• 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.
    Nov. 6 - Prudential Spirit of Community Awards  - Must have volunteered over the past year (after Sept. 1, 2017), be in grades 5-12 and a legal resident.  Complete and submit an online application by Nov. 6, 2018 to the school principal or the head of one of the program's designated organizations.
    Dec. 1 (starts in December) - College Board Opportunity Scholarships - Must be a junior and complete six steps and can be eligible for $500-2000 along the way with a final opportunity to be awarded $40,000!
    Dec. 12 - American Legion Oratorical Contest - Must be a high school student under the age of 20 to participate.  Oratorical contest for speeches on some aspect of the US Constitution and are 8-10 min. in length.  Contest is initially a community/American Legion Post level (just Newfane HS students).  Winners at the post level progress on to the next level and can win scholarship money.  View   NY American Legion Oratorical Contest for more info.  Any questions about the initial or successive contests can be directed to Mr. Paul Leader, email: NewfaneLegion@yahoo.com or pgleader@yahoo.com  or by  phone: (716) 471-0382.
    Jan. 18 - Zonta Club of Lockport Scholarship - Criteria:  Females ages 16-19 y.o. with:  active commitment to volunteerism, experience in school government, local government or workplace leadership, volunteer leadership experience, knowledge of Zonta International and its programs, and support for Zonta International's mission of empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.
    Jan. 30 - Alexander Hamilton Scholar AwardAll applicants should:
    • be juniors in high school

    • be high-achieving and service-focused

    • possess grit and perseverance

    • have demonstrated need

    • be college-bound

    • be committed to participating in our rigorous five-year curriculum

    • be able to attend New York Leader Week July 13-18, 2019

    Feb. 14 - Bill of Rights Student Essay Contest - The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14 as of the end of the Contest Period who (1) attend school in the United States, one of its territories or districts, or an American Armed Forces School Abroad, and (2) who are in grades 8 -12 attending public, private, religious, or charter schools.
    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.
    June 14 - Abbott & 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 you will need to write an essay on the topic listed on the webpage. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. 
    June 30- Pinnacle Peak Scholarship - Please write an essay telling us what you’re doing to fight or how you plan on fighting issues surrounding substance abuse or addiction. Examples could include your future career path, volunteering for a related cause, or even helping someone you love seek treatment. Winner will receive a $500 tuition scholarship.