Super High School Scholarships

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

Elizabeth Hoyt

October 03, 2016

Super High School Scholarships

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.

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Help One Friend Register to Vote!

Deadline: 10/31/16
Available to: Ages Max 25
Award Amount: $5,000

Each time you share a unique registration link, you will receive one scholarship entry. Unlimited entries. No minimum GPA or essays required. Must be 13 to 25 years old to apply. This scholarship is only open to those residing in the U.S. and Canada or those who hold citizenship in the U.S. or Canada.

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Help One Friend Register to Vote!

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a Vision Board to Inspire Young Students

Deadline: 10/31/16
Available to: Ages Max 25
Award Amount: $5,000

You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by making a vision board to inspire female and minority students to pursue science and math! Just make a poster featuring diverse role models (we’ll provide all the info!) and hang it where students will see. That’ll send a positive message to kids and automatically enter you to win a $5,000 scholarship. Win-win!

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a Vision Board to Inspire Young Students .

$3,000 Easy Scholarship: Demand More Non-“Sexy” Costumes for the Women’s Section

Deadline: 10/31/16
Available to: Ages Max 25
Award Amount: $3,000

You could win an easy $3,000 scholarship by demanding that retailers provide more Halloween costumes in the women’s section that aren’t provocative or “sexy”. (We’ll provide sample photos and captions to post on social media!) This will ensure that there are more inclusive (and less sexist) Halloween costumes for everyone. Plus, you’ll enter to win a $3,000 scholarship!

Learn more about the $3,000 Easy Scholarship: Demand More Non-“Sexy” Costumes for the Women’s Section.

Active Life Scholarship to Tackle Your Weakness

Deadline: 10/31/16
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The Active Life Scholarship to Tackle Your Weakness is open to current high school and college students who are at least 15 years of age. You must submit a short statement on what you consider your weakness or how to improve upon a weakness in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the Active Life Scholarship to Tackle Your Weakness.

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

Deadline: 11/01/16
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $30,000

The Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition is open to high school students. To enter, you must write and record a three- to five-minute broadcast script on the following theme: “My Responsibility to America.”

Learn more about the Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition.

Youth Forward Scholarship

Deadline: 12/01/16
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 3 Awards of $1,500

The Youth Forward Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. You must submit an essay of no more than 500 words on your commitment to volunteerism in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the Youth Forward Scholarship.

$1,000 Market Research Scholarship Drawing

Deadline: 12/31/16
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

Massfinity will award $1,000 to one lucky user who joins our partner site, Harris Poll Online. By completing the one-page sign up form (basic information and it’s free!), you’ll enter in for a chance to win the $1,000 Market Research Scholarship automatically. It’s the easiest scholarship application you’ll ever fill out. AND we only use your information to email you unique survey opportunities, like what you think about student loans, or where you want to work after school ends. We need student opinions on world issues, and we’re looking for more students to join our site. Join Harris Poll Online today for free to enter in for a chance to win a $1,000 check, and start receiving awesome online surveys today.

Get more information on the $1,000 Market Research Scholarship Drawing.

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Share Ways to Keep Friends Safe

Deadline: 12/31/16
Available to: Ages Max 25
Award Amount: $5,000

44% of people know someone who has been addicted to prescription pain medicine, but lots of times, people aren’t sure how to help. Good news is, we’ve created a text-message guide with easy ways to support friends who might be abusing or misusing pain meds. Share the guide, and you enter to win a $5,000 scholarship.

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Share Ways to Keep Friends Safe.

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Play a Game of “Would You Rather” On Your Phone

Deadline: 12/31/16
Available to: Ages Max 25
Award Amount: $5,000

Teach your friends how to handle their money better by playing and sharing a fun, interactive game of “Would You Rather” on your phone! Sign up to play this text-message game and you’ll enter to win a $5,000 scholarship. It’s that easy!

Learn more about the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Play a Game of “Would You Rather” On Your Phone.

Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Deadline: 1/04/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: 25 Awards from $100 to $20,000

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a 700 – to 1000 – word essay that describes an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. GED students under the age of 20 may also apply.

Learn more about the Profile in Courage Essay Contest.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: 1/30/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and submit a short message about technology addiction to qualify for this award.

Learn more about the Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship.

$2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing

Deadline: 5/31/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Juniors
Award Amount: $2,500

Request Christian college information and enter our $2,500 annual Christian college scholarship drawing. The winner may use the scholarship to attend any Christian college in the U.S. or Canada.

Get more information on the $2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing.

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.

Invite a Friend to Fastweb

Award: $500
Deadline: Last day of each month; Refreshes monthly
Available to: All Fastweb Members

You and a friend could win $500! Simply invite a friend to join Fastweb. Once your friend completes the registration, you’re both entered to win $500.

Learn how you can Invite a Friend to Fastweb and qualify both you and a friend for $500.

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