May Scholarships

New Heights Scholarship
Sponsor: The Bussey Law Firm, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students enrolled in a two-year or four-year post-secondary educational institution. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, hold permanent residency or be a DACA recipient. Applicant must submit a short introduction and essay on their future goals.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship
Sponsor: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents 16 years of age or older at the time of application and enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student for the 2022 term. Applicant must have a declared major of biology, chemistry, bio-chemistry, or related life science field.

Countdown to College Scholarship
Sponsor: Potential Magazine
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to college-bound teens in 9th-12th grades. Students need to sign up for Potential Magazine’s free weekly eNewsletter and they will automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

William J. Cook Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: The Chicago Community Trust
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2022
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.

AACT John Kitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Candy Technologists
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2022extended to May 6, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will have college sophomore, junior or senior status in the 2022-2023 academic year. Applicant must have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology and majoring in food science, chemical engineering, biological science or a related area.

CGCS – Bernard Harris Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Council of the Great City Schools
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 6, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American and Hispanic students completing their senior year of high school in a member of the Council of the Great City Schools. Applicant must have a commitment to pursue a career in a STEM field.

DMI Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB)
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: May 6, 2022
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.

Van Zanten Scholarship
Sponsor: Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 6, 2022
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.

You are the Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Financial Plus Credit Union
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 6, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who live in an area where a Financial Credit Union Plus is located (Michigan). Applicant must submit an essay on how they plan to make a positive impact in their community.

Crouthamel Family Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: The Philadelphia Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 9, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students studying at the school of nursing at a two-year or four-year college or university in the Philadelphia area. Applicant must have a genuine desire to help others and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and siblings of a nurse.

D. Colman Witte Scholarship
Sponsor: Philadelphia Foundation
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: May 9, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are studying (or will be studying) art, architecture or interior design. Applicant must be attending a college or university in the Philadelphia region.

ICTM Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 9, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in an accredited university or college in Illinois during current Spring term with a graduation during May of this year or later. Applicant must be a mathematics education major, or mathematics major with an education minor, or an education major with an official mathematics emphasis.

Young Scholars Program
Sponsor: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Amount: Up to $40,000
Closing Date: May 9, 2022
Description: Program is open to high-performing 7th grade students with financial need. Program provides comprehensive academic and college advising, as well as financial support for school, Cooke-sponsored summer programs, internships, and other learning enrichment opportunities.

Alberta C. Kaufman Scholarship
Sponsor: Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Kentucky and Indiana residents who are graduating high school seniors or current college students. Applicant must submit a short introduction and an essay on someone who has been influential to the them.

CEA Scholarships
Sponsor: CEA Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 10, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have applied to a CEA Study Abroad Program for the Fall semester.

Writing the Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Di Bella Law Offices, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA and current undergraduate students either attending or planning to transfer to a four-year university. Applicant must submit an essay a good deed they did or are currently doing for someone else.

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Alliance for Women in Media | Loreen Arbus Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 11, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in the United States in the upcoming fall term. Those pursuing a media career in an area such as cable, television, radio, digital media, publishing, journalism, advertising, production, creative design, or others are especially encouraged to apply.

Foundation for Your Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 11, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate college students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, hold permanent residency, or be a DACA recipient. Applicant must submit a short introduction and an essay on who they look up to and why.

Jack and Jill – Jacqueline Moore Boweles Scholarship
Sponsor: Jack and Jill of America
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 11, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African American rising college sophomores, juniors, and seniors majoring in Communications and have completed 60 hours of community service during the current academic year.

Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jack & Jill of America Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 11, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American students who are graduating high school seniors. Applicant must become and maintain full-time status at an accredited, four-year post secondary institution beginning in the fall of 2022 and be working towards a bachelor’s degree.

Nevada-UNCF Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 11, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolling in a HBCU in the fall of 2022. Applicant must be a permanent resident of the metropolitan Las Vegas region in the state of Nevada, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and have demonstrated unmet need as demonstrated by the FAFSA.

New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship
Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 11, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to doctoral students accepted or enrolled in a research doctoral program who will pursue a teacher-investigator career in the academic environment, university/college level.

Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: May 13, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate women who have attained the Girl Scout Silver or Gold Award. Applicant must be planning on studying abroad or studying a foreign language.

Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship
Sponsor: Fiesta del Sol
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 13, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students of Latino/Hispanic descent with at least a 2.5 GPA and can demonstrate community or school service and financial need. Applicant must live on the Southwest side of Chicago (see website for specific locations).

HEA Scholarships
Sponsor: Hawaii Education Association
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 13, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college students who are HEA members, children of HEA members, or grandchildren or legally adopted grandchildren of HEA members.

Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition
Sponsor: National LGBT Bar Association
Amount: $750
Closing Date: May 13, 2022
Description: Competition is open to students enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Applicant must submit an essay on a legal issue affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or intersex community.

Mometrix College Scholarships
Sponsor: Mometrix Test Preparation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 13, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to current high school seniors through college juniors. Applicant must submit an essay on their favorite/best test preparation practices.

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