Over 45 June Scholarship Opportunities to Apply For

Another batch of scholarships have approaching deadlines. Take charge of your scholarship search today with this ultimate list of opportunities for June.

It’s almost summertime! Time to finish up the school year, relax, and get on with your summer plans. Do those plans include searching for scholarships to help pay for college? They should! It may seem like a chore, but this stretch of free time is the perfect opportunity to dedicate some energy to finding and applying for scholarships that will lessen your higher education–related financial burdens. Luckily for you, we’re making the process so much easier by compiling more than 45 scholarships for students of all kinds. All the opportunities below have deadlines coming up in June, so be sure to stay on top of these dates and get your applications in on time. Good luck!

Scholarships for high school students

  • College Greenlight Summer Challenge: Sponsored by Cappex, this contest awards you for working on your college search! Applicants must be members of the high school Class of 2023 and part of a college access organization, college readiness program, or charter school. Just complete your Cappex profile, add five colleges to your list, then submit the entry form to apply to win one of two scholarships. Awards: $500; Deadline: Contest runs from June 1–September 1
  • Huebner Scholarships: High school seniors who are the children, grandchildren, or great grandchildren of soldiers who have served or are serving in the 1st Infantry Division of the United States Army are eligible for this award. Applicants must submit a short essay, two letters of recommendation, and proof of the family member’s service, among other requirements. Award: $10,000; Deadline: June 1
  • My Manas Foundation Scholarship: This scholarship is open to high school seniors from the Houston and Greater Houston area of Texas who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have plans to attend either a trade school, two-year, or four-year college program. You must also submit a list of scholarships you have or will receive(d). Award: Amount not disclosed; Deadline: June 1
  • Stuck at Prom Scholarship: Students can use their creativity to win money for college by creating a prom outfit entirely out of duct tape. US citizens ages 14 and older (excluding residents from Arizona, Maryland, Tennessee, Colorado, and North Dakota) are eligible to enter this contest. Awards: Up to $10,000; Deadline: June 8
  • Ocean Awareness Contest from Bow Seat: Open to students worldwide who are between the ages of 11­­–18 in middle and high school, this contest asks applicants to submit some original art or creative communication, such as web-based media, apps, website development, game design (video or board), augmented reality, installations, podcasts, visual art, film, music, poetry, prose, or interactive media. Awards: Up to $1,500; Deadline: June 13
  • Connie Priscilla Fund: This scholarship is open to African American students who are graduating high school seniors with a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must also reside in a single parent and/or low-income household and have demonstrated leadership at school or in their community. Award: Up to $10,000; Deadline: June 24
  • Angels Wings Thai Scholarship, United States: Thai-American high school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence (including a 3.0 GPA), concern for their Thai community, and a connection with their heritage should apply for this scholarship. Applicants must submit an essay and be entering an accredited school in the fall. Awards: Up to $10,000; Deadline: June 27

Scholarships for high school and undergraduate students

  • 10x Digital Marketing Scholarship: High school seniors and undergraduate students pursuing careers in digital marketing must submit a 500-word essay on changing digital marketing trends to apply for this award. Applicants may be attending (or planning to attend) college full- or part-time. Award: $2,000; Deadline: June 1
  • Gordon Hay Scholarship: North Carolina high school seniors and undergraduate students who are interested in a non-performance career in theater are perfect applicants for this award. Students must also exhibit commitment to community engagement, a strong pursuit of excellence, a record of scholarly achievement, and more. Award: $5,000; Deadline: June 6
  • AmericanTrucks Scholarship: Students who attend a technical institute full-time; are completing a two- or four-year degree in traditional building trades and construction management fields; are pursuing certificate or apprenticeship programs; or are high school seniors with plans to attend any of the aforementioned programs are eligible to apply if they are over 18 years old. An essay of 750–1,500 words is required from all applicants. Award: $2,500; Deadline: June 15 (and October 15)
  • Extremeterrain Scholarship: High school seniors and undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Environmental Studies, Ecology, Land Use, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Sustainable Land Management, Environmental Biology, Sustainable Agricultural Systems, or Parks & Recreation are eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must submit an essay of 700–1,500 words on why recreational use of public lands is important. Award: $2,500; Deadline: June 15 (and October 15)
  • Boom & Bucket's Student Scholarship Program: This scholarship is awarded each year to a student pursuing a heavy machinery–themed academic program at a college or trade school anywhere in the United Sates or Canada. Both currently enrolled students and future students who plan to attend a program within the next 12 months are eligible. Applicants must write a 500-word essay or record a two-minute video explaining who they are and what makes them excited about the heavy equipment space. Award: $1,000; Deadline: June 15
  • 1st Financial Bank Financial Goals Scholarship: This is a monthly scholarship open to US residents who are 18 or older and planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a college degree program. This is a random drawing, but it does require you to submit a short essay of 500 words or fewer. Award: $2,000; Deadline: June 30 (last day of every month)

Scholarships for undergraduate students

  • Actuary of Tomorrow Stuart A. Robinson Scholarship: This scholarship is open to undergraduate students entering sophomore, junior, or senior year who are pursuing a career in actuarial science. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have successfully completed two actuarial exams. Award: Up to $10,000; Deadline: June 1
  • GCSAA Scholars Competition: Current undergraduate students who have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours and are pursuing a major related to turf management can apply for this award. To be eligible, students must be a member of GCSAA and exhibit work experience, strong extracurricular activities, and academic excellence. Awards: Up to $6,000; Deadline: June 1
  • SMA Native American STEM Scholarship: This scholarship is offered to current Native American college students who are pursuing a four-year degree in a STEM field. Applicants must be members of a Pueblo or Tribe and be committed to completing at least four hours to community service per academic year, among other requirements. Award: Up to $6,000; Deadline: June 10
  • WIA Foundation Scholarship: This scholarship is offered to women who are rising juniors or seniors in college pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Engineering, Math, or Science and have an interest in a future career in aerospace. Applicants can be women of any nationality but must have a 3.0 minimum GPA. Award: $2,000; Deadline: June 21
  • Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics: Undergraduate students in the US, Canada, and Mexico who are interested in mathematical research should take advantage of this opportunity sponsored by the American Mathematical Society. Applicants may submit multiple papers for their singular research project; publication of your research isn’t required. Award: $1,200; Deadline: June 30

Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students

  • CIRI Scholarship: Alaskan natives who are original enrollees of the Cook Inlet region or a direct lineal descendant should look into this opportunity. Applicants must be enrolled in an associate, bachelor's, master’s, or doctoral program and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. There are two awards available: one for a full-time and one for a part-time student. Awards: Up to $6,000; Deadline: June 1
  • NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship: This scholarship is open to postgraduate college students who are former athletes or current undergraduates in their final year of college athletics. Applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and be enrolled or planning to enroll in a graduate program. This scholarship is awarded three times a year for fall, winter, and spring sports. Awards: $10,000; Deadline: June 3 (as well as January 14 and April 8)
  • Iranian-American Scholarship Fund: If you’re a full-time undergraduate sophomore or above or a non-PhD graduate student of Iranian heritage, you’re eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must have at least a 3.5 GPA, demonstrate commitment to community service, and be a US citizen. Please note: The scholarship committee does not accept online applications, and all materials must be mailed. Award: Up to $1,000; Deadline: June 4
  • CACP Scholarship Program: Chinese American undergraduate upperclassmen and graduate students pursuing careers in architecture, engineering, design, or construction-related fields may apply for this scholarship sponsored by Chinese American Construction Professionals. Multiple awards are offered, along with a free year of membership to the organization. Awards: Up to $3,000; Deadline: June 15
  • NCLD COVID-19 Impact Scholarship: COVID-19 has majorly affected the lives of many young adults, especially those with learning and attention issues. This scholarship is offered to assist undergraduate and graduate students with learning disabilities who may have reduced credit loads, lost internship or job opportunities, and other pandemic-related hardships. Finalists must complete a 20-minute interview before the 12 awards will be distributed. Awards: $1,500; Deadline: June 19
  • APTF Scholarship: This scholarship is open to current college sophomores, juniors, and seniors or those seeking advanced degrees. Applicants must be enrolled in a fully accredited institution, maintain at least a 2.0 GPA in coursework that’s relevant to the public transportation industry, and demonstrate a strong interest in entering the field. Sponsorship by a member organization of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is required to win one of these awards. Awards: Up to $10,000; Deadline: June 20
  • AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund: Sponsored by AfterCollege and the American Association of College of Nursing, this scholarship is for students pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree in Nursing. Special consideration is given to grad students working to become a nurse educator; completing an RN-to-BSN or MSN program; or enrolled in an accelerated Nursing program. Award: $2,500; Deadline: June 30 (as well as September 30, December 31, and March 31)
  • The Lennox Family Award for Excellence: Sponsored by the American Institute of Polish Culture Inc. (AIPC), this scholarship was introduced in 2020 to offer financial support to students pursuing degrees in Education. The winner is chosen based on an applicant’s ability to demonstrate what it takes to be a great teacher, administrator, or policy maker who will make a meaningful impact in American schools. Award: $1,500; Deadline: June 30
  • Harriet Irsay Scholarship Grant: Also sponsored by the AIPC, this scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are US citizens and pursuing any area of study, including Communication, Education, Film, Music, History, International Relations, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Polish Studies, and Public Relations. Preference is given to those of Polish heritage or who are interested or involved in Polish-related issues. Graduate applicants should be in Business programs directly related to Poland or have a thesis on a Polish subject. Typically 10–15 students receive this grant, which is awarded based on merit. Awards: $1,500; Deadline: June 30

Scholarships for graduate students

  • 180 Medical Scholarship: This scholarship is open to full-time college students who are accepted to a two-year, four-year, or graduate program for the coming fall and who are living with specific medical conditions, including spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or an ostomy. Students in medical school may not apply. Award: $1,000; Deadline: June 1
  • American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships: The American Indian Graduate Center provides multiple scholarships for high school, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional program students. Applicants must be able to prove their Tribal affiliation to be eligible. Award: Up to $20,000 (amounts vary); Deadline: June 1 (for most scholarships)
  • I/ITEC Scholarships: These graduate scholarships are open to master’s and doctoral-level students pursuing educational programs in Engineering; Operations Research, Systems Analysis, and Mathematics; Distance Learning Methodologies; Human Factors (Psychology or Engineering); Instructional Design and Training Methodology; and Computer and Information Sciences. Applicants must be pursuing a career in the modeling and simulation, training, and/or education industry. Awards: $5,000 for master’s programs, $10,000 for doctoral; Deadline: June 26

Scholarships for (basically) everyone

  • Charlotte Pride Scholarship: This scholarship is offered to high school seniors intending to enroll in college or current higher education students from the Charlotte metro area with a 3.0 GPA who are members of the LGBTQ+ community or an ally. Applicants must demonstrate service to the LGBTQ+ community or a strong desire to serve the community as well as financial need. Applicants must also be from one of the following counties: Mecklenburg, York, Union, Gaston, Cabarrus, Iredell, Rowan, Cleveland, Lancaster, Lincoln, Stanly, Chester, Catawba, Chesterfield, Alexander, or Anson. Award: Up to $2,500; Deadline: June 1
  • Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship: For students pursuing a different academic path in cosmetology or barber school, this scholarship is a great opportunity that will likely have less competition. You may apply whether you’re currently applying for admission or already enrolled in a program. Award: $1,500; Deadline: June 1
  • Leaders Save Lives Scholarship: This scholarship from the American Red Cross is more of a challenge and is open to high school and college students, including those enrolled at trade schools or community colleges. Applicants must organize a blood drive during designated time frames, and depending on how many pints you collect, you’ll earn varying gift card awards and entries into scholarship drawings. Awards: Up to $200 (gift card award) and $2,500 (scholarship drawing); Drive time frames: June 1–August 31 (and December 15–January 15)
  • JASNA Essay Contest: Sponsored by the Jane Austin Society of North America, this essay contest is open to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students worldwide. The essay topic this year is the focus on relationships between siblings and/or mothers and their children. Awards: Up to $1,000; Deadline: June 2
  • PixelPlex Bi-Annual STEM Scholarship: This non-need-based STEM scholarship is open to enrolled or accepted students who are pursuing STEM, Economics, or Business degrees. Applicants must write a compelling essay on one of four provided topics. Award: $2,000; Deadline: June 5 (and December 5)
  • Ethel Hayes Destigmatization of Mental Health Scholarship: This scholarship is open to students of all educational levels who have struggled with mental health or have a family member who has struggled with mental health. Two winners will be chosen among applicants who submit strong essays on how mental health has shaped their goals, relationships, and understanding of the world. Awards: $4,425; Deadline: June 14
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship: Sponsored by Bressman Law, the Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship is offered to students who are US citizens, are currently enrolled or accepted to a college or university, and have a documented brain injury. Applicants must submit an essay up to three pages about their struggles with their injury and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Award: $1,000; Deadline: June 15
  • Innovation in Education Scholarship: This monthly scholarship is open to high school and college students who write an essay on an innovative project they’ve designed that makes a difference in the lives of others. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a US or Canadian citizen. Award: $500; Deadline: June 20 (same date every month)
  • Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship: If you’re an incoming college freshman or current trade school, undergraduate, or graduate student pursuing a career in the automotive industry, this scholarship is for you. To apply, you must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be enrolled in your program full-time. Award: Amount not disclosed; Deadline: June 30
  • Because College is Expensive Scholarship: This scholarship hits the nail on the head with the title. High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors as well as current college students and individuals looking to attend graduate school are all eligible. This scholarship sweepstakes is offered quarterly, with four awards distributed each cycle. Awards: $500; Deadline: June 30 (as well as September 30, December 31, and March 31)
  • Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award: High school, college, and graduate students who are committed to the cause of eradicating cyberbullying should apply for this scholarship. All applicants must submit a written creative statement on one of two prompts about cyberbullying. Award: $1,000; Deadline: June 30
  • Micklin Law Group Educational Scholarship: Sponsored by the Micklin Law Group LLC, this scholarship is open to any student with financial need who is accepted into a US accredited college. Applicants must write a personal statement about their strengths, weaknesses, and dreams. This opportunity is offered twice a year for each academic semester. Awards: $1,000; Deadline: June 30
  • Momeni Foundation Scholarship: This scholarship is available for high school seniors as well as undergraduate and graduate students who are of Iranian descent. The Momeni Foundation offers at least 10 scholarships a year. Award: $1,000; Deadline: June 30
  • MyMozaic ScholarshipMyMozaic’s monthly scholarship sweepstakes is open to US citizens who are 13 years and older. All you have to do is provide your email to apply. Award: $1,000; Deadline: June 30 (last day of every month)
  • Too Cool for School Scholarship: Open to high school, college, and graduate students of all years who are US residents or DACA, undocumented, or international students studying in the US, this scholarship sweepstakes is easy to enter. No essay is required; just submit a simple application form. Award: $1,000; Deadline: June 30 (as well as September 30, December 31, and March 31)
  • OppU Achievers Scholarship: This scholarship is open to high school seniors as well as college, graduate, professional, and trade school students who are US citizens with a minimum GPA of 3.0. College-aged applicants must be attending at least part-time to be eligible for this quarterly award, which requires all applicants to submit a short essay. Award: $2,500; Deadline: June 30 (as well as September 30, December 31, and March 31)
  • Employment BOOST Academic Scholarship: This scholarship is open to US high school seniors as well as two- and four-year college students with a GPA of 3.6 or higher. Applicants may be pursuing any major, but one of two scholarships awarded will be given to a student pursuing Business or STEM fields. Applicants must submit an essay between 500–1,000 words. Awards: $1,000; Deadline: Accepted year-round on a rolling basis
  • CollegeXpress Scholarship for Students of Color: If you’re a POC student who’s planning to enroll in college this fall, you’re eligible for this scholarship. By simply answering the question “Who is your hero?” in just one sentence, you’ll be entered to win a $1,500 scholarship that can be used at any CollegeXpress featured college or university, plus have $500 donated to a charity of your choice. This scholarship is offered once every quarter. Award: $2,000; Deadline: June 30 (as well as September 30, December 31, and March 31)
  • CollegeXpress $1,500 Show Your Pride Scholarship Contest: New and existing CollegeXpress users are eligible for this random drawing. To enter, just complete your free CX account and answer the following question in one sentence: In honor of Pride Month, what is one thing about yourself that makes you proud? You can find a new mini scholarship contest every month in the Featured Scholarships section of CollegeXpress.com. Award: $1,500; Deadline: June 30

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