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45+ Scholarships with March 2022 Deadlines



The following scholarships include opportunities for adult students, high school students, undergraduate students, graduate school students, doctorate students, vocational students, homeschooled students, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and international students.


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 currently enrolled in a college degree program. This is a drawing or sweepstakes scholarship.

Award: $2000. Deadline: is the last day of every month.


ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school students ages 13-18. Award will be given to either the recipient’s chosen educational institution or will be distributed to the recipient’s 529 college savings program. This is a non-fixed scholarship where you may also be able to use ready-to-go material as applicants must write an essay about safe drinking water. Award: $1500. Deadline: March 15th.


ABSFE National Scholarship Program. This scholarship is for US citizen college students enrolled in funeral service or mortuary science programs.

Awards: up to $2500. Deadlines annually: March 1st and September 1st.


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


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 illness. Award: up to $5000. Deadline: March 1st.


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: $2500. Deadline: March 1st.


AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is open to students pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Awards: $2500 Deadlines: March 31st, June 30th, September 30th and December 31st.


AICPA Legacy Scholarships. These scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in accounting. There are multiple categories for awards.

Awards: up to $10,000. Deadline: March 1st.


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: up to $5000. Deadline: March 1st.


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: $1000. Deadline: March 1st.


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 given. Awards: $1000 Deadline: March 1st.


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: up to $20,000. Deadline: March 31st.


ASHG Essay Contest. This scholarship is open to students in grades 9-12. This scholarship is from the American Society of Human Genetics. Write an essay about genetics. This may be a great opportunity to use ready-to-go materials. This is also a non-fixed scholarship.

Awards: up to $1000. Deadline: early March.


Becca's Closet Involvement Scholarship. 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: $1000. Deadline: March 31st.


Becca's Closet Involvement Scholarship. 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: $1000. Deadline: March 31st.


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.

Award: varies. Deadline: March 31st.


Because College is Expensive Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school juniors, seniors, current college students and adults looking to head back to school. This is a scholarship sweepstakes. It is offered quarterly.

Award: $500. Deadlines are: March 31st, June 30th, September 30th and December 30th


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: $8000. Deadline: March 1st.


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: $1000. Deadline: March 4th.


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.

Award: Renewable up to $3500. Deadline: March 5th.


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 offered. Awards: up to $5000. Deadline: March 20th.


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 from US Territories. Create a greeting card using original art, photograph or computer graphics. The recipient will receive a 1099 form to pay taxes on the award. Award: $10,000. Deadline: March 2nd.


Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarships. These scholarships are open to female high school seniors who are daughters of career commissioned officers in the United States Armed Forces. Awards: up to $20000. Deadline: March 15th.


Dream Big Scholarship. This scholarship is from the company RentLingo. It is open to students ages 18+ who are attending a college or university. International students may apply. Award: $1000. Deadlines are: October 1st and March 1st.


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 or Seattle.

Awards: $5000. Deadline: in March; Specific deadline date in March is not available.


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. Awards: $1000. Deadlines: accepted year round on a rolling basis.


Fight for Equality Women in STEM Scholarship. This scholarship is open to female high school seniors who are pursuing STEM related fields. Award: $500. Deadline: March 31st.


Foundation 649 Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school senior 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. Award: up to $4000. Deadline: March 1st.


Funny Money Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students ages 13-19 who are interested in learning comedy skills. Award: $500. Deadline: March 31st.


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. Award: $2000 biannual. Deadlines: September 15th and March 15th of each year.


Greenfield Peace Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors from Oregon who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color). Must create a work of visual art. Award: amount is not disclosed. Deadline: March 18th.


ISC2 Information Security Graduate Scholarship. This scholarship is open to graduate and doctorate students with a GPA of 3.5 and are pursuing a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance. This scholarship is open to students worldwide. Multiple awards are offered. Awards: up to $5000. Deadline: March 7th.


ISC2 Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.3 and are pursuing a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance. This scholarship is open to students worldwide. Multiple awards are offered. Award: up to $5000. Deadline: March 7th.


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. Open to students in the US and Canada. Award: $500 and repeats monthly. Deadline: the 20th of every month.


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: up to $24,000. Deadline: March 1st.


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 personal relationship with sleep health and its impact on their education. Award: $1000. Deadline: March 20th.


MyMozaic Scholarship. This scholarship is open to US citizens ages 13 and older. This is a scholarship sweepstakes or drawing. Award: $1,000 Deadline: the last day of every month.


NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program. These opportunities are offered from The National Institutes of Health. This scholarship is open to enrolled or accepted for enrollment (high school seniors) full time students at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicants must have exceptional financial need and a minimum GPA of 3.3. Applicants must be committed to a career in biomedical, behavioral or social science health-related research. Awards: up to $80,000 ($20K each year for 4 years). Deadline: March 17th.


OppU Achievers Scholarship. This scholarship open to high school seniors, college, graduate, professional or trade school students who are US citizens with a GPA of at least 3.0. College students must be attending at least part time to be eligible. This scholarship is awarded quarterly. Award: $2,500 Deadlines: are September 30th, December 31st, March 31st and June 30th.


PAF Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students age 25 and younger who are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees and have been diagnosed with or treated for a cancer or chronic disease. This scholarship is from the Patient Advocate Foundation.

Award: $3000. Deadline: March 9th.


Porch Skilled Trade and Technology Scholarships. This scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate and trade school students with a GPA minimum of 3.4 pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services. This scholarship is a drawing or sweepstakes. Award: $2000. Deadline: March 31st.


RBPA Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate and PhD students from New England (ME, VT, NH, MA, RI, CT). This scholarship is being offered from Rainbow Business Professionals Association of Maine. This scholarship’s goal is to promote equality and inclusion. Students will need to write about a project they have done to protect the rights of the LGBTQ+ community or prevent bullying. Multiple awards offered.

Award: amount not disclosed. Deadline: March 18th.


Rent a Knee Walker Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors, 2 year and 4 year college students and graduate students. GPA minimum is 3.0. Option to submit an essay or a video for application requirements. Award: $500. Deadline: March 1st.


Samsung@First Scholars Scholarships. These scholarships are from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and are open to current undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in STEM programs. Awards: $15,000. Deadline: March 18th.


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. This is an international competition open to students worldwide. Awards: up to $500. Deadline: March 7th.


Star-Spangled Banner Flag House Scholar Award. This scholarship is open to Maryland high school seniors. Create your own primary source written artifact detailing your experience of the pandemic. This is a non-fixed scholarship. Award: $1812.00. Deadline: March 18th.


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: $1000. Deadline: March 1st.


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: up to $3000. Deadline: March 31st.


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 a 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.

Award: $10,000. Deadline: March 4th.


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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, visit www.connections101.com.

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