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.

Acts 1:8 Ministry Scholarship

The Acts 1:8 Ministry Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors as well as undergraduate and graduate students who have spread kindness and love in their communities.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31

1,000 Dreams Fund for High School Students

The 1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund is available for high school women in the U.S. who wish to pursue additional lessons, activities, or projects beyond the normal scope of the class room.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  November 01

Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship

The Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship is available for U.S. students who demonstrate evidence of leadership. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 01

Dennis Schoepp Memorial Scholarship

Montana residents who are enrolled in, or accepted into, a mortuary science program at an ABFSE-accredited school for the upcoming fall semester are eligible for this award. Students may enroll part time or full time.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 01

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:  November 01

Southern Scholarship Foundation Award

International and U.S. high school seniors or older students who have been accepted to Florida State University, University of Florida, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, or Florida Gulf Coast University are eligible to apply for this award. Students must have high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher or a college or university grade point average of 2.85 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 01

STU International Student Award

High school seniors or older international students who are planning to enroll full time as freshmen at St. Thomas University in Florida are eligible to apply for this award. All international students admitted to St. Thomas University are considered for a scholarship.

Total: $10000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  November 01

Sophie Greenstadt Scholarship for Mid-Life Women

This scholarship is open to U.S. women who are 35 years of age or older and are re-entering or continuing school in order to learn a marketable skill which will lead to economic self-sufficiency. Students must reside and attend school in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, or Ventura counties in California.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 01

VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship for Undergraduate Students

This award is for U.S. full-time undergraduate students who have been residents of Virginia for at least 12 months. The applicant must demonstrate artistic ability in one of the following areas: crafts, drawing, film/video, mixed media, new/emerging media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture.

Total: $4000 Awards:  11
Deadline:  November 01

Michigan State University 4-H Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors who are members of 4-H and residents of Michigan. The applicant must be planning to attend any Michigan State University full time.

Total: $2500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  November 01

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and Canadian female high school seniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must be 20 years or age or under by the application deadline.

Total: $2500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 01

Park University McAffee Honors Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are planning to attend Park University full time. The applicant must be a high school senior who meets two of the three following academic criteria: a grade point average of 3.75 or higher or a GED score of 3200 or higher; an ACT score of 25 or higher or an SAT score of 1220 or higher; class rank in top 10 percent.

Total: $11730 Awards:  44
Deadline:  November 01