March Scholarships

Scout of the Year
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Program is open to members of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who display standout citizenship, patriotism, and love of country. Applicant must be at least 15 years of age and enrolled in high school at the time of selection.

SEG Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Applicant must be either a high school senior planning to enter college next fall or an undergraduate or graduate student whose grades are above average. Applicant must be intending to pursue a college curriculum directed towards a career in applied geophysics or a closely related field.

SEMA Scholarships
Sponsor: Specialty Equipment Market Association
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens enrolled in a program of study at an accredited university, college or post-secondary vocational-technical program located within the United States. Applicant must be planning to enter the automotive industry and may be majoring in Accounting/Finance, Auto Body/Collision Repair, Automotive Technology, Business, Communications/PR, Engineering, Graphic Design/Web Design, Industrial Design, Information Technology, Journalism, Manufacturing, Marketing/Sales, Motorsports, Supply Chain/Logistics, or Transportation.

Sheriff’s Association of Texas Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to sons, daughters, and grandchildren of sheriffs, former sheriffs, sheriff’s office employees or peace officers in the state of Texas who are currently enrolled in college.

Spirit of Youth Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to junior members of the American Legion who are high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on what they will do to make their college or university a better place, as well recommendations from their principal or guidance counselor, a member of the clergy, and two other adult citizens (a total of four recommendations).

Stephen K. Hall ACWA Water Law & Policy Scholarship
Sponsor: Association of California Water Agencies
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a graduate degree (Master’s, PhD, or Law School) in water law and policy or public administration with a demonstrated concentration in the field of water resources. Student must be enrolled full-time for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.

Student Voice of Mental Health Award
Sponsor: JED Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate college students who are raising awareness about mental health issues on campus, reducing prejudice around mental illness, and encouraging help-seeking among their peers.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

Texas Railroad Peace Officers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in the state of Texas who are pursing a degree in Criminal Justice and a career in law enforcement.

Texas Railroad Peace Officers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships is open to current college students in the state of Texas who are pursing a degree in Criminal Justice and a career in law enforcement.

The Fountain Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Foundation Magazine
Amount: UP to $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: There is no age limit or a condition to fulfill for entry. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic of “Should We Be Grateful?”

TOI Scholarship
Sponsor: Township Officials of Illinois
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating Illinois high school seniors with at least a 3.0 and planning to attend a college in Illinois. Applicant must submit an essay on “the Role of Township Government in Today’s Society and in the Future.”

Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship
Sponsor: Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 1, ,2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are either permanent residents of Kansas or Missouri OR plan to attend a college in Kansas or Missouri. Applicant must have at least a 3.3 GPA AND a 24 on the ACT or 1680 on the SAT.

Tzu Chi USA Scholars
Sponsor: Tzu Chi USA
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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.

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