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.

Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international students between the ages of 13-18 and attending grades 8-12. Students must submitt a blog about a travel experience and must sign up for the MyFamilyTravels.com community prior to submitting their entry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 12

Express to De-Stress Video Contest

The Express to De-Stress Video Contest is available for students in the Bay Area who are between the ages of 12 and 18. Applicants must currently be enrolled in the 7th through 12 grade.

Total: $300 Awards:  5
Deadline:  July 31

Coupon Chief Scholarship Program

The Coupon Chief Scholarship Program is available for high school and college students who create an original video on the topic of spending less and saving money. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31

CollegeFindMe Independence Video Contest

The CollegeFindMe Independence Video Contest is available for high school students in the U.S. who are 14 years of age or older.

Total: $150 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31

Fathers Moving Forward Scholarship

The Fathers Moving Forward Scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate or graduate students who are single fathers.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 01

CollegeFindMe Awareness Month Video Contest

This video contest is available for high school students who are 14 years of age or older.

Total: $99 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31

Secular High School Student in California Scholarship

The Secular High School Student in California Scholarship is available for secular, humanist, and atheist/non-theist students in California who demonstrate leadership and activism in their communities.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship

The ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship is available for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students who reside in the U.S.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

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

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30

Spotlight Awards Program

This awards program is open to international and U.S. high school students who reside in the following California counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, Santa Barbara, or San Diego. Students must audition in one of the following categories: acting, ballet, non-classical dance, classical voice, non-classical voice, jazz instrumental, classical instrumental.

Total: $5000 Awards:  140
Deadline:  October 15

ARTBA Student Transportation Video Contest

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who submit a two to four minute video on current issues in American transportation.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 20

Transportation YOU Scholarship for High School Girls - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for high school women in Oregon and southwest Washington who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an interest in pursuing a career in transportation. Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 18.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 25