March Scholarships

NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION

March 1

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) annually awards scholarships to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and divided between two groups of students.

APPLY HERE: https://www.niaf.org/programs/scholarships-overview/


NATIONAL PRESS CLUB DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDIES IN JOURNALISM

March 1

The National Press Club, one of the oldest and most prestigious journalism organizations in the country, wants to recruit promising future journalists who will bring diversity to American journalism. The scholarship consists of a $2,000 one-year scholarship, which can be renewed for up to three years at $2,500 per year. The first scholarship includes an additional $500 book stipend to be called the Ellen Masin Persina Scholarship. The Persina Scholarship will be awarded to the recipient of the NPC Scholarship, making the total amount of the first-year award $2,500. The competition is open to high school seniors, with a grade point average of 3.0 or better, who are preparing to enter college and intends to become a journalist and who will bring diversity to US journalism.

APPLY HERE: http://www.press.org/about/scholarships/diversity


VIDEO ESSAY CONTEST

March 1

This year, $20,000 in scholarships will be awarded, with $5,000 for the first-place submission. The winners will be recognized at NACAC’s 74th National Conference, Sept.  27-29, at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The deadline to submit your video is March 1.

You only need a camera phone (or camera) and your creativity to enter!

APPLY HERE:   https://www.nacacconference.org/information/student-scholarship-contest/


UTAH PUBLIC EMPLOYEE’S ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

March 1

Another scholarship option is the Utah Public Employees’ Association (UPEA) Mountain America Scholarship, which awards $1,000 each to three winners. This scholarship is available for those who are Mountain America and UPEA members or their dependents who live in Utah.

APPLY HERE: https://utahpublicemployees.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/macu-scholarship-form-2018.pdf


ACS SCHOLARS PROGRAM

March 1

ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000* are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply. DEADLINE: www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars/apply.html


YOUTHLINC UTAH YOUNG HUMANITARIAN AWARD

March 1

This Award recognizes service-minded Utah high school juniors and seniors and undergraduate students with a $5,000 college scholarship and $8,500 in runner-up awards.

APPLY HERE: https://www.youthlinc.org/young-humanitarian-award/


RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP

Postmarked by March 8

Each year, the Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest engages high school students in church-state issues by directing them to express a point of view on a religious liberty topic. Essays are judged on the depth of their content, the mastery of the topic, and the skill with which they are written. Students should develop a point of view on the issue and demonstrate critical thinking, using appropriate examples, reasons and other evidence to support their position.

APPLY HERE: bjconline.org/contest/


BLACKS AT MICROSOFT SCHOLARSHIP

March 8

Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. This year, BAM will award two US$5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years.

APPLY HERE:  https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx


DOVIE JUANITA MILES GOODWIN SCHOLARSHIP

March 8

Scholarships are available to students attending a public, private, or charter high school within the state of Utah. To be eligible to receive an award, recipients must be an African American male or female, have a grade point average of at least 2.5 (based on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in a full‐time program at an accredited college, university, or an institution of equivalent accreditation during the upcoming academic year. Verification of enrollment must be provided prior to disbursement of scholarship funds.

APPLY HERE: https://www.utahdst.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=581112&module_id=147108


ACLU YOUTH ACTIVIST SCHOLARS

March 15

We are looking to build our next class of ACLU Youth Activist Scholars, 2019 will be the 12th year that the ACLU of Utah will award scholarships to eligible college-bound Utah high school seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of

APPLY HERE: https://www.acluutah.org/resources/item/559-youth-activist-scholarship


NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST

March 15

The American Foreign Service Association’s National High School Essay Contest, now in its 18th year, encourages students to think critically and write a research paper about building peace through diplomacy.

APPLY HERE: www.afsa.org/essay-contest


PMI Scholarship

March 15

PMI, Project Management Institute, is the international non-profit association for advancing the profession of project management. The PMI Northern Utah Chapter is offering three scholarships, $2000, $1000, and $500, to outstanding Utah students who demonstrate an interest in project management.

APPLY HERE: http://projectmanager.org/Scholarship


WHAT DRIVES YOU? SCHOLARSHIP

March 18

Students, in drivers ed or already licensed, between the ages of 16-18 currently attending high school in Utah’s public high schools for the 2018-2019 school year.

APPLY HERE: https://www.yourturn2apply.com/utah.htm


HONORS GRADUATION SCHOLARSHIP

March 23

Requirements: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors already accepted to a college or university, or currently enrolled full- or part-time at an accredited college or university in the U.S. with a year or more remaining in their education.

honorsgradu.com/Scholarship


BECAS UNIVISION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

March 30

The Becas Univision Scholarship Program awards 34 scholarships to Latina/o students living in the United States. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA), have minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students, community college transfers and current college students. Be of Latina/o or Hispanic heritage. Must be 1st Generation to attend college (neither your mother nor your father has attended college). And demonstrate financial need; this is determined based on your family income, number of people that reside in your household and the number of college students in your home.

APPLY HERE: univision.hsfts.net


NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND SCHOLARSHIP

March 31

To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000. All scholarships awarded are based on academic excellence, community service, and leadership.

APPLY HERE: nfb.org/scholarships


WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER SCHOLARSHIP

March 31

The Women’s Resource Center at the U of U offers a variety of scholarships.

APPLY HERE: womenscenter.utah.edu/scholarships/eligibility.php


FOSTER CARE TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIPS

March 31

  • Have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday; OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship after their 16th birthday; OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday and not subsequently adopted
  • Be under the age of 25 on March 31 of the year in which they apply if they have not previously received scholarship funding from Foster Care to Success
  • Have been in foster care or orphaned while living in the United States.  U.S. citizenship is not required.
  • Have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college or other postsecondary school

APPLY HERE: http://www.fc2success.org/our-programs/information-for-students/


LIGHTHOUSE GUILD SCHOLARSHIP

March 31

Our scholarships help legally blind young adults make a successful transition to college, support their post-graduate education, and facilitate career development.

Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps outstanding and deserving legally blind high school students from across the country attend college with scholarships of up to $10,000. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or university of their choice. Candidates are not required to demonstrate financial need.

An additional scholarship of up to $10,000 is awarded to one or more students applying to, or currently attending, graduate school.

APPLY HERE: http://www.lighthouseguild.org/programs-services/scholarships/


LIFELINE FOR YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

March 31

LifeLine for Youth in essence it is a program for good teens who have made some poor choices. We would really like to raise awareness about certain topics that we believe will greatly benefit your students and help them avoid problems in the future. Topics like bullying, suicide, and substance abuse. So, in an effort to do this, we are offering three $1,000 scholarships (1 scholarship for each topic).

APPLY HERE:  https://lifelineutah.com/scholarship/