College Scholarships with April Deadlines

Check Out These 43 Scholarships That Expire in April

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In April, it's easy to forget about everything else as those acceptance, rejection, and waitlist letters start rolling in. Realize, however, that scholarship deadlines keep on coming. There are billions of dollars out there, but you can't win them if you don't apply. Below you'll find information and links for 43 scholarships that expire in April. Awards range from $50 to $20,000. For each scholarship, you'll find links to additional information at Cappex.com, an excellent free website that provides college and scholarship matching services.

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$1,000 Easy College Money Scholarship

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• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: Awarded Monthly
• Description: No essay required. Applicants simply create a free profile at Cappex.com.
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Alabama American Legion Scholarship

• Award: $850
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship for children and grandchildren of veterans who served their country during times of war. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be legal residents of Alabama.
Administered by the American Legion Department of Alabama
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Back 2 School Illinois Scholarship

• Award: $2,500
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: B2SI will award a cash grant to outstanding college-bound high school seniors who live in Illinois, using leadership skills in both school and local community as well as academic achievement as the criteria to identify winners.
Administered by Back 2 School Illinois
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Women's Club of the Berkshires Scholarship Fund

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for women who are residents of Berkshire County, Massachusetts. To qualify, applicants must be graduating high school seniors going on to college or returning, nontraditional, or transfer students.
Administered by the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
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Antonio and Antoinette Pieropan Scholarship Fund

• Award: $3,750
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students who have been residents of Stockbridge or West Stockbridge, Massachusetts, for at least five years prior to application.
Administered by the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
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Davis-Putter Scholarship

• Award: $1,000 - $10,000
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are active in movements for social and/or economic justice. Scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement.
Administered by the Davis Putter Scholarship Fund
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Desk and Derrick Educational Trust Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a career in petroleum, energy, an allied industry, or research and development of alternative fuels such as coal, electric, solar, wind hydroelectric, nuclear, and ethanol.
Administered by the Desk and Derrick Educational Trust
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Achille & Irene Despres, William & Andre Scholarship

• Award: Varies
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students of Mexican heritage who reside in Kent or Ottawa County, Michigan. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, and plan to attend an accredited college/university for undergraduate studies.
Administered by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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Carolyn Gallmeyer Scholarship

• Award: Varies
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for residents of Kent County, Michigan, who are pursuing an undergraduate degree at a US college. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a 2.75 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
Administered by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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Joshua Esch Mitchell Aviation Scholarship

• Award: Varies 
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are enrolled full- or part-time at a college or university in the United States that provides an accredited flight science curriculum. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be second-year students or above with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Applicants must be pursuing studies in the field of professional pilot with an emphasis in general aviation, Aviation Management, or Aviation Safety.
Administered by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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InvestmentZen Financial Future Scholarship Program

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are actively enrolled full-time in an accredited, post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university, or trade school). Applicants must submit an essay answering one of the provided finance related prompts.
Administered by InvestmentZen
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Ruth Skeeles Memorial Scholarship

• Award: Varies 
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors who attended Worley Elementary School in Canton, Ohio, for at least four years. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate good academic achievement in high school and good moral and personal characteristics.
Administered by the Stark Community Foundation
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Stark County Bluecoats Endowment and Scholarship Fund

• Award: Varies 
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students whose permanent address is in Stark County, Ohio. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be pursuing two- or four-year college-level study in dairy science, large animal veterinary medicine, human nutrition, or food science; have a 2.5 GPA; and demonstrate financial need.
Administered by the Stark Community Foundation
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Stark County Dairy Promoter Scholarship

• Award: Varies 
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are enrolled full- or part-time at a college or university in the United States that provides an accredited flight science curriculum. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be second-year students or above with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Applicants must be pursuing studies in the field of professional pilot with an emphasis in general aviation, Aviation Management, or Aviation Safety.
Administered by the Stark Community Foundation
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Vivint Smart Home Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Deadline: April 1, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States and enrolled in semester beginning no later than September 30, 2017. Applicants must create a video based on one of two given prompts.
Administered by Vivint Smart Home
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Samuel Neff Fellowship for International Study

• Award: Varies 
• Deadline: April 2, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for current students or graduates of a high school in Crawford County, Ohio who are pursuing an educational experience outside of the United States. Applicants must be internationally-minded young people excited about engaging in a significant international experience and willing to share that experience with others.
Administered by the Community Foundation for Crawford County
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Dustin T. Stover Scholarship

• Award: $400   
• Deadline: April 3, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors from Colonel Crawford High School in North Robinson, Ohio, and Wynford High School in Bucyrus, Ohio.
Administered by the Community Foundation for Crawford County
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Kelley Thomas Memorial Scholarship

• Award: Varies 
• Deadline: April 3, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for graduating students from Pickerington High School North or Central in Pickerington, Ohio. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have participated in the soccer program for at least their junior and seniors years.
Administered by the Fairfield County Foundation
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Elizabeth "Libby" Murry Scholarship

• Award: Varies 
• Deadline: April 3, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors and graduates of Jonathan Alder High School in Plain City, Ohio. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must pursue a degree in the study of education and/or excel in the field of science.
Administered by the Fairfield County Foundation
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Jacob Guisinger Scholarship

• Award: Varies 
• Deadline: April 3, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for graduates of Berne Union High School in Sugar Grove, Ohio, who are seeking advanced education at an accredited educational institution. Scholarships will be awarded based on academics, economic need, athletics, and community involvement.
Administered by the Fairfield County Foundation
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Stanley H. Stearman Scholarship Award

• Award: $2,000
• Deadline: April 3, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for relatives of NSA active/retired (living/deceased) members. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be majoring in accounting and be the spouse, son, daughter, grandchild, niece, nephew, son- or daughter-in-law of a member. Active members must be, or have been, in public practice in addition to meeting one of the following requirements: public accountant, accounting practitioner, certified public accountant, or have a tax permit.
Administered by the National Society of Accountants (NSA)
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National Society of Accountants Scholarship Award

• Award: $500 - $2,500      
• Deadline: April 3, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for college undergraduates who are enrolled part- or full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be accounting majors, have a 3.0 GPA, and be US or Canadian citizens.
Administered by the National Society of Accountants (NSA)
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Toledo Rowing/Anderton L. "Pete" Bentley, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

• Award: Varies 
• Deadline: April 3, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for members of the Toledo Rowing Club in Ohio. Applicants must be active rowing participants (rower or coxswain) for at least two rowing seasons, achieved distinction in competitive rowing on the league or regional level or above.
Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
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Clean Air Choice Biodiesel Essay Scholarship

• Award: $500 - $1,000      
• Deadline: April 7, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors in Minnesota who plan to pursue postsecondary education. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit an essay of no more than 1,000 words on a topic related to biodiesel.
Administered by the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest
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A Voice for Animals Contest

• Award: $150 - $650
• Deadline: April 10, 2017
• Description: This contest is for high school or homeschool students worldwide who have actively participated in projects that promote the humane treatment of animals.
Administered by the Humane Education Network
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Grace Hogan Scholarship

• Award: Varies 
• Deadline: April 11, 2017
• Description: These scholarships are for graduating seniors at the following high schools in Fort Wayne, Indiana: Bishop Dwenger, Bishop Luers, Blackhawk Christian, Carroll, Concordia Lutheran, Canterbury, and Homestead, and the five Fort Wayne Community High Schools. Scholarships will be awarded based on essay, academic performance, financial need, and work, community, and school activities.
Administered by the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne
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A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: April 15, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or graduate level program in a medical nursing or social sciences related major and planning on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens.
Administered by A Place for Mom
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Americans United for Separation of Church and State Student Essay Contest

• Award: $500 - $1,500      
• Deadline: April 15, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for high school juniors and seniors. Applicants must submit an essay concerning church-state separation violations that frequently occur in U.S. public high schools.
Administered by the Americans United for Separation of Church and State
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My 2 Sons: John|Sean Memorial Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: April 15, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for ethnic minority high school seniors who reside in the Chicago or South Suburban area. Applicants must plan to attend a 4-year college or 2-year community college and be graduating by June 2017.
Administered by Giving God the Glory (GGG) Ministries
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Dollars 4 Tic Scholars College Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: April 15, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students with Chronic Tic Disorder or Tourette’s Syndrome. Applicant must be a current high school senior or a current college student seeking undergraduate degrees who has not yet entered their senior year.
Administered by the Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation
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Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Deadline: April 15, 2017
• Description: To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have successfully completed at least one year of study (in case of a two-year program) or two years (in case of a four- or five-year program) at an institute of higher education and show a strong desire to complete their degree program. Awards will be made on the basis of academic excellence demonstrated by the content of the applicant's transcript and GPA; contributions to community and employment; and financial need consideration.
Administered by Maine Education Services (MES)
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Women in STEM Scholarship

• Award: $3,000
• Deadline: April 15, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics during the 2017 school year. Applicants can be graduating high school seniors, undergraduate or graduate students. An essay submission on a provided topic is required, see website for guidelines.
Administered by the BHW Group
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NSORO Educational Foundation Scholarship Program

• Award: $1,000 - $10,000
• Deadline: April 17, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for high school graduates who have been in public or private foster care for the consecutive 12 months leading up to and including their 18th birthday, or have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship from foster care after their 16th birthday, or have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday.
Administered by the nsoro Educational Foundation
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Greta James Memorial Scholarship

• Award: $500
• Deadline: April 18, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for individuals who are currently attending or enrolled in medial degree seeking programs (Ex: ADN or BSN) at an accredited university. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit 2 essays highlighting financial need and leadership within their community.
Administered by Scrub Shopper
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Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award for Graduating High School Seniors

• Award: $500 - $2,000
• Deadline: April 24, 2017
• Description: Applicants must be graduating from an accredited public or private high school and be awarded a federal financial aid package that does not meet demonstrated need. The amount of the "gap" must be between $500 and $10,000. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA in grade-bearing subjects and be accepted to a US post-secondary, accredited, non-profit, or public educational institution as full-time students (at least 12 credit hours of grade-bearing courses/semester).
Administered by the Albuquerque Community Foundation
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Ayn Rand "The Fountainhead" Essay Contest

• Award: $50 - $10,000
• Deadline: April 26, 2017
• Description: This essay contest is for 11th and 12th graders worldwide. Applicants must submit an essay for the book "The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand on one of the topics listed on the website.  Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of "The Fountainhead."
Administered by the Ayn Rand Institute
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Ashland Business Association Scholarship

• Award: $1,500
• Deadline: April 28, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors who reside in Ashland, Massachusetts graduating in 2017.
Administered by the Ashland Business Association
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Ayn Rand "Atlas Shrugged" Essay Contest

• Award: $50 - $20,000
• Deadline: April 28, 2017
• Description: This essay contest is for high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students. To participate in this contest, applicants must read the book, "Atlas Shrugged," by Ayn Rand and write an essay between 800 and 1,600 words in response to one of the prompts listed on the contest website. See website for complete details.
Administered by the Ayn Rand Institute
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Aerospace States Association Scholarship

• Award: $2,000
• Deadline: April 30, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for students who are pursuing an aerospace-related education. Applicants must be entering sophomores or juniors in an undergraduate degree program pursuing study in the areas of physical sciences, engineering, or aviation or aerospace related fields.
Administered by the Aerospace States Association (ASA)
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Elaine Chapin Memorial Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Deadline: April 30, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for undergraduate college students who have been impacted by multiple sclerosis, either directly or as a family member. Applicants must be citizens of the United States who are enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester at an accredited two of four year program.
Administered by the Elaine Chapin Fund
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Georgetown Working League Scholarship

• Award: $1,000 - $2,000
• Deadline: April 30, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for residents of Georgetown, Maine, who have applied to or been accepted at an accredited school for further advanced education: trade school, college, or university.
Administered by the Georgetown Working League
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Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarship

• Award: $2,000
• Deadline: April 30, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is for women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics during the 2017 school year. Applicants can be graduating high school seniors, undergraduate or graduate students. An essay submission on a provided topic is required, see website for guidelines.
Administered by Runnerclick.com
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Alma Adams Truth Initiative Scholarship

• Award: $5,000
• Deadline: April 30, 2017
• Description: This scholarship is to support undergraduate and graduate students who are innovatively confronting tobacco use. This scholarship will be awarded based on creative community service that reflects four major tobacco-control related issues: smoke-free environments, social justice, tobacco product flavors and point-of-sale (where tobacco products are sold). See website for other information.
Administered by the Truth Initiative
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