25 Scholarships in June for High School Seniors

In this blog post, weโ€™re highlighting 25 scholarships with deadlines in June specifically for high school seniors.

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As the end of the school year approaches and summer begins, it's the perfect time to focus on securing financial aid for your education. ๐ŸŽ“

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As the end of the school year draws near and summer kicks off, it's the perfect moment to focus on securing financial aid for your education. ย Scholarships are a fantastic way to ease the burden of tuition and other college expenses, making higher education more accessible and affordable. With deadlines fast approaching, it's crucial to take action now.

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In this blog post, weโ€™re highlighting 25 scholarships with deadlines in June specifically for high school seniors. These opportunities could be your gateway to a more affordable education and a brighter future. Don't miss outโ€”explore these scholarships and start your applications today!

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These scholarships could be your key to a more affordable education.

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Don't miss out on these valuable opportunitiesโ€”read on to find the perfect scholarship for you and get your application in before the deadline!

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1. Nitro Pay For College No-Essay Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $10,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 1st

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Eligibility: All students at any education level. By applying, youโ€™ll automatically get registered for Nitro, setting you up for success in funding your education in the most effective way.

Submit: Online application.

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2. JASNA Essay Contest

๐Ÿ† Award: $5,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 1st

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Eligibility: High school students, undergraduates, and graduate students. (worldwide)

Submit: You are tasked with writing an essay on the resolution: "That Jane Austenโ€™s novels are still relevant and speak to us after 200 years." The essay should be divided into two parts:

  1. Attack the Claim: Argue that Jane Austen's novels are not relevant today. Use quotations and examples from her works to support your argument.
  2. Defend the Claim: Argue that Jane Austen's novels are still relevant today. Again, use quotations and examples from her works to back up your argument.

Requirements:

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3. 1989 (Taylorโ€™s Version) Fan Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $1,989

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 1st

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Eligibility: Any student at any education level with any GPA is eligible to apply for this scholarship. The only requirement is that you are a fan of Taylor Swift!

Submit: To apply, write about any 1989 (Taylor's Version) song(s) that has resonated with your 2023 so far. Feel free to cite specific lyrics from Taylor's music and write about how they speak to you.

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4. Trees for Tuition Scholarship Fund

๐Ÿ† Award: $20,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 1st

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Eligibility: Any high school senior or undergraduate student in Georgia may apply for this scholarship, but students in Atlanta are preferred.

Submit: Write an essay (400-600 words) on how you plan to make your community, or the world as a whole, a better place after college. Whether that be through your passion, job, hobby, or anything in between. You may also choose to tell us about how you are currently making your community a better place and how you plan to continue doing so after college.

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5. โ€œBe Boldโ€ No-Essay Scholarship โ€“ June

๐Ÿ† Award: $25,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 1st

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Eligibility: Students at any education level, state, field of study, and GPA will be considered.

Submit: Online application. The $25,000 โ€œBe Boldโ€ Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile.

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6. โ€œThe Officeโ€ Obsessed! Fan Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $500

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 1st

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Eligibility: Applicants must be a CIRI original enrollee or direct lineal descendant with a high school diploma or GED that is enrolled in a college degree program at an accredited institution with a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher. Multiple awards available with more specific requirements.

Submit: Write an essay on the following:

Which character do you resonate most with from "The Office" and why? How has the show shaped your sense of humor or perspective on workplace dynamics?

200โ€“600 words

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7. Zendaya Superfan Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $500

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 1st

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Eligibility: High school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students

Submit: Essay topic:

Zendaya wears many hatsโ€”from fashion, acting, singing, and activism. Which aspect of her multifaceted career do you admire the most and why?

200โ€“600 words

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8. James Michael Morris Family Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $5,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 1st

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Eligibility: Students of any educational level are eligible to apply if they are pursuing a career in Ophthalmic professions such as Opticians, Contact Lens Examiners and Technical Practitioners.

Submit: To apply, write about how you plan to make a positive impact through your career in Ophthalmic Support Services.

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9. Future Planner Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $1,637

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 3rd

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Eligibility: Any femaleBIPOC high school or two or four-year undergraduate student who has leadership or event planning experience may apply for this scholarship.

Submit: To apply, write about how you plan to make a difference by refining your skills as a project leader or event planner, and why youโ€™re passionate about this area.

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10. Shining Stars Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $1,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 3rd

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Eligibility: High school students, undergraduates

Submit: For a chance for you to win this monthโ€™s Shining Stars Scholarship:

STEP 1: Follow @AscentFunding and โ€œLikeโ€ this Instagram post.

STEP 2: Leave a comment on this Instagram post on how you plan to pay for college and tag a friend! Check out "The Ultimate Guide to Paying for College" in our link in bio for inspiration. Donโ€™t forget to include #AscentSponsored.

STEP 3: Complete the contact form then "Submit" your entry.

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APPLY HERE

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11. Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

๐Ÿ† Award: $1,000 โ€“ $15,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 5th

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Eligibility: The contest is open to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens or legal residents, Canadian citizens, or permanent residents, aged 14 and older.

Submit: Submit your Duck Tapeยฎ promwear from now until 12pm ET (noon) June 5th for a chance to win up to $15,000!

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12. PixelPlex Bi-Annual STEM Scholarship โ€“ Summer

๐Ÿ† Award: $2,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: June 5th

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Eligibility: To be eligible, you must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, enrolled or accepted with plans to attend a college or university in the U.S., and pursuing a field of study related to science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), economics, or business.

Submit: The assignment prompts you to choose an industry or sector where the application of specific technologies might be uncommon and discuss how existing problems could be solved as a result. The technologies to consider are blockchain, metaverses, tokenization, and big data & machine learning. The essay should be a minimum of 1200 words, in PDF or Microsoft Word format, and structured with an introduction, main body, and conclusion. The focus should be on concrete problems and innovative solutions within the chosen industry or sector, avoiding overgeneralization. The essay should also be original text and not previously published elsewhere.

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13. Desire to Inspire Scholarships

๐Ÿ† Award: $500 โ€“ $1,500

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 9th

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Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must be U.S. high school juniors or seniors during the Fall 2024-Spring 2025 academic school year (students graduating in Spring/Summer 2024 are not eligible), identify as a member of one or more historically underrepresented minority racial or ethnic groups (including Black/African-American, Native American, Latinx-American), demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare, and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Submit: The application requires responses to two questions, each with a word limit of up to 500 words. The first question explores the meaning of inspiration and how the applicant plans to utilize their platform in their future healthcare career to inspire and uplift others. The second question asks about intentional actions the applicant is currently taking to inspire those around them, with a word limit of up to 500 words as well.

Additionally, applicants are asked to respond to a third question within a word limit of up to 250 words, detailing how they would utilize the scholarship award to propel themselves towards their goals and continue serving as a source of inspiration to others. The completed application must be submitted by Sunday, June 9th, 2024.

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14. Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Contest

๐Ÿ† Award: $500 โ€“ $5,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 10th

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Eligibility: This is an international Contest and is open to students ages 11-18 who are enrolled in middle school or high school (or the homeschool equivalent) worldwide. Proof of age, identity, or eligibility may be required.

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Submit: Students must create an account and submit their work through our online system by the Contest deadline: June 10, 2024, at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET). Bow Seat cannot accept submissions via email or physical mail.

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15. Ethel Hayes Destigmatization of Mental Health Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $6,200

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 13th

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Eligibility: The scholarship is open to all students who have had challenges with mental health or who have had loved ones who have struggled with mental health.

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Submit: To apply for the scholarship, you will be asked to write a short essay about how your journey with mental health has impacted your beliefs, relationships, and aspirations.

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APPLY HERE

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16. Angel Wings Thai Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $5,000 โ€“ $10,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 14th

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Eligibility: Applicants for the Angels Wings Thai Scholarship must be graduating high school seniors entering an accredited college or university for the 2024-2025 school year, with an unweighted cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better, and must demonstrate their aspiration through a written essay.

Submit: To be considered for the Angels Wings Scholarship, each candidate must assemble a comprehensive set of documents. This includes the Angels Wings Application form, a High School Transcript showcasing senior grades, GPA, and Class Ranking, along with Two (2) Letters of Recommendation. One recommendation letter may be sourced from a Teacher, Coach, Principal, or Counselor, while the second letter can be provided by an adult known on a personal level, such as someone from Volunteering, a Faith-based Organization, Mentorship, or a Neighbor. Both letters must include contact information for verification purposes. Additionally, applicants are required to respond to specific essay questions, addressing how their Thai background has influenced their personal growth, identifying the individual (outside of their family) who has inspired them the most and explaining why, and finally, discussing their favorite book and the reasons behind their choice. Finally, candidates must furnish Proof of College Acceptance along with their ID Card Number, by submitting a copy of the College Acceptance letter.

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17. Randy King Memorial Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $10,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 15th

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Eligibility: Any high school senior in Tennessee who is attending an eligible school may apply for this scholarship if they have been impacted by cancer personally or through a family member. Applicants must be attending Brentwood High School, Centennial High School, Fairview High School, Franklin High School, Independence High School, Nolensville High School, Page High School, Ravenwood High School, Renaissance High School, Summit High School, Vanguard, Virtual High School, Currey Ingram Academy, Fusion Academy Franklin, Battle Ground Academy, Brentwood Academy, Franklin Christian Academy, Franklin Classical School, Grace Christian Academy, Trintas Classical Academy, or Gateway Academy at the Learning Lab.

Submit: To apply, write anessay on how your experience with cancer has affected you, what the impact has been, and how you have worked through this challenge. Additionally, at least 1 letter of recommendation will be required.

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18. Scholar Budget Define Your Dream Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $1,500

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 15th

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Eligibility: Any first-generation, low-income high school senior or undergraduate student who has at least a 3.0 GPA may apply for this scholarship opportunity. One high school senior will be awarded, and one winner will be an undergraduate student.

Submit: To apply, add a letter of recommendation, and write about how you believe you can make your dream a reality.

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19. Frederick and Bernice Beretta Memorial Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $2,500

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 17th

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Eligibility: Any high school, undergraduate, or trade school student in California who has financial need may apply for this scholarship

Submit: To apply, add a letter of recommendation, and write about how you believe you can make your dream a reality.

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20. Delon Hampton & Associates African Americans in STEM Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award:$5,000 โ€“ $10,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 20th

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Eligibility: High school seniors and undergraduate African American students who are US citizens are eligible to apply if they have a 3.0 GPA or higher and are pursuing a degree in STEM (non-medical). Preference will be given to students studying civil or structural engineering, water resource engineering, program & construction management, electrical & computer engineering, industrial engineering.

Submit: To apply, write about yourself and how you have demonstrated leadership, what your goals are through your education in STEM and how you plan to use that as a way to make a positive impact on the world.

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21. Innovation In Education Scholarship โ€“ June

๐Ÿ† Award: $500

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 20th

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Eligibility: Applicants must currently be enrolled as a high school, college/university, or graduate student and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent). They must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada, or hold an active F1 I-20 or J1 DS-2019 visa on the date of scholarship selection (25th of each month). Additionally, applicants must have designed an innovative project that positively impacts the lives of others, such as a website, series of blogs, an app, or a fundraising event.

Submit: Must submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation. There is no minimum or maximum word/page count.

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22. William Griggs Memorial Scholarship for Science and Math

๐Ÿ† Award: $2,500

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 20th

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Eligibility: Any female high school senior or undergraduate student pursuing a two or four-year degree program in science or mathematics may apply for this scholarship.

Submit: To apply, tell us about yourself and how you plan to contribute to the field of math or science.

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23. Black Skeptics Los Angeles Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $5,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 21st

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Eligibility: Preference will be given to students who are the first in their families to attend college. Students who are (or have been) in foster care, homeless, undocumented, disabled, and/or identify as LGBTQI+ are encouraged to apply. Applicants must demonstrate a record of service and participation in school and/or community-based organizations. An admission letter to a 2- or 4-year college is also required.

Submit: Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation from an advisor/teacher and complete the two-paragraph essay below with specific detail and background on how their advocacy qualifies as โ€œhumanistโ€.

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24. One Earth Young Filmmakers Scholarships

๐Ÿ† Award: $100 โ€“ $1,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 25th

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Eligibility: To enter the Contest, entrants must be in one of the following grade level categories at the time of submission. There will be one winner in each of the following seven (7) categories. Occasionally, there will be a tie, allowing for two winners in a category.

Submit: How to Enter โ€“ Submission Rules/Guidelines:

  1. Enter your film on Film Freeway. Simply click the button above, upload your film and fill out the online form.
  2. Be sure to complete the customized oath and permission form within Film Freeway.
  3. For group entries, send an email to lisa@oneearthfilmfest.org. explaining that you are submitting as a group. She will send an electronic oath and permission form which each additional entrant (and as appropriate, parent/guardian) must complete.

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25. Level Up Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $2,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 30th

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Eligibility: Any high school senior or undergraduate student who is interested in studying programming, graphics, or animation may apply for this scholarship.

Submit: To apply, write about how video games have made a positive difference in your life.

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26. Level Up Scholarship

๐Ÿ† Award: $500 โ€“ $1,000

๐Ÿ“… Deadline: Jun 30th

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Eligibility: Any high school senior or undergraduate student who is interested in studying programming, graphics, or animation may apply for this scholarship.

Submit: To apply, write about how video games have made a positive difference in your life.

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Wrapping Up

As you prepare for the end of the school year and look forward to summer, remember that securing financial aid is a crucial step in your educational journey. ๐ŸŽ“

Scholarships provide an excellent opportunity to reduce the burden of tuition and other college expenses. With deadlines fast approaching, it's essential to act now. Donโ€™t miss out on these 20 scholarships with June deadlines, offering valuable opportunities for high school students. These scholarships could be your key to a more affordable education, so start applying today and take a significant step towards achieving your academic dreams.

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Good luck! ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ“š

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