Summer Scholarships!

Going Merry has a lengthy list of summer scholarships you may want to apply for. Here is a list of possibilities.

Click the links below to access the application.

Maestro Cares Foundation Scholarship Due May 31; $3000 award For high-achieving Latino students with demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and proof of prior dedication to charitable/volunteer work.

Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship Award Due Jun 5; $5000 award This scholarship is for an LGBTQ student who plans to pursue a career in journalism, and supports the mission of fair and accurate coverage of the LGBTQ community. The applicant must demonstrate understanding of issues facing the LGBTQ community, include five work samples, and publish a multimedia news story to Tumblr as part of the application.
Sharon C. Ryan Memorial Scholarship Due Jun 15; $1000 award For a student with GPA 3.0+ who plans to major in business, statistics, hospitality, or spa management, in order to pursue a career in hospitality. For the application, the student will need to write an essay related to family vacations, hospitality, or their career plans; as well as include two letters of recommendation.  

Providian Medical Scholarships Due Jun 21; $500 award; 2 recipients For students with GPA 3.0+, an essay contest on the topic: “How medical equipment technology has changed college coursework/curriculum.” Applications must be sent via postal mail.
Design a Better Future Scholarship
Due Jun 28; $10,000 award; 5 recipients Students must design and implement a community improvement project, and then submit multimedia (photos, videos, interviews, and write-ups) about the process and its impact. Five students will receive $10k tuition scholarships, and the top-prize winner will receive an additional $5k towards the community project.  

School’s Out Scholarship Due Jun 30; $150 award Broad eligibility scholarship that requires just one short essay (100-300 words) reflecting on what the student has accomplished this school year and what their ambitions are for the school year to come.  

El Dabe Ritter Scholarship Due Jun 30; $1500 award Scholarship for students with GPA 3.0+ with the application essay question: “Why is having a higher education important?” Students must also submit financial info, a resumé, recommendation letters, and a transcript.  

Lily Pabilona Emerging Entrepreneur Scholarship Due Jun 30; $1000-$5000 award; Multiple recipients Scholarship for Asian-American students pursuing careers in entrepreneurship.
Korean American Scholarship Due Jun 30; $500-5000 award; Multiple recipients Scholarship for Korean-American students who have academic/personal achievement and are engaged in community/civic service.  

Cirilo McSween Scholarship for Business or Accounting Students Due Jun 30; $5000 award; multiple recipients Scholarship for incoming freshmen planning to major in business or accounting. Winners must show academic success and active participation in their communities (via extracurriculars or community service).  
AlChE Minority Scholarship Awards
Due Jul 15; $1000 award; 15 recipients Scholarships for minority students underrepresented in chemical engineering. Applicants must plan to enroll in a four-year college and major in a science or engineering degree (with preference given to chemical engineering).  

Dolphin Galleries Scholarship for the Visual & Creative Arts Due Jul 20; $1000 award Scholarship for a student who plans to pursue an arts-related major or minor.  

Global Perspective Scholarship Due Aug 1; $250-$1000 award; 3 recipients Scholarship for high school or college students who care about making a positive impact. Applicants must write an essay on: “What kind of global impact project is most critical for you to focus on and why, and what is your plan to make an impact in the next year and beyond?”  
Environmental Awareness Scholarship Due Sep 1; $1000 award; 2 recipients Essay contest on how you think climate change will impact future generations.  

Be the Boss Scholarship for Female Entrepreneurs Due Sep 15; $2000 award; 2 recipients For a female student who wants to start her own online business. Financial need and academic performance are not important.

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