dianemelville

Upcoming College Scholarship Deadlines: March 2017

Blog Post created by dianemelville Employee on Feb 14, 2017

How is everyone doing on the 2017 Scholarship Challenge? (Does the silence in the comments mean that everyone is doing well?)

 

If you still need a few more scholarships to round out your list for challenge #1, check out these scholarships with deadlines coming up in March. For those of you who are not participating in the scholarship challenge, do not fear—this is the same ole monthly scholarship list that you know and love.

 

Don’t see a scholarship for you? Give me a shout in the comments with your requirements, and I’ll try to include a scholarship for you next month.

 

As always, good luck!

 

The Tailhook Educational Foundation Scholarship

Amount: $2,000 – $10,000

Deadline: March 1, 2017

 

The Tailhook Educational Foundation is dedicated to preserving the memory of the United States Navy carrier aviation by providing scholarships to those who have served (and their families) in the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Applications for this scholarship are available online.

 

To apply for this scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a high school graduate
  • Must be accepted to an undergraduate institution
  • Must be the natural, step, or adopted child/grandchild or a current or former Naval Aviator, Naval Flight Officer, or Aircrewman from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, or U.S. Coast Guard

 

National Association Of Black Journalists: Allison E. Fisher Scholarship

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: March 1, 2017

 

The Allison E. Fisher Scholarship is being offered by Ronald and Pat Fisher in memory of their daughter Allison Fisher, a journalist who lost her battle with breast cancer at the age of 28. Applicants must complete an online application, transcripts, work samples, and a 1,000- to 2,000-word essay on the following topic:

 

“What are the top three (3) reasons you would like to pursue a career in journalism and what do you hope your legacy as a journalist will be?”

 

To apply for this scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be majoring in journalism or communications
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must have a history of community service

 

Cancer Survivors’ Fund Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Deadline: March 3, 2017

 

The Cancer Survivors’ Fund is offering various scholarship awards to students who are cancer survivors or currently diagnosed with cancer. Applicants must complete a simple online application, letters of recommendation, and a 500- to 1,200-word essay on the following topic:

 

“How has my experience with cancer impacted my life values and career goals?”

 

To apply for this scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a cancer survivor or currently diagnosed with cancer
  • Must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited undergraduate institution
  • Must be open to performing cancer-related volunteer work if selected as the winner

 

Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship

Amount: $2,000 - $4,400

Deadline: March 8, 2017

 

The Michael Yasick scholarship is dedicated to students who are struggling with ADHD in the United States. To apply for this scholarship, students must complete an online application and a personal statement on the following topic:

 

“Applicants are asked to write an essay describing the challenges they have faced in living with ADHD and how they have met them, and sharing insight about themselves, their interests, hobbies, community work, and career aspirations.”

 

To apply for this scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Must be accepted or enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate or graduate program
  • Must be attending an accredited college, university, trade school, technical school, vocational school, or qualifying institution in the United States
  • Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or District of Columbia

 

Paul S. Mills Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: March 30, 2017

 

The Foundation for Financial Service Professionals is offering an undergraduate award to students who are pursuing a career in the field of financial services. To apply for this scholarship, students must complete an online application and a personal statement on the following topic:

 

“Why do you wish to pursue an education in the financial service field and why is this scholarship important to you?”

 

To apply for this scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a United States citizens or legal residents
  • Must be living in the 50 United States and DC or U.S. territories
  • Must be a full-time student
  • Must be enrolled or accepted into an undergraduate college or university program
  • Must be pursuing a major in the financial services industry
  • Must demonstrate financial need

 

Other scholarships:

The Christine B. Foundation Scholarship Program

The Lt. Jon C. Ladda Memorial Foundation

The Palumbo Family Foundation Scholarship for Cook, Dupage, Kane, Lake, and Will Counties of Illinois

 

Have any questions on these?  Log in or sign up to let me knowand for a limited time, earn 50 bonus points for doing so!

Outcomes