Scholarships for High School Juniors

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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 each [...] More

Alabama Scholarships for Dependents of Blind Parents
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Alabama Scholarship for Dependents of Blind Parents is an award to cover instructional fees and tuition at an Alabama state institution of higher learning for children of families in which the head of the family is blind and whose family income is insufficient to provide educational benefits. Students must apply within two years of high school graduation. Applications are available from 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

AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
As more and more families across America are affected by Alzheimer’s disease, many teenagers as well are becoming aware of this heartbreaking brain disease—from personal experiences in their own families, watching friends and neighbors, or involvement in community service. Recognizing this, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), a national nonprofit organization, has created a division [...] More

AFA Teens Video Competition
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
As more and more families across America are affected by Alzheimer’s disease, many teenagers as well are becoming aware of this heartbreaking brain disease—from personal experiences in their own families, watching friends and neighbors, or involvement in community service. Recognizing this, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), a national nonprofit organization, has created a division [...] More

Connecticut BBB Student Ethics Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: July 20, 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

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

Heart of America's Christopher Reeve Service Award
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Christopher Reeve Award® is awarded to those high school students who make a difference in their communities and exhibit exemplary lives of service and compassion. This year's award winner will receive a $1,000 stipend towards higher education and recognition on our site and amidst the local community. Although direct applications are not accepted, nominations by school faculty or [...] 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

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 Illinois [...] 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 apply [...] 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 its [...] More

William Randolph Hearst Foundation U.S. Senate Youth Program
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Each year, 104 students are selected as delegates for an all expense paid educational week in Washington, D.C. Delegates will hear major policy addresses by senators, cabinet members, other government officials, tour national monuments and museums. Each student is also awarded a $5,000 scholarship for undergraduate studies at a U.S.-accredited college or university. Applications may only be [...] 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 on [...] 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

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

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

Dreams Take Flight Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Girls With Wings was founded in 2003 with the mission to promote, encourage and expose girls to the wonderful opportunities in aviation. This mission is accomplished through public speaking engagements, the interactive Girls With Wings Presentation, the interactive website, and the Girls With Wings Flight Training Scholarship program. The Dreams Take Flight Scholarship is intended to open the [...] 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

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 a [...] More

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: March 06, Annually
High school juniors and seniors can win up to $2,000 for college in the Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest, sponsored by the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee. Each year, the contest engages high school students in church-state issues by directing them to express a point of view on a religious liberty topic. The grand prize is $2,000 and airfare and lodging for two [...] 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

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

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

Junior Achievement Essay Competition
Application Deadlines: October 29, Annually
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington is pleased to announce the Junior Achievement Essay Competition, sponsored by David M. Rubenstein. This year, Junior Achievement invites students from the Greater Washington region to compete for $110,000 in scholarships. The competition is open to any student in the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the Greater Washington region. Students must write a [...] 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

Symantec Graduate Fellowship
Application Deadlines: December 03, Annually
Symantec Corp. based in Cupertino, Calif., 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

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 enter [...] More

AFSA High School Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The American Foreign Service Association National High School Essay Contest is open to all high school students whose parents are not in the United States Foreign Service. The winner will receive $2,500 and a trip to Washington, D.C. with your parents. The winner’s school will also receive $500. For this years essay topic, please visit our website in November. Guidelines: - Submit four copies [...] 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

North American International Auto Show High School Poster Contest
Application Deadlines: November 22, Annually
The Annual NAIAS High School Poster Contest is open to all Michigan residents enrolled in grades 10 through 12. This year, the NAIAS will choose winners in 16 categories. Posters must be original artwork, 25" x 21" in size, two-dimensional and camera ready. The poster theme must be automotive related and any mixed media suitable for reproduction as a poster is allowed, including [...] 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

USBC Annual Zeb Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Annual Zeb Scholarship is awarded to a USBC Youth member who achieves academic success and gives back to his/her community through service. One person will be selected to receive a $2,500 scholarship, which will be managed through the SMART program. The Annual Zeb Scholarship will be formally presented at the USBC Junior Gold Championships award ceremony. USBC will pay travel and hotel [...] More

Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund offers college scholarships to eligible high school juniors and 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. Eligible students from qualifying geographic areas include those having a 3.0 [...] More

Utah Centennial Scholarship for Early Graduation program
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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.. Eligibility 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, (3) [...] More

Texas A&M University-Century Scholar Award
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Century Scholars Program is a partnership between Texas A&M University and participating high schools in the Central Texas, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Rio Grande Valley, and San Antonio areas. This program was established to increase the number of enrolled students from under-represented high schools. Program Benefits Students selected as Century Scholars are awarded $20,000 over four [...] More

Courageous Persuaders Video Scholarship Competition
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
The Courageous Persuaders Video Scholarship Competition gives students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to create a 30-second commercial to warn middle school students about the dangers of underage drinking. Emphasis is placed on concept and the message, not on production values. The winners are awarded scholarships for their creativity and effectiveness and these awards are presented at the [...] 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

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

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 student [...] 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 FRA National Committee on Americanism-Patriotism sponsors an annual Americanism Essay Contest. To find out this year's theme, please visit our website. FRA's Essay Contest is open to all students grades 7 through 12 (including those who are home schooled). Each entrant must be sponsored by an FRA member in good standing or by a currently chartered branch or unit. Essay Contest Rules: - [...] More

NSSAR - George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest is open to all students who are United States citizens or legal aliens. Contestants shall be attending public, parochial, or private high schools (including accredited home schools). Contestants must be in their junior or senior grade of study during the contest year. The contest is conducted in three phases: local (Chapter), state (State [...] More

USBC Gift for Life Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Gift for Life Scholarships are awarded annually to high school students who offer evidence of financial hardships. (*See definition below.) Scholarships will be awarded to twelve (12) USBC Youth members. The winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship managed through the SMART program. In honor of the September 11th heroes, two of these awards one to a male and one to a female, are reserved for [...] 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

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

Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The goals of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative™ are to: - Elevate youth into leadership roles by engaging them in environmental cleanup and conservation projects, - Empower young people to rebuild the environmental and social well-being of our communities, - Improve local living conditions for both citizens and wildlife through education, activism, and action. Three scholarships totaling [...] 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

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

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: May 23, 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. Each couple must submit: - One color photograph (professional or amateur) of the [...] 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

"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

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

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

Jennie M. Haver Scholarship Fund, Inc.
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The Jennie M. Haver Scholarship Fund is a homegrown independent program in service since 1956. It is a Merit and Needs based Scholarship serving high school students in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. The scholarship is open to all students, who are directed to apply through their respective schools. We work with the educators to identify and select students who demonstrate academic excellence, [...] 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

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

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

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

Knudson Churchill Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 17, 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 who: [...] 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

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 child’s [...] 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

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

The Montgomery G.I. Bill plus the Army College Fund
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The Montgomery G.I. Bill plus the Army College Fund As a Soldier, you can take advantage of the Montgomery GI Bill and the Army College Fund to pay for your college education. Depending on how long you enlist with the Army and the job you choose, you can get up to $72,900 to help pay for college. All you have to do is give $100 a month during your first year of service. If you select the Army [...] 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

Music Center SPOTLIGHT Award - Visual Arts
Application Deadlines: December 09, Annually
The Music Center Spotlight Awards program was established in 1988 to provide meaningful recognition, encouragement, and advancement opportunities to high school performing and visual artists in Southern California. Students of all talent levels are encouraged to participate in order to strengthen audition and performance skills. Now in its twenty-second year, the program boasts many highly [...] 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. This year's dates are June 23rd through June 29th. Each year, the NRA selects the best and the brightest students to visit the nation's [...] More

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
Application Deadlines: October 31, 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

Norwegian National League
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Norwegian National League of Chicago is offering scholarships to students who are of Norwegian heritage residing in the Illinois counties of Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will. The first scholarship for $1,000 will be awarded to a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has been accepted by a college or university. Also, a $100 cash prize will be awarded to a high [...] More

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund sponsors scholarly writing contests for grades K-12, as well as two separate writing contests for law students. These contests, and the respective due dates for entries, are described below. All writing contest entries should be submitted to the address listed above. Essays will be judged in two categories: Senior (grades 10-12) and Junior (grades 9 and below), [...] More

Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation Scholarship Program
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The objective of the Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation Scholarship Program is to acquaint young people with the historical legacy of two of Virginia’s most outstanding military figures, Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. One $10,000, eight $2,000, and eighteen $1,000 college scholarships are available to Virginia high school juniors and seniors submitting outstanding [...] 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 in [...] More

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Application Deadlines: November 04, 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

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest
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The purpose of The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program - "A Constitutional Speech Contest" is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Who is eligible? - All contestants must be students under the age of 20 years on the date of the National Contest - All contestants must be enrolled in a [...] More

The Hamilton Award
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
The purpose of the Hamilton Award is to recognize high school students for their academic, personal, service and entrepreneurial achievements and to select students for the Hamilton Leaders Academy. Winners of the Hamilton Award are automatically enrolled in the Hamilton Leaders Academy, where they join a distinguished cohort of peers from across the US who learn from one another and grow [...] More

Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program
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The purpose of the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program (VGAP) is to provide an incentive to financially needy students now attending elementary and secondary school in Virginia to raise their expectations and their academic performance and to consider higher education an achievable objective in their future. The law requires that the awards to undergraduates be proportional to need so that 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

Shirley A. Wedge National Cheer and Dance Scholarship Fund
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The Shirley A. Wedge National Cheer and Dance Scholarship fund has been providing scholarships to deserving cheer and dance athletes since 1988. In that time, we have awarded over $385,000 in college scholarships. To be eligible for a scholarship, cheerleading and dance athletes must compete at the COA Ultimate National Championship which is held each Easter at the Gaylord Palms Resort in [...] More

The Siemens Competition
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
The Siemens Foundation, in partnership with the College Board, established the Siemens Competition. The Competition promotes excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects in science, mathematics, engineering and technology or in combinations of these disciplines. In 1999, the Foundation hosted the first national Siemens Competition in Math, Science & [...] 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

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

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

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

Valley Humanities Review High School Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The Valley Humanities Review is pleased to announce its annual High School Scholarship Contest. We are 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. [...] More

The Violet Richardson Award
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Violet Richardson Award recognizes young women who have demonstrated their commitment to improve the community and the world through volunteer service. Both the winner and her volunteer organization receive cash awards of $250 each. The recipient is also eligible for awards from Soroptimist Sierra Pacific Region and Soroptimist International of the Americas. Eligibility: Young women ages 14 [...] More

Voice of Democracy
Application Deadlines: November 01, Annually
The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories. Students should record their reading of the draft to a CD. The recording can be no shorter than 3 minutes and no longer than 5 minutes (plus or minus 5 seconds). Entries begin at the Post level. Once [...] 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

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

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 forces [...] 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

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

The Kevin Dare "Life... Back on Track" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 29, 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

Cynthia E. Morgan Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 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 current [...] 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

Horace Mann Fellowship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
We are seeking bold, imaginative, creative learners who are capable of handling the rigors of a high quality liberal arts education and who possess the desire and capacity to effect change within their communities and throughout the world. Could you be one of them? As members of one of the founding classes of the newly independent Antioch College, students admitted for the entering fall class [...] More

Robert Sheppard Leadership Award
Application Deadlines: March 22, 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. The application deadline is March 1st. For more [...] More

Chevy Scholars
Application Deadlines: February 20, Annually
West Dakota Chevy Dealers are awarding two $5,000 scholarships to high school juniors or seniors in western North Dakota. Eight finalists will each be awarded $500 as well. Students can be nominated by filling in the form located on the scholarship website. After the entry deadline, we will choose 10 finalists, who will be posted on the website. Finalists will be chosen by a panel of the [...] 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

CaptainU $2000 Student Athlete Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
One student will be selected each quarter. Your application will be judged on 1) profile completeness; 2) recruiting activity on CaptainU & 3) promotion of CaptainU. We will announce the winner on our Facebook fan page. [...] 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

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

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 should [...] More

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