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April Showers, May Flowers and Spring Scholarships


April 22, 2021 9:42 AM
by Izzy Hall
Spring is in full swing! It’s a time of growth and a time of anticipation for both warmer weather and college acceptances. While you wait to hear back from colleges and prepare for College Decision Day on May 1st, take a breather and apply to these late April and May scholarships! You’ll discover refreshing opportunities to win free money towards college tuition that you don’t have to pay back. Looking for more scholarships? Be sure to log in to your Scholarships.com account to update your profile and try a free scholarship search!

Spring is in full swing! It’s a time of growth and a time of anticipation for both warmer weather and college acceptances. While you wait to hear back from colleges and prepare for College Decision Day on May 1st, take a breather and apply to these late April and May scholarships! You’ll discover refreshing opportunities to win free money towards college tuition that you don’t have to pay back. Looking for more scholarships? Be sure to log in to your Scholarships.com account to update your profile and try a free scholarship search!

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No Essay Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 30, 2021
Scholarship Description: The $2,000 "No Essay" Scholarship is an easy scholarship with no essay required! The scholarship can be used to cover tuition, housing, books, or any education-related expenses. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced in Niche's e-newsletter and on the Scholarship Winners page. The contest is open to all high school and college students; simply log in or create a free account to apply.

Steps For Change Scholarship

Award Amount: $,2000
Deadline: April 26, 2021
Scholarship Description: The Steps For Change Scholarship is an income and merit-based scholarship awarded to high school seniors applying to a college or university to further their career goals. Award recipients must display academic excellence, exude passion in empowering the community, and exemplify a desire for continuous personal growth. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have a household income of less than $55,000, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.

CBC Spouses Essay Contest

Award Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 30, 2021
Scholarship Description: This contest provides academically talented and highly-motivated high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to address a topic that embodies some of our communities' most pressing issues and are asked to write an essay to defend their research, analyses and opinion. Submissions are judged by a special committee of CBC Spouses. Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students. Essay contestants must reside in a district represented by a Congressional Black Caucus Member.

Brown Mae Foundation Norman Brown Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 30, 2021
Scholarship Description: The Norman Brown Scholarship is for a graduating minority high school student who will be attending a 4 year college or university. The applicant’s family's income must be at or below the national poverty level based on family size for the current year.

Niche $1,000 May Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 20, 2021
Scholarship Description: This $1,000 Scholarship is part of our monthly scholarship series. The scholarship can be used to cover tuition, housing, books, or any education-related expenses. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced in Niche's e-newsletter and on the Scholarship Winners page. You can apply once each month, with a new winner selected every month.

The Paradigm Challenge Meet a Hero Contest

Award Amount: $10,000
Deadline: May 1, 2021
Scholarship Description: The Paradigm Challenge is an ongoing competition that invites students around the world to use kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help solve real-life problems and make a difference.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000
Deadline: May 5, 2021
Scholarship Description: The Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship Program offers one $10,000 scholarship and five $5,000 scholarships for students enrolled in biology, chemistry, biochemistry or related life science fields. Eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student for the coming school year at an accredited college or university in the U.S.

Brower Youth Award

Award Amount: $3,000
Deadline: May 14, 2021
Scholarship Description: Earth Island Institute established The Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership in 2000 to honor renowned environmental advocate David Brower. Each of the six (6) recipients of the Brower Youth Awards will receive a $3,000 cash prize, a professionally produced short film about their work from an Emmy award winning film crew, and flight and lodging accommodations for a week-long trip to the San Francisco Bay Area. Youth environmental change leaders ages 13 to 22 (as of July 1) living in North America (including Mexico, Canada, some Caribbean Islands) and U.S. territories are encouraged to apply.

The Joseph M. Fannell Creative and Performing Arts Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 14, 2021
Scholarship Description: The Joseph M. Fannell Memorial Foundation was established in the wake of Joseph’s death to continue his legacy of touching others through artistry and to help young people overcome obstacles and reach their full potential. Applicants must be a graduating senior at any high school nationwide and must be enrolled in a creative or performing arts program at an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date.

EQuity Scholarship Essay Competition

Award Amount: $5,000
Deadline: May 28, 2021
Scholarship Description: EQuity is a Black-owned, learning and development venture working to advance racial justice by developing emotional intelligence. To amplify our work at the intersection of emotional intelligence and racial justice, we are launching a scholarship essay competition. This fall we will be awarding a $5,000 scholarship to the winner. Any degree-seeking student is eligible to apply.

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