Scholarships With Spring Deadlines Can Grow College Cash​

Keeping track of scholarship deadlines can be tricky because each month there is a new set of dates to watch out for. But staying organized can ensure that you’re doing everything possible each season to get money to make paying for college easier.
This spring, check out these valuable scholarships with deadlines in March, April, May and June as you celebrate the melting snow and prepare for summer. This is just a sample of what’s out there. Do your research, make your scholarship lists and apply to as many awards that you are eligible for as you can.
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March
In March, students who are members or are the children of members of a Service Employees International Union local union have their last chance to apply to one of the five different scholarships offered through the SEIU scholarship program. The award amounts range from $1,000 to $5,000, with some renewable scholarships; this year’s application deadline is March 3.​
Undergraduate or graduate-level Muslim students or those who are active members of the Muslim community​ have until March 21 to apply for the Islamic Scholarship Fund’s award. This scholarship awarded between $2,000 and $5,000 last year with the goal of awarding 40 to 50 scholarships to qualifying students. Students will only be considered if entering a foundation-approved area of study.
April
On April 1, the application for the American Legion Legacy Scholarship closes. This scholarship – for the children of ​U.S. service members who have died ​in post-9/11 service – was established to help …