Eddy Torriente

Scholarship for Single Mothers: Empowering Dreams, Transforming Futures

Welcome to the Eddy Torriente Scholarship for Single Mothers—an opportunity to turn your aspirations into achievements. This scholarship honors the resilience and dedication of single mothers pursuing higher education, offering support to help you reach your academic and professional goals. Discover how you can make your dreams a reality with the Eddy Torriente Scholarship. Apply today and take the first step toward a brighter future.

Scholarship Overview

The Eddy Torriente Scholarship for Single Mothers is dedicated to providing financial assistance and support to single mothers who are pursuing higher education. We understand the unique challenges that single mothers face as they strive to balance their academic aspirations with their responsibilities as parents. That's why we're committed to offering a $1,000 scholarship award annually to help alleviate some of the financial burdens associated with pursuing a college education. This scholarship is open to single mothers who demonstrate determination, resilience, and a commitment to achieving their educational and professional goals. Whether you're returning to school to advance your career, seeking to enhance your skill set, or pursuing a lifelong passion, we encourage you to apply for the Eddy Torriente Scholarship and take the next step toward realizing your dreams. Through this scholarship program, we aim to celebrate the strength and tenacity of single mothers while providing tangible support to help them succeed in their academic pursuits. Join us in honoring the legacy of Eddy Torriente and empowering single mothers to create brighter futures for themselves and their families. Apply for the Eddy Torriente Scholarship today and take the first step toward a brighter tomorrow.


To be eligible for the Eddy Torriente Scholarship for Single Mothers, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Single Mother: Applicants must be single mothers, defined as women who are the sole caregivers for their children and do not have a spouse or partner living with them.
  2. Enrollment: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college, university, or vocational/trade school in the United States.
  3. Academic Achievement: Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) from their most recent educational institution.
  4. Essay Prompt: In addition to meeting the above criteria, applicants must submit an original essay of 500-800 words in response to the following prompt:

Essay Prompt: “Describe a significant challenge you have faced as a single mother pursuing higher education. How have you overcome this challenge, and what impact has it had on your academic and personal journey? Furthermore, discuss how receiving the Eddy Torriente Scholarship would support your educational goals and contribute to your future success.”

  1. Application Form: All applicants must complete and submit the official Eddy Torriente Scholarship application form, which includes personal information, academic history, and contact details.
  2. Selection Process: Scholarship recipients will be selected based on the strength of their essay, academic achievements, financial need, and overall commitment to their educational goals.

We encourage all eligible single mothers to apply for the Eddy Torriente Scholarship and share their inspiring stories of perseverance, resilience, and determination. Your journey deserves to be celebrated, and we are here to support you in achieving your dreams.


One time award of $1,000


The deadline to apply for the scholarship is January 15, 2025.

Winner Announced

The winner of the scholarship will be announced on February 15, 2025.

How to Apply

To apply for the Eddy Torriente Scholarship for Single Mothers, please follow these steps:

  1. Write Your Essay: Craft an original essay of 500-800 words in response to the essay prompt provided in the “Criteria” section above. Your essay should be well-written, insightful, and demonstrate your personal experiences, challenges, and aspirations as a single mother pursuing higher education.
  2. Submit Your Application: Once you have completed your essay and application form, email them as attachments to [email protected]. Please include “Eddy Torriente Scholarship Application” in the subject line of your email.
  3. Review and Confirmation: After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of your materials. If any additional information is required, we will contact you promptly.

Along with the essay, please provide the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Name of High School and Graduation Date
  • The University that you are currently enrolled in.
  • Personal Bio
  • GPA