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.

Siemens Competition
Sponsor: Siemens Foundation
Amount: Up to $100,000
Closing Date: September 19, 2017
Description: Competition is open to individuals and teams of up to three students in grades nine through 12. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science.

$1,000 September Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 20, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students, as well as adults looking to attend college in the next year. Applicant must complete a form to login or register for a free account.

Golden Eagle Coins Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Golden Eagle Coins
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 20, 2017
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: September 20, 2017
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.

BBB Student Video & Poster Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau – Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 29, 2017
Description: Contest is open to high school students in Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky. Applicant must submit a video or poster on the contest theme of “Trust.”

Harlequin Floors Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The World Dances
Amount: $250
Closing Date: September 29, 2017
Description: Contest is open to residents of the 50 United States and Canada. There is no restriction to enter the contest. Applicant must submit a dance video.

Make Your Mark Contest
Sponsor: Utah Educational Savings Plan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 29, 2017
Description: Contest is open to Utah students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Contestant must submit a bookmark design.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
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: September 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students from Texas. Applicant must share an experience that has changed her of her life, entrepreneurial goals, and their passions.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and current college or graduate school students. Applicant must complete a short form and share a 140-character statement explaining why they will not text and drive.

Game-Winning Drive: College 1 Piece of Sports Gear for Kids in Underserved Communities
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Description: Kids from underserved communities are 50% less likely to play sports. One reason is that equipment is too expensive to afford. Look in your closet or garage for 1 ball, bat, glove, stick, or any other sports gear. Then donate your item to a local community center (DoSomething will give you the address of the closet one!). You’ll be helping kids play more sports, which improves their well-being, and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

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