Scholarships for High School Sophomores

Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest
Sponsor: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to people of all ages from all over the world.. Contestant must submit a short video on the theme, “Sole Authority: Should the President have the sole authority to launch a nuclear attack?”

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Winning Writers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to poets of all ages and from all nations. Contestant must submit one English poem only with a maximum of 250 lines.

AOPA Flight Training Scholarship Program
Sponsor: AOPA Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 2, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents who are at least 15 years of age at the time of application and plan on becoming a pilot.

Video Contest Scholarship for Creative Students
Sponsor: IvyPanda
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and university students worldwide. Applicant must submit a video on experiencing issues and how they handle the challenges.

Club Z! Annual Achievement Award
Sponsor: Club Z!
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 12, 2019
Description: Award is open to students in grades 5-12 who have overcome obstacles, shown leadership in the classroom or on the field, or who simply demonstrated improvement and a positive attitude this year.

IAA Credit Union Art Scholarship
Sponsor: IAA Credit Union
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 12, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students currently attending a high school located in McLean County, Illinois. Applicant must submit a photo of an original piece of artwork they have created.

Bill Prince Outstanding Jazz Musician Award
Sponsor: Concert on the Green
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 13, 2019
Description: Competition is open to students who live in or attend school in Clay County ane be in grades 9-12. Applicant must audition for the jazz competition.

Love Your Body Poster Contest
Sponsor: National Organization for Women Foundation
Amount: Up to $250
Closing Date: April 14, 2019
Description: Contest is open individuals from all over the world who are in elementary school, middle school, high school, college, or not enrolled in school. Applicant must create a poster that may be used as part of the national campaign to counteract the media’s use of narrow, unrealistic, negative images of women.

Fourth Circuit Essay Contest
Sponsor: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Contest is open to current students in grades 9 through 12 from Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to freedom of speech.

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Sponsor: Barron Prize
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Award is open to students between the ages of eight and 18 years of age who are permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S. or Canada. Applicant must be currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months.

Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition
Sponsor: Water Environment Federation (WEF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Competition is open to students ages 15-20 in grades 9-12. Applicant must submit a water-related science project. Teams of up to three students may enter.

Youth Free Expression Film Contest: Truth to Power
Sponsor: National Coalition Against Censorship
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Contest is open to individuals living in the U.S. or its territories (but need not be citizens) who will be age 19 or younger on the day the film is submitted. Contestant must create a four-minute “postcard” with an important social message they believe has gone unheard (or silenced) by those in power.

$1,000 April Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 20, 2019
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.

Comparing Anthem and The Fountainhead Contest – 8th, 9th and 10th Grade
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 25, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 8-10. A Applicant must submit an essay comparing Anthem and The Fountainhead. There is no citizenship requirements to apply.

Dexter All-American Team Scholarship
Sponsor: U.S. Bowling Congress
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 26, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to USBC high school members who are nominated by a coach or team administrator.

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