18 Scholarships Just for High School Students to Apply for at the Scholarship Marathon

Scholarship-Marathon-LogoThe Scholarship Marathon is this Saturday! Are you ready? If you’re a high school student and still need some scholarships to add to your list, we found 18 awesome opportunities just for you. Want even more? Keep your eyes peeled on Wednesday the 19th – we’ll be posting an even longer list of scholarships for high school and college students.

1. International College Counselors Scholarship

Deadline: April 1     Award: $250
For freshmen, sophomores, and juniors: Applicants must submit an essay about advice they’d give middle school students.

2. Virtual Business Scholarship

Deadline: April 1     Award: $2,000
For juniors and seniors: Applicants must be prospective business, marketing, or personal finance majors.

3. Spence Reese Scholarship

Deadline: April 1     Award: $4,000
For seniors: Applicants must be men who are pursuing a degree in engineering, law, medicine, or political science.

4. AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest

Deadline: April 2     Award: $2,000
For seniors: Applicants must read an essay about automatic fire sprinklers and then take an online test about it.

5. Voyage to Discovery Essay Contest

Deadline: April 2     Award: $500 – $1,500
For freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors: Applicants must submit an original essay on a given topic related to US maritime history.

6. ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships

Deadline: April 7     Award: $5,000
For seniors: Applicants must be African American or Hispanic and plan to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

7. Susanna DeLaurentis Memorial Scholarships

Deadline: April 11     Award: $1,000
For seniors: Applicants must have a chronic disease or other challenge to their physical or mental health.

8. Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 15     Award: $1,000 – $5,000
For seniors: Applicants must have type 1 diabetes.

9. S.O.S. College Scholarship

Deadline: April 20     Award: $1,000
For seniors: Applicants must have a parent who has battled with cancer and is still living.

10. FiSCA National Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 21     Award: $2,000
For seniors: Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic.

11. Roy Webster Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: April 30     Award: $1,000
For seniors: Applicants must attend a college or university in the United States.

12. AH&LEF Incoming Freshman Scholarship

Deadline: May 1      Award: $1,000 – $2,000
For seniors: Applicants must plan to enroll in a hospitality-related program.

13. Levitt Comninos Carlotti Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: May 1      Award: $500 – $4,000
For seniors: Applicants must have a terminally ill or deceased parent.

14. Potential Magazine Countdown to College Scholarship

Deadline: May 1      Award: $1,000
For freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors: Applicants must sign up for Potential Magazine’s free weekly eNewsletter.

15. Alphonso Deal Scholarship

Deadline: May 16      Award: $500
For seniors: Applicants must be studying in the area of criminal justice.

16. Jack & Jill of America Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: May 25      Award: $1,500 – $2,500
For seniors: Applicants must African American students.

17. American Dream Essay Contest

Deadline: May 30      Award: $1,000
For juniors and seniors: Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to the American dream.

18. Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Program

Deadline: May 31      Award: $1,000 – $2,000
For juniors: Applicants must play for a high school sports team or participate in club sports.

Image credit: brandeis.edu


Original Post Date: March 17th, 2014

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