Scholarship Saturday – April 3, 2021

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Below you will find many scholarships, most with general eligibility requirements. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday.

Don’t wait. Apply for these great scholarships today! And, if you missed the last Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open! You can also find scholarships on my other scholarship lists, such as scholarships with requirements based on your statemajorgrade levelethnicity, or religion. And, lastly, check out my list of scholarships with April deadlines.

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

Here are 60 scholarships for Saturday, April 3, 2021.

ATA Scholarships
Sponsor: Alaska Telecom Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 9, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Alaska residents who are or will be attending an accredited academic or vocational institution. Applicant must be sponsored by an Active or Associate Member of Alaska Telecome Association.

VWGOA/UNCF Corporate Scholars
Sponsor: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. | UNCF
Amount: Up to $11,500
Closing Date: April 14, 2021
Description: Paid internship and scholarship are open to full-time juniors enrolled in an accredited Historically Black College or University majoring in business, marketing, information technology, or engineering, whose college experience demonstrates community service, leadership, and analytical ability during their college career.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Clean Up Cigarette Butts to Protect Animals & The Environment
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by cleaning up cigarette butts before they have a chance to harm wildlife or leach toxic chemicals into the environment. Cigarette butts are the most-littered item on the planet, so grab some gloves and join our community, which has cleaned up 3.7 million cigarette butts already. Send in a photo of the butts you picked up and you’ll automatically enter for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This!

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Take and Share a Quiz to Educate Others on Discrimination and Colorism
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: “Colorism” is a demonstrated bias towards people with lighter skin tones over people with darker skin tones, and often refers to explicit discrimination based on the complexion of a person’s skin. Research on colorism associates this bias to social disparities for Black, Brown, Asian, mixed and Indigenous people with darker skin tones, including: worse mental health, higher school suspension rates, and fewer job opportunities compared to their lighter-skinned counterparts. Take our quiz to learn about colorism, and we’ll send you a guide to help you advocate against colorism when you see it in pop culture, on social media, or on beauty products. Then share the quiz with a friend to help them dismantle colorist language, and you’ll automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship.

Polish National Alliance Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Polish National Alliance
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to qualified PNA members who are college Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors.

Sandy Lane Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Blairsviille
Amount:
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to self-identified members of the LGBTQ community or a proven ally who is a resident of one of the communities of the North Georgia Mountains (Counties of Fannin, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Towns, Union, and White). Applicant must be an incoming or current college student.

Scholarships4mom.net Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Moms.net
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled, or will be enrolled within the next three months, in a college or university in the United States. Applicant must be a mother or an expectant mother.

Scott & Kim Verplank Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Scott & Kim Verplank Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have a childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes. Applicant must have a commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team.

Sherelle T. and Timothy T. Carper III Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American single mothers (age 18-30) who are United States citizens, and enrolled in an accredited college or university. Applicant must major in a STEM, Aviation, Political Science, Communications, or Business Management related field.

Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition
Sponsor: Water Environment Federation (WEF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Competition is open to students ages 15-20 in grades 9-12. Applicant must submit a water-related science project. Teams of up to three students may enter.

ThanksUSA Scholarship
Sponsor: ThanksUSA
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to dependent children ages 24 and under or spouses of U.S. military service personnel. Applicants must be a current high school senior or graduate with plans to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-or four-year college or university or vocational-technical school for the academic year.

UNCF Healthcare Workforce Diversity Program
Sponsor: AbbVie Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American/Black students currently enrolled in a certification or a 2-year degree in healthcare related STEM fields.

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?”

Blinded Veterans Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Blinded Veterans Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans who are incoming or current undergraduate or graduate students.

Chiropractic Scholarship
Sponsor: AIC Orthopedics – Marietta Clinic
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current and prospective students enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S> university who are pursuing an education in the medical field (nursing, medical science, surgery, chiropractic, etc.) Applicant must submit a person essay that includes why they want a medical career.

Distracted Driving Essay Program
Sponsor: Morris King & Hodge
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Alabama high school seniors and college freshmen enrolled in an Alabama college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

GAMA Scholarships
Sponsor: General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are/will be enrolled in an aviation degree core program.

IUYA Scholarship
Sponsor: Indiana Undocumented Youth Alliance
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undocumented students residing in Indiana who are currently attending, or accepted into a two or four-year college or university in Indiana for Fall 2021. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Mitchell/Tufts Scholarship
Sponsor: The Dallas Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are members or persons active in the life of a Presbyterian church in the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) In North Central Texas, or in Los Angeles, California, and who are students of promise and can demonstrate financial need.

NEWH | Los Angeles Founding Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Los Angeles Founding Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Los Angeles, Southern California and zip codes 90000-93500. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

PFLAG Cincinnati Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Cincinnati
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are residents and/or attending a college in the Greater Cincinnati area and can demonstrate positive involvement with the LGBTQ community.

Student Loan Hero Scholarship
Sponsor: Student Loan Hero
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students actively enrolled (at least part-time) in a college or university who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must submit an essay answering three personal questions related to finances.

Study Abroad in Japan: Bridging Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Teachers of Japanese
Amount: Up to $4,500
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are planning to study abroad in Japan. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and must be enrolled as an undergraduate in a college or university in the United States before and during the time they are studying abroad.

Susanna DeLaurentis Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: The Susanna DeLaurentis Charitable Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have high academic achievement and extracurricular and community involvement through persistence, courage, and determination while coping with a life-threatening or chronic physical or mental condition.

US Eagle Federal Credit Union Scholarships
Sponsor: US Eagle Federal Credit Union
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to New Mexico students who plan to enroll in the upcoming fall term in full-time undergraduate course of study. Applicant must submit an application and a video or essay explaining on a selected scholarship category (bullying prevention, commercial for U.S. Eagle, or the future of banking).

NLHA Scholarships
Sponsor: National Leased Housing Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate and graduate students, and non-traditional students who are residents of federally assisted rental housing.

Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) Scholarship
Sponsor: Army Nurse Corps Association
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 18, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited baccalaureate or advanced degree nursing or nurse anesthesia program who are serving or have previously served in any branch of a component of the U.S. Army. Applicant must not currently be receiving funding by a component of the U.S. Army and have received an Honorable Discharge (if applicable).

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.

Ruby’s Rainbow Scholarship
Sponsor: Ruby’s Rainbow
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 18, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals with Down Syndrome who are 18 years of age or older and have a desire and intent to enroll or continue enrollment in a class or program that will enhance their life through employment, independent living or life skills, or interest in any other areas.

AU Student Essay Contest
Sponsor: Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the separation of religion and government.

Carrie Crystal Stuckert Memorial Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Dream Pool Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to capable students enrolled as Visual Arts majors at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Applicant must submit two references and a 1-2 page autobiography.

International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association Scholarship Program
Sponsor: IBTTA Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate college students who have completed at least two full semester of undergraduate coursework at the time of application and who are pursing a degree in one of the following fields: Civil Engineering, City and Regional Planning, Construction Management, Public Policy or Public Administration, Structural Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Business Management, Marketing, Communications, or Operations Management.

Jerry Wheeler Scholarship
Sponsor: South Dakota Retailers Association (SDRA)
Amount: Up to $2,700
Closing Date: April 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in a retail field of study during the 2020-2021 school year. Applicant must have graduated from a high school in South Dakota or has a plan to attend a college, university, or vocational school in South Dakota in the fall of 2021.

$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.

Best Foot Forward Scholarship
Sponsor: Grant Law Office
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students in the United States who are residents of Georgia. Applicant must submit an essay on something they love to do and why.

John and Sue Gompper Founders Scholarship
Sponsor: Kentucky Youth Soccer Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in a Kentucky Youth Soccer program during their junior or senior year of high school.

Stronger Scholarship
Sponsor: Healthline & NORD
Amount: $7,000
Closing Date: April 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current junior and seniors in pursuit of an undergraduate degree (as of Fall 2021) who have demonstrated involvement in the advancement of health equity by impacting an obstacle created by a social determinant of health. Applicant must be a student of color who identifies as Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, Latino/Latina, and/0r Pacific Islander.

Wyeth-Aryst/AHP Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students in health related fields bridge the gap in funding so they may be able to continue their education. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be attending one of the 37 affiliated member institutions.

CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to a U.S. college or currently enrolled college students. Applicant must be committed to AAJA’s mission and candidates will be judged on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated journalistic ability, commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American and Pacific Islander issues.

Husband and Wife Law Team Scholarship
Sponsor: Breyer Law Offices PC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are U.S. Citizens, permanent residents, or DACA recipients. Applicant must submit an essay on how they intend to use what they learn in college, no matter what field they end of working in.

KY AHEAD Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Kentucky Association on Higher Education and Disability (KY AHEAD)
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students enrolled in a Kentucky post-secondary institution with at least a 2.75 GPA. Applicant must have a disability, as verified by Disability Support Services Officer at the applicant’s current post-secondary institution.

Mary Quon Moy Ing Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students and graduating high school seniors who are pursuing journalism as a career. Applicant must demonstrate journalistic ability, financial need, commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American/Pacific Islander issues.

Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current student journalist. Applicant must write about the legacy of Vincent Chin in essay form.

Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship
Sponsor: Coca-Cola Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 22, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a UNCF member college or university during the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicant must be first in their family to attend a four-year college or university, have demonstrated unmet financial need, and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Aaron and Rita Slom Scholarship Fund for Freedom and Diversity
Sponsor: Touro Synagogue Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 23, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors. Applicant must submit an interpretive work focusing on the George Washington Letter to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, RI, in context with the present time.

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.

Herren Project Student Scholarship
Sponsor: The Herren Project: Project Purple
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 23, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students who have taken a stand against substance abuse and are furthering their education at a trade school, community college or four-year universities.

PFLAG South Orange County Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG South Orange County
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: April 23, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college/vocational students who are residents (or children of residents) of Orange County between the ages of 17-24 and who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer/questioning, and to straight allies.

RAMEF Scholarships
Sponsor: Restaurant Association of Maryland & Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 23, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college students who are/will be pursuing hospitality related coursework. Applicant must be a resident of Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia, or Delaware.

Community Involvement Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Church, Langdon, Lopp, Banet Law
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 26, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who attended high school or permanently reside in Jefferson County, Kentucky or Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Washington, Scott, or Jefferson County, Indiana. Applicant must submit an essay about their passion for volunteering.

Lily and Catello Sorrentino Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 26, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students 25 years of age or older who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in a degree-conferring non-parochial institution in Rhode Island. Applicant must have financial need.

Making a Difference for Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: KFM Making a Difference
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 26, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students enrolled in a post-secondary program (college, community college, vocational program, etc.) with an autism.

Michael J. Quill Scholarship
Sponsor: Transport Workers Union (TWU)
Amount: Up to $4,800 paid out in the amount of $1,200 per year.
Closing Date: April 26, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are children or dependents of a TWU member in good standing, deceased members, or pensioners.

Patty & Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 26, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island high school seniors whose parents did not graduate from college (first generation college students). Applicant must demonstrate financial need. At scholarship site, search by scholarship name.

Personal Goals Scholarship
Sponsor: Church, Langdon, Lopp, Banet Law
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 26, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who attended high school or permanently reside in Jefferson County, Kentucky or Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Washington, Scott, or Jefferson County, Indiana. Applicant must submit an essay on where they see themselves in ten years.

ETS Cares Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 27, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in New Jersey who can provide evidence of significant challenge(s)/hardship(s).

Smartwool Scholarship
Sponsor: Smartwool
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: April 28, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college sophomores and juniors who will be enrolled full-time during the upcoming academic year at any accredited HBCU or UNCF membership institution in North Carolina or Tennessee. Applicant must be a permanent resident of North Carolina or Tennessee and have at least a 2.5 GPA. All academic majors are welcome, with preference given to applicants majoring in design, fashion, finance, marketing, operations, textiles, and similar studies.

JASC Scholarships
Sponsor: Japanese American Service Committee
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 29, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who have a current JASC Family membership or their own Student/Individual membership. Applicant must also be a resident of the State of Illinois for at least one year prior to graduation or graduating from an accredited Illinois high school.

Pointe Pest Control Scholarship
Sponsor: Pointe Pest Control
Amount: $750
Closing Date: April 29, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshman from the state of Washington. Applicant must do a good deed.

Note: Please use my scholarship lists as just one of the resources you use to look for scholarships. Here are 16 places to look for scholarships.

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