Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Many scholarships have age limits, leaving non-traditional college students (over 25 years of age) out of luck. However, there are still many scholarships out there that have no age requirements, or are specifically open to non-traditional college students.

$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.

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.

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.

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).

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.)

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.

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.

1Dental Scholarship
Sponsor: 1Dental.com
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college students. Applicant must submit a short online survey.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 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.

AAIA Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of American Indian Affairs
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled members within their respective tribe from continental U.S. tribes or Alaska Native. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Adults with Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: Autism Delaware
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 29, 2022extended to May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Delaware resident students with autism spectrum disorder who have completed high school or earned a GED and possess the capacity to complete a post-secondary program. Applicant must have been accepted into a post-secondary program.

AFCCE Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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, 2022
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.

AISES 3M Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | 3M
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate students for the 2022-2023 academic year who will be studying any STEM degree.

AISES A. T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who are Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Mathematics, Medical Science, Physical Sciences, Technology, Science, Engineering, or Natural Resources.

AISES Aristocrat-VGT Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | VGT
Amount: UP to $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate and graduate students who are studying in a field related to casino gaming (software development, technology, supply chain, etc.)

AISES Chevron Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Chevron
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Computer Science or IT, Earth Science, Engineering, Health Environment and Safety, or Naval Architecture.

AISES Intel Growing The Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Intel
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.

American Atheists Scholarships
Sponsor: American Atheists
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students in the United States who have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant does not need to be U.S. citizen, but must attend a U.S. based institution. Applicant must demonstrate atheist activism in their communities and schools. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to a member of the LGBT community.

C.I.P. Scholarship
Sponsor: College is Power
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in high school and college students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must explain in 250 words or less why they believe they should be awarded the scholarship.

Encore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Encore Protection
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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.

Fishing Heritage Scholarship
Sponsor: Central Coast Women for Fisheries, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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.

Foundation for College Christian Leaders
Sponsor: The Foundation for College Christian Leaders
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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.

HFA Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: Hemophilia Federation of America
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to students with a bleeding disorder or closely related to someone with a bleeding disorder (parent/sibling/child) and seeking a post-secondary education from a college, university or trade school. Most scholarships are open to students of all majors, but there is one scholarship open to students pursing a degree in the medical/healthcare services field.

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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.

Nitro Scholarship
Sponsor: Nitro
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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.

Sallie Mae Monthly Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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.

SkillPointe Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: SkillPointe Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must be pursuing non-credit courses at an approved community college, technical college, or other training institution.

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship
Sponsor: SuperCollege.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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.

3PL Central Supply Chain Scholarship
Sponsor: EPL Central
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still left to complete. Applicant must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, or Operations Management.

180 Medical Scholarship Program
Sponsor: 180 Medical
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full-time in the fall. Applicant must be under a physician’s care for a spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or ostomy.

Association of the United States Army Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of the United States Army
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to enlisted soldiers currently serving in the active Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard of any rank OR honorably discharged enlisted soldiers from any component of the total Army. Applicant must have acceptance at an accredited college or university. There are multiple scholarships – see website for details.

Elmhurst Garden Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Elmhurst Garden Club
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2022extended to June 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Illinois residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in Horticulture, Environmental Studies, Biology, Botany and/or other related sciences.

Ron Howell Caregiver College Scholarship
Sponsor: 180Medical
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who are the primary unpaid caregiver for a family member or loved one with a chronic disability or medical condition requiring consistent in-home care.

Shining Stars Scholarship
Sponsor: Ascent Student Loans
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 2, 2022
Description: Sweepstakes is open to students who are enrolled in a degree program and are legal residents of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must fill out a short form, including answering a few questions about loans.

MRCA Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 4, 2022extended to June 6, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who have proof of being associated with an active MRCA member company.

API Scholarship
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: June 10, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Cancer Survivors Scholarship
Sponsor: Chalik & Chalik
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to accepted and current college and graduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a deserving student who not only survived a devasting illness, but now demonstrates a commitment to helping others diagnosed with cancer or another serious illness.

Financial Education PSA Scholarship
Sponsor: High Rise Financial
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students in the United States. Applicant must create a PSA on a given topic related to financial literacy.

NEWH | Rocky Mountain Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH Rocky Mountain
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students attending an accredited college in Colorado, Wyoming, or Nebraska. Applicant must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Stand Up to Distracted Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Kanoski Bresney
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who will be attending college through the fall. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Survivor of a Car Accident Scholarship
Sponsor: Bader Scott Injury Lawyers
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have survived a car accident. Applicant must have a passion for law.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Morelli Law Firm
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students with at least a 3.0 GPA who are traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors.

Veterans & Military Family Scholarship
Sponsor: George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to accepted or currently enrolled college students who are currently serving in the military, honorably discharged, or have an active duty or retired military spouse or parent.

Latinos United for College Education Scholarships
Sponsor: Latinos United for College Education Scholarships, Inc.
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 17, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding Latino high school students in their senior year, college students or adult returning students who have completed their GED-HSED and who have shown previous involvement in volunteer/leadership or community activities. Applicant must be currently living in south-central Wisconsin.

1800CPAP Scholarship
Sponsor: 1800CPAP
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 19, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to health workers.

Future Lawyers of America Scholarship
Sponsor: Bader Scott Injury Lawyers
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 21, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college and law school students who have a passion for the law. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a mentor OR one specific reform of the criminal justice system they support.

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