Scholarships for High School Seniors

Poetry Card Contest
Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts
Amount: Up to $350
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

SBO Annual Esasy Contest
Sponsor: School band and Orchestra
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 4-12 who have an interest in music. Applicant must submit an essay on how their musical instrument matches their personality.

Scholarship Detective Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarship Detective
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students who are permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must submit a short online form and answer in 140 characters or less how they plan to use the scholarship money.

Scholarship Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

School Survey Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Sweepstakes is open to current high school students, high school alumni who graduated within the last four years, and the parents of those students or alumni. Individual must take a survey on a United States high school.

STEM Lights Me Up Scholarship
Sponsor: Brightech
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college students enrolled during the current school year and high school students enrolled in STEM or a gap year. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic, “What lights you up about STEM?”

Student Loan Debt Stinks Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Nova Legal Funding
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are admitted or continuing at an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or law school. Applicant must submit an essay on why they chose the legal profession.

Student Voice Scholarship
Sponsor: Raphaelson Levin Personal Injury Law Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate school in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a significant moral or ethical challenge.

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship
Sponsor: SuperCollege.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors, college students, graduate school students and returning adult students who will enroll in a college or university. Applicant must fill out a short form.

The Hit We’ll Take: Share a #TBT Guide Online to Help Friends Escape the Vape
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: A single JUUL pod contains as much nicotine as an entire pack of cigarettes! Share an online guide with friends about the dangers of e-cigs and vaping. Everyone hates when a remake goes wrong, and e-cigs/vapes are a bad remake of cigarettes. How about we back stuff we do want like Silentó, the man behind the Whip/Nae Nae? Share an online guide with friends to show them that e-cigs and JUUL are just a bad remake of regular cigarettes. You’ll be entered for a chance to win a $5,000 scholarship, and the school with the most guide shares will win a visit from Silentó himself!

Top Ten List Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
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 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Tough Turtle Turf Scholarship
Sponsor: Tough Turtle Turf
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who plan to work in the environmental and/or water conservation industry.

Unigo $10K Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Applicant must be at least 13 years of age, a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

UnitedAg Scholarship
Sponsor: UnitedAg
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals affiliated with a UnitedAg member company either as a child or grandchild of an employee who will be enrolled anytime during the 2020-2021 academic year. Scholarship is open to students of all majors.

Employment Boost Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Employment Boost
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have at least a 3.6 GPA. Scholarship is open to students worldwide, but student must be attending college in the U.S. In addition to the general scholarship, there is a scholarship open only to students studying in a Business or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields. For the general scholarship, applicant must read and interpret a given poem. For the STEM scholarship, applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to technology.

JMJ Phillip Group College Scholarships
Sponsor: JMJ Phillip Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be majoring in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math).

MIT THINK Scholars Program
Sponsor: MIT THINK
Amount: $1,000 budget, chance to win $500 scholarship, mentorship, and a trip to MIT
Closing Date: January 1, 2020
Description: Applicant must be a current high school student at a school in the United States. Applicant must submit a project proposal on a science, technology or engineering idea.

Rezvan Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Rezvan Foundation
Amount: Up to $100,000 over four years
Closing Date: January 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are California residents and have at least a 3.5 GPA. Applicant must be an adopted minor, a minor in foster care, or has one or more parent who has passed away.

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program
Sponsor: Foot Locker Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $20,000
Closing Date: January 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. students who are currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports. Applicant must be entering college in fall 2020 as a freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree.

GE – Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute and GE
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, at the workplace, and in the community. Applicant must also demonstrate financial need.

IAAP Education Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: IAAP Education Foundation
Amount: At least $2,000
Closing Date: January 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, graduate, and current undergraduate students from Illinois who are/will be majoring in Civil Engineering, Engineering Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Geological Engineering, Mineral Science, Mining Engineering, or a similar discipline.

Don’t Wait to Reach Your Potential Scholarship for Alabama Teens
Sponsor: Potential Magazine
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college-bound teens in 9th-12th grades Alabama. Students need to sign up for Potential Magazine’s free weekly eNewsletter and they will automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

National Don’t Wait to Reach Your Potential Scholarship
Sponsor: Potential Magazine
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college-bound teens in 9th-12th grades in the U.S. Students need to sign up for Potential Magazine’s free weekly eNewsletter and they will automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Young Filmmakers Contest
Sponsor: One Earth Film Festival
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 5, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 3 through college (ages 8 and up) from the United States. Student must create a film on one of many given topics related to the Earth.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2019-2020 academic year. This is the second deadline. Deadline III is March 2, 2020.

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