Scholarship Saturday – May 9, 2020

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Below you will find many scholarships, most with general eligibility requirements. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday.

Don’t wait. Apply for these great scholarships today! And, if you missed the last Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open! You can also find scholarships on my other scholarship lists, such as scholarships with requirements based on your statemajorgrade levelethnicity, or religion. And, lastly, check out my list of scholarships with May and June deadlines.

Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, you are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

Here are 65 scholarships for Saturday,May 9, 2020.

Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 11, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals currently enrolled in a Practitioner Teacher Alternative Certificate Program approved by the Louisiana Department of Education. Individuals must be pursuing certification in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education and have completed at least half of the required Certification Program course hours.

Brent P. Poor Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: $1,000 per semester for 8 consecutive semesters
Closing Date: May 25, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolling/enrolled as a full-time college student in Louisiana or Texas. Applicant must be a child of a widow/widower who has never remarried.

#LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian high school seniors and current college students who are/will be pursuing a major in fashion or graphic design. Applicant must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Send Tips on How to Manage Stress to Help Us Create a Mental Health Guide
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Your classmates and friends could use some mental health support in 2020, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. While you’re social distancing, you could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by sending us tips on how you get through these particularly stressful times. We’ll use your advice to create New State of Mind, a first-of-its-kind mental health guide that’s for students, by students. We’ll send this guide to students and educators to make an immediate difference for young people across the country. By sharing your tips, you’ll be automatically entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This!

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

$3,000 East Scholarship: Complete One Sports-Themed Challenge to Impact COVID-19 Timing
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: In the wake of COVID-19, games and pep rallies might be cancelled, but you can still use the power of sports to build community, promote school spirit, and make a difference for those affected by COVID-19. Join the #oneteam challenge, powered by ESPN, with a new challenge every week until May 31. Complete just one (1) of the below challenges to enter for a $3,000 scholarship. The more challenges you complete, the more chances you have to win! Week 4 – Cheer on the real MVPs – your community’s essential workers – as loudly as you can by making signs of appreciation and encouragement in your team’s colors. Week 5 – Hand out personalized digital awards (like “Most Hustle” or “Most Likely To Be a Great Coach One Day”) to celebrate how each graduating senior (or other deserving teammates) stepped up, both on and off the field. Week 6 – Serve as your #oneteam dream team captain by hosting a digital “practice” (or dance party!) featuring your favorite sports drills to help your teammates work out and stay healthy during COVID-19. Last Chance – Just as sports never stop, neither will our team. Inspire your teammates to sign the #oneteam pledge to get off the bench, get in the game, and commit to continue being an impact player, on and off the field. Complete just one (1) challenge to enter for the $3,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This.

A Voice for Animals Contest
Sponsor: Humane Education Network
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students between the ages of 14 and 18 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to animals.

Achieve Atlanta Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Amount: Up to $5,000 per year (renewable for up to four years)
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who attend an Atlanta Public School and can demonstrate financial need.

AED Superstore $1,000 College Scholarship
Sponsor: AED Superstore
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

AFCCE Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college students undertaking a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university with a major in engineering or science and related to the telecommunications field.

AIAS Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue a career in any aspect of game development including but not limited to: art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, law, marketing, and business marketing.

American Indian College Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to any post-secondary (after high school) student who is an enrolled member of a U.S. Federal or state Recognized Tribe or who can prove being a descendant of an enrolled parent or grandparent. Recipients must be enrolled full-time in an accredited tribal, public or private (non-profit) institution.

Ampronix College Scholarship
Sponsor: Ampronix
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of the United States who are enrolled as an undergraduate at a college and have performed at least 20 hours of community service in the last year.

Artistic Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American high school seniors and current college students who are/will be pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.). Applicant must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Aurie J. Gosnell Scholarship
Sponsor: National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology, Inc.
Amount: Up to $1,250
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursing a license in cosmetology or barbering.

C.I.P. Scholarship
Sponsor: College is Power
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students age 17 years of age and older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicant must submit an online form and a short essay on their primary goal for going to school.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Cascajal Scholarships
Sponsor: Cascajal Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding Hispanic high school seniors of Colombian descent who live in the Houston, Texas area. Applicant must have at least a 2.0 GPA.

Christian Connector Scholarship
Sponsor: Christian Connector
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students with plans to enroll for the first time as a full-time student at a Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college within 16 months.

Cottage Inn Scholarship
Sponsor: Cottage Inn
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted into an accredited college or university in the United States who have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on how the business can stay relevant.

Crown & Caliber Scholarship
Sponsor: Crown & Caliber
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and university students who embody at least of their company’s core values (seize opportunities, cultivate relations, magnify moments, pursue excellence, and promote stewardship).

DefensiveDriving.com Scholarship
Sponsor: DefensiveDriving.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicant must share who inspired them to go to college and further their education on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college and they will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

DOH Scholarships
Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Transportation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to West Virginia residents who will be entering their junior year of college or second year of law school. Applicant must be enrolled in a Civil Engineering, General Engineering, Computer Sciences, or Accounting baccalaureate degree or Juris Doctorate degree at a state accredited college or university. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Dr. Maria Teresa Velez Scholarship
Sponsor: Las Adelitas Arizona
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Latina high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are residents of Arizona and are enrolled in an accredited Arizona college or university.

Encore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Encore Protection
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending or have been accepted to an accredited college or university. Applicant must be the victim of a drunk driving accident or the child, dependent or spouse of a victim of a drunk driving accident.

Estelle Martin Cartledge Memorial Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,300
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates who have a strong academic record and are accepted or currently enrolled in a four-year institution of higher education. Applicant must have a sustained (one year or more) involvement in humanitarian service projects. Applicant must live in the Mon Valley, Pennsylvania (Rankin, Turtle Creek, Braddock, North Braddock, Homestead, Duquesne, Monongahela, and West Mifflin). Preference will be given to students who are African American and attend Morning Star Baptist Church.

Fifth Month Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must “write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important.”

Fishing Heritage Scholarship
Sponsor: Central Coast Women for Fisheries, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to descendants of a licensed California commercial fisherman, descendants of the current spouse of a licensed California commercial fisherman, or holder of a valid California commercial fishing license or worked on a vessel licensed by the California Department of Fish and Game for at least the past five years. San Luis Obispo County qualified applicants will have priority of the available scholarship funds.

Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Sacramento
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshman from the Sacramento area who self-identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning or intersex.

Frank E. Bolden Scholarship
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a Special Education or Early Childhood teaching certificate in the state of Pennsylvania. Applicant must be attending a college or university within the 18 county Western Pennsylvania area.

From You Flowers Best Buds Scholarship
Sponsor: From You Flowers
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students who will be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in the Fall of 2020. Applicant must submit a 200 word or less poem on your BFF.

Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American high school seniors and current college students who are citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have demonstrated visionary leadership abilities through innovative means.

Heavy Metal Giveaway
Sponsor: truth | Fastweb
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to registered Fastweb members (free to sign-up) who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are between the ages of 15 and 24 years of age. Applicant must answer a question related to e-cig pods. Truth (the sponsor) wants to be the generation that ends smoking for good and cleans up the environment doing it.

Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship
Sponsor: Gift of Life Donor Program
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who reside in the eastern half of Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey or Delaware. Applicant must be an organ transplant recipient and be under the age of 25.

Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Krylon Products Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshman and sophomore students in the United States and Canada. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted and seeking a degree at a U.S. or Canadian university college or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program. Applicants must submit a portfolio of three to six images of artwork. Applicant must include a portfolio that includes three to six images of artwork on a flash drive.

Lawrence G. Foster Award for Excellence in Public Relations
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to all Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) members.

Lexli Esthetic Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Lexli
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age and who are currently enrolled in an anesthetician-specific training program at an accredited esthetic, cosmetology or beauty school.

Lily Pabilona Emerging Entrepreneur Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American high school seniors and current college students pursuing a career in entrepreneurship. Applicant must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

LM Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Leavitt Machinery
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in a degree program (two years in length or greater) by September. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to safety procedures and how they can prevent an injury.

Military Spouse Scholarships & Caregiver Scholarships
Sponsor: Hope For The Warriors
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to post-9/11 spouses and caregivers who are undergraduate or graduate degree students. In addition to the general scholarships, there scholarships open specifically to those pursuing entry-level classes or training, spouses of the fallen, and MSW students.

Model A Youth Restoration Award
Sponsor: Model A Ford Club of America, Inc.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Award is open to individuals between 12 and 22 years of age who own or possess a Model A or AA Ford and are restoring his or her Model A.

Moses and Rooth Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming 1L or currently enrolled law students who will be enrolled during the Fall 2020 academic semester. Applicant must submit an essay on what they intend to do with their law degree and how society with benefit.

Mother’s Day Scholarship
Sponsor: MoneySolver
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to student who are at least 18 years of age and are currently, have been, or will be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must write their mom a Mother’s Day card telling her exactly how they feel.

NAJA Scholarship
Sponsor: Native American Journalists Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students pursuing journalism degrees at a higher learning institution. Applicant must be a college junior or senior, or graduate student at an accredited university in the United States.

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicant must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field.

National Ranger Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: National Ranger Memorial Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are qualified Rangers of all eras or a dependent.

Nitro Scholarship
Sponsor: Nitro
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are enrolled in an accredited college or university located in the United States at the time of awarding the prize. Applicant must complete a scholarship survey, and answer three short-answer questions.

PFund Scholarships
Sponsor: PFund Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who identify as LGBTQI and allies who are strongly invested in LGBTQI communities and who live or attend scholastic programs in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. While applicants do not need to fit the following preferences, the selection committee will look more closely at applicants who fit one or more of the following attributes: indigenous, Black, People of Color; undocumented, first generation, immigrants, and new Americans; Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming people, and LBGTQIA individuals from North Dakota or South Dakota.

PRSA Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are public relations students. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Ratner Companies Passion and Purpose Cosmetology Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,125
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to new and current cosmetology students who have not completed more than fifty percent (50%) of their coursework.

Rentacomputer Cares Scholarship
Sponsor: Rentacomputer.com
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a marketing video for Rentacomputer.com

Robert J. Trace Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Pennsylvania
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 15 to 18 years of age who reside within the state of Pennsylvania. Applicant must be a child or grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire, decease Pennsylvania Legionnaire, or a child of a Pennsylvania soldier who was killed as a result of the war on terrorism.

Sallie Mae Monthly Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside and who are students, parents, guidance counselors, or financial aid officers at the time of entry. Applicant must complete an online registration form.

Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarship Detective
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current students who are permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must fill out a short online application and share in 140 characters or less how they will use the scholarship.

School Survey Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Sweepstakes is open to current high school students, high school alumni who graduated within the last four years, and the parents of those students or alumni. Individual must take a survey on a United States high school.

Scooters ‘N Chairs Scholarship
Sponsor: Scooters ‘N Chairs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently registered at an officially accredited university or college. Applicant must submit an essay on an experience over the past semester that required their use of strength and perseverance to overcome.

Seasons in Malibu Scholarship
Sponsor: Seasons in Malibu
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who want to become a mental health professional. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to mental health.

Servicemaster By Glenn’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Servicemaster By Glenn
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students with plans to attend a Florida trade school or university. Applicant must submit a video or infographic on disaster preparation.

Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Sheep Industry Association
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students involved in sheep and/or wool research in such areas as animal science, agriculture economics or veterinary medicine.

SILA Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are majoring in Business Administration, Education, Finance or Accounting, Insurance Studies, Marketing, or Mathematics. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Text Free for Tita Bi-Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Patterson Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas full-time students, entering or attending an accredited university or law school in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a video, short writing (three paragraphs or less) or poem, or photo or graphic on a subject related to reduce the number of truck accidents due to distracted driving in Texas.

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship
Sponsor: SuperCollege.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors, college students, graduate school students and returning adult students who will enroll in a college or university. Applicant must fill out a short form.

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships
Sponsor: Positive Coaching Alliance
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors (Class of 2021) who reside anywhere in the United States and play for a high school team or club sport.

Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Crimal Defense Attorneys, LLC Scholarship
Sponsor: Worgul, Sarna & Ness
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to drinking and driving.

Note: Please use my scholarship lists as just one of the resources you use to look for scholarships. Here are 16 places to look for scholarships.

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