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.

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

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

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 09

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

Auto-Pets™ "Out-Of-The-Box-Thinking" Scholarship

This essay contest is open to U.S. students enrolled in high school and college/university (undergraduate and graduate included). Students must submit an essay about a pet innovation idea and how the idea was conceptualized.

Total: $1250 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 31

Set Sail Scholarship

The Raise Me Up Scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate or graduate students who participate in sailing or boating. Additional preference will be given to students who have overcome the disadvantages and obstacles of being raised in a divorced or single-parent household. Applicants be enrolled full time and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 01

Notes for Life Scholarship Fund (K-12)

The Notes for Life Scholarship Fund is available for K to 12 students in Boone County, Missouri, St. Louis County, Missouri or Klamath County, Oregon who is seeking to pursue additional education and development in instrumental music, singing, or dance.

Total: $1020 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 01

Greg Baumgartner Annual Scholarship

The Greg Baumgartner Annual Scholarship is available for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in the U.S. who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and unmet financial need. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship

The ExpressVNP 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

Humanity Rising Service Challenge

This scholarship contest is available for U.S. high school students who partipate in community service and share their stories.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  August 31

Summer of Zen Scholarship

The Summer of Zen Scholarship is available for U.S. high school students who are at least 13 years of age. To apply, students must submit a short essay on the topic of "staying zen." Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31

GM Genius

The GM Genius Scholarship Contest is available for U.S. high school students who are between the ages of 13 and 19. To be considered, applicants must participate in a weekly fantasy football league that includes short educational videos and quizzes about leadership and critical thinking.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 02