April 2021 Scholarships

Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. Students should seek out and apply for scholarships in which they meet the eligibility requirements. Below are a handful of scholarships with April 2021 due dates. Check out the full list of April Scholarships – there are currently just under 300 scholarships on the list! More scholarships will be added as they become available.

Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, students are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

Project Yellow Light Scholarship Competition – Radio
Sponsor: Advertising Council
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2021
Description: Competition is open to high school juniors and seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must create a radio recording of 20 second that discourages distracted driving.

Project Yellow Light Scholarship Competition – Video
Sponsor: Advertising Council
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2021
Description: Competition is open to high school juniors and seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must submit a video that encourages friends to avoid distracted driving.

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Sponsor: Barron Prize
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Award is open to students between the ages of eight and 18 years of age who are permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S. or Canada. Applicant must be currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months.

We The Students Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Bill of Rights Institute
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Contest is open to students in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Armed Forces schools abroad, and students in U.S. territories who are in grades 8-12 and between the ages of 14-19. Student must submit an essay on the prompt, “What is the relationship between Equality and Justice?”

NPG Essay Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Negative Population Growth (NPG)
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: April 18, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicant must write a letter to President Biden that highlights why overpopulation must be part of his administration’s discussions concerning our environment, including efforts to curb climate change.

$1,000 April Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship
Sponsor: The Wilderness Society
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 23, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in North America who have academic and/or career goals focused on making a significant positive difference in the long-term protection of wilderness in the United States.

All About Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2027) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Celebrate the West High School Art Competition
Sponsor: Western Governors’ Association
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Competition is open to high school students (grades 9-12) in public, private, charter, and alternative schools. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Student must be in a school in a WGA member state: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Applicant must submit a two-dimensional art piece on what their state means to them.

E-waste Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and current or entering college or graduate students at any level. Applicant must answer in 140-characters or less “the most important reason to care about e-waste is…”

To see the rest of the scholarships with April deadlines, visit the April Scholarship list.

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One Comment on “April 2021 Scholarships

  1. Are there any scholarships that I can apply for that has a deadline in May or June

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