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Community Resources

YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester strives to empower women and girls. We do this by providing additional community resources that align with our mission.


Scholarship Resources for Women:

The American Association for University Women recently reported that 53% of women have high student loan debt just one year after graduation, compared to 39% of men. Many women also face the added difficulties of trying to go to college for the first time later in life, returning to school after long gaps of time, and attaining a degree while being a single parent.

To help make college more accessible for them, our college planning experts at developed two scholarship guides specifically for women. It breaks down 27 available scholarships by various groups, including STEM-based scholarships.

* Disclaimer:These resources are provided for informational purposes only, inclusion does not imply endorsement