April Scholarships

JASC Scholarships
Sponsor: Japanese American Service Committee
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 25, 2017
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.

Job Application Scholarship
Sponsor: Job Application Database
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit an essay that answers ten personal questions about their education and career goals.

Simpson Strong-Tie Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Simpson Strong-Tie
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors in full-time undergraduate study in Architecture, Structural Engineering or Construction Management. Student must attend one of 60 listed universities (see website for details).

Sports Unlimited Scholarship
Sponsor: Sports Unlimited
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshman and sophomores who play or compete in a sport. Applicant must submit an essay on how they have overcome adversity to succeed in a sport.

Albertson & Davidson College Scholarship
Sponsor: Albertson & Davidson, LLP
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 26, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2017 semester. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to wills.

Fountainhead Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 26, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students who are in 11th or 12th grade and have read Ayn Rand’s “Fountainhead.” Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to “Fountainhead.” There is no citizenship requirement to participate.

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 27, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are/will be pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are women or minority students.

Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current members of the NAACP who are under the age of 25 and currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited college or university in the United States.

Antonio Cirino Memorial Award
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island residents who are graduate students in arts education or in the arts with an intention to teach. Applicant must have the intent to teach at K-12, undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate level.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shurgged.

Best Online Courses Scholarship
Sponsor: Best Online Courses Coupon
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with an interest in programming. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to programming.

Bob Bennett Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Unity One Credit Union
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicant must be a member in good standing of Unity One Credit Union.

Eve’s Addiction Scholarship
Sponsor: Eve’s Addiction
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs in Fall 2017 at any accredited U.S. college or university. Applicant must write a 140-character Tweet on why they would be the ideal candidate for their dream job.

Harlequin Floors Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The World Dances
Amount: $250
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Contest is open to residents of the 50 United States and Canada. There is no restriction to enter the contest. Applicant must submit a dance video.

Hubertus W. V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to male graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students studying Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics. NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable and applicant must demonstrate financial need based on the federal poverty guidelines (see website for details).

Lily and Catello Sorrentino Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
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.

Mark Beaumont Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students in at least their second year of undergraduate studies or a graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the 2016-2017 academic school year. Applicant must have the intention to enter the video game industry focusing on the business of interactive entertainment.

Patty & Melvin Alperin First Generation Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
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.

Randy Pausch Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students starting at least their second year or graduate students attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the 2017-2018 academic school year. Applicant must have an intention to enter the game industry as a developer of interactive entertainment.

Rhode Island Association of Former Legislators Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island residents who are graduating high school seniors with outstanding community service.

Ruby’s Rainbow Scholarship
Sponsor: Ruby’s Rainbow
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is 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.

Russ Casey/Maine Restaurant Associates Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Maine Restaurant Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to students who are residents of Maine and are, or will be attending, an institution of higher education in a field of study clearly associated with the Culinary Arts, Restaurant, Hotel or Hospitality Management.

Samuel Eliot Morison Naval History Scholarship
Sponsor: Naval History and Heritage Command
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to active duty commissioned officers of the U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps with demonstrated leadership potential and high academic qualifications who are already pursuing graduate study in history, international relations, or a related field.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two-week drawing period.

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