Scholarships in High School Junior

Joseph Mahoney Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must be a high school junior or senior with type 1 diabetes who is attending West Chicago High School in West Chicago, Illinois. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who plan on pursuing a higher education at a four-year college or university, college, technical or trade school. Selection is based on academic achievement, involvement in the diabetes community and involvement in extra-curricular activities.

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: August 31

The ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship was created to raise awareness around Internet privacy and security. Applicants must submit a 450-600 word essay on one of the following and submit to scholarship@expressvpn.com: 1. We Own the Future: Picture yourself in 2050. How will the evolution of the Internet affect our social structure and/or the authority governments have over citizens? 2. Privacy Advocates: Discuss the logic of this famous quote by Edward Snowden "Arguing that you don't careabout the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say." 3. Privacy in Real Life: As you go about your life, think of three ways privacy, or a lack thereof, impact you personally. Would you be better or worse off if the situation were reversed?

Beca #Traductor

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 31

Applicants must be at least 13 years of age and can reside anywhere in the world. In addition to the application, students will need to submit a short essay describing a time when they had to translate from Spanish to English or English to Spanish. (Note: The application is in Spanish. You may use the website to translate the application into English.)

Matchlighters Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: Rolling

Applicants must be high school students who can provide proof of financial need (tax return, SAT/ACT waiver, free lunch, etc.). Scholarship will connect students with mentors who will help them to apply for college as well as help develop essays for college applications. Admission is rolling March through December.

ASF Translation Awards

Award: $2,500, Deadline: June 15

Applicants must submit a translation of poetry, fiction, drama or literary prose written in a Nordic language by a Scandinavian author born after 1800.

University Tutor Monthly Scholarship Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Monthly

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Students will need to submit a short essay in response to the monthly prompt.

Mountain America Credit Union/Utah Public Employees Association Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be residents of Utah or the child of a resident of Utah. Applicants must also be members of Mountain America Credit Union and also Utah Public Employees Association.

Hooked To Books Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 20

Applicants must be at least 15 years of age. Students will need to submit a 500-word essay on "How did a book change your life?" Essays must be emailed and include student name, address, phone number and state where the student currently attends or plans on attending school in the body of the email.

Girlterest Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 30

Applicants must be female students of any age, including high school, undergraduate and post-graduate students. Students will need to submit an essay of at least 500 words on one of the given topics from the website. To apply, the essay must be emailed along with student's name, email address, phone number, mailing address, short biography and photo, verification of enrollment and field of study.

$1,000-5 Minute Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 10

Applicants must submit an essay of 60 words or less explaining how to fix the problem of unpaid internships. Solutions should be pleasing to both sides of the argument and can include legislation, university rules or student union involvement. Applications must be submitted online.

Share Ways to Keep Friends Safe

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or be a citizen of the U.S. or Canada. Applicants must share a text-message guide on ways to support friends who might be abusing or misusing pain medications.

Play a Game of "Would You Rather" On Your Phone!

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or be a citizen of the U.S. or Canada. Teach your friends how to handle their money better by playing and sharing a fun, interactive game of 'Would You Rather' on your phone.

No Bull Sports Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicants must be female and live in and attend high school or be home schooled in the U.S. Students must participate on a sports team or participate is some other athletic activity. A minimum GPA 2.5 or higher required. Selection is based on academic achievement, awards/honors, character, leadership, athletic activities and community/volunteer activities. Recommendation letter is required.

Play! Pokemon Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: Varies

Applicants must participate in the Pokemon Championship series and be a finalist. Finalists receive thousands of dollars in prizes.

Disaster Preparation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be a high school or college student who plans to attend a Florida trade school or university and be a Florida resident able to provide 2 proofs of residency. Students will need to create a 2 to 4 minute entertaining video on how preparing for a hurricane can be a valuable tool. Applications are available online and video must be submitted via email.

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: December 1

Applicants must be age 14-25 and will be attending school in the fall. Students will need to submit a response of 10 words or less explaining why they deserve to receive the scholarship. Applicants must also "like" the Facebook page.

Post a Note to Brighten Someone's Day!

Award: $1,500, Deadline: November 30

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada. Applicants will post notes around their school that will improve others' self-esteem and be automatically entered to win the scholarship.

Tell a Story to an Older Adult!

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada. Applicants will tell a story to an older adult and listed to one in return. Students will submit a picture of themselves with the older adult swapping stories and be entered to win the scholarship.

Tell Pharmacies to Remove Tobacco From Shelves!

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada. Students will send screen shots of posts on social media requesting pharmacies stop tobacco companies from targeting young customers. Applicants will receive one entry per screen shot, up to 20 maximum entries.

Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a high school or college student in the United States and respond to a new question posted every month.

Tell A Friend Scholarship Sweepstakes

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must join scholarships.com and share their referral link with friends. When friends use their link to create their own profile, you will receive an entry into the sweepstakes.

VIP Voice $5,000 Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 14

Applicant must register on the sponsor's website and take at least two surveys to be eligible. The more surveys taken the better the applicant's chances are of winning.

Unplug Electronics to Help the Planet!

Award: $1,500, Deadline: December 31

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live n or be a citizen of the U.S. or Canada. You could win an easy $1,500 scholarship just by unplugging unused electronics and posting a sticky note to remind people not to leave them plugged in. That'll save energy, save money on your family's energy bill, and automatically enter you to win this scholarship.

U.S. News Path to College Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: June 2

Applicants must be attending a U.S. public or private high school and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university in the U.S. immediately following graduation. Minimum GPA of a 3.0 is required. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Spread Positivity In Your Community

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada. You could win an easy $3,000 scholarship just by spreading some New Year's positivity in your community. We'll give you easy ways to spread joy to people around you, and you'll automatically enter to win a $3,000 scholarship.

Make a Valentine's Day Card!

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 10

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada. Millions of American seniors live in isolation. You can help them feel connected by making them a V-Day card! Just create one thoughtful card for a senior and upload a pic of your card to be automatically entered to win this scholarship.

Shred Paper to Stand Against Bullying

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicants must be age 13 to 25 and live in or hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada. Have you ever been verbally harassed or bullied? You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by shredding paper to speak out against verbal negativity. On a piece of paper, write something negative that you want to overcome or stamp out. Then destroy that paper with your friends! This will help you claim power over negativity, improve your self-esteem, automatically enter you to with this scholarship.

Noplag Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: June 25

Applicants must be high school or college/university students. Students must be at least 16 years of age.

AIEZ Driver Safety Scholarship Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicants must be ambitious high school students and write a 1,500 word essay on a topic from the scholarship webpage.

James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Division I

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be students aged 18 or younger enrolled in any school or training program. Students must follow the full project rules and requirements.