Scholarships in High School Junior

Symantec Software Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March

Applicant must be a resident of Utah attending an in-state high school. Applicant must compete in one of four Utah regional science fairs.

Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Award: $1,600, Deadline: January 27

Applicant must attend an accredited high school in Illinois and compete in the state oratorical contest.

Samsung Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a high school junior who will participate in the current session of either an American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Program, and who is also a direct descendant (i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, or a legally adopted child) of a United States wartime veteran who served on active duty during one or more of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for membership. Selection will be based, in part, upon the following criteria: academic record; involvement in school activities; involvement in community activities; community service; financial need and additional bonus points in the selection process will be awarded to descendants of U.S. veterans of the Korean War.

Dr. Charles A. Vernale Student Loan Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Connecticut resident with a predoctoral degree in dental medicine.

Safe Water Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be enrolled in a secondary education program related to the water industry, including community college, technical school, four-year undergraduate programs, and masters and doctoral programs. Applicants must be either an Illinois resident or enrolled in an Illinois secondary education program. This includes, but is not limited to such fields of study as water utility operations and management, civil or environmental engineering, environmental science and policy, chemistry, biology, or water resource management. Selection based on merit/academic performance, leadership/extracurricular activities, recommendation letters, personal statement outlining qualifications for the award, and essay on how applicant envisions contributing to the water industry in the future. Applicants with prior experience in the water industry are preferred.

NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans

Award: $450, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be enrolled full time in a New York state school or college, be a New York resident at the start of the term for which payment is requested, and be the child of a veteran who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during specified periods of war or national emergency, and, as a result of service, died or suffered a 40% or more disability, was a POW, or is currently classified as MIA. Veteran parent must have been a New York resident at the time of entry into service or at death.

Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Award: $1,550, Deadline: December 21

Applicant must be a student under the age of 20, participate in local contests and must attend an Indiana high school. Speech must be on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution.

Oratorical Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a student under age 20 and enrolled as a junior or senior in high school at the time of contest.

Oratorical Contest Scholarship of Tennessee

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be under the age of 20 and be attending high school in Tennessee. An eight to 10 minute oration on some phase of the U.S. Constitution, emphasizing the attendant duties and obligations of a citizen to our government is required.

North Dakota Scholars Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a high school junior who is a resident of North Dakota and who plans to go to college at a North Dakota institution. Applicant must score in the upper fifth percentile of all North Dakota ACT Test takers.

Utility Workers Union of America Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be the child of an active member of the Utility Workers Union of America. Selection is made by the National Merit Scholarship Corp.

BAC Bates Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be the child of a BAC member.

Eagle Scout Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion Post, Auxiliary Unit or Sons of The American Legion Squadron. Or, be a registered, active member of a duly chartered Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew, and the son or grandson of a Legionnaire or Auxiliary member. Applicant must have received the Eagle Scout, be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem, have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, Scouting, and community, have reached his 15th birthday and be enrolled in a Tennessee High School at the time of selection.

Amy Louise Hunter Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: Varies

Application, supplemental materials, or book manuscript eligible for publication by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Press are required to be submitted. Applicant is encouraged to discuss his or her project with the editorial director prior to submission.

Inamori School of Engineering Competition

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Selection is based upon campus exam competition for high school juniors.

Oratorical Contest

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March

Applicant must be attending school in the U.S., Canada, or Jamaica, and must not have reached the age of 18 by October 1 of the current school year. Within twelve years of winning award, applicant must be currently enrolled in a college, university or trade school to redeem the funds.

Americanism & Government Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 21

Applicant must be a high school student in Indiana. Applicant must take the Americanism & Government Test and also submit a 300-word essay.

American Recorder Society Scholarship

Award: $350, Deadline: April 15 (summer workshop)

Applicant must be an individual who plays the recorder and would like to attend a workshop, but needs financial assistance. Applicant must show serious interest in the recorder and enjoy sharing their love of the instrument with others.

Youth Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be of junior status in high school who is involved with American Saddlebred horses.

National Solo Competition

Award: $5,000, Deadline: November 12

Applicant must be an ASTA student member or student of a current ASTA member with instrument categories of violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp, and guitar.

New Voices Young Playwrights Contest

Award: -, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must submit one original 10-minute play no more than 10 typed pages long. Musicals, children's shows, and plays that have received Equity production or have been previously submitted are not eligible.

Playwright Discovery Award

Award: -, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be in middle school or high school. An one-act play must be submitted.

High School Oratorical Contest

Award: $1,500, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be U.S. citizen and high school student who is under the age of 20. Applicants are required to prepare an oration lasting between three to five minutes on an aspect of the Constitution of the United States.

Young Artist International Competition

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a pianist between the ages of 11 and 18.

American Legion Americanism Essay Contest

Award: $1,200, Deadline: February 3

Applicant must attend an accredited Illinois high school and write a 500-word essay. Award amount varies depending on class level.

Lee Jackson Foundation Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 3

Applicant must be a junior or senior in a Virginia public or private high school or home school who plans to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the United States as a full-time student. Essay required.

Uan Rasey Memorial Scholarship for Trumpet

Award: $2,500, Deadline: September 24

Applicant must be a resident of southern California, and must demonstrate exceptional talent and financial need. Instrumentalists and pianists may apply through the completion of their senior year of high school. Vocalists must be between the ages of 12 and 26. Audition required.

Horkheimer Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be under age 19 and a member of the Astronomical League. Service to the League must be demonstrated.

Neuroscience Research Prize

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a high school student. Application must represent original laboratory research as well as the original written work of the applicant.

Young Artist Competition

Award: -, Deadline: February 9

Applicant must be a full-time student between the ages of 13 and 19 who is a high school student attending any public, private, parochial, or home high school in Greater Houston, TX. Applicant must be an instrumental musician and/or vocalist performing as a soloist or in an ensemble comprised of no more than five student musicians.