College Opportunities & Scholarships for High School Juniors

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Scholarship Name Scholarship Value Deadline
The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards $36,000 1/4/2018

The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards celebrate tikkun olam, or "repairing the world." TheDiller Family Foundation knows that supporting Jewish teen leadership today meanscreating and inspiring future generations of strong Jewish leaders in the globalcommunity. The Awards provide $36,000 for each recipient so that they may use it tofurther their project or education. If the funds will be used towards education, they will besent directly to the college or university. Some recipients choose to divide the awardbetween their education and philanthropic work.Applicants must demonstrate leadership via a specific community service project that isalready underway. Applications presenting a project that has not yet been initiated will notbe considered. Examples of past recipientswork can be found on

NYCDA 4-day National Summer Workshop Scholarship $25,000 July 2

Applicant must be a dancer who is registered to attend the NYCDA four-day Summer Workshop and who has recently completed their junior or senior year in high school. Audition and personal essay required.
Study areas: dance, musical theater

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award $10,000 October 1; December 1; February 1

Applicant must be a classical instrumentalist, vocalist, and/or composer who is 18 years old or younger and have not yet entered college who have an interest in performing on From the Top. Exceptional musical achievement, financial need, academic achievement, and strength of character must be demonstrated.
Study areas: music

Cogburn Law Offices Adversity Scholarship $5,000 6/1/2017

Cogburn Law Offices, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, offers a broad range of services, with an emphasis on personal injury and consumer law. Understanding the increasing costs of college tuition is making it more difficult to obtain a college degree for many outstanding students across the nation, Cogburn Law Offices is offering one $5,000 need-based scholarship to the student who submits the winning essay or video demonstrating how he or she has overcome great personal adversity.  

Technology Student Association - National Competition $5,000 June

NMFA Scholarships NMFA awards an average of $500 for career funding and $1,000 for degrees. Up to $2500 is available for clinical supervision towards licensure in the mental health profession. 6/30/2017

NMFA awards an average of $500 for career funding and $1,000 for degrees. Up to $2500 is available for clinical supervision towards licensure in the mental health profession. Spouses are also eligible for funding, typically $1,000, to build their own businesses. This includes entrepreneurs, LLCs, direct sales, franchises, contractors, and other for-profit ventures. Non-profit organizations, please check back in our May application round. Any spouse with a valid military ID is eligible.

The James Alan Cox Scholarship for Student Photojournalists $2,500 November 15

Applicant must be a high school (sophomore or older with one semester remaining), college, or graduate school student. High school applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of one photography or related art class; college students must be enrolled in photography or journalism; graduate students must be enrolled in a journalism/photojournalism class. Photo or video that 'tells a story' must be submitted.
plus five high school photography awards, digital cameras
Study areas: photography, photojournalism

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships $1,000-$2,000 (depending on location) 5/31/2017

PCA awards scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 (depending on location) to high school athletes, based on their essays explaining how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor by PCA Founder Jim Thompson

  • Personal Mastery: Making oneself better
  • Leadership: Making one's teammates better
  • Honoring the Game: Making the game better.

JFLF Awards Programs $1,000 June 30

Projects may fit into one of the following categories: home, recreational or artistic equipment; shop tool, machine or mechanical device; a structure; agricultural equipment or a repair. Applicants must submit a paper about the creation of the project and be enrolled in a shop class. Applicants must also be enrolled in high school, adult evening classes, two-year/community college, vocational school, apprentice program, trade school, in-plant training or technical school and may not be college students enrolled in a bachelor's or master's program.

National Ten-Minute Play Contest $1,000 November 1

Applicant must submit one original 10-minute play no more than 10 typed pages long. Musicals, children's shows, and plays that have received Equity production or have been previously submitted are not eligible.

Fashion or Apparel Design Scholarship $1,000 November 1

Applicant must be enrolled in fashion or apparel design at an accredited college or university.

Resort Property Management Annual $500 Scholarship $500 August 15

Applicant must be a Canadian or U.S. citizen who is in high school or college. Essay on devising "an effective marketing program" required.
Study areas: marketing

Cosmetology School Scholarship $500 December 31

Applicant must be a current student who will be pursuing a career in the hairdressing industry.
Study areas: cosmetology

Youth Incentive Award $400 November 1

Applicant must be a high school student who submits a proposal for topics such as field collecting trips to conduct beetle species inventories or diversity studies, attending workshops or visiting entomology or natural history museums for special training and projects on beetles, studying aspects of beetle biology, etc. The proposed activities or projects will be evaluated on their degree of creativity, educational benefit to the applicant, scientific merit, feasibility and budgetary planning.
plus one-year subscription to The Coleopterists Bulletin
Study areas: the study of beetles

CHIGEMS Art and Poetry Scholarship $250 August 30

Applicant must be a high school or non-professional student with an interest in producing original art and writing. Essay (250-500 words) and an image of artwork are required to be submitted. Adult applicants must have four hours per week of volunteer work or a minimum 2.0 GPA if attending classes.
Renewable after one year of original date from previous win.
Study areas: art and writing

Irish Cultural and Educational Grant Unspecified October 31

Applicants can be of any age and do not have to be residents of the Milwaukee area. Selection is based on the proposed project to study some aspect of Irish culture.

CoServ to award $35,000 in scholarships $35,000 in unspecified

Science Award and Scholarships $7,500 per unspecified

My FIDM Fashion Club Scholarship $5,000 unspecified

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a high school junior or senior. Active membership in an Official FIDM Fashion Club is required. Award minimum granted to senior applicants; award maximum awarded to junior applicants.
Study areas: fashion

FIDM Fashion Club Active Member Scholarship $2,000 unspecified

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who is an Official FIDM Fashion Club student member and has attended at least eight FIDM Fashion Club meetings during the academic year.
Renewable for up to four years with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Study areas: fashion

Foundation Scholarship $1,000 unspecified

Applicant must be either an outstanding high school student entering college OR a college student attending an accredited college or university; must be reside within the boundaries of the Solano Association of Realtors (including Benicia, Cordelia, Green Valley, and Vallejo) and must intend to specialize in Real Estate or a business related field. Academic accomplishments and financial need must be demonstrated.
$500 for high school students; $1,000 for college students
Awarded monthly.
Study areas: business, real estate

Test Prep Review $500 each unspecified

Thinking about college is an exciting time in your life, whether you are a high school senior or a non-traditional student contemplating your choices. For many, the cost of tuition can seem like an obstacle, but it does not have to be. If you are not a stellar student, that's okay; there are so many college scholarships available for people of all lifestyles and occupations - single parents, good students, average students, minorities, and more! Do not let the prospect of paying for school scare you; there are literally thousands of organizations waiting for someone just like you to apply. Use the resources on this website to help you find money for college and start your new life.

Free Speech Essay Contest $10,000 unspecified

We are not currently accepting applications.

Herrman and Herrman Innovation Scholarship Essay Contest $5,000 unspecified

6 Things to Look for When Researching Scholarships $2,500 unspecified

Scholarships are a great way to offset the cost of college. Institutions sometimes award them to students who meet certain qualifications (e.g. academic achievement, financial need). But there are many independent scholarships you can apply for, as well.

Arkansas State University Mid-South Scholarship Programs $2,250 unspecified

Applications for State of Arkansas?programs must be completed and returned?by scheduled deadlines. Detailed, current information, including deadlines and application processes, can be obtained from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education website, www.

Elks #2709 Supported Scholarship Programs $1,000 unspecified

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Hidden Treasures – Finding College Scholarships unspecified unspecified

TIMES ARE TIGHT and the cost of a college education is higher than ever. If you want to help your family’s quest to make college more affordable nothing can beat scholarships. Unlike loans which need to be paid back most scholarships amount to free money! And don’t assume that only valedictorians can qualify. If you know where to look there’s something for everyone.

School District Has 47 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists for 2017 unspecified unspecified

The School District of Palm Beach County has 47 semifinalists for the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program, allowing them to continue in the competition for approximately 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million.

StartingBloc Fellowship Unspecified Unspecified

This application takes about 30 minutes and can't be saved. There is a $40 fee to apply, and if you are accepted tuition will be $1,250. Institutes fill up, so apply early.

Some need-based scholarships are available, and they are awarded on a rolling basis. Note that scholarships are NOT available within 8 weeks of an Institute's start date.

Scholarship for Latino Students $2,500 per year SPRING Semester – January 31, 2017 FALL Semester – August 31, 2017

This scholarship is for graduating Latino high school seniors or currently enrolled college undergraduate or graduate students. The award is $2,500 per year for up to four years.

Buenas Opiniones will support its scholars in a variety of ways including but not limited to personal, leadership and professional development opportunities, networking and mentorships opportunities, as well as financial and academic support to prepare its scholars to be the next leaders in their professions and communities.

More than 50 million people in the United States identify as Hispanic, making the growing Latino population by far the largest minority group in the country. Though there are continued cultural, economic, and societal barriers to educational success, students of Hispanic descent have recently made significant gains, and Buenas Opiniones would like to contribute to that momentum.

Lou Hochberg Awards $1,500 Open

The Lou Hochberg Awards are given to winning theses and dissertations, university and college essays, high school essays and published articles that focus on Reich's sociological work. There are categories for students, scholars or journalists beginning at high school age through adulthood. A suggested list of topics and a bibliography is available online.

Dolores E. Fisher Award $1,000 Open

Applicants must be female students between the ages of 16 and 30. They must have plans to pursue a career in a marine- or ocean-related field. Selection is based on the personal essay and stated career goals.

On Think Tanks Fellowship unspecified 1/10/2017

Every year On Think Tanks will open its doors to young and promising think tank leaders to co-develop a new global leadership paradigm. The Fellowship Programme aims to facilitate the emergence of new cadres of leaders who are eager to bring on an integral approach to their work within think tanks:  uniting both heart and mind, feminine and masculine qualities and acknowledging the interconnectedness of countries, people and the environment. To do so, we will provide promising young leaders with the skills and knowledge necessary to launch themselves into a path towards a new kind of leadership. At the end of the year-long On Think Tanks Fellowship Programme, Fellows will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to launch themselves into a path towards a new kind of leadership. They will have the confidence to set-up new think tanks or transform existing ones. Fellows will also contribute to the formation of future generations of leaders.

UP Scholarship These scholarships cater to the economic requirements of the students doing various courses. Unspecified

For the welfare of the students, the Uttar Pradesh Govt has initiated a no of scholarships. These scholarships cater to the economic requirements of the students doing various courses. The Scholarship Dept shall invite applications for 2017-18 very soon.

CBSE Single Girl Child Scholarship Rs 500 per month NRI applicants’ tuition fee should be maximum of Rs 6,000 per month. 12/15/2016

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has invited online applications for scholarship scheme to the single girl child. The aim of the CBSE merit scholarship scheme is to support and encourage the meritorious girl students who are the only child of their parents.

John Sarrin Scholarship Unspecified January 1

Applicants must belong to the Society of Friends. They must be committed to staying drug and alcohol free, and they must agree to never join the armed forces of any country. Students must possess good moral character in order to receive and keep the scholarship.

The Mensa Foundation's College Scholarship Program more than $87,000 a year 1/15/2017

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need.

Carl A. Ross Student Paper Award $100 January 15

Applicants must submit a 15- to 30-page research paper on an Appalachian studies topic. Selections will be made from two categories: middle/high school and undergraduate/graduate.

Dupont Challenge/Science Essay Award $3,000 January 25

Applicant must be currently enrolled in a public or private school in the U.S., U.S. territories, or Canada. A 700- to 1,000-word essay and official entry form are required.
Study areas: science

Safe Water Scholarships $1,000 January 31

Applicant must be enrolled in a secondary education program related to the water industry, including community college, technical school, four-year undergraduate programs, and masters and doctoral programs. Applicants must be either an Illinois resident or enrolled in an Illinois secondary education program. This includes, but is not limited to such fields of study as water utility operations and management, civil or environmental engineering, environmental science and policy, chemistry, biology, or water resource management. Selection based on merit/academic performance, leadership/extracurricular activities, recommendation letters, personal statement outlining qualifications for the award, and essay on how applicant envisions contributing to the water industry in the future. Applicants with prior experience in the water industry are preferred.
Recipient must re-apply; renewal is not guaranteed.
Half of award is disbursed in March; remainder in September after recpient has submitted course schedule as proof of enrollment for the school year and a summary of water-related courses/projects for the school year.
Study areas: biology, chemistry, civil engineering, environmental engineering, environmental science/policy, water resources management

NROTC Nurse Corps Scholarship Unspecified January 31

Applicants must be in the second semester of their junior year of high school. They must plan to attend an NROTC college or university that offers the bachelor's degree in nursing. They must be in the top 10 percent of their class or have a combined critical reading and math SAT score of 1080 or higher or have a combined English and math ACT score of 43 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Cox Charities Awards College Scholarships Average amount of award: $1000-$5000  2/1/2017

Cox Charities awards college scholarships to graduating high school seniors across our California service areas, which include San Diego, Orange County, Palos Verdes and Santa Barbara. From science and engineering to business and the arts, these Cox Scholars are pursuing careers that incorporate their passion for giving back to their community, and we are proud to support them. is proud to announce a new $2,500 scholarship for all high school juniors and seniors, as well as undergraduate university or community college students in the United States. $2,500 02/01/2017 is proud to announce the Annual Safe Driving Scholarship for all high school juniors and seniors, as well as undergraduate university or community college students. The aim of rewarded those candidates, who are performing their creativity to encourage safe driving behaviors. The will reward $2,500 scholarship that must be used solely toward the fees (including supplies) for attending an accredited U.S. college or university. is a part of Elegant E-Learning, Inc., a seven-year-old company with a proven track record of revolutionizing and providing free online resources for English teachers and instructors.

Davidson Fellows Scholarships $50,000 February 12

Applicants must be under the age of 18 and be able to attend the awards reception in Washington, DC. In addition to the monetary award, the institute will pay for travel and lodging expenses. Three nominator forms, three copies of a 15-minute DVD and additional materials are required.

BBB Students of Integrity Scholarship $10,000 2/13/2017

BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarship to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments.

National Spanish Examinations Junior Travel Award Each year the Junior Travel Award provides eligible students the opportunity to travel to and experience the culture of a Spanish-speaking country. The award includes round-trip transportation from the student’s home airport to Peru, transportation and guided excursions while in Peru, hotel stays, and all meals. 2/15/2017

Pursuant to its mission, the National Spanish Examination (NSE), a program of theAmerican Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), is committed torecognizing student achievement and promoting language proficiency in the study ofSpanish. To this end, NSE will offer twenty four (24) travel awards to Peru in July 2017.

Esther Kanagawa Memorial Art Scholarship $5,000 February 19

Applicant must be majoring in the fine arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics or photography).
Study areas: ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture

Ellen Hamada Fashion Design Scholarship (VocEd) $5,000 February 19

Applicant must be pursuing an A.S. or A.A.S. in fashion design within the University of Hawaii Community College system.
Study areas: A.S. or A.A.S. in fashion design

Hokuli`a Foundation Scholarship Fund $5,000 February 19

Applicant must be a resident of North of South Kona who plans to study in the fields of healthcare, education or social work. Preference given to applicants who demonstrate an emphasis in advancing Native Hawaiian culture.
Study areas: education, healthcare, social work