May Scholarships

SHI Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Sealaska Heritage
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Alaska Native students who are accepted or enrolled in an accredited postsecondary educational institution with at least a 2.0 GPA. March 1 is the final deadline. Students who upload application and all required documentation by February 1 will receive an early bird incentive of $50 added to their award.

Shining Stars Scholarship
Sponsor: Ascent Student Loans
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Sweepstakes is open to students who are enrolled in a degree program and are legal residents of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must fill out a short form, including answering a few questions about loans.

Staver Law Group Personal Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: Staver Law Group P.C.
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with at least a 3.0 GPA and are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to personal injury lawyers.

Study Abroad in Japan: Bridging Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Teachers of Japanese
Amount: Up to $4,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are planning to study abroad in Japan. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and must be enrolled as an undergraduate in a college or university in the United States before and during the time they are studying abroad.

Study Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: IES Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who will be studying abroad for the fall or full academic year and have financial need.

Study.com Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Study.com
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement, Liberal Arts/General Studies, Architecture, Computer Science/Engineering, Business, Nursing, and Public Administration.

Swim with Mike Physically Challenged Athletes Scholarship
Sponsor: Swim with Mike
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to athletes who participated in organized competitive youth, high school or collegiate athletics and subsequently have sustained a life changing accident or illness (e.g. paralysis, blindness, cancer, amputation, head injuries).

Visionary Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American College Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are United States citizens or eligible non-citizens. Applicant must submit an essay on why college is important to them.

Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship
Sponsor: Pureland Supply
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted to community college, vocational college, technical school, or trade school. Applicant must submit an essay on the trade they have chosen, why it is important in today’s society, and how they chose that trade.

Welsh Society Scholarship
Sponsor: The Welsh Society of Philadelphia
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Welsh ancestry who live or attend school within 100 miles of Philadelphia.

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society Scholarship
Sponsor: Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students seeking education in wound, ostomy and continence nursing care.

$2,500 Easy Scholarship STEM Works for Me
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Take a quiz about your interests and we’ll tell you the perfect STEM jobs for you. Have your friends take the quiz too to see how they can work in STEM too. Send us a photo of you hyping up your friends about finding their dream STEM job. You’ll be entered for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship!

Be U Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF | P&G | Family Dollar
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current HBCU students. Applicants must attend an HBCU located in North Carolina, Virginia, or Washington, DC.

Bruce and Marjorie Sundlun Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island residents who are low-income single parents (men or women). Preference will be given to parents currently or previously receiving state aid or those who have been previously incarcerated.

Frances L. Macartney Porter Fund
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island residents and students attending a Rhode Island institution of higher learn who are single parents. Preference will be given to individuals enrolled in trade school. At scholarship site, search for scholarship name.

James J. Burns and C.A. Haynes Textile Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island students who are studying textiles at an accredited institution. At scholarship site, search by scholarship name.

Journalism Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: The National Press Club
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who are planning to have a career in journalism and will bring diversity to U.S. journalism.

Lighted Pathways Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African American college freshmen and sophomores who have at least a 2.7 GPA. All majors are eligible, with a preference for Business, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, or Math majors. The opportunity has two components: a scholarship and an internship. By applying for this scholarship, you are also committing to a potential summer internship placement in summer 2023 that will include complimentary housing, transportation, a meal plan, and other wrap-around services in Boston.

Paula M. Rivard Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to single Rhode Island women who are pursuing undergraduate higher education or job training beyond high school.

Ralph and Fanny Ellison Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to permanent residents of New York who are current college sophomores enrolled full-time at any accredited college or university with preference given to students at HBCU’s. Applicant must be a Literature/English or Music Major.

Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: National Press Club
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who plans to pursue a career in journalism. Applicant must submit three work samples and other application materials.

Scholarships for Students with Autism
Sponsor: Organization for Autism Research (OAR)
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current students attending two or four-year universities, life skills or post secondary programs, or vocational, technical, or trade schools. Applicant must face daily challenges related to autism and attend programs that assist in skill-building, job-readiness, and other transition-related skills.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarships for Freshmen Students
Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to women who are graduating high school seniors and who will be pursing an ABET-accredited baccalaureate degree in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science.

Teacher Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA)
Amount: Up to $2,500 per semester
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Kentucky residents who are admitted into a teacher education program at a participating school.

UNCF Budweiser Natalie Johnson Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Anheuser-Busch
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: May 2, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors who attend a four-year, accredited, historically black college or university in the fall of 2022. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have a declared major in mechanical, electrical, chemical or industrial engineering, chemistry, marketing, economics, sales, financial, or supply chain logistics.

Cobell Scholarship
Sponsor: Cobell Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 3, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open any post-secondary (after high school) students who are enrolled members of a U.S. Federally Recognized Tribe, and enrolled full-time in an accredited non-profit, public or private institution.

JSSA Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA)
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: May 3, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are Jewish and are residents of the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Texts=Wrecks Scholarship
Sponsor: GibsonSingleton PLLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 3, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit a short introduction and an essay on their good choices like choosing not to drive distracted or choosing not to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

LadyLike Scholarship
Sponsor: LadyLike
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors who are living in Southern California. Applicant must submit an essay answering questions related to women.

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