May Scholarships

All-Star College Scholarship
Sponsor: UMPS Care Charities
Amount: Up to$5,000 every semester (for a four-year institution)
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshmen under the age of 20 who have been adopted at or after the age of thirteen.

ANTHC Scholarship
Sponsor: Alaska Native Tribal health Consortium
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Alaska Native and American Indian students who are permanent Alaska residents, interested in working in a health care related field, and currently enrolled in a formal education or training program.

Anti-Bullying Scholarship
Sponsor: Michael’s Bail Bond Co.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who attend Newport News Public Schools who exemplify how to prevent bullying and are helping to eliminate the problem of bullying in their school.

APW-ABA Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: American Postal Workers Accident Benefit Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
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.

Beacon Brighter Tomorrows Scholarship
Sponsor: The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to dependent children whose parent sustained a work-related injury with an employer who had workers’ compensation insurance with The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company. Applicant must be accepted into an accepted post-secondary institution.

Chopin Foundation Scholarship Program for Young Pianists
Sponsor: Chopin Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to qualified American pianists (U.S. citizens or legal residents) not younger than 14 and not older than 17 years of age on May 15.

Come 2 Iowa Senior Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Student Loan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin who will attend college at an eligible institution located in Iowa.

CoverWallet Small Business Scholarship
Sponsor: CoverWallet
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on their favorite local business and the risks they face that they believe are important.

Dr. Joseph L. Henry First Year Scholarship
Sponsor: National Dental Association Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have an acceptance letter to an accredited dental school. Applicant must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5.

Estelle Martin Cartledge Memorial Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,300
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
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.

Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in a nursing program (ADN, BSN, Diploma, Graduate or Advanced Practice Nursing education) and who live in the Pittsburgh area.

Families of Freedom Scholarship
Sponsor: Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to dependent children, spouses or domestic partners of 9/11 victims, including airplane crew and passengers; World Trade Center and Pentagon workers and visitors; and relief workers and visitors; and relief workers, including firefighters, emergency medical personnel, and law enforcement personnel, that were involved in the rescue efforts. Applicant must be an incoming or current college student.

Francis Maria Scholarship
Sponsor: Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
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, 2019
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.

Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
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.

Healthcare Administration and Management Scholarship
Sponsor: Healthcare Administration Degree Programs
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students studying healthcare administration and management. Applicant must submit an essay on their career plans in the area of healthcare administration and why they have chosen the field.

Helen & Vernon Crawford Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to adults in Georgia who have completed a literacy program and wish to pursue post-secondary education.

Hubertus W. V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to male graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students studying Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics. NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable and applicant must demonstrate financial need based on the federal poverty guidelines (see website for details).

Huddle Against Hunger: Collect 1 Item for a Food Pantry
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: You could win the scholarship by collecting healthy and non-perishable food items for local food pantries. You’ll ensure everyone can have at least one proper meal. Share a picture of you donating food and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: James Beard Foundation (JBF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and graduates who plan to enroll or who are already enrolled at least part-time during the 2019-2020 academic year in a course of study leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree at a licensed or accredited culinary school.

Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
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 2019.

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