A number of scholarships are set up primarily to target both disadvantaged women and also to encourage women in science and engineering who have excelled in the area of expertise to contribute more to the academic community. Science and engineering are predominantly more expensive than other post graduate programs with the exception of MBA programs.

It is important that scholarships to  aid to women in Science and engineering may be in form of grants. Grants are considered a need-based scholarships that could be resourced from institutions including government and non-governmental organizations and most especially from  non-profit organizations. Though most grants needs to be paid, they are waved in most need situations especially for women with challenging financial burdens like single mothers.

Grants and scholarships for women can be designed to target:

The scholarship value may vary based  depending on the institution offering the scholarship. For example some scholarships for women can cover full tuition and living expenses while others may cover books, academic research travels or may simply awards or prizes.

Some non profit organizations may offer scholarships for women based on certain circumstances.

Here are the trending list of scholarships for women :

  1. Congress of Black Women of Canada Post-Secondary Scholarship Awards - Congress of Black Women of Canada Post-Secondary Scholarship Awards The Congress of Black Women of Canada are accepting applications for their post-secondary scholarship awards to honour the academic achievements of our young me and women and to encourage them to maximize their potential by providing financial support.   Eligibility Criteria: ·       Graduates of the Ontario […]
  2. LSE’s Pauline Graham Scholarship for African Women - LSE’s Pauline Graham Scholarship for African Women: The London School of Economics and Political Science is offering the Pauline Graham Scholarship for African Women to pursue undergraduate (BSc) degree programme. The school is known for being a world-class centre for its concentration of teaching and research across the full range of the social, political and economic sciences. Eligibility […]
  3. Katayoon Behboodi scholarship - About Katayoon Behboodi scholarship: Royal Holloway University of London is offering the Katayoon Behboodi Scholarship for a new full time Maths, Physics or Information Security Masters female student who is an Iranian national with permanent residency in Iran. The scholarship is a full tuition fee waiver for either a one or two year programme, depending on the length of […]
  4. Imperial Women’s Scholarships - Imperial Women’s Scholarships Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine is offering the Imperial Women’s scholarship, awarded to women showing exceptional academic achievement and professional excellence.  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and professional excellence. The Imperial Women’s Scholarships  will be awarded based on the following criteria: The information supplied in your […]
  5. Women in Media:Ford Empowering America Scholarship - Women in Media:Ford Empowering America Scholarship   The Ford Motor company and The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation created a scholarship to challenge undergraduate students to create  video profiles of influential women in their community. The successful student that created a winning video profile will receive a $3,000 and will also have the opportunity […]
  6. Media studies:Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship - Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship The Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship is sponsored by Ford Motor Company. The scholarship is an essay based scholarship offered to two female students in media related disciplines. The scholarship also provides an opportunity for the women to write blogs posts for the Alliance for women in a chosen topic. The value […]
  7. Media Scholarship:Loreen Arbus Foundation Scholarship - Media studies:Loreen Arbus Foundation Scholarship The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation in partnership with many key companies provides up to $20,000 in scholarships annually to support future generations of women in media related fields. According to the institution, the target is to provide full support to qualified women to achieve their full potentials in […]
  8. Joan Nelson Study Abroad Scholarship - Joan Nelson Study Abroad Scholarship This scholarship is open to all applicants including women who are studying abroad. Eligibility requirements for the study abroad scholarship 1.)   A description of the planned program abroad.  Submit no more than 2 pages.  This can come directly from the study abroad program. 2.)   A 1 page personal statement discussing […]
  9. Advancing Women in STEM Scholarship - Advancing Women in STEM Scholarship for Women Income equity is still lacking for women at the workforce.Research shows that women earn almost 60% of all bachelor’s degrees in the United States, but they earn only 20% of computer science degrees, 20% of physics degrees, and 18% of engineering degrees. Estimates show that by 2018, the […]
  10. CN Canadian Diversity Scholarships - About CN Canadian Diversity Scholarships CN Canadian Diversity Scholarships is Diversity Scholarship Program   tenable in Canada. The scholarship offers grants to support the post-secondary education of women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, military veterans and people of Aboriginal heritage in Canada. As part of this program, and to support its hiring needs, CN sponsors these […]
  11. 2017 African Women’s Public Service Fellowship By Oprah Winfrey - African Women’s Public Service Fellowship The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship is fully sponsored by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation. The target is to expand the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries.   Fellowship recipients commit to return to their respective home countries at the conclusion […]
  12. Google Anita Borg Scholarship - Google Anita Borg Scholarship For Women in Science Google continues to encourage women to pursue careers in computing and technology.According to Google: we’re pleased to announce the Google Anita Borg Scholarship, through which we hope to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders. Scholarships will be awarded […]
  13. USA:Kris Paper Legacy Scholarship for Women in Technology Fund - The Kris Paper Legacy Scholarship for Women in Technology Fund provides an annual scholarship to a graduating female high school senior or returning female college student who intends to further their education at a two-year or four-year college or university or at a vocational or technical school who share Kris Papers love […]
  14. 2016 SAWISE Hope Scholarship for women - The SAWISE Hope Scholarship for women  was established to encourage women to enter into the field of science an engineering. Please pay attention to the eligibility requirements Eligibility criteria for SAWISE Hope Scholarship include: i. A South African female student. ii. Must have achieved an academic average of over 65%. iii. Only for studies at […]
  15. Peace Corps Nigeria Alumni Foundation Young Women’s Scholarship Program - The Peace Corps Nigeria Alumni Foundation (PCNAF) will award two $2000 scholarships to promising female college students of Nigerian heritage in the Washington, DC metropolitan area,with a desire to contribute to the development and prosperity of Nigeria while pursuing their undergraduate studies.  The scholarship program was created in an effort to help ease the financial […]
  16. Liberty Leadership Scholarships for nurses - Liberty Leadership Scholarships The liberty leadership scholarship  is awarded to  a licensed occupational health and environmental nurse dedicated to developing leadership skills to better provide for the health and safety of workers in the workplace and protect and ensure the longevity of the occupational health nursing profession.   Funds to be applied to leadership education […]
  17. L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program 2016 - The Scholarship for USA  for women in  Science i  now open. Interested women must pay attention to the eligibility requirements indicated below. The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program  is a laudable program that  awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science and engineering. The […]
  18. Executive MBA Scholarships for Women - Inspiring Women – Executive MBA Scholarships The Imperial college London is working hard to  maintain equity for women in big high flying jobs. As a result, the Imperial College Business School wholeheartedly supports the 30% Club’s goal of achieving 30% female representation on FTSE-100 boards by the end of 2015. We are therefore pleased to […]
  19. The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: EMEA - Brief description: Google offers The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship every year for women in Europe, the Middle East and Africa to study in the field ofcomputing and technology for Bachelors, Masters or PhD degrees 2016/2017. Eligibility : Be a female student currently enrolled at a university for the 2015-2016 academic year Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student […]
  20. Top Engineering scholarships programs - Engineering education is one of the paramount skill sets that provide unlimited opportunities to students. The engineering discipline is a broad area that focuses on developing, inventing novel ideas to drive scientific and socioeconomic change in process research, design and systems optimization. Students that acquire engineering education are addressed as Engineers. Engineers are analytical thinkers […]
  21. Edna Waddell Undergraduate Scholarships in Technology and Engineering for Women 2015 - The Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand is offering Edna Waddell undergraduate scholarships in tecnology and engineering for female students from around the world. It’s purpose is to help provide funds for women who want to begin studying for degrees in engineering and technology. The dealine is September 1, 2015. Applicants will be New Zealand citizens or […]
  22. Doktoratskolleg Particles and Interactions PhD studentships for Women 2015/2016 - The Vienna Doctoral Program Partcles and Interactions invites female students from all over the world to sign up for applications to a graduate program on experimental and theoretical particle physics, in Austria. The deadline is January 6th, 2016. The DK-PI seeks to increase the percentage of women in physics and therefore specifically invites applications by women. […]
  23. Scholarship for Women specializing in Supply Chain and Logistics - The women in Supply chain scholarship is funded by the MIT centre for Transportation and logistics. The women in Supply chain scholarship was designed to encourage women/Single mothers that are in the field of Transportation, logistics, or supply chain management. Number of Awards: 1-5 per academic year   Eligibility: Awarded to incoming female SCM students […]
  24. Research Assistant-PhD student (EG 13 TV-H) – Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department for Water Quality Management - At the University of Kassel – Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department for Water Quality Management – Modelling and Simulation (Prof. Dr. Matthias Gaßmann) – earliest possible Research Assistant / PhD student (EG 13 TV-H) Part-time (50%); fixed-term contract initially until 31.05.2018 with the possibility of an extension of 2 years (position for academic […]
  25. 2 PhD or Postdoc Positions-Computer Architecture and Advanced Computing - The Department of Computer Science at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany, invites applications for two PhD or Postdoctoral Positions. We seek candidates who will carry out research in the project “Integrative data management and processing”. This project is jointly carried out by Jena University Hospital and Friedrich Schiller University Jena within the framework of […]
  26. Michigan Council of Women in Technology High School Senior Scholarship - The Michigan Council of Women in Technology(MCWT) launched the Foundation in 2002 as  nonprofit after MCWT members shared their concerns about the limited number of women entering the technology field, and it’s been positively impacting women from grade school to post-university life stages ever since. The 2016 Scholarship opens in October 2015. Girls Exploring Together- […]
  27. Anne Maureen Whitney Barrow Memorial Scholarship for women - This scholarship is part of the Society of Women Engineers Scholarship made available to women only. The Anne Maureen Whitney Barrow Memorial is available to Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate women actively pursuing higher education in all engineering disciplines. Additional Information: Awarded once per renewal cycle. U.S. citizenship required. Number of scholarships to be offered:1 Renewable for […]
  28. Ada I. Pressman Memorial Scholarship for Women - This scholarship is part of the Society of Women Engineers Scholarship made available to women only. The Ada Pressman scholarship is available to Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate women actively pursuing higher education in all engineering disciplines. Additional Information: U.S. citizenship required. Number of scholarships to be offered:9 Renewable for 5 years. Availability dependent upon renewals. […]
  29. Society of Women Engineers scholarship for Women in Engineering - The Society of Women Engineers’ Scholarships are only open to women. The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2014, SWE disbursed over 230 new and renewed scholarships valued at over […]
  30. Open Position for Research Associate (Ph. D. Student) - The research group Crop Biodiversity and Breeding Informatics at the Institute of Plant Breeding, Seed Science and Population Genetics has an open position (65%) of a research associate (Ph. D. student) for three years starting from 1. 8. 2015. The position is part of a collaborative research project aimed at integrating genomic, phenotypic and other […]
  31. PhD-position on the effects of elevated CO2 on soil organic matter turnover and plant - With a starting date of September 2015, the Terrestrial Biosphere Modelling group at the MPI for Biogeochemistry (Jena, Germany) is looking for candidates for a 3-years PhD project. A large hurdle for the development of soil-vegetation models is the scarcity of field observations that characterise all aspects of the vegetation-soil interaction, because the fluxes between […]
  32. Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation Scholarships-Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Graduate Scholarship - Scholarship Description: The Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation  scholarship is awarded to a woman enrolled full-time in a graduate engineering program at the Ph.D. level of study. This scholarship is meant to encourage women to act as metors, to remain as university teachers in engineering and to recognize the contribution they bring to society through research, […]
  33. American Association of University Women International Fellowships -   The American Association of University Women (AAUW)  was setup to encourage equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. The Fellowships are for study or research in the United States for one year. Preference will be given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and give through […]
  34. AMEC Masters Engineering Scholarship for Women-$10,000 -   This scholarship is tenable at the University of Regina. These scholarships are available to women enrolled full-time in an accredited Masters engineering program.  Any of the engineering degree programs including Electrical Engineering,Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering and Agricultural Engineering is acceptable. . The Successful applicants will be offered summer employment at one of AMEC’s facilities […]
  35. Elsie Gregory MacGill Prize in Women’s Studies-University of Toronto - The Undergraduate Scholarships: Women and Gender Studies was established to target students that specialize in women studies. The first group of scholarships was established by  the Elsie Gregory MacGill Memorial Foundation. While the other scholarship(Helen Gregory MacGill Prize in Women’s Studies) is available for all students that not only major in the Women and Gender […]
  36. 13 doctoral positions in the DFG Research Training Group Urban Water Interfaces (UWI) - The TUB and the IGB invite applications for 13 doctoral positions in the DFG Research Training Group Urban Water Interfaces (UWI) UWI is a research training group of engineers and natural scientists focusing on ‘urban water interfaces, which will play key roles in the urban water cycle. The processes and fluxes across interfaces are highly […]
  37. PhD position in Extragalactic Astronomy - Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication makes Uppsala University one of Swedens most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 41.000 students, 6,500 employees and a turnover of SEK 5,900 million. The […]
  38. Three Postdoctoral positions at Department of Mathematics - Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication makes Uppsala University one of Swedens most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 41.000 students, 6,500 employees and a turnover of SEK 5,900 million. From […]
  39. PhD-level Researchers in Language Technology or Computational Linguistics - The positions provide the opportunity to obtain a doctoral degree with an emphasis within one of the following guiding themes: A3: Opinion and Sentiment – extrapropositional aspects of discourse (Univ. of Heidelberg) B1: Structured summaries of complex contents (TU Darmstadt) B2: Content selection based on linked lexical resources (TU Darmstadt) D1: Multi-level models of information […]
  40. Vale Master’s in Engineering Scholarship for Women-$10,000 - Vale Master’s in Engineering Scholarship Vale offers one $10,000 Vale Master’s in Engineering Scholarship annually to a woman enrolled full-time in an engineering master’s program at a Canadian university. Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or have a Permanent Resident Card. Applicants must demonstrate an interest and desire to work the mining / metallurgical fields […]
  41. Rona Hatt Master’s Scholarship For Women in Chemical Engineering-$10,000 - Rona Hatt Master’s Scholarship in Chemical Engineering This scholarship was named after the first women become a chemical engineer. The Rona Hatt Foundation offers one $10,000 annual scholarship in Canada to a woman enrolled full-time in a graduate chemical engineering program at the Masters level of study. Eligibility: The Candidate must be: a woman must […]
  42. Canada PhD Scholarship for Women in Engineering-$15,000 - CLAUDETTE MACKAY -LASSONDE GRADUATE ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship was set up in memory of the late Claudette MacKay-Lassonde , P.Eng.. She  was a pioneer for women and a leader in the engineering community. Founder of CEMF, she built the Foundation along with other concerned professional engineers in response to the killing of 14 women engineering […]
  43. Women in Engineering Scholarship - Application has opened for the 2016 Women in Engineering scholarship program for women. Note that this is a yearly scholarship offered by Hydro one Canada.The Women in Engineering scholarship is offered by a company called Hydro One. The application deadline is December 31st of any given year   The Women in Engineering scholarship is offered […]
  44. Oprah Winfrey Scholarship for African Women - Scholarship information: The Oprah Winfrey Scholarship for African Women  was setup to expand the opportunities for African women. The scholarship is called the African Women Public Service Fellowship, a fellowship program made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, which expands the opportunity for African women to prepare for public service in their home […]
  45. AAUW International Fellowships for Women up to $30,000 - AAUW International Fellowships for Women Scholarship Information: The AAUW is one of the nation’s largest sources of private funding exclusively for educational programs that directly benefit women and girls.The International Fellowship program has been in existence since 1917 AAUW International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens […]
  46. SAWISE HOPE Scholarship for women - The SAWISE Hope Scholarship for women scholarship is available for Women at 4th year level in any of science or engineering discipline. This scholarship is available every year and the deadline is the same time annually. Eligibility for SAWISE HOPE Scholarship for women   i A South African female student. ii. Must have achieved an […]
  47. 2017 African Women Scholarships-SAWISE Angus Scholarship for women - The SAWISE Angus Scholarship for women scholarship is available for Women at 4th year level in any of science or engineering discipline. The targets are to: Raising the profile of women scientists and engineers. Lobbying for the advancement of women in science and engineering. Providing leadership and role models for young people wishing to enter […]
  48. MPhil Fellowship for Allied Health Professional - Closing date : 13/11/2014Reference : M&HS-05404Faculty / Organisational unit : Medical & Human SciencesSchool / Directorate : Institute of Inflammation and RepairDivision : MusculoskeletalEmployment type : Fixed TermDuration : 01 December 2014 to 30 November 2016Location : Oxford Road, ManchesterSalary : £30,764 to £47,088 per annumHours per week : Full time The University invites applications […]
  49. Master’s Scholarships in History 2015 / 2016 - The Department of History at Central European University offers students interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives on Eastern, Central and Western Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean. It is recognized for its innovative directions in research and teaching and as a center for outstanding research advancing comparative and transnational history on empirical and theoretical grounds. The international faculty offers expertise that extends […]
  50. Msc Building Services Engineering with Sustainable Energy Postgraduate Scholarships for Women in Engineering -   This scholarship is desigend to support women engineers to become future leaders in engineering.? The programme runs in parallel to your chosen MSc course, providing additional contact with industry through mentoring and site visits, and professional development training designed specifically for female postgraduate students.? In return you will become ambassadors for the engineering profession […]
  51. Postgraduate Scholarship: Sustainable Electrical Power MSc Postgraduate Scholarships for Women in Engineering - Brunel?s Women in Engineering programme is designed, with industry, to support women engineers to become future leaders in engineering.?The programme runs in parallel to your chosen MSc course, providing additional contact with industry through mentoring and site visits, and professional development training designed specifically for female postgraduate students.?In return you will become ambassadors for […]
  52. Postgraduate Scholarship: Advanced Electronic and Electrical Engineering MSc Postgraduate Scholarships for Women in Engineering - Brunel?s Women in Engineering programme is designed, with industry, to support women engineers to become future leaders in engineering. The programme runs in parallel to your chosen MSc course, providing additional contact with industry through mentoring and site visits, and professional development training designed specifically for female postgraduate students. In return you will become […]
  53. Fully-funded Postgraduate Scholarships - The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science now invites applications from excellent candidates who wish to study for a PhD in any of the research areas covered by the School: Actuarial Science; Pure, Applied and Financial Mathematics; and Statistics. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic excellence and outstanding research potential. The School offers a […]
  54. Graduate Studentships in Single-Molecule Membrane Biophysics - Ref.: ERC13MW Two positions Applications are invited for two DPhil studentships under the supervision of Dr Mark Wallace in the Department of Chemistry at Oxford University. The studentships form part of a European Research Council funded project to create complex synthetic mimics of the cell membrane. In these projects we will develop […]
  55. Health Foundation PhD Fellowship Awards in Improvement Science - King’s College London is pleased to invite applications for two prestigious doctoral fellowships in the field of improvement science in healthcare. These fellowships, managed by King’s Improvement Science, offer a new training opportunity to specialise in improvement science to outstanding early-career individuals. It will enable them to work with partners and collaborators in […]
  56. DPhil studentship in Ultrasensitive Absorption Spectroscopy for Atmospheric Sensing - Ref: GR01/2013 Applications are invited for a DPhil studentship in ultrasensitive absorption spectroscopy, to work under the supervision of Dr Grant Ritchie. The studentship is a NERC Analytical Science and Technology studentship funded project which aims to develop an ultrasensitive cavity enhanced absorption spectrometer for detection of iodine atoms in the atmosphere. This project […]
  57. Marie Curie PhD studentship in STATISTiCS for Bioanalytical Science - DESCRIPTION: The Fellowship will involve developing statistical approaches for integrative theoretical and experimental analytical science, with application to bacterial cell division and quality by design methodologies. Sophisticated statistical analyses (e.g. McMC, Bayesian inference and artificial neural networks) applied to complex datasets will enable complementary data from different analytical techniques (e.g. circular dichroism (CD), NIR […]
  58. Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Scholarship Grants Opportunity for Women from Developing countries - US/Canada Grants for the Academic Year 2013-14 For students from developing countries who are currently studying in the United States or Canada, the MMMF awards grants of approximately $12,000 each; grants are not renewable. The MMMF also typically invites the recipients to Washington DC to participate in a three day Awards Program organized in their […]

 

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