Scholarships for High School Juniors

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Your junior year in high school is when you probably start to really plan for college — taking the SAT or ACT, researching possible schools, discovering your interests, checking out majors, and figuring out how to pay for it all. Scholarships can help add to your college savings and by starting the search early, such as in 11th grade, you can make your senior year in high school a little less stressful. We’ve compiled this directory of scholarships for high school juniors to bring all the available awards together in one place. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Questbridge College Prep Scholarship

This scholarship is for high school juniors who have achieved excellent academic results and are from a low-income family.

Total: $50000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  September 26
2019

Writers' Square Scholarship Program

This essay contest is open to U.S. and international students who are in first grade through graduate school. Contest winners may be asked to attend the awards banquet in California at their own cost to receive their prize.

Total: $1000 Awards:  45
Deadline:  September 30
2019

CouragetoGrow.com Scholarship

The CouragetoGrow.com Scholarship is available for U.S. high school juniors, seniors or college students with a GPA of 2.0 or higher who submit an essay about the topic located on the application form.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Niche "No Essay" Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and international high school and college students enrolled in U.S. academic institutions. Applicants must apply online.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

The Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship is a recurring monthly scholarship. U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are currently enrolled in high school are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Humanity Rising Service Challenge

This scholarship contest is available for U.S. high school students who partipate in community service and share their stories.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  September 30
2019

NextStepU STEM Scholarship

The NextStepU STEM Scholarship is available for students between the ages of 16 and 22 who are majoring in or planning to major in a field related to science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $1500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. Students must submit a short response about texting and driving and be selected as a semi-finalist to compete for the available scholarships.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Power Poetry Scholarship Slam

This poetry contest is available for young poets in the United States who submit an original poem on the current scholarship slam topic.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 3
2019

NFAA youngARTS Program

This award is for U.S. students 15 to 18 years old, or those in grades 10 through 12, who have a talent for the arts.

Total: $10000 Awards:  400
Deadline:  October 11
2019

Spotlight Awards Program

This awards program is open to international and U.S. high school students who reside in the following California counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, Santa Barbara, or San Diego. Students must audition in one of the following categories: acting, ballet, non-classical dance, classical voice, non-classical voice, jazz instrumental, classical instrumental.

Total: $5000 Awards:  140
Deadline:  October 15
2019

ARTBA Student Transportation Video Contest

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who submit a two to four minute video on current issues in American transportation.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 20
2019