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March Scholarships

Apply NOW for these scholarships with March deadlines, but be sure to apply SMART!

MARCH Scholarships from how2winscholarships

March scholarships come in like a lion, right? Well, do not let these awards go out like a docile lamb.

APPLY, APPLY, APPLY!

Click on the title of each scholarship. This will take you to the organization’s website, where you can quickly see if you or your student qualify to apply for the award.

Use the Scholarship Toolkit Organizer to save vital information about each scholarship as you read the guidelines and requirements.

Don’t apply for any scholarship until you have learned what it means to apply SMART. I cannot stress this enough.

What is applying SMART? Go here to learn more.

Save this page, as I will be adding new March Scholarships as I find them.

Use this list as a starting point, and make sure to apply for as many local scholarships as possible.

Find tips on how to find more local scholarships right here.

MARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

Tall Clubs International Foundation Scholarships

Amount:  $1000

Open to first-year college students (entering in 2024) who meet the minimum height requirements for membership in Tall Clubs International—5′ 10″ (178 cm) for women and 6′ 2″ (188 cm) for men — in stocking feet.

Deadline:  March 1

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships

Award Amount:  (15) $5000

Open to descendants of veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during specific eligibility dates.

Deadline:  March 1

Engebretson Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount:  $10,000

Open to graduating seniors from high schools in the U.S. There are other very specific eligibility requirements, so read them carefully before adding this scholarship to your list.

Deadline:  March 1

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Engebretson Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount:  $10,000 per semester

Open to graduating seniors from a United States high school who plan to attend a four-year college. Homeschooled students are also welcome to apply. Financial need is a consideration, but applicants do not have to be Pell Grant eligible to qualify for the scholarship.

Deadline:  March 1

AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to full-time undergraduate students who have completed one full year of college or more. (Sophomore or greater status) Applicant must have a disability as defined by the American with Disabilities Act and must provide documentation to verify this. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion, or a field related to disability and health.

Deadline:  March 1

[NOTE:  Find more scholarships open to students with a disability right HERE.]

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Award Amount:  Varies

Open to a child or step-child of one of the following: Active duty, Reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine, a Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman, Navy Chaplain or Religious Program Specialist who is or was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit.

Deadline:  March 1

[NOTE: Find a great list of scholarships open to U.S. VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES here.]

DYB Scholarship Program (Dixie Youth Baseball)

Award Amounts:  (100) $2000

Open to students who have at one time played in a Dixie Youth Baseball franchised league before reaching age 13. There is no relationship between the award of a scholarship and athletic ability.

Deadline:  March 1

National Catholic Committee on Scouting Scholarships (NCCS Scholarship Program)

Award Amounts:  $2000 to $5000

Open to high school seniors (men and women) who are practicing Catholics and actively involved with a Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or Sea Scout Ship. Students must have earned the Eagle Scout, Summit Award, or Quartermaster Award, and the Ad Altare Dei, Pope Pius XII, or Light is Life (Eastern Rite) Religious Emblem.

Deadline:  March 1

 

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Engebretson Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount:  $5000

Open to U.S. high school seniors.

Deadline:  March 1

National Chess Player Awards

Award Amount:  Varies

Open to high school juniors and seniors who have played in at least 25 regular-rated US Chess or FIDE events held from dates January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023.

Deadline:  March 1

Health Career Scholarship

Award Amount:  Varies

This scholarship is open to students in health careers, such as pharmacy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, medical technology, medical and dental students who have completed their first professional year (pre-med students not eligible), and students studying to become registered nurses or nurse practitioners.

Deadline:  April 1 (Note:  Email requests for the application must be received by March 1.)

[NOTE: Find a huge list of scholarships open to future nurses and students studying health careers HERE.]

Netfloor USA Access Flooring Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to any legal U.S. resident at least seventeen (17) years old who is currently attending high school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year. Current college students are also eligible to apply. (Undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)

Deadline:  March 1 (and September 1)

STOP! Do NOT apply for any scholarship without first learning how to apply SMART. This gives students the EDGE it takes to impress the judges and WIN more awards. What does this mean? Look HERE.

Goya Foods Culinary Arts Scholarship

Award Amount:  $5000 (Renewable)

Open to students planning to enroll as freshmen in a culinary arts or food sciences area of study.

Deadline:  March 1

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Oxbow Academic Scholarships

Award Amounts:  $500 to $1000

Open to aspiring veterinarians and vet techs, as well as other future animal health professionals.

Deadline:  March 1

[NOTE: Find a large list of scholarships open to future VETERINARIANS here.]

Want to win scholarship money? See these step-by-step scholarship guide ebooks!

DCU for Kids Scholarship Program

Award Amounts:  (80) $1500 to $2500

Open to students in their senior year of high school who plan to attend a state or nationally accredited college or university.

Deadline:  March 1 (3 pm EST)

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Cancer Pathways Cancer Unwrapped Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to teens in the United States in grades 9-12 who have experienced a cancer diagnosis – their own or that of a loved one.

Deadline:  March 1

[NOTE: Find a list of scholarships for students affected by cancer here.]

Population Education Video Scholarship

Award Amounts:  (5) $300, $600, $1200

Open to all students in 6th through 12th grade.

Deadline:  March 5

Law School Opportunity Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents (17 years and older) who are planning to pursue or are currently pursuing a law degree.

Deadline:  March 7

[NOTE:  Find a list of scholarships open to future lawyers right HERE.]

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Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship (BAM)

Award Amount:  (5 renewable) $5000 per year, (45 one-time) $2500

Open to college-bound US-based high school seniors of African descent who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).

Deadline:  March 13 (3 pm CST)

[NOTE: Find a list of business-related scholarships right HERE.]

Women at Microsoft Scholarship

Award Amount:  $5000 (Winners can apply for renewal for up to four years)

Open to graduating high school seniors who self-identify as female or as non-binary. Students should plan to pursue a career in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) field.

(Note: This is also included in the scholarship guidelines, “Due to the dynamic nature of a career in technology, this scholarship is not limited only to students pursuing STEAM fields of study. Instead, the selection committee is most interested in an applicant’s plan to be engaged in a STEAM industry in their career, their passion for technology, and the difference technology can make in the world.”)

Deadline:  March 13 (3 pm CST)

Doodle for Google Scholarship

Award Amounts:  $5000 to $55,000

Open to students in grades K-12.

Deadline:  March 14

Shell Oil Company Scholarships

Award Amount:  (20) $2,500

Open to U.S. graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full-time in one of the following majors (geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering) at specified institutions.

Deadline:  March 15

[NOTE: Find more STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math – scholarships right here.]

ScholarshipPoints Scholarship

NOTE: Two of my boys and the daughter of one of our Scholarship Help and College Talk for Parents Facebook group members won $1000 awards from ScholarshipPoints! Find out how they did it here.

Award Amount:  (1) $2,500, (3) $1000

Open to students who are at least 13 years old and are enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the U.S. Students must be legal residents of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

Deadline:  March 15 and March 31

Frame My Future Scholarship

Award Amount:  (5) $2000

Open to any legal U.S. resident who will be a full-time student at a U.S. college or university in the 2024-2025 academic year.

Deadline:  March 15

Equipment Leases Inc. College Scholarships

NOTE: A previous winner of this scholarship used the applying strategies found in the How to Win College Scholarships ebooks! Learn how to download your copy right here.

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to students who are currently enrolled or have been accepted to enroll in an accredited college or university in the U.S.

Deadline:  March 15 (and September 15)

Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship

Award Amount:  Up to $20,000 (over four years)

Open to current high school seniors entering college in the fall or students currently attending a college or university.

Deadline:  March 15

Hadden Youth Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount:  Up to $5000 (Renewable)

Open to exceptionally worthy high school seniors with demonstrated financial need.

Deadline:  March 15

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Pilot International Scholarship (Scroll down to the second section to find the details. There are several scholarships on this page open to many levels of students.)

Award Amounts:  Up to $1500

There are many eligibility guidelines and several different scholarships. One is open to undergraduate students preparing for a career working with youth leadership and development, helping people with brain safety or fitness, or caring for families during times of need. Also available are scholarships for students based on community service, financial need and academic success. (For all of the scholarships, students must plan on a career with a focus on encouraging brain safety & health and/or supporting those who care for others.)

Deadline:  March 15

Michael Vivian Scholarship for Mental Health

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program related to mental health care or planning to pursue such studies.

Deadline:  March 15

The Going Abroad Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1500

Open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are are enrolled at an accredited higher education program in the United States (and its territories and possessions) and will be studying abroad.

Deadline:  March 15 (and October 15)

[NOTE:  Find a list of study abroad scholarships right HERE.]

“My daughter has won over $32,000 in scholarships so far! When she gets tired of applying, I remind her that she has made over $200 an hour so far and that gets her excited again. She is my second daughter to use the ideas in your scholarship guide ebooks with success.” Proud Dad

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Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest

Award Amount:  $200

Open to U.S. students 16 years and older.

Deadline:  March 15 (monthly)

Richard Holland Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $2500 (Renewable)

Open to students who plan to enroll or be enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire 2024/2025 academic year. (Current high school seniors and college students.)

Deadline:  March 15

Imagination Begins with You High School Writing Contest

Award Amounts:  $300, $100

Open to all high school students in the United States who are currently attending a public, private, alternative, or home school.

Deadline:  March 15

Appily Easy Money Monthly Scholarship

Open to High School Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors! APPLY NOW HERE

UCT Scholarship Program

Award Amounts:  (1) $6000, (2) $3000 (All renewable for four years)

Open to college-bound high school seniors.

Deadline:  March 15

GoSkills Be the Boss Scholarship

Award Amount:  $2000

Open to any female high-school or college student who wants to start her own online business.

Deadline:  March 15 (and September 15)

Religious Liberty Scholarship

Award Amounts:  $2000, $500

Open to all high school students in the graduating classes of 2024 and 2025.

Deadline:  March 15

Discover the Difference Trial Pro Scholarship

Award Amount:  $5000

Open to students who are in the United States and currently enrolled full-time in high school, full-time in college, or in an accredited university.

Deadline:  March 20

Mattress Advisor’s Sleep Science Scholarship (May not be offered for 2024)

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to college-bound high school seniors and current college students.

Deadline:  March 20

Innovation in Education Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

Open to all high school and current college students.

Deadline:  March 20

Palantir Women in Technology Scholarship

Award Amount:  $7000

Open to female undergraduate or Masters students actively enrolled in an accredited U.S., Canadian, or Mexican college/university during the academic years that the scholarship is awarded. (Students must be enrolled in both the current 2023-24 and upcoming 2024-25 academic years.) Students must be college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors majoring in or plan to major in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field.

Deadline:  March 22

Operation Thank an Officer Scholarships

Award Amount:  $500

This is open to high school seniors and current college students who have a parent serving in the law enforcement field, a parent who has retired from the law enforcement field, or a parent who passed away and served in the law enforcement field.

Deadline:  March 22

Drive2Life PSA Contest

Award Amount:  $2000

Open to students ages 13 to 19 who are currently enrolled in grades 6–12 in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who are residents of the United States, and who attend a public school, accredited private school, or home school in compliance with the laws of its state.

Deadline:  March 25

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Becca’s Closet Scholarships

Award Amount:  $1000

There are three different scholarships offered. One is need-based, and two are not need-based but have very specific application requirements. This is a mailed-in only scholarship.

[NOTE:  A student of one of our Scholarship Help and College Talk for Parents Facebook group members and one of my ebook readers won the need-based scholarship a few years ago, and the family did NOT have a huge amount of financial need. Use the mailed-in guidelines that make students stand out from the other applicants found in the How to Win College Scholarships ebooks if applying for this scholarship.]

Deadline:  March 29 (postmarked by)

Banks Family Education Fund

Award Amount:  $2000

Open to students who are at least 18 years old and enrolled in an accredited college, undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United States. The scholarship is offered to both part-time and full-time students.

Deadline:  March 30 (and September 30)

Easy Money Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to U.S. high school students ages 13 and older.

Deadline:  March 31

Frye Law Group Onward Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1500

Open to graduating high school seniors in the state of Georgia who will become first-generation college students. (Find a list of first-generation scholarships and eligibility requirements here.)

Deadline:  March 31

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program 

Award Amount:  $3000

Open to women or minority students pursuing a degree leading to a career in computer and video game arts and sciences. Students must be current high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors.

Deadline:  March 31

[NOTE: Find a list of scholarships open to student gamers and video game lovers HERE.]

Side Hustlin’ Student Scholarship

Award Amounts:  $2500, $1000

Open to students who are enrolled or actively applying for enrollment to an undergraduate or graduate program.

Deadline:  March 31

College Raptor Scholarship

Award Amount:  $2500

Open to students who are 16 and older and legal residents of the United States, District of Columbia, or a U.S. Territory. They must be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university, or trade school).

Deadline:  March 31

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Money Key Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to full-time college students and college-bound high school seniors in the U.S.

Deadline:  March 31 (and September 30)

Stossel in the Classroom Essay Contest

Award Amounts:  $50 to $2500

Open to students in grades 5-12, age 10-18, residing in North America, Hawaii, or at a U.S. military address.

Deadline:  March 31

FSP Foundation Paul S. Mills Scholarship

Award Amount:  (12) $1000

Open to U.S. college students (full or part-time) who are pursuing a course of study in a financial service field.

Deadline:  March 31

[NOTE: Find a large list of scholarships open to students pursuing Business or Finance HERE.]

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Folds of Honor Scholarship (Opens on February 1)

Open to dependents and/or spouses of fallen or disabled US service members. There are also scholarships open to dependents and/or spouses of fallen or disabled first responders.

Award Amounts:  Based on unmet need. This is the portion of a student’s tuition, fees, on-campus dormitory housing (Higher Ed), meal plans (Higher Ed), and required textbooks for the term that are not covered by other sources of awards or financial aid.

Deadline:  March 31

March Madness Scholarship

Award Amounts:  $1300, $10,000

Open to U.S. middle and high school students.

Deadline:  March 31

March Madness Scholarship

Driver Education Initiative Award

Award Amount:  (2) $500

Open to college-bound high school seniors and current college students. Please note this important detail in the guidelines, “Due to the use of AI, we will be favoring more personal essays written from experience.” Also, READ THIS.

Deadline:  March 31

Because College is Expensive Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

Open to all college students and those planning on enrolling within 24 months.

Deadline:  March 31 (and June 30, September 30, December 31)

Beauty and Wellness Scholarship

Award Amounts:  (1) $1000, (2) $500

Open to female students who are enrolled (or plan to be enrolled) as undergraduate or graduate college students studying in the United States. The scholarship winner will be asked to provide proof of current/future college enrollment. Recent college graduates, high school juniors, and doctoral candidates are not eligible to apply.

Deadline:  March 31 (and January 1, June 30, September 30)

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LogicMonitor Women in STEM Scholarship (May not be offered for 2024)

Award Amount:  (3) $6000

Open to female students who will have completed at least one year of college prior to the fall of 2024 and who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math.

Deadline:  March 31

[NOTE:  Find a big list of engineering scholarships right HERE.]

True Eye Experts Scholarship (Not yet open for 2024)

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to U.S. residents registered at a U.S. based college or university for the Fall of 2024.

Deadline:  March 31

Bookmark this page and keep checking back, as I add new March scholarships regularly!

Civilian Marksmanship Scholarship Program

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to graduating high school seniors in the U.S. who demonstrate marksmanship competition experience. Selected individuals are high school seniors who are currently enrolled in a team or club that is participating in marksmanship competitions.

Deadline:  March 31

1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund

Award Amount:  Up to $1000

Open to women attending high school or a two-year or four-year college/university in the United States. Students must demonstrate financial need. Funds are to be used for educational conferences, instructional programs related to creative or artistic pursuits, graduate exam application fees, or textbooks. (NOT tuition)

Deadline:  March 31

[Parents, join our FREE Scholarship Help and College Talk Facebook group for more support and guidance. Go HERE to join.]

Sallie Mae Scholarship

Award Amount:  $2000

Open to U.S. high school juniors and seniors, as well as current college students. Parents are welcome to apply on behalf of their students.

Deadline:  March 31

You can learn more about the scholarship process in my How to Win College Scholarships ebooks for parents and their students, which also contain information on writing a strong essay, locating awards, impressing the judges, and creating a stand-out scholarship application. Learn how to download it now here and find out how to greatly increase the chances of winning scholarships for you or your student.

The Leanbean Clean Athletic Performance Scholarship (Not yet open for 2024)

Award Amount:  $1500

Open to current college students who are attending school full-time.

Deadline:  March 31

ATE Ballistic Helmet Scholarship (On hold, keep checking back)

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to students who plan on seeking a degree in Law Enforcement.

Deadline:  March 31 (and October 1)

“You Can’t Label People, but You Can Label Products” Scholarship

Award Amount:  $4000

Open to U.S. high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students who are aspiring designers, manufacturers, engineers, artists, architects, or any other type of innovator.

Deadline:  March 31

[NOTE:  Find a list of scholarships open to student entrepreneurs right HERE.]

Unboxing Your Life” Video Scholarship

Award Amount:  $4000

Open to all U.S. high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students.

Deadline:  March 31

BookScouter Textbook Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500 per quarter

Open to students who are currently enrolled in an accredited university/college. Funds must be used to buy college textbooks.

Deadline:  March 31

Boom & Bucket Scholarship Program

Award Amount:  $1000

Open to students pursuing a heavy machinery-themed program. This scholarship is available to both currently enrolled students and future students who are planning to attend a program within the next 12 months. The program can be at a college or a trade school anywhere in the United States or Canada.

Deadline:  March 31

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