By tkrauseYou’ve probably heard the saying “April showers bring May flowers,” but did you also know that they bring free money? It’s true! There are literally thousands of scholarships with deadlines in April — and more are springing up every day. If you’re still looking for money to cover your college expenses for summer or fall semester, pluck a few of these April scholarships before they wither away. Project Yellow Light/Hunter Garner Scholarship High school juniors, seniors, and college students may compete for six scholarships offered through this video contest. The top two winners will each receive $5,000 for college. Deadline: April 1 Debt.com Scholarship High school and college students who have applied for hundreds of scholarships will want to check out this $500 award. The winner will be selected by the number of scholarship applications completed and his/her short essay. Deadline: April 1 Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship This easy essay contest is open to high school seniors and college students. One winner will receive $500. Deadline: April 1 University Language Services Photo Contest College students who also happen to be shutterbugs should check out this $500 photo contest. Deadline: April 8 Create Real Impact Contest This creative contest is open to high school and college students. A total of four $1,500 scholarships will be awarded. Deadline: April 10 General Scholarship for Higher Learning Hotel Hotline sponsors this essay contest for college students. One winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship. Deadline: April 15 Replace My Contacts Academic Scholarship College freshmen, sophomores, and juniors may apply for this $1,000 scholarship. And BTW, glasses or contacts are not required! Deadline: April 15 Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest This annual essay contest is sponsored by the Penguin Group (USA). A total of five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. High school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. Deadline: April 21 Fountainhead Essay Contest High school juniors and seniors may enter this essay contest. There are 236 cash prizes available, ranging in value from $50 to $10,000 each. Deadline: April 26 All About Education Scholarship Any legal, U.S. resident who is 13 years of age or older may apply for this scholarship. One winner will receive $3,000 for college. Deadline: April 30 Looking for more free money for college? Don’t forget to check out our free scholarship search!