Scholarships for HS Juniors
The best source for merit-based scholarship money is from the college or university where you plan to attend. However, there are also private scholarships awarded by community groups, individuals, and foundations. Students interested in scholarship opportunities should check this website frequently as opportunities may change.
Students who match the criteria outlined by the organization are encouraged to apply. Applications for many scholarships are available online. Click on the links below. If there is not a web link, a paper application may be available in the College & Career Center. Students must observe deadlines. If a counselor recommendation is required, give the completed application to your counselor at least one week prior to the deadline.
100 Mensches - Junior applicants interested in creating social change and gaining leadership skills may apply for a position on the Haven Youth Advisory Board for the 2020-2021 school year. A $1500 stipend will be awarded if selected. Please see application for more details at 100mensches.org
ACT Scholarship. See Flyer here for details.
Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation Scholars. Deadline is January 20, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Scholarship Link (this is a FULL RIDE scholarship and is an extensive writing process)
Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarship for Juniors - application opens in January each year and is due in April.
Project Paradigm - visit: www.projectparadigm.org/ for full details
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. Created in 1995 by Prudential and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the program honors middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state and national level. Learn more at their website: https://spirit.prudential.com/about/program-overview
Quest Bridge - for high-achieving, low-income students; apply in your junior year.
Association of Chinese Americans Scholarship - must be nominated as a junior; due in fall of senior year.
Detroit Chinese Engineers Association Scholarship - must be nominated as a junior; due in fall of senior year.
Youth Leadership Institute for Hispanic students from Hispanic Scholarship Fund. YLI is a free, five-day, overnight, college empowerment conference for Latino high school juniors held at two top universities across the US. This highly selective program is designed to give young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success. Hispanic Scholarship Fund application link
Students can apply to ONE of the following locations and dates:
• July 8, 2020 - July 12, 2020 - University of Chicago
• July 22, 2020 - July 26, 2020 - University of Southern California (USC)