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Find Rewarding Academic Scholarships for High School Juniors

If you are a high school junior, you may already be overwhelmed with preparations for your future. You understandably want to get the best start possible for college applications, which includes taking part in programs to put on your resume and finding ways to gain scholarships to help you pay for your education.

At NSHSS, our high school junior members receive rewarding opportunities to apply for academic scholarships to help them create bright futures and explore areas of particular interest. Scholarships that NSHSS offers vary from purely academic scholarships based on application and personal statement to specific scholarships for certain opportunities and scholarships awarded based on artistic or literary talent.

Take a look at our list of available scholarships for high school juniors, available to NSHSS members who are looking to help fund their dreams. You might see a scholarship that is perfect for you and could help aid you on your journey to college and beyond.

 

Claes Nobel Academic Scholarships 2019

Eligibility Requirements: High school junior and senior NSHSS members

Deadline: Sunday, March 10, 2019

Scholarship Award: A minimum of 10 applicants will receive USD $5,000 for the Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship, and 100 applicants will receive USD $1,000 for the National Scholar Awards

More information about this scholarship can be found here.

 

Robert Sheppard Leadership Awards 2019

Eligibility Requirements: High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019

Scholarship Award: One first-place recipient will receive USD $2,5000, and top four finalist recipients will receive USD $1,000

This scholarship awards students who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to community service and initiative in volunteer activities.

More information on this scholarship can be found here.

 

NSHSS Native American Scholar Awards 2019

Eligibility Requirements: High school junior and senior NSHSS members who are Native American or Alaska Natives

Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019

Scholarship Award: Three recipients will receive USD $1,000

You must document Native American or Alaska Native heritage for this scholarship. You may trace Native American Ancestry by following this link: https://www.doi.gov/tribes/trace-ancestry.

More information about this scholarship can be found here.

 

Johns Hopkins University Summer Scholarships 2019

Eligibility Requirements: Students 16 and older for the Summer University Program and students 15 and older for the Discover Hopkins Program

Deadline: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Scholarship Award: University transcript with grade(s) and university undergraduate credits you can transfer to your future university program

Johns Hopkins University is providing two (2) 50% scholarships for NSHSS members who attend the Johns Hopkins Discover Hopkins Pre-College summer session in 2019. NSHSS members can waive their application fee by emailing summer@jhu.edu.

More information about this scholarship and the summer programs can be found here.

 

Hong Kong University STEM Symposium and the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Scholarships 2019

Eligibility Requirements: Current high school sophomores and juniors and NSHSS members (worldwide)

Deadline: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Scholarship Award: 10 recipients will receive USD $1,000 (5 for STEM Program and 5 for Entrepreneur Program)

This scholarship is specifically designed for students interested in STEM careers or studying STEM subjects and for students interested in Entrepreneurship.

More information about the scholarships and programs can be found here.

 

NSHSS Academic Paper Awards 2019

Eligibility Requirements: All NSHSS high school members

Deadline: Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Scholarship Award: 25 recipients will receive USD $250

This scholarship awards 25 recipients who submit academic papers that were written as class assignments in high school, such as a research paper, original essay, or analytical paper.

More information about this high school scholarship and academic paper requirements can be found here.

 

NSHSS Video Competition 2019

Eligibility Requirements: All NSHSS high school members

Deadline: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Scholarship Award: 1st prize: USD $1,000; 2nd prize: USD $500; 3rd prize: USD $250

Students may submit a film no longer than 5 minutes long in the categories of scripted film narrative, animation, documentary, or music video/musical/dance performance that serves as an artistic representation of themselves or their worldview.

More information about the scholarship and submission guidelines can be found here.

 

NSHSS Visual Arts Competition 2019

Eligibility Requirements: All NSHSS high school members

Deadline: Thursday, May 30, 2018

Scholarship Award: 1st prize: USD $1,000; 2nd prize: USD $500; 3rd prize: USD $250

Scholarships will be awarded to the top submissions to students in two categories: Photography/Digital Photography and Painting/Drawing/Mixed Media/Digital Art

More information about this scholarship and requirements for submission can be found here.

 

NSHSS Literary Competition 2019

Eligibility Requirements: NSHSS high school members

Deadline: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Scholarship Award: 1st prize: USD $1,000; 2nd prize: USD $500; 3rd prize: USD $250

The three scholarships for high school juniors will be awarded in each of two categories: Poetry and Fiction

More information about the scholarship and requirements can be found here.

 

James W. Lewis Entrepreneur Scholar Awards 2019

Eligibility Requirements: High school junior and senior NSHSS members and college members with an idea for a product, service, business, or other innovation

Deadline: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Scholarship Award: USD $1,000 for 6 recipients (3 in high school and 3 in college)

This is a great scholarship for budding entrepreneurs and innovators! To apply for this scholarship, you must send your business idea and business plan.

More information about the scholarship and requirements can be found here.

 

The University of Western Australia Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Any students who are members of NSHSS and apply to the University of Western Australia’s bachelor’s degree

Deadline: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Scholarship Award: Annual $5,000 AUD tuition fee

This is an opportunity to gain a $5,000 AUD a year scholarship to the University of Western Australia, a world top 100 university with one of the most beautiful campuses in the world and world class research and degrees. Most of the bachelor’s degrees at UWA take 3 years to complete.

More information about the scholarship and university can be found here.