Talbots Scholarship

Degree Level: Undergrad

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or Arts & Humanities, or Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Special Consideration: Female

Location: United States

Duration: One year

Deadlines: January. Please check website below for the specific date.


The Talbots Scholarship Foundation awards $10,000 scholarships and one $30,000 Nancy Talbot Scholarship Award to women pursuing a college degree later in life. The latter will go to an extraordinary finalist demonstrating courage, conviction and an insatiable entrepreneurial spirit.

Since its inception in 1997, the Talbots Scholarship Foundation has awarded over $1 million to deserving women ranging in age from their late 20s to 60s. This program empowers women to pursue their dreams of a college degree later in life.


Award Details

Additional Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be women who earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 2001;
  • Be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full- or part-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-, three- or four-year college or university in the United States or Canada;
  • Be attending the full 2011-12 academic year and receiving a degree no earlier than May 2012; and
  • Have at least two semesters (24 credit hours or more) remaining to complete an undergraduate* degree as of the beginning of the 2011 fall academic term.