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.

Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition
Sponsor: Orlando Science Center
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 23, 2017
Description: Competition is open to Central Florida residents who are in high school or home school equivalent (grades 9-12). Applicant must submit a project in a Physical Science category.

Dexter All-American Team Scholarship
Sponsor: U.S. Bowling Congress
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 24, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to USBC high school members who are nominated by a coach or team administrator.

Earth Day Awards
Sponsor: National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Foundation)
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 25, 2017
Description: Award is open to high students worldwide who can demonstrate environmental stewardship, leadership, and volunteerism as expressed through an Earth Day project.

Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku Competition
Sponsor: Haiku Society of America
Amount: $50
Closing Date: March 25, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 7 through 12. Student can submit up to three haiku poems.

Operation Prevention Video Challenge
Sponsor: Operation Prevention
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 28, 2017
Description: Contest is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 13 years of age and are students enrolled in 9th through 12th grade at a public, private, parochial, or home school located in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must submit a video ending a message to their peers about the dangers of prescription opioid misuse.

“You Deserve It” Scholarship
Sponsor: ScholarshipOwl
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 29, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are residents of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or U.S. Territories and are 16 years of age or older and are either enrolled now, or will be enrolled within three months of registration in a qualified high school, college or university in the United States.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal residents 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.

2017 GRHS Youth Essay Contest
Sponsor: Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students attending public, private, parochial, or home schools, and to students attending accredited universities. Student must submit an essay on a topic related to German Russian history, heritage or culture. Student does not need to be ethnic German-Russian to enter contest.

ABA YLD Law Day Art Contest
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Amount: Up to $750
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students, student groups, and classes in grades 9-12 (or the equivalent) in the United States. Contestants must submit an art piece on the topic of the 14th Amendment.

Academic Hero Scholarship
Sponsor: Course Hero
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students 16 years of age or older who are enrolled in a U.S. high school or college and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must create a free Course Hero account and write a 500-word essay.

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship
Sponsor:
Daniel Stark Injury Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students from Texas. Applicant must share an experience that has changed her of her life, entrepreneurial goals, and their passions.

Barbara Clark Award for Excellence in Writing
Sponsor: California Association for the Gifted
Amount: $100
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Award is open to students current in grades 9, 10, 11 or 12 and attending classes in a recognized California educational setting. Applicant must submit a creative composition of two to five pages on a topic on a subject of vital interest to the student that has an impact on society as a whole. Once on website, go to “Students” and then “Scholarships.”

CollegeWeekLive Monthly Scholarship
Sponsor: CollegeWeekLive
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will enrolled no later than the fall of 2019 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school). Applicant must register online at CollegeWeekLive (free), login between the first and last day of the month, and visit five colleges to be considered for the scholarship drawing.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in high school or 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.

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