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26 Scholarships With Deadlines in February

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Scholarships are quite the unlikely Valentine, but as the scholarship application season ramps up, let this be the year that money for college trumps chocolate. Here are 26 scholarships expiring in the month of February that will help you achieve your scholarship resolutions. Good luck!

1. Playing With Purpose Scholarship Program  
Award: $300 – $2,000    Deadline: February 1
Applicants must be varsity-level athletes in one or more sports.
 
2. AXA Achievement Community Scholarship 
Award: $2,000    Deadline: February 1
Applicants must demonstrate achievement in school, community, or work activities.

3. John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education 
Award: $5,000    Deadline: February 1
Applicants must be pursuing a profession in visual arts.

4. Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Award: $10,000    Deadline: February 1
Applicants must be classical musicians, vocalists, or composers.

5. Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice
Award: $10,000    Deadline: February 1
Applicants must show intent to develop clinical expertise and a commitment to cancer nursing.
 
6. National Peace Essay Contest for High School Students
Award: $1,000 – $10,000    Deadline:  February 3
Applicants must write an essay related to the topic of “Security Sector Reform, Political Transition, and Sustainable Peace.”

7. Women in Aerospace Foundation Scholarship
Award: $2,000    Deadline: February 3
Applicants must be women interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field.

8. Naomi Winston Scholarship in Art
Award: $5,000    Deadline: February 3
Applicants must submit a CD and printout of two-dimensional, original artworks.

9. John Lennon Scholarship
Award: $5,000 – $10,000    Deadline: February 7
Applicants must submit an original song with lyrics.

10. American Physical Society Minority Scholarship
Award: $2,000    Deadline: February 7
Applicants must be minority students majoring in physics.

11. Courageous Persuaders Competition
Award: $250 – $3,000    Deadline: February 12
Applicants must create a TV commercial that warns middle school students about the dangers of underage drinking.

12. Proton OnSite Scholarship and Innovation Program
Award: $25,000    Deadline: February 14
Applicants must submit a hydrogen-related business idea.

13. Queer Foundation Scholarship 
Award: $1,000    Deadline: February 14
Applicants must be high school seniors who are LGBTQ or LGBTQ allies.

14. AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship
Award: $250 – $5,000    Deadline: February 15
Applicants must write an autobiographical essay related to Alzheimer’s disease.

15. Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award 
Award: $7,500    Deadline: February 15
Applicants must be minority high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and leadership potential.

16. Rise Scholarship
Award: Varies    Deadline: February 15
Applicants must have a documented learning disability.

17. Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships
Award: $1,000    Deadline: February 15
Applicants must meet TCI minimum height requirements of 5’10” for women and 6’2” for men.

18. Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship
Award: $12,500    Deadline: February 18
Applicants must have a parent or legal guardian who has a full-time career in the financial services industry.

19. Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship
Award:  $500    Deadline:  February 20
Applicants must promote vegetarianism in their schools or communities.

20. The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students
Award:  $100 – $1,000    Deadline:  February 21
Applicants must create an original poster that interprets the theme, “You Can Make a Difference.”

21. Dwight F. Davis Memorial Scholarship
Award: $2,500    Deadline: February 21
Applicants must be high school seniors actively involved in a community tennis program.

22. GEICO Achievement Award
Award: $1,000    Deadline: February 22
Applicants must be college sophomores or juniors majoring in business, computer science, or a related program.

23. CORE Que Lleva Café Scholarship
Award:  $500    Deadline: February 22
Applicants must be undocumented students of Chicano/Latino descent.

24. Buick Achievers Scholarship Program 
Award: $2,000 – $25,000    Deadline: February 28
Applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries.

25.  William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students
Award: $2,000 – $4,000    Deadline: February 28
Applicants must be graduate or undergraduate minority students with an interest in nonprofits, philanthropy, and the social sector.

26. Scholarships for Military Children
Award: $1,500    Deadline: February 28
Applicants must be dependents of US military personnel.

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24 Scholarships with April Deadlines

Take advantage of your spring break and apply for a few of these scholarships expiring in April!

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Davis Putter Scholarship

Award: $1,000 – $10,000      Deadline: April 1
Applicants must be active in movements for social and/or economic justice.

Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest

Award: $100 – $1,000      Deadline: April 1
Applicants must create a video that addresses a given topic related to nuclear weapons.

Friends of Hampton Roads Scholarship

Award: $2,000      Deadline: April 1
Applicants must be of African American heritage.

Project Yellow Light Hunter Garner Scholarship

Award: $1,000 – $5,000      Deadline: April 1
Applicants must create a video designed to motivate, persuade, and encourage teens to not text while driving. 

Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship

Award: Varies      Deadline: April 1
Applicants must be from a low-income household.

Virtual Business Scholarship

Award: $2,000      Deadline: April 1
Applicants must be prospective business, marketing, or personal finance majors.

CleanEdison Annual Essay Contest

Award: $500      Deadline: April 1
Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to clean energy.

AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest

Award: $2,000      Deadline: April 3
Applicants must read an essay about automatic fire sprinklers and then take an online test about it.

John Lennon Scholarship

Award: $5,000 – $10,000      Deadline: April 5
Applicants must submit an original song with lyrics they have written.

StraightForward Media Nursing School Scholarship

Award: $500      Deadline: April 14
Applicants must be pursuing a postsecondary education in nursing.

American Foreign Service Association National High School Essay Contest

Award: $2,500      Deadline: April 15
Applicants must write an essay on a given topic related to the Foreign Service.

College JumpStart Scholarship

Award: $250 – $1,500      Deadline: April 15
Applicants must be committed to using education to better their lives and those of their family and/or community.

AMVETS National Scholarship Program for High School Seniors

Award: $1,000      Deadline: April 15
Applicants must be children or grandchildren of US veterans.

Kelsey Harris Writing Scholarship

Award: $1,000      Deadline: April 15
Applicants must be pursuing a career in writing.

Charles R. Ullman & Associates Scholarship Essay Contest

Award: $1,500 – $3,500      Deadline: April 15
Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to marital domestic violence or marital communication issues and divorce.

ACE Foundation Scholarship

Award: Varies      Deadline: April 16
Applicants must be accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship

Award: $1,000 – $5,000      Deadline: April 16
Applicants must be Latino students with a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities.

Pearson Prize for Higher Education

Award: $1,000      Deadline: April 19
Applicants must have demonstrated leadership in community service.

Create Real Impact Contest

Award: $500 – $1,500      Deadline: April 20
Applicants must create an original work showcasing the problem of reckless and distracted driving.

Hark’s Scholarship

Award: $1,000      Deadline: April 20
Applicants must choose and answer one of three given questions related to digital media and the web.

Great Minds in STEM / HENAAC Scholars Program

Award: $500 – $10,000      Deadline: April 30
Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and major in science, technology, engineering, or math.

M. A. Lee Scholarship Fund

Award: Varies      Deadline: April 30
Applicants must be entering a four-year college or university.

Pretty Amazing Scholarship Contest

Award: $10,000      Deadline: April 30
Applicants must be young women and they must submit an essay on what makes them amazing people.

Americanism Educational Leaders Essay Contest

Award: $1,000 – $3,000     Deadline: April 30
Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic.

Joshua David Gardner Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000      Deadline: April 30
Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to leadership.

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27 Scholarships with March Deadlines

In case you haven’t noticed, you’re right in the middle of the busy Scholarship Season! There are tons of scholarships open for you to apply for now. So get a move on it and submit your applications for these scholarships that expire in March. Perhaps you’ll get lucky and win a few!

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Visine Students with Vision Scholarship

Deadline: March 1      Award: $5,000
Applicants must have a clear vision or goal and must be able to communicate it through an essay or video presentation.

Anne Frank Outstanding Scholarship Award

Deadline: March 1      Award: $10,000
Applicants must be community leaders.

Bluewolf Technology Scholarship

Deadline: March 1      Award: Varies
Applicants must show an outstanding aptitude and passion for technology.

Religious Liberty Essay Contest

Deadline: March 1      Award: $250 – $2,000
Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic about religion.

National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Scholarship

Deadline: March 1      Award: $3,500
Applicants must have an outstanding academic record and demonstrate an aptitude for college work.

Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarships

Deadline: March 1      Award: $1,000
Applicants must be African-Americans; both men and women are eligible.

Annual Kaplun Essay Contest

Deadline: March 1      Award: $750 – $1,800
Applicants must write an essay addressing a question related to religion.

A Nurse I Am Scholarship

Deadline: March 1     Award: $2,000
Applicants must be nursing majors.

Keep the Drive High School Journalism Awards

Deadline: March 1      Award: $720 – $2,000
Applicants must create a print or broadcast/video entry that promotes safe driving among teens.

Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Peace Scholarship

Deadline: March 1      Award: $250 – $500
Applicants must have demonstrated leadership and personal initiative in activities involving peace, social justice, nuclear disarmament, and/or conflict resolution.

Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition

Deadline: March 1      Award: $1,000 – $4,000
Applicants must be instrumentalists or vocalists.

EngineerGirl Essay Contest

Deadline: March 1      Award: $100 – $500
Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to engineering as it relates to modern medicine. Both men and women are eligible.

Gilbraitti Scholarship

Deadline: March 1      Award: $500
Applicants must submit an essay addressing the question, “If you could attend any college or university in the world, what school would you choose and why?”

Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Deadline: March 5      Award: $1,000
Applicants must create an original entry piece that reflects the given topic, “How I frame my future.”

Alexander Hamilton Friends Association Scholarship Award

Deadline: March 6      Award: $500
Applicants must show a strong record of community service, show a strong commitment to academic studies, and demonstrate financial/personal need.

Tzu Chi Scholars

Deadline: March 9      Award: $1,000
Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Hays C. Kirby Scholarship Contest

Deadline: March 10      Award: $500 – $5,000
Applicants must submit an essay on the topic, “Is my country proud of me?”

Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 15      Award: $1,000 – $10,000
Applicants must have done volunteer work that goes beyond what is expected of someone their age. Open to students ages 6 to 18.

Louie Family Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: March 15      Award: $4,000
Applicants must demonstrate outstanding personal achievements, academic merit, leadership qualities, and/or community service.

Olive Garden Pasta Tales Essay Contest

Deadline: March 22      Award: $500 – $2,500
Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic.

Shire ADHD Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 27      Award: $2,000
Applicants must have been diagnosed with ADHD.

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Deadline: March 30      Award: $500
Applicants must submit two short essays: one related to travel, and the other explaining why they deserve the scholarship.

Go Daddy.ME Scholarship

Deadline: March 30      Award: $10,000
Applicants must meet specified academic criteria.

DLG Viral Video Scholarship Contest

Deadline: March 31      Award: $500 – $2,000
Applicants must submit an original public service announcement on the topic of public safety.

LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 31      Award: $2,000 – $15,000
Applicants must have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian.

American Academy of Chefs High School Student Scholarships

Deadline: March 31      Award: Varies
Applicants must be majoring in culinary or pastry arts.

Humanist Essay Contest

Deadline: March 31      Award: $1,000
Applicants must submit a research-based essay on a topic suitable for publication in the Humanist magazine.

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