May Scholarships

Becca’s Closet Scholarships
Sponsor: Becca’s Closet
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 8, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who have made an outstanding, documented contribution to his or her local community through the creation of or involvement in a Becca’s Closet chapter or Becca’s Closet organized through a supporting organization. Applicant must a U.S. Citizen, legal resident or DACA-eligible.

Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship
Sponsor: Fiesta del Sol
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 27, 2020extended to May 8, 2020
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).

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020extended to May 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens, national and lawful permanent residents who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a professional nursing degree program at an accredited school of nursing located in the United States.

Teacher Education Scholarships
Sponsor: American Montessori Society
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020extended to May 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted, are in the process of being accepted, or are already enrolled in an AMS-affiliated teacher education program.

Alberta C. Kaufman Scholarship
Sponsor: Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2020
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.

Stop the Bleed Scholarship
Sponsor: Stop the Bleed
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to “Stop the Bleed.”

Hsiao Memorial Social Sciences Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students attending a U.S. based college or university in 2020-2021 with preference given to research/study topics that benefit those in social/economic need, especially Asian and Asian American communities. Preference for Asian heritage, but it is not required.

Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled full-time undergraduate and graduate student members who are majoring in a program emphasizing the engineering, science, advanced technologies or fundamental theories associated with motion-imaging, sound, metadata and workflows.

Novi Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Novi Money
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate seniors (undergraduate students entering at least their fourth year of study) and graduate students who are actively enrolled in a U.S. college or university at least part-time. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to financial challenges.

Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 11, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals currently enrolled in a Practitioner Teacher Alternative Certificate Program approved by the Louisiana Department of Education. Individuals must be pursuing certification in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education and have completed at least half of the required Certification Program course hours.

Zenobia V. Brooker Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 13, 2020extended to May 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American students who is a college sophomore (class of 2022) at time of application and majoring in elementary or secondary education. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate unmet, financial need, and be a U.S. citizen.

Rise to Shine Scholarship
Sponsor: Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 12, 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 explaining how they plan to become their best self.

Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 13, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students who demonstrate academic achievement and promise in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In addition to the general scholarship, there are scholarships open to minority students and international students studying in the U.S.

Mometrix College Scholarships
Sponsor: Mometrix Test Preparation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 13, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current high school seniors through college juniors. Applicant must submit an essay on their favorite/best test preparation practices.

Texts=Wrecks Scholarship
Sponsor: GibsonSingleton PLLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 13, 2020
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.

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