List of All Scholarships for Minority Women 2021-2022
With many organizations and foundations aiming to widen access to higher education, a growing number of scholarships for minority women are becoming available to help fund women from various backgrounds the world over.
Below is a list of a number of scholarships for minority women, including scholarships for Hispanic women, scholarships for African women, scholarships for single mothers, and scholarships for older women.
Scholarships For The Hispanic Women Scholarships For African Women
- African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) – Scholarships for African women in sub-Saharan Africa working within agricultural science.
- Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship Program: Founded by Georgetown University’s Law Center, this fellowship gives training to African women to become human rights lawyers within their home country. It places an emphasis on advancing gender equality in the African legal system.
- Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme: For female African students pursuing masters or PhD programs in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and education science at an African university.
- NWAG Scholarships for Female Undergraduate Nigerian Students – For Nigerian women wishing to study in Nigeria.
- NYU Wagner Public Service Fellowships for African Women: NYU Wagner scholarships for African women wishing to pursue careers in public service within their home countries.
- Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women: A joint initiative of King’s College London (UK) and the University of Nairobi to train African women in conflict, security, and development. The fellowship is a non-degree program.
- The Wangari Maathai Scholarship Fund – Scholarships for African women aged 18 to 25 interested in environmental conservation. This scholarship is for Kenyan citizens only.
- WAAW Foundation Scholarship – A scholarship for African women studying STEM subjects at the undergraduate level.
- Zawadi Africa Education Fund – Scholarships for disadvantaged African women to study in Uganda, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, or the US.
Scholarships For Single Mothers Scholarships For Older Women Other Scholarships For Minority Women
- AIET Minorities and Women Al Course Scholarship: Scholarships for minority students identifying as black, Asian, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native or female.
- Canon Collins Scholarships – A range of scholarships and fellowships to support the development of education in South Africa.
- Cartier Women’s Initiative Award – International scholarships for women entrepreneurs.
- Central California Asian Pacific Women Scholarship: Providing financial assistance to women from Asia and the Pacific Islands (limited to Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, and Tulare counties). Applicants must demonstrate a good academic background, financial need, and extracurricular interests. This is for study at US universities only.
- International Federation of University Women Scholarships: A range of scholarships for minority women, one of which, the Hegg Hoffet Fund, is aimed at female postgraduates displaced by war or other emergency situations.
- Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award: Scholarships for minority women and men (of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry) pursuing journalism or PR-related programs.
- MMMF Education Grants: Scholarships for women all over the world in developing and middle-income countries, with a focus on South African, Latin American, and the US/Canadian women.
- The Annemarie Schimmel Scholarship – UK scholarships for Pakistani women with professional degrees looking to return to Pakistan upon graduation to further their careers in their home country.