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.

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

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

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

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

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

Power Poetry Scholarship Slam

This poetry contest is available for young poets in the United States who submit an original poem on the current scholarship slam topic.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 17

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

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program

U.S. high school students in grades nine through twelve who are 19 years of age or younger are eligible for this scholarship. To apply, the applicant must write an essay on the theme listed on the Veterans of Foreign Wars website and record the reading of that essay; submit both essay and CD/flash drive to be considered for this scholarship.

Total: $30000 Awards:  500
Deadline:  October 31

BBB Ambassador Scholarship

The BBB Ambassador Scholarship is available for current high school students in San Diego, Orange and Imperial Counties of California. To participate, students must give a minimum of three public presentations using the scripts provided by the BBB.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 31