Scholarships for High School Sophomores

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

Annual Fruit Shoot Photo Contest
Sponsor: California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100
Closing Date: July 20, 2019
Description: Contest is open to anyone. Contestant must submit a photo on the subjects of fruit, flowers, roots or any vegetative plant parts.

(Don’t) Read this Book: Donate a Book with Our “Warning” Bookmark to Catch Readers’ Attention
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: During the school year, all students learn at similar rates, but low-income students fall behind by three months’ worth of learning during the summer. This is called “summer slide.” Donate a book to your local library! You’ll improve literacy in your community and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

Express to De-Stress Video Contest
Sponsor: SouthPost Youth Foundation
Amount: Up to $300
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Program is open to teens (12-18) who live in the California Bay Area and are in 7th-12th grades. Applicant must submit a video expressing their ways to de-stress or an inspiring story.

Flavor of the Month Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
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 who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
Sponsor: Gen and Kelly Tanabe
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 9-12, college, or graduate school students who are legal U.S. residents. Applicant must submit an essay answering why they deserve the scholarship or their academic or career goals.

Green Your Getaway: Share a Guide to Help Friends Travel Sustainably!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: “Sustainable travel” is all about being a responsible traveler! You want to minimize the harm and work to improve the natural and cultural environments of where you visit. Share DoSomething’s Sustainable Travel Guide on social media or share the guide IRL using a postcard DoSomething will provide. You’ll help others protect the plant and be entered to win the scholarship.

Ride & Seek: Post Flyers to Help Keep Friends and Family Safe on the Road
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Seat belts save up to 15,000 lives every year. Print and post flyers with enticing fill-in-the-blanks about road safety. For every flyer you post, you’ll keep friends safe on the road and earn another chance to win the scholarship.

Show Your Emoji Scholarship
Sponsor: Tutoring Club
Amount: $250
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades and living in the following areas of Texas: Alvin ISD, Clear Creek ISD, Deer Park ISD, Dickinson ISD, Friendswood ISD, Galveston ISD, Hitchcock ISD, LaPorte ISD, Pasadena ISD, Pearland ISD, or Texas City ISD. Applicant must choose five emojis and write an essay explaining why they best match their personality and dreams for the future.

Creative Outlook Cover Contest
Sponsor: Townsend Communications, Inc.
Amount: $250
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
Description: Contest is open to current college level students, as well as high school students. Contestant must submit an original piece of art.

Call for a More Inclusive Definition of “Black” in the Dictionary
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: August 5, 2019
Description: You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship by calling for dictionary sites to create a more accurate, inclusive definition of the word “black.” The word is currently misdefined as things like “dirty” and “evil,” and research shows these definitions fuel real-world prejudice. Dictionary.com has made a commitment to change their outdated definition to reflect a more positive representation of the word Black. Include other dictionaries in the conversation to follow Dictionary.com’s lead to update their definition of “Black.” Other dictionaries you can include in your tweet: @MerriamWebster, @OxfordWords, @CollinsDict, and other popular dictionary sites (DoSomething will provide sample text). You’ll make an impact on racial inclusivity *and* enter to win a $5,000 scholarship.

Book Your Summer Scholarship
Sponsor: Utah Educational Savings Plan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Utah residents with valid U.S. social security numbers who are 18 years of age or younger. Student must participate in the 2019 summer reading program at their local public library.

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

Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Red Cross
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to all high school and college students. Applicant must host an American Red Cross blood drive between June 1 and August 31, 2019.

Make Me Laugh Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
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 who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must share an incident in their life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction) that will make us laugh.

NextStepU Win Free Tuition
Sponsor: NextStepU
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
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 3/1/2019. Student must register with NextStepU.

Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarship Detective
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students who are permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must fill out a short online application and share in 140 characters or less how they will use the scholarship.

Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship program is open to low-income high school students to enroll in college courses from Nebraska college or universities, either through dual-enrollment or early enrollment agreements with the institutions. Deadline is for summer classes that have a start date of July 1 or later.

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