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49 March Scholarships That Are Pure Gold

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Scholarships with March Deadlines You Should Apply for ASAP

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Paying for college on your own (or even with help) is a real struggle.

But thankfully:

The year is just getting started. There are still countless opportunities to win money to cover school expenses and (hopefully) fully fund your college education.

Get ready to spring into action by checking out the list of March scholarships below. And don’t forget to make a note of deadlines on your calendar!

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Scholarships Due in March


  • Deadline: March 1, 2022
  • Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Must be a high school senior or undergraduate female with a low-income background and pursuing a degree in STEM.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

  • Deadline: March 1, 2022
  • Award: $2,500 – $5,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 1, 2022
  • Award: $33,600+

Eligibility: Open to any high school senior who will be a first-generation college student.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

  • Deadline: March 1, 2022
  • Award: $2,000

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

Submit: 250 – 500 word essay + online application.

  • Deadline: March 1, 2022
  • Award: $2,500

Eligibility: Open to current students actively enrolled in or applying to an accredited beauty-related program, such as cosmetology school or esthetician school, or another eligible beauty and wellness degree program

Submit: Online application.

  • Deadline: March 1, 2022
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Open to high school, undergraduate, and graduate women with autoimmune disorders who have an entrepreneurial spirit.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

  • Deadline: March 2, 2022
  • Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Must be a current high school senior or undergraduate student with a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay on which quality you value you most in yourself.

  • Deadline: March 2, 2022
  • Award: $10,000

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).

  • Deadline: March 4, 2022
  • Award: $1,000

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

Submit: 500 – 1500 word essay.

  • Deadline: March 4, 2022
  • Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Must be a Black high school, undergraduate, or graduate student majoring in a STEM degree.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay on why you’re passionate about STEM or entrepreneurship.

  • Deadline: March 6, 2022
  • Award: $2,500 – $11,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 7, 2022
  • Award: $200 – $500

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 piece of art that illustrates one or more actions that governments, non-profits, park managers, and indigenous communities can take to preserve coral reefs using a ridge to reef approach to conservation.

  • Deadline: March 7, 2022
  • Award: $1,000 – 5,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 7, 2022
  • Award: $1,000 – 5,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 14, 2022
  • Award: $2,500

Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and current trade school students. Must be pursuing a skilled trade.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay on which trade you’re pursuing and your future plans.

  • Deadline: March 15, 2022
  • Award: $2,500 – $20,000

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).

  • Deadline: March 15, 2022
  • Award: $20,000

Eligibility: Must be a current high school senior living with a disability; plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation; declare an approved major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field; and have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Submit: An online application, 2 letters of recommendation, resume, transcript, and 3 essays (500 words & 250 words).

  • Deadline: March 15, 2022
  • Award: $2,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 15, 2022
  • Award: $25,000

Eligibility: Must be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States; have a minimum 2.0 GPA; and demonstrate critical financial need.

Submit: An online application.

  • Deadline: March 15, 2022
  • Award: $1,500

Eligibility: Open to any high school student (age 13 – 18 as of December 31, 2021) residing legally in the United States or Canada. Applicants may currently attend a public, private, or parochial school, or be home-schooled. Applicants are not required to be college-bound.

Submit: 700 – 1200 word essay.

  • Deadline: March 17, 2022
  • Award: up to $20,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 18, 2022
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Must be a resident of Oregon, a junior or senior in high school, and identify as low-income.

Submit: A video performance (3 minutes max.) of your own original poem, song, or rap in response to this year’s prompt.

  • Deadline: March 18, 2022
  • Award: $7,500

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.

  • Deadline: March 18, 2022
  • Award: up to $15,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 18, 2022
  • Award: $1,812

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, 2022.

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

  • Deadline: March 20, 2022
  • Award: $1,000 – $5,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 20, 2022
  • Award: $1,300

Eligibility: Must be a college student in the spring of 2022 with an interest in comics, animation, etc.

Submit: 150 essay or 1 minute video on how one specific comic, webtoon, manga, anime or animated show/film has impacted you.

  • Deadline: March 20, 2022
  • 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 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.

  • Deadline: March 21, 2022
  • Award: Full tuition

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.

  • Deadline: March 21, 2022
  • Award: $5,000 – $10,000

Eligibility: Must be a current undergraduate or graduate student at a four-year university in the United States or Canada; pursuing a degree in business/commerce, computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics, or a related discipline; and be a person with a (visible or non-visible) disability.

Submit: A completed application form and 500 word essay.

  • Deadline: March 25, 2022
  • Award: $1,000 – $10,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 29, 2022
  • Award: $2,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 29, 2022
  • Award: $2,000

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: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $5,000 per year, up to 4 years

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.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • 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: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Must be a current high school senior, a resident of the city and county of San Francisco, and will be enrolled full-time at a four-year California university.

Submit: Completed application, official transcripts, Student Aid Report, 250 word essay, and 3 letters or recommendation.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $4,500

Eligibility: Must be be a first-generation Latina high school senior or undergraduate student with an interest in pursuing STEM career.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay about yourself and how you hope to make the world a better place through your work in STEM.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • 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 entry form + 500 word personal statement.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $500 – $5,000

Eligibility: Must be from a low-income household or demonstrate financial need; Be 15-25 years of age as of 3/31/2022; 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.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $1,500

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

Submit: Short online form + one sentence response to the question.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $2,000

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 also 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.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $25,000+

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

Submit: N/A

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Open to high school, college, and graduate school students of all years. Must be currently enrolled full time (in high school or at an accredited university) or planning on enrolling within 24 months.

Submit: A short online form (no essay).

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $1,000 – $5,000

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 2022 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.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • 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: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $1,000

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.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $3,025

Eligibility: Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with diabetes and an interest in the medical or business fields.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay on what you plan to do in your chosen field to help others that have chronic autoimmune conditions.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Must be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Submit: An online application and 500 words or less essay.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Open to all students at any education level.

Submit: 300 – 500 word essay about one of your favorite hobbies and why you enjoy it.


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Conclusions on March deadline scholarships

So that wraps up this list of the best scholarships to apply for in March 2022.

I hope you found the information helpful. Now it’s just up to you to get in an application or two, wishing you a pot o’ gold and lots of luck! ☘️

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