Scholarships for High School Sophomores

High school sophomores are thinking about college. They may not know where they want to attend or what they want to study, but they know they are going to college. But, how will they pay for it? Here are scholarships open to high school sophomores.

Ocean Awareness Student Contest
Sponsor: From the Bow Seat
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: June 18, 2018
Description: Contest is open to middle and high school students from around the world between the ages of 11 and 18 years of age. Applicant must focus on this year theme of “Our Oceans in a Changing Climate” and submit a piece of art, poetry, prose, film or music on this year’s theme.

$1,000 June Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 20, 2018
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 visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

Golden Eagle Coins Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Golden Eagle Coins
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 20, 2018
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: June 20, 2018
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.

Video Contest Scholarship for Creative Students
Sponsor: IvyPanda
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2018extended to June 20, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and university students worldwide. Applicant must submit a video on study motivation, study-life balance, or homesickness.

Donna Reed Performing Arts Scholarships
Sponsor: Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 29, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Iowa high school students (grades 10-12) in good standing who are studying drama and have acted in official school productions in 2017 and/or 2018.

10 Words or Less Scholarship
Sponsor: StudentScholarships.org
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to anyone between the ages of 14-25 years of age who will be attending school in the Fall of 2018. Applicant must visit the StudentScholarships.org Facebook page and share their 10 words or less on why they deserve the scholarship.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
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 visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship
Sponsor: Daniel Stark Injury Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students from Texas. Applicant must share an experience that has changed his of her life, entrepreneurial goals, and their passions.

Digital Privacy Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and graduate school students. Home school students are also eligible. Applicant must complete a short form and finish the following statement in 140-characters or less: “I’m taking responsibility for my digital profile by…”

Do-Over Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
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 and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must share what they would do “if they could turn back time.”

Grab the Mic: Join 193,242 Young People Making Schools Safer for LGBTQ+ Students
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: 78% of LGBTQ+ teens are teased or bullied in their schools and communities. Educate friends and promote LGBTQ+ inclusivity by sharing DoSomething’s ally guide. Then share an event finder and make a plan to attend a Pride event. You’ll make a difference for LGBTQ+ students in your community and be entered to win the scholarship.

Huntington’s College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Huntington Learning Center
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school students and their parents or guardians who are legal residents of the United States.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

KAS Scholarships
Sponsor: Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Korean students who will be a full-time student and classified as a high school sophomore, junior or senior, undergraduate, or graduate student. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Lose Your V-Card: Share a Link to Help Your Friends Register to Vote
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Over 69 million young people are eligible to vote in 2018. Your generation has the power to decide this election. Simply share the link DoSomething provides with a friend by text, email, or social media to help them register to vote online. it only takes 2 minutes for them to register! Each time you share a unique registration link, you will receive one scholarship entry. Unlimited entries.

NextStepU Win Free Tuition
Sponsor: NextStepU
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada, age 15 or older who are in college or will be enrolled in college within three years from 1/31/2018. Student must register with NextStepU.

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