With the costs of college on the rise, finding the best scholarships to pay for college is more important than ever. But, it can be hard to know what to focus on in your scholarship search and how to secure those much-needed funds. Between finding scholarships to apply for, putting your best foot forward by writing a winning scholarship application, learning how to make your scholarship application stand out, and staying on top of deadlines… you have a lot on your plate!

Keeping track of deadlines is one of the most important things to consider in your scholarship search. If you miss a deadline, you could end up leaving money on the table. That’s why we put together this list of 5 scholarships to apply to this month. Let’s dive into some great scholarships to apply to right now.

Top 5 Scholarships Due in March 2024

Here are some scholarships that are due soon that students should apply to right now, including 5 scholarships to apply to in March 2024.

Aysen Tunca Memorial Scholarship

The Aysen Tunca Memorial Scholarship offers a $2,500 award to one student. As per their website, this scholarship will be “[a]warded to a female undergraduate student majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) field, excelling in her studies, and demonstrating significant potential.” Preference will be given to applicants coming from disadvantaged backgrounds, including those who have faced economic hardships, overcame significant obstacles, or are first generation college students.

The deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2024.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

The Horatio Alger Association Scholarship offers 600+ scholarships up to $25,000 each. As per their website, this scholarship is “[f]or high school juniors with financial need.”

The deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2024.

Hatfield Foundation Scholarship

The Hatfield Foundation Scholarship offers $5,000 scholarships to students, along with support, mentoring, and educational resources. As per their website, candidates must:

  • “Be on track to complete high school in the current academic year
  • Be on track to attend an accredited, 4-year university in the fall
  • Have neither parent hold a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Hold a 2.5 GPA or higher in high school
  • Have attended at least 1 college readiness program during high school
  • Have taken the SAT or ACT
  • Have a demonstrated need for financial aid”
Hatfield Foundation Scholarship

The deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2024.

“Unboxing Your Life” Video Scholarship By Sttark

The “Unboxing Your Life” Video Scholarship By Sttark offers one $4,000 scholarship to one U.S. high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student. As per their website, this scholarship is for students “who [are] willing to open up and unbox their life in a creative 5-minute video.”

Sttark "Unboxing Your Life" Video Scholarship

The deadline for this scholarship is March 31, 2024.

Student Research Group Scholarship

The Student Research Group Scholarship awards a $10,000 scholarship to one student. This scholarship opportunity is open to all U.S. high school students, and there’s no GPA requirement.

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 31, 2024.

Looking for more scholarship opportunities for students?

There are so many great places to look for scholarship opportunities. Here are some steps we recommend students take in order to find more scholarship opportunities:

  • Bookmark this blog post: We update this blog post monthly so you’ll always have 5 open scholarships to apply to.
  • Try the Scholarship Finder search tool on StudyLab: This tool provides direct links and easy instructions to guide you through the scholarship application process. And if you join the notification list, you’ll never miss a scholarship opportunity.
  • Talk to your guidance counselor: Your high school guidance counselor likely knows about local scholarship opportunities that you’d qualify for.
  • Follow StudyLab on social media: Every month, the StudyLab accounts share scholarships to apply to on Instagram, TikTok, and LinkedIn accounts.
  • Apply for the Student Research Group Scholarship: Apply for this lesser-known scholarship, worth $10,000.