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April Scholarships: 47 Eggcellent Opportunities Ending This Month

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College scholarships with April Deadlines

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Whether you’re in high school, college, or graduate school:

Spring is as good a time as any to find free money to pay for your education.

In this post you’ll find a big list of April scholarships. With so many applications due this month, there’s bound to be something for every bunny!

And if you’re not a college student quite yet:

I have a list of April scholarships for high school seniors here.

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46 April Deadline Scholarships


  • Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Award: $10,000 – $40,000

Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen; High school senior with a 2.5 or above GPA OR a freshman or a sophomore undergraduate student with a 2.5 or above GPA; current or planned 4-year degree enrollment in the following majors: Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Physics.

Submit: Online application, current transcripts, Copy of the first two pages of the most recently filed IRS Form 1040 used for the Financial Information section of the application, and one online recommendation.

  • Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university (or online) for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship. Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.

Submit: Proof of enrollment, an acceptance letter or indicate your current school and the schools you have currently applied to; and a 500-1000 word essay answering questions relating to environmental change.

  • Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Any high school senior or undergraduate student who will be a first-generation college student may apply for this scholarship.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

  • Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Award: up to $10,000

Eligibility: Open to undergraduate students of Asian ancestry (strong preference for Korean ancestry) with at least one Asian grandparent. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Submit: A well-written statement in support of the applicant’s application (not to exceed 1,000 words), two or three letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and an academic resume/CV.

  • Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Open to students in Maine entering 1st year of post-secondary education. Must intend to enroll or be enrolled in a two or four-year degree-granting college or university.

Submit: Online application, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a personal essay of 300 words or more.

  • Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Award: up to $15,000

Eligibility: Open to to need-based 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 for for social and economic justice.

Submit: Completed application form, SAR or FAFSA worksheet, two letters of recommendation, transcripts, and approx. 1000 word personal statement.

  • Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Award: $500 – $1,500

Eligibility: Open to students preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture and related fields. Preference is generally given to residents of Oregon in select counties, but not required. 20 different awards available with varying requirements. Applicants may be awarded more than one scholarship.

Submit: Online application, cover letter, transcripts, resume, and two two current reference letters that will support your horticulture abilities or interests.

  • Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Open to African American or Hispanic/Latino first generation students, who are currently in college or have graduated with student loans.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

  • Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Award: $2,500 – $5,000

Eligibility: Several scholarships open to ABA Members and Non-Members focusing on broadening the number of traditionally underrepresented groups in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel, and tourism industry. Each scholarship has more specific requirements.

Submit: Online application and a short essay.

  • Deadline: April 1, 2023
  • Award: $500

Eligibility: Open to students who apply for as many scholarships as they can.

Submit: A short letter about yourself and proof that you applied for scholarships.

  • Deadline: April 2, 2023
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: All women enrolled in a U.S. based institution – high school, college, university, graduate school, etc. – are able to apply regardless of citizenship. You must show proof of current enrollment in a United States based school.

Submit: Online application, two letters of recommendation, demonstration of financial need, and an essay explaining how the grant would be used.

  • Deadline: April 8, 2023
  • Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Any high school senior or undergraduate student in Tennessee who wants to become an engineer may apply for this scholarship.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

  • Deadline: April 8, 2023
  • Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Must be in final season of NCAA athletics eligibility or must have completed athletic eligibility. Must be in final year of undergraduate academic work or received an undergraduate degree and have a minimum GPA of 3.2. Must have performed with distinction as a varsity team member in the sport in which the student-athlete is being nominated. Must be enrolled in a graduate degree granting program within one-year after the academic year the scholarship was awarded.

Submit: Nomination, official transcripts, and four letters of recommendation.

  • Deadline: April 10, 2023
  • Award: $1,483

Eligibility: Open to female artists who are pursuing a fine arts education at any 4-year college or university.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

  • Deadline: April 11, 2023
  • Award: $4,000

Eligibility: Any single parent who is pursuing their education may apply for this scholarship opportunity, but minority students from Kentucky are preferred.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

  • Deadline: April 14, 2023
  • Award: $12,000

Eligibility: Low-income students in their junior and senior years of high school or in undergraduate school are eligible to apply if they are planning to attend or are currently attending art school.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

  • Deadline: April 15, 2023
  • Award: $1,500

Eligibility: Open to students enrolled either in an engineering program related to the development of vehicles (mechanical engineering, automotive, aerospace, production, electrical, etc), Automotive Technology, or a similar program related to the automotive industry at an accredited college or university in Canada or the United States.

Submit: Completed application and 300-600 word essay.

  • Deadline: April 15, 2023
  • Award: $2,000

Eligibility: Applicants must be a female graduating high school senior who will be enrolled full-time in a 2 or 4 year accredited college/university or an accredited vocational/technical school. Must also be a resident of Illinois, have at least one parent of Italian descent, and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Submit: Completed application, 500-word essay, self-photo, official transcripts, two recommendation letters, and SAT or ACT scores.

  • Deadline: April 15, 2023
  • Award: $20,000

Eligibility: This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving graduate Black students pursuing an advanced degree in a business or STEM-related field. This scholarship is open to incoming and current graduate students. 3.0 GPA or higher required.

Submit: Online application.

  • Deadline: April 15, 2023
  • Award: $20,000

Eligibility: This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving graduate Black students pursuing an advanced degree in History, Political Science, Communications, Media, Journalism or related fields. This scholarship is open to incoming and current graduate students. 3.0 GPA or higher required.

Submit: Online application.

  • Deadline: April 15, 2023
  • Award: $1,000 – $3,000

Eligibility: Several scholarships available open to current freshmen through graduating college seniors who are planning a career related to the dairy industry or production agriculture.

Submit: Varies but generally, a completed application form, letters of recommendation, transcripts, and 700-800 essay/s.

  • Deadline: April 15, 2023
  • Award: up to $20,000

Eligibility: Open to first-year petroleum engineering students. Recipients are typically in the top 3% in both class ranking and standardized test scores. Must be enrolled by 1 January following the application year.

Submit: Online application, one letter of recommendation, and documentation for entry exams (if applicable).

  • Deadline: April 18, 2023
  • Award: $5,000

Eligibility: All applicants must be actively enrolled (at least part-time) in a college/university.

Submit: 500 – 700 word essay.

  • Deadline: April 20, 2023
  • Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Any first-generation, low-income high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student with a background in theater and a major in theater arts may apply for this scholarship.

Submit: 5-10 minute written or video sample of your work in playwriting, acting or directing along with a brief explanation of your sample and interest in this opportunity.

  • Deadline: April 20, 2023
  • Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Recognizes outstanding academic contributions to interior design through print or digital communication.

Submit: Description of the publication or visual communication (250 word max), copy of publication or visual communication, biographical statement , and a headshot.

  • Deadline: April 20, 2023
  • Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Recognizes an interior design research project or thesis project conducted by an undergraduate or graduate student related to wellness and design.

Submit: Abstract (250 word max), thesis, dissertation or research project, transcript (an unofficial copy or alternate proof of enrollment will be accepted), biographical statement, and a headshot.

  • Deadline: April 20, 2023
  • Award: $4,000

Eligibility: Open to all students in their junior or senior year of undergraduate study enrolled in at least a three-year accredited program of interior design.

Submit: Design portfolio featuring 8-12 pages of work which demonstrates design solutions that positively impact occupant’s well-being, portfolio statement (500 word max), personal statement, transcript (an unofficial copy or alternate proof of enrollment will be accepted), biographical statement, letter of recommendation, and a headshot.

  • Deadline: April 20, 2023
  • Award: $4,000

Eligibility: Open to students who are enrolled in, or have been accepted for, admission to a graduate-level interior design program at an accredited university.

Submit: Personal Essay (1000 word max), transcript (an unofficial copy or alternate proof of enrollment will be accepted), design portfolio (10 pages max), biographical statement, letter of recommendation, and a headshot.

  • Deadline: April 20, 2023
  • Award: $500

Eligibility: Open to any high school or college student within the U.S. or Canada with a cumulative GPA of 3.0+.

Submit: Online application, letter of recommendation, self-photo, and an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation (no min or max word/page count).

  • Deadline: April 22, 2023
  • Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Open to students who will be college juniors, college seniors, or graduate students at an accredited U.S. institution as of fall 2023. Two college juniors or seniors and two graduate students will receive scholarships.

Submit: Online application, answers to three essay questions, GED certificate/transcript, and/or ACT/SAT scores.

  • Deadline: April 29, 2023
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or are lawfully living in the United States and at least 13 years of age on the date of their entry.

Submit: Your email address. Selection is based on the quality of students’ MyMozaic profile.

  • Deadline: April 29, 2023
  • Award: $25,000

Eligibility: Open to graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in North America with goals for the long-term protection of wilderness in the United States. Graduate students in natural resources management, ecology, geography, law or policy programs are strongly encouraged to apply.

Submit: Online application, two-page double-spaced cover letter, 3-5 page double-spaced proposal, current resume/CV, two letters of recommendation, and scanned undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official or unofficial).

  • Deadline: April 29, 2023
  • Award: $12,000

Eligibility: Must be a graduate of a public or private Georgia high school and a legal resident of Georgia with a cumulative GPA of 2.5+. Must have been accepted at a two or four year accredited college or university as a full time student. Must also have demonstrated athletic ability by successful participation in an organized junior golf program.

Submit: Completed application, statement of personal goals, high school or college transcripts, high school/college extracurricular activities, proof of golf program participation, and two personal references.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $2,000

Eligibility: Must be 13+ and a legal resident of the 50 U.S. or D.C.

Submit: Short form + share your favorite color.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $7,000

Eligibility: Must be at last 16 years old, a US resident (excluded Rhode island and Michigan), and either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled within three months of entering, in a qualified high school, college or university.

Submit: N/A

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Any female-identifying high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who will be working on an education degree at an accredited university in Spring 2022 may apply for this scholarship.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $500 – $10,000

Eligibility: Applicants must be of Hispanic descent or demonstrate significant leadership or service within the underserved community. Must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree with a GPA of 3.0+.

Submit: Online application, resume, two letters of recommendation, official transcripts, self-photo, and a personal statement addressing a topic determined by Great Minds in STEM.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $25,000+

Eligibility: Open to students at any education level. Students at any education level, school, and field of study will be considered. No GPA requirement.

Submit: N/A

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: Varies

Eligibility: Open to female students currently enrolled in construction-related fields at a four-year college; two-year community or technical college, or a construction trade school. AND/OR Females currently working at the apprentice level or graduating their trade or training program to start work as an apprentice. You must also be a current resident of Minnesota.

Submit: Completed application (online, by mail or email) and transcripts.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $1,000 – $4,000

Eligibility: Open to female US citizens attending accredited US school pursuing an accounting degree. Multiple awards available.

Submit: Online application, references letters, and transcripts.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $1,000 – $2,000

Eligibility: Open to female US citizens attending accredited US school pursuing an accounting degree. Multiple awards available.

Submit: Online application, references letters, and transcripts.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $2,000

Eligibility: Applicants must be of 50% or more of Italian ancestry, pursuing a degree in journalism or communications, and have demonstrated academic achievement. Must be currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited institution of higher education.

Submit: Completed application, 500-word essay, self-photo, copy of the applicant’s transcripts (high school and/or college), proof of college acceptance/admittance or current college transcript, two recommendation letters, and any published writings print or digital.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, age 13 or older at the time of entry, and and currently planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school) located in the United States within four years.

Submit: A quick online form (no essay or minimum GPA requirement).

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $3,000

Eligibility: Open to students age 13 and older currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Must legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia.

Submit: 250 words or less response to the question: “How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?”

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home-schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit.

Submit: Short online application form and a 140-character statement about e-waste.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $2,000

Eligibility: Open to United States residents 18 or older who are planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a college degree program.

Submit: Short online entry form and 500 personal statement.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2023
  • Award: $500 – $2,000

Eligibility: Open to all students at any education level.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.


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Final thoughts on scholarships due in April 2023

I hope these April scholarships help you get the extra money you need to pay for college. Better hop to it with those applications before the deadlines hit!

 

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