ABOUT the foundation
The Miss America Foundation (MAF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides scholarships for women across the country. MAF proudly offers academic and community-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies.
OVER 5 MILLION DOLLARS IN SCHOLARSHIPS A YEAR
The Miss America Program makes available over $5 million dollars in cash scholarships a
year across the country at the local, state, and national level. In addition, there are millions
of dollars made available to candidates through colleges and universities annually.
WE EMPOWER women
by raising funds for scholarships
16 million girls will never set foot in a classroom – and women account for two-thirds of the 750 million adults without basic literacy skills
WE MANAGE all scholarship
From creation to award for the Miss America Program. The Miss America Foundation, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest providers of scholarships for young women.
One of the nation’s largest providers of scholarships for young women.
WE DEVELOP career resources
We develop career resource opportunities for great young women of the future.
2020 QUICK FACTS AND FIGURES
2020 saw the introduction of a National $5,000.00 cash scholarship given by Dakota State University to broaden recognition of the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
YEARS OF STUDY FUNDED*
2020 saw the introduction of the Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Dakota State University award of an in-kind scholarship for the cash scholarship winner to enroll in up to four (4) years of undergraduate studies, including tuition, room and board at Dakota State University or scholarship for tuition to complete one (1) degree of graduate studies!
Currently the Miss America Foundation funds scholarships for women in the following areas: