New college scholarship deadlines come up all the time. This month is no different. Check out My College Guide’s list of college scholarships ending in March 2014. These nine scholarships recognize students for everything from having Italian heritage or studying for a creative career to volunteering in their community or playing paintball.
National Italian American Foundation Scholarships: These scholarships are for students who have Italian heritage or are planning to major in Italian language or studies at college. The online scholarship application allows you to be considered for hundreds of scholarships that can help cover tuition, room or board. Award amounts vary. Deadline: March 1
VFW Scout of the Year: Boy or Girl Scouts age 15 or older and who have reached their scouting organization’s top rank can apply for this scholarship from the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization. You must submit application materials to a local post. Local post winners’ applications will be forwarded to the national competition. National awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. Deadline: March 1
Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program: This program recognizes high school students who volunteer in their community. Adults age 21 and older can nominate high school students for various awards. A winner at each store will receive a $50 Kohl’s gift card, over 200 regional winners will win a $1,000 scholarship and 10 national winners will be selected from the regional winners to receive an additional $9,000 scholarship. Deadline: March 14
Project Yellow Light: Create a video to encourage your friends to avoid distracted driving to enter this scholarship contest. This contest is open to high school seniors and current college students. First place wins $5,000; second place gets $2,000 and third place receives $1,000. Deadline: March 17
Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire: Students with ADHD can apply for this $2,000 scholarship, which also includes one year of free ADHD coaching. Deadline: March 19
Olive Garden’s Pasta Tales Essay Contest: Students from first through 12th grade can enter this annual contest. The top prize includes a $2,500 savings bond. Winners in each grade-level category can win a $500 savings bond. Deadline: March 22
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships: This program awards scholarships to students pursuing (or planning to pursue) a major in advertising (with an art focus), graphic design, illustration, interactive design or photography. Several winners are chosen annually. Awards range from $500 to $6,000. Deadline: March 28
Bob Gurnsey Scholarship Awards: Do you play paintball? Are you a high school senior? Then you may qualify for this scholarship, awarded in honor of paintball creator Bob Gurnsey. Awards range from $500 to $2,500. Deadline: March 30
GoDaddy.com .Me Scholarship: Each year GoDaddy.com awards $10,000 scholarships to 10 lucky winners. You must enroll as an undergraduate student in the fall semester. Deadline: March 30
American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation Scholarships: Is cooking or baking your thing? Consider applying for this scholarship for culinary arts and pastry arts majors. Award amounts vary. Deadline: March 31
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