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Scholarships with April Deadlines

Scholarships include Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship, Pretty Lightroom Presets Scholarship, We The Students Essay Contest, Signet Essay Contest, Ortho Dermatologics ASPIRE HIGHER Scholarship, Kim Beneschott Creative Arts Scholarship, Crossword Hobbyist Crossword Scholarship, and RentHop's College and University Scholarship Program.

Ready for another round of college scholarships? We pulled together eight different scholarship opportunities with deadlines in April, and the qualifications and requirements are thought-provoking and diverse. Write an essay, create a crossword puzzle, or produce a photo-editing tutorial to apply for these spring 2020 scholarships. Prizes top out at $10,000. Find all the details on these April scholarships below.

Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship


For the career and technical students

How to Apply: Complete the online application

Eligibility: Open to U.S. citizens under 30 years of age who have overcome adversity and will be enrolled in a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary U.S. institution in Fall 2020 and who are eligible for a Federal Pell Grant

Prize: Over 1,000 scholarships at up to $2,500 each

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Website: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/64839-Horatio-Alger-Association

Pretty Lightroom Presets Scholarship


For the photographers

How to Apply: Create an essay style Adobe Lightroom tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words, including screenshots and photos, covering one of four topics related to lightrooms

Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and current college students

Prize: $500

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Website: https://www.lightroompresets.com/pages/pretty-lightroom-presets-scholarship-program

We The Students Essay Contest


To reflect on civil discourse

How to Apply: Submit an essay between 500 and 800 words that includes your definition of civil discourse and describe instances of when it works and when it doesn't

Eligibility: Open to all U.S. legal residents ages 14-19 who attend school (or are homeschooled) in the U.S. and in grades 8-12

Prize: $7,500 and a scholarship to Constitutional Academy; runners-up will receive prizes of $1,500 or $500

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Website: https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/

Signet Essay Contest


Highlighting Wuthering Heights

How to Apply: Submit an essay on one of five topics related to the novel, Wuthering Heights

Eligibility: Open to high school juniors and seniors attending school (or homeschooled) in the U.S.

Prize: $1,000 and a Signet Classics library for their school to five students

Deadline: April 22, 2020

Website: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/signet-essay-contest/

Ortho Dermatologics ASPIRE HIGHER Scholarship


For anyone with a dermatologic condition

How to Apply: Submit an essay about the effect of a diagnosed dermatologic condition on your life and the role your medical provider has played in treating it. Also submit two letters of recommendation, an activity list, and a Medical Statement Form

Eligibility: Open to U.S. citizens who will be attending a two or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school in the 2020-21 academic year and who have had personal experience with using a prescription medication for a dermatologic condition

Prize: Up to $10,000 to three students in each category: undergraduates, graduates, and students who are mothers

Deadline: April 27, 2020

Website: https://www.aspirehigherscholarships.com/

Kim Beneschott Creative Arts Scholarship


Calling all artists

How to Apply: Submit an essay 500-1,000 words describing how you plan to make a positive impact on the world using your art. Links to your creative work are encouraged

Eligibility: Open to all students pursuing a creative arts degree

Prize: $1,000

Deadline: April 28, 2020

Website: https://bold.org/scholarships/kim-beneschott-creative-arts-scholarship/

Crossword Hobbyist Crossword Scholarship


For the puzzle lovers

How to Apply: Create a 15×15 newspaper-style crossword puzzle on any topic you're passionate about and submit the online application

Eligibility: Open to students who will be enrolled in an undergraduate program for the Fall 2020 semester

Prize: $1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2020

Website: https://blog.crosswordhobbyist.com/crossword-hobbyist-crossword-scholarship/

RentHop's College and University Scholarship Program


To reflect on your future ambitions

How to Apply: Submit an essay of 500 words or less describing the most significant changes that will affect college graduates in the next five years and how they relate to your own ambitions

Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students working towards a bachelor's or associate degree

Prize: $1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2020

Website: https://www.renthop.com/college_scholarship







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