May Scholarships

Aurie J. Gosnell Scholarship
Sponsor: National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology, Inc.
Amount: Up to $1,250
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursing a license in cosmetology or barbering.

C.I.P. Scholarship
Sponsor: College is Power
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
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.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship*
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Christian Connector Scholarship
Sponsor: Christian Connector
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students with plans to enroll for the first time as a full-time student at a Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college within 16 months.

Coast Guard Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to any contributor – active duty military, reservists, veterans, government civilian personnel and civilians. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to making the Coast Guard stronger.

Comedy Defensive Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Comedy Defensive Driving
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must take the pledge related to driving and design an advertisement against distracted driving.

Cottage Inn Scholarship
Sponsor: Cottage Inn
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted into an accredited college or university in the United States who have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on where they think Cottage Inn should open their next location. Open to all majors.

Crandall & Pera Law Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Crandall & Pera Law, LLC
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have demonstrated an interest in a career as a trial lawyer, and a passion for representing injured individuals whose rights have been jeopardized. Scholarship is available to all prelaw, incoming and students currently enrolled, or will be enrolled, at an accredited law school for the upcoming semester.

Design Your Own Elective Scholarship
Sponsor: Cirkled In
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must create a free Circkled in account and submit an essay on designing their own elective.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college and they will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

DOH Scholarships
Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Transportation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: 05 May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to West Virginia residents who will be entering their junior year of college or second year of law school. Applicant must be enrolled in a Civil Engineering, General Engineering, Computer Sciences, or Accounting baccalaureate degree or Juris Doctorate degree at a state accredited college or university. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Donna Reed Performing Arts Scholarships
Sponsor: Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Iowa high school students (grades 10-12) in good standing who are studying drama and have acted in official school productions in 2018 and/or 2019.

Dorothea Deitz Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Women’s Sports Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female graduating high school seniors from New York who will be enrolling in a Physical Education/Teacher Certification program.

Elastic Band Co. Scholarship
Sponsor: Elastic Band Co.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who are a member of a minority group that is underrepresented in the fields of fashion and/or entrepreneurship (I.e. African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander) OR have a documented disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicant must be planning to pursue a career in fashion and/or entrepreneurship.

Empowering Women in Law Scholarship
Sponsor: The Pearce Law Firm
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female law students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must submit a completed application and two essays related to women in law.

Encore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Encore Protection
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
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.

Fadel Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Fadel Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students are who Muslim and U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Fifth Month Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must “write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important.”

Fishing Heritage Scholarship
Sponsor: Central Coast Women for Fisheries, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
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.

Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Sacramento
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshman from the Sacramento area who self-identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning or intersex.

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