March Scholarships

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students in good academic standing who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant and applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship.

Gilman-McCain Scholarship
Sponsor: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate child dependents of an active duty service member to study or intern abroad on a credit-bearing program. This deadline is for students studying or interning abroad during May 2020 and April 2021.

Undergraduate & Associate Degree Scholarship
Sponsor: Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are the children of active duty and veterans who are incoming college freshman, currently in college, our pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associates, or certificate.

DNA Day Essay Contest
Sponsor: American Society of Human Genetics
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 4, 2020
Description: Contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to genetics.

Pink Pearl Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Pink Pearl Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Canadian women who have been diagnosed with cancer and are between the ages of 18 and 40 years of age. Applicant must have been actively involved in her community and is attending a post-secondary institution for the current academic year.

Students Rising Above Scholars Program
Sponsor: Students Rising Above
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 4, 2020
Description: Scholars program is open to high school juniors from low-income families who live within the nine-county California Bay Area. Student must have demonstrated strength of character in overcoming obstacles not of his/her own making.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Udall Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: March 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. Students must receive the application from the Udall faculty representative on their college campus – see website for details.

ACEC Scholarships
Sponsor: American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students seeking degrees in engineering who will be entering their junior, senior, fifth, or master’s degree year in the fall of 2020 at an ABET-accredited engineering program or in an accredited land-surveying program.

African American Network of the Carolinas Scholarship
Sponsor: African American Network – Duke Energy
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American graduating high school seniors from North or South Carolina who are pursuing a major in engineering, math, science, computer science, accounting, finance, or business administration.

CRCA Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicago Roofing Contractors Association
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are United States citizens residing in Cook County and other area counties in Illinois. Applicant must be planning to study liberal arts, sciences, engineering, architecture, or business at a four-year accredited college in the fall.

DCU Memorial Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be attending college in Fall 2020. Applicant must submit two references and an essay on why they should receive the scholarship.

Dorothy Ross Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Community Foundation of San Luis Obispo County
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 18 and 25 who have spent time in the San Luis Obispo Juvenile Detention Services Center and can demonstrate a life change and commitment to higher education.

ESA Scholarships for Children of First Responders
Sponsor: Electronic Security Association (ESA)
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Wisconsin who have a father, mother, or natural guardian who is a first responder. This deadline is for Wisconsin students only. Students in Connecticut must apply by March 20; students in Nevada must apply by February 21; and all other students must apply by April 10.

Foundation for Rural Service Scholarships
Sponsor: Foundation for Rural Service
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are from rural America. Applicant must have at least a C GPA and express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation. Applicant must be sponsored by a current NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association member.

Foundation for the Carolinas Scholarships
Sponsor: Foundation for the Carolinas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarships are available to students attending public and private institutions at the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as for private K-12 schools. Student must live in either North Carolina or South Carolina. There are over 150 scholarship programs – see website for specific details about scholarships.

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