I googled scholarships for women, and I found this great article at Scholarships.com: https://www.scholarships.com/scholarships-for-women.aspx
One scholarship mentioned in the article is the Guardian Girls Going Places Entreneurship Award, open to girls ages 12-18. From article: "Guardian grants a total of $30,000 in scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, to 15 winners who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship and are taking the first steps toward financial independence while making a difference in their communities. Nominations are accepted from September to February each year."
Entries must be postmarked by or on February 26, 2010.
Another scholarship mentioned is the Glamour Top 10 College Women Competition, in which college juniors who have "excellent academic records, leadership experience on and off campus and inspiring goals." 10 winners will receive $3,000, in addition to being featured in the magazine and winning a trip to New York City to be recognized and to meet professional businesswoman.
Applications must be received by December 1, 2009.
There are several more scholarships for women of all ages. The article contains a link to each scholarship or opportunity.