Scholarships with May Deadlines

Scholarships include Ivey Engineering Inc. Scholarship, Rover Scholarship, DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship, Crossword Hobbyist Crossword Scholarship, Steps for Change Scholarship, Mobile Application Development Scholarship, My Impact Challenge, Andrea R. Lacy Grit Award, and more.
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Ready to apply for some college scholarships? We rounded up ten different scholarships with May deadlines that feature a diverse range of qualifications and requirements. Whether you love crosswords, animals, or developing apps, there's something for all kinds of students on this list of May scholarships. Prizes top out at $10,000. Find all the details on these scholarships for Spring 2023 below.

Ivey Engineering Inc. Scholarship

How to Apply: Submit an essay of 800–1,000 words on one of three provided topics related to building design
Eligibility: Open to any students who are seniors in high school or enrolled in a college or university in the U.S.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline:  May 1, 2023

Rover Scholarship

How to Apply: Submit an essay of 400–500 words answering the question "How did growing up with a pet in your life (could be a friend's or family member's) impact the person you are today?"
Eligibility: Open to U.S residents who are seniors in high school or current college students with at least a 3.0 GPA
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: May 1, 2023

DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship

How to Apply: Complete the application and submit an essay on how you will draw upon your cultural heritage to shape your vocational aspirations, offer creative value to your future employer, and serve your community
Eligibility: Must be a legal resident of the U.S. and a current or accepted full-time student at a 4-year accredited U.S. college with a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0. Must have completed the FAFSA.
Amount: $500 to each of the three winning students
Deadline: May 1, 2023

Crossword Hobbyist Crossword Scholarship

How to Apply: Create a 15×15 newspaper-style crossword puzzle on any topic you're passionate about and submit the online application
Eligibility: Open to students who will be enrolled in an undergraduate program for the Fall 2023 semester
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1, 2023

Steps for Change Scholarship

How to Apply: Complete the application, including your transcript and a letter of recommendation, and create a one-minute video answering the question, "How would you value yourself?"
Eligibility: Must be a college-bound high school senior graduating in 2023 with at least a 3.5 GPA and a household income of less than $55,000
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 1, 2023

Mobile Application Development Scholarship

How to Apply: Develop an app (Android or IOS) that serves to resolve an issue in the society or the community at large
Eligibility: Must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia, the U.S, or Canada who is a full-time student at an accredited 4-year college or university and pursuing an undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or IT
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: May 15, 2023

MyImpact Challenge

How to Apply: Each entry must include a report of up to 2,000 words detailing a student's completed or in-progress civic engagement project, an essay of up to 1,200 words on how the project furthers a civic virtue or founding principle, and visual documentation of the student's project and its results
Eligibility: Open to U.S. citizens ages 13-19
Amount: Awards range from $250 to $10,000
Deadline: May 21, 2023

The Andrea R. Lacy Grit Award Scholarship

How to Apply: Complete the application, including a letter of recommendation and community service records, and write a 500-word essay describing your grit story.
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior with at least a 3.0 GPA attending a four-year college or university, community college, or vocational school 
Amount: Up to three awards of $500
Deadline: May 27, 2023

There's Space for Everyone Scholarship

How to Apply: Write an essay between 500 and 800 words  on how you have exhibited a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, or social justice and how your education will help you continue this commitment during college and beyond
Eligibility: Open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university during the fall 2023 semester
Amount: $3,000 each to eight winners
Deadline: May 31, 2023

Fifth Month Scholarship

How to Apply: Submit a written response of 250 words or less to the question: May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important
Eligibility: Must be a legal U.S. resident 14 years of age or older
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 31, 2023


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