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40+ Scholarships with April 2024 Deadlines


The following scholarships include opportunities for elementary, middle school, high school students, trade school, undergraduate, graduate school, doctorate, and adult students.

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1st Financial Bank Financial Goals Scholarship. This is a monthly scholarship open to US residents aged 18 and older who are planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a college degree program. This is an essay-based scholarship that centers around the importance of incorporating financial literacy into one’s college career. The deadline is the last day of every month. Award of $2000. For more information visit https://www.1fbusascholarship.com/.


Achievers in Technology Program. This scholarship is from Sankofatech and is open

to students who will be starting their first year of college and are pursuing a STEM degree program. Awards up to $2000. Deadline is April 27th. For more information visit  https://sankofatech.org/ait/


AFA’s Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors who are willing to write an essay describing the impact of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia-related illnesses. Awards of up to $5000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information visit https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/alzheimers-awareness-scholarship/


AKA-EAF Scholarship. These scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0, who have demonstrated engagement in community service. Fellowships are also available for groups, organizations, and companies for research, The award amount is not disclosed. Deadline is April 15th. For more information visit https://akaeaf.org/scholarships.


Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD and will enroll in a 2-year community college, vocational, or technical training program. Award is $5000. Deadline is April 13th. For more information visit https://ncld.org/scholarships-awards/allegra-ford-thomas-scholarship/


American Indian Services Scholarship. This scholarship is open to Native American students pursuing their first undergraduate degree, or a professional/technical certificate. Applicants must be enrolled or will enroll as a matriculated student in a university, college, junior college or technical school (incoming freshman accepted) and must be at least One-Quarter (1/4) enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe.  Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25. Award is $2,000. Deadlines are November 1st, February 1st, April 1st and July 1st. For more information visit, https://www.americanindianservices.org/scholarships


American Nuclear Society Scholarships. Open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, community college, and trade school students pursuing nuclear engineering. Awards of up to $5000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information, visit https://www.ans.org/scholarships/


Anthem Scholarship. This scholarship is open to 8th-12th grade students worldwide. There are no citizenship requirements. Home-schooled students are also eligible. This is a non-fixed scholarship as the scholarship only requires reading a novel and writing an essay about the novel. Prizes are cash prizes. Applicants can use the award as they wish. Awards of up to $2000. The deadline is April 25th. For more information visit https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/#tab-3-anthem.


ASID Scholarships. These scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing interior design programs. These opportunities are offered by the American Society of Interior Designers. Multiple scholarships are available. Awards of up to $5000. Deadline is April 22nd. For more information visit https://www.asid.org/resources/awards/scholarships-and-grants.


CARiD Scholarship. This scholarship is open to US Students ages 16-20 who are enrolled in post-secondary education. Submit a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry. Award is $1000. Deadlines are April 30th and October 31st. For more information visit https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11172/carid_scholarship_program_scholarship.php


CGCS Bernard Harris Scholarship. This scholarship is open to Black and Hispanic high school seniors from high school districts of the Council of the Great City Schools pursuing STEM fields. Multiple scholarships awarded. Award of $5000. Deadline is April 12th. For more information visit https://apply.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarships/CGCS-BernardHarris2024


Craig D Butler Scholarship. This scholarship is open to African-American high school seniors from Pennsylvania. The award amount is not disclosed. The deadline is April 12th for more information visit https://www.craigdbutlerscholarship.com/.


Create Real Impact Contest. This scholarship is open to middle school, high school, trade school, college, or university students ages 14-22, who are US citizens or are DACA eligible. Offer a solution to distracted driving with creative writing, video, graphic design, or music. Award is $1500. The deadline is April 25th. For more information visit https://createrealimpact.com/.


Dairy Shrine / DMI Education & Communication Scholarships. These scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate college students who are pursuing education or communication careers in dairy or food-related industries. Major areas can include Education, Social Media & Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Food Science, Nutrition (Human), and Journalism. Scholarships are based on leadership, experience, academic ability, and interests in education or communications. Co-sponsored with Dairy Management Inc. Multiple awards offered. Awards up to $1500. Deadline is April 15th. For more information visit https://dairyshrine.org/youth/


Daniel Triano Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school senior hockey players who are registered with USA Hockey. Award is $1000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information visit https://www.atlantic-district.org/layout_container/show_layout_tab?layout_container_id=51565038&page_node_id=4674332&tab_element_id=176286.


Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is open to high school seniors planning to enroll and current undergraduate, trade, technical school, and graduate students who have been active in movements for social and economic justice. Renewable awards of $15,000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information visit https://www.davisputter.org/apply


E-Waste Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12, undergraduate students, and graduate students. Must be a US citizen or legal resident. Home-schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. Write about digital responsibility. The award is $1000. Deadline is April 30th. For more information visit https://www.digitalresponsibility.org/scholarships


Employment BOOST Academic Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors and 2-year and 4-year college students in the US with a GPA of 3.6 or higher. This scholarship is open to students pursuing any major. 1 scholarship will be given to a student pursuing any major and a 2nd scholarship will be given to a student pursuing business or STEM fields. Deadlines are accepted year-round on a rolling basis. Awards of $1000. For more information visit https://employmentboost.com/scholarship/


Fountainhead Scholarship. This scholarship is open to 11th and 12th-grade students worldwide. There are no citizenship requirements. Home-schooled students are also eligible. This is a non-fixed scholarship as the scholarship only requires reading a novel and writing an essay about the novel. Prizes are cash prizes. Applicants can use the award as they wish. Awards of up to $5000. The deadline is April 25th. For more information visit https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/the-fountainhead/


Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes. This scholarship is open to US and Canadian students ages 8-18 who are currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months. Award of $10,000. Deadline is April 15th. For more information visit https://barronprize.org/apply/.


Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship. This scholarship is open to graduate students who seek to make a positive difference in understanding wilderness and how to protect it. Award is $15,000. The deadline is April 15th. https://www.wilderness.org/news/article/gloria-barron-wilderness-society-scholarship-how-apply


Gus Archie Scholarship Program. This scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students intending to enroll in a petroleum engineering program. This is a merit-based scholarship. Awards up to $20,000. Awards will be distributed as $5000 per year renewable for up to 4 years. Deadline is April 15th. For more information visit https://www.spe.org/en/scholarships/archie/


HireAHelper Skilled Trade Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors, and undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational school students. Award is $2000. Deadline is April 16th. Recipients will be chosen by drawing. For more information visit https://www.hireahelper.com/about/scholarships/.


ISA with World Strides Scholarships. Multiple opportunities are available with this scholarship program for studying abroad or opting to travel during a gap year. Students can travel and have an immersive experience in Spain, England, South Korea, New Zealand, and Australia. Awards are up to $5000. Deadlines of October 30th, February 28th, and April 30th exist for applications depending on the location of travel. For more information visit https://www.studiesabroad.com/en/admissions/funding-your-program/scholarships-and-grants.


Innovation in Education Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school and college students who have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others with a GPA minimum of 3.0. The award is $500 and repeats monthly. Open to students in the US and Canada. The deadline is the 20th of every month. For more information visit https://www.latutors123.com/scholarships/innovation-in-education/


JCCIA Scholarships. This scholarship is open to students of Italian heritage. Award is $5000. There are various scholarships. Deadlines are April 10th, April 30th, September 15th, or November 1st depending on the scholarship. For more information visit https://www.jccia.com/scholarships.


Joshua L. Anderson Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors from Northern Nevada High Schools, who are baseball or softball players. Awards of $3500. The deadline is April 5th. For more information visit http://jlafoundation.org/scholarships/.


Lake Swannanoa Community Impact Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students of any age who are LSHA members and who have had a significant positive impact on the Lake Swannanoa community in the last 12 months. Award is $500. Deadline is April 15th. For more information visit http://www.lsha.us/


Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate freshmen and sophomores pursuing degrees at a 4-year college in the fields of Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics with a demonstrated financial need and a GPA minimum of 2.5. Applicants must be a US citizen. 200 awards will be awarded. Awards of $10,000 renewable up to $40,000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information visit https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/lockheedmartin/


Lou Manzione Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors from NJ who are registered with USA Hockey. Award is $1000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information visit https://www.atlantic-district.org/scholarships


MES Foundation Scholarships. These scholarships are open to Maine high school seniors with demonstrated financial need. Awards of up to $20,000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information visit https://www.mesfoundation.org/scholarships.html.


Mitchell Institute Scholarship. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Maine who have had involvement in their communities and have demonstrated financial need. Awards are up to $10,000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information visit http://mitchellinstitute.org/scholarship/#slide-2.


MyMozaic Scholarship. This $1,000 monthly scholarship is open to US citizens ages 13 and older. The deadline is the last day of every month. This is a scholarship sweepstakes or drawing.  For more information visit https://www.mymozaic.com/sasscholarship.php?sscid=71k5_fg133


NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. This scholarship is open to former college athletes as well as college athletes in their final year of competition. Awards of $10,000. Deadlines are January 8th, April 1st, or June 7th depending on the sport. For more information visit https://www.ncaa.org/sports/2013/11/21/ncaa-postgraduate-scholarship-program.aspx. 


Oregon Association of Nurseries. These scholarships are open to Oregon high school and college students enrolled in or planning to pursue horticulture or botany programs. Awards are up to $1500. Multiple scholarships are offered. Deadline is April 15th. For more information visit https://www.oan.org/page/onfapply.


Peters Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors who are pursuing environmental studies, conservation or forestry and will be attending a Christian college in Illinois, Arizona, Colorado, Michigan or Wisconsin. Awards of up to $20,000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information visit http://www.petersfoundation.org/scholarshipapplication.html. 

 

SBB Research Group STEM Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at a college or university, who are pursuing STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics). Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5. Deadline is on a rolling basis (12 awarded per year). Award is $2,500. This scholarship is open to students worldwide and there are no age restrictions. For more information visit https://www.sbbscholarship.com/  


Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation. This scholarship is open to high school senior students with a diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes, and are US citizens with a 3.0 GPA. Awards of up to $10,000. Deadline is April 15th. For more information visit http://verplankfoundation.com/scholarships/


Think for Yourself Scholarship. This scholarship is open to 11th and 12th-grade high school students. Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident. Write about free speech. This scholarship is offered by Let It Grow Inc. Awards of up to $5000. Deadline is April 30th. For more information visit https://letgrow.org/program/think-for-yourself-scholarship/.


V & E Diversity Scholarship. This scholarship is open to Texas high school seniors from Austin, Dallas, or Houston who are a member of a racial or ethnic group that has been underrepresented in legal professions and also identify as LGBTQ+. Applicants must have an interest in pursuing a career in the legal profession. Award is $10,000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information visit https://www.velaw.com/about-us/diversity-scholarships-fellowships/ve-diversity-scholarships/.


Virginia Heinlein Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is open to female undergraduate students pursuing mathematics, engineering, biological sciences, physical sciences, or science fiction as literature. This scholarship is open to women worldwide. Multiple awards are offered. Award of $3000. Deadline is April 1st. For more information visit https://www.heinleinsociety.org/scholarship-program/


Walker Williams Wilson Scholarship. This scholarship is open to African-American male high school senior students with a GPA minimum of 2.7 with acceptance to a historically Black college or university. The award amount is not disclosed. Deadline is April 21st. For more information visit https://svgsfoundation.org/scholarship


WIIT Scholarships. These scholarships are from the Association of Women in International Trade. Applicants must identify as female and be undergraduate junior, senior, or graduate students who are studying all aspects of international trade, economic development, or women’s economic empowerment. Award of $1500. Deadline April 1st and November 1st. For more information visit https://www.wiit.org/wiit-scholarships


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This information has been compiled by Jean O’Toole and The Scholarship Team at Connections101.

*Please note that information can change about any given scholarship. Scholarships are not guaranteed to be offered every year. The Scholarship Team at Connections101 encourages every family to verify at the information link provided that the scholarship is being offered during the current or upcoming year.

Jean O’Toole is an educational consultant and author of the bestselling book, Scholarship Strategies Finding and Winning the Money You Need. Over the past 15 years, she has helped tens of thousands of students in the United States. Individuals collectively have been awarded millions of dollars by applying her scholarship strategies.  In 2008 she co-founded Connections101, a company specializing in providing motivational tools for scholarship searching. It is her goal to empower students to design their paths to their future without college debt. For more information about Jean/s scholarship strategies and resources, visit www.connections101.com.

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