Whether you are a single mom, a stay-at-home mom or a woman who perhaps never got a chance to go to school, now you can. President Obama has created a free scholarship program to help you. Many women end up planning to go to college, but often, life takes over, working becomes a necessity and dreams of school are left behind. Although the scholarship targets moms and women over 40 who have been hit particularly hard by the poor economy, it is open to all women who would like to take advantage of it.

Step 1

Visit the website Scholarships4moms.net. You can also find additional information and application links on Mothersscholarships.com and Ideamakers.com.

Step 2

Fill out and submit the online application, ensuring that all questions are answered and all information is correct.

Step 3

Consent to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policy. Click "Submit."

Step 4

Complete a short questionnaire regarding your school interests. These include campus versus online, desired study subject and desired start date.

Step 5

Click "Yes" to acknowledge you need not complete the questionnaire and "Yes" that you are aware that a school may contact you to give you more information.

Step 6

Read the information available from schools offering both online and campus courses and, if you like, request information about or search for a student loan. The good news is that the scholarship can be used for online education, making it easy for any woman to be able to attain higher education.

Step 7

Click "Submit" to apply to win a $10,000 scholarship. In addition, schools will contact you and will give you information about applying for other scholarships or loans.