Don’t Miss these Scholarships: Deadlines Coming in Feb and March 2019

These scholarship deadlines are coming up. Most of these scholarships were mentioned in handouts and workshops earlier this semester. The Xtreme Spring Break Scholarship was mentioned in class, and the link to the application is provided.

Go to previous blog entries to find the descriptions or click on the link to learn more.

There are more scholarships to be found if you go explore past blog entries for 2019.

For TSU students only

$2,000 Bryan A. Collins Scholarship, D: Feb. 15, 2019

2019 Xtreme Spring Break Scholarship, D: Feb 25, 2019

 Requirements are

  • Current full time undergraduate student for the Spring 2019 semester
  • A minimum TSU 3.0 cumulative GPA as of Fall 2018
  • The XSB course must be a part of the major curriculum plan
  • More requirements can be found at the link above

College Students and High School

 $25,000, $10,000 and $5,000 Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship, D: Feb 21, 2019

 Ages 16-24

Applicants must be located in and be a legal resident of the 50 United States or D.C., which means lawful permanent residents are also eligible

Create a 2 minute or less video about your passion

$3,500 College and $5,000 High School—Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest, D: Feb. 28, 2019

Selected from website:

“Your story will inspire the future. Tell us about an African-American who inspired you and you could earn a $5,000 or $3,500 college scholarship in celebration of Black History Month and those who have inspired the next generation to make history.


Choose the African-American you want to write about. It could be someone famous, a relative or a person you know. Just make sure the individual inspires and motivates you. For guidance, review the “How to Enter” instructions and the “Contest Judging Criteria” in sections 4 and 5 of the Official Rules, and be sure your essay is 500 words or less.”

$5,000 a year (total: up to $20,000) Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship, D: Mar. 15, 2019

Selected criteria from website:

“Scholarships up to $20,000 over four years will be awarded to full-time students who have been accepted to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent (culinary school, for example). Applicants can be current high school seniors entering college in the fall or students currently attending a college or university.

Scholarship Application Requirements:

  • Acceptance to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent
  • Low income household
  • G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher
  • Involvement in an extra-curricular activity or work
  • Completion of full application including a completed Student Aid Report from the FAFSA or the CSS Profile

Submit application by the March 15th deadline”

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT) Scholarship Program, D: Mar. 15, 2019

More than 100 different scholarships administered by the CFMT

Other Community Foundation Scholarships

Not from the Middle Tennessee.

Then, use this Community Foundation Locator at the link above to find a community foundation close to your permanent residence and see what scholarships may be available.

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