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5 Scholarships for Women in STEM!

Updated: Feb 14, 2021

Written By: Mishita Kaja

Are you a girl interested in receiving money for your passion in computer science/engineering and achievements? There are many scholarship opportunities to earn financial aid for people who want to pursue higher education. Below we have provided a few, so feel free to apply as soon as possible!

$1,000 awarded to a student pursuing a degree in computer science or computer engineering. Areas of study that will be considered include computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, database management, computer networking, computer programming and information technology management. You must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident and be enrolled (or accepted) in a college or university and planning on continuing the next year.

  • Eligibility: High school senior or college student

  • Deadline: April 1st, 2021

The NextStepU STEM Scholarship is available for students between the ages of 16 and 22 who are majoring in or planning to major in a field related to science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. The awarded amount is $1,500.

  • Eligibility: High school junior or college students

  • Deadline: January 31, 2021

The Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program will award the recipient $15,000. You must plan on studying full-time at an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.

  • Eligibility: High school senior and Identify as a female

  • Deadline: February 14, 2021

The Palantir Women in Technology Scholarship will award the recipient $7,000. You must Identify as a woman and be a freshman, sophomore, or junior majoring in or planning to major in STEM. Also, you must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a U.S., Canadian, or Mexican college/university in both the current and upcoming academic year.

  • Eligibility: College student and identify as a woman

  • Deadline: 1 April, 2021

Future Leaders in Technology High School Award/Scholarship will award two recipients $1,000. The scholarship is open to high school students who plan to pursue a degree in computer science, electrical engineering or data science. You must also be a member of an underrepresented group, including: Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, American Indian or Native American, LGBTQA+, and Women.

  • Eligibility: High school student and part of an underrepresented group

  • Deadline: Every 6 months

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