Scholarships for High School Sophomores

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You already have one year of high school down, and the future of college is getting closer and closer. Don’t let it creep up on you without being prepared. While you may still be undecided about where you want to go or what you want to study — if you plan to continue your education after high school then you should start planning how to pay for it now. Scholarships are a great way to help add some extra funding to your college savings, and this list of scholarships for high school sophomores is the perfect place to start! That's why we've compiled this list of 10th grade scholarships just for sophomores. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

This award is for young people aged 8-18 who have completed an extraordinary service project.

Total: $10000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  April 15

Four Star Leadership Program

These scholarships are available to students who are selected to attend the annual Four Star Leadership Program; there will be 50 students selected nationwide. International and U.S. high school students may apply; students who will be juniors in the upcoming fall term are given preference.

Total: $3000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  April 22

Ayn Rand - Anthem Essay Contest

U.S. and international students who are currently enrolled in eighth, ninth or tenth grade are eligible to apply for this award. To enter, students must write an essay of 600 to 1,200 words on one of the three topics listed on the Ayn Rand Institute website.

Total: $2000 Awards:  240
Deadline:  April 25

Dexter/USBC High School All-American Team Scholarship

U.S. and international high school bowling athletes with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must be nominated by their athletic directors or coaches.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  April 26

E-Waste 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:  April 30

MindSumo and Meteorological Service of Canada Challenge

The MindSumo and Meteorological Service of Canada Challenge is available for U.S. and international participants who submit proposals about potential improvements and upgrades to the MSC weather app.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 01

Species on the Edge 2.0 Multimedia Contest

This multimedia contest is open to U.S. and international students who are enrolled at a high school in New Jersey. Students must submit a video, app, podcast, digital graphic design, webpage, or other multimedia component showing why wildlife is important to protect in New Jersey.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  May 03

Georgia Future Champions Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school and undergraduate students in Georgia who submit an original video and essay about someone who he or she looks up to as a superhero.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 17

TKS Scholarship

The Knowledge Society provides scholarships to students who enroll in their eleven month extracurricular technology program. Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 17 and must demonstrate a passion for using technology to solve problems.

Total: $500 Awards:  25
Deadline:  May 31

MSK Youth Building Trades Scholarship

The MSK Youth Building Trades Scholarship Fund is available for Maryland students between the ages of 16 and 20 who wish to pursue training in the skilled trades.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 01

HelpTeaching.com Scholarship

The HelpTeaching.com Scholarship is available for U.S. and Canadian students who are curently enrolled at the high school or college level. To apply, applicants must submit an original written work of betwen 400 and 800 words in length.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 01

Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Program is available to high school students with creativity. Applicants must create and wear an outfit completely made of Duck brand duct tape to a school prom.

Total: $10000 Awards:  21
Deadline:  June 03