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Scholarships for Single Moms Interested in Going Back to School

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The Custody X Change Giving Fund awards up to $1,000 in scholarships to three single-parent recipients each year. The scholarship application window is open all year; each semester's application window opens right after the previous semester's deadline.

How to Apply

To apply, email them at scholarships@custodyxchange.com with your contact details, and attach the following:

  • A 400 to 500-word essay, "How will you use your education to improve your family?"
  • Your unofficial college transcript (or your admissions letter, if you're in your first semester).

    The scholarship application window is open all year; each semester's application window opens right after the previous semester's deadline. 

Eligibility Requirements

In order to qualify for the Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarship, you must:

  • Have primary physical custody of one or more minor children
  • Be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited college or university
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher or be a first-semester student
  • The scholarship is open to single-parent students around the world.
  • If you're outside the US, you should have the equivalent of 3.0 GPA or higher on your university's grading scale.

    For more information, visit www.custodyxchange.com/scholarships/