Gender-based Scholarships

Listed below are scholarships which have gender as an eligibility requirement, but may have other eligibility restrictions. Please visit each scholarship’s website for more information.

AMW LOREEN ARBUS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: Women undergraduate students studying Media, Journalism, English, Communications, or related fields.
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: May 4, 2018
Website: http://allwomeninmedia.org/foundation/scholarships/

CHICANA/LATINA FOUNDATION (CLF) SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: Women of Chicana/Latina heritage. Must have lived in a Northern California county for at least two years. Must be enrolled full-time and completed at least 12 college units after high school graduation. Cumulative GPA >= 2.5
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 31, 20178
Website: http://chicanalatina.org/scholarship.html

FINANCIAL WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION OF SAN FRANCISCO
Open to: Undergraduate (at a junior or senior level) and graduate women earning a degree or pursuing a career in finance or the financial services industry.
Amount: Undergraduates - $5,000, graduates - $10,000
Deadline: March 25, 2018
Website: http://financialwomensf.org/scholarships/

FRESNO WOMEN'S NETWORK
Open to: Undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Fresno, Madera, Kings, or Tulare County.
Amount: $500 - $1,000
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Website: http://www.fresnowomensnetwork.org/scholarships.htm

JEANNETTE RANKIN WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: Women students, age 35 or older, who are low income and pursuing their first bachelor's degree.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Website: http://www.rankinfoundation.org/students/eligibility

PEO EDUCATIONAL LOAN FUND
Open to: Women graduate and undergraduate students, must have minimum 625 credit score, does not exceed indebtedness limit for her degree level, must be within two years, but not less than four months of completing her course of study.
Amount:Up to $15000.00 for graduate level studies. Up to $12000.00 for
Undergraduate level studies.
Website: http://www.peointernational.org/about-peo-educational-loan-fund-elf

PEO PROGRAM FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION GRANT
Open to: Women students who have had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student sometime in her adult life and is within 24 consecutive months of completing a degree which, at the conclusion of, will lead to employment or job advancement.
Amount: $3000.00
Deadline: Contact the Organization
Website: http://www.peointernational.org/about-peo-program-continuing-education-pce

PFLAG SACRAMENTO SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: Graduating high school seniors who identify as LGBTQI from the Sacramento area.
Amount: $1000.00
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Website: http://www.pflagsacramento.org/scholarship

PFLAG SAN JOSE/PENINSULA SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: Graduating high school seniors residing in San Mateo/Santa Clara counties of any gender identity or sexual orientation, whose history, activities, and personal plans demonstrate support for justice and equality for the GLBTQQ community.
Amount: $3000
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Website: http://www.pflagsanjose.org/scholarship.php

PFLAG SAN DIEGO
Open to: LGBT identifying high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students from San Diego County
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 28, 2018
Website: http://www.pflag.com/scholarship-applicants/

PFLAG NAPA
Open to: LGBTQ* identifying students and allies who are high school seniors or current undergraduate students from Napa, Marin, Sonoma, or Mendocino Counties. Must have demonstrated support for the LGBT community at their school or community at large.
Amount: TBA
Deadline: March 28, 2018
Website: http://www.pflag.com/scholarship-applicants/

PFLAG SOUTH ORANGE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: LGBTQ* identifying students and allies who are high school seniors or current undergraduate students from Orange County. Must have demonstrated support for the LGBT community at their school or community at large.
Amount: TBA
Deadline: May 7, 2018
Website: http://www.lbpflag.org/scholarships.html

THE STEPHEN BUFTON MEMORIAL EDUCATIONAL FUND NATIONAL PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP
Open to: Women undergraduate students, eligibility requirements vary by scholarship
Amount: Varies by scholarship
Deadline: May 15, 2018
Website: https://sbmef.org/Site/Scholarships.cfm