This month there are several scholarship opportunities available for high school students in any grade, including scholarships for musicians, leaders, volunteers, children of veterans and women interested in technology and engineering. Read on to see eight college scholarships with deadlines in March 2015.
Barbara Wiedner & Dorothy Vandercook Memorial Scholarship Foundation Peace Scholarships: High school seniors and college freshmen can apply for this scholarship. Applicants should have demonstrated leadership or personal initiative in activities involving peace and social justice, nuclear disarmament or conflict resolution. Awards are $250 to $500. Deadline: March 1
Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarship: The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors this scholarship, which offers awards ranging from $2,500 to $3,500 to students who excel in academics and volunteer, and who are also a child or grandchild of a veteran. High school seniors can apply. Deadline: March 1
Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition: Vocalists and instrumentalists can make an audition CD to apply for these scholarships. Awards range from $1,000 to $4,000. Deadline: March 1
EngineerGirl Essay Contest: This year’s annual essay contest focuses on engineering in sports. Students in grades 3 through 12 can submit entries about one technology used in a sport you enjoy. Awards range from $100 to $500. Deadline: March 1
Frame My Future Scholarship Contest: Submit an original creative image (photo, collage, poem, drawing, painting) for a chance to win $1,000 for college. Finalists will be selected from entries, and the public votes for winners. Deadline: March 3
Women in Technology Scholarship Program: College-bound women can apply for this scholarship, which awards $2,500 scholarship to multiple women each year. Applications are evaluated on academics, community involvement, extracurricular activities, leadership qualities, career path and essay. Deadline: March 9
Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program: Students ages 6 and 18 who volunteer can be nominated for this award. National winners receive $10,000 and regional winners receive $1,000. Deadline: March 15
Superpower Scholarship: Students ages 13 and up can write a 250-word essay on which superhero you’d like to change places with for a day. Deadline: March 31
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