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College Scholarships due in April

Check out these scholarships, fellowships and research programs currently open for applications. Make sure to complete your application before the deadlines.

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AACT John Kitt Memorial Scholarship Scholarship is open to students who will have college sophomore, junior or senior status in the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicant must have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology and majoring in food science, chemical engineering, biological science or a related area.

Award : $5,000

Deadline : April 22


  • College sophomore, Junior or Senior status

  • Have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology.

  • Attend an accredited, four-year college or university within North America.

  • Be majoring in a food science, chemical science, biological science, or related area.

  • Achieved a 3.0 (out of 4.0) GPA

American Bar Association 2021 Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund is geared towards minority students . The purpose of this program is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to and attend law school and to provide financial assistance to ensure that these students have the opportunity to attend law school for three years. To apply, the applicant must submit a completed application, a personal statement of up to 1,000 words, unofficial transcript from the undergraduate school, and two letters of recommendation through the online application form. All submissions must be received by the deadline date.

Award: An annual scholarship of $5,000

Deadline : April 17


  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

  • This award is for racially and ethnically diverse students.

  • Must have achieved a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale as an undergraduate.

  • Must be starting his/her first year of law school.

  • This award is for U.S. students

Alliantgroup Black Collaborative Scholars Alliantgroup is proud to help light that spark for the next generation of Black engineers, scientists and inventors by developing the alliantgroup Black Collaborative (aBC) STEM Scholarship Program. They are offering at least two $5,000 scholarships for deserving Black High School Seniors in the Greater Houston Area who are interested in pursuing a degree in a STEM field at an institution of higher education in the Fall Semester .

Award: $5,000

Deadline: April 5


This scholarship is open to Black High School Seniors in the Greater Houston Area with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

• Eligible students must be enrolled in a two to five year institution by the Fall

• Eligible students must plan to pursue a degree in a STEM field

• Previous alliantgroup STEM scholarship winners are not eligible

• Previous alliantgroup STEM scholarship applicants must re-apply

AMVETS Scholarship AMVETS is proud to offer scholarships/grants to our nation’s Veterans, Active Duty, Guard and Reserves; their Spouses as well as their Children and Grandchildren. AMVETS scholarship are designed to fulfill a financial gap after all Federal/State educational grants/scholarship/ grant available to an eligible applicant has been utilized/ all means exhausted

Award : $4000

Deadline : April 30


  • Must provide evidence of active duty status or veteran status having served honorably

  • Must demonstrate financial need

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED*

  • Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment to an eligible program

  • Must be in good academic standing

  • Must not be in default on a federal student loan

  • Must not be convicted under state or federal law for sale of or possession of illegal drugs

  • Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected

Avomeen STEM Scholarship Program Avomeen would be awarding two scholarships, one $2,500 scholarship for women pursuing undergraduate STEM education and another $2,500 scholarship for minorities pursuing an undergraduate degree in STEM at a US-based college or university.

Award : $2,500

Deadline : April 1


  • Must be pursuing an undergraduate education at a US-based college or university for both scholarships.

  • -For the Women in STEM scholarship, the applicant must identify as a woman, and for the Minorities in STEM scholarship, the applicant must identify as a minority.

The Black Girl 44 Scholarship has returned! This year, they will be giving away TEN scholarships of $1,000 each to Black women in college with Summer internships in politics and public service.

Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 30


  • Must be a Black/African-American woman enrolled in an accredited college/university (which includes but is not limited to undergraduate four-year programs, community colleges, vocational and trade schools) or graduated within the last year.

  • We recognize, respect and welcome applicants that also use pronouns they/them/theirs.

  • Must have a Summer 2021 internship in politics or public service secured (can be a virtual internship)

  • Must have a demonstrated interest in politics and public service through their studies and past internships.

  • Must have a letter of recommendation & resume

Bp STEP Program Bp STEP is a 3-week leadership development program, intended for college freshman and sophomores and designed to give you the skills you need for a successful career. You’ll attend virtual workshops on a variety of topics, get the chance to hear from current graduates, as well as bp executives.

Award:Opportunity to win a bp scholarship

Deadline : April 16


  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA 3.2 or higher

  • Must have the legal right to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future

CARID Scholarship CARiD is giving away $1,000 to students currently enrolled in post-secondary education in the US. To apply create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to

Award: $1,000

Deadline : April 30


Any current US student who:

  • Is enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester

  • Is between the ages of 16 and 20

  • Is not a CARiD employee

  • Is not related to an employee of CARiD or its partners

CBCF Louis Stokes Health Scholars CBCF Louis Stokes Health Scholars Program is offering multi-year scholarships to increase the number of qualified, competitive African-American or Black students pursuing a degree in healthcare, to include, but not limited to internal medicine, family medicine and pediatrics.


Deadline : April 30


  • Be a U.S. citizen/legal permanent resident

  • Be pursuing an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degree full-time at an accredited college or university

  • Pursuing a major that will lead to a career as a primary health care professional

  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale

  • Exhibit leadership and be active in community

  • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students

Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship The Coca-Cola First generation scholarship provides renewable awards up to $5,000 to students who are first in their families to attend college. Scholarship is open to students enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a UNCF member college or university during the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicant must be first in their family to attend a four-year college or university, have demonstrated unmet financial need, and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Award : $5,000

Deadline : April 22


  • For the current academic year of 2020-2021, students must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time at a UNCF member college or university, with the exclusion of; Spelman College, Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University or the Interdenominational Theological Center.

  • Students must be first in their family to attend 4 year college or university,

  • Students must have a demonstrated unmet, financial need as verified by their college or university (Required for need based program).

  • Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship The Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship will support two student veterans interested in the entertainment industry with a $12,000 scholarship.

Award : $12,000

Deadline : April 1


  • Be pursuing a bachelors or graduate degree from an accredited two-year or four-year institution of higher learning, located in the United States;

  • Be enrolled for the 2021/2022 academic year;

  • Submit proof of military service (If you are planning to use your DD214, we recommend redacting your social security number except for the last four digits before uploading to help protect your identity: see example),

  • Submit a resume,

  • Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript);

  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA

ETS Cares Scholarship program This program provides scholarships to high school students applying to a Historically Black College and University for a STEM-related degree. If selected, the student will receive a $40,000 scholarship award. This award will be disbursed in the amount of $10,000 per year, for four (4) years, and will go directly to the institution in which the student is enrolled. Selected students will also receive internship preparation and placement, leadership training, mentoring and access to the AIChE student networking opportunities.

Award: $40,000

Deadline: May 22


  • Applicant must be a high school senior (graduating class of 2021)

  • Applicants must be completing or have completed high school successfully with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at a college or university for the upcoming academic semester.

  • Applicants must plan to pursue studies at a historically black college or university (HBCU).

  • Applicants must plan to pursue studies in a field associated with STEM, MIQA, technical or operation manufacturing.

  • Applicants must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.

  • Applicants must complete and submit a scholarship application by February 15, 2021

GMis (Great Minds in ) STEM Scholarship GMiS is offering merit-based scholarships for students who are graduating high school seniors, currently enrolled undergraduates, and graduate students. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be enrolled full-time in a STEM-degree field of study at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, and be of Hispanic-descent or demonstrate service/leadership within the Hispanic community.

Award: $500 - $5000

Deadline: April 30

Eligibility :

  • Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities

  • Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree

  • Applicants must have an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

  • Applicants must be of Hispanic descent and/or must demonstrate significant leadership or service within the underserved community

  • Recipients must be enrolled full-time in a STEM undergraduate or graduate program for the upcoming fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.

  • If you have already earned a bachelors degree and are seeking support for another bachelors degree OR you have already earned a masters degree and are seeking support for another masters degree OR you have already earned a doctoral degree and are seeking support for another doctoral degree, you are ineligible to apply to this scholarship program.

The Healthline and Prevention Institute Stronger Scholarship The Healthline and Prevention Institute Stronger Scholarship will award three $7,000 scholarships to a Black, a Hispanic/Latinx, and an Indigenous student reducing health inequities in their community.

Award: $7000

Deadline: April 22


  • Be a student of color who identifies as Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, Latino/Latina, and/or Pacific Islander

  • Current junior or senior in pursuit of an undergraduate degree (as of Fall 2021)

  • Demonstrated involvement in the advancement of health equity by impacting an obstacle created by a social determinant of health.

LATINX44 Scholarship program The Latinx44 Scholarship Program will award at least 10 scholarships to Latinx students to help fund an unpaid or underfunded public service oriented internship in Washington, DC or virtually (given the pandemic).

Award: Each scholarship recipient will be awarded $1,500 for a summer internship. In addition, scholarship recipients will be paired with a mentor and professional development opportunities throughout the program and beyond.

Deadline: April 30


  • Current college or graduate student, or graduate (college includes community, technical, online, and more)

  • Identify as Latinx/a/o

  • With an identified public service internship in Washington, DC for summer 2021 (or virtually)

Onuoha Fellowship The Onuoha Fellowship is a four-year program for outstanding African-American high school seniors who exhibit academic excellence, leadership capabilities, and a passion for bringing world-changing entrepreneurial ideas to life. Upon the award of the Fellowship, students will receive a $1,000 scholarship and will be matched with a mentor who will help guide them through their undergraduate experience.

Additionally, in partnership with BLK Capital Management, fellows will participate in a six-month education program covering the basics of financial literacy and investing upon entering into their freshman year of college.

Award: $1000 in Funding and Mentorship will be provided

Deadline: April 30


  • Students must be a high school senior.

  • Students must be African American

  • Creativity and originality of independent projects worked on in the past

  • Exceptional academic performance and demonstrated intellectual ability

The 2021 PPECF scholarships are now open to high school and college students. There are nine (9) available scholarships for students.


- PPECF High School Scholarship $1500

- PPECF College sCHOLARSHIP $1500

- Angela Knight Legacy Scholarship $1000

- Chi Omicron Omega Silver Sorors Scholarship $2,000

- ESP "Every Student Prosper" Scholarship $1000

- Serenity Anesthesia Services, PC Scholarship $1000

- Spirit of Mejoy Scholarship $1500

- Tovie Stewart Davis Memorial Scholarship $1000

- Turner- Garrett Legacy Scholarship $1000

Deadline : April 30

Ralph w. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship Ralph W. Shrader STEM Major Diversity Scholarship (Women and Minority students) Merit-based scholarship of $3,000 will be awarded to full-time student(s) who is a United States citizen, actively pursuing a graduate degree in an eligible major. Graduate-level candidates must currently be enrolled in their second semester and at least two (2) semester-equivalent courses per semester at any accredited university in the United States at the time of application. A current overall GPA of 3.5 or higher is required at the time of application.

Award: $3,000 in addition to an internship

Deadline: April 30


  • U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants.

Raytheon Missiles & Defense SPY-6 Scholarship The Raytheon Missiles & Defense SPY-6 Scholarship, named for the U.S. Navy’s SPY-6 Family of Radars, provides returning sailors an opportunity to achieve educational goals and position themselves for success in civilian professions. Two $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to sailors who pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited university and demonstrate leadership in their local community.

Award : $10,000

Deadline : April 1


Student veterans must meet the following criteria to apply for the Raytheon Missiles & Defense SPY-6 Scholarship:

  • Navy/Navy Reserve Veteran

  • Be a current student veteran, as demonstrated by a current transcript

  • Entering your sophomore, junior, or senior year of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program for the 2021-2022 academic year

  • Attending full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.

  • Have received an honorable discharge; must be a veteran in good standing

The Shawn Carter Foundation (SCF) is awarding scholarships to students for the 2021 school year.The grant can be used to cover tuition expenses and related supplemental educational expenses such as books, lab fees, travel and select costs of living. All Shawn Carter Foundation Scholars are required to “give back” by conducting community service and by serving as mentors to younger, aspiring SCF Scholars.

Deadline: April 30


  • High School Seniors

  • Students with GED diplomas

  • students enrolled in 2-year or 4-year undergraduate programs

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • 25 years old or younger

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA

  • Students enrolled in vocational or trade schools

  • Identify as Black or African-American.

  • Financial need will be a consideration.

Valentino Digiorgio STEAM Scholarship The Valentino DiGiorgio STEAM Scholarship will award an eligible High School student with a GPA of 3.5 or higher with a scholarship in the amount of $2,500.00 to be used towards educational pursuits and costs.

Award: $2500

Deadline: April 30


  • Minimum GPA of 3.5

  • Current enrollment in a high school (public, charter, private or homeschool) in the following states/territories: Any State in the U.S.A., Washington D. C. and Puerto Rico

  • Demonstration of Financial Need

  • Demonstration of Intent to Pursue a STEAM Career (college, university, trade school)

William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship The goal of the William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship Program is to increase the diversity of registered nurses at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The program grants awards annually to assist with tuition and fees for persons who are preparing to be pediatric registered nurses that provide patient care. These scholarships exemplify Cincinnati Children’s commitment to assist with economic barriers that prevent some students from pursuing nursing careers.

Award : $2,750

Deadline : April 30


  • Student should be a member of one of the underrepresented groups in the registered nursing profession. Underrepresented groups include male nurses / nursing students and nurses / nursing students who are American Indian or Alaskan Native, Black or African American, Hawaiian Native or other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino, and / or Asian including Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Asian Indian, Thai, or Vietnamese/Southeast Asian.

  • Student must be enrolled or accepted in a prelicensure registered nurse program (bachelor's or master's degree) at an accredited school of nursing on a full-time or part-time basis.

  • Student must have and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

  • If the student is a current Cincinnati Children’s employee and is eligible for benefits under the organization’s Tuition Assistance Program, s/he is eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Women Leaders in Action Scholarship WLA is now accepting application for the 2021 school year. To be considered for this scholarship, you must be a senior high school student residing in New Jersey, intending to pursue a degree in the healthcare field, liberal arts or Science technology Engineering Math (S.T.E.M.).

Award: $20,000

Deadline: April 30, 2021


  • must be a senior high school student residing in New Jersey,

  • Intend to pursue a degree in the healthcare field, liberal arts or Science technology Engineering Math (S.T.E.M.).

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