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Leap into May with these Extended Deadline Scholarships


May 1, 2020 10:17 AM
by Izzy Hall
Goodbye April showers, hello May flowers! Get into the seasonal spirit with these scholarships that have extended deadlines into May and early June. Now’s your (second) chance to apply for these scholarships and earn awards for higher education.

Goodbye April showers, hello May flowers! Get into the seasonal spirit with these scholarships that have extended deadlines into May and early June. Now’s your (second) chance to apply for these scholarships and earn awards for higher education.

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CGCS-Bernard Harris Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $5000
Deadline: May 4
Scholarship Description: The CGCS-Bernard Harris Scholarship Program was established to encourage minority students to pursue college degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

The Jimmie Crutchfield Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount: $1000
Deadline: May 4
Scholarship Description: The Negro Leagues Committee (NLC) of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is pleased to announce their essay-writing contest for high school seniors. The Jimmie Crutchfield Memorial Scholarship will honor one high school senior with a $1,000 prize and give out one $500 award for special recognition.

Becca's Closet Scholarships

Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 8
Scholarship Description: The purpose of the Becca's Closet Spirit of Generosity Scholarship is to encourage students who have demonstrated outstanding community service in high school to continue their efforts throughout their lives and to inspire others to do the same.

USPAACC Asian American College Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000
Deadline: May 15
Scholarship Description: Each year USPAACC awards college scholarships to deserving Asian American high school seniors who have a record of academic excellence, community service, and financial need, to help finance their post-secondary education. The scholarship awards range from $3,000 to $10,000 each.

Jack Scura Fund

Award Amount: $5000
Deadline: May 30
Scholarship Description: The Jack Scura Fund is offering a $5000 scholarship to disabled high school seniors who will be enrolling in an undergraduate program in the fall or are currently enrolled. Applicants must be an incoming or current student of an undergraduate program of a New Jersey college or university and have any kind of disability.

Against the Grain Artistic Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 31
Scholarship Description: The Against The Grain Artistic Scholarship provides financial assistance and promotion of Asian-American college students pursuing a major in the performing, visual arts, journalism and/or mass communications.

Captain James J. Regan Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount: $2500
Deadline: May 31
Scholarship Description: The National Technical Investigator’s Association Captain James J. Reagan Memorial Scholarship awards two merit-based scholarships annually. Applicants must be law enforcement Explorers who are high school seniors or attending an accredited college program.

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