Scholarships for High School Seniors

College is right around the corner. Here are scholarships open to high school seniors who are off to college in the fall.

$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.

Russell K. Okata Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Government Employees Association
Amount: January 18, 2022
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to members and their dependents who are attending or plan to attend a community or vocational, trade or other post-high school study on a full-time basis.

Orange Scholars Program
Sponsor: The Homer Fund
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 21, 2022
Description: Scholars program is open to high school seniors and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Applicant must be a dependent of an hourly associate of The Home Depot or its subsidiaries to be eligible for the program.

Point Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Point Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 23, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college student who are “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community. There is no citizenship requirement, but applicant must be attending or planning to attend an institution in the United States.

Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 24, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating seniors and graduates of public or private high schools in San Mateo or Santa Clara Counties (California) who are planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a four-year college or university as a full-time student. Applicant must submit two writing samples.

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Amazon
Amount: $40,000
Closing Date: January 25, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the U.S. who are currently enrolled in or who have completed a high school or college dual degree course where computer science is a subject. Students who have not taken this course can opt-in to take an assessment offered by Amazon. Applicant must be planning to attain a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, or other computer science related field of study.

QCESC Scholarship
Sponsor: The Quad City Engineering and Science Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 25, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who plan on studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) at an accredited college or university. Applicant must be a Quad City area resident in the Illinois Counties of Carroll, Henry, Knox, Lee, Mercer, Rock Island, or Whiteside, or in the Iowa Counties of Clinton, Scott, Muscatine, or Louisa.

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