What are some college grants for women?


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Some college scholarships for women include the ESA Foundation Computer and Video Game Scholarship, the VIP Women in Technology Scholarship, the Women in Marketing Scholarship, Ladies of the Podium Scholarship and the Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship in Statistics for Women. Many scholarships for women are focuses on a specific goal, such as increased leadership or enrollment in male-dominated programs such as engineering, science or business, notes Scholarships.com.

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The VIP Women in Technology Scholarship awards several scholarships each year worth up to $2,500 per recipient, as of July 2015. Women must be attending or planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college in the United States. Recipients are chosen based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, essay, community involvement, leadership skills and planned career path, notes Visionary Integration Professionals.

As of July 2015, the ESA Foundation awards a maximum 30 scholarships of $3,000 each to students earning degrees that lead to a career in Computer and Video Game Arts. Recipients must be either a woman or minority student and must plan to attend a 4-year college in the United States as a full-time student. Students must also maintain a grade point average of at least 2.75 on the 4.0 scale.

Other college scholarship programs for women to consider are the Caitlin Brondolo Charitable Foundation Golf Scholarship, Charleston Women in International Trade Scholarship, M. Hildred Blewett Scholarship for Women in Physics and Fellowship on Women and Public Policy.

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