Scholarships for High School Juniors

It's never too late to apply for scholarships, and although some students may wait until their senior year in high school to begin finding scholarships, junior year is a great time to get ahead of the game, as many big decisions are made in the eleventh grade - ones that will have a large impact on the next five years and beyond. Students spend time scoping out colleges, preparing for and taking the ACT and SAT, working with college athletic recruits, and so forth.

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High school juniors are eligible to receive scholarships open to all high school students, but also ones that are specifically designated for juniors, such as The Hamilton Award. Others, like the Penguin Publishing Group's Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest, are open to upperclassmen. Therefore, with the plentiful scholarships, there's a large range of scholarships to be won - from $500 to $100,000, high school juniors can secure funding for their college education a year prior to graduation!

With the large availability and generosity of scholarships, there comes a certain amount of competition. High school juniors have the chance to compete for prestigious scholarships such as The Siemen's Competition scholarship or The Coolidge Scholarship. By the third year in high school, juniors will have had a chance to establish a solid academic and extracurricular profile to help boost their chances in successfully landing a scholarship. For the junior go-getters, here are some great scholarships:

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition was established to reward students that seek to increase their knowledge and understanding of how Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention help ensure safe drinking water. Backflow Prevention is designed to prevent dangerous - and sometimes fatal - bacteria, chemicals, and other harmful agents from entering the local water [...] More

AG Bell College Scholarship Awards

  • Application Deadline: 3/3/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) offers several scholarships for full-time students who are deaf and hard of hearing and use Listening and Spoken Language, and who are pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree or a graduate degree at an accredited college or university.

    To be eligible, spoken communication must be the applicant's primary mode of [...] More

Air Force ROTC Scholarships - High School Students

  • Application Deadline: 1/12/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • There are a variety of Air Force ROTC Scholarships for high school students; Type 1 - Pays full (100 percent) college tuition and authorized fees at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment. Type 1 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend. Type 2 - Pays up to $18,000 per year in college tuition and authorized fees at any [...] More

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $25,000
  • The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge for high school students under age 20. Competition begins at the post level and advances to a state competition. Legion department representatives certify one winner [...] More

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/3/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The American Meteorological Society offers the AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship program, open to all high school students, designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents entering their freshman year of college in the autumn following the distribution of the award and must be planning to pursue a degree in [...] More

Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2022
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative (officially recognized by the U.S. EPA) 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. This program has received multiple awards from the City of Albuquerque, a "Best Community Impact" award from Eastern Kentucky University, and is [...] More

BBB Student Ethics Scholarship Award - Connecticut

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • BBB's Student Ethics Scholarship recognizes college-bound high-school students who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall integrity and academic standing. For this scholarship, students must apply while in their senior year of high school. The applicant must be a resident of Connecticut. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/6/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship recognizes outstanding athletes from Iowa. One $1,000 scholarship annually will be awarded to one male and one female Iowan. Throughout the selection process, the degree of participation in the Iowa Games will be given consideration, as well as the applicant’s display of character. Eligible recipients for the scholarship are those students who will be in [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2022
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Carson Scholars Fund awards $1,000 college scholarships to students in grades 4-11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Scholarship winners receive the honor of being named “Carson Scholars” and are awarded an Olympic-sized medal and a trophy for their school to celebrate their accomplishments. Previous winners of Carson Scholarships are eligible to reapply [...] More

Celebrate The West High School Art Competition

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Western Governors' Association is proud to announce "Celebrate the West", a regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state. The competition is open exclusively to high school students. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter.

    Students must be in a school in Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, [...] More

Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/3/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship Program was established to recruit students in the 10th and 11th grades whose socio-economic backgrounds and environmental conditions may inhibit their ability to attain educational goals. The students that are selected for this program must have overcome major adversity in their lives (i.e. physical or mental abuse, catastrophic illness, etc.) [...] More

ConnectHER Film Festival

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The ConnectHER Film Festival is an international youth competition that welcomes short films about issues that impact women and girls. Before making a film for submission, please read all of the following entry requirements and FAQs. Films must focus on one of our topic areas listed on our website. Categories include global girls’ education, women and work, ending violence against women, women [...] More

Coolidge Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/26/2023
  • Amount: $120,000
  • The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. The Coolidge may be used by recipients at any accredited college or university in the United States. Anyone of any background, pursuing any academic discipline of study, may apply to this non-partisan, need-blind, [...] More

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/23/2023
  • Amount: $50,000
  • The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception. Applicants must [...] More

Drive2Life Contest

  • Application Deadline: 2/8/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Students ages 13 to 19 in grades 6–12 may enter the Drive2Life PSA Contest to encourage drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, and e-scooter riders to be alert and safe when sharing the road. Each participating student must write a script not more than
    two pages on 8.5 x 11-inch paper for a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) video to encourage drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, and e-scooter [...] More

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 8/31/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program establishes lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement. Applicant must be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, as determined by the student's post-secondary institution and must complete the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) no later than August 31st after high [...] More

FRA Americanism Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2022
  • Amount: $1,500
  • FRA is first and foremost a community of the Sea Services; U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard personnel. Enlisted service in any of these branches—past or present, for a short time or for the long haul—is your passport to membership in an association that works hard for you and your family on Capitol Hill and in your local community. FRA’s guiding principles are Loyalty, Protection and [...] More

Furman University Furman Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2023
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Furman Scholars program seeks to honor high school juniors who exhibit strong academic potential, demonstrate leadership potential, and show significant involvement in extracurricular activities and community service.

    High school guidance counselors nominate current juniors to participate in the program. Nominees must meet all of the following criteria: a genuine interest in an education [...] More

George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2022
  • Amount: $6,000
  • The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the American Revolution to participate in the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. The contest is open to all US Citizen and Legal Resident students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools in that same grade range. The [...] More

GLHF College Bound Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Great Lake Hemophilia Foundation scholarships are offered to individuals and families living with a bleeding disorder. It is our goal that those living with bleeding disorders have access to educational opportunities that will enhance their lives and prepare them to become self-sufficient and productive members of the workforce. Scholarship program goals include: improved patient and family [...] More

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes welcomes applications from public-spirited young people and 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. Applicants must be 8 to 18 years of age and must be permanent residents of the U.S or Canada, and must be [...] More

Golden Key Undergraduate Achievement Award

  • Application Deadline: 4/22/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Undergraduate Achievement Award recognizes Golden Key members for their excellence throughout their undergraduate careers. Applicants must be Golden Key members, current undergraduate students enrolled part- or full-time in an undergraduate program, have a minimum 3.5 GPA and provide a letter of recommendation from a university faculty or staff. For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

GRCF Gerald M. Crane Music Award Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the GRCF Gerald M. Crane Music Award Scholarship, applicants must be high school music student in Kent or Ottawa County requesting money for music lessons, seminars, workshops, summer enrichment programs, music concerts, instruments, books, vocal music lessons or any other kinds of musical materials. The award money may not be used for undergraduate college tuition. For more [...] More

GRHS Youth Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • An International GRHS Essay Contest, sponsored by the Germans from Russia Heritage Society, headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, will be held to encourage 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. Applicants may attend public, private, parochial, or home [...] More

Harold Colby/Ray Barton NH Association of Septage Haulers Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/24/2023
  • Amount: $500
  • The Harold Colby/Ray Barton NHASH Memorial Scholarship is open to high school students interested in pursuing a degree in any Environmental Science field. Special consideration will be given to applicants with immediate family members who are NHASH members or with immediate family members who are involved in an industry related business or organization which
    meets the criteria for membership as [...] More

Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • Amount: $11,500
  • The Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award is for Iowa high school juniors. The program annually identifies and honors up to 15 Iowa high school juniors who propose and then accomplish a project of their own choosing and design. Grades, test scores, essays and financial need are not evaluated. To apply, students must be juniors in an Iowa high school or home schooled program in the spring of the [...] More

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

  • Application Deadline: 12/13/2022
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 23rd year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Engineering, Green Sustainability, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Public [...] More

ICAFS Student Training Opportunity and Project (TOP) Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $750
  • The American Fisheries Society is a worldwide organization of professional fishery scientists. Founded in 1870, the society is the world's oldest and largest organization dedicated to strengthening the fisheries profession, advancing fisheries science, and conserving fisheries resources. The mission of the Society and the Idaho Chapter is to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery [...] More

IWSH Essay Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • IAPMO formed the foundation - the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) - to help provide safe access to clean water and sanitation systems. The IWSH Essay Scholarship Contest asks students to respond to the prompt with an essay between 800 and 1,600 words. Applicants must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in an accredited [...] More

Jewish United Fund Merit Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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. Applicants must be enrolled in grade 10, 11 or 12 or must be no older than 23 years old and enrolled in a college or graduate program and must reside or attend school in metropolitan Chicago. Students must have also applied to [...] More

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 1/13/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides financial support, staffing, and creative resources for the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. The Kennedy Library Foundation is not a grant-making foundation. Through its Board of Directors, its committees and staff, the Foundation assists the Library in the planning and establishment of its long-term [...] More

Leadership Speech Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2022
  • Amount: $5,500
  • The Leadership Speech Contest promotes an understanding of leadership among the nation's high school students, and encourages the development vital communication skills. Students research, write and deliver a four to six minute speech on the topic of Leadership. Participants must be enrolled in grades 9- 12 within the area of Southeastern Michigan. Public, private and home school students are [...] More

LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The LeRoy W. Homer Jr. foundation will award flight instruction scholarships for potential students, in order to obtain private pilot certification. Eligible applicants must: be between 16-23; be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; have not been charged or convicted of any misdemeanors or felonies; be fluent and literate in English; be able to attain a FAA third-class medical certificate (this [...] More

Letitia B. Carter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/20/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Letitia B. Carter scholarship, applicants must be a Maryland resident, high school senior or college student high school, college or corporate instructor or hospitality industry professional. Must be pursuing hospitality related coursework, and have a minimum cumulative unweighted grade point average of 3.0 out of 4.0 (high school and college students only). Must have a [...] More

MathWorks Math Modeling (M3 Challenge)

  • Application Deadline: 2/18/2023
  • Amount: $20,000
  • MathWorks Math Modeling (M3 Challenge) is a contest for teams of high school juniors and seniors in the U.S. and sixth form students in England and Wales. Through participation in this competition, students experience what it's like to work as a team to tackle a real-world problem under time and resource constraints, akin to those faced by professional mathematicians working in the industry. [...] More

Military Child of the Year Award

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The annual awards recognize outstanding young people ages 13 to 18. Recipients will represent a branch of the armed forces — the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, and Space Force — for their scholarship, volunteerism, leadership, extracurricular involvement, and other criteria while facing the challenges of military family life. All Military Child of the Year® [...] More

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

  • Application Deadline: 5/3/2023
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Milton Fisher Scholarship is a four-year renewable scholarship open to exceptionally innovative and creative high school juniors and seniors, and first-time college freshmen. The scholarship award is renewable each year for a total of up to $20,000. You should apply for this scholarship if you are a student who has solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way, [...] More

MIT THINK Out of the Box Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The MIT 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 a team of undergraduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and sponsored by technology companies and educational organizations as part of MIT TechX. [...] More

Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/13/2023
  • Amount: $1,800
  • 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 high school students. Essays must be a minimum of 250 words and must answer the prompt for that year. For more information [...] More

National AG Day Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Students across the country are invited to enter the National Ag Day essay and video contest, sponsored by the Agriculture Council of America. This year’s theme is, “American Agriculture: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow?” National Ag Day’s objective is to celebrate agriculture and to help consumers better understand how farmers and the companies serving them produce abundant, healthy, nutritious, [...] More

National Merit Scholarship Corporation Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The mission of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) is to recognize and honor the academically talented students of the United States. NMSC accomplishes its mission by conducting nationwide academic scholarship programs. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. Approximately 1.5 million high school students [...] More

NFWL Essay Student Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 8/1/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • NFWL has a long-standing tradition of supporting young women. Over the years, the scholarship has brought together some of the nation’s leading young scholars for a week of mentorship, learning, and growth. Scholarship winners have gone on to attend top universities, found non-profit organizations, and pursue their dream careers. During NFWL’s Annual Conference, winners spend extensive time with [...] More

North American International Auto Show Poster Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/19/2022
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The annual North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Poster Contest is open to all Michigan residents enrolled in grades 9 through 12. Posters must be original artwork, approximately 18" x 24" in size and have an automotive, Detroit, or NAIAS related theme. Any mixed media suitable for reproduction as a poster is allowed, including computer-generated graphics. For more information or to [...] More

Norwegian National League Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Norwegian National League of Chicago scholarships encourages the study of Norwegian heritage the Norwegian National League has developed and administers a scholarship program open to children of Norwegian descent in grades 1-12. Applicants must be current students, be of Norwegian ancestry, and reside in the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Kendall, Lasalle, McHenry or Will. The [...] More

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2022
  • Amount: $1,000
  • 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 [...] More

Powering Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • This annual scholarship was established by Alpha One to assist people with disabilities who wish to pursue post-secondary education. The scholarship will provide up to $2000 per candidate who is accepted into post-secondary school education (after high school), including undergraduate college education as well as graduate programs. Applicants must have a documented disability, be [...] More

Project Yellow Light Hunter Garner Video Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $8,000
  • Project Yellow Light is a scholarship competition designed to bring about change. People know distracted driving is dangerous, but they do it anyway. As an applicant you have one clear mission: create a PSA to encourage your friends to avoid distracted driving, specifically using your phone while driving. Whether it’s sending a text, commenting on a photo, or messaging your friends in your [...] More

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

  • Application Deadline: 11/4/2022
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. The program honors high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state and national level. Applicants must be high school students who are U.S. citizens or legal residents of any state, have engaged in volunteer activity [...] More

Richland County Foundation Mansfield Noon Lions Club Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Mansfield Noon Lions Club Scholarship Fund provides scholarships and or educational assistance for the visually handicapped pursuing 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

Right Fit Foundation $5,000 Local Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Each year the Right Fit Foundation provides a local scholarship to a college-bound student in Hillsborough, Pasco or Pinellas County in order to help middle income families with the growing cost of college. Applicants must be admitted to and attend an accredited four year college or university. Preference will be given to middle income families. Applicants must be U.S. citizens residing in [...] More

SFM Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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. Basic eligibility requirements: -Must be the natural, adopted, step-child or full dependent of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with a [...] More

Species On The Edge 2.0 Social Media Contest

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Conserve Wildlife Foundation invites high school students from across the state to submit an original social media campaign showing why it is important to protect wildlife in New Jersey. The fun and educational "Species on the Edge 2.0" Social Media Contest capitalizes on high school students' expertise with social media platforms and provides them with the opportunity to showcase their talent, [...] More

Straight "A" Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To be eligible for the Straight "A" Scholarship, applicants must be high school students in the Tri-State (Greater Cincinnati) area, and have a 3.0 GPA. Eighteen Tri-State students, nine male and nine female, will be awarded this scholarship. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Texas A&M University - Century Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 12/15/2022
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Century Scholars Program is a partnership between Texas A&M University and 110 under-represented Texas high schools to enroll and retain top students from each school. This program provides both scholarship funds and access to a four-year learning community that strives to help students develop during their time in college. Each scholarship includes a one-time $1000 scholarship to be used for [...] More

The Explorers Club Student Grants

  • Application Deadline: 12/4/2022
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Explorers Club is proud of its history and also looks toward the future by recognizing the importance of new ideas and avenues of exploration. The Club is deeply committed to supporting the fieldwork of serious researchers and, as part of its public service commitment, offers exploration grants in the following categories. Two types of grants are offered, one to high school students and [...] More

The Hamilton Award

  • Application Deadline: 1/27/2023
  • Amount: $500
  • The Hamilton Award recognizes young people for their academic, personal, service and entrepreneurial accomplishments. Up to thirty-five under-served (first-generation, low income, extenuating circumstances, etc.) high school juniors from across the nation are selected annually as winners of the Hamilton Award and subsequently enrolled in the five-year Alexander Hamilton Scholars (AHS) Empowerment [...] More

The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists

  • Application Deadline: 11/15/2022
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists aims to provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age. The focus of work and entries is photojournalism. Various scholarships will be awarded to those students whose work "tells a story." This is a fairly broad topic and may include a [...] More

The National Honor Society Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2022
  • Amount: $25,000
  • NHS is the oldest and best-known student recognition program. For nearly 100 years, NHS members have been making a difference in their schools and communities through their scholarship, service, leadership, and character. High school seniors who are National Honor Society (NHS) members in good standing of an affiliated NHS chapter are eligible to apply for the scholarship. There are no limits to [...] More

The Weston Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Weston Scholarship was established to support high school and college students studying fine art photography, specifically students practicing black and white film photography. Eligible students must be enrolled in a Monterey or Santa Cruz County high school, college, or university during the competition that ends at the award ceremony in May of any given year. Students may be full-time or [...] More

Timothy L. Correll Foundation Memorial Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/20/2023
  • Amount: $750
  • Our mission is to find and grant scholarships to dedicated individuals who aspire to go to school to train to serve their communities as nurses or emergency responders. To be considered for a TLCF Scholarship, student applicants must be a Minnesota resident and enrolled in an undergraduate program in an accredited College or University in one of these three programs: fire science, [...] More

Tommy Tranchin Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/26/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Tommy Tranchin Award was established at The Dallas Foundation to support students with physical, emotional or intellectual disabilities who have shown promise or passion in a chosen field of interest. Tommy’s family wants to recognize his creativity and adventurous spirit by helping other young people with disabilities develop their own talents and explore new opportunities. Please note that [...] More

U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2023
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) is the world's most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. The prize taps into the unlimited potential of today's high school students as they seek to address current and future water challenges. The competition is open to any high school student in grades 9 through 12, who has reached 15 years of age by August 1st of the competition [...] More

United States Senate Youth Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • 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. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in [...] More

USBC Annual Zeb Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2022
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The USBC Annual Zeb Scholarship 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. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Valparaiso University Award for Excellence

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Valparaiso University Award for Excellence is offered to students who are nominated in their junior year of high school by their Lutheran high school principal. Nominations are based on academic success and leadership skills. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

VFW Voice of Democracy Competition

  • Application Deadline: 10/31/2022
  • Amount: $30,000
  • Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, students in grades 9-12 from across the country enter to win their share of more than $2 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.

    The [...] More

VSAC Taigh Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Taigh Scholarship was established to inspire and encourage residents of Peacham, Vermont, to pursue a post-secondary education, especially among rural students who may be the first in their families to attend college. Applicants must attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans); reside in Caledonia County and demonstrate financial [...] More

West Virginia PROMISE Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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 will provide each eligible West Virginia high school graduate a full tuition scholarship to a state college or university in West Virginia or an equivalent [...] More

WTS Transportation YOU High School Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 11/2/2022
  • Amount: $2,500
  • WTS awards the Transportation YOU Scholarship to girls pursuing high school studies in science, technology, engineering and math to foster the development of women and girls in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals and students to undertake careers in the area of transportation. The Transportation YOU High School Scholarship is in the amount of $2,500. For more [...] More
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