March 2012 Scholarship Deadlines!

March 1, 2012 | posted by College Money Insider.

March Madness is almost upon us, but we’re not talking strictly about basketball! This is a huge month for many of you, as you will start receiving your college acceptance letters and financial aid packages. If your award package wasn’t a total “slam-dunk”, or if you’re just looking for some extra funds to help you through school, then you should check out our list of excellent scholarship opportunities below. All of the scholarships have deadlines in March, so make sure you beat the buzzer!

In addition, don’t forget to visit our affiliates at, where you can enter for the chance to win up to $10,000 scholarship dollars!

March 2012 Scholarship Deadlines

“Frame My Future” Scholarship Contest
Deadline: March 6, 2012 
Award: $1,000 (5 recipients)
Eligibility: US residents who plan on attending a US college or university full-time for the 2012-2013 academic year.
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Society of Professional Journalists Scholarship Essay Contest
Deadline: March 8, 2012 
Award: Up to $1,000
Eligibility: Open to students enrolled in grades 9-12 in US public, private, and home schools.
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Young Naturalist Awards
Deadline: March 9, 2012 
Award: Up to $2,500
Eligibility: Students in grades 7-12 who are currently enrolled in a public, private, parochial, or home school in the United States, Canada, the US territories, or in US-sponsored schools abroad.
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American Society of Human Genetics DNA Day Essay Contest
Deadline: March 12, 2012 
Award: Up to $1,000
Eligibility: Available to students in grades 9-12.
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Deadline: March 14, 2012 
Award: Up to $10,000
Eligibility: Students must register on and earn points for more chances to win. Members earn scholarship points for doing what they already do online: shopping, reading blogs, playing games, searching the web, taking surveys, and more.
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The 21st Annual Kaplun Essay Contest
Deadline: March 21, 2012 
Award: Up to $1,800
Eligibility: Open to students in grades 7-12.
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Odenza Marketing Scholarship
Deadline: March 30, 2012 
Award: $500
Eligibility: US or Canadian citizens who are between the ages of 16 and 25, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and have at least one year of postsecondary study left.
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Deadline: March 31, 2012 
Award: $2,500
Eligibility: Open to US residents who are at least 13 years of age and are currently enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution (or plan to enroll by the fall of 2018).
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A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2012 
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: Applicants must enroll at an accredited college or university located in the US.
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  • Rstpehenrrtx

    The Society of Professional Journalists link is incorrect.u00a0 Here is the correct one:u00a0

  • David Joseph

    Hi there. Thanks so much for notifying us. We’ve updated the link.