Scholarships for High School Juniors

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"A Voice for Animals" High School Contest
Application Deadlines: May 25, Annually
The Humane Education Network is pleased to announce its Annual A Voice for Animals High School Contest with prizes totaling $6,000 across several categories (video, essay, blog). The contest is now open for submissions and the deadline for entries is May 25th. The contest is open to all students currently attending high school anywhere in the world, regardless of nationality, citizenship or [...] More

AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
In a further effort to provide an outlet for teenagers to express their thoughts about Alzheimer's disease and to engage the younger generation in this cause, AFA is pleased to offer the AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship.

Students are required to submit an autobiography and write a 1,200-1,500 word essay that answers the following questions:
-How has Alzheimer's disease [...] More

AFSA High School Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The American Foreign Service Association's National High School Essay Contest encourages students to think critically and write a research paper about building peace through diplomacy. Students must be in grades 9-12, students of U.S. citizenship and whose parents are not members of the Foreign Service.

Essay topic:
Imagine that you are a member of the U.S. Foreign Service recently assigned [...] More

Alvarado/García Scholarship
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High school Junior? Latino? GBQ? College-bound?

The Alvarado-Garcia Scholarship (AGS) in collaboration with the Association of Latino Men for Action (ALMA) was established to recognize and foster outstanding gay, bisexual and questioning Latino high school juniors who elect to attend an accredited two-year college or four-year university in Illinois.

The AGS offers financial assistance and [...] More

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest
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The Oratorical Contest presents participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation's laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.

Who is eligible?
- All contestants must be students under the age of 20 years on the date of [...] More

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 07, Annually
The AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship program is open to all high school students and designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Serving as a unique example of various sectors of our field joining together to support young, talented minds, the scholarships are being sponsored by partners in industry and the government, as well as through named scholarships either [...] More

Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative has engaged tens of thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around the world in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999.
Three scholarships will be awarded annually to the authors of the three best Apprentice Ecologist essays. Applicants should embody the spirit of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative by [...] More

Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
The Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund offers college scholarships to eligible high school seniors in Redding, Fairfield and Westport, Connecticut and the cities and surrounding suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and Las Vegas, Nevada. Award amounts vary according to the need of the student and the cost of attendance.

-Must be entering their senior year of high school in the fall
-Must [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
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Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. aims to recognize and reward students in grade 4-11 who have earned the highest level of academic achievement. Emphasis is placed on students' performance and desire to maintain a strong academic record, as well as humanitarian qualities that have a positive impact on society.

To be considered for nomination, students must:
- be enrolled in grades 4-11
- be [...] More

CCIP High School Scholarship Program
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The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation's Chicago Community Israel Program (CCIP) and the Naftali Steinfeld Memorial Scholarship Fund offer scholarships based on financial need for high school students participating in approved Israel Experience programs. The purpose of the CCIP High School Scholarship Program is to develop Jewish identity and nourish greater understanding and commitment to [...] More

Coastwise Prize for Investing Excellence
Application Deadlines: January 10, Annually
The mission of the Coastwise Prize Scholarship is to promote and inspire financial education among students to help them become more competent, aware and wise when managing personal finances and investments. By creating an incentive for students to research and explore these important lifelong money management concepts, the Coastwise Prize for Investing Excellence will assist in developing [...] More

Connecticut BBB Student Ethics Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: August 18, Annually
BBB Student Ethics Award Program recognizes high school students in their junior year, who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, and overall personal integrity and academic history. A student will be selected through an independant panel of judges to receive a scholarship of $2,500 to an accredited college or university of his or her choice. Scholarships must [...] More

Courageous Persuaders Video Scholarship Competition
Application Deadlines: February 11, Annually
Create a TV commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking. Win scholarship money and trophies, have fun, and gain valuable experience. The grand prize-winning commercial will be broadcast on TV and the team that created it will work with Pluto Post and the Detroit Auto Dealers Education Foundation to upgrade their spot for air.

Open to all [...] More

Cynthia E. Morgan Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 25, Annually
This scholarship was established in 2005 in the name of Cynthia E. Morgan, who passed away in October 2004 after a courageous, but all-too-brief, fight with stomach cancer. It has been established in an attempt to aid select college students in paying for their post-secondary education. This year’s scholarship is set at $1,000.

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicant must:
- Be a [...] More

David and Maryla Korn Family Scholarship Fund for the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and/or Jewish Primary Day School
Application Deadlines: May 04, Annually
This scholarship is awarded once a year. Scholarships range from $2,500 to $5,000. Applications are sent directly to the school. Please contact your school counselor to apply. Decision is based primarily on financial need.

Applicants must be:
- A Jewish resident of the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area
- Attending the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School or the Jewish Primary Day [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape. For further details and to apply, please visit the provider's website.

Each [...] More

East Villagers Service Scholar Essay and Art Contest
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
The East Villagers Non-Profit Community is offering an opportunity for young service-minded scholars to express their passion for community service through essay writing and art. Winners from Northern California will be invited to read their essays at the annual Service Scholar Award Celebration hosted by the Ping & Amy Chao Family Foundation. Students must complete five hours of community [...] More

Fed Challenge Citibank Scholarships and Grants
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The Federal Reserve Bank of New York invites high school teams in the Federal Reserve's Second District (New York State; New Jersey counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren; and Fairfield County in Connecticut) to enter the Fed Challenge. This multilevel national competition is designed to bring real-world economics [...] More

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program
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The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program for Florida residents is the umbrella program for all state-funded scholarships based on academic achievement in high school.

How and When Does a Student Apply?

Students must apply during their last year in high school (after December 1 and prior to graduation) or forfeit all future eligibility for a Bright Futures Scholarship.

* A [...] More

Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools
Application Deadlines: March 06, Annually
The Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools has close to 100 scholarships for post-secondary study available to students graduating from the Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Each scholarship's criteria and award varies. Review each for detailed information. For more information, please visit our [...] More

FRA Americanism Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The essay contest's grand national prize is $5,000 with additional prizes of $2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place in grades seven through twelve. Each winners will receive an attractive plaque citing his or her achievement. Every entrant judged at the national level receives a certificate of recognition. Additional prizes may be awarded to students winning [...] More

Gear Up Alaska Scholarship
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GEAR UP Alaska scholarship provides up to $7,000 each year for up to four years of undergraduate study (up to $3,500 each year for half-time study). The federal government funds the scholarships. They do not have to be paid back. In Alaska, GEAR UP scholarships are available to students who have participated in GEAR UP Programs in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade and have met the academic milestones [...] More

Germans from Russia Heritage Society Youth Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The International GRHS Essay Contest encourages students from around the world to learn about the history and culture of the German-Russians, people who emigrated from Germany into Russia during the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, in the USA, Canada and other countries in the Western Hemisphere, these people have become known as Germans from Russia.

The GRHS Essay Contest is open to all [...] More

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The Girls Impact the World Film Festival, presented by the Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) and Connecther, is a film festival and scholarship program in which high school and undergraduate college students submit 3-5 minute short films that focus on a variety of global women's issues, including maternal health, microfinance initiatives, child-marriage, sex-trafficking, [...] More

GLHF Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation Education Scholarship targets not only the traditional college and vocational students, but also looks at retraining adults with bleeding disorders who are finding it difficult to function in their chosen field because of health complications. It also targets parents of children with bleeding disorders who, through career advancement, can better meet the [...] More

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors outstanding young leaders who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet. Their leadership and courage make them true heroes—and inspirations to us all.

Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 winners nationwide. Half of the winners have focused on helping their communities and fellow beings and the other half have focused [...] More

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Created in 1988 by the award-winning teachers of the Golden Apple Foundation, the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program recruits and prepares a rich ethnic diversity of bright and talented high school graduates for successful teaching careers in schools of need throughout Illinois.

Beginning in April of their junior year and continuing through November 30th of their senior year, any [...] More

Greater Columbus Area Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge
Application Deadlines: March 13, Annually
High school students are invited to write and illustrate a children's book that discusses the topics of tolerance and diversity.

Submissions should provide a story that children, in grades K-5, can understand and identify with, as well as promotes a greater understanding of different cultures, lifestyles and beliefs. Students may work individually or as a team (up to four members).

Books [...] More

Growing Up Asian in America Art & Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
Growing Up Asian in America is the largest celebration of Asian Heritage in the nation, awarding more than $27,000 in savings bond awards and prizes. The art and essay contest begins in January each year with a new contest theme. Bay Area students in grades K-12 are eligible to [...] More

Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award is a $5,000 scholarship program for Iowa high school juniors.

Iowa high school juniors propose a project they wish to accomplish. Grades, test scores, essays, and financial need are not evaluated. Students are chosen for the program on the strength of their project proposals. Up to 15 students are chosen per year. They must come to West Branch for a [...] More

Holland & Knight Young Native Writers Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Young Native Writers Essay Contest is a writing contest for Native American high school students and is designed to encourage young Native Americans to write about the progress their tribal communities have made and how their tribal communities can keep moving forward.

The contest is designed to encourage young Native American writers to explore their heritage while becoming positive [...] More

IAPMO Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), a worldwide organization of dedicated professionals striving to make our planet a safer and healthier place in which to live, will again sponsor an essay competition awarding scholarships to three young people.

Participants in this year’s contest will submit essays expressing their thoughts on “What role can IAPMO play [...] More

Indiana CPA Society Diversity Summit Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 07, Annually
INCPAS is currently accepting applications for the Diversity Summit Scholarship. Completed applications are due to INCPAS no later than June 7th.

Applicants must meet ALL of the following eligibility requirements:

Must be an under-represented U.S. racial/ethnic minority student;
- Must be a high school student enrolled in an Indiana high school or home school program for the [...] More

Iowa Select Farms 4-H Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Designed to encourage Iowa 4-H members to continue their education beyond high school, our scholarship program offers more than 100 scholarships totaling over $100,000 in financial aid for Iowa youth. Scholarships range in value from $500 to $5,000. There are even scholarships for current college students and students in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Iowa 4-H members are eligible to [...] More

Islamic Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 06, Annually
ISF’s goal is to encourage Muslim students to pursue a college or post-graduate degrees in humanities, social sciences, liberal arts and law through awarding annual scholarships of $1000-$10,000 to deserving students.


Scholarships are awarded to Muslim students who have been accepted to top- ranked four-year colleges and universities for undergraduate and post-graduate studies [...] More

J. Wood Platt Caddie Scholarship
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The J. Wood Platt Caddie Scholarship Trust has provided over $9.18 million in college tuition grants to deserving caddies associated with the Member Clubs of the Golf Association of Philadelphia.

Since 1958 the Trust has made it possible for 2,816 caddie/scholars to receive the benefit of important educational dollars. The scholarship program is open to young persons who have caddied for at [...] More

Jewish United Fund Merit Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Jewish United Fund offers a number of annual merit scholarships to high school, college and graduate students to age 23 who demonstrate significant leadership skills. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage the development of Jewish identity, nourish greater commitment to Israel and the Chicago Jewish community, and to recognize future leaders.

Eligibility Requirements:
- [...] More

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: January 05, Annually
The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest is the nation's most prestigious honor for elected public servants. The Award was created in 1989 by members of President Kennedy's family to honor President John F. Kennedy and recognize and celebrate the quality of political courage that he admired most.

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest invites high school students to consider the [...] More

Key Club International Scholarship Program
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Are you a member of your high school Key Club? Did you know that being involved with the Key Club makes you eligible for several Key Club International scholarship programs?

Key Club Annual Scholarship Programs:
- Key Club International Youth Opportunities Fund scholarship
- Himmel scholarship
- David Hancock Memorial Scholarship
- Robert Thal Scholarship
- Stephen Sapaugh Memorial [...] More

Knudson Churchill Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 16, Annually
The Knudson Churchill Scholarship is designed to promote and support education in the fields of print journalism or automotive technology. Endowed by the New England MG 'T' Register, the program will present the best applicant with a monetary award to the accredited, post-secondary school of choice in order to study in one of these two areas.

This opportunity is available to any student [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Eastern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to the college students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Western Region
Application Deadlines: July 10, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to qualified high school, college and graduate students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled full-time studying in the United States and maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit [...] More

Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation Scholarship Program
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18 scholarships will be awarded to V irginia high school juniors and seniors submitting outstanding analytical essays on any aspect--positive or negative--of the career, character, or legacy of General Robert E. Lee and/or General "Stonewall" Jackson.

The Foundation will award one $2,000 scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship to students whose essays are judged to be the best in each of [...] More

LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The LeRoy W. Homer Jr. foundation encourages and supports young men and women who wish to pursue aviation careers, as professional pilots. The foundation will award flight instruction scholarships for potential students, in order to obtain private pilot certification.

Please do not send letters requesting applications. If you require more information, or would like to apply, please visit the [...] More

Marion Huber Learning through Listening Awards
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Each year, the Marion Huber Learning Through Listening (LTL) awards are presented to Learning Ally members who are high school seniors with learning disabilities, in recognition of academic excellence, outstanding leadership, and service to others.

Marion Huber made her first gift of $200 to RFB&D in 1959. By 1990, she was making gifts in the range of $20,000. Marion was particularly focused [...] More

Maryland State Archives Summer Internships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
High school, undergraduate or graduate level college students attending Maryland schools or Maryland residents attending out-of-state schools are eligible to apply for summer internships through the Maryland State Archives. The competitive selection process is based on an evaluation of the following application materials:
- Cover letter
- Maryland State Employment Application Form (MS 100) [...] More

Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The goals of the Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest are to help California students develop awareness of the issues surrounding aid in dying and to financially assist college-bound scholars. Each applicant must answer the question listed on our website.

To participate in the Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest you must meet the following requirements:
- [...] More

Michigan Remembers 9-11 Essay Contest
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High school juniors and seniors from schools in Michigan (public, private, and home schools) are encouraged to submit an original essay on their reflections and research on the impacts of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington D.C., and Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Judging will be performed anonymously by professional educators, writers, and volunteers [...] More

Microsoft Imagine Cup
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The world’s toughest problems will be addressed one solution at a time. But who will lead the change? Compete in the Microsoft Imagine Cup student technology competition and you’ll join thousands of students from around the world who are stepping up to the challenge of global change. It all starts with you.

For Imagine Cup, you can choose from three team competitions — Software Design, Game [...] More

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is not a traditional scholarship focused on rewarding academic achievement and financial need: Its specific goal is to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem solving. The scholarship aims to honor these students and to help make their higher education goals more accessible.

Apply for this scholarship if you are...
- a [...] More

MIT THINK Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: January 01, Annually
The THINK Scholars Program is an educational outreach initiative that promotes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by supporting and funding projects developed by high school students. The program is run by undergraduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and sponsored by technology companies and educational organizations. THINK project proposals are science [...] More

Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 06, Annually
The Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation seeks to encourage young people to treasure our Jewish heritage, reflect on our Jewish values, and better understand our contribution to civilization and culture. To this effort, the Foundation sponsors an annual essay contest open to both junior high and high school students. The Foundation also issues grants to a wide variety of educational, scientific [...] More

National Youth Education Summit
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The National Rifle Association launched the National Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.) in 1996 in an effort to encourage America's youth to become active and knowledgeable citizens. The Summit is an seven-day leadership and scholarship week in Washington, D.C.

Each year, the NRA selects the best and the brightest students to visit the nation's capital where participants learn the significance [...] More

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
Application Deadlines: October 26, Annually
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Awardees are selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing offers both a national and local "affiliate" competitions to generate [...] More

North American International Auto Show Poster Contest
Application Deadlines: December 04, Annually
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2016 is pleased to announce the 28th Annual High School Poster Contest winners. This contest provides a unique opportunity for students to become involved in our premier auto show, while gaining experience in creative competition. Students create automotive-themed posters that meet contest requirements. The contest is open to all Michigan high [...] More

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund sponsors a scholarly writing contest for grades K-12. The theme for the essay is "What Does The Second Amendment Mean to You?" Essays will be judged in two categories: Senior (grades 9-12) and junior (grades 8 and below), with separate cash prizes awarded to the winners in each category. First place cash prizes are $1,000, $600 for second place, $200 for third [...] More

NSSAR George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest
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The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest was originally established and named in honor of President Calvin Coolidge, who won a local SAR essay contest while a student at Amherst. The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest is open to all students who are United States citizens or legal aliens.

-Contestants must be attending public, parochial, or private high schools [...] More

Playwright Discovery Award
Application Deadlines: April 13, Annually
The VSA arts Playwright Discovery Award invites middle and high school students to take a closer look at the world around them, examine how disability affects their lives and the lives of others, and express their views through the art of playwriting. Playwrights may write from their own experience or about an experience in the life of another person or fictional character. Scripts can be [...] More

Point Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 20, Annually
Diversity + Talent = Point Scholar

For students who are underprivileged, especially those who have been abandoned by family and other support systems because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, the cost of an education can seem an insurmountable obstacle to success. Point Foundation believes these students should not be further disadvantaged as they prepare for the future.

Since [...] More

Professor E.A. Rogers Award
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Are you a high school freshman, sophomore, or junior hoping to attend a top college or university? Are you looking for a challenging and dynamic summer program that allows you to take college level courses while getting a preview of college life?

The Professor E.A. Rogers Award provides a full tuition scholarship to the prestigious Junior Statesmen Summer School. The program is offered [...] More

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Application Deadlines: November 03, Annually
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. The program was created in 1995 by Prudential in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) to honor middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state, and [...] More

RCF, Inc. Mansfield Noon Lions Club Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Mansfield Noon Lions Club Scholarship Fund provides scholarships and or educational assistance for:

- The visually handicapped pursing their education either part or full-time, giving priority to those students graduating from the visually impaired program at Mansfield City Schools, and whose visual handicap, which means an impairment which, even with correction, adversely affects a [...] More

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
Each year, the Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest engages high school students in church-state issues by directing them to express a point of view on a religious liberty topic. Essays are judged on the depth of their content, the mastery of the topic, and the skill with which they are written. Students should develop a point of view on the issue and demonstrate critical thinking, using [...] More

Robert Sheppard Leadership Award
Application Deadlines: March 20, Annually
We want to inspire our members who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to community service and initiative in volunteer activities. In honor of Robert P. Sheppard, who worked tirelessly with high school and college honor societies for over 20 years, awards of $2,500 and $1,000 are made to NSHSS members who embody his passion for volunteerism.

For more information, please visit the [...] More

Saab Family Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 10, Annually
The Saab Family Foundation provides scholarships to individuals seeking to pursue private high school education or higher education in the pursuit of a two- or four-year degree. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and/or financial need, and may be provided to cover tuition, room and board, fees, and book expenses. Recipients are required to maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA, and be [...] More

Schwartz Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The SSF contributes to the financial foundation necessary for those who seek to attend an accredited college or university in order to further their vision for the future. The maximum annual family income to qualify for the SSF is $150,000 in the given tax year of the application (tax forms will not be required to apply, only an estimate, but updated federal tax information may be requested to [...] More

Sertoma International Scholarship for Students who are Hard of Hearing of Deaf
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
Competitive scholarship for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Student must have a 40dB hearing loss in both ears (as determined by the SRT score of an audiogram) and a minimum 3.2 GPA. Students also must be pursuing a bachelor's degree and have U.S. citizenship. For further information, please visit our [...] More

SFM Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
SFM Foundation is a non-profit organization created to administer a post-secondary education scholarship program to benefit children of workers disabled or fatally injured in work-related accidents.

SFM Foundation is an affiliate of SFM Companies, a regional workers' compensation insurance group headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Scholarships are available to qualifying students whose [...] More

Southern California Association of Governments Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 07, Annually
The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Scholarship Program is designed to offer local government and planning experience that students can use to develop long-term career goals. The Scholarship will provide seven $2,000 scholarship awards for high school or community college students from the SCAG region and a two-week externship with a local government planning agency. [...] More

Symantec Graduate Fellowship
Application Deadlines: December 04, Annually
Symantec Corp. based in Cupertino, California, is offering a one-year fellowship that covers 100 percent of the student's tuition and fees and provides a $20,000 stipend to cover academic-year living expenses. Recipients will have the opportunity to work directly with Symantec's top researchers on new research projects and will also have access to the company’s market-leading technologies and [...] More

Taigh Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 07, Annually
The Taigh (a Gaelic term for “home or dwelling”) Scholarship was established to inspire and encourage residents of Peacham, Vermont, to pursue a post-secondary education. The donors of this scholarship understand the challenges that students from rural areas face, particularly those who are the first in their family to attend post-secondary school. It is the donors’ intent that this scholarship [...] More

Texas A&M University-Century Scholar Award
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Century Scholars Program (CSP) is a partnership between Texas A&M University and 108 high schools throughout the state of Texas. Established during the 1999-2000 academic year, the Century Scholars Program is an academic scholarship and retention program seeking to increase the number of enrolled and retained students from under-represented Texas high schools. The program serves as a [...] More

The Estelle Beaumont Ellison Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Estelle Beaumont Ellison Scholarship Fund was created through an endowment by Ellison, who actively contributed to their community, showing great concern for young people and giving generously to numerous charities that benefited children. The scholarships in the fund will be awarded in two categories, those of Individual Seminary Scholarships, available for persons canonically resident in [...] More

The Hamilton Award
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
The Hamilton Award recognizes outstanding high school juniors for their academic, personal, service, entrepreneurial and leadership achievements and selects students for admission into the Hamilton Leaders Academy.

Winners of the Hamilton Award are enrolled in the Hamilton Leaders Academy, joining a distinguished cohort of peers from across the US who learn from one another and grow together [...] More

The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photographers aims to provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age. Through a variety of funding, including equipment purchases and scholarships for college and technical school classes, the foundation’s mission is to expand educational and [...] More

The Kevin Dare "Life... Back on Track" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
This scholarship is intended for high school student athletes that have suffered a debilitating injury or illness (examples: cancer, catastrophic injury) to help them achieve their academic goals at a four-year academic institution.

Kevin was known for supporting the underdog and standing up for what he believed was right. He was fiercely competitive and a high achiever. His family and the [...] More

The Negro Spiritual Scholarship
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The "Negro Spiritual" Scholarship Foundation works with Orlando Opera to sponsor a vocal competition for sacred music performed by the solo voice in characteristic Negro spiritual style.

Senior high school students of eleventh or twelfth grade level who are of Afro-ethnic descent may enter a statewide vocal competition to rehearse and perform these arranged Negro spirituals. Students who [...] More

The Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Awards
Application Deadlines: March 07, Annually
The annual Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Awards program is sponsored by the Foundation of the Better Business Bureau, serving Nebraska, South Dakota and southwest Iowa. Six $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who reside in the geographic area served by the BBB. Two scholarships will be awarded to students who reside in metro Omaha and southwest Iowa, two will be awarded to [...] More

The Siemens Competition
Application Deadlines: September 22, Annually
The Siemens Foundation (the "Foundation") established the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology ("Siemens Competition" or "Competition") in 1999. The Siemens Competition seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects. It fosters intensive research that improves students' understanding of the value of scientific study and informs [...] More

The Silver Shield Foundation
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The Silver Shield Foundation reaches out to every family in New York City and the surrounding area that has lost a mother or father in the line of duty. The Foundation ensures that the death of a parent does not mean the end of educational opportunity.

The Foundation begins its work as soon as notice is received of a death in the line of duty. A Foundation Family Enrollment Form is sent to the [...] More

The Walter M. Decker Point Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 20, Annually
To honor his legacy of academic and philanthropic excellence, Point Foundation has created the Walter M. Decker Scholarship to support one or more outstanding students annually.

Dr. Decker, an accomplished radiologist, was a fine example of an individual who lived simply, but wanted others to benefit from his success. He was compelled and inspired by the example of Point Scholars who, in the [...] More

The Young Naturalist Awards Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Young Naturalist Awards Program hosted by the American Museum of Natural History, invites students in grades 7 through 12 to conduct original research in the areas of biology, earth science or astronomy. Students work independently to make observations, record data and illustrate findings before documenting their research in a written essay. The 12 finalists (two per grade) receive [...] More

USBC Annual Zeb Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The award recognizes a USBC Youth member who achieves academic success and gives back to their community through service. Applicants must be in their junior or senior year of high school, and must be USBC Youth members in good standing. This scholarship is based mainly on community service and very strong academic success.

Bowling success does not factor into the selection process. The winner [...] More

USBC Gift for Life Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Gift For Life Scholarships are available to any USBC Youth member currently in high school currently holding a GPA of 2.0 or higher and who can demonstrate financial need. USBC awards up to 12 scholarships each year.

Two of the six awards are reserved annually for children of fire department, emergency rescue or police personnel. Selected finalists may be asked to provide evidence of their [...] More

Utah Centennial Scholarship for Early Graduation program
Application Deadlines:
The Centennial Scholarship for Early Graduation program is a partial tuition program which allows for high school graduation to be flexible and appropriate to meet the individual students' needs..

Any public school student who has (1) a Student Education Occupation Plan (SEOP) on file, (2) has indicated to the secondary school principal the intent to complete early graduation, [...] More

Valley Humanities Review High School Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities - including literature, film, art, history, religion, or philosophy - written by current high school students that demonstrate high quality, intellectual rigor and originality. The winner will receive a $500 prize and publication in the spring issue.

The goal with all our projects is to encourage a culture of [...] More

VFW Voice of Democracy Competition
Application Deadlines: November 01, Annually
Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW's) premier scholarship program. Each year, almost 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year's theme is: My Vision for AmericaEach year, nearly 38,000 high school students [...] More

We The Future Contest
Application Deadlines: September 17, Annually
Scholarship Purpose: Janine Turner - motion picture and television actress, author, singer, inspirational speaker and founder of Constituting America - is leading a school and community effort designed to provide students with opportunities to learn historical content and develop personal and educational awareness through the study of the U.S. Constitution, its principles set forth by our [...] More

West Virginia PROMISE Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The PROMISE (Providing Real Opportunities for Maximizing In-State Student Excellence) Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program that is designed to make college more affordable to all qualified West Virginia students.

The program, funded for the first time in 2001, will provide each eligible West Virginia high school graduate a full tuition scholarship to a state college or university [...] More

William Randolph Hearst Foundation U.S. Senate Youth Program
Application Deadlines:
The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. The 54th annual program will be held in Washington, D.C. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in [...] More

Write A Play! New York City Playwriting Contest
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
WRITE A PLAY! NYC, the New York City School Playwriting Contest, is open to all NYC students. Plays are judged in three categories: elementary, middle, and high school. All entrants receive a Certificate of Merit, a written evaluation of the play and an invitation to the annual Awards Ceremony.

Plays must be submitted by students, not teachers. There are no restrictions on length, style, or [...] More

Scholarships for High School Juniors

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by Susan Dutca

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by Susan Dutca

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November 17, 2015

by Susan Dutca

The University of York cancelled International Men's Day (IMD) on Thursday after outraged students, staff, and alumni protested comments made by a male faculty member and requested an apology for "the manner in which it [the release] was framed." Dr. Aidan Lee of the University’s Equality and Diversity Committee stated that "[although there's focus on] raising awareness about - and removing [...]

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