May Scholarships

James J. Burns and C.A. Haynes Textile Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island students who are studying textiles at an accredited institution. At scholarship site, search by scholarship name.

Negro Leagues Committee High School Writing Contest
Sponsor: Negro Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020extended to May 4, 2020
Description: Contest is open to high school seniors carrying a minimum 2.5 GPA who are planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post secondary institution. Applicant must submit an essay on one of the Negro League figures who are the namesakes of the scholarships.

Nevada-UNCF Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolling in a HBCU in the fall of 2020. 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.

Northwest Indiana Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are permanent residents of Lake, LaPorte, or Porter Counties in Indiana.

Scholarships for Students with Autism
Sponsor: Organization for Autism Research (OAR)
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 4, 2020
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.

$2,000 Easy Scholarship: Complete One Sports-Themed Challenge to Impact COVID-19
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2020
Description: In the wake of COVID-19, games and pep rallies might be cancelled, but you still use the power of sports to build community, promote school spirit, and make a difference for those affected by COVID-19. Join the One Team Challenge, powered by ESPN, with a new challenge every week until May 31. Complete just one (1) of the below challenges to enter for a $2,000 scholarship. The more challenges you complete, the more chances you have to win! Week 1 – Share your favorite game-day pump-up song for our #oneteam playlist. Week 2 – Use our guide to make a DIY mask in your school colors for yourself and others to make sure their “uniform” is complete. Week 3 – Write your favorite pump-up song lyrics on stickies in your family bathroom to encourage them to pump the soap and wash their hands for 20 seconds. Complete just one (1) challenge to enter for the $2,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This.

AMBUCS Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National AMBUCS
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2020
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.

Husband and Wife Law Team Scholarship
Sponsor: Breyer Law Offices PC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are U.S. Citizens, permanent residents, or DACA recipients. Applicant must submit an essay on how they intend to use what they learn in college, no matter what field they end of working in.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship
Sponsor: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2020
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 2020 term. Applicant must have a declared major of biology, chemistry, bio-chemistry, or related life science field.

William J. Cook Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: The Chicago Community Trust
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2020
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.

Foundation for Your Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 6, 2020
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.

New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship
Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 6, 2020
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.

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Alliance for Women in Media | Loreen Arbus Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall of 2020. 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.

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