Scholarships with April 2016 Deadlines

 

AICPA Scholarships
Sponsor: AICPA
Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarships are open to students majoring in accounting or an accounting-related major. Multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

ANS Scholarships
Sponsor: American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarships are open to students pursuing a degree in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field.

BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

Bodie McDowell Scholarship
Sponsor: Outdoor Writers Association of America
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students entering their junior or senior year of study or graduate students. Applicant must have career goals in outdoor communications.

Champions for Christ Scholarship
Sponsor: Champion for Christ Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have surrendered their lives to full-time Christian service and are preparing for full-time Christian ministry.

Davis-Putter Scholarship
Sponsor: Davis Putter Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are active in movements for social and/or economic justice and have financial need.

Debt.com Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship Applicants
Sponsor: Debt.com
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are applying for other scholarships. Applicant must submit proof of scholarship search and a short letter telling the scholarship committee about themselves.

Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Baseball
Amount: $1,250
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding high school seniors who at one time participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball, Inc. program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university.

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Fantasy Sports Daily Scholarship
Sponsor: Fantasy Sports Daily
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are at least 16 years of age and currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the United States. Applicant must answer four personal, open-ended and thought-provoking questions.

 

Italian Genealogical Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Genealogical Group (IGG)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are at least 25% Italian descent (one grandparent is Italian).

John Kitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Candy Technologists (AACT)
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores, juniors or seniors who have demonstrated an interest in confectionery technology. Applicant must be majoring in a food science, chemical science, biology science, or related area.

National Insulator Association Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: National Insulator Association (NIA)
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an eligible educational institution. Applicant must submit an essay that shows the relationship between their career and educational goals to the mission statement and goals of the National insulator Association.

 

Novo Nordisk Donnelly Award
Sponsor: Billie Jean King WTT Charities, Inc.
Amount: Up to $7,500
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students between 14 and 21 years of age who have diabetes and play tennis competitively.

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships
Sponsor: National Society of High School Scholars Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating from a public high school who will be pursuing a degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) field. Applicant must be a member of an underrepresented group in STEM careers and a U.S. citizen.

Project Yellow Light Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Advertising Council
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Competition is open to high school juniors and seniors and college students. Applicant must submit a video that encourages friends to avoid distracted driving.

Roosevelt Archival Internships
Sponsor: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (FERI), and the William R. Emerson Archival Internship Fund
Amount: Stipend: Up to $1,400
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Internship is open to college and graduate level students. Preference may be given to students majoring in history, political science, archival, library, or computer/information science. Internship can last six or seven weeks and must take place during the summer break at the FDR Library in Hyde Park, New York.

Study Habits Scholarship
Sponsor: Peter Pasula Mortgage Solutions
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2015. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to study habits.

Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest
Sponsor: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Contest is open to adults, youth 13-18, and youth 12 & under. Contestant must submit a short video on an aspect of nuclear disarmament.

The Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards
Sponsor: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Contest is open to people of all ages. Contestants must submit a poem or poems that explore and illuminate positive visions of peace and the human spirit. There is no entry fee for people 18 years of age or younger.

Thespian Scholarships
Sponsor: Educational Theatre Association
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are active members of the International Thespian Society. Most scholarship require an audition. There are multiple scholarship opportunities, so check website for specific requirements.

Tourism Cares Academic Scholarship Program
Sponsor: TourismCares
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must have participated in a hospitality and tourism program.

Two Ten Higher Education Scholarships
Sponsor: Two Ten Footwear Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending or planning to attend an accredited two or four year college, university, nursing or vocational/technical school for full or part-time study. Applicant or their parents must have a minimum of two years’ employment in the footwear industry (1,000 hours over two years).

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Veterans United Home Loans
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current active-duty service members, veterans of the United States Armed Forces, spouses of a service member or veteran, surviving spouse or child of a fallen service member, or children of a service member or veteran. Applicant must also be currently pursuing a post-secondary degree at an accredited college or university, or plan to attend a college or university in the following academic year.

Virtual Business Scholarship
Sponsor: Knowledge Matters, Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in their junior or senior years of high school. Applicant must be nominated by their teacher and must exhibit excellence in business, marketing or personal finance classes.

Visionary Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American College Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school freshmen, sophomore, junior, or senior students who are United States citizens or eligible non-citizens. Applicant must submit an essay on why college is important to them.

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Winning Writers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Contest is open to poets of all ages and from all nations. Contestant must submit one English poem only, with a maximum of 250 lines.

Zumper Apartments Scholarship
Sponsor: Zumper
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in Fall 2016. Applicant must submit a short piece of writing that includes how the applicant has impacted their student body or community and information about housing near their school.

SRSI Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: SRSI Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 4, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens enrolled in a four-year bachelor degree program in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering, Construction Technology, Construction Management, Construction Information Technology, or Architectural Engineering.

AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA)
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 6, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are citizens and aliens legally residing in the United States. Applicant must read the “Fire Sprinkler Essay” and then take a ten question multiple-choice test. Student will receive an entry into a drawing for each question answered correctly.

Christina Skoski, M.D., Scholarship
Sponsor: Amputee Coalition
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 6, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be full-time undergraduate students in the fall term and have a congenital limb difference or an amputation.

Great Lakes National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Great Lakes Educational Loan Services
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 6, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or current college students who have financial need. Applicant must be majoring in a STEM related major. Only the first 20,000 applications submitted electronically will be accepted.

Negative Population Growth Photography Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Negative Population Growth
Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: April 8, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. Applicant must submit an original photo that shows how population growth is negatively impacting your community.

Signet Essay Contest
Sponsor: Penguin Putman Incorporated
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 14, 2016
Description: Contest is open to 11th and 12th grade, full-time matriculated students who are attending high schools located in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, or homeschooled students between the ages of 16-18. Applicant must submit an essay on one of five given topics related to the book, “Little Women.”

2016 Kahn Roven, LLP Scholarship
Sponsor: Kahn Roven, LLP
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in good standing who hold a minimum 3.0 GPA and are planning on attending an accredited post-secondary institution. Applicant must submit an essay on what post-secondary education means to them.

All I Need Scholarship Slam
Sponsor: Power Poetry
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are 25 years of age or younger. Applicant must submit an original poem on something they cannot live without.

Annual Senior Care Scholarship
Sponsor: A Place for Mom
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. Applicant must have the intent of pursing a career that involves working with senior citizens.

Build U. Scholarship
Sponsor: Buildium
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a Product Design, Interaction Design, UX Design, Engineering, or Computer Science degree program. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to concept of ownership.

Buildium’s Women in Technology Scholarship
Sponsor: Buildium
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to college or university students in good standing at an accredited public or private U.S. university. Applicant must be enrolled in a Product Design, Interaction Design, User Experience Design, Engineering, or Computer Science degree program (undergraduate or graduate).

CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest
Sponsor: Pony Parts
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are current students and will be enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester. Applicant must submit a video that is under three minutes on one of several given topics.

College JumpStart Scholarship
Sponsor: The College JumpStart Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students in 10th through 12th grades, college students, and non-traditional students. Applicant must submit a short essay.

Contact Lens & Glasses Scholarship
Sponsor: ReplaceMyContacts.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors enrolled full-time in a college in the United States. Applicant does not need to wear contact lenses or glasses to be three given prompts related to vision and glasses/contacts.

Denena Points, P.C. Law and Technology College Scholarship
Sponsor: Denena Points, P.C. Law
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit an essay on how technology can make law more accessible.

Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Diabetes Scholars Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship programs are open to high school seniors with Type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four-year university, college, technical or trade school.

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Calaveras Big Trees Association
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution whose educational career goal coincides in communicating and interpreting nature’s wonder. Applicant must be pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, and California history.

General Scholarship for Higher Learning
Sponsor: HotelsCheap.org
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the United States. Applicant must answer four personal, open-ended,and though-provoking questions.

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Sponsor: Barron Prize
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Prize is open to students between the ages of 8 and 18 years of age who are permanent residents of the United States or Canada. Applicant must be nominated for an extraordinary service activity which has clearly benefited other people or the planet we share.

Greenberg & Greenberg, APLC California Inspiration Scholarship
Sponsor: Greenberg & Greenberg
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to any high school senior or college student in California. Applicant must create a short (30-120 second) video telling them about how they find inspiration.

GuideOne Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: GuideOne Insurance
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to junior, senior or graduate students attending an accredited college, university or seminary in the United States or District of Columbia who are studying religious studies.

History Scholar Award
Sponsor: The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Amount:
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Award is open to juniors and seniors attending an accredited college or university in the United States and majoring in history or American studies with an American history concentration.

Interior-Deluxe Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Interior Deluxe
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a two-year, four-year, or a graduate program. Applicant must browse the scholarship provider’s website and write an article on a given topic.

Verbal Ink Transcription Services Scholarship
Sponsor: Verbal Ink
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college freshman. Applicant must submit an essay on how language has helped the student express their voice.

CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar Intern Program
Sponsor: United Health Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: April 16, 2016
Description: Scholar Intern program is open to students enrolled full-tim in an accredited community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the 2016-17 academic year. Applicant must be pursuing an academic degree that will lead to a career as a primary care health professional.

Independence Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Independence Foundation
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 17, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students with a noteworthy physical disability. Applicant must submit an essay on how their physical limitation(s) has/have presented challenge(s) and how they have worked to persevere despite them.

9 Beans and a Burrito Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: 9 Beans and a Burrito Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 18, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors planning to attend a U.S. accredited junior college or four-year university.

Sports Unlimited Scholarship
Sponsor: Sports Unlimited
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 20, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshman and sophomores who play or compete in a sport. Applicant must submit an essay on how they have overcome adversity to succeed in a sport.

Bay Alarm Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Bay Alarm Medical
Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: April 22, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must be involved in a community service effort/volunteer opportunity where they work with the elderly or participate in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living in their home.

Create Real Impact Contest
Sponsor: Impact Teen Drivers
Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: April 29, 2016
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years of age. Student must submit an original work (video, music, creative writing, or artwork) showcasing their idea for a solution to the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving.

Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 29, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to K-12 students, undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on how Denny’s can impact childhood hunger in their communities.

Fountainhead Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: April 29, 2016
Description: Contest is open to students who are in 11th or 12th grade and have read Ayn Rand’s “Fountainhead.” Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to “Fountainhead.”

AMVETS National Scholarships
Sponsor: American Veterans (AMVETS)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to veterans, active duty military members, their guard/reserves, and their children or grandchildren.

BestHospitalityDegrees.com Scholarship
Sponsor: BestHospitalityDegrees.com
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled as a hospitality major at a community college or university in the United States. Career interests can include but are not limited to tourism, hotel managements, culinary arts, restaurant management, or culinary management.

CARiD Scholarship
Sponsor: CARiD
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester who are between the ages of 16 and 20 years old. Applicant must submit a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry.

Catching the Dream Scholarship
Sponsor: Catching the Dream
Amount: Varied
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Applicant must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian and be an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe. Applicant must be attending or planning on attending a college or university within the U.S. on a full-time basis that is fully accredited.

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations
Sponsor: Truth Initiative
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States. Scholarship recognizes individuals who demonstrate commitment to community service and use the creative arts to help reduce tobacco use in priority underserved populations.

HENAAC Scholarship
Sponsor: Great Minds in STEM
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to Hispanic students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate STEM program at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States or its territories. If student is not Hispanic, students who have significantly participated in and promoted organizations and activities in the Hispanic community can also apply.

 

Princess Grace Foundation-USA Choreography Scholarship
Sponsor: Princess Grace Foundation-USA
Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is for students in their last year of professional training at a non-profit school located in the United States. Applicant must submit online application, resume, personal statement and work samples. Student must be nominated by a school department chair/dean or company artistic director.

Scholarship for Tomorrow’s Entrepreneur
Sponsor: GreenPal
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay related to their desire to be a business owner.

Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Shawn Carter Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, students with GED diplomas, undergraduate (two-year or four-year) college students, and students at trade or vocational schools. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents, 25 years of age or younger, and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Snowdrop Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Snowdrop Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to college bound pediatric cancer patients.

 

The Slickdeals Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Slickdeals
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens, living in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and be a current undergraduate student or accepted to an accredited university for the fall 2016 term. Applicant must submit an essay on their best money-saving tips for college.