April Scholarships: 45+ Eggcellent Opportunities Ending This Month

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Scholarships due in April 2021

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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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45 April Deadline Scholarships


Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: up to $40,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

Mattress Nerd’s Sustainability Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

“Inspire Our Future” Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: $500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to current students who are going to college to become a teacher, or current teachers continuing their education. Minimum GPA 3.5.

Submit: Online application + 500-700 word response to question about teaching.

The Korean Ancestry Grant

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: up to $10,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to undergraduate students of Asian 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.

Nikhil Desai Asian-American Experience Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: All Asian-American (including Middle Eastern) students who are juniors in high school or older are eligible to apply. First-generation applicants will be preferred.

Submit: 500-100 word essay on your experience growing up as an Asian-American.

Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: $5,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: up to $15,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

Oregon Nurseries Foundation (ONF) Scholarships

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: $500 – $1,500GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

American Bus Association (ABA) Scholarships

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: $2,500 – $5,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

Galactic Fed Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: $500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to current/aspiring entrepreneurs in high school or college in the United States. 

Submit: N/A

Employment BOOST College Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to high school students who have been accepted to college and students who are currently enrolled in a college or university. Must have min. GPA of 3.6.

Submit: Completed application, one letter of recommendation, current transcripts, and 500-1000 word essay.

Make Your Mark BIPOC Arts Scholarship

Deadline: April 2, 2021Award Amount: $2,500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to students at any education level who are looking to innovate and discover new approaches to theater, dance, and/or film, and the intersectionality between mediums.

Submit: 300-500 project proposal.

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 2, 2021Award Amount: $10,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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. 

$1,000 Dreams Fund

Deadline: April 2, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

Mental Health Movement Scholarship

Deadline: April 4, 2021Award Amount: $4,000+GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to students in any field of study who have battled with mental health or have a loved one who has in the past or currently is experiencing mental health concerns.

Submit: 300-word essay describing your personal/loved one’s journey and how you want to use these experiences to positively impact the lives of others battling mental illness.

Melissa Ludwig Diversity in Yoga Scholarship

Deadline: April 6, 2021Award Amount: $700GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to students of color who are studying to become a registered yoga teacher.

Submit: 250-500 word essay.

Joel Polsky Prize

Deadline: April 14, 2021Award Amount: $5,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award

Deadline: April 14, 2021Award Amount: $5,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

ASID Legacy Scholarship for Undergraduates

Deadline: April 14, 2021Award Amount: $4,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

ASID Legacy Scholarship for Graduate Students

Deadline: April 14, 2021Award Amount: $4,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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: 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.

Brady Cobin Law Group “Expect the Unexpected” Scholarship

Deadline: April 14, 2021Award Amount: $1,500 – $2,500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to to all students in any field of study who are deeply invested in their future.

Submit: 200-750 word essay.

Charles R. Ullman & Associates Educational Support Scholarship

Deadline: April 14, 2021Award Amount: $500 – $2,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to to all students in any field of study.

Submit: 200-1000 word essay.

Shear Comfort Automotive Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2021Award Amount: $1,500GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

National Dairy Shrine Scholarships

Deadline: April 15, 2021Award Amount: $1,000 – $3,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

Gus Archie Scholarship Program (SPE Foundation)

Deadline: April 15, 2021Award Amount: up to $20,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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). 

Porch Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships

Deadline: April 16, 2021Award Amount: $2,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior, or in a community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program, or be planning to enroll in a high school, community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program. Must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.

Must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by Porch.

Submit: An extremely short online application form.

Healthline and Prevention Institute Stronger Scholarship

Deadline: April 20, 2021Award Amount: $7,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be a student of color who identifies as Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, Latino/Latina, and/or Pacific Islander; current junior or senior in pursuit of an undergraduate degree (as of Fall 2021); and have demonstrated involvement in the advancement of health equity by impacting an obstacle created by a social determinant of health.

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

Innovation in Education Scholarship

Deadline: April 20, 2021Award Amount: $500GO HERE TO APPLY

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).

Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship

Deadline: April 23, 2021Award Amount: $15,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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).

No Essay ‘You Deserve It’ Scholarship

Deadline: April 29, 2021Award Amount: $2,222GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be at least 16 years of age and a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories (except for Rhode Island and Michigan). Additionally, you must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled within three months of applying for the scholarship, in a qualified high school, college or university within the United States.

Submit: Super short online form.

MyMozaic Monthly Scholarship Contest

Deadline: April 29, 2021Award Amount: $2,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

GMis(Great Minds in) STEM Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $500 – $10,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

Reynolds College Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $12,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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. 

“Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $25,000+GO HERE TO APPLY

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

Association of Women Contractors (AWC) Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: VariesGO HERE TO APPLY

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.

EFWA Undergraduate Scholarships

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $1,000 – $4,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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

Submit: Online application, references letters, and transcripts.

EFWA Graduate Scholarships

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $1,000 – $2,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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

Submit: Online application, references letters, and transcripts.

Nitro College Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $2,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, age 17 or older at the time of entry. Must be one of the following; high school senior, current college student, parent of a high school or college student, a student or a parent whose child has graduated from an accredited undergraduate school and who is currently paying back a student or parent loan for his/her/child’s educational expenses for such school.

Submit: A short online application form.

John Fischetti Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $2,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

Private Label Diversity in Cosmetology Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $2,500+GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: This scholarship will support one Black hairstylist attending or planning to attend cosmetology school.

Submit: A video link describing who you are, why you’re interested in cosmetology, and how this scholarship would help you on your journey.

All About Education Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $3,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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?”

Best Hospitality Degrees Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $1,500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicants must be be enrolled as a hospitality major at a community college or university in the United States to earn an associate’s or bachelor’s degree with U.S. citizenship. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0+.

Submit: Completed application form, cover letter, resume, official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a 500-1000 word essay.

E-waste Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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. 

 

1st Financial Bank USA (1FBUSA) Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $2,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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.

Cappex Easy Money Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

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).

 


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Final thoughts on scholarships with April deadlines 

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!

 

More scholarships for college students:

 

 

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