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Education Scholarships for Women Over 40 – AARP


Through a corporate partnership with Walmart, Inc., AARP offers an education scholarships for  women over 40 years of age.

The scholarship monies may be used for public and private colleges/universities, as well as vocational/technical programs.

In 2010, this women’s scholarship fund awarded a half million dollars to 200 different recipients across the US.

Applicants must demonstrate true financial need; also, the … Read the rest


Nursing Scholarships and Grants – Financial Aid Sources

It’s been said that education is ‘the great equalizer’. Those with a college degree have more opportunities for making life more comfortable, in terms of income.

Degrees in the medical field, particularly nursing, can allow you to earn a high income AND fulfill your passion to ‘make a difference’.

Individuals and groups who support low-income, yet deserving students have many  programs to … Read the rest


Scholarships for Veterans

Although there are a growing number of companies, agencies, organizations and government programs providing financial aid, a lot of people still find it difficult to figure out the whole process.

scholarships for veteransYes, the information and details seem enticing, but the process for applying for financial aids is usually tedious and long. But if you have recently served in the United States Military, there are some private and non-profit … Read the rest

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College scholarships for women are specially earmarked to be awarded to women who wish to start or continue a college education. If you are a woman who feels trapped in a minimum-wage job that’s not meeting the needs of your family, but you don’t have the finances to attend college for the chance to make more money, then you are a prime candidate.

Many ask why there are college scholarships Read the rest


Education grants for women are available from both government and private sources.  (also, see the bottom of the post for scholarship resources)

Education Grants for Women – Source #1 is US Government PELL Grants

education grants for womenThe US federal Pell grant is available for students of certain schools, and the FAFSA application for federal student aid can be submitted to determine your eligibility. Women seeking grants for educational purposes should always start … Read the rest


Depending largely on your planned degree track, and financial need status, educational grants for women are relatively abundant. However, keying in on the grant programs that are legitimate is more difficult. We have carefully researched a short list of well-known, respected organizations that offer grants for educators.

Educational Grants for Women Source #1 – AAUW For Graduate Women

American Association of University Women (AAUW.org) is a nationwide network 100,000+ members … Read the rest