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, and finaid.org. Also, check out the following website for unusual scholarships: Weird Scholarships (by category and also scroll down to the bottom for "101" top weird scholarship list). Also check out ScholarshipGuidance.com ("find Scholarships") and StudentScholarships.org. These websites list multiple scholarships throughout the year, each with varying deadline and eligibility guidelines (do not click on the selections in the "AdChoices" panel). Several scholarships listed on some of these websites are for all students or all high school students (not just seniors).E-Alert Availability for Students/Parents: When new scholarships are posted/added to this webpage, you can receive an E-Alert notifying you of this action. If interested, follow the sign-up instructions- E-Alert Sign-Up.September:October: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.November: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.December: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.January:February:March: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.April:Apr. 24 - UB Medical School Camp Cardiac for HS students - Camp Cardiac and Camp Neuro, run by local medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, serve as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine. With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Cardiac provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in the medical field. In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for heart healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise. Although Camp Cardiac's primary focus is on care and maintenance of the heart, 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.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: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:June 14 - Abbott & Fenner Scholarship - Available to juniors and seniors. Just write an essay on the topic chosen by the donor and submit to the email address listed.July:July 31 - Send Your Kids to College Young Achievers Scholarship Program - Must be: 1. A United States citizen and resident of Erie, Genesee or Niagara County in New York State. 2. Be high school students who are graduating in 2019, 2020 or 2021 and plan on enrolling full-time into an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States. 3. Demonstrate ambition and motivation in school and in the community. 4. Communicate why going to college will add value to their life. July 31 is the deadline BUT they will only accept the first 1,000 applications received - so don't delay in applying!!!Aug: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:Oct. 2, 2017 - Wendys High School Heisman - Must be an athlete with community/volunteer service and excellent academics.