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.

AIST Benjamin F. Fairless Scholarship (AIME)

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in the field of metallurgy. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 30

Seth Okin Good Deeds Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students who are interested in and engaged in serving their communities. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30

ServiceScape Scholarship

The ServiceScape Scholarship is available for students in the U.S. who are at least 18 years of age and enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university during the current calendar year.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30

Sixt Scholars Program

This Sixt Scholars Program is available for high school seniors in the U.S. who have a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 30

Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

This award is available for Hispanic students who are currently enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited higher education program. Applicants must demonstrate leadership and enroll on a full time basis.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  November 30

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

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

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

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

Astronomical Society of Kansas City Astronomy Scholarship Fund

The Astronomical Society of Kansas City Astronomy Scholarship Fund is available for undergaduate students at the Department of Physics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City who have taken at least 6 credit hours of 300 or 400 level astronomy courses.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 01

University of Evansville National Merit, Achievement and Hispanic Scholar Finalist Scholarship

U.S. incoming freshmen who are National Merit Scholar Finalists, National Achievement Scholar Finalists or National Hispanic Scholar Finalists are eligible for this award. Students must list the University of Evansville in Indiana as their first choice school.

Total: $34300 Awards:  5
Deadline:  December 01

University of Evansville Academic Scholarship

U.S. graduating high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Evansville in Indiana are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher AND an SAT/ACT score of 1510/22 or higher.

Total: $23000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  December 01