The University Network Working Parent Scholarship – $1,000 – Apply biannually (Next Deadline: August 18)

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Scholarship Summary is offering a $1,000 college scholarship twice a year designed to working parents currently enrolled in higher education.

This is an annual scholarship. Bookmark this page and check back each year!

If you are a parent and going to college, this scholarship could help you!


  • The scholarship is open to any person who:
  1. Is a full or part-time student who is in an accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institution (including, but not limited to, college, university or trade school, or similarly accredited program) with a current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher at that institution; and
  2. Has worked an average of at least twelve (12) hours for each of the previous four (4) weeks at the time of applying; and
  3. Is a residential parent of at least one minor child; and
  4. Is a legal resident of the United States of America; and
  5. Is currently enrolled and furthering his or her education at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution or program; and
  6. Is eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of applying;

How to Apply:

  • Write a 600 to 1,000 word essay  clearly outlining three keys to successfully balancing parenthood, working, and excelling in school.
  • Fill out their online application form.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: August 18

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