Scholarship News

Scholarships to Apply for Over Spring Break


March 10, 2020 2:45 PM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
There's no better time to apply for scholarships than when you aren't inundated with school, athletic and other responsibilities. That means that this upcoming spring break is probably your best opportunity at applying for and winning scholarships!

There's no better time to apply for scholarships than when you aren't inundated with school, athletic and other responsibilities. That means that this upcoming spring break is probably your best opportunity at applying for and winning scholarships!

We are currently in the midst of the peak scholarship application season, with many applications due very soon. If you have not yet secured any (or not enough) scholarships, this is the perfect opportunity to begin. If you are pressed for time, consider applying for easy scholarships. Or, if you are staying home over spring break, consider investing a bit more time and energy into largest dollar scholarships or essay scholarships. Use your time wisely over this coming spring break by applying for these awards:

Linda Craig Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 15
Scholarship Description: Linda Craig Memorial scholarships are for undergraduate college students presently enrolled in an Indiana college or university with an academic major in medicine, sports medicine, physical therapy and/or related disciplines.

Sandy Schenker Capell Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 6
Scholarship Description: The Sandy Schenker Capell Scholarship is awarded each year to a Houston area high school senior interested in a career in media and to someone who represents the qualities that Sandy exuded in her daily life.

Ishaq Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 30
Scholarship Description: Ishaq Foundation Scholarships are for applicants who demonstrate commitment to their education and a passion for the Afghan-American community.

AGL Over the Rainbow Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 30
Scholarship Description: AGL Over the Rainbow Scholarships are awarded to upcoming high school graduates who are entering college to study fine & performing arts. Applicants must submit a short video or sample of their highlighted performances or artwork.

Schaefer Outfitter Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 30
Scholarship Description: The Schaefer Outfitter Scholarship Program was created in support of those who plan to pursue studies in agriculture. You can apply for this scholarship if you are either a senior high-school student attending college in the upcoming fall or spring semester, or an undergraduate student who is currently enrolled in college.

The Power of Children Awards: Making A Difference

Award Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 13
Scholarship Description: The Annual Power of Children Awards recognize six extraordinary young change agents (grades 6-11) from around the country who are making significant contributions to their communities and the world through projects they created. Winners will receive things, including a $2,000 grant to a school in Indiana.

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
Scholarship Description: George A. Strait Minority Scholarships are awarded to college graduates with meaningful law library experience who are members of a minority group, are degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and who intend to have a career in law librarianship.

Diabetes Scholars College Scholarships

Award Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 15
Scholarship Description: Diabetes Scholars offer scholarships open to high school seniors headed to college/university living with Type 1 diabetes. We also offer a set of scholarships with unique parameters like prospective major, geographic location, or excellence in athletics or the arts.

Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective Scholarship

Award Amount: $500
Deadline: April 30
Scholarship Description: Applicants for the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective Scholarship must be a resident of Connecticut who has been accepted for studies at an accredited two year or four-year college or university for the coming academic year for the purpose of completing an associate or bachelor's degree program. Must identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ), or be from an LGBTQ household/family.

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15
Scholarship Description: In order to qualify for the Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship, applicants must have a letter of diagnosis of Tourette Syndrome, as well as a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities and leadership roles descriptions, community involvement/community service descriptions, academic accomplishments or honors and work experience, etc.

College is expensive, Scholarships.com is completely free. Pay for your college education with as much free college scholarship money as possible. By applying to all the awards you qualify for, you can be sure to not miss a single opportunity in paying for your college expenses - including tuition, fees, room and board. Get matched to college scholarships instantly and start applying today by conducting a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

Discuss

Share your thoughts and perhaps thousands of students will benefit from your unique insight on the subject!



If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


 
Time to break out the white pants, beach chairs and barbeque sauce! It’s Memorial Day weekend and we’re excited for the (unofficial) start of summer. But there’s still almost a week left of May, and plenty of scholarships to consider before we jump into June. So, enjoy your three-day weekend – and set aside some time to apply to these scholarships.

Wrap up May with these Memorial Day Scholarships

May 22, 2020 10:38 AM
by Izzy Hall
Time to break out the white pants, beach chairs and barbeque sauce! It’s Memorial Day weekend and we’re excited for the (unofficial) start of summer. But there’s still almost a week left of May, and
  As much uncertainty looms around the future of college openings and instruction, one thing is certain: The college landscape won't quickly and easily return to what it was pre-COVID-19...at least for a while. Here's a glimpse as to what college may look like in the near future and what students are hoping to experience in their upcoming semesters.

What Will College Look Like Come Fall Semester 2020?

May 21, 2020 3:18 PM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
As much uncertainty looms around the future of college openings and instruction, one thing is certain: The college landscape won't quickly and easily return to what it was pre-COVID-19...at least
Do you like Scholarships.com? Of course! Between our huge database of scholarships, college search tools, and student resources, what’s not to like? Just as much as you appreciate Scholarships.com, we appreciate you – and we’re bringing back the “Tell A Friend” scholarship sweepstakes just for you!

The “Tell A Friend” Scholarship Sweepstakes is Back!

May 15, 2020 8:55 AM
by Izzy Hall
Do you like Scholarships.com? Of course! Between our huge database of scholarships, college search tools, and student resources, what’s not to like? Just as much as you appreciate Scholarships.com,
Some 3.4 million students have registered to take the AP Exams this year, which began on Monday, but they’re not taking the typical pencil-and-Scantron tests. Instead, students this year will be taking an abridged version of the AP Exams online. The traditional marathon-like tests have become free response exams that will last for just 45 minutes. This change, among many others, has garnered lukewarm reception even before testing began. Will these altered AP Exams carry the same weight as normal tests? And how will students perform on them, given all that has happened since the last time their AP courses convened in the classroom?

Online AP Testing Starts This Week

May 12, 2020 9:45 AM
by Izzy Hall
Some 3.4 million students have registered to take the AP Exams this year, which began on Monday, but they’re not taking the typical pencil-and-Scantron tests. Instead, students this year will be
Graduation is right around the corner for the class of 2020, and given the copious amount of event cancellations, many students won't have the traditional ceremonial experiences they've been looking forward to the past four years. Times may be changing, but the graduation festivities can still go on in extraordinary ways - don't forget you can always plan for an official, in-person party at a later time, when things calm down. For now, here are unique ideas for throwing your upcoming quarantine 2020 graduation party.

Quarantine Graduation Party Ideas 2020

May 8, 2020 1:27 PM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
Graduation is right around the corner for the class of 2020, and given the copious amount of event cancellations, many students won't have the traditional ceremonial experiences they've been looking
One of the biggest milestones that students look forward to throughout their educational career is the high school or college commencement. Donned in their cap and gown, students have proudly walked across a stage in front of their peers, educators and families, to receive their diploma or degree in-hand, perhaps followed up by a hug or handshake from their educators, as a sign of congratulations and respect for all of their hard work over the course of many years.

Graduation Ceremonies 2020: Quarantine-Style

May 7, 2020 11:33 AM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
One of the biggest milestones that students look forward to throughout their educational career is the high school or college commencement. Donned in their cap and gown, students have proudly walked
Goodbye April showers, hello May flowers! Get into the seasonal spirit with these scholarships that have extended deadlines into May and early June. Now’s your (second) chance to apply for these scholarships and earn awards for higher education.

Leap into May with these Extended Deadline Scholarships

May 1, 2020 10:17 AM
by Izzy Hall
Goodbye April showers, hello May flowers! Get into the seasonal spirit with these scholarships that have extended deadlines into May and early June. Now’s your (second) chance to apply for these