Scholarships for Adults Returning for a Degree
- Demonstrate financial need,
- Be socially, physically, or economically disadvantaged adults, heads of households with small children, or displaced homemakers, and
- Must be pursuing a career path of their choice that is designed to enhance their opportunities in continuing, or in some cases, returning to the workforce
Amount: Ranging from $2,000 to $10,000
See application instructions and additional scholarship information for ASIST here.
Eligibility: Female students pursuing a degree in Accounting with preference being given to a woman returning to college from the workforce or after raising children
Amount: Varies by scholarship ($1,000 – $2,000)
See application instructions, deadlines, and additional scholarship information for Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting Scholarships here.
Eligibility: Non-traditional student, defined by the scholarship program as over 25 years of age, and/or a single parent/ displaced homemaker; minimum 6 credit hours per semester required
Amount: up to $1,500
See application instructions, deadlines, and additional scholarship information for the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Scholarship here.
Eligibility: Female students who have had at least 24 consecutive months as a nonstudent while being within 24 months of completing her degree
Amount: up to $3,000
Application Deadline: Application and required documents must be submitted at least 10 weeks prior to the start of the term (but no sooner than 4 months prior to the term)
See application instructions and additional scholarship information for the Philanthropic Educational Organization Program for Continuing Education here.
Eligibility: A woman with primary financial responsibility for herself and her dependents, is attending an undergraduate degree program or a vocational skills training program and have financial need.
Deadline: Nov. 15
See application instructions, deadlines, and additional scholarship information for the Women’s Opportunity Award here.