Fortunately, 2021 is starting to feel a little different…finally. With three vaccines on the market and the number of Americans fully vaccinated against Coronavirus increasing every day, we’re inching our way back to normal.
how is it already March again tomorrow?? pic.twitter.com/akV6rrJ0lg— Netflix (@netflix) February 28, 2021
March Madness Bounces BackIn October 2020, the NBA successfully finished out its season, quarantining as teams in hotels at Walt Disney World and only leaving to play games and practice. The March Madness tournament will seek to do the same, playing the entire tournament in and around Indianapolis, Indiana.
Scholarships to Celebrate March MadnessWhether you’re an aspiring college athlete, a huge basketball fan, or completely indifferent toward sports, you can still celebrate March Madness and athletics through scholarship opportunities. Here are scholarships you can apply for now: $2,500 March Madness Scholarship Contest
Deadline: March 31, 2021 Award Amount: $2,500 Finances are a huge part of the college experience—and often the most stressful. But that’s why CollegeXpress is here to help! Register on CollegeXpress this month and tell us: What is your favorite college mascot? Not only could you win our monthly scholarship, but we’ll also help you get the answers you need. Scholarship open for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors & seniors only. Learn more about the $2,500 March Madness Scholarship Contest. Also, if you’re clueless about college mascots, check out our picks for the best college mascots on TikTok. Miss Jamey Elizabeth Collins JV Cheerleading Award Deadline: Varies Award Amount: Varies The Miss Jamey Elizabeth Collins JV Cheerleading Award is available to students at the University of South Carolina. You must be a Junior Varsity Cheerleader to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the Miss Jamey Elizabeth Collins JV Cheerleading Award. Snowboard Scholarship – Sierra Nevada Scholarship Deadline: Varies Award Amount: Varies The Snowboard Scholarship is available to students at Sierra Nevada College. You must be a member of the SNC Ski/Snowboard Team to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the Snowboard Scholarship – Sierra Nevada Scholarship. Johnny Garneau “Golden Spike” Volleyball Scholarship Deadline: Varies Award Amount: Varies The Johnny Garneau "Golden Spike" Volleyball Scholarship is available to female incoming freshmen at Clarion University who are members of the volleyball team. You must meet the NCAA eligibility requirements to be thought of for this award. Preference will be given to business majors with a minimum 3.2 high school GPA. You will be automatically considered for the award if you meet the student-athlete criteria. Learn more about the Johnny Garneau “Golden Spike” Volleyball Scholarship. Paul Spector Memorial Scholarship Deadline: Varies Award Amount: Varies The Paul Spector Memorial Scholarship is available to student-athletes at the University of South Carolina. You must demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award. Learn more about Paul Spector Memorial Scholarship. March Madness Scholars This isn’t an opportunity to win a scholarship, it’s your chance to pay it forward and give a scholarship. March Madness Scholars provides $5,000 in scholarships for the Be A Leader Foundation. Participants can either pay to fill out a bracket or donate directly to the scholarship fund. Four scholarship winners will be selected from the Be A Leader Foundation. For more information, visit Be a Leader Foundation. To find more sports and athletics scholarships as well as financial aid, check out our guide for student athletes. March Madness may also be a great time to scope out colleges if you’re just beginning the college search. As you watch teams play and learn more about the institutions through tournament coverage, be sure to check out Fastweb’s College Search feature to learn more about the schools and see what institutional scholarships are available.