March Scholarships

Introduction to March scholarships

Whether you're a high school student with paying for college on your mind, or a current college student figuring out how you're going to pay for your education, you're in luck. March is a big month for scholarships!

Below, we have highlighted over forty great and diverse scholarship opportunities to check out and apply for in the month of March.

40+ scholarships to apply for in March 2024

  • Amount: $2,000

    Deadline: March 31

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and undergraduate students in the US.

  • Amount: $50,000 total ($1,000 x 4 awards per month)

    Deadline: End of March

    Eligibility: Open to US high school and college students ages 16 and older. All you need to do to apply is create an account.

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: End of March

    Eligibility: Open to high school and college students ages 18 and older!

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: March 31

    Eligibility: Open to students of all years! Simply set up a profile on Tallo to apply.

  • Amount: $2,500

    Deadline: March 31

    Eligibility: Open to all students 13 and older!

  • Amount: Varies, but usually it's between $1,000 and $2,500!

    Deadline: March 31

    Eligibility: Open to high school, college, and graduate students in the US.

  • Amount: $2,500

    Deadline: March 31

    Eligibility: Open to high school juniors and seniors interested in attending a Christian college or university.

  • Amount: up to $5,000

    Deadline: March 1

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and first-year students enrolled at technical or vocational colleges. Must live in one of the Philadelphia area counties listed on the scholarship page, and have documented financial need. 

  • Amount: up to $5,000

    Deadline: March 1

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and undergraduate students from historically underrepresented minority groups in the chemical sciences (Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian), majoring in chemistry-related disciplines, and intending to pursue chemistry-related careers.

  • Amount: up to $2,000

    Deadline: March 1

    Eligibility: Open to financially needy undergraduate and graduate students with close social and cultural ties to an American Indian community in the state of Washington. Must have demonstrated financial need and have filed the FAFSA.

  • Amount: $2,500

    Deadline: March 1

    Eligibility: Open to current college juniors who have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of foods, drugs or consumer product safety. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

  • Amount: $3,000 - $5,000

    Deadline: March 1

    Eligibility: Open to Asian/Pacific Islander high school seniors in the US. Must have at least a 3.3 GPA.

  • Amount: Varies, up to $10,000

    Deadline: March 1

    Eligibility: Open to Baltimore city public high school graduates.

  • Amount: $5,000 - $10,000

    Deadline: March 1

    Eligibility: Open to nursing students in North Carolina. Must be a resident of Durham, Orange, Chatham, Wake, or Person County.

  • Amount: $10,000

    Deadline: March 1

    Eligibility: Open to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need. Must have at least a 3.75 GPA and have already filed the FAFSA.

  • Amount: up to $10,000

    Deadline: March 2

    Eligibility: Open to all students ages 14 and older. Must be enrolled in a US high school, college, or university. International students in the US (with valid visas) are also eligible to apply!

  • Amount: $2,000 per year

    Deadline: March 3

    Eligibility: Open to Virginia high school seniors who have achieved academically, but who are financially unable to attend college. Scholarships can be used at any of Virginia’s public or private universities.

  • Amount: up to $8,000

    Deadline: March 4

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors whose parent or legal guardian is employed by California winegrape growers.

  • Amount: $30,000

    Deadline: March 5

    Eligibility: Open to high school students who live or attend high school in the McConnell service area. Ideal candidates have significant financial need, are among the first generation in their family to pursue higher education,  are committed to college as their pathway to success, and have already demonstrated the values of giving back and caring for others.

  • Amount: Varies

    Deadline: March 8

    Eligibility: The  San Diego Foundation Common Scholarship Application gives San Diego students access to more than 100 scholarships that comprise our Community Scholarship Program by filling out just one application. Applicants must have current residence in San Diego County (for at least one year).

  • Amount: up to $8,000

    Deadline: March 10

    Eligibility: Open to students enrolled at certain California Bay Area public universities (California State University, East Bay Campus; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Sonoma State University; or University of California at Berkeley).

  • Amount: $5,000 per year

    Deadline: March 11

    Eligibility: Open to military veterans enrolled full-time in associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree programs. Minimum 2.0 GPA required. Must have unmet financial need. 

  • Amount: up to $30,000

    Deadline: March 14

    Eligibility: Open to all students in the US grades K-12.

  • Amount: $25,000 per year

    Deadline: March 14

    Eligibility: Open to students who will be entering any year of undergraduate study in the upcoming academic year, and want to enter product design or experience design-related careers (e.g. digital, web, UX/UI, industrial design, or similar). Applications are encouraged from candidates including, but not limited to: racial or ethnic minorities, females, those who identify as LGBTQ+, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities.

  • Amount: $20,000

    Deadline: March 15

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and target a career in the technology industry. Must have financial need, a minimum 3.0 GPA, and a demonstrated passion for technology. Eligible majors include those in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or related fields.

  • Amount: $3,000

    Deadline: March 15

    Eligibility: Open to minority students pursuing degrees in hotel management.

  • Amount: $25,000

    Deadline: March 15

    Eligibility: Open to US citizen high school juniors with financial need. Must display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. 

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: March 15

    Eligibility: Open to female-identifying high school seniors. Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA.

  • Amount: up to $11,500

    Deadline: March 15

    Eligibility: Open to Iowa high school juniors.

  • Amount: $10,000 - $12,500 per year

    Deadline: March 15

    Eligibility: Open to Black high school seniors. Must be able to show Colorado residency for at least 3 years.

  • Amount: up to $20,000

    Deadline: March 15

    Eligibility: Open to Black and African American high school senior students with financial need pursuing careers in technology at four-year universities in the US. Must 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), and have at least a 3.3 GPA.

  • Amount: $5,000

    Deadline: March 18

    Eligibility: Open to high school seniors with financial need who will be first-generation college students at any four-year college or university in the US. Applicants do not have to be U.S. citizens, but they must have a minimum 3.5 weighted GPA and graduate from US accredited high schools. See scholarship page for list of eligible majors/areas of study.

  • Amount: Varies

    Deadline: March 20

    Eligibility: Open to students who identify as a female/woman and pursue an ABET-accredited bachelor or graduate student program in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science globally. 

    Freshman scholarships are open to current college freshmen as well as high school seniors. Some, but not all, scholarships require SWE membership.

  • Amount: up to $2,500

    Deadline: March 22

    Eligibility: Open to students age 10-18, grades 5-12, residing in North America or Hawaii.

  • Amount: $5,000

    Deadline: March 24

    Eligibility:Open to undergraduate sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate level students attending an eligible school (see scholarship page for the list) and studying Color Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Supply Chain Management. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

  • Amount: $3,200

    Deadline: March 24

    Eligibility: Open to students who currently hold an active license/certificate to practice in a clinical health career (e.g., as a nurse, physician assistant, clinical psychologist, or clinical social worker), and are enrolled in or planning to attend school to complete a degree or certification to advance their current clinical credentials.   

    Awards will be given to historically underrepresented students, including those who identify as Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, and Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. 

  • Amount: $300 - $3,000

    Deadline: March 26

    Eligibility: Open to Colorado residents who are members of the LGBTQ+ community and are pursuing higher education in Colorado.

  • Amount: $5,000

    Deadline: March 30

    Eligibility: Open to current full-time undergraduate students attending two-year community college in the United States who are planning to transfer to full-time enrollment at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the upcoming academic year. Must be pursuing a STEM degree and have at least a 2.7 GPA. Open to first generation college students, women, and those who self-identify as Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian, and Alaska Native. 

  • Amount: up to $5,000

    Deadline: March 31

    Eligibility: Open to all first, second and third year medical or dental students*. Students must be in good standing at an accredited U.S. medical or dental school in the USA at the time of application. Applicants must be current or pending CAMS Student members to apply.

  • Amount: $1,000

    Deadline: March 31

    Eligibility: Open to Black and African American female graduate students who played a sport in their undergraduate program. 

  • Amount: $10,000

    Deadline: March 31

    Eligibility: Open to individuals studying eligible engineering or computer science majors, who demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities. Must be a high school senior, college freshman, or college sophomore. 

    PS - Lockheed Martin also offers a Vocational Scholarship worth $5,000 - if you're planning to attend a community college, trade school, or vocational/technical school, check this opportunity out! 

March scholarships: to conclude...

There you have it - our ultimate list of 40+ amazing March scholarships!

Once you've checked out and applied for the ones in this post that you're eligible for, don't stop there - head over to the Access Scholarships blog to check out scholarships by student group, or use our free Scholarship Search Engine to find even more opportunities.