Future Care Scholars. This year, we are presenting a total of $250,000 in scholarships to support these students as they pursue careers focused on caring for others. These forty students have been selected for excellence in leadership, academic performance and community involvement. The TYLENOL® Future Care Scholars make the future of healthcare  Read More »

Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH)

REACH Scholarship

The purpose of the REACH Scholarship Program is to increase academic persistence and achievement and to increase college access and success of Georgia’s low-income and future first generation college students. The scholarship is privately funded. Currently, three school systems, Rabun, Douglas and Bulloch, have been selected to participate in the initial pilot phase of the program. Through a generous donation  Read More »

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation

Patsy Takemoto Mink (1927-2002) served in the US Congress from 1965-1976 and again from 1990-2002, where she represented Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District. The first woman of color elected to the US House of Representatives, she worked tirelessly for civil rights, women’s rights, economic justice, civil liberties, peace, and the integrity of the democratic process. Established in 2003, the Patsy Takemoto  Read More »

Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation Scholarship Program

Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation Merit Based Scholarship Program

Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation/Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation Merit Based Scholarship Program Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation awards scholarships to graduate and undergraduate members of Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity. The merit-based scholarships are awarded based upon academic performance, fraternity activities, campus and/or community activities, and references. Award Information: Award Amount     $1,000 – $12,000 Application Deadline     February 1 Available to Class  Read More »

Grants and Scholarships in France

Grants and Scholarships in France

The French Embassy offers programs designed to help students pursue their studies in France at the undergraduate, graduate, and post graduate levels: CampusFrance USA CampusFrance USA is a service of the French Embassy that promotes French higher education programs throughout the world, offering international students a pathway to success through post-secondary study in France. CampusFrance’s role extends from home country  Read More »