Scholarships with May Deadlines

Uncategorized Apr 23, 2019

Here are a few scholarship opportunities with May Deadlines! See if your student is eligible to apply! (Be your teen's Hero! Cracking the Code to Free College is the course that prepares you and your student to have applications that stand out above the rest and say, 'My student is AWESOME!')

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May Deadline Scholarships:

Open to just about anyone:

 May 1st deadlines for U.S. Citizens and permanent residents, High school seniors, currently enrolled at or planning to attend a university or community college, graduate school program, distance-learning school program, vocational or trade school located in the continental US.:

Amount $1,000  Answer the question: "Who in your life has been your biggest influence and why?”(2021)
https://www.yourpace.com/Scholarship

Amount $1,000  Answer the question: "Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability in your school, work, or community.”(2021)
https://www.onlineautodealered.com/Scholarship 

Amount $1,000  Answer the question:  "Choose a book or books and that have affected you deeply and explain why.”(2021)
https://www.taxce.com/Scholarship

Amount $1,000  Answer the question: "How has your family background affected the way you see the world?”(2021)
https://www.aypotech.com/scholarship

Amount $1,000  Answer the question:  "What is more important: kindness or intelligence?”(2021)
https://www.vacontractortraining.com/Scholarship

Amount $1,000  Answer the question:  "What personality trait do you value most in others?” (2021)
https://www.wicontractortraining.com/Scholarship

Amount $1,000  Answer the question: "Who is your hero (living or dead), and what do you admire most about them?”(2022)
https://www.micontractortraining.com/Scholarship

Amount $1,000  Answer the question:  "Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you?” (2021)
https://www.ccblicense.com/Scholarship

Amount $1,000  Answer the question:  "What did you want to be when you grew up at age 10? Where are you now comparatively?" (2022)
https://www.ayporealestate.com/scholarship 

Amount: $1,000
Apply by May 24
 Davis Scholarship

Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to leadership. Sponsor: Student Award Search Aid (2022)

Amount: Up to $50,000
Apply By: May 22
Cameron Impact Scholarship
Description: Opens in February. The scholarship is open to high school juniors who are planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university. Applicant must maintain a minimum cumulative unweighted 3.7 GPA. This is the early application deadline. The regular application deadline is September. Sponsor: Bryan Cameron Education Foundation (2022)

Amount: $1,000
Apply By: May & December
AceableAgent Higher Education Scholarship

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current university, post-graduate, community, and technical college students in the United States. Applicants must submit an essay or video on what home is to them. Sponsor: AceableAgent (2021)

Amount: $2,500
Apply By: May 1
Rover Scholarship
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to technology. Sponsor: Rover (2022)

Amount: Up to $5,000
Apply By: May 1
Visionary Scholarship Program
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. Sponsor: American College Foundation (2022)

Amount: Up to $2,000
Apply By: May 6
Asia SiVon Cottom Memorial Scholarship
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll, or students who are already enrolled, in a full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college, university, vocational-technical, or graduate student. Applicant must be studying Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) or a closely related field. Sponsor: Asia SiVon Cottom Memorial Scholarship Fund (Not Currently Funded)

Amount: $1,000
Apply By: April 15 (Scholarship opens in late January)
Bowties and Books Scholarship
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students enrolled in an accredited four-year university/college, or currently enrolled in a two-year college and planning to transfer to a four-year college/university. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, hold permanent residency, or be a DACA recipient. Applicants must submit an essay on why they are attending the college they are/will be attending. Sponsor: Bottlinger Law L.L.C. (2022)

 Amount: $1,000
Apply By: January 31 & June 30
Advocates Scholarship
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students in the United States. Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic. Sponsor: The Advocates (2022)

Amount: Up to $10,000
Apply By: May 4 (Opens in December)
Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship
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 2019 term. Applicant must have a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or related life science field. Sponsor: Thermo Fisher Scientific (2022)

 

The following scholarships are rather specialized thus fewer will be eligible to apply:

 

Amount: $ tuition, fees, educational expenses
Apply By:May 5
NURSE Corps Scholarship Program
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 Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2022)

Amount: varies
Apply By: May 5 (Opens January 1)
Lisa Michelle Memorial Fund Scholarship
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be enrolled in the fall. Applicant must have had a parent or guardian who has passed away due to alcohol, drug, or prescription drug abuse. Sponsor: Lisa Michelle Memorial Fund (2022)

Amount: $3,000
Apply By: May 3
Scholarships for Students with Autism
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. Applicants must face daily challenges related to autism and attend programs that assist in skill-building, job-readiness, and other transition-related skills. Sponsor: Organization for Autism Research (OAR) (2022)

Amount: Up to $90,000
Apply By: May 1, 2019 (Check back after January)
Family Fellowship
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have been in foster care while living in the United States. Applicant must have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship from foster care after their 13th birthday OR have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday. Sponsor: Together We Rise + Fund II Foundation (2022)

Amount: Varies
Apply By: May 1
National Sackette Nursing Scholarship
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a Nursing School. Applicant must be sponsored by a Sackette Unit. Sponsor: AMVETS National Ladies Auxiliary (2022)

 Amount: $500
Apply By: May 1
Orchid Care Scholarship
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation with a focus on orchids. Sponsor: Orchids Made Easy (2022)

 Amount: Up to $5,000
Apply By: Opens January; Deadline May 1 
PUSH Excel Scholarship Programs
Description: Scholarships are open to U.S. citizens who will be enrolled in an accredited, four-year degree undergraduate program at a college or university in the U.S. by August 2019. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to overcome obstacles to achieve academic and personal goals. Sponsor: PUSH Excel (2022) 

Amount: $5,000
Apply By: April 30 (Opens March 4)
Stronger Scholarship
Description: Scholarship is open to current juniors and seniors in pursuit of an undergraduate degree who have demonstrated involvement in the advancement of rare and/or chronic diseases, either through research, patient advocacy, raising awareness, or community building. Sponsor: Healthline & NORD (2022)

Amount: Varies
Apply By: Varies
Scholarships for Mental Illness
Description: This is a link to a list of many scholarships specific to persons diagnosed with mental disabilities. (Accommodations on college campuses are also discussed.) Deadlines for each will vary!  Website Sponsor: LendEDU (2022)

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