May Scholarships

UNCF F5 Women in STEM Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to female student enrolled full-time at any UNCF-member institution, other HBCU or an accredited four-year institution for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applicant must be pursuing careers within the STEM field.

Van Zanten Scholarship
Sponsor: Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors living in the Community YMCA’s service area (Eastern Delaware). Applicant must have YMCA experience and must submit an essay on their YMCA experience.

William J. Cook Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: The Chicago Community Trust
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 6, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to male high school seniors who are attending a high school in Cook County, Illinois and planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the fall.

Work Ethic Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Mike Rowe Works Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 6, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to plumbers, carpenters, electricians, welders, auto-technicians, and anyone getting trained for skilled jobs that are in demand.

#RAREis Scholarship
Sponsor: EverLife Foundation for Rare Diseases
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to anyone over the age of 17 who are residents of the United States and have been diagnosed by a physician as having any form of a rare disease regardless of treatment status. Applicant must plan to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical/trade school for the upcoming academic year.

Ally Financial Law and Public Policy Scholarships
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: April 30, 2021extended to May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American and Black scholars who are rising juniors or seniors pursuing an undergraduate degree in public policy or related discipline or a rising senior with plans to attend law school.

AMBUCS Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National AMBUCS
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens accepted in a graduate level program that is accredited by the appropriate therapy profession authority in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, or hearing audiology.

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021extended to May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American/Black students currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university. Scholarship is open to students of all majors.

CBC Spouses Essay Contest
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021extended to May 7, 2021
Description: Contest is open to African-American and Black junior and senior high school students. Students will be presented with a topic that embodies some of their communities’ most pressing issues and are asked to write an essay to depend their research, analyses, and opinion.

CBC Spouses Performing Arts and Visual Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021 extended to May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African America and Black graduating high school seniors and current college student pursuing an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degree in performing or visual arts.

DMI Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB)
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize diary. Majors can include communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag education.

ESA Scholarships for Children of First Responders
Sponsor: Electronic Security Association (ESA)
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Nevada who have a father, mother, or natural guardian who is a first responder. This deadline is for Nevada students only.

HBCU NREI Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021extended to May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American and Black scholars attending an HBCU pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree with studies related to social justice to include, but not limited to: criminal justice, education, civil rights or community/economic development.

Pumphrey Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Pumphrey Law
Amount: Up to $750
Closing Date: May 7, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S. Applicant must have demonstrated good character and academic achievement. Applicant must submit an essay on one change to the criminal justice system they would make.

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