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.

Create Real Impact Contest
Sponsor: Impact Teen Drivers
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: June 27, 2017
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years of age. Student must submit an original work (video, music, creative writing, or artwork) showcasing their idea for a solution to the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving.

10 Words or Less Scholarship
Sponsor: StudentScholarships.org
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to anyone between the ages of 14-25 years of age who will be attending school in the Fall of 2017. 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, 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: June 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.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
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, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Sweepstakes is open to full or part-time students who are in an accredited secondary or post-secondary educational institution or program (including, but not limited to, high school, college, university or trade school, or are home schooled in an accredited program) who are at least 14 years of age as of July 1, 2016. Student must enroll in the Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS educational resource program.

Course Hero Academic Hero Scholarship
Sponsor: Course Hero
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students 16 years of age or older who either plans to attend or is currently attending an accredited college or university. Applicant must create a free account and write a 500-word essay.

Digital Privacy Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and graduate school students. Home school students are also eligible. Applicant must complete 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, 2017
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 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Harlequin Floors Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The World Dances
Amount: $250
Closing Date: June 30, 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.

Huntington’s College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Huntington Learning Center
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
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, 2017
Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists from around the world who have not been professionally published and paid for more then three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

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