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35+ Scholarships with May 2024 Deadlines


The following scholarships include opportunities for middle school students, high school students, trade students, female students, undergraduate students, graduate school students, Hispanic Students, Black or African American students, trade students, Asian or Pacific Islander students, students studying abroad, and international students.

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1st Financial Bank Financial Goals Scholarship. This is a monthly scholarship open to US residents aged 18 and older who are planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a college degree program. This is an essay-based scholarship that centers around the importance of incorporating financial literacy into one’s college career. The deadline is the last day of every month. Award of $2000. For more information visit  https://www.1fbusascholarship.com/.


Agota M. Bardos Award. This scholarship is open to high school seniors who are 1st or 2nd generation immigrants residing in the United States with a commitment to visual arts or music. Award is $1000. Deadline is May 1st. For more information visit  https://www.bardos.foundation/agota-award/


Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship. This scholarship is open to enrolled or soon-to-be-enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated an act of kindness on another person or have an ongoing history of performing acts of kindness. Award is $1000. Deadline is May 1st. For more information visit https://www.ashoorilaw.com/scholarship/.


Association on American Indian Affairs Scholarship. This scholarship is for enrolled full-time students in 2-year, 4-year, or graduate programs with a 2.5 minimum GPA. Applicants must be directly recognized as a citizen member of their Tribe, which may be federally or non-federally recognized. Award amounts are not disclosed. Deadline is May 31st. For more information visit https://www.indian-affairs.org/nativescholarship.html


Betty Stevens-Frecknall Scholarship. This scholarship is open to current undergraduate students with a GPA minimum of 3.0, who are pursuing a degree in computer science or information technology. The award amount is not disclosed. Deadline is May 31st. For more information visit  http://www.edfoundation.org/bettystevensfrecknallscholarship.htm


Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership. This scholarship is from the Earth Island Institute. Students ages 13-22 who have been youth environmental change leaders are encouraged to apply. Students from the US, Mexico, Canada, and Caribbean countries are eligible to apply. Awards of up to $3000 plus a trip to California. Deadline April 8th.  For more information visit  http://www.broweryouthawards.org/apply/#overview.


Byron Hanke Fellowship Scholarship. This scholarship is open to graduate, doctoral, or law students seeking to implement projects related to the development, management, and governance of common interest communities and community associations. This scholarship is from the Foundation for Community Association Research, FCAR. Awards of up to $5000 per year. Deadline is May 1st. For more information visit https://foundation.caionline.org/scholarships/recent-fellowship-recipients/hanke/


CBSMF Scholarship. This scholarship from the Charles B. Staata Memorial Foundation is open to graduating high school seniors who are swim coaches. Award is $2500. Deadline is May 27th. For more information visit http://www.cbsmf.org/scholarship.html. 

Cameron Impact Scholarship. This scholarship from the Bryan Cameron Education Foundation is open to high school seniors with a GPA of 3.7 or higher, who plan to have a significant impact on the world. This is not a need-based scholarship—award of $20,000 - $50,000 per year. An early deadline is May 22nd but the regular deadline is September 5th. For more information visit  https://www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/scholarship

CIP Scholarship. This scholarship is from College is Power. It is open to any student age 17 and older who is planning on starting college within the next 12 months or current college students. Award is $1000. Deadline is May 31st. For more information visit http://collegeispower.com/scholarship.cfm.


Employment BOOST Academic Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors and 2-year and 4-year college students in the US with a GPA of 3.6 or higher. This scholarship is open to students pursuing any major. 1 scholarship will be given to a student pursuing any major and a 2nd scholarship will be given to a student pursuing business or STEM fields. Deadlines are accepted year-round on a rolling basis. Awards of $1000. For more information visit https://employmentboost.com/scholarship/


Faith Hope and Love Jesus Inc. Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students who are childhood cancer and blood disorder survivors. Write an essay on any topic. This is a scholarship where using ready-to-go materials is possible. Award is $500. Deadline is May 1st. For more information visit  https://faithhopeandlovejesus.org/college_scholarship


FMC Skaters Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors from New England, who participate in ice skating, figure skating, or recreational skating at a FMC arena. The award amount was not disclosed. The deadline is May 1st For more information visit https://fmcicesports.com/about-fmc/scholarship-program/


Full Circle Scholarship. This scholarship from the American Indian College Fund is open to US and Canadian students who are enrolled in a certificate, associate, undergraduate, or graduate program. Applicants must be registered as enrolled members of a federal or state-recognized Tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent, who is an e enrolled Tribal member. Award amounts are not disclosed to the public. Must have a 2.0 minimum GPA. Deadline is May 31st. For more information visit https://collegefund.org/students/scholarships/


Innovation in Education Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school and college students who have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others with a GPA minimum of 3.0. The award is $500 and repeats monthly. Open to students in the US and Canada. Deadline is the 20th of every month. For more information visit https://www.latutors123.com/scholarships/innovation-in-education/


International Essential Tremor Foundation. This scholarship is open to high school graduates of any age who have been diagnosed with ET, have a GPA minimum of 2.5 and are attending a licensed accredited institution. Award is $1000. Deadline is May 1st. For more information visit https://essentialtremor.org/resources/scholarships/.


Ivey Engineering Scholarship. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall or current college students. Applicants do not need to be pursuing engineering fields. Award is $1000. Deadline is May 1st. For more information visit https://www.iveyengineering.com/about-us/scholarship/.

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships. These scholarships are open to 8th grade - undergraduate level students  with demonstrated financial need. Deadlines are May 9th, November 16th and January 11th depending on the age of the applicant. Award of up to $120,000 total with $40,000 awards given per year up to 3 years. For more information visit https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/


Leon Bradley Scholarship Program. This scholarship is open to minority students pursuing degrees in teaching or educational leadership. This scholarship is offered by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators. Awards of $3500. Deadline is May 17th. For more information visit https://www.aaspa.org/leon-bradley-scholarship


Lily Pabilona Emerging Entrepreneur Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors, and undergraduate or graduate Asian American students pursuing entrepreneurship. Awards of up to $5000. Deadline is May 31st. For more information visit https://againstthegrainproductions.com/lily-pabilona-emerging-entrepreneur-scholarship/


Lindsay Sale-Tinney Award. This scholarship is in association with the Outdoor Journalist Education Foundation of America or OJEFA. Applicants must be 12-25 years of age and have demonstrated an interest in working toward a career in outdoor communications. Awards of up to $750. Deadline is January 31st For more information visit https://ojefa.org/scholarship/


#LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is open to Asian American students attending full time vocational, technical, 2-year, 4-year or graduate degree programs in fashion or graphic design. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Award of $1000. Deadline May 31st. For more information visit  http://againstthegrainproductions.com/livelikelyly-memorial-scholarship/.


Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity. This scholarship is open to high school juniors, seniors and college freshmen who have solved an artistic, scientific or technical problem in a new or unusual way. Applicants may have found a solution to a problem faced by their school, community or family. This is a renewable scholarship. Award of up to $20,000. Deadline is May 15th. For more information, visit https://mfscholarship.org/.


MyMozaic Scholarship. This $1,000 monthly scholarship is open to US citizens ages 13 and older. Deadline is the last day of every month. This is a scholarship sweepstakes or drawing.  For more information visit https://www.mymozaic.com/sasscholarship.php?sscid=71k5_fg133


NAAMLP Scholarship. This scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who intend to work as scientists, engineers or technicians in the field of mine reclamation, environmental sciences or remediation. Award is $2500. Deadline is May 31st. For more information visit https://www.naamlp.com/scholarship


NASRA Foundation. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolled into a 4-year college program in the upcoming semester, along with current undergraduate students. Applicants must be of Indian descent. Award is $2500. Deadline is May 1st. For more information visit https://www.thenasrafoundation.org/apply.html.


New York Ramblers Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors or current undergraduate students who identify as LBGTQ+ or a demonstrated ally. Award is $2500. Deadline is May 1st. For more information visit https://www.nyramblers.com/scholarship/.


OptimizeMyFirm Scholarship for Students with Disabilities. This scholarship is open to high school seniors with a 3.0 GPA, who have a physical disability. Award is $500. Deadline is May 1st. For more information visit  https://optimizemyfirm.com/community/scholarship/


Renaissance Scholars Program. This scholarship is open to current 2-year and 4-year undergraduate students, from Oregon or Illinois who will be the first in their families to obtain a bachelor's degree. Award is $4000. US Citizenship is not a requirement.  The deadlines are March 1st and May 1st. For more information visit http://www.trfwebsite.org/apply/college-students


SBB Research Group STEM Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students enrolled full time at a college or university, who are pursuing STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics). Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5. Deadline is on a rolling basis (12 awarded per year). Award is $2,500. This scholarship is open to students worldwide and there are no age restrictions. Awarded on a quarterly basis. For more information visit https://www.sbbscholarship.com/  


SeniorCare.com Aging Matters Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors who will be enrolled into a 2 or 4-year undergraduate program as well as current undergraduate students. Applicants must be currently caring for an aging loved one, work within the senior community or aspire to work in a role that assists elder population. Award is $1500. Deadline is May 15th. For more information visit https://www.seniorcare.com/scholarship/. 


The Trotter Project’s Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors or current college students pursuing culinary arts, baking/pastry or hospitality with a GPA minimum of 2.5. Awards of up to $10,000. Deadline is May 15th. For more information visit https://www.thetrotterproject.org/scholarships.


There’s Space for Everyone Scholarship. This scholarship is from ExtraSpace Storage and requires applicants to write about diversity and inclusion. This scholarship is open to high school seniors, who will be an incoming college student, and current undergraduate and graduate students. Award is $2500. Deadline is May 31st. For more information visit https://www.extraspace.com/self-storage/scholarship.


UMPS Care Charities All-Star College Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors who will be enrolling as college freshmen and were adopted at age 13 or older. Awards of up to $10,000. The deadline is May 1st. For more information visit https://www.umpscare.com/scholarship/all-star-college-scholarship/.


WalterJ. Travis Society Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school and college students pursuing a career in landscape design/ golf course architecture; golf course turf grass management/golf course superintendent; professional golf management, club professional, or sports journalism with a special interest in golf. Award is $1000. Deadline is May 15th. For more information visit https://travissociety.com/college-scholarship/.


War Veterans Scholarship. This scholarship is open to active duty or honorably discharged US military veterans who deployed abroad previously and are enrolled in part-time or full-time STEM programs at a 4 year US college or university. Distance learning/online programs are eligible. The GPA minimum is 3.0. Award is $2500. Deadline is May 1st. For more information visit https://www.afcea.org/war-veterans


WOCN Scholarship program. This scholarship is open to Nurses seeking a Master's, or Doctorate degree as well as Nurse Practitioners. Award amount is not disclosed. Deadlines are May 1st and November 1st. For more information visit https://wocnsociety.secure-platform.com/a/page/app_requirements.


WomenIn Scholarship. This scholarship is sponsored by Intel. It is open to women full time undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a career in game development including art, animation, programming and engineering. Award amount is not disclosed. Deadline is May 31st. For more information visit https://www.aiasfoundation.org/programs/womenin_scholarship_application.asp


Young Ambassador Scholarship in Memory of Christopher Nordquist. This $3000 scholarship is open to students residing in NYC, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley counties of Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Orange, who are pursuing a STEM field. Students must be no older than 25 years of age and be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year undergraduate or graduate college program for the current year. Deadline is May 15th This scholarship requires a student to do a project to promote eye and organ donation. For more information visit https://www.eyedonation.org/stem-scholarship/


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Jean O’Toole is an educational consultant and author of the bestselling book, Scholarship Strategies Finding and Winning the Money You Need. Over the past 15 years, she has helped tens of thousands of students in the United States. Individuals collectively have been awarded millions of dollars by applying her scholarship strategies.  In 2008 she co-founded Connections101, a company specializing in providing motivational tools for scholarship searching. It is her goal to empower students to design their paths to their future without college debt. For more information about Jean, visit www.connections101.com.

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