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A List of Helpful Scholarships for March

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Paying for college on your own is a real struggle.

But thankfully:

The year is just getting started. There are still countless opportunities to win money to cover school expenses.

Get ready for spring by marking some of these March scholarships on your calendar.

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Scholarships With March Deadlines


1. BTSADV Angel Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2021Award Amount: $250 – $2,200GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to students who have a minimum of 2.0 GPA, have personally been affected by domestic violence, and have financial need. Applicants must be attending college in Fall & Spring. Academic programs could be at a community college, higher learning, vocational, trade, Masters, PhD Program, etc.

Submit: An online application form.

2. ACS Scholars Program

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

Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian and a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior. Seniors can apply for their fifth year. Intend to major or already major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology, or another chemistry-related science AND plan to pursue a career in a chemistry-related science as well. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Submit: An online application form.

3. Science Without Borders Challenge

Deadline: March 1, 2021Award Amount: $200 – $500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all students 11-19 years old. Students must be enrolled in primary or secondary school, or the home school equivalent.

Submit: A a piece of art that illustrates how mangroves are important.

4. Gabriella Carter Music and Me Scholarship

Deadline: March 4, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to black students at any education level.

Submit: 250 – 500 word essay on the topic of how music has played a role in your life.

5. UWF Scholarships

Deadline: March 5, 2021Award Amount: $2,500 – $11,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to women from East Jefferson County, WA. Multiple awards available, different requirements apply to each one.

Submit: Application, essay, official transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation.

6. (ISC)² Undergraduate Scholarships

Deadline: March 8, 2021Award Amount: $1,000 – $5,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance. You may be a senior in high school, or an undergraduate student who is currently a junior, freshman, sophomore or senior who will be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the fall. Minimum GPA of 3.3.

Submit: An online application, unofficial transcripts, resume/CV, and one letter of recommendation. 

7. (ISC)² Graduate Scholarships

Deadline: March 8, 2021Award Amount: $1,000 – $5,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance. Must be pursuing a Master’s Degree program or doctoral studies and have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Submit: An online application, unofficial transcripts, resume/CV, and one letter of recommendation. 

8. America’s 911 Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: March 8, 2021Award Amount: $2,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicants must be, or have a parent who is, an active duty first responder.

Submit: 250 – 500 word essay + online application.

9. Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: March 9, 2021Award Amount: $10,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all high school, college and university students enrolled
during the time period of the contest in an academic program designed to
conclude with the awarding of a diploma or a degree. Applicants must be 14 years of age or older at the time of entry.

Submit: A greeting card you designed (.jpeg file).

10. Lou & Carole Prato Scholarship

Deadline: March 10, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.

Submit: An online application form, cover letter, resume, and letter of recommendation.

11. A-1 Auto Transport Annual Scholarship

Deadline: March 10, 2021Award Amount: $250 – $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to current, full-time, part-time students of an accredited or non-accredited institute, truck driving school or other logistics program. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Submit: 1000+ word essay.

12. Black Medical Students Scholarship

Deadline: March 11, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to current and future black medical students.

Submit: 500 – 1000 word essay response on the topic of what you hope to achieve in your career in medicine.

13. SPWP Scholarships

Deadline: March 12, 2021Award Amount: $1,000 – $10,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be a female high-school senior in the Houston area (55 mile radius of downtown Houston). Must plan to attend a Texas College or University and be enrolled when scholarship funds are awarded.

Submit: An online application, resume, high school transcript, and SAT/ACT scores.

14. Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship

Deadline: March 12, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to Oregonians who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) and who are high school juniors or seniors.

Submit: A work of visual art in response to this year’s prompt. 

15. Education First Scholarships

Deadline: March 12, 2021Award Amount: $7,500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior at a participating school in the following cities: Austin, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, or Seattle.

Submit: An online application, 500 word essay, and high school transcript.

16. Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest

Deadline: March 14, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to teens in the United States in grades 9-12.

Submit: 500 – 1000 word essay.

17. Wheezy Creator Scholarship

Deadline: March 14, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all students at any education level.

Submit: 200 – 1000 word essay response on the topic of what you want to create and express through your creation.

18. Daughters of Cincinnati Scholarships

Deadline: March 15, 2021Award Amount: $16,000 – $20,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Awarded to daughters of career commissioned officers in the United States armed services. Must be a high school senior.

Submit: An online application, essay, secondary school report, letter of recommendation from a member of the applicant’s community, and a Student Aid Report (SAR).

19. GoSkills Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2021Award Amount: $2,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open any female high-school or college student, who wants to start her own online business.

Submit: An online application and a business plan for an online business.

20. GRLSWIRL Scholarship

Deadline: March 16, 2021Award Amount: $1,100GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to any woman in the skate community who is in need of support financing their education.

Submit: 200 – 1000 word essay about yourself and your educational journey. 

21. Cynthia Lennon Scholarship for Girls

Deadline: March 17, 2021Award Amount: $3,300GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to female high school and undergraduate students.

Submit: A piece of art that represents your interpretation of the phrase “Conserve Life”. This can be a drawing, painting or photograph.

22. Joseph James Morelli Legacy Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: March 17, 2021Award Amount: $500 – $2,500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be either a high school student or a post-high school student attending an accredited undergraduate school or technical school in the United States in the Fall of 2021. Must be pursuing a degree in a STEM field. Must have a demonstrated learning challenge (disability) of dyslexia, dysgraphia and/or dyscalculia.

Submit: An online application.

23. NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 17, 2021Award Amount: up to $20,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution. Must have a min. GPA of 3.3. (or be within the top 5 percent of your class) and have “exceptional financial need” as certified by your undergraduate institution financial aid office.

Submit: An online application, description of your coursework, resume, personal statement, ETN form, and letters of recommendation. 

24. [email protected] Scholars Program

Deadline: March 19, 2021Award Amount: up to $15,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicant must be a current undergraduate student entering their sophomore, junior or senior year in the upcoming academic school year OR undergraduate senior accepted into a master’s program OR current master’s student. Planning to enroll on a full-time basis in a California, public four-year college/university. Declared STEM major and minimum 3.0 GPA.

Submit: An online application, 500-850 word personal statement, financial need documentation, 2 letters of recommendation, and unofficial or official transcripts.

25. CMP Carolyn Hines Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 20, 2021Award Amount: $1,000 – $5,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and acceptance to a university, college or trade school leading to a diploma or trade certification. 

Submit: An application, official transcript, letter of recommendation, and a personal statement. Must demonstrate rifle or pistol marksmanship competition experience.

26. Mattress Advisor’s Sleep Science Scholarship

Deadline: March 20, 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 for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship. Domestic, international, online and undocumented students are welcome to apply.

Submit: An online application and 800 – 1000 word essay.

27. Walker Williams Wilson Scholarship

Deadline: March 21, 2021Award Amount: Full tuitionGO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to African-American males. Must be a high school senior or current full-time college student with enrollment at a Historically Black College or University. Minimum high school GPA of 2.7, or if currently completing an undergrad degree – min. GPA of 3.0.

Submit: An online application and 400 word essay or 3 min. video.

28. CNC Machines Manufacturing Scholarship

Deadline: March 26, 2021Award Amount: $2,500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Available for students pursuing a certification, certificate, associate’s, or bachelor’s in manufacturing or a related area of study.

Submit: An online application and 1000 – 1300 word essay.

29. The Flag House Scholarship Award and Essay Contest

Deadline: March 26, 2021Award Amount: $1,812GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open for submissions from Maryland high school seniors. Must be able to travel to Baltimore to read their essay aloud at the Flag House on June 14, 2021.

Submit: An online application and an essay (of no more than 350 words).

30. Tallo’s $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: March 27, 2021Award Amount: $10,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to high school seniors who are planning to pursue higher education in Fall 2021. Special consideration will be given to students whose families have experienced financial
loss during the pandemic.

Submit: A one to two-minute video.

31. One Move Ahead Chess Scholarship

Deadline: March 29, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to students who play chess at any level.

Submit: 500 – 1000 word essay response to three questions about chess.

32. Katie Higgins Memorial Scholarship

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

Eligibility: Must be a resident of Virginia and born with a cleft and must be registered to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution.

Submit: A completed application form and 500 word essay.

33. MyMozaic Monthly Scholarship Contest

Deadline: March 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.

34. Arthritis Champions Scholarship

Deadline: March 29, 2021Award Amount: $5,000 per year for up to 4 yearsGO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be diagnosed with rheumatic disease; classified as an undergraduate, graduate, or medical student at an accredited college or University; and an engaged Arthritis Foundation advocate, fundraiser, participant, volunteer, and/or supporter. Minimum 2.5 GPA.

Submit: An online application, unofficial transcripts, and an Arthritis Foundation reference.

35. Pettable Pet Lovers Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to students at any education level.

Submit: Submit a photo of your favorite pet(s) and share a short caption.

36. Traveling Artist Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $1,032GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open undergraduate students who are currently studying abroad or who plan to study abroad.

Submit: 300 – 750 word essay response about how you plan to use travel to develop yourself as a person and an artist.

37. Boosting Women in STEM Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all women who plan to or are already taking courses toward a STEM degree.

Submit: 150 – 700 word essay about how you think STEM occupations are important to help people adapt and thrive in a post-pandemic world.

38. “Fight for Equality” Women in STEM Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to female high school students.

Submit: N/A

39. Rosemarie STEM Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all students who are planning to pursue or who are currently pursuing a degree in any STEM-related field.

Submit: 200 – 1000 word essay on what a degree in your particular field means to you and how you hope to build a career from that degree.

40. Financial Goals Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 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 entry form + 500 word personal statement.

41. Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $500 – $5,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be from a low-income household or demonstrate financial need; Be 15-25 years of age as of 3/31/2021; be a resident of a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property or country (more info); be a full-time high school or undergraduate student attending a college, university, or vocational school​; and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

Submit: An online application, personal statement, 2 letters of recommendation, and other supporting materials.

42. Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) Scholarships

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $1,000 – $20,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be a US-based high school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, Ethiopian, etc.); planning to attend a four-year college or university; planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing); and have a 3.3 GPA or higher.

Submit: An online application, 2 letters of recommendation, resume, picture of yourself, transcript, and 2 essays (500 words & 250 words).

43. Mental Health Well-Being No-Essay Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all undergraduate and graduate level students.

Submit: N/A

44. Future Black Leaders Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $1,610GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to Black undergraduate students who have large ambitions for their college and working careers.

Submit: 100 – 500 word essay on your career goals and ambitions.

45. ELC Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $7,000 – $20,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Multiple scholarships available, eligibility requirements vary. Some scholarships are open to high-achieving Black undergraduate students attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Other scholarships are open to high-achieving Black undergraduate students attending any accredited four-year college or university. Students who are currently enrolled in a community college or junior college and have been accepted to a four-year college or university (majority institution or HBCU) are eligible to apply.

Submit: Varies, but generally an application + essay responses.

46. Marilyn J. Palmer Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to American students interested in taking their studies to a trade/vocational school.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay on what being an American means to you.

47. RippleMatch Club Partner Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $500GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all undergraduate and graduate level students.

Submit: N/A

48. Leslie A. Ebert Legacy of Life Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $1,000 – $5,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Entrants must be a current high school senior who both resides and attends high school, or is home schooled, in one of the following locations:
Northern Virginia; Maryland; and the District of Columbia; and plan to attend a college, university or community college in the 2021 fall semester.

Submit: A persuasive essay (1000 words max.) and/or produce a video (2 min. max.) that educates, and then motivates, an audience to become registered organ, eye and tissue donors.

49. Key Thinkers Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021Award Amount: $1,000GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years of age; enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution, including an accredited college, university, or trade school, in the United States; and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Submit: An online application and 500 – 700 word essay on financial responsibility.

 


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Conclusions on scholarships due in March

So that’s the list of the best scholarships for March 2021.

I hope you found the information helpful. Now it’s just up to you to get in those applications!

 

More college scholarships to apply for:

 

 

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