Scholarship Saturday – May 1, 2021

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 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 50 scholarships for Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Paula M. Rivard Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: May 3, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to single Rhode Island women who are pursuing undergraduate higher education or job training beyond high school.

Texts=Wrecks Scholarship
Sponsor: GibsonSingleton PLLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit a short introduction and an essay on their good choices like choosing not to drive distracted or choosing not to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Against the Current Scholarship
Sponsor: JD Law
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 5, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate college students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, hold permanent residency, or be a DACA recipient. Applicant must submit an essay on a time they fought for something they believed was right even when others ignored the issue or advised them to move on.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 6, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens, national and lawful permanent residents who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a professional nursing degree program at an accredited school of nursing located in the United States.

#RAREis Scholarship
Sponsor: EverLife Foundation for Rare Diseases
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to anyone over the age of 17 who are residents of the United States and have been diagnosed by a physician as having any form of a rare disease regardless of treatment status. Applicant must plan to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical/trade school for the upcoming academic year.

DMI Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB)
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize diary. Majors can include communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag education.

Stop the Bleed Scholarship
Sponsor: Stop the Bleed
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: May 8, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to “Stop the Bleed.”

ICTM Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 9, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in an accredited university or college in Illinois during Spring 2021 with a graduation during May 2021 or later. Applicant must be a mathematics education major, or mathematics major with an education minor, or an education major with an official mathematics emphasis.

Alberta C. Kaufman Scholarship
Sponsor: Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Kentucky and Indiana residents who are graduating high school seniors or current college students. Applicant must submit a short introduction and an essay on someone who has been influential to the them.

CEA Scholarships
Sponsor: CEA Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 10, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have applied to a CEA Study Abroad Program for the Fall semester.

NEWH | Sunshine Chapter
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Sunshine Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 10, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in Florida (Central – Northern) or Mississippi. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

Alpha Gamma Boule Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Alpha Gamma Boule Foundation | UNCF
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American men who are graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students and residents of Alameda County in California

Challenge Accepted! Scholarship
Sponsor: Aghabegian & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are U.S. Citizens, hold permanent residency or DACA status. Applicant must submit a personal essay on a time they tested themselves against overwhelming odds.

Jack and Jill – Jacqueline Moore Boweles Scholarship
Sponsor: Jack and Jill of America
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American rising college sophomores, juniors, and seniors majoring in Communications and have completed 60 hours of community service during the current academic year.

Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jack & Jill of America Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American students who are graduating high school seniors. Applicant must become and maintain full-time status at an accredited, four-year post secondary institution beginning in the fall of 2021 and be working towards a bachelor’s degree.

New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship
Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to doctoral students accepted or enrolled in a research doctoral program who will pursue a teacher-investigator career in the academic environment, university/college level.

Reckitt Scholars
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 12, 2021
Description: Scholars program is open to rising sophomores who are interested n pursuing a career in the healthcare, public health, nutrition, and other healthcare-relate STEM fields.

All-Star College Scholarship
Sponsor: UMPS Care Charities
Amount: Up to $5,000 every semester (for a four-year institution)
Closing Date: May 14, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshmen under the age of 20 who have been adopted at or after the age of thirteen.

Brower Youth Awards for Environmental Leadership
Sponsor: Earth Island Institute
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 14, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to environmental change leaders ages 13 to 22 (as of May 14, 2021) living in North America (including Mexico, Canada, and some Caribbean Islands) and U.S. Territories.

Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: May 14, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate women who have attained the Girl Scout Silver or Gold Award. Applicant must be planning on studying abroad or studying a foreign language.

ESA Scholarships for Children of First Responders
Sponsor: Electronic Security Association (ESA)
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: May 14, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have a father, mother, or natural guardian who is a first responder. Students in Connecticut must apply by April 30; students in Nevada must apply by May 7. All other students must apply by May 14.

HEA Scholarships
Sponsor: Hawaii Education Association
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 14, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college students who are HEA members, children of HEA members, or grandchildren or legally adopted grandchildren of HEA members.

Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition
Sponsor: National LGBT Bar Association
Amount: $750
Closing Date: May 14, 2021
Description: Competition is open to students enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Applicant must submit an essay on a legal issue affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or intersex community.

Mountain America Scholarship
Sponsor: Mountain America Credit Union
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 14, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students who are Mountain American Credit Union members or family of members. In addition to the general scholarship, there are specific scholarships for community service and Business/Communications majors.

Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship program is open to low-income high school students to enroll in college courses from Nebraska college or universities, either through dual-enrollment or early enrollment agreements with the institutions. Deadline is for Spring term classes.

Aging Matters Scholarship
Sponsor: SeniorCare.com
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshman and current college students who will be enrolled during the upcoming Fall semester/quarter. Applicant must be caring for an aging loved one, working within the senior community, or intending to pursue a career that will have an impact on the elder population.

APW-ABA Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: American Postal Workers Accident Benefit Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are the sons, daughters or legal wards of a member of the American Postal Workers Accident Benefit Association.

ATCA Scholarships
Sponsor: Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to air traffic control and aviation science students. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to female students. There is also a scholarship open to children of air traffic control specialists -open to all majors.

College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Ronald D. Weiss, P.C. Attorney at Law
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a college or university or planning to enroll as a freshman for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to bankruptcy.

Cory L. Richards Memorial Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Guttmacher Institute
Amount: $15,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students entering or currently enrolled in a full-time graduate study program who are pursuing a Masters degree in Public Policy or Public Health. Applicant must be pursing a career in advancing public policy related to sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Francis Maria Scholarship
Sponsor: Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Antiochian Orthodox Christian students who are in their first three years of undergraduate college studies in the fall following their application. Applicant must submit an application and a short autobiographical essay.

Fresh Start Scholarship
Sponsor: Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to females who are residents of Delaware or are currently employed in Delaware for at least the past 12 months. Applicant must be at least 20 years of age, taken at least a two year break in education, and is admitted to an accredited Delaware college in a two-year or four-year degree program at the undergraduate level.

Helen & Vernon Crawford Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to adults in Georgia who have completed a literacy program and wish to pursue post-secondary education.

Make Sense Foundation Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: The Make Sense Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to females living in the United States who are preparing to enter college in the fall. Applicant must submit a completed application, personal essay, and two references.

Mission Creek Orthodontics Scholarship
Sponsor: Mission Creek Orthodontics
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending an undergraduate college or university no later than December of 2021. Applicant must be a resident of Kelowna, West Kelowna, Merritt, Penticton, Lake Country, Oliver, Summerland, Preachland, or Kaleden in British Columbia, Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a toy.

National Presbyterian College Scholarship
Sponsor: Presbyterian Mission Agency
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members entering college in fall 2021 at a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) related college or university.

Postgraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are pursuing advanced degrees in Accounting.

Review It Scholarship
Sponsor: Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending college or university no later than September of 2021. Applicant must write a review of their favorite movie.

Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to students who will be undergraduate or graduate students studying Business by the Fall of 2021.

Trotter Project Scholarships
Sponsor: The Trotter Project
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must be studying Culinary Arts, Baking/Pastry, or Hospitality.

NPG Essay Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Negative Population Growth (NPG)
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicant must write a letter to President Biden that highlights why overpopulation must be part of his administration’s discussions concerning our environment, including efforts to curb climate change.

Foundation for College Christian Leaders
Sponsor: The Foundation for College Christian Leaders
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate Christian students attending college in California, Oregon, or Washington. Applicant must have a Christian testimony and verifiable Christian leadership.

Hsiao Memorial Social Sciences Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students attending a U.S. based college or university in 2021-2022 with preference given to research/study topics that benefit those in social/economic need, especially Asian and Asian American communities. Preference for Asian heritage, but it is not required.

Lighting the Pathway to Faculty Careers for Natives in STEM
Sponsor: American Indian Science And Engineering Society
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars in a field within Biological Sciences, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Geosciences, Computer and Information Science and Engineering, STEM Education or Engineering. Applicant must be a current member of AISES, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and have an interest in becoming a faculty member at a college, university, or tribal college.

Northern Ohio Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF Northern Ohio Inter-Alumni Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and HBCU-enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are permanent residents of northern Ohio with at least a 2.5 GPA.

NANOG Scholarship Program
Sponsor: North American Network Operators Group (NANOG)
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 18, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in one of the following fields of study: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electric Engineering, Network Engineering or Telecommunications. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Win With Wynn Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,106
Closing Date: May 18, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American graduating high school seniors from Pinellas County, Florida.

Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $3,600
Closing Date: May 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are pursing a degree in an Art, Art History and other eligible majors.

Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students who demonstrate academic achievement and promise in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In addition to the general scholarship, there are scholarships open to minority students and international students studying in the U.S.

The Network BICP – Lewis Latimer Scholarship
Sponsor: NETwork BICP | UNCF
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American undergraduate students enrolled in the targeted STEM fields at any accredited four-year college or university during the current academic year.

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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