New Hope Scholarship

Nominate a Single Mother for the New Hope Tuition Scholarship

Nominations are DUE march 1, 2021

The New Hope Scholarships encourage and support women seeking a second chance at a better life through education by reducing the financial barrier of tuition.

Scholarships are awarded to women who were not able to attend or had to drop out of a post-secondary educational institution (college/technical college).

The scholarships support women as they pursue a college degree and/or certification as a step toward stability for themselves and their families.


Scholarship Awards

  • $5,000 New Hope Scholarship 
  • $1,000 New Hope Technical Scholarship


Applicant Requirements

  • Must be a woman 25+ years of age returning to school
  • Must be a resident of Waukesha County or work in Waukesha County
  • Must be considered financially independent for purposes of determining eligibility for financial aid
  • Must have been accepted to a post-secondary educational institution
  • Preference will be given to legally divorced/single parent or guardian to a dependent child(ren) or caregiver to a sick family member or elderly parent(s)
  • Preference will be given to students working full- or part-time
  • Preference will be given to students carrying a minimum of 9 credits per semester



For more information and to apply, visit

Deadline to apply for a scholarship is 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 1, 2021.

Questions, please contact the Women and Girls Fund at

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