March Scholarships

Greater Boston PFLAG Scholarship
Sponsor: Greater Boston PFLAG
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2020extended to March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating Massachusetts high school seniors who will attend a two-year or four-year college or technical/vocational school and have a commitment to the LGBTQ community.

Growing Up Asian in America Contest
Sponsor: Asian Americans for Community Involvement
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Award is open to Bay Area (California) students from Kindergarten through 12 grades who are from backgrounds including Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and other Asian, Pacific Islander or multiracial ethnicities. Applicant must submit artwork, essay or video on the theme, “Why I Count” with a focus on the census.

IACAC Transfer Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC)
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed a minimum of 36 semester hours at an Illinois community college with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be an applicant to an IACAC member four-year institution.

JC Runyon Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: JC Runyon Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who have completed at least one inpatient stay in an accredited psychiatric facility, substance abuse center, or similar behavioral health treatment center. In addition to the nationwide scholarship, there is a scholarship open to females who are Tennessee or Midsouth (North Mississippi, East Arkansas) residents who have been treated for suicidal ideation/attempt.

Meg Graham Scholarship
Sponsor: Junior League of Washington
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are DC residents and matriculating to an accredited, four-year, post-secondary college or university in the fall of 2020. Applicant must have an outstanding volunteer service record, be in good academic standing, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

MPhA Scholarships
Sponsor: Maryland Pharmacists Association (MPhA)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Maryland residents who are in a good academic and disciplinary standing in a School of Pharmacy within the state of Maryland.

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to “In God We Trust.”

Sacramento Region Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Sacramento Region Communication Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students in the Sacramento, California area. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Seguritan: Frederick and Demi Seguritan Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $20,000
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshmen enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicant must be a first generation Asian American, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, and have an interest in business (but not required to be a business major).

Tzu Chi USA Scholars
Sponsor: Tzu Chi USA
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholars program is available to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled (or planning to enroll) full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university. Scholarship selection will be based on financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement.

$500 Easy Scholarship: Donate 1 Pair of Jeans at Aéropostale to Benefit a Homeless Shelter
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 7, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $500 scholarship by donating 1 pair of jeans at a local Aéropostale store by Saturday, March 7. Bring your jeans to Aero, and they’ll drop them at a local shelter for youth experiencing homelessness. For teens in homeless shelters, jeans are one of the most requested items. Donate 1, 2, or even 10 pairs. You’ll make a difference in someone’s life *and* you’ll enter to win a $500 scholarship! Drop-off deadline: Saturday, March 7.

Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 7, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to rising college juniors and seniors in Illinois who are pursing a degree in education.

American Honda Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Honda Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Up to $2,750
Closing Date: March 9, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority male students who are classified as undergraduate students at any accredited four-year college or university within the United States and enrolled in one of the STEM fields. Applicant must be a permanent resident of a targeted area of Los Angeles (Carson, Compton, Harbor City, Long Beach, Lynwood, Watts, Willowbrook, or Wilmington).

BP Global Citizen of Tomorrow Scholarship Program
Sponsor: BP
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 9, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to financially challenged students who want to study abroad and gain the intercultural skills needed to succeed in a global economy. Applicants must be planning to study abroad in Brazil or India. Applicant must be a high school student (graduates and graduating seniors are not eligible) who possess academic and career interest in science, technology, engineering, math or other field important to the energy industry.

Carl N. & Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship
Sponsor: Carl’s Jr.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 9, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students, age 21 and under, who reside in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Application must be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll for the first time in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

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