The Sister Thea Bowman Foundation has four scholarships for African-American

single mothers and their child to attend the College of St. Mary in Omaha, Nebraska. The Foundation will grant $30, 000.00 over a period of four years to the College of St. Mary on behalf of each student. In return the College of St. Mary will match that grant with an additional $24,000. The student must be an African-American single mother who has completed high school. She must be from low income housing. She must be able to gain admission to

College of St. Mary. She need not be Catholic. Each student will have an African-American mentor during her course of study at the College of St. Mary. Each student will also have an African-American host family from Omaha who will also serve as mentor. Each mother may take up to two children with her to the College of St. Mary. The cut off age for the child is nine. Each mother will live in a dorm with other single mothers and their children. This dorm has been especially renovated to accommodate mothers and their children.

If interested, please contact Mary Lou Jennings, Executive Director of the Sister Thea Bowman Foundation.

Return to the Scholarship Page

Scholarship listings continue below ad.

Related Educational Resources

Note: Please, do not contact us regarding these scholarships. We are not affiliated with the sponsoring organizations and therefore have no additional information. Sometimes the link is changed for the scholarships. When this happens, go to the home page of the organizers to locate information on it or contact the organization directly. Convergence Media, Inc. can not confirm the accuracy of the scholarships listed. We are providing them as a service to our website visitors.

The Multicultural Advantage Scholarship maintains a constantly updated listing of a wide variety of scholarship programs.

To view current scholarship listings: Visit the Scholarship Center