April Scholarships

CGCS – Bernard Harris Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Council of the Great City Schools
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 6, 2020extended to May 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American and Hispanic students completing their senior year of high school in a member of the Council of the Great City Schools. Applicant must have a commitment to pursue a career in a STEM field.

Negro Leagues Committee High School Writing Contest
Sponsor: Negro Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020extended to May 4, 2020
Description: Contest is open to high school seniors carrying a minimum 2.5 GPA who are planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post secondary institution. Applicant must submit an essay on one of the Negro League figures who are the namesakes of the scholarships.

Nevada-UNCF Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolling in a HBCU in the fall of 2020. Applicant must be a permanent resident of the metropolitan Las Vegas region in the state of Nevada, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and have demonstrated unmet need as demonstrated by the FAFSA.

Becca’s Closet Scholarships
Sponsor: Becca’s Closet
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 8, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who have made an outstanding, documented contribution to his or her local community through the creation of or involvement in a Becca’s Closet chapter or Becca’s Closet organized through a supporting organization. Applicant must a U.S. Citizen, legal resident or DACA-eligible.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens, national and lawful permanent residents who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a professional nursing degree program at an accredited school of nursing located in the United States.

Zenobia V. Brooker Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 13, 2020extended to May 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American students who is a college sophomore (class of 2022) at time of application and majoring in elementary or secondary education. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate unmet, financial need, and be a U.S. citizen.

Lanzate/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Southwest Airlines
Amount: Roundtrip Southwest E-pass(es)
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 14, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Hispanic students who are current undergraduate or graduate students at a college/university at least 200 miles from their permanent address. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

American Legion Department of Missouri Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion Department of Missouri
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 20, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are residents of Missouri. Applicant must be a member of The American Legion Family, i.e. Legion Member, Auxiliary Member, S.A.L. Member, or a descendant of any member thereof.

Castle Lanterra Properties Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Castle Lanterra Properties
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020extended to April 30, 2020 – extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, graduate and current undergraduate and graduate students who are active residents or dependent children of active residents in good standing at a Castle Lanterra Property (located in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, and Washington).

Coast Guard Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Contest is open to any contributor – active duty military, reservists, veterans, government civilian personnel and civilians. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to making the Coast Guard stronger.

EAF Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to full-time undergraduate students who are in their sophomore year or beyond. Applicant must demonstrate community service and involvement.

FAR Scholarships
Sponsor: Foundation for Amateur Radio
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who hold a valid or foreign amateur radio license.

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college graduates who are members of a minority group as defined by current U.S. government guidelines and are degree candidates in accredited library or law schools and who intend to have a career in law librarianship.

HEA Scholarships
Sponsor: Hawaii Education Association
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college students who are HEA members, children of HEA members, or grandchildren or legally adopted grandchildren of HEA members.

Mountain America Scholarship
Sponsor: Mountain America Credit Union
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 24, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students who are Mountain American Credit Union members or family of members. In addition to the general scholarship, there are specific scholarships for community service and Business/Communications majors.

MRA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Michigan Retailers Association (MRA)
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are dependent sons or daughters of owners of MRA member businesses, or full-time employees of Michigan Retailers Association member firms OR the student is a part-time employee of a MRA member business.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.

4-H Youth In Action Awards
Sponsor: 4-H
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 27, 2020extended to May 18, 2020
Description: Award is open to 4-H members/recent alums who are between the ages of 15 and 19 years of age.

LadyLike Scholarship
Sponsor: LadyLike
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020extended to May 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors who are living in Southern California. Applicant must submit an essay answering questions related to women.

Robert A. Shuker Scholarship
Sponsor: Robert A. Shuker Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 10, 2020extended to May 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a law school who are legal residents of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Washington D.C., which is defined as including the Maryland counties of Montgomery, Prince Georges, Anne Arundel, and Howard, and the Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudon, Prince William, and the City of Alexandria.

Comparing Anthem and The Fountainhead Contest – 11th and 12 Grade
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 28, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 11 and 12. Applicant must submit an essay comparing Anthem and The Fountainhead. There is no citizenship requirements to apply.

Comparing Anthem and The Fountainhead Contest – 8th, 9th and 10th Grade
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 28, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 8-10. Applicant must submit an essay comparing Anthem and The Fountainhead. There is no citizenship requirements to apply.

Charles J. Colgan Scholarship
Sponsor: Virginia Aviation Business Association
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 17, 2020extended to May 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to well deserving Virginia residents who are high school seniors or current undergraduate students pursuing an aviation related career in an accredited institution.

Surgent CPA Review Scholarship
Sponsor: Surgent CPA Review
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current students at an accredited college or university within the U.S. who are studying to become an accountant and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

AFCCE Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college students undertaking a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university with a major in engineering or science and related to the telecommunications field.

NAJA Scholarship
Sponsor: Native American Journalists Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students pursuing journalism degrees at a higher learning institution. Applicant must be a college junior or senior, or graduate student at an accredited university in the United States.

Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students (women and minority students) currently pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM field at any accredited academic institution.

ROTC Scholarships
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Army, Navy (including Marine Corps option) and Air Force ROTC full-time sophomore and junior students with at least an overall 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a degree major that is related to the mission of the AFCEA educational Foundation (Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, and other STEM related majors).

STEM Majors Scholarship for Undergraduates
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 10, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to undergraduate students majoring in STEM fields, including Cyber Security, Intelligence, and Homeland Security-related disciplines.

STEM Teacher Graduate Scholarships
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students actively pursuing a graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) subjects at a U.S. school in grades K-12.

SBS Scholarships
Sponsor: Swiss Benevolent Society of San Francisco
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming or current college students who are of Swiss descent and reside in a Northern California county.

War Veterans Scholarship
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 10, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) of the Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations who are currently enrolled and attending classes in an Undergraduate program part-time or full-time in an eligible STEM major degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.

Community Foundation of Greater Memphis Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to adult learners from the Memphis area. There are multiple scholarships – see website for specific details.

Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: The Esperanza Education Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors at a high school in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia or a recent GED grad residing in DC, Maryland or Virginia. Applicant must have been born outside the U.S. or have two parents who were born outside of the U.S. There is no citizenship or legal residence requirements.

Little Sweet Baker Science Scholarship
Sponsor: Little Sweet Baker
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students attending a U.S. or Canadian college or university and enrolled in a science program. Applicant must submit an essay on why they chose to study science and what they plan on doing after they graduate.

Novo Nordisk Donnelly Award
Sponsor: Novo Nordisk | WTT Donnelly Awards
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students between 14 and 21 years of age who have diabetes and play tennis competitively.

TREA Scholarship
Sponsor: The Enlisted Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 20, 2020extended to April 30, 2020 – extended to June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals who have dependent status and who are children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren of a TREA or TREA Auxiliary member in good standing, or a deceased TREA or TREA Auxiliary member who was in good standing.

Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Hawaiian Civic Club of Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to June 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Hawai’i who are full-time students in an accredited two- or four-year college as a classified undergraduate student or a vocational program full-time student in or out of the State of Hawai’i. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and priority will be given to currently paid members of Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu (HCCH), including directly related family members.

Naval Mine Warfare Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Mine Warfare Association
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to April 30, 2020extended to June 30, 2020
Description: Contest is open to all persons eligible for membership in the Institute. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to naval mine warfare.

PUSH Excel Scholarship Programs
Sponsor: PUSH Excel
Amount: Upt o $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020extended to August 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to U.S. citizens who will be enrolled in an accredited, four-year degree undergraduate program at a college or university in the U.S. by August 2020. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to overcome obstacles to achieve academic and personal goals.

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