Scholarships for High School Seniors

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It’s your final year of high school, and you’re ready to take on a new adventure — college. As a high school senior, you still have hundreds of scholarship opportunities available to you. So, as you’re making plans on what college you want to attend and what major you want to study, be sure to add "applying for scholarships" to your college to-do list. To help get 12th graders started, we’ve compiled this directory of scholarships for high school seniors. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

FIRE's Free Speech Essay Contest

This award is for U.S. high school juniors and seniors who submit a essay to the FIRE's scholarship.

Total: $10000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Cottey College Alumnae Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are enrolled at Cottey College in Missouri. Students must have a relative who is a Cottey alumna.

Total: $500 Awards:  15
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Cottey College Academic Founder's Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend Cottey College in Missouri. Students must have a grade point average of 3.40 or higher and an ACT score of 27 or higher or an SAT score of 1260 or higher.

Total: $12000 Awards:  30
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Unigo Top Ten List Scholarship

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
2019

FACT "Graduating Senior" Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are members, or the child/grandchild of a member, of FACT. Finalists may be contacted by one or more members of the FACT Scholarship Committee for a personal interview. Winners will be chosen from among the finalists based on need.

Total: $10000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Thomas Soldan Healthy Communities Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students who possess a proven record of interest in healthy communities through past and present volunteer, professional, or educational experiences. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

'You've Got a Friend in Pennsylvania' Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are residents of Pennsylvania and possess a General Class or Extra Class active Amateur Radio License. The applicant must be a member of the American Radio Relay League, and must have a grade point average of "A" or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Albert H. Hix, W8AH, Memorial Scholarship

This award is open to international and U.S. licensed radio amateurs (general class or higher) who are residents of and attending school in West Virginia. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Alfred E. Friend, Jr., W4CF Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. licensed radio amateurs who are studying engineering.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Allen and Bertha Watson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are licensed radio amateurs studying science, technology, or engineering. Students must be residents of or attending college in Oklahoma (second preference goes to students residing in or attending college in Texas).

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship

U.S. and international students who have an active technician cass amateur radio license or higher are eligible for this award. Students must be living in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, or Connecticut, and be majoring in computer science, TV/radio electronics, or electrical engineering.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 31
2019

ARRL General Fund Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are licensed radio amateurs.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 31
2019