Scholarships from $250 to $5,000; Deadlines in March and April 2017, open to college students and high school students


$10,000 Create A Greeting Card Contest, D: Mar 2, 2017

From webpage: “We formally invite you to enter our 10th Annual Create-A-Greeting Card $10,000 contest. Design a greeting card for the opportunity to win yourself a $10,000 scholarship and $1,000 for your school. Plus, your winning entry will be made into a bona fide greeting card by The Gallery Collection.”


“Leading the Future II” Scholarship, D: Mar 1, 2017, Scholarship amount varies

Selected from webpage: “The “Leading the Future II” Scholarship is designed to elevate students’ consciousness about their future and their role in helping others once they receive a college degree and become established in a community.


  • All applicants must be US residents.
  • Applicants must be high school seniors or college students and planning to attend or already attending an accredited undergraduate institution.

About the Scholarship

One to three scholarships will be awarded. The scholarship amounts vary.

Scholarship Requirements

Scholarships are awarded to individuals based on the following:

  • Essay
  • Application
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Achievements
  • Community responsibility
  • Leadership potential
  • Deadlines

All applications must be postmarked by March 1.”


Project Yellow Light Scholarship/Hunter Garner Scholarship, Two deadlines: March 1 and April 1, 2017; Various amounts: $1,000, $2,000, and $5,000


Project Yellow Light is a scholarship competition designed to bring about change.

As an applicant you have one clear mission: create a video or billboard to encourage your friends to avoid distracted driving, specifically, texting while driving.

Billboard, Due Date: March 1, 2017

High School & College Prizes

1ST: $2,000

Video, Due Date: April 1, 2017

High School & College Prizes

1ST: $5,000 2ND: $2,000 3RD: $1,000

Radio, Due Date: April 1, 2017

High School & College Prizes

1ST: $2,000

NOTE TO WHERE I GOT THIS SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION: I found these scholarships in Marianne Ragins’s book, WINNING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLLEGE, FOURTH edition: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE. ISBN #978-0-8050-9947-8

Marianne Ragins won more than $400,000 in scholarship money, and she has written a comprehensive book.

I have checked this book out multiple times from the Nashville Public Library.

I recently purchased a used copy off of for about $4.98.


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