Scholarships for High School Freshmen

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You may not know what you want to study or what college you want to attend just yet, but one thing is certain — you want money to help you pay for it! That’s where scholarships can help, and the sooner you start, the better. Now that you’re a high school freshman, you have literally hundreds of new scholarships available that you may be qualified for. Start searching through this directory of scholarships for high school freshmen and apply online today. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

International College Counselors Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who submit an application and an essay.

Total: $250 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 31
2019

BIG Money Scholarship

The BIG Money Scholarship is available for current high school students in the U.S.

Total: $3000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Unigo Superpower Scholarship 2019

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Robert Apicella Good Samaritan Migrant Scholarship

This award is available for a migrant farmworker senior high school student from New York State needing post-secondary scholarship assistance who has demonstrated a caring and giving attitude toward another individual or community.

Total: $500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Folds of Honor Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are in 11th grade or younger and are dependents of an eligible military member. This program is a college scholarship that is awarded now but used in the future when the awardee begins college or other types of accredited postsecondary education.

Total: $5000 Awards:  815
Deadline:  April 1
2019

DISTCO Digital Storytelling Contest

The DISTCO Digital Storytelling Contest is available to U.S. and international students currently enrolled in high school and planning to attend North American College in Houston, TX.

Total: $2000 Awards:  18
Deadline:  April 9
2019

E-Waste Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. Students must submit a short response and be selected as a semi-finalist to compete for the available scholarships.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2019

AceableAgent Higher Education Scholarship

The AceableAgent Higher Education Scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students who submit an original essay or video on what the concept of home means to them.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 30
2019

Samuel E. Wilson Volunteer of the Year Scholarship

This scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students in the U.S. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to service through community volunteer work, and must submit an essay about their experiences.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 31
2019

HelpTeaching.com Scholarship

The HelpTeaching.com Scholarship is available for U.S. and Canadian students who are curently enrolled at the high school or college level. To apply, applicants must submit an original written work of betwen 400 and 800 words in length.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 1
2019

Ocean Awareness Student Contest

This scholarship contest is available for middle school and high school students in the U.S. Applicants must submit an original work of art, poetry, prose, or film that discusses a specific aspect of ocean pollution.

Total: $1500 Awards:  28
Deadline:  June 17
2019

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship

U.S. high school or college students must submit an essay on one of the two cyberbullying topics listed on the Delete Cyberbullying website.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30
2019