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.

National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity

This award is available for international and U.S. minority high school seniors who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in journalism.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

TN Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant

This award is available to Tennessee residents who enroll in a certificate or diploma program at a Tennessee Technology Center (TTC). All eligible students who apply on time are automatically considered for this award.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1400
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Golden LEAF Scholars Program

This scholarship is open to high school seniors and community college transfer students who reside in qualifying North Carolina counties and plan to attend a participating four-year North Carolina institution. All applicants must demonstrate financial need; grade point average will also be considered in the selection process.

Total: $3000 Awards:  215
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Idaho Opportunity Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are residents of Idaho, graduated from Idaho high schools, and attend selected Idaho institutions. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated financial need.

Total: $3000 Awards:  451
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Georgine Newman Edgerton Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors attending Frederick Douglass High School, Copping Academy, or Baltimore Leadership for Young Women. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are currently high school seniors at a Maryland area public high school. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, and must plan to major in the field of hotel, hospitality, tourism, restaurant management or business.

Total: $3000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Hy Zolet Student Athlete Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Baltimore who are active in athletics. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and must demonstrate work ethic, a sense of fairness, and responsibility.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Jeanette R. Wolman Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors, majoring in prelaw, social work, or a field that focuses on child advocacy. Students must also have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Joyce A. Kroeller Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Baltimore, MD who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and documented community service. Applicants must be accepted to and enroll at a four-year college or university in Maryland.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Khia DJ K-Swift Edgerton Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Baltimore City and Baltimore County who have unmet financial need and a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Legg Mason College Scholarship at Baltimore Community Foundation

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Baltimore, Maryland who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and unmet financial need. Applicants must submit an essay describing his/her career and professional aspirations.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Lorenzo Felder Scholarship

This scholarship is available for African American high school seniors in Baltimore, MD who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1000
Deadline:  March 1
2020