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. 

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Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
Sponsor: Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students in kindergarten through graduate school (ages 5-25) who have demonstrated ongoing commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months.

Epsilon Beta Omega Chapter – Spartanburg SC – Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Denny’s | Epsilon Beta Omega Chapter – Spartanburg
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 10, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students (freshmen through seniors) who reside in South Carolina.

Partners for Youth with Disabilities – Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Denny’s | Partners for Youth with Disabilities
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 10, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students (freshmen through seniors) and current college students who have participated in a any PYD program.

Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship program is open to low-income high school students to enroll in college courses from Nebraska college or universities, either through dual-enrollment or early enrollment agreements with the institutions. Deadline is for fall term classes.

Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards
Sponsor: ASCAP
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2022
Description: Award is open to young composers who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States or enrolled students with valid student visas who have not reached their 30th birthday by December 15, 2022.

National Sojourners Essay Contest
Sponsor: National Sojourners Inc.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2022
Description: Contest is open to students in 9th through 12th grade. Applicant must submit an essay on a given theme “A Guiding Light.” The national deadline is January 15, 2023, but all entries must be sent to a local chapter first (deadlines may vary).

Rubincam Youth Award
Sponsor: National Genealogical Society
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 15, 2022
Description: Award is open to students in grades 7 through 12. Applicants must submit a genealogical project.

Carson Scholars
Sponsor: Carson Scholars Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 16, 2022
Description: Scholars program is open to students in grades 4-11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Applications must be requested by school officials. Applicant must have at least a 3.75 GPA.

$1,000 December Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 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.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LA Tutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least a 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.

$2,000 Easy Scholarship: Let’s Work Together to Make STEM 100%
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 30, 2022
Description: To ensure that the next generation of global leaders (that’s YOU!) feel prepared to tackle societal changes on the issues you care most about, we’re helping demystify STEM and equip you with the resources needed to build your roadmap in the field. By participating and taking action in the Make STEM 100% program, you’ll be entered for the opportunity to earn a $2,000 scholarship.

$500 Culinary Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with a valid visa who are 13 years of age or older and who are interested in attending culinary school, or are currently attending culinary school.

$2,000 Easy Scholarship: AllState AFCA Good Works Team | Strength Through Service
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: By making a direct impact on the causes we know are top of mind for young people, like mental health, food insecurity, education and literacy, and community building, we’re equipping YOU with the opportunities to take action and make bigger and long-lasting changes in your own backyards. PLUS, each action you take makes you eligible to earn a $2,000 scholarship and volunteer hour credits (select actions) for school. Giving back and getting back? It’s a win-win.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 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 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.

$2,000 Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with a valid visa who are 13 years of age or older and who are interested in attending nursing school, or are currently enrolled in nursing school.

$2,500 Creative Arts Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with a valid visa who are 13 years of age or older and who are interested in attending art school, or are currently enrolled in an art school.

$2,500 Easy Scholarship: See Us, Hear Us: Envisioning Greener Futures
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: Communities of color and low-income communities are disproportionately affected by the climate crisis. Share how your community is impacted by climate injustice or environmental racism, along with your vision for a green future. DoSomething will put your story on the Youth Map of Climate Injustice to show the world exactly how climate change is affecting the lives of young people. Plus, you’ll be entered for the opportunity to earn a $2,000 scholarship.

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to students between the ages of 13 and 21 who are candidates for a degree/diploma at a primary (middle school), secondary (high school), or accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world. Applicant must conduct their own environmental stewardship project in 2022.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 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 activities, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 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.

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
Sponsor: Gen and Kelly Tanabe
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 9-12, college, and graduate school students who are legal U.S. residents. Applicant must submit an essay answering why they deserve the scholarship or their academic or career goals.

George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest
Sponsor: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2022 (dates vary by state)
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are United States citizens or legal aliens who attend a public, parochial, or private high school (including accredited home schools). Applicant must submit an essay related to the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. Student should contact their state SAR chapter for specific deadline.

Gorgas Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Alabama Junior Academy of Science
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Alabama high school students. Applicant must submit a scientific paper describing their original research or project.

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