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40+ Scholarships with March 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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1000 Dreams Fund Scholarship. This scholarship is open to women graduating from US high school, or attending 2-year, or 4-year colleges and universities as well as Graduate

school regardless of citizenship status. This scholarship is designated to be

used for educational expenses outside of tuition, room, board, and fees. Award

is $1000. Deadline is March 31st. For more information visit 1000 Dreams Fund Scholarship


1st Financial Bank Financial Goals Scholarship. This is a monthly scholarship open to US residents age 18 and older who are planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a college degree program. This is a drawing or sweepstakes scholarship. The deadline is the last day of every month. Award of $2000. For more information visit 1st Financial Bank Financial Goals Scholarship.


ABSFE National Scholarship Program. This scholarship is for US citizen college students enrolled in funeral service or mortuary science programs. Awards are up to $2500. There are two application deadlines annually, March 1st and September 1st. For more information visit ABSFE National Scholarship Program.


ACS Scholars Program. This scholarship is open to Black/African-American, Latino/Hispanic, or, who are Indigenous (Native American high school seniors or undergraduate students pursuing a chemistry-related career and have a GPA of 3.0. Award of up to $5000. Deadline is March 1st. For more information visit ACS Scholars Program.


AFDO Scholarship. This scholarship is open to undergraduate students in their 3rd year with a GPA of 3.0 who have a demonstrated desire to work in food and product safety. This opportunity is from the Association of Food and Drug Officials. Awards of $2500. Deadline is March 31st. For more information visit AFDO Scholarship.


AICPA Legacy Scholarships. These scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in accounting. There are multiple categories for awards. Awards of up to $10,000. Deadline is March 15th. For more information visit AICPA Legacy Scholarships.


ALA Scholarships. These scholarships are from the American Library Association. They are open to students pursuing graduate-level programs in library and information studies. Awards are up to $5000. Deadline is March 1st. For more information visit ALA Scholarships.


Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school juniors who are interested in journalism and identify as a "free spirit". Award is $1000. Deadline is March 1st. For more information visit Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference Scholarship.

 

America’s 911 Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is open to first responders or students who have a parent who is a first responder. The first responder can be a paid or volunteer position. Multiple awards were given. Awards of $1000 Deadline is March 10th. For more information visit America’s 911 Foundation Scholarship.


Arthritis Champions Scholarship. This scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate, graduate, and medical students who have been diagnosed with arthritis or another rheumatic disease. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and have been involved with community service that supports the Arthritis Foundation. Award is up to $20,000. Deadline is March 31st. For more information visit Arthritis Champions Scholarship.


ASHG Essay Contest. This scholarship is open to students in grades 9-12. This scholarship is from the American Society of Human Genetics. Write a genetics essay. This may be a great opportunity to use ready-to-go materials. This is also a non-fixed scholarship. Awards up to $1000. Deadline is March 6th. For more information visit ASHG Essay Contest.


Becca's Closet Involvement Scholarship (Non-Need-Based). This scholarship is open to graduating high school senior students with a GPA minimum of 2.0 who have been involved and engaged with a local chapter of Becca's Closet. Award amount is $1000. Deadline is March 29th. For more information visit Becca's Closet Involvement Scholarship (Non-Need-Based).


Becca's Closet Drittel Family Scholarship (Non-Needs Based). This scholarship is open to South Florida-based graduating high school senior students with a GPA minimum of 2.0 who have been involved and engaged with a local chapter of Becca's Closet. Award amount is $1000. Deadline is March 29th. For more information visit Becca's Closet Drittel Family Scholarship (Non-Needs Based).


Becca's Closet Spirit of Generosity Scholarship. This scholarship is open to graduating high school senior students with a GPA minimum of 2.0 with demonstrated financial need, who have made a significant contribution to their community through community service. The award amount varies. Deadline is March 29th. For more information visit Becca's Closet Spirit of Generosity Scholarship.


Because College is Expensive Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school sophomores, juniors, seniors, current undergraduate and graduate college students, and adults looking to head back to school. This is a scholarship sweepstakes. It is offered quarterly. Deadlines are March 31st, June 30th, September 30th, and December 31st. This award is $500. For more information visit Because College is Expensive Scholarship.


Bound to Stay Bound Scholarship. This scholarship is open to graduate students who are pursuing a career path to work in library services for children. Award amount is $8000. Deadline is March 1st. For more information visit Bound to Stay Bound Scholarship.


Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest. These scholarships are open to US high school students in grades 9-12. Write an essay about your experience with Cancer. Award of $1000. Deadline is March 1st. For more information visit Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest.


Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is open to CT high school seniors pursuing programs in architecture, construction-related engineering, construction management, surveying, planning, or other related courses of study. Renewable awards of up to $3500. Deadline is March 1st.  For more information visit Connecticut Building Congress Scholarship Fund.


CMP Carolyn Hines Memorial Scholarship Program. This scholarship is from the Civilian Marksmanship Program. It is open to high school seniors, who are US citizens with a 3.0 minimum GPA and have demonstrated marksmanship competition experience. Applicants must be accepted to attend a college, university, or trade school leading to a diploma or certification. Multiple awards are offered. Awards of up to $5000. Deadline is March 31st. For more information visit CMP Carolyn Hines Memorial Scholarship Program.


Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school and college students age 14 and older who are from the US or US Territories. Create a greeting card using original art, photographs, or computer graphics. Award is $10,000. The recipient will receive a 1099 form to pay taxes on the award. Deadline is March 1st. For more information visit Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship.


Education First Scholarships. These scholarships are open to high school seniors from participating high schools in Austin, Denver, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland, San Diego, and Seattle. Awards of $5000. Deadline is March 15th. For more information visit Education First 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 Employment BOOST Academic Scholarship.

 

Foundation 649 Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors or transferring community college Asian American or Pacific Islander students who will be attending a college or university in the Fall. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and have been involved in AAPI causes. The award is up to $4000. Deadline is March 1st. For more information visit Foundation 649 Scholarship.


Gensler Rising Black Designers Scholarship. This scholarship is open to Black or African-American students enrolled in an architecture program. Awards of up to $60,000. Deadline is March 1st. For more information visit Gensler Rising Black Designers Scholarship.


GoSkills Scholarship. This scholarship is for female high school or college students who are pursuing any career field but have the goal of starting their own online business. This scholarship is not based on financial need, GPA, or demographic criteria. There are no age restrictions. This $2000 scholarship is biannual and the deadlines are September 15th and March 15th of each year. For more information visit GoSkills Scholarship.


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 Innovation in Education Scholarship.


James Madison Fellowship. This scholarship is open to graduate-level students who desire to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary level. Awards of up to $24,000. The deadline is March 2nd For more information visit James Madison Fellowship.


Mattress Advisor’s Sleep Science Scholarship. This scholarship is open to enrolled or due-to-be-enrolled full-time college students. International and undocumented students are welcome to apply. Applicants will be asked to write about their relationship with sleep health and its impact on their education. Award is $1000. Deadline is March 20th. For more information visit Mattress Advisor’s Sleep Science Scholarship. 


Maude and Alexander Hadden Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors with demonstrated financial need. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5. This scholarship is from the Youth Foundation. Awards of up to $16,000. Deadline is March 15th. For more information visit Maude and Alexander Hadden Scholarship.


Michael J. Latta EMS Scholarship Foundation. This scholarship is open to high school and college students wishing to become an EMT or paramedic. The award amount is not disclosed. Deadline is March 15th. For more information visit Michael J. Latta EMS Scholarship Foundation.


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 MyMozaic Scholarship.


PAF Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students aged 25 and younger who are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees and have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer or chronic disease. This scholarship is from the Patient Advocate Foundation. Award of $3000. Deadline is March 8th. For more information visit PAF Scholarship.


Quell Foundation Bridge The Gap Scholarship. This scholarship is open to current junior and senior undergraduate students and graduate students who are pursuing the fields of psychology, social work, or other related fields serving mental health conditions. The award amount is not disclosed. Deadline is March 15th. For more information visit Quell Foundation Bridge The Gap Scholarship. 


Quell Foundation Fighter Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors, and current undergraduate and graduate students who are being treated for a diagnosed mental health condition. The award amount is not disclosed. Deadline is March 15th. For more information visit Quell Foundation Fighter Scholarship.   


Quell Foundation First Responder Legacy Scholarship. This scholarship is open to current high school seniors, and undergraduate and graduate students who have experienced a loss of a first responder parent in the line of duty or to suicide. The award amount is not disclosed. The deadline is March 15th. For more information visit Quell Foundation First Responder Legacy Scholarship


Quell Foundation Survivor Scholarship. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, and undergraduate and graduate students who have lost a parent, sibling, or caregiver due to suicide. The award amount is not disclosed. The deadline is March 15th. For more information visit Quell Foundation Survivor Scholarship.


Renaissance Scholars Program. This scholarship is open to current 2-year and 4-year undergraduate students, from Oregon or Illinois who will be the first in their families to obtain a bachelor's degree. Award is $4000. US Citizenship is not a requirement.  The deadlines are March 1st and May 1st. For more information visit Renaissance Scholars Program.


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 SBB Research Group STEM Scholarship. 


Science Without Borders Challenge. This scholarship is open to students ages 11-19. This opportunity inspires students to promote public awareness of the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources through art. Awards up to $500. Deadline is March 4th. This is an international competition open to students worldwide. For more information visit Science Without Borders Challenge.


Tall Club International Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors under the age of 21 who meet specific height requirements. Male applicants must be at least 6’2” tall and female applicants must be at least 5’10” tall. Awards of $1000. Deadline is March 1st. For more information visit Tall Club International Scholarship.


Texas Big Game Award Scholarships. These scholarships are open to Texas high school seniors and undergraduate students with a valid state of Texas hunting license who are pursuing agriculture or natural resource-related majors. The mission of the scholarship awards is to promote sound habitat and wildlife management. Multiple scholarships are offered. Awards of up to $3000. Deadline is March 31st. For more information visit Texas Big Game Award Scholarships.


Too Cool for School Scholarship. Open to high school, 2-year, 4-year, and graduate college students. This is a scholarship sweepstakes. DACA students are also eligible. Award is $1000. Deadlines are quarterly: March 31st, June 30th, September 30th and December 31st. For more information visit Too Cool for School Scholarship.


Women in Science Scholarship. This scholarship is open to female undergraduate students who will be entering their final year of undergraduate study. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in atmospheric science or related science and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Open to US citizens and those applicants who hold permanent resident status. There are no age restrictions. This is one of the many scholarships offered by the American Meteorological Society. The award is $10,000, Deadline is March 15th. For more information visit Women in Science Scholarship.

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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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