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Scholarships for the Class of 2022

Explore awesome scholarships that students from the Class of 2022 can apply for right now.

Shawna Newman

April 21, 2021

It's not too early for high school juniors to start applying for scholarships!
Scholarships for the Class of 2022
While it's never really too soon to begin your college scholarship search, many students begin their junior of high school. College is not cheap. You’ll want to educate yourself on all of the financial aid opportunities out there. Instead of worrying how you’ll pay for college, roll up your sleeves and start applying for scholarships this school year! Scholarships of the Class of 2022 range from small, school-specific awards to national contests and competitions that give away big scholarship money. These scholarships can be competitive, merit based and based on your academic achievements. It doesn’t hurt to get in the habit of applying for several scholarships each month. Stay on top of the scholarship deadlines and keep applying. The more you apply for the better your odds! Check out these Four Scholarship Tips via this Instagram Reel:

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Scholarships for high school juniors—the Class of 2022:
  1. $2,222 No Essay ‘You Deserve It’ Scholarship

  2. Deadline: 4/29/21
    Award Amount: $2,222 The 'You Deserve It!' no-essay Scholarship from ScholarshipOwl awards $2,222 and takes only one minute to register. Without any further effort, you can apply to hundreds more scholarships automatically. Apply to scholarships without having to fill out repetitive application forms one application at a time. Why spend hours applying to one scholarship when you can apply to hundreds at the same time! On top of that, get automatically reapplied every time a scholarship renews. ScholarshipOwl is the only scholarship service helping you by automating the actual registration process for you. You can also get help from an account manager to help you with your applications, essays, and find more scholarships tailored for you. Don't wait, sign up now and be part of the future of scholarship applications today!
  3. $2,000 Spring Scholarship

  4. Deadline: 4/30/21
    Award Amount: $2,000
    When you register on CollegeXpress and answer this one question you will be entered into our monthly scholarship contest. Just tell us “If you traveled for spring break, where did you go? If you didn’t, where would you have loved to go?”. All entries must be made in April 2021 to be valid.
  5. The $25,000 "Be Bold" No-Essay Scholarship

  6. Deadline: 4/30/21
    Award Amount: $25,000
    At, we believe that the world will be shaped by the bold—the fighters, the risk-takers, the earnest overachievers who won’t take no for an answer—the ones who know that a mountain is climbed a step at a time. is built for students, like you, who are determined to make the climb.
  7. $2,000 Scholarship – No Essay

  8. Deadline: 4/30/21
    Award Amount: $2,000 Nitro College will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account profiles required.
  9. April 2021 Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes

  10. Deadline: 4/30/21
    Award Amount: $500
    The Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes is open to registered Fastweb members who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and who are at least sixteen (16) years of age. You must log into your Fastweb account to obtain your personal referral link. For each person who registers for Fastweb via your personal referral link during the Promotion Period, you and your referral will entered as a pair into the monthly drawing.
  11. Paradigm Challenge

  12. Deadline: 5/01/21
    Award Amount: $100,000 The Paradigm Challenge is open to students up to the age of 18. You may work in a team or alone in creating an original and creative way to help solve real-life problems in homes, schools, communities, and/or around the world. Entries may come in the form of posters, videos, inventions, messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help save lives. Additionally, you must submit a brief statement of your idea (140 characters or less) in order to qualify for this award.
  13. $1,000 May Scholarship

  14. Deadline: 5/20/21
    Award Amount: $1,000
    Each new school year is an opportunity for a fresh start, so we're giving away a $1,000 scholarship to help kickoff the new school year.
  15. Safe Driving Scholarship

  16. Deadline: 5/31/21
    Award Amount: $1,000 The Safe Driving Scholarship is open to high school and college students. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submit a 750 word essay that responds to the prompt: "Discuss the current texting and driving laws in your state and what could be improved to promote safety on the roads" in order to be considered for this award.
  17. ConnectHER Film Festival Scholarship

  18. Deadline: 6/15/21
    Award Amount: 5 awards between $1,000 and $5,000
    The ConnectHER Film Festival Scholarship is available to full - time high school and undergraduate students who are ages 25 and under. To be considered, you must submit an original, three - to six - minute short film that addresses global women's issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, or a variety of other issues.
  19. ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

  20. Deadline: 6/15/21
    Award Amount: $10,000 ScholarshipPoints will award a $10,000 scholarship to one lucky member this quarter. All you have to do to become eligible is become a ScholarshipPoints member and log in. It's simple, fun, and completely free!
  21. Digital Privacy Scholarship

  22. Deadline: 6/30/21
    Award Amount: $1,500
    The Digital Privacy Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and submit a brief message about digital privacy to qualify for this award.
  23. $2,000 Minecraft Scholarship

  24. Deadline: 7/31/21
    Award Amount: $2,000 The $2,000 Minecraft Scholarship is open to high school and college students. You must be a U.S. citizen, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submit an essay of at least 500 words that details your opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence on education and career development in order to be considered for this award.
  25. "Stuck at Prom" Scholarship Contest

  26. Deadline: 7/21/21
    Award Amount: $10,000 The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest is open to high school students who make the best prom attire out of Duck® Brand Duct Tape! You can document your journey to prom perfection in a short video or written essay. Students may enter the Contest as an individual only. Each individual must create and wear prom attire consisting of either a complete dress or a complete tuxedo and accessories made using Duck brand duct tape and/or Duck brand crafting tape. Other materials, in addition to Duck brand duct tape, may be used or incorporated into the design. You must also submit up to five high resolution photos showing you wearing your Duck Tape Prom Attire, and a written essay or video of under three minutes and no more than than 500MB in size, documenting your journey.
  27. Samsung American Legion Scholarship Program

  28. Deadline: Varies
    Award Amount: Varies The Samsung American Legion Scholarship Program is open to high school juniors who are direct descendants of U.S. wartime veterans who served during one or more of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion by the United States government. In order to apply, you must have completed an American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Program and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. Selection is based on the following criteria: academic record; involvement in school activities; involvement in community activities and financial need. Additional consideration will be given to descendants of U.S. veterans of the Korean War.
  29. George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

  30. Deadline: Varies
    Award Amount: $2,000 The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest is open to high school students. You must submit an 800 - to 1200 - word essay discussing an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. Essays will be judged on historical accuracy, clarity of thought, organization and proven topic, grammar and spelling, and documentation.
  31. Prom Pics Contest

  32. Deadline: Varies
    Award Amount: $250 The Prom Pics Contest is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a high resolution photo from your prom event. Prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories: promposal, pre-prom, prom dance, and post-prom.
  33. American Legion National Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Rolling
Award Amount: From $14,000 - $18,000 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.

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