College Scholarships With March Deadlines

Check Out These 57 Scholarships that Expire in March

March is a waiting period for many college applicants, but don't get too complacent. There are billions of scholarship dollars out there for students who actively seek them out. In the list below, you'll find 57 scholarships ranging in value from $30 to $15,000 that expire in March.

For each scholarship, you'll find links to additional information at Cappex.com, an excellent free website that provides college and scholarship matching services. These are generally scholarships awarded each year. Deadlines, award amounts, and other details can change from year to year, so be sure to check with the administrator for the current information.

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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.
  • Administered by Cappex.com
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24 Hourly Dentist's Spreading Smiles Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: Applicants must submit an original user generated video that inspires people and gets them to smile. Employees or relatives of 24 Hourly may not apply for this scholarship.
  • Administered by 24 Hourly Dentist
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ACM SIGAI Student Essay Contest

  • Award: $500
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: All student members are invited to enter an essay in the ACM SIGAI Student Essay Contest, to be published in the ACM SIGAI newsletter "AI Matters," answering the following questions while providing supporting evidence: "What do you see as the 1-2 most pressing ethical, social or regulatory issues with respect to AI technologies? What position or steps can governments, industries or organizations (including ACM SIGAI) take to address these issues or shape the discussions on them?"
  • Administered by ACM SIGAI
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ACS Scholars Program

  • Award: $2,500–$5,000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: This scholarship award is for African American, Native American, and Hispanic/Latino students who are planning to pursue full-time study in a chemically-related field.
  • Administered by the American Chemical Society (ACS)
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AAIF Youth Leadership Scholarship- Helen Abbott Community Service Awards

  • Award: $500–$1,000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: Applicants must have participated in organizational community projects and ethnic/cultural outreach. Applicants must submit an essay discussing in no more than 700 words how their field of study is a springboard for a life of community service and what growing up and being an Arab American means to the applicant.
  • Administered by the Arab American Institute Foundation
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Community Spirit Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000–$2,500
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors currently enrolled in a Fairfax County Public School. Applicants must submit a brief essay of 250 to 500 words that will provide the scholarship judging committee an understanding of the positive effects of the student's community service and community spirit.
  • Administered by Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.
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Virtual Reality Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for college students who submit an essay about the topic, "The future of virtual reality: on the footsteps of changing the world or on the brink of failure?" CGTrader employees and families are not eligible to apply.
  • Administered by CGTrader
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Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: Applicants must be legal US residents. Students must create an original, creative entry piece that reflects the given topic.  On top of the award amount, the grand prize winner's' school will receive a $1,000 donation.
  • Administered by DiplomaFrame.com
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Matthew Shepard Scholarship Program

  • Award: $500–$4,000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: This scholarship program is for graduating Iowa high school seniors who are openly Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better and demonstrate LGBTQ activism and community service.
  • Administered by the Eychaner Foundation
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S. Rudolph Light Medical Education Scholarship

  • Award: $2,500
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for students who were permanent residents of Kalamazoo County, Michigan while in high school, or who graduated from a Kalamazoo County high school. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be applying or admitted to a school of medicine, dentistry, or a master's of nursing program.
  • Administered by the Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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June Keeper Scholarship

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: To qualify for this scholarship applicants must be members in good standing of the Mountain Heritage Federal Credit Union.
  • Administered by the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
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American Marketing Association Sacramento Valley Scholarship

  • Award: $500–$1,500
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for college students attending a two- or four-year college/university that lies within a 100-mile radius of the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be a formally declared marketing major, communications major, or advertising major.
  • Administered by the Sacramento Region Community Foundation
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Society of Women Engineers—Detroit Section High School Scholarship Program

  • Award: $1,000–$3,000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for women who are high school seniors in Michigan. To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in a college or university for the fall term and plan to pursue a degree in engineering with an ABET-accredited engineering program.
  • Administered by the Society of Women Engineers(SWE) - Detroit Section
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Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Award: $2,000–$5,000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing studies leading to a career in the automotive aftermarket or related field.  Applicants must remain enrolled as full-time students for the first full semester after the scholarship is awarded. Current high school seniors are not eligible to apply for this scholarship. Selection is based on academic achievements and records; extracurricular and community involvement; work experience; essay content; and recommendations.
  • Administered by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)
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Tip Top Tux Formal Education Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000–$5,000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors from areas served by Tip Top Tux; stores are located in the following states: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. To qualify, applicants must have applied to a college or university for admission in the fall.
  • Administered by Tip Top Tux
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Owens Corning Dependent Scholarship Fund

  • Award: $2,500
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for children and/or legal dependents of all current salaried and hourly full-time employees of Owens Corning, headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, or its majority owned affiliates.
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
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Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS)

  • Award: $2,500
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Description: Applicants must be planning a career in information technology or a related field and have earned a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. The scholarship will be awarded based on academic performance, response to the essay question, and level of participation in community service and/or extracurricular activities.
  • Administered by Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP)
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Lake Mitchel HOBO Scholarship

  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: March 2
  • Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors from Coosa or Chilton counties in Alabama. Applicants must be residents of one of these two counties and entering any accredited Alabama two-or-four year college.​
  • Administered by Lake Mitchell HOBO
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Jean Bond Hough Foreign Exchange Student Scholarship

  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: March 3
  • Description: This scholarship is to support foreign exchange programs (incoming and outgoing) at New Castle High School in New Castle, Indiana.
  • Administered by Henry County Community Foundation
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Thomas S. Scoggins Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: $2,500
  • Deadline: March 3
  • Description: This scholarship is for a graduating Fairhope High School Interactor. Academic performance, extracurricular activities, financial need and service activities will be considered.
  • Administered by Rotary Club of Fairhope, Alabama
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Sergeant Major Douglas R. Drum Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: $500–$1,000
  • Deadline: March 8
  • Description: This scholarship is for current members of AMRA enrolled in college, and their spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren. Scholarships will be awarded based on educational achievements, leadership abilities, character, citizenship, and community service.
  • Administered by American Military Retirees Association (AMRA)
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Bernard E. Dillon Vocational Skills Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 8
  • Description: This scholarship is for current members of AMRA, and their spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be currently enrolled or plan to pursue vocational or technical training on a full-time basis. Scholarships will be awarded based on educational achievements, leadership abilities, character, citizenship, and community service.
  • Administered by the American Military Retirees Association (AMRA)
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Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest

  • Award: $500–$2,000
  • Deadline: March 10
  • Description: This scholarship is for high school students in the graduating classes of the current and next year. There are no requirements regarding GPA, faith, after-school activities or clubs. Applicants must submit an 800-word to ​1,200-word essay, discussing whether a religious test should be conducted as a part of the United States? immigration and refugee policies. Every student must have an essay adviser.
  • Administered by the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
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Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: $10,000
  • Deadline: March 11
  • Description: The Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship of $10,000 awarded to a senior in high school who graduated from The Goddard School. Applicants must submit a video answering the question, "How did your Goddard School experience influence your career path/education?"
  • Administered by the Goddard Systems, Inc.
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Greenwich Scholarship Association Program

  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: March 11
  • Description: Completion of this application automatically makes students with demonstrated financial need eligible for all scholarships GSA represents, including PTA and PTAC scholarships. Demonstrated financial need is a pre-requisite for receipt of any scholarship from GSA. Furthermore, you must either be a resident of Greenwich OR attend Greenwich High School to qualify for any award.
  • Administered by the Greenwich Scholarship Association
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Kohler Credit Union Democracy Scholarship

  • Award: $2,500
  • Deadline: March 11
  • Description: This scholarship is for students who are themselves or whose parents are members of Kohler Credit Union by the previous September. Applicants must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 while in college to renew this scholarship.
  • Administered by the Kohler Credit Union
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PSR/Sacramento High School Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: March 11
  • Description: This scholarship is for students attending school in Sacramento, Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, San Joaquin, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, or Yuba County. Applicants must submit a 500-word (or less) essay describing their thoughts on the following quote: "Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education," by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
  • Administered by the Sacramento/Davis Area Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility
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Alabama Homebuilders Foundation Scholarship

  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: This scholarship is for Alabama residents who are enrolling in or are currently enrolled in an accredited junior college, technical school or university in Alabama. Applicants must be participating in a residential construction-related curriculum. See website for complete details.
  • Administered by the Alabama Home Builders Foundation
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American Foreign Service Association National High School Essay Contest

  • Award: $1,250–$2,500
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: Applicants must write an essay on a given topic related to the Foreign Service. The winner will receive a $2,500 prize, a trip to Washington, DC, with their parents to meet the Secretary of State, and an educational voyage from Semester at Sea to be used once the winner enters an accredited college or university.
  • Administered by the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)
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Earl and Mary Redner and Gary W. Redner Scholarship Fund

  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: This scholarship is for employee's of Redner's Markets, Inc. or to children or stepchildren of employees of Redner's Markets, Inc. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be full-time college students or graduate students in the upcoming year. The ideal candidate will have displayed academic success, overall excellence of character, and potential for community contributions and leadership.
  • Administered by the Berks County Community Foundation
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Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study

  • Award: $1,750
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: This scholarship is for librarians who plan to pursue research or a special course of study in a foreign country outside North America. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must plan to conduct research/study to survey foreign libraries or programs. Selection will be based on their plan of study/research and the usefulness of the study/research to the applicant and to the profession.
  • Administered by Beta Phi Mu
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Imagination Begins With You... High School Short Story Contest

  • Award: ​$50–$250
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: This contest is for high school students in the United States who are currently attending a public, private, alternative, or home school. Applicants must submit an original, unpublished short story of 1,000 words or less. Any genre of fiction or non-fiction is acceptable. Submissions will be judged on creativity and imagination.
  • Administered by Imagination Begins With You...
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Young Woman Community Leadership Scholarship

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: This scholarship is for young women in their senior year of high school in Mobile and Baldwin counties in Alabama. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to volunteerism, continuing their education, and have at least one year's experience as a volunteer within the community outside of school activities.
  • Administered by the Junior League of Mobile, Inc.
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Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship

  • Award: $2,500–$5,000
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors and undergraduate students who live, work, or attend school in Seattle, Washington. Applicants must submit an essay about an individual or group of individuals from Washington who have demonstrated civic courage on an issue of importance to the community at great personal, political, or professional risk.
  • Administered by the Seattle Public Library Foundation
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Huntington Scholarship

  • Award: $500
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors from the following high schools in Wood County, Ohio: Bowling Green, Elmwood, North Baltimore, Otsego, and Rossford. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be entering an accredited school of higher education in the fall and be U.S. citizens.
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
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Charles Z. Moore Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Award: $1,250–$2,500
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who are residents of northwest Ohio or southeast Michigan (preference is given to residents of the Greater Toledo area). To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be pursuing a course of study in music at the undergraduate level with an emphasis on jazz studies. Applicants must attend a college, university, or school of music accredited by one or more of the accrediting bodies belonging to the "Council on Post Secondary Accreditation."
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
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George and Mary Newton Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: This scholarship is for students with a parent or legal guardian who is an employee of Newton Instrument Company, Inc., in Butner, North Carolina. Selection for this scholarship is based on academic achievement, financial need, school and community activities, work experience, and educational goals.
  • Administered by Triangle Community Foundation
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USA-WSF Scholarships

  • Award: $1,500–$5,000
  • Deadline: March 15
  • Description: These scholarships are for current active members of USA Water Ski. To qualify, applicants must be incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors at a two- or four-year accredited college and be U.S. citizens.
  • Administered by USA Water Ski Foundation (USA-WSF)
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Angeline Gale Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: $4,000
  • Deadline: March 17
  • Description: This scholarship is for women who live in or attend school in the greater Chicago and suburban area; special consideration will be given to those who attend school in or reside in DuPage County or a nearby county. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program, be at least 28 years old, and have a 3.0 GPA.
  • Administered by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Naperville Area Branch
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Richard and Lorayne Otto Scholarship Fund

  • Award: $1,250–$2,500
  • Deadline: March 17
  • Description: Applicants must write an essay on a given topic related to the Foreign Service. The winner will receive a $2,500 prize, a trip to Washington, DC, with their parents to meet the Secretary of State, and an educational voyage from Semester at Sea to be used once the winner enters an accredited college or university.
  • Administered by Capital Region Community Foundation
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FWASF Scholarship

  • Award: $5,000–$10,000
  • Deadline: March 25
  • Description: Applicants must be enrolled at an independently accredited Bay Area college or university, either at the main physical campus or at a satellite campus located within one of the nine Bay Area counties and taking at least 80 percent of classes at a satellite campus. Applicants must follow a course of study to attain a degree and pursue a career in finance or in the financial services industry, and maintain a minimum 3.4 GPA.
  • Administered by the Financial Women's Association of San Francisco (FWASF)
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Gertrude B. Eckrich Scholarship

  • Award: $4,000
  • Deadline: March 28
  • Description: This scholarship is for Catholic high school seniors in Allen County, Indiana, who plan to attend a two- or four-year Catholic institution.
  • Administered by the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne
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Ayn Rand "Anthem" Essay Contest

  • Award: $30–$2,000
  • Deadline: March 29
  • Description: Applicants must submit an essay for the book "Anthem" by Ayn Rand on one of the topics listed on the website. Essays will be judged on whether they are clearly written, articulate, and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of "Anthem."
  • Administered by the Ayn Rand Institute
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Communicative Disorders Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 30
  • Description: This scholarship is for graduate students who are studying speech-language pathology and/or audiology. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be accepted at an ASHA-accredited college or university in the United States, and be US citizens.
  • Administered by Sertoma
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Sleeklens Academic Scholarship Program

  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: March 30
  • Description: Students must write a 2,000-word to 2,600-word essay on a given topic. Applicants must be able to provide proof of enrollment provided by their college/university.
  • Administered by sleeklens
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Abbvie Immunology Scholarship

  • Award: $15,000
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for students who are living with inflammatory diseases who are seeking higher education for an undergraduate degree from an accredited United States university/college.
  • Administered by the Abbvie
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Association of State Dam Safety Officials Senior Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Award: $5,000–$10,000
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for college seniors who are enrolled in a civil engineering program (or related field). Applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams.
  • Administered by the Association of State Dam Safety Officials
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Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS Science Scholarship

  • Award: $4,200
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for students pursuing a degree in the science field. Applicants must submit a one-page to two-page essay on why they deserve the scholarship, a resume, transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, and DAT, GRE, or MCAT scores (if applicable). Students must be residents of the U.S.or Canada.
  • Administered by Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS
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Germans from Russia Heritage Society Essay Contest

  • Award: $100–$1,000
  • Deadline: March 31 
  • Description: Applicants must submit an essay on German-Russian history and culture. See website for essay topics. Entries are judged on quality of research and writing style.
  • Administered by Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS) Youth Committee​​
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Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for the sons and daughters of families employed in the automotive aftermarket. Preference will be given to students planning to become technicians in automotive, collision, heavy duty, or agricultural fields and students planning to work for any automotive aftermarket company.
  • Administered by Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS)
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Gread "Lefty" McKinnis Memorial Foundation Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000​
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for African-American men from the Chicagoland area in Illinois. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be high school seniors who are admitted to and planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university full-time in the fall.
  • Administered by Gread "Lefty" McKinnis Memorial Foundation
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Vocational and Training Programs Scholarship- James R. Hoffa Memorial Fund

  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for the sons, daughters or financial dependents of a Teamster member (including BLET, BMWED, and GCC members). Plan to attend an accredited training or vocational non-baccalaureate program at a community college, or other training institution, within the United States, Puerto Rico, or Canada. The training and vocational programs must be related to work in a Teamster-represented industry, class or craft.
  • Administered by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters
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James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Award: $1,000–$2,500
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for outstanding high school seniors. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be the son, daughter, or grandchild of an active, retired, disabled, deceased, or laid-off Teamster member who has or had at least twelve months of consecutive membership in good standing in the Teamsters Union. Applicants must be in the top 15 percent of their high school class, plan to submit excellent SAT or ACT scores for evaluation, and plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Administered by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters
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James N. Kincanon Scholarship

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for residents of City of Roanoke, the City of Salem, or the County of Roanoke, or a graduate of a high school located in those jurisdictions in Virginia. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be accepted or expected to be accepted prior to the fall semester, into postsecondary training, pursuing education in the law.
  • Administered by the Roanoke Law Foundation
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SouthWest Sun Solar Scholarship

  • Award: $500
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for residents or students of a university/college in the Southern California area. Applicants must be undergraduate students at the time of the application period.
  • Administered by SouthWest Sun Solar Inc.
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General Education and Mental Health Education Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for college students who are currently enrolled in an accredited institution. The purpose of this scholarship is to support the education of mental health. Applicants must submit an essay for consideration.
  • Administered by Vantage Point Recovery
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Gloria Barron Scholarship

  • Award: $10,000
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Description: This scholarship is for graduate students who are enrolled in an accredited institution in North America. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have strong academic qualifications and have academic and/or career goals focused on making a significant positive difference in the long-term protection of wilderness in the United States.​
  • Administered by the Wilderness Society
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