April Scholarships

EMPOWER Scholarships
Sponsor: Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to ethnically diverse students who have been accepted to or enrolled in a post-high school program and planning to pursue a career in a medical or rehabilitation field. Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin OR attending school in Minnesota or Western Wisconsin.

Fighter Scholarship
Sponsor: The Quell Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have experienced the devastating loss of a parent, caregiver or sibling to suicide.

Fletcher “Buster” Brush Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Fletcher “Buster” Brush Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in New Hampshire and Vermont who demonstrate compassion, hard work, community service, school spirit, leadership, and a desire to challenge themselves.

Fleet Reserve Association Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are affiliated with the USN, USMC or USCG through their own service or that of their spouse, parent, grandparent or great-grandparent. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a full-time student at an accredited college or university in the United States.

Fourth Circuit Essay Contest
Sponsor: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Contest is open to current students in grades 9 through 12 from Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to freedom of speech.

GAMA Scholarships
Sponsor: General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are/will be enrolled in an aviation degree core program.

GCSAA Legacy Awards
Sponsor: Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and enrolled students in a recognized undergraduate program in a major field related to turf management. At least one or more of the applicant’s parents or grandparents must be an active Class A, B, C, Equipment Management, A-Retired, B-Retired or AA member of GCSAA and/or IGCEMA for five or more consecutive years.

Gene Carte Student Paper Competition
Sponsor: American Society of Criminology
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled on a full-time basis in an academic program at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Applicant must submit a paper on Criminology.

GLBTQ Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning and who are enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and applicant must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Sponsor: Barron Prize
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
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.

Grab the Mic: Make a Phone Call!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: In 2018, young peopled turned out to vote at historic and extraordinary rates that haven’t been seen for over 25 years. Make your voice heard on the issues that matter most to you by making a phone call to your representatives. Every phone call automatically enters you to win the scholarship.

Greater Houston Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Greater Houston Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019extended to April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Houston, Texas area. There are multiple scholarships available with different requirements – see website for details.

Hattie Tedrow Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion Department of North Dakota
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of the state of North Dakota and a direct descendant (child, grandchild, etc.) of a veteran with honorable service in the U.S. military.

Heartland Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Heartland Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students studying health care or nursing. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements. Applicant must live within the Heartland Foundation service region (select counties in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska).

Homelight Scholarship
Sponsor: Homelight
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are studying in fields related to home design (Architecture, Interior Design), Home Building (Construction, Urban Planning), Housing and Economic Studies (Sociology, Economics), and other related fields.

Hydrocephalus Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Hydrocephalus Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with hydrocephalus.

Jackie Spellman Scholarship Foundation Award
Sponsor: Jackie Spellman Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students who have been impacted in some way by leukemia or lymphoma. Students majoring in health or nursing related majors may receive priority.

Jimmie L. Dean Scholarship
Sponsor: Jimmie L. Dean Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Oklahoma residents who will be entering and attending an Oklahoma college, university or technical school for the first time in the fall semester of 2019.

Justin Veatch Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Justin Veatch Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors planning to further their study in music who are from the greater Yorktown, New York area.

King Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors majoring in television and film at an accredited four-year, degree-granting U.S. college or university.

Legacy Scholarship
Sponsor: The Quincy Conner Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from anywhere in the country who have lost a parent due to heart disease.

Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019extended to April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming sophomores, juniors, and seniors at a four-year college or university in 2019-2020 in California. Applicant must be of Asian descent (at least 50%) and majoring in Accounting, Political Science, Public Policy, Business Administration or related fields.

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