Updated Scholarships Available for April

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor

AFSA High School Scholarships Contest
American Fire Sprinkler Association
Contest is open to high school seniors who are citizens or aliens legally residing in the USA. Scholarship funds are payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enroll for classes beginning no later than Fall 2017 session.
Award: $2,000
Deadline: April 7, 2017
More info: https://www.afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest/hsstep1/

Btrendie 2017 Scholarship
Applicant must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university at any time during the 2017-2018 school year and must be in good academic standing with current academic institution. Applicants under 18 must secure written permission from parent or guardian. Applicant must write a 1000 word article on what gadget or product that you can’t live without.
Award: $2,500
Deadline: April 8, 2017
More info: https://www.btrendie.com/scholarship

Civil Justice Scholarship NEW
Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and students currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United states. Applicant must possess an interest in social justice.
Award: $500
Deadline: April 1, 2017
More info: https://cohenandcohen.net/civil-justice-scholarship/

College Success Scholarship by Study.com
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident; must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year; graduating high school seniors who meet the above mentioned criteria may apply; must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2017
More info: http://study.com/blog/college-success-scholarship-by-study-com.html

The Kristina Flores Overcoming All Odds Scholarship
Applicants must be high school students; vocational/professional students; and freshman & sophomores in college; must display how they overcame significant obstacles to complete/continue school; and submit 1000 word essay on how you overcame a significant adversity to complete/continue school.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2017
More info: http://www.sandiegoaddictions.com/overcoming-all-odds-scholarship/

Legacy Scholarship NEW
Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from anywhere in the country who has lost a parent due to heart disease.
Award: Up to $9,000
Deadline: April 1, 2017
More info: http://www.thequincyconnerfoundation.com/scholarships-1

Lendedu Scholarship
Applicant must be must be a current high school senior or a full-time college student; must be a U.S. Citizen; and must be earning a minimum 2.5 GPA in high school or college. answer this simple question in 750 words or less: “With college becoming more expensive, securing a good job after graduation is crucial. How will you consider your future earning potential in choosing a major, while still pursuing something that interests you?”
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2017
More info: https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/

MyParenting Journal
Scholarship is open to students studying in universities and colleges; if you are below 18 years old, or if you’re still in high school, make sure you have the consent of your parents or legal guardians first before entering the program; and studying and learning in majors related to family studies and human development is a plus point. Applicant must also research and write a 1500-word essay on the topic of “Essential factors of a happy modern family”.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2017
More info: https://www.myparentingjournal.com/mpj-scholarship/

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships NEW
Scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating from a public high school who will be pursuing a degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) field. Applicant must be a member of an underrepresented group in STEM careers and a U.S. citizen.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2017
More info: http://nshssfoundation.org/scholarships/stem-scholarships/

Project Yellow Light Scholarship Competition – Radio NEW
Competition is open to high school juniors and seniors and college students. Applicant must create a radio recording of 20 second that discourages distracted driving.
Award: up to $2,000
Deadline: April 1, 2017
More info: http://projectyellowlight.com

Runabees Scholarship
If you are a high school, trade school, college or university student you are eligible to apply. Students are to choose a topic in the area of running, fitness or sports which interests them and write a 800-1,000 word essay.
Award: $500
Deadline: April 15, 2017
More info: http://runabees.com/for-students/

Snort Scholarship NEW
Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be seeking a degree in computer science, information technology, computer networking, cyber security, or a similarly related field of study.
Award: $10,000
Deadline: April 3, 2017
More info: https://www.snort.org/community#snort_scholarship

Sports Unlimited Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman/sophomore in college. Submit a 500-1000 word essay on the topic ‘Identify a piece of gear or equipment currently used in a sport and describe how to improve it and why.’
Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 25, 2017
More info: http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/scholarship.html

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship NEW
Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicant must create a video telling of a time when the applicant or someone they know was affected by home invasion, burglary or vandalism.
Award: $5,000
Deadline: April 1, 2017
More info: https://www.vivint.com/scholarship

Women in STEM Academic Scholarship
BHW Group
Scholarship is open to women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics during the 2017 school year. High school seniors, who will be attending college next year are eligible to apply. Submit a 500 to 800 word essay on either of the following topics: Tell us about your favorite app and what you like about it; or Tell us about a time an app played a significant role in improving your day.
Award: $3,000
Deadline: April 15, 2017
More info: https://thebhwgroup.com/scholarship