Financial Literacy

Updated July 12, 2021

Financial literacy (education on the management of personal finances) is an essential part of planning and paying for postsecondary education. Everyone needs to understand the options with respect to the vast array of financial products, services, and providers to make sound financial decisions.

Affordable College OnlineScholarship and grant database for women.
Annuity.orgInformation for budgets, credit, retirement, etc. 
Credit Card Insider's Student CentersTo help students learn about student loans and credit so they are more responsible with their finances.
Office of Federal Student Aid
Provides publications, fact sheets, online tools, and other resources to help prepare and pay for college or career school.
Simple TuitionTips, advice, interactive tools, and deals to ensure students plan better for the cost of college, pay less for college-related expenses, and are smarter about how they manage and pay back their student loans.
Divorce Options 

Wednesdays, 6pm-8pm, State Bar Center 5121 Masthead NE Albuquerque, NM. Weekly Support Group


Food Stamps/SNAP

SNAP

The Women's Resource Center is trained by Road Runner Foodbank to help you apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)! We have applications in our office or can help you apply online. Virtual Walk-in Hours are Tuesdays 12pm-2pm. Email women@unm.edu for an appointment.


Graduate Students

Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship a one-year scholarship program for outstanding women graduate students in their second year of graduate studies. Scholarships are granted by Microsoft Research at the discretion of Microsoft.

AAUW source of funding for graduate women.

Non-traditional Students

AARP Woman's Scholarship Program 

Jeannette Rankin Foundation 

Linda's Scholarship 


Scholarships: General Databases 

Education Grants 

FastWeb 

Scholarships.com 

Scholarships and Grants 

Scholarship Experts 

Study Specific Scholarships

Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology

Women in technology

Center for Women in Technology

Information technology

Computer Science for Women

Scholarships and resources for women in computer science fields

College Board

Women in education

National Women Studies Association

Women's studies and education

New York Women in Communications

Field of communications

Society of Women Engineers

Engineering students

Third Wave Fund

Transgender and young women 

Women in Accounting

Accounting scholarships/resources for women in that field

Women in Aviation

Aviation and aerospace