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Talbots Scholarship

The Talbots Charitable Foundation awards scholarships to women pursuing a college degree later in life. This program includes one $30,000 Nancy Talbot Scholarship Award, which is named in memory of the founder of Talbots, and several awards up to $5000. This program is sponsored by the Talbots Charitable Foundation and administered by Scholarship America.

Applicants must be women currently residing in the US or Canada, and enrolled or planning to enroll in full- or part-time undergraduate study at an accredited college/university in the US or Canada. See website for additional eligibility requirements.

Scholarship finalists are selected on a number of criteria, including academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals. Financial need as calculated by Scholarship Management Services must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.

Fields of Study:

  • Arts and Creative Fields
  • Business and Law
  • Education
  • Health
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
  • Social Sciences and Humanities


  • United States and Canada

Program Type:

  • Study


  • US Citizen
  • US National or Permanent Resident
  • Citizen of another country

Program Length:

  • One year


  • January 20 

Special Considerations:

  • Extreme financial need
  • Female

Degree Level:

  • Undergrad


  • $1,000 - $30,000