Junior Underclassman Scholarships
-Scholarships are listed by scholarship due dates/deadline
Note: If you are looking for additional scholarships, visit scholarship websites such as fastweb.com.
Oct. 31 - VFW Voice of Democracy Contest - Patriotic audio essay competition with a grand prize of $30,000. Competition open to high school students in grades 9-12.
Nov. 1 - VFW Voice of Democracy Contest - Must be a high school student in grades 9-12. Must record a 3-5 minute essay on an audio CD or flash drive on the topic listed on the application.
Dec. 1 - Newfane American Legion Constitutional Speech Contest - Speech contest (8-10 min. speech) sponsored by the American Legion. Students can win monetary awards at each level they advance to and win. Students must be a high school student in grades 9-12 to be eligible.
Mar. 22 - Quest Bridge: College Prep Scholars Program - Program designed to help high achieving juniors, with financial need, get into very selective colleges. See link brochure for eligibility and application info.
Apr. 24 - UB Medical School Camp Neuro for HS students - Camp Neuro and Camp Cardiac, run by local medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, serves as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine or psychology. With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Neuro provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in both the medical and psychological fields. In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise. Although Camp Neuro's primary focus is on care and maintenance of the brain as well as psychology, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine. Cost for 1 wk. = $600 (includes lunch but no transportation to/from UB campus). Scholarships available (apply online). July 17-21.
May 22 - B. Davis Scholarship - $1,000 Scholarship available for juniors and seniors. Winners selected solely on an essay (see website for essay topic).
June 12 - Abbott and Fenner Scholarship - The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship all you need to do is write a 500-100 word essay on the topic listed on the website and submit via email to the address listed.
Aug. 1 - Creative Outlook Art Cover Contest - Submit a piece of your artwork to be entered into a contest to have your art piece on the cover of Creative Outlook Magazine plus receive $250. Select the Creative Outlook Cover Contest panel as it scrolls near top of page to access the scholarship info.
Oct. 2, 2017 - Wendys High School Heisman - Must be an athlete with community/volunteer service and excellent academics.