Looking for money to help pay for college? We’ve rounded up a list of eight college scholarships with deadlines in April 2014. Scholarship award amounts range from $1,000 to $5,000, and some are even open to high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors, in addition to high school seniors. We’ve even listed a couple for current college undergraduates, too.
Scholarships due in April 2014:
AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students: Current college undergrad students majoring in accounting can apply for this scholarship, which covers up to $5,000 per academic year. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, demonstration of leadership and volunteerism, and commitment to becoming a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Deadline: April 1
National Costumers Association Scholarship: High school seniors (age 17+) or college freshmen pursuing a program or career in costuming or theater can apply for this scholarship. Award amounts vary. Deadline: April 1
American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship Program: High school seniors can read an essay about automatic fire sprinklers, then take a 10-question quiz to earn more chances to enter in a drawing for this scholarship. Ten students will win $2,000 scholarships, and five students will win $1,000 scholarships. Deadline: April 2
Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship: High school seniors and college students can participate in this $1,000 scholarship essay contest. You can choose one of two moving-related essay topics to write about. Deadline: April 4
College JumpStart Scholarship: This merit-based scholarship is open to 10th through 12th graders and college students who want to pursue education to better their lives, family or community. First place receives $1,500. Deadline: April 15
John Kitt Memorial Scholarship: Do you like candy and want to make it? The American Association of Candy Technologists offers a $5,000 scholarship for college sophomores, juniors or seniors with a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology. The scholarship is for students majoring in food science, chemical science, biological science or a related college major. Deadline: April 18
All About Education Scholarship: This $3,000 scholarship is open to any student age 13 or older. Simply write a 250-word essay about how a $3,000 scholarship for education will make a difference in your life. Deadline: April 30
DirectTV Top Technology Scholarship: Earn $2,500 for college with this scholarship. High school seniors can apply by writing a 500-word blog about your favorite technology and how it’s important in your life. Deadline: April 30
Of course, these aren’t the only scholarships with deadlines in April. Learn more about how to find college scholarships.
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