Scholarships Expiring in May

on April 26, 2016

Even though school is nearly over for the year, you should still be applying for scholarships. Applying throughout your high school career increases your chances of winning some money to help pay for college. Apply for these awards expiring in May before it's too late!

 

1. Betty Medearis Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: May 1
Award: $1,000
College-bound women who will attend a school within 50 miles of Elgin, IL, could qualify for this award.

2. John Knobloch Fund
Deadline
: May 1
Award: $2,000
This award is for students who will major in accounting, business, economics or finance. Preference will be given to students from certain counties.

3. JWV National Youth Achievement Grant Program
Deadline
: May 1
Award: $1,000-$1,500
Jewish students who are direct descendants of members of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America and have been accepted into a college or university can apply for this award.

4. Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association Scholarship
Deadline
: May 1
Award: Varies
Graduating seniors and current college students who want to work in mining health and safety can apply for this financial award.

5. Jim Dodson Law Scholarship
Deadline
: May 10
Award: $1,500
Florida students with 12 credit hours can apply for this award.

6. Asparagus Club Scholarship
Deadline
: May 15
Award: $2,000
Students who want to pursue a degree in business, food management or related fields to start their career in the grocery industry may qualify for the Asparagus Club Scholarship.

7. Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest
Deadline
: May 15
Award: $250-$1,000
To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an essay on a set topic related to Jane Austen and her work.

8. Florida Outdoor Writers Association Scholarship
Deadline
: May 16
Award: $500-$1,000
Students who will attend a school in Florida and want to work in a field related to outdoor communication and journalism qualify for this award from FOWA.

9. NASA Nebraska Space Grant Fellowship
Deadline
: May 20
Award: $500-$5,000
If you have a strong academic history, an interest in STEM and attend a participating institution, you could be the recipient of this fellowship.

10. Michigan Council of Women in Technology Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline
: May 25
Award: $5,000
Female undergrads from Michigan studying information technology at an in-state institution can apply for this award if they meet the 3.0 GPA requirement.

11. Elsie Mae White Memorial Scholarship Fund
Deadline
: May 30
Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for African-American high school seniors who rank in the top third of their graduating class. Applicants must be from central Ohio.

12. Stephen W. Cavanaugh Scholarship
Deadline
: May 31
Award: $8,000
Residents of Louisiana who will major in an insurance-related field at an in-state school can qualify to win this award.

13. Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur's Scholarship
Deadline
: May 31
Award: $1,000
Entrepreneurial students can submit a business plan for an online startup that would challenge some of tech's biggest leaders for a chance to win this scholarship.

14. Pickard Educational Scholarship Fund
Deadline
: May 31
Award: $1,000
Boy Scouts from Delaware, Maryland or Virginia who are registered with the Del-Mar-Va Council and have a history o fleadership and strong academic performance could qualify for this scholarship. 

15. Hope Through Learning Award
Deadline
: May 31 
Award: $2,500
Students from Allegheny County who are headed to college and have had experiences with homelessness can submit a resume, transcripts, an essay and two letters of recommendation to qualify for the Hope Through Learning Award.

16. My BioSource Scholarship
Deadline
: May 31
Award: $1,000
College-bound students who plan to major in science can send in their transcripts and a video on why they've chosen to study science for a chance to win this scholarship.

17. Cappex Easy Money College Scholarship
Deadline
: May 31
Award: 1,000
All you need to do to qualify for this scholarship is click a button! Every month Cappex chooses a winner for its $1,000 Easy Money scholarship.

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