Super High School Scholarships

Elizabeth Hoyt

January 08, 2016

Super High School Scholarships

These awards would certainly start off your college career with a bang!

High school is filled with some of life’s greatest moments, but also can be very stressful.

You get to attend prom but, then again, there are college applications. Graduation is near but, unfortunately, you also had to take your SATs and ACTs.

Wouldn’t a scholarship to help pay for your college career help dim the not-so-savory memories? We think so. At the very least, it would start college off with a bang!

The following awards fall under this category, rewarding high school students, like you, for a job well job, sending you off to college without a care in the world.

Apply for these and many more on Fastweb today!

Note: To help you better organize your scholarship search, please note that the following awards for high school students are listed according to deadline, with the earliest deadline appearing at the top of the page. Deadlines that vary will appear at the bottom of the list.

Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: 3/25/16
Available to: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: $2,500

The Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship is open to New England high school seniors who have made meaningful contributions to the area of animal protection over a significant period of time.

Actions that merit the award may include: dedicated long term direct work on behalf of animals; inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations; papers, speeches, presentations on humane topics; or heroic rescues of animals in danger.

Learn more information about the Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship.

Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program

Deadline: 3/31/16
Available to: High School Students; Ages 13-18
Award Amount: 15 Awards of $5,000
Sponsored by the Coca-Cola Company, the Pay It Forward Program is open to high school students between the ages of 13 and 18. Recipients of this award will receive a mentorship experience at the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy.

The Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy is an educational program that is designed to be a valuable resource and empower moms to develop strong future leaders while also preparing teens for college.

Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy will provide a wealth of educational seminars, mentoring sessions, scholarships for college, and a three-day retreat in Atlanta to a group of deserving high school teens from across the country. Parents, relatives, friends, and mentors may nominate an aspiring teen for the program.

Get more information on the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program.

AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 4/06/16
Available To: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: 10 Awards of $2,000

The AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors who plan to further their education at a college, university, or certified trade school.

To enter, you must read the “Fire Sprinkler Essay” then take an open-book, ten – question multiple-choice test.

Students will receive an entry into a drawing for each question answered correctly. Get more information on the AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest.

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Amount: $18,000
Ages: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors

The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States.

You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government.

A complete list of topics are available on the Legion’s Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship.

Get more information on the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest.

Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Available To: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: $2,500

The Optimist International Oratorical Contest is open to students under the age of 19.

To be considered for this award, you must prepare a 4 to 5 minute speech on the topic, “How My Passions Impact the World” to be presented at your local Optimist Club’s contest.

Get more information on the Optimist International Oratorical Contest.

Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Amount: $10,000
Ages: Ages 15 and Older

The Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship is open to students who are at least 15 years of age who are studying at an accredited dance school, studio, university or other institution.

You must be a U.S. citizen and demonstrate talent, technical skill and dance expression to be considered for this award.

You must be nominated by your school in order to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship.

Ventures Scholars Program

Deadline: Varies
Amount: $10,000
Ages: High School Freshmen to College Freshmen

The Ventures Scholars Program is open to underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students.

You must be pursuing a math- or science-based career to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the Ventures Scholars Program.

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