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26 January Scholarships for High School Seniors

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Scholarships for students in their senior year of high school

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January is a time of new beginnings, new year’s resolutions, and new scholarship opportunities.

And while there are thousands upon thousands of scholarships out there, only a small pool of them accept applications from high school students. Totally counterintuitive, I know!

Which is why I put together this list of January scholarships for high school seniors. My hope is that this curated list saves you time during your quest to find money to pay for college.

Check it out below for the most current deadlines in 2022.

 

January Scholarships for High School Seniors


Cliff T. Wofford STEM Scholarship

Deadline: January 1, 2022 Award Amount: $1,500+ GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Any Black high school senior or undergraduate student in STEM with a 3.0 GPA or higher may apply for this award.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

“Don’t Wait to reach Your Potential” Scholarship

Deadline: January 4, 2022 Award Amount: $500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to college-bound teens in grades 9th-12th.

Submit: A short online form.

Pettable Pet Lovers Scholarship

Deadline: January 5, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all students at any education level.

Submit: Favorite photo/s of your pet, a short caption for the photo, and a link to your Instagram account.

Young Filmmakers Scholarship Contest 2022

Deadline: January 5, 2022 Award Amount: $100 – $1000 + matching grant GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to students in grade 3 and up through age 25.

Submit: A live action or animated film no shorter than 3 minutes and no longer than 8 minutes.

Wise Anderson Sobel Cosmetic

Deadline: January 7, 2022 Award Amount: $3,500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must identify as female Washington resident.  Pursuing a degree/career path in a STEM-related field* at an institution of higher learning.

Submit: Letter of recommendation with valid contact information and an application form and provide original essay answers

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Deadline: January 9, 2022 Award Amount: $40,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be Black/African American, a current high school senior at the time of your application, and a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.

Submit: 2 essays no longer than 500 words each.

Live Más Scholarship

Deadline: January 11, 2022 Award Amount: $5,000 – $25,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all legal U.S. residents ages 16-26 who are pursuing higher education.

Submit: A 2-minute video on what you’re passionate about and how you plan to make a difference. It could be a short film, animation, or a simple testimonial.

Dr. Meme Heineman Scholarship

Deadline: January 14, 2022 Award Amount: $6,050 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Any high school senior, undergraduate student, or graduate student who is majoring in or planning to major in Psychology or Applied Behavior Analysis is encouraged to apply for this scholarship.

Submit: 400 – 1000 word essay.

The Homer Fund Orange Scholars Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 21, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 – $2,500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be a high school senior, college freshman, college sophomore, or college junior planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in the fall of 2022. In addition, must be a dependent of a full- or part-time hourly associate of The Home Depot and its subsidiaries, The Home Depot Canada, or The Home Depot Mexico at the time of application.

Submit: Online application and transcripts.

PBWC Academic Scholarship

Deadline: January 28, 2022 Award Amount: up to $15,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be a California resident, identify as female, and be a current high school senior.

Submit: An online application.

No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $7,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be at last 16 years old, a US resident (excluded Rhode island and Michigan), and either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled within three months of entering, in a qualified high school, college or university.

Submit: N/A

Next Young Leaders Program Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: All high seniors (graduating in 2022) are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Homeschooled students are eligible to apply. There is no age limit. Must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

Submit: 140-character statement about technology addiction. Finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay.

CollegeXpress Fresh Start Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $10,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be 13+ and a legal resident of the 50 U.S. or D.C.

Submit: Quick online form and one sentence response to the question.

“Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $25,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all students at any education level.

Submit: N/A

Dinah Shore Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $5,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be a female high school senior golf player who is pursuing a college education, but will not be playing collegiate golf.

Submit: Online application.

Marilynn Smith Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $5,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to high school seniors who will be playing golf at the collegiate level.

Submit: Online application.

Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $5,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Need-based award granted to a high school senior from a recognized minority background who will be playing golf at the collegiate level.

Submit: Online application.

Cappex Easy Money Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2021 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, age 13 or older at the time of entry, and and currently planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school) located in the United States within four years.

Submit: A quick online form (no essay or minimum GPA requirement).

Deborah’s Grace Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000+ GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and undergraduate students.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

MyMozaic Monthly Scholarship Contest

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or are lawfully living in the United States and must be 13 years of age or older on the date of their entry.

Submit: Your email address. Selection is based on the quality of students’ MyMozaic profile.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $5,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to U.S. residents who are at least 16 years old. Must be a high school senior who will be or a college student who is enrolled at least half-time in a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree program or graduate program at an eligible school within one (1) year of winner notification/confirmation.

Submit: Your email address.

I Have a Dream Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $1,500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be at least 14 years of age and a legal U.S. resident.

Submit: 250 words or less response to the scholarship question.

EnergyRates.ca College Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $1500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be enrolled in an American or Canadian post-secondary educational institution, or planning to enroll in such an institution within the following calendar year.

Submit: An essay (written in English or French) of no more than 500 words in response to the prompt.

eQuality Scholarships

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Award Amount: $6,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to California residents who have demonstrated service to the LGBT+ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible. Scholarships available to graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, and medical students.

Submit: An online application.

 


 

January deadline scholarships for high school seniors conclusion

So that wraps up this list of scholarship opportunities for graduating high school students in 2022.

Filling out applications can be tedious, but just know that you’ll have a better chance of winning if you keep on applying. Fingers crossed some of these scholarships turn out to be winners for you!

 

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