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.

Abilene Christian University Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship   

This award is for U.S high school students who graduated either Valedictorian or Salutatorian status and plan to attend Abilene Christian University.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Marist College Academic Scholarships

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are planning to attend Marist College. Applicants must demonstrate superior academic achievement in the high school and/or college courses they have completed.

Total: $25000 Awards:  30
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Oak Ridge Rotary Club Brad Sturm Memorial Scholarship

This essay contest is open to students enrolled at Oak Ridge High School in Oak Ridge, TN. Interested students must contact the school guidance office or economics teacher for an application.

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

M.F.K. Fisher Scholarship

Students applying as freshmen to the Culinary Institute of America in New York who have a demonstrated interest in food writing are eligible for this award.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 1
2020

PFLAG New Orleans Scholarship

This scholarship is available for residents of Louisiana age 17 or older who self-identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. Applicants must be enrolled in or in the process of applying to an accredited postsecondary institution.

Total: $10000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  February 1
2020

James F. Byrnes Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are residents of South Carolina. The student must have lost one or both parents by death, and must have financial need and a satisfactory scholastic record.

Total: $3250 Awards:  8
Deadline:  February 1
2020

University of Richmond International Student Need-Based Scholarship

This award is available for international students planning to enroll as full-time freshmen at the University of Richmond in Virginia. A student must apply for admission to the University of Richmond before he/she can be considered for a scholarship.

Total: $46400 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 1
2020

OU Academic Achievement Scholarship

This award is for students planning to attend the University of Oklahoma at its Norman campus, Tulsa campus, or Health Sciences Center. Preference is given to students whose household income is between $30,000 and $75,000.

Total: $1000 Awards:  400
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Pearl Scholarship

This scholarship is open to African-American high school seniors who reside in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Susan T. Buffett Foundation Scholarship

Nebraska graduating high school seniors who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and demosntrate financial need are eligible for this award. Students must attend a Nebraska state university or two-year college.

Total: $10000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Ohio University Women's Club Freshman Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school senior women who attend a high school in the greater Cleveland, OH area. Students must plan to attend Ohio University and have an unweighted grade point average of 3.5 or higher and an SAT score of 1140 or higher or an ACT score of 25 or higher.

Total: $10216 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2020

GAE High School Senior Scholarship for Future Teachers

This scholarship is available for high school seniors who are majoring in education. Students must be residents of, attend high school in, and attend college in Georgia.

Total: $1000 Awards:  16
Deadline:  February 1
2020