Scholarships in High School Junior

Third Marine Division Association Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: -, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a dependent, unmarried child of an Association member, or of any military personnel who served in any 3d Marine Division (Rein) unit and lost their lives as a result of combat actions in the operations known as Desert Shield and Desert Storm and any other Southwest Asia operations after August 2, 1990. Applicant must attend a college or university in the United States or Canada. Minimum 2.0 GPA required.

Bainbridge Civic Club Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a resident of Bainbridge Township, but does not need to attend Kenston High School.

Fields of Learning Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an Ohio high school student (not limited to football players, band members, cheerleaders, etc.). Essay describing personal learning experiences which involved high school football is required.

Stuck at Prom Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 13

Applicant must create and accessorize their prom outfit with duct tape. Membership of the Duck Tape Club is required to apply. Award amounts will be matched and also give to the recipient's school.

Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a member of NSHSS, in high school, or a freshman in college.

Poetry Out Loud Competition

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be currently enrolled in high school (grades 9-12, with an exception made for 8th-grade students participating in a 9th- through 12th-grade class). All poems must be selected from the Poetry Out Loud print or online anthology. At the state and national finals, students must have three poems prepared. One must be 25 lines or fewer, and one must be written before the 20th century. The same poem may be used to meet both criteria, and may be the student's third poem.

International High School Essay Contest

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a high school student who is currently enrolled in 9th through 12th grades attending public or private schools from the United States and abroad.

Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 5

Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States who is able to demonstrate on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States at least within the 12 months.

America's 911 Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 17

Applicant must be a student whose parent is an Active Duty First Responder (EMS, fire, or police).

The Christopher Reeve Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be an extraordinary middle/high school student who has demonstrated tremendous compassion and caring in service to his or her community. Applicant must be nominated to receive the award.

Keep the Drive High School Journalism Awards

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a high school student between the ages of 13 and 18. Two methods of entry: write an article that is published by school newspaper or create a video segment in journalistic style written and produced by students and aired within the high school.

Essay Contest

Award: -, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a high school or college undergraduate student. Interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical sciences career required.

Tomy Tranchin Award

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 6

Applicant must be a high school student in North Texas with a physical, emotional, or intellectual disability.

Hal and Gretchen Oberholzer Scholarship Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Blackford High School student who plans to pursue a four-year degree in elementary education.

Anna Newell Brown Awards for Vocal Excellence

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be a Bartholomew County resident who is a high school sophomore, junior or senior vocalist. Scholarships are determined by a vocal competition conducted in February. Seniors compete for college scholarships and an invitation to audition with the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. Sophomores and juniors compete for scholarships for private lessons or music camps.

Betty F. Brown Awards for Instrumental Excellence

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be a Bartholomew County resident who is a high school sophomore, junior or senior instrumentalist. Scholarships are determined by an instrumental competition conducted in February. Seniors compete for college scholarships and an invitation to audition with the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. Sophomore and juniors compete for scholarships for private lessons or music camps.

Brian and Colleen Miller Math and Science Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who is currently attending a Coastal Bend high school and who plans to attend an accredited four-year college or university. Essay and documentation of participation and/or awards in the areas of mathematics and/or science are required.

Chevy Scholar

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 20

Applicant must be a junior or senior high school student in a western North Dakota school or a home-schooled student in western North Dakota of equivalent grade level. Applicant must live in or go to school in one of the following North Dakota counties: Adams, Billings, Bottineau, Bowman, Burke, Burleigh, Divide, Dunn, Emmons, Golden Valley, Grant, Kidder, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Oliver, Pierce, Renville, Rolette, Sheridan, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Ward, Wells, or Williams.

Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a high school female between the ages of 16 and 19 who is living or studying in a Zonta district/region and demonstrates community volunteerism, experience in local or student government, and knowledge of Zonta International and its programs. Club winners are entered into a District competition.

William A. Lindsay Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of the Crossett community.

Lewis A. Ward Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a junior member of the Bluffton High School junior varsity boys basketball team.

Photo Contest for High Schoolers

Award: $500, Deadline: September 10; September 24; October 8; October 22

While on a campus tour, applicants must take a picture of a place where they could see themselves spending a large amount of time (the main quad, a study lounge in a dorm, a basketball stadium, etc.). They must submit this photo, along with a 150-200 word description of why they found this location so appealing.

Frank & Merle Buttram String Awards Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a high school student participating in the Oklahoma Music Olympics.

A Foundation of Promise Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a junior from a high school participating in the Central Oklahoma Guidance Network who will be a first generation college student.

The Art of Underwater Photography Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be between the ages of 16 and 24. Scholarship covers a hands-on introduction study class in underwater photography in the New York metro area.

Early Action Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a junior in high school and submit all application materials by March 31 of their junior year. Minimum 3.5 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1250 (ACT score of 28) required.

Modeling and Acting College Tuition Scholarship

Award: $100,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be between the ages of 13 and 18 and submit the application form on the sponsor's site. Recipient will be chosen by random drawing. Only email entries will be accepted.

Study Abroad Europe Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 10 (fall); November 15 (spring); April 1 (summer)

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior or college student with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and who has been accepted into one of the sponsor's programs. One letter of recommendation from a professor or assistant professor and one-page personal essay stating goals for studying abroad, financial aid status and need, and/or special circumstances are required.

Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship Program

Award: -, Deadline: February 3

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen/eligible non-citizen who is a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts and enrolled in a public or private secondary school in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstration of difficult personal circumstances, high financial need, and strong academic promise to continue education at a college or university required.

Bioscience Education Program Scholarship

Award: $45,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school student who would like to obtain a bioscience/biotechnology education. Recipient must plan to study at The Voyage Institute.