April Scholarships

Chief Petty Officer Scholarship
Sponsor: Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are about to graduate or have graduated from an accredited high school and who intend to enter, or are currently enrolled in a community college, vocational college, college, or university. Applicant must be the immediate family member of either an active duty, retired, or reserve Chief Petty Officer.

Christa McAullife Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to rising college juniors enrolled full-time in a teacher education program in an accredited Tennessee post-secondary institution who have at least a 3.5 GPA.

Community Foundation of East Central Illinois Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation of East Central Illinois
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of the East Central Illinois area.

Creative Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are graduating high school seniors or current college students. Applicant must submit a presentation on a given topic related to driving while intoxicated (DWI).

Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Actuarial Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time college seniors who have successfully completed at least one actuarial exam.

Davis-Putter Scholarship
Sponsor: Davis Putter Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are active in movements for social and/or economic justice and have financial need. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of oppression.

Desk and Derrick Educational Trust Scholarship
Sponsor: Desk and Derrick Educational Trust
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled undergraduate students with at least a 3.2 GPA and who plan on having a career in petroleum, energy, or allied industry, or research and development of alternative fuels such as coal, electric, solar, wind hydroelectric, nuclear, and ethanol.

Disability Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis.

Distracted Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Colombo Law
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who will attending an institution of higher learning in the state of West Virginia. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Dr. Blanca Moore-Velez Woman of Substance Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American female students who are at least 35 years of age and are enrolled as an undergraduate student at an accredited college or university.

DuPage County Farm Bureau General Scholarship
Sponsor: DuPage County Farm Bureau
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are interested in a course of study related to the agriculture industry. Applicant’s parents must be a member in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau (IL).

Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship
Sponsor: North Dakota Community Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in North Dakota. Preference is given to, but not limited to, students studying water-related fields and students whose families have taken an active role in North Dakota’s water resources management.

Educational Theatre Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Educational Theatre Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are active members of the International Thespian Society. Most scholarship require an audition. There are multiple scholarship opportunities, so check website for specific requirements.

Edward Nesheim Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion Department of North Dakota
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are legal residents of North Dakota and a direct descendant (child, grandchild or great-grandchild) of a U.S. veteran who served honorably. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in some phase of Agriculture, Human Nutrition, or Medicine (Medical Dr., PA, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy or Chiropractic).

Elizabeth Baldwin Hill Scholarship
Sponsor: Alabama PTA
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors who are pursuing teacher certification in a publicly supported Alabama college or university.

Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: The Esperanza Education Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
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.

Eula Mae Jett Scholarship Plan
Sponsor: Legal Secretaries, Incorporated
Amount: UP to $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, current college students, and career change students who are legal residents of California and attending a school within the state of California. Applicant must plan on pursuing a career in the legal field.

F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarships
Sponsor: F.A. Davis Company
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students in the United States and Canada who are enrolled in a Nursing program and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Folds of Honor Scholarship
Sponsor: Folds of Honor
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to dependents of service members enrolled in grades Kindergarten – 12 and students enrolled in college. Funds may be used for approved/accredited private school tuition, IRS approved educational tutoring from an approved tutoring company, approved/accredited home school curriculum, required books, and required school uniforms.

Frame My Future Contest
Sponsor: Church Hill Classics
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to legal U.S. residents who will be a full-time student at a U.S. college or university in the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must share how they envision their future. Student can choose to share through poetry, photography, ink, collage, painting, mixed media, or graphic design – as long as it is an original creation.

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