AFCEA Scholarship for Working Professionals - Scholarship is for an undergraduate degree while employed in the science and technology
disciplines directly related to the mission of AFCEA. Candidates must be a t least
second-year students attending school on a part-time basis, and having a declared
major in a science or technology degree program.
Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society - Awarded to any student at an institution that has an institution that has an Alpha
Sigma Lambda Chapter and who meets specified criteria. Nine $1700 scholarships nationally
to non-traditional students. Binghamton University's chapter is Beta Upsilon Alpha.
Charles R. Ford Scholarship - One (1) scholarship awarded annually, to an active member of the Jaycees who is
a U.S. citizen and wishes to return to a college or university to complete his or
her formal education.
Kazimour Scholarship - Applicant must be a member of ANTSHE (Association of Nontraditional Students in
Higher Education. Provides money for 2- or 4-year and grad school.
The Non-Traditional Student Scholarship - For a returning student after formal schooling was interrupted or a student who
has had at least one year of college and is in need of financial assistance to pursue
an undergraduate degree. Applicants must be a member of the American Legion, the American
Legion Auxiliary, or Sons of the American Legion.
Project Working Mom & Dad, Too! Scholarship - Each month, a $4,000 scholarship to use towards college education. Use the money
to pay for tuition and fees, books, supplies-whatever you need, any place you choose.
Visit this web site to apply for your share of $2 million in scholarships for working
eLearners.com, an online education resource that connects learners with online education,
and which created the Project Working Mom campaign, also created an interactive, in-depth
Web site to help learners tackle their questions and fears about returning to school.
The site is designed to empower working parents and offers: advice on going back to
school; self-assessment quizzes on numerous, subjects including how to determine what
subjects to study; an online support community; numerous articles; and, a database
with $15 billion in financial aid opportunities.
Society of Women Engineers Reentry Scholarships - To assist women in obtaining the credentials necessary to reenter the workforce
as engineers. Restricted to women who have been out of the engineering workforce as
well as out of school for a minimum of two years prior to reentry.
Career Advancement Scholarship - The BPW Foundation award is for disadvantaged women to further their education,
and advance in their career, or re-enter the workforce.
Jeannete Rankin Foundation - For low-income women (over the age of 35) who have a vision of how their education
will benefit themselves, their families and their communities.
Linda Lael Miller Scholarships - For women aged 25 years or older, non-traditional students who have a difficult
time finding scholarships for which they qualify.
Talbot's Women's Scholarship Fund - Applicants must seek an undergraduate degree from an accredited two- or four-year
college or university, or vocational-technical school. Awards are based on financial
need and previous achievements for women who earned a high school diploma or GED at
least 10 years ago.
WANDA BARTLE/BARNES & NOBLE BOOK AWARDS: The University Women and Campus Bookstore
has awards for textbooks. One award is for spring '11 and another for fall '12. Selection
is by the University Women's Club of Binghamton University. Applicants must be female
undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 Binghamton University GPA with proof of financial
aid and be involved in community service and/or planning a profession helping others.
Contact Beth Kilmarx firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kelly Pueschel Klpuesch@binghamton.edu
Sodexo's Internship Fund offers talented undergraduates financial support while completing
unpaid summer internships. A maximum of 10 students per year receive a stipend of
$5,000 each to defray lost incomes resulting from unpaid internships. Preference is
for current Sodexo student employees and students who may not have an unpaid internship
due to financial constraints. See CDC's website.
Nontraditional undergrad students can apply to be an Ambassador for the Center for Civic Engagement and focus on outreach to nontraditional students population. Ambassadors will table,
make presentations, help organize CCE events etc. Must have completed one year of
study at Binghamton. Watch for the application at the end of each term.
FastWeb - A free customized list of financial aid sources, such as private sector scholarships,
fellowships, grants, and loans from more than 3,000 sources. First-time visitors
must register (first and last name and a user ID), and provide background and fields
of study. Registrants then receive a list of all currently relevant funding sources.
The process can be tedious, up to 15 minutes. But registration information is stored
and can be used later, and 500 new scholarships are added daily.
Career Development Grants - For women with a bachelor's degree preparing to advance their careers, change careers,
or re-enter the work force. Consideration is given to AAUW members, women of color,
and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields.
EFWA (Accounting) Women in Need (WIN) scholarships - Eligible applicants are farther along in the degree process than Women In Transition
applicants, such as incoming or current juniors, or those returning to school with
sufficient credits to qualify for junior status.
P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education - Provides grants up to $1,500 for educational expenses, (e.g., tuition, books, transportation,
childcare) to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary
to resume studies due to changing demands in their lives.
Soroptimist's Women's Opportunity Awards - For women entering or re-entering the workforce in obtaining the education and
skills needed to improve their employment status. Applicants can attend a vocational/skills
training program, or an undergraduate degree program.
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