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Science scholarships for female students?

Hey, I'm a junior and I've been looking into scholarships for college. I'm particularly interested in ones that are geared towards female students pursuing science. Are there any well-known scholarships that target this demographic? Any help would be appreciated!

6 months ago

Hi there! It's fantastic that you're already searching for scholarships as a junior, and there are indeed scholarships specifically for female students pursuing science studies. Here are a few well-known ones you should check out:

1. Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships: SWE is dedicated to supporting female students pursuing degrees in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. They offer several scholarships with various eligibility requirements, so look through their list and find ones that apply to you.

2. The Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship: This scholarship is granted to women studying statistics or a statistics-related field at the graduate level. If you're planning to major in a field involving statistics, this scholarship might be a great opportunity for you.

3. The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Kirsten R. Lorentzen Award: This biannual award supports college sophomores and juniors pursuing physics or geoscience majors.

4. The Clare Boothe Luce Program: Offered by the Henry Luce Foundation, this program aims to encourage women to enter, study, and teach in STEM fields. It provides funding for undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships, and professorships at select colleges and universities.

Don't forget to also explore local and regional scholarships, as well as scholarships offered by the colleges you're interested in applying to. Those may have less competition, increasing your chances of winning them. Good luck!

6 months ago

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