Scholarships in High School Junior

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: Last day of every month

Applicant must be a registered member of Chances of receiving the awards or odds of qualifying for additional scholarships are increased by taking surveys, reading blogs, and other easy activities. Applicant must be a high school, college, graduate, doctoral, transfer, non-traditional/adult learner, or other postgraduate student. Multiple drawings are held each month.


No Essay College Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: The last day of each month

Applicant must be a high school or college student or a student planning to enroll in school within 12 months. One individual will be randomly selected each month; applicants may apply monthly.


Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be a high school student who is able to write a three- to five-minute essay on an annual patriotic theme and record it on a good-quality audio cassette or CD. Selection is based upon delivery, originality, and content.


$2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing

Award: $2,500, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who plans to enroll for the first time as a full-time student at a Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college within 16 months of being notified that they have won the award. Completion of short survey is required.


Fountainhead Essay Contest

Award: $10,000, Deadline: April 26

Applicant must be a junior or senior high school student. Essay must be between 800 and 1,600 words in length. Only one entry per student will be accepted. Contest is open worldwide. No application is required.


High School Poster Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 27

Applicant must submit a poster including the statement "You can make a difference" illustrating the idea that one person can change the world for the better. Poster concept and design and any photos or artwork used must be applicant's original work. Selection is based upon poster's overall impact, effectiveness in conveying the theme, originality, and artistic merit. Posters must be 15x20 inches in size.


John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Award: $20,000, Deadline: January 4

Applicant must fall into one of the following categories: a United States high school student in grade nine through twelve attending a public, private, parochial, or home school; a United States student under the age of 20 enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, or the United States territories; a United States citizen attending school overseas. An original and creative essay of less than 1,000 words on the political courage of a United States elected official since 1956 is required as part of the application process. The first-place recipient will be invited to accept the award at the Profile in Courage Award Ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.


Moody's Mega Math Challenge

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 22

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who is part of a team working to solve an open-ended, applied math-modeling problem focused on a real-word issue in 14 hours. Teams must be comprised of three to five students.


National Peace Essay Contest

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must submit essay of less than 1,500 words. Individual applications are accepted when applicant works with a coordinator who will review essay prior to submission.


College Peas Standout Student Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a student who has something special that makes them different from their peers (such as a special activity). Sponsor recommends a Non-Teenager Activity (NTA), which is an activity that teenagers don't typically do.


'Road' Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 31; November 30; March 31

Applicant must be a student or youth under the age of 25 who is participating in some form of student/youth group travel, including but not limited to class field trips, youth group or choir trips, and study abroad programs. Applicant must demonstrate circumstances that prohibit them from participating in the travel program due to financial need. Nomination by applicant's teacher, school administrator, group leader, or other adult familiar with the student and scheduled trip required.


Student Essay Contest

Award: $100, Deadline: November 11

Applicant must be a public, private, parochial, or home school student in grades 5 through 12. Essay on specific topic relating to grade is required.


Executive Women International Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be attending a school located within the boundaries of a participating U.S. chapter. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership, and work experience.


Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition

Award: $50,000, Deadline: February 2

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior, who is a citizen or permanent resident (holding a green card) of the United States, and is enrolled in and attending a high school located in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, or the Mariana Islands; home schooled applicants who reside in those countries are also eligible. Original research project that applies epidemiological methods of analysis to a health-related issue in a human population is required; only one project per applicant will be accepted. Program is designed to inspire talented students to investigate the many behavioral, biological, environmental, and social factors that affect health, and based upon this knowledge, to identify ways to improve the health of the public. Award is applicable for tuition, required fees, and on-campus room and board at an accredited college or university located in the United States.


Online Essay Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 28

Applicant must be a high school student in the United States, a United States Territory, or military base. Essay on the following topic is required: Think about a time when you've had to plan for something important in your future. How did you plan to achieve success in the face of the unknown? How did you handle any challenges to reach your goal? How does your story connect to those of other people, past and present, who have had to face and overcome tremendous odds to obtain their goal? Use WWII as a starting point and base your essay in part on America's involvement in WWII. But don't stop in the past. Use specific examples from your own experiences that support your ideas.


Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 24

Applicant must have attended at least two semesters at an American high school or college. Applicant or his or her parent must be a Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society-assisted refugee who immigrated to the U.S. Selection is based upon academic excellence, financial need, and community activity. Applicants must have immigrated after January 1, 1992.


Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award

Award: $500, Deadline: December 30

Applicant must be between the ages of 16 and 22 who has contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within their community over the last 12 months. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.


Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award

Award: $500, Deadline: November 29

Applicant must be under the age of 21 who has completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work over the past two years. Minimum 3.5 GPA and essay on the following topic required: Explain in less than 1,000 words why you have chosen to volunteer your time with the organization(s) that you have and how your experience has changed your life.


Odenza Vacations College Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a resident of the United States or Canada who is between the ages of 17 and 24. Minimum 2.5 GPA and essay on the following question required: Why do you want to go to college?


Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a United States or Canadian resident who is a current high school student or is a college student who has at least one full-year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. Minimum 2.5 GPA and essay on the following topic required: Choose a city located anywhere in the world that you believe would, from a future employment prospective, benefit your career. Explain how spending time in this city would help you become more marketable to a potential employer(s).


AQHF Scholarship

Award: $25,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have been a member of AQHF for at least three years, meet academic qualifications, and submit letters of recommendation. Selection is based upon civic involvement and financial need.


Young Patriots Essay Contest

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a high school student. Essay regarding the following question is required: 'According to the four required readings (found on sponsor's application page), what policy changes should the government pursue in order to best foster economic prosperity?" Contest is designed to challenge students to creatively solve problems in the realm of public policy through writing. Recipient will receive maximum award amount; second and third place will receive average and minimum award amounts, respectively.


Video Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must create a video on the preservation of traditional family demonstrating specific points listed on the sponsor's website.


Young Jazz Composer Awards

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a young jazz composer who is able to submit the completed application form; the notated score of one composition; biographical information listing prior music studies, background and experience. Applicant must also submit a CD or cassette of the composition.


Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

Award: $20,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a Connecticut or New York City Metropolitan Area high school junior or senior who will be attending college anywhere in the United States, or a high school student from anywhere in the United States planning to attend their freshman year at a university in Connecticut of the New York City Metropolitan Area. Award looks to reward and encourage students who have completed unique personal projects in their school or community, projects which are innovative and creative. Applications are available online only.


Constitutional Academy

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a high school sophomore, junior, or senior who loves history, the Constitution, politics, and economics. Program allows students to experience the Constitution through visits to historical sites, discussions with scholars and policy experts, information about colleges and careers specializing in these ideas, and interaction with other students through completion of a culminating project relating to the Constitution. The program is held each July in the Washington, DC area.


Community College Transfer Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April

Applicant must have received or be in the process of receiving an associate degree. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required. Selection is based upon applicant's essay and academic credentials.


Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award

Award: $6,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a junior in an Iowa high school or home school program who plans to attend a two- or four-year college or university. Selection is based upon project proposals and letters of recommendation. Approximately 15 juniors are chosen to participate and then complete their projects over the summer between their junior and senior year. In the fall of their senior year they make presentations about their projects at the Hoover Presidential Library Museum in West Branch, Iowa. Recipients must attend an expense-paid weekend in June at the Hoover Historical Complex in West Branch and presentation day in October.


Essay Competition

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school or undergraduate or graduate student. Essay on the following topic is required: Choose any scenario or event in the world that you find most interesting, most challenging, or that you believes requires considerable attention from leaders. Essays may be submitted in any of these languages: English, French, and Chinese.


Social Media Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 31

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen who is a student between the ages of 16 and 25. Minimum 2.5 GPA, 50 question social media exam, and short essay required.