May Scholarships

Moses and Rooth Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming 1L or currently enrolled law students who will be enrolled during the Fall 2020 academic semester. Applicant must submit an essay on what they intend to do with their law degree and how society with benefit.

Mother’s Day Scholarship
Sponsor: MoneySolver
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to student who are at least 18 years of age and are currently, have been, or will be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must write their mom a Mother’s Day card telling her exactly how they feel.

NAJA Scholarship
Sponsor: Native American Journalists Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students pursuing journalism degrees at a higher learning institution. Applicant must be a college junior or senior, or graduate student at an accredited university in the United States.

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicant must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field.

National Hazing Prevention Week Essay Competition
Sponsor: HazingPrevention.org
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Competition is open to high school students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given theme related to hazing.

National Ranger Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: National Ranger Memorial Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are qualified Rangers of all eras or a dependent.

Nitro Scholarship
Sponsor: Nitro
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are enrolled in an accredited college or university located in the United States at the time of awarding the prize. Applicant must complete a scholarship survey, and answer three short-answer questions.

PFund Scholarships
Sponsor: PFund Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who identify as LGBTQI and allies who are strongly invested in LGBTQI communities and who live or attend scholastic programs in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. While applicants do not need to fit the following preferences, the selection committee will look more closely at applicants who fit one or more of the following attributes: indigenous, Black, People of Color; undocumented, first generation, immigrants, and new Americans; Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming people, and LBGTQIA individuals from North Dakota or South Dakota.

POISE General Scholarships
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: May 17, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to residents in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania who are accepted or currently attending a two-year or four-year university, post secondary technical or trade school. Preference is given to African-American students.

PRSA Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are public relations students. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students (women and minority students) currently pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM field at any accredited academic institution.

Ratner Companies Passion and Purpose Cosmetology Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,125
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to new and current cosmetology students who have not completed more than fifty percent (50%) of their coursework.

Rentacomputer Cares Scholarship
Sponsor: Rentacomputer.com
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a marketing video for Rentacomputer.com

Robert B. Pease Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Poise Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 17, 2020extended to May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who reside in Allegheny County (Pennsylvania) and attend a two-year or four-year university. Preference is given to African-American students and those studying in the field of Engineering.

Robert J. Trace Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Pennsylvania
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 15 to 18 years of age who reside within the state of Pennsylvania. Applicant must be a child or grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire, decease Pennsylvania Legionnaire, or a child of a Pennsylvania soldier who was killed as a result of the war on terrorism.

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