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.

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

Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Program is available to high school students with creativity. Applicants must create and wear an outfit completely made of Duck brand duct tape to a school prom.

Total: $10000 Awards:  21
Deadline:  June 3
2019

Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest

This essay contest is open to all high school, undergraduate and graduate students.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  June 3
2019

Communications Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Students who are in grade 12 and below in the United States, in CEGEP or below in Quebec, Canada, or in grade 13 or below in the Caribbean are eligible to enter this speech/sign language contest. Students must have a hearing loss of 40 decibels or more to qualify.

Total: $2500 Awards:  55
Deadline:  June 15
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

Elizabeth Wesley Incentive Awards Program

This award program is offered to African-American students in grades nine through eleven who attend schools in one of the following school districts in Tacoma/Pierce County, Washington: Bethel, Clover Park, Franklin Pierce, Puyallup, Steilacoom, Tacoma, or University Place. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $350 Awards:  100
Deadline:  June 28
2019

Oklahoma's Promise - Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program

This award is for Oklahoma high school students who are planning to attend college in Oklahoma. The student must be in 8th, 9th, or 10th grade at time of application, and have a family income of $50,000 or less.

Total: $3200 Awards:  19000
Deadline:  June 30
2019

Cappex BIG Money Scholarship

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

Total: $3000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  June 30
2019

Digital Privacy Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school, undergraduate, and graduate students that write a short form response about digital responsibility.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30
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

MDVA Surviving Spouse/Dependent Education Benefit

This scholarship is available for Minnesota undergraduate students who are the children of a veteran who died on active duty or as a result of a service-connected condition. Students must attend a Minnesota college or university.

Total: $4750 Awards:  100
Deadline:  June 30
2019

Create Real Impact Contest

This award is for U.S. students between the ages of 14 and 22. Applicants must submit a public service announcement in video form to be considered.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 1
2019