Scholarships for High School Freshman

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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.

Monna H. Conn Music Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors who reside in and attend a school in the Greater Middletown, Ohio, area. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must plan to major in music.

Total: $445 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 14
2020

Christophers Poster Contest

This award is offered to U.S. and international students who are in grades nine through twelve. To apply, the student must create a poster that includes the statement 'You can make a difference' and illustrate the idea that one person can change the world for the better.

Total: $1000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  February 18
2020

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Essay Contest

This essay contest is open to U.S. public, private, parochial, or homeschool students in grades 5-12. Students must write an essay on the current year's topic to enter; essays must be accompanied by student and teacher registration forms.

Total: $300 Awards:  12
Deadline:  February 23
2020

TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

This award is for U.S. legal residents in grades 9 through 12. Students must create a short video inspiring teens to be safe drivers.

Total: $15000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  February 26
2020

International Young Eco-Hero Awards Program

This award program is open to international and U.S. applicants who are 8 to 16 years of age. Applicants must have completed or be completing a project concerning environmental health, advocacy, research, or protection of the natural world.

Total: $500 Awards:  20
Deadline:  February 28
2020

Think for Yourself Scholarship

The Let Grow Scholarship program is available for U.S. middle school and high school students who are at least 13 years of age and planning to enroll in a college or university no later than fall of 2024.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 29
2020

Cafe con Leche Scholarship

The Cafe con Leche Scholarship is available for current or former Wichita Falls High School students who are attending or planning to attend Midwestern State University or Vernon College.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Zavala Scholarship

The Zavala Scholarship is available for Hispanic students in Wichita Falls, Texas. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and unmet financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Norwegian National League 9th-11th Grades Scholarship

This cash award is available for students in grades 9-11 who are of Norwegian ancestry and reside in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Kendall, McHenry, or Will counties in Illinois. Students must write an essay on any topic regarding Norway.

Total: $100 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

The Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship is available for U.S. students who are 14 years or older. To enter, students must create an original design for a greeting card.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 2
2020

Equal Pay Day Chicago Student Journalism Contest

The Equal Pay Day Chicago Student Journalism Contest is available for high school students in Chicago who submit an essay on the topic of equal pay and existing pay disparities in the United States. Click here to learn more and to apply today!

Total: $400 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 6
2020

Doodle 4 Google

The Doodle 4 Google competition is offered annually for students in grades K-12. To apply, one must submit a sketch or image including the Google logo in the context of this year's theme.

Total: $30000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 13
2020