March Scholarships

Eric Dostie Memorial College Scholarships
Sponsor: NuFactor Specialty Pharmacy
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students with hemophilia or a related bleeding disorder, or to the family members. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and enrolled full-time in an accredited two our four-year college program.

Everett Kovler Scholarship
Sponsor: JVS Chicago
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Jewish and was born and/or raised in the Chicago metropolitan area. Preference will be given to students with concentrations in math or business.

Formal Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Tip Top Tux
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors living in an area with a Tip Top Tux (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota). Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation, a high school transcript, and a personal essay describing their educational, career, and life goals.

George M. Burditt/Betsy B. Woodward/Denise C. Rooney Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Food & Drug Officials
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college juniors who have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career in research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of food, drugs, or consumer project safety. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Graduate Student Scholarships
Sponsor: Phi Alpha Theta – National History Honor Society
Amount: Up to $1,250
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to members entering graduate school for the first time in the fall and pursuing a Master’s degree in History.

Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school students and current college students from Kent County, Michigan. There are more than 50 scholarships – see website for details.

Graydon A. Tunstall Undergraduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Phi Alpha Theta – National History Honor Society
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to student members entering the Fall semester of their college senior year and majoring in Modern European History, 1815 to present.

Happy Valley Scholarship
Sponsor: Happy Valley
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are legal residents of the United States and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to medical cannabis.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Veterans Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from Illinois who are either veterans or a child or grandchild of a veteran or active-duty military member. In addition to the general scholarships, there are specific scholarships for Nursing majors and students who participate in a Junior ROTC program.

IMA Memorial Education Fund Scholarship and Stuart Cameron & Margaret McLeod Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full and part-time students who are IMA student members. Applicant needs to have expressed the interest of pursuing a career in management accounting, financial management, or information technology.

ISAC Grant Programs
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Grants are open to residents of Illinois who are enrolled at least half-time at an ISAC-approved Illinois two- or four-year college. There is a grant available to dependents of police or fire officers and dependents of correctional officers.

James Madison Foundation Fellowships
Sponsor: James Madison Memorial Foundation
Amount: Up to $24,000 over the period of study.
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Fellowship is open to U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals who are teachers, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level (grades 7-12). Applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than Aug. 31 of the year the student is applying.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Maine, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia. Deadlines have already passed for California, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia, but all other states have a later deadline – see website for details.

Junior League of Birmingham Scholarship
Sponsor: Junior League of Birmingham
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships is open to female students who will be enrolled as a full or part-time student in any accredited two- or four-year school for the upcoming school year. Applicant must have permanent residence in Jefferson or Shelby Counties (Alabama).

Knights of Columbus Scholarships
Sponsor: Knights of Columbus
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to Catholic students. Most recipients from the previous year were children of Knights or Knights working towards bachelor’s degrees at Catholic colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Philippines. The organization has multiple scholarship programs.

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