Scholarships for Current College Students

Just because you have started college already doesn’t mean you can’t continue to search for outside scholarships. 

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$1,000 May Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
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.

AAU Karate Scholarships
Sponsor: Amateur Athletic Union of the United States
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have participate in AAU Karate for a minimum of four years. Student must be a graduating high school senior who will be attending an accredited college or university in the fall or a current undergraduate student.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are 18-35 and have lost a parent or guardian to cancer. An exception will be made if you are 17 years of age and entering college in the fall of 2022.

MGFPA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Maine Grocers and Food Producers Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are residents of the state of Maine and are either children of employees of companies which are MGFPA members or part-time student employees of companies of companies which are MGFPA members.

NCCF Survivor Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are 18-35 and are cancer survivors or current patients. An exception will be made if you are 17 years of age and entering college in the fall of 2022.

B. Davis Scholarship
Sponsor: Student Award Search Aid
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 21, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to leadership.

Brent P. Poor Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: $1,000 per semester for 8 consecutive semesters
Closing Date: May 25, 2022
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.

IHLA Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 25, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are/will be studying hospitality. Applicant must also be a permanent resident of Illinois and a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident for at least 12 months at the time of application.

Ben’s Original Seat at the Table Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Mars Food’s
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: May 26, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to underrepresented individuals pursuing a bachelor’s or associate degree in the fields of food science and the culinary arts.

Ruth Mullen Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Editorial Freelancers Association | UNCF
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 26, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) who are in a degree program leading to employment in the publishing or communications industry.

Spotify X PLUS1 for Black Creatives Fund Frequency Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Spotify | UNCF
Amount: Up to $6,250
Closing Date: May 26, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Black/African American rising college juniors who have a declared major in music (e.g. music, music engineering, music therapy, music business, etc.)

Castle Lanterra Properties Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Castle Lanterra Properties
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, graduate and current undergraduate and graduate students who are active residents or dependent children of active residents in good standing at a Castle Lanterra Property (located in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Virginia).

Family Fellowship
Sponsor: Together We Rise + Fund II Foundation
Amount: Up to $90,000
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have been in foster care while living in the United States. Applicant must have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship from foster care after their 13th birthday OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday.

Louise Tumarkin Zazove Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Louise Tumarkin Zazove Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students with a significant bilateral hearing loss (at least a 50 dB unaided hearing loss in both ears). Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

NEWH | Washington DC Metropolitan Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | Washington DC Metropolitan Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 13, 2022extended to May 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or Washington, DC. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Out to Protect Scholarship
Sponsor: Out to Protect
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a basic law enforcement training program in the United States who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgender.

Irene Adler Prize
Sponsor: Lucas Aykroyd
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship prize is open to women commencing or continuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or Ph.D. degree in journalism, creative writing, or literature at a recognized post-secondary institution in the United States or Canada in 2022-2023.

Lamey Wellehan Maine Difference Scholarship
Sponsor: Lamey-Wellehan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Maine high school seniors who will graduate in the spring and who will enter a Maine college in the fall OR a graduate of a Maine high school in one of the four years preceding the current year who will be enrolled in a Maine college in the fall. Applicant studies should be on the ecology and economics of Maine.

PFLAG Detroit Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Detroit
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Detroit area who have shown a commitment to the GLBT community.

Roberta M. Wilson Scholarship
Sponsor: Urban Native Education Alliance
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students at the University of Washington, Western Washington University, and Sinte Gieska University (South Dakota). Applicant must have service/volunteerism in their respective Native communities, leadership, and participation in extracurricular school and/or community activities.

Trey Porter Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Trey Porter Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students attending Canadian and American college and universities. Applicant must submit an essay on how they plan to make their community a better place after graduation.

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