Scholarships for High School Juniors

CACESF Scholarship

The CAC Scholarship Foundation Scholarship, worth up to $2,500, is open to high schoolers in California to be used at any accredited college or university within 12 months.

Amount
$1,500–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 30
Winner announcement
August 2022

Distinguished Young Women Program

Show off your scholastic achievements, public speaking, and overall talent for a chance to win $30,000.

Amount
$500–$30,000
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 1
Winner announcement
June 2023

Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students

The Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students Scholarship Program offers a $3,000 scholarship for African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Asian American, and Alaska Native students interested in studying hospitality.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 1

McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship

McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship offers up to $100,000 to 30 high school seniors of Hispanic origin to pursue undergraduate studies of their choice, part-time or full-time, at U.S institutions.

Amount
$100,000
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
February 5
Winner announcement
June 2023

Project Yellow Light Scholarship Competition – Video

Project Yellow Light holds an annual video competition promoting safe driving for high school and college students for an $8,000 prize. The winning video is distributed across 1,800 television stations.

Amount
$8,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
May 30, 2023

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

High school juniors and seniors and college freshmen are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Amount
$4,000–$20,000
Scholarships awarded
8 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 3

Horatio Alger State Scholarship

The Horatio Alger State Scholarship Program offers 50 students $10,000 in financial support to help them afford undergraduate studies. It's a need-based scholarship for high school students.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
July 31
Winner announcement
August/September