May Scholarships

Out to Protect Scholarship
Sponsor: Out to Protect
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 28, 2021
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.

Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship

Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 29, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college juniors and seniors, as well as graduate students who are pursuing a degree in digital media/journalism/communications.

Fadel Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Fadel Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: May 29, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students are who Muslim and U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Irene Adler Prize
Sponsor: Lucas Aykroyd
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021extended to May 30, 2021
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 2021-2022.

Lamey Wellehan Maine Difference Scholarship
Sponsor: Lamey-Wellehan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2021
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.

Trey Porter Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Trey Porter Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2021
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.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Take and Share a Quiz to Educate Others on Discrimination and Colorism
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: “Colorism” is a demonstrated bias towards people with lighter skin tones over people with darker skin tones, and often refers to explicit discrimination based on the complexion of a person’s skin. Research on colorism associates this bias to social disparities for Black, Brown, Asian, mixed and Indigenous people with darker skin tones, including: worse mental health, higher school suspension rates, and fewer job opportunities compared to their lighter-skinned counterparts. Take our quiz to learn about colorism, and we’ll send you a guide to help you advocate against colorism when you see it in pop culture, on social media, or on beauty products. Then share the quiz with a friend to help them dismantle colorist language, and you’ll automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
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.

$2,500 Easy Scholarship: Answer 3 Quick Questions to Improve Education on Race, Racism, and History
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: You could win an easy $2,500 scholarship by answering 3 quick questions to share ideas on how your school, district, or textbook could improve its curriculum on race, racism, and US history. We’ll use your feedback and work with experts to create guides for students and educators to improve race and history education nationwide. Simply answer the 3 quick questions and you’ll automatically enter to win the $2,500 scholarship. Let’s Do This!

AAIA Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of American Indian Affairs
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
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.

AED Superstore $1,000 College Scholarship
Sponsor: AED Superstore
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

AFCCE Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
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.

AISES 3M Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | 3M
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate students for the 2021-2022 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, 2021
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, 2021
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.)

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