Scholarships for High School Juniors

College is right around the corner for high school juniors and cost is probably heave on their mind. Here are scholarships open to high school juniors.

$1,000 January Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students, and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid student visa. Applicant must fill out a short form.

C-SPAN’s StudentCam Documentary Competition
Sponsor: C-SPAN
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 20, 2022
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-12. Student must create a short documentary video on the following theme: “How does the federal government impact your life?”

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Determined Scholars Award
Sponsor: Dream Big Fort Worth
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: January 24, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors from a Tarrant County (TX) public school. Applicant must have demonstrated need for financial assistance and demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles.

Coolidge Scholarship
Sponsor: The Coolidge
Amount: Tuition, room and board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study
Closing Date: January 26, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are high school juniors and will enroll full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university as an undergraduate for the first time in fall 2023.

Hamilton Award
Sponsor: Alexander Hamilton Scholars
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 26, 2022
Description: Award is open to high school juniors who are college bound with a strong record of community service and academic achievement. Student must have financial and/or personal need.

Gorgas Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Alabama Junior Academy of Science
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Alabama high school students. Applicant must submit a scientific paper describing their original research or project.

Safe Jobs for Youth Month Poster Contest
Sponsor: YoungWorkers.org
Amount: Up to $300
Closing Date: January 28, 2022
Description: Contest is open to California teens between the ages of 14 and 18 years old. Contestant must create a poster focusing on workplace health safety as it relates to teens.

$2,500 Easy Scholarship STEM Works for Me
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 29, 2022
Description: Take a quiz about your interests and we’ll tell you the perfect STEM jobs for you. Have your friends take the quiz too to see how they can work in STEM too. Send us a photo of you hyping up your friends about finding their dream STEM job. You’ll be entered for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship!

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit a short statement about technology addiction.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

$2,500 Easy Scholarship: See Us, Hear Us: Climate Justice
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: You could earn a $2,500 scholarship by advocating for bold action against climate injustice! Share how your community faces climate injustice, as well as your vision for a greener future. We’ll put your stories on the first-ever “Youth Map of Climate Injustice” and share directly with the EPA. You could earn a $2,500 scholarship by advocating for bold action against climate injustice! Share how your community faces climate injustice, as well as your vision for a greener future. We’ll put your stories on the first-ever “Youth Map of Climate Injustice” and share directly with the EPA.

ACIS Travel is Education Scholarship
Sponsor: ACIS
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 6 through 12 traveling on an ACIS tour from October 15, 2020 through October 14, 2022.

Ag Day Essay Contest
Sponsor: Agriculture Council of America
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 9 through 12 in the 2021-2022 school year who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit a written or video essay on a given topic related to agriculture.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in high school and college students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must explain in 250 words or less why they believe they should be awarded the scholarship.

ExploraVision Science Competition
Sponsor: Toshiba/NSTA
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Competition is open to students in grades K through 12. Students must work in groups of 2-4 and select a technology that is present in the home, school, and/or community and explore what the technology does, how it works, and how or why it was invented.

Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award
Sponsor: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Award recognizes the strengths and accomplishments of young people with learning disabilities and ADHD. Award is open to a student 19 years old or younger who has demonstrated initiative, talent and determination resulting in a notable accomplishment in any field, including art, music, science, math, athletics, or community service.

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