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.

Smithsonian.com Photo Contest

This photography contest is open to all photographers who are 18 years of age or older. Photographs are accepted in the following categories: The Natural World; Travel; People; The American Experience; Altered Images; Mobile Photos; Sustainable Travel.

Total: $2500 Awards:  8
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Milken Scholars Program

This award is available for U.S. citizens who are currently high school seniors in Los Angeles, CA, New York City, NY, and Washington, D.C. Eligible applicants must demonstrate leadership and community service, must have a grade point average of 3.6 or higher, and must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  November 30
2019

National DHIA Scholarship Program

This award is available to U.S. student employees and family members of employees of the National Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA) and its affiliates.

Total: $1000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky Essay Contest

The Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky Essay Contest is available for U.S. high school seniors and college students who submit an essay in response to this year's topic.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

This scholarship is available for disabled high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher. Applicants must be accepted to an accredited college or university at the time of application.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Bachus & Schanker Scholarship

The Bachus & Schanker Scholarship Program is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Youth Forward Scholarship Program

The Youth Forward Scholarship Program is provided annually for high school sophomores, juniors, seniors, and current college freshman who submit an essay on their volunteer and community service experiences. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  November 30
2019

No Essay Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and international high school and college students enrolled in U.S. academic institutions. Applicants must apply online.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

The Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship is a recurring monthly scholarship. U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are currently enrolled in high school are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2019

CollegeXpress Scholarship

The CollegeXpress Scholarship contest is available for middle school and high school students and undergraduate students who are interested in transfering to a CollegeXpress partner university.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2019

VIP Voice Rewards

This Scholarship Sweepstakes is for students who are 13 and older who register and take at least two online surveys.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Herrman & Herrman Innovation Scholarship

The Herrman & Herrman Innovation Scholarship is available for high school juniors, seniors, and undergraduate students who submit an original essay on the topic of social media and distracted driving.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  December 1
2019