May Scholarships

Youth Free Expression Film Contest: Truth to Power
Sponsor: National Coalition Against Censorship
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2021extended to June 1, 2021
Description: Contest is open to individuals living in the U.S. or its territories (but need not be citizens) who will be age 19 or younger on the day the film is submitted. Contestant must create a one-minute video using film, animation, photographs, music, or anything else to show the importance of expressing oneself and one’s gender identify through personal appearance.

Kay Longcope Scholarship Award
Sponsor: National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association (NLGJA)
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2021extended to June 3, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to LGBT individuals of color planning to pursue a career in journalism and are able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to the profession.

Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship Award
Sponsor: National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association (NLGJA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2021extended to June 3, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to current or incoming undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in an accredited journalism or mass communications field. Applicant must also demonstrate an awareness of the issues facing the LGBT community and the importance of fair and accurate news coverage.

TMCF | McDonald’s Black and Positively Golden Scholarships
Sponsor: TMCF | McDonalds
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2021extended June 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are/will be attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) or Predominantly Black Institution (PBI). Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be able to demonstrate leadership abilities.

Reckitt Scholars
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 12, 2021extended to June 15, 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.

J.P. Morgan Chase Wealth Management HBCU Scholarship
Sponsor: JPMorgan Chase | UNCF
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 26, 2021extended to June 24, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American/Black rising sophomores at select HBCUs (see website for details). Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Interfaith Youth Core Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 28, 2021extended to July 5, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a HACU member institution in the United States or Puerto Rico. Applicant must have at least 2.0 GPA and must select one of the playlists within the We are Each Other’s curriculum and complete it prior to applying for the scholarship.

Oracle Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Oracle
Amount: $2,125
Closing Date: May 28, 2021 extended to July 5, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students who are attending a two-year or four-year HACU member institution with at least a 3.0 GPA.

United Talent Agency Scholarship
Sponsor: United Talent Agency
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 28, 2021extended to July 5, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Hispanic/Latinx students who are currently enrolled as a full-time junior or senior at a four-year HACU member institution. Applicant should be eager to pursue a career within the business side of the entertainment industry.

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