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.

The Hamilton Award

U.S. high school juniors with a strong community record who plan to attend college are eligible for this award. Students must demonstrate a commitment to academics and financial and/or personal need.

Total: $500 Awards:  35
Deadline:  January 29
2020

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

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

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 30
2020

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest

This award is for U.S. high school students. Students must create a short video that warns about the dangers of underage drinking.

Total: $3000 Awards:  11
Deadline:  January 31
2020

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:  January 31
2020

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:  January 31
2020

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:  January 31
2020

VIP Voice Rewards

This Scholarship Sweepstakes is for students who are 13 and older who register and take at least two online surveys.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Meriwest Annual Video Essay Competition

High school students who are 13 to 18 years of age and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must live or work in the California counties of Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco or in Pima County in Arizona, or be members of the Meriwest Credit Union.

Total: $1000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Oak Ridge Rotary Club Brad Sturm Memorial Scholarship

This essay contest is open to students enrolled at Oak Ridge High School in Oak Ridge, TN. Interested students must contact the school guidance office or economics teacher for an application.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2020

BulkOfficeSupply.com Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school students and college freshmen and sophomores who reside in the United States. Students must have an interest in teaching, art, or owning their own business.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Illinois Wesleyan University Alumni Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school students who plan to attend Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU). The student must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, as determined by high school GPA and results from the SAT or ACT.

Total: $22000 Awards:  1100
Deadline:  February 1
2020

BMI Student Composer Awards Program

This competition for original musical compositions is open to citizens of countries in the Western Hemisphere that are 27 years of age or under as of the application deadline. Entrants must be studying music either in an educational institution or with a private teacher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  February 1
2020