3 Huge Scholarships for High School Students

This massive scholarship trio totals in at $58,000. Find out the three scholarships that high school students should NOT snub.

Shawna Newman

May 24, 2021

3 Huge Scholarships for High School Students
These are too big to ignore.
Listen up, high school students... Don't think your financial aid solutions are only a full-ride scholarship away. Plan for college and financial success, by adapting a scholarship application routine. Be sure you're involved in plenty of community service programs, too. Using experiences like these will enhance your brag sheet, helping you get into that college or university you're aiming for. And some scholarship programs are looking for this type of student to apply for their scholarship. But we don't want to overlook scholarship money like this; just winning one of these three scholarships would go a long way in paying for your higher education. Why not enter all three to maximize your chances of winning?

  1. “Stuck at Prom” Scholarship
  2. Deadline: 7/21/21
    Available to: Ages 14-19
    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 500MB in size, documenting your journey.

  3. Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition
  4. Deadline: 10/31/21
    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: "Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?"

  5. American Legion National Oratorical Contest
  6. Deadline: Rolling
    Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
    Award Amount: $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 national contest's first round receives an additional $1,500 scholarship.

More Scholarships for High School Students

While you should apply for all three of the hefty scholarships above, don’t forget about the MANY other scholarship opportunities out there. They may not be monster sized, but they do add up. Be sure to create your free Fastweb profile to be matched with scholarships that fit YOU. In the meantime, look at these scholarship lists below; they’re designed just for high school students like you: Scholarships for the Class of 2021 Scholarships for the Class of 2022

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