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.

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

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

Apex Hosting Minecraft Scholarship

The Apex Hosting Minecraft Scholarship is available for U.S. high school and undergraduate students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. To apply, applicants must submit an original essay of 500 words or more describing how Minecraft can assist with educational and career development.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

This scholarship is available for legal residents of the United States who are in 9th-12th grade, or currently enrolled as undergraduate or graduate students. There are no age limits, and students may study any major.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31

Hunting Bow Scholarship

The Hunting Bow Scholarship is available for U.S. high school, undergraduate, and graduate students who participate in archery. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 15

Financial Sumo Educational Scholarship Program

The Financial Sumo Educational Scholarship Program is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who submit an essay in response to one of this year's two topics. Click here to learn more about how you can apply today!

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 29

CouponsPlusDeals Scholarship

The Scholarship is available for U.S. and international students who are 16 years of age or older at the time of application.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31

Customized Girl Scholarship

This scholarship contest is available for U.S. students who submit a statement through Twitter.

Total: $500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  December 31

Unigo Top Ten List Scholarship 2019

The Top Ten List Scholarship is open to US students who are 13 years of age and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31

Young Patriots Essay Contest

U.S. middle school and high school students are eligible for this award. Students must submit an essay of no more than 1,200 words on the topic provided.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 03

Concert on the Green Young Artists Concerto Scholarship Competition

This award is available for U.S. students in grades six through twelve who are residents of Clay County, Florida and attend a Clay County school. Students must be 19 years of age or younger and demonstrate an interest in music.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 15

AMERIgreen Video Essay Challenge

This video contest is available for elementary, middle, high school, and undergraduate students in Deleware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. To apply, students must submit an original video of up to thirty seconds that responds to the topic prompt provided at the AMERIgreen website.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  May 25