Scholarship Programs for Junior’s

The following programs are available for students to apply to while they are in their junior year of high school.  Research these programs early in your high school career so you can plan for eligibility.  

Stamps Scholarship Program  – The Stamps Foundation provides full tuition and more for admission to their college partners.  Check out the website for information while you are in your sophomore or junior year so you can plan for eligibility.  

Questbridge National College Match Program — This is an amazing program for eligible students.  If you qualify academically and financially, you could receive a full-tuition scholarship to a prestigious college/university.  Participating schools:  Duke University, University of Pittsburgh, Harvard College, Brown University, Bowdoin University, Stanford University, CalTech, Yale University and many others.

Questbridge National College Prep Scholarship – Scholarship for summer programs or college fly-in visits.

Questbridge Quest for Excellence Awards — Scholarships for specific majors.  Scholarships are varied but can include laptops, money for college visits…

The Coolidge Scholarship Program is an annual full-ride scholarship program for junior’s in high school.  Application opens in October and closes in February every year.

The Paul Walker Foundation Youth Leadership Award.  See details here:

https://paulwalkerfoundation.org/pages/paul-walker-ocean-leadership-award-selection-guidelines

 

Horatio Alger Association National Scholarship for JUNIORS:

The National Scholarship is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. National Scholars receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference.  Recipients must attend the National Scholars Conference to receive the award.

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen

The undergraduate application will be available from December – March 15.

 

https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/