Scholarships for High School Freshmen

Superpower Scholarships
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2027) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. In a short written response, student must explain which superhero or villain they would want to changes places with for a day and why.

Susan Howard Community Service Award
Sponsor: British American Foundation of Texas
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Texas OR Great Britain who are enrolled in full-time education and are aged between 11 and 21 years of age. Applicant must be currently working on an inspiring community service project or have done so within the past 12 months.

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest
Sponsor: VFW Auxiliary
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to any student in grades 9-12 who are U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals. Applicant must submit a piece of art on paper or canvas – water color, pencil, pastel, charcoal, tempera, crayon, acrylic, pen-and-ink or oil may be used.

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Winning Writers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2021
Description: Contest is open to poets of all ages and from all nations. Contestant must submit one English poem only with a maximum of 250 lines.

Growing Up Asian in America Contest
Sponsor: Asian Americans for Community Involvement
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 2, 2021
Description: Award is open to Bay Area (California) students from Kindergarten through 12 grades who are from backgrounds including Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and other Asian, Pacific Islander or multiracial ethnicities. Applicant must submit artwork, essay or video on the theme, “This is My Time.”

Create Real Impact Contest
Sponsor: Impact Teen Drivers
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2021
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years of age. Student must submit an original work (video, music, creative writing, or artwork) showcasing their idea for a solution to the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving.

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition
Sponsor: American Backflow Prevention Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to all persons of high school age (at least 13 and no older than age 18 as of December 31, 2020) who are legal residents of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to drinking water.

ACIS Travel is Education Scholarship
Sponsor: ACIS
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 6 through 12 traveling on an ACIS tour from October 15, 2020 through October 14, 2021.

All About Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2027) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

E-waste Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and current or entering college or graduate students at any level. Applicant must answer in 140-characters or less “the most important reason to care about e-waste is…”

Think For Yourself Essay Contest
Sponsor: Let Grow
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2021extended to April 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students at least 13 years of age at the time of application, be legal residents of the United States, be currently enrolled in middle or high school, and must enroll no later than the fall of 2026 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit an essay on one of nine prompts related to free speech, bullying, disagreements, or other personal questions.

USPAACC – Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Denny’s | USPAACC
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 3021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students who are Asian American or Pacific Islander and living in the United States.

Paradigm Challenge
Sponsor: Project Paradigm
Amount: Up to $100,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2021
Description: Challenge is open to students aged 4 to 18 years of age (as of May 1, 2021) worldwide. Applicants may work in a team or alone to use kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help solve real-life problems.

Visionary Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American College Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are United States citizens or eligible non-citizens. Applicant must submit an essay on why college is important to them.

Countdown to College Scholarship
Sponsor: Potential Magazine
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college-bound teens in 9th-12th grades. Students need to sign up for Potential Magazine’s free weekly eNewsletter and they will automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Fifth Month Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must “write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important.”

 

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