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Scholarships Expiring March 2018, Part 2

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Decision Day is drawing nearer and nearer for seniors, and it likely even has juniors and underclassmen thinking about that all-important question: how are you going to foot the bill for your postsecondary education?

Scholarships are a unique opportunity to help you save money on school. While I can’t really tell you that they’re “free” money, they kind of are in a lot of ways. Submit an essay, show off your GPA, or flaunt your passion for a sport or extracurricularyou’ll be surprised at how much the activities and things you do every day could earn you some breaks on your college tuition.

Check out all of these scholarships, which are largely nationwide with few restrictions on applicants. Start applying today!


The Kay-Grant Group Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: March 15th, 2018

Description: The Kay-Grant Group is committed to bettering all generations through education.  For this reason, we issue an annual scholarship to assist those interested in real estate and technology with obtaining formal education.


“Imagination Begins With You…” High School Writing Contest

Award: $300

Deadline: March 15th, 2018

Description: This contest is for high school students nationwide. To apply, applicants must submit a short story of no more than 1,000 words. Short stories will be judged on creativity and imagination. Any genre (fiction/non-fiction) is acceptable. First place authors will receive $300. Second place authors will receive $100. Please see website for more information.


Westbon International Student Scholarship Program

Award: $2,000

Deadline: March 15th, 2018

Description: At Westbon, we are always amazed by how vibrant and talented the international students communities are. To help international students further pursue their dreams, Westbon has established a scholarship program for international students who are on F1 Visa in the United States. This scholarship will be awarded bi-annually, with deadlines on March 15th and October 15th of 2018.


Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship

Award: $20,000

Deadline: March 15th, 2018

Description: Scholarships up to $20,000 over four years will be awarded to full-time students who have been accepted to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent (culinary school, for example). Applicants can be current high school seniors entering college in the fall or students currently attending a college or university.


Create Real Impact: It Can Wait Video Challenge

Award: $500-$1,500

Deadline: March 22nd, 2018

Description: Applicants are asked to submit an original video, 90 seconds or shorter, focusing on the dangers of reckless or distracted driving, specifically phone-based distractions. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution.


AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

Award: $500-$5,000

Deadline: March 26th, 2018

Description: Each year, AFA holds a scholarship essay contest which asks students to describe how Alzheimer’s disease changed or impacted their lives. Whether they’ve had a loved one with the disease, volunteered or worked as a caretaker or are just passionate about the cause, the next generation of leaders in the fight against Alzheimer’s have a story tell. We want to hear it! This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who are US citizens or permanent residents who plan to enter a four year college/university in 2018.


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Award: $500-$5,000

Deadline: March 30th, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and college students who are a United States citizens or legal permanent residents and are of Hispanic heritage. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time students in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, or Guam.


Beautiful Minds Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: March 31st, 2018

Description: The Beautiful Minds Scholarship is a $1000.00 award available to minority graduating high school seniors who are attending school in the United States and planning to enroll in a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.


Save the Mascots

Award: $2,500

Deadline: March 31st, 2018

Description: You could win an easy $2,500 scholarship just by posting a photo urging college campuses to go tobacco-free! Secondhand smoke is detrimental to you, your friends, and even our beloved school mascots. Post a photo (we’ll provide one!) of a college mascot and tag a nearby college, asking them to #SaveTheMascots by going tobacco-free. You’ll automatically enter to win a $2,500 scholarship — that easy!


Live Nation — US Concerts Scholarship Award

Award: $10,000

Deadline: March 31st, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for college students pursuing careers in the five core areas of the Live Nation business: concert and venue promotion; sponsorship and advertising; ticketing; e-commerce; and artist management. Applicants must be in their junior or senior year to qualify. An essay submission is required, see website for additional information.


Key Thinkers Scholarship

Award: $2,500

Deadline: March 31st, 2018

Description: The Key Thinkers Scholarship awards academically qualified students with a $2,500 USD Scholarship to one eligible recipient once every academic term to one  eligible recipient. There will be a total of four (4) Recipients of the Scholarship per academic year. The sponsor (“MoneyKey”) offers the Scholarship to post-secondary students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. This is an opportunity for students to be a voice in the growing conversation about financial responsibility.


“The Dreamer” Award

Award: $1,000

Deadline: March 31st, 2018

Description: The Dreamer Scholarship provides college students studying business or science with a $1000.00 award. This scholarship is available for those studying at an accredited college or university. All materials, a resume or bio and a letter of recommendation, must be mailed in.


Scholarship for Women in Science and Engineering

Award: $2,000

Deadline: March 28th, 2018

Description: Binfire has a mission: help more women enter the science and engineering fields. They actively hire women and, through this scholarship, also want to help the women going to college for science and engineering! Write a 500-word essay about why you chose to enter the science/engineering field, what your ambitions are, and why this field of study can help improve quality of life for women.


2018 Homeschool Community Scholarship Award

Award: $1,000

Deadline: March 31st, 2018

Description: If you’ve been homeschooled for two full years and are in your senior year of high school, you’ll want to apply for this scholarship! H3 takes into account your volunteer, leadership, and extracurricular activities, as well as financial need, but all students are encouraged to apply! Follow the directions carefully for this scholarship and show them some passion! Also, as a bonus, whether you win the scholarship or not, everyone who applies receives feedback from two judges on their submission!


Lemberg Law “American Dream” Scholarship

Award: $1,250

Deadline: March 31st, 2018

Description: Because Sergei Lemberg understands the challenges of being a newcomer to America, Lemberg Law wants to give a hand up to immigrants who are dedicated to pursuing higher education. The firm is offering a $1,250 scholarship to an immigrant student inspired to learn more about the U.S. legal system.


Seasons in Malibu Scholarship

Award: $1,500

Deadline: March 31st, 2018

Description: Are you a student? We may have the scholarship you’re looking for. In addition to providing treatment programs for people in need of behavioral health and trauma healing support, we also provide a $1500 annual scholarship for students in need of financial support. If you’re studying to become a mental health professional, we want to hear from you!


Value of Being Fit Scholarship

Award: $750

Deadline: March 31st

Description: This scholarship is for any student 18 years or older who is currently enrolled in a high school, college or university. Applicants are asked to submit an essay, infographics or article explaining the importance of physical fitness. Submissions will be judged based on freshness, creativity, uniqueness and content.

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