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.

National Sojourners Essay Contest
Sponsor: National Sojourners Inc.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in 9th through 12th grade. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to historical documents.

Share a Helpful Tip with a Friend
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Help prevent impaired driving by giving a friend a (house, mailbox, etc.) key to start the conversation about how you can prevent impaired driving. Each action completed on the campaign page equals one entry. Each action counts as an entry. Unlimited entries!

Your Gift to the World Scholarship
Sponsor: Cirkled In
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018extended to January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must create a free Circkled in account and submit an essay on what one gift they would give to the rest of the world.

Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Sponsor: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 18, 2019
Description: Contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an act of political courage.

$1,000 January Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2019
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: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2019
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-12. Student must create a short documentary video on “What Does it Mean to be American?”

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in 8th grade, high school and college undergraduates who are under the age of 25. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute short film that raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.

Golden Eagle Coins Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Golden Eagle Coins
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 20, 2019
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.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 20, 2019
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.

Stand Up Men Award
Sponsor: ConnectHer
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to 8th graders, high school students, and undergraduate students under the age of 25 and of any gender. Applicant must submit an original 3-6 minute film on any man they know who is taking a stand to prevent violence against women and/or standing up for women’s rights.

Coolidge Scholarship
Sponsor: The Coolidge
Amount: Tuition, room and board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study
Closing Date: January 23, 2019
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 2020.

NRA Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.) Grand Scholarship
Sponsor: National Rifle Association (NRA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current sophomores and juniors in high school who are actively engaged in academics, leadership, and community service with at least a 3.0 GPA. If selected, student will travel to Washington D.C. to attend the Youth Education Summit (expenses paid) to compete for the scholarship opportunities.

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Essay Contest
Sponsor: Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: January 25, 2019
Description: Contest is open to all public, private, parochial and home school students in grades 5-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to change in your community.

Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award
Sponsor: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2019
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.

Hamilton Award
Sponsor: Alexander Hamilton Scholars
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 30, 2019
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.

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