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.

Stepping-Stone Scholarship

This scholarship is available for graduating seniors, adult students, and GED recipients who have a permanent residence in Knox or Laurel County, KY. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and demonstrate unmet financial need.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Steven L. Coffey Memorial Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors and graduates of Anderson County High School, Clinton Senior High School, or Oak Ridge High School in Tennessee. Returning adult students and non-traditional students are also eligible to apply. Students must plan to attend Roane State Technical Community College or Pellissippi State Technical Community College.

Total: $2500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  February 15

Strader Family Fort Scott High School Scholarship

This scholarship is available for graduating seniors of Fort Scott High School in Fort Scott, Kansas. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15

Beverage Industry High School Scholarship

This award is available to current high school seniors in California who have a parent, grandparent, or legal guardian who is a proprietor of an establishment with a California liquor license, or who is employed full-time by an individual or corporation holding a California liquor license. To be eligible, the applicant must have participated in one or more of the following extracurricular activities during his/her junior and senior years of high school: community service, athletics, music or th...

Total: $5000 Awards:  38
Deadline:  February 15

Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Program

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are a Purple Heart recipient OR are the spouse, child, grandchild, or great-grandchild (natural or adopted) of a Purple Heart recipient. Students must also have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  83
Deadline:  February 15

NCSU Pulp and Paper Foundation Merit Scholarship

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. undergraduate students at North Carolina State University who have an interest in majoring in paper science. Students who are currently majoring in paper science or are majoring in a similar discipline such as chemistry, chemical engineering, or engineering are all eligible to apply.

Total: $2500 Awards:  15
Deadline:  February 15

Juniata College James Quinter Scholarship

This scholarship is available for current undergraduate students at Juniata College in Pennsylvania. Students must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher, as well as a combined SAT score of 1320 or higher, or an ACT score of 30 or higher. Students must also be left-handed.

Total: $24000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 15

Furman University John D. Hollingsworth Scholarship

This scholarship is available for South Carolina high school seniors who plan to attend Furman University. Students must demonstrate high academic achievement and a strong commitment to civic leadership and community service.

Total: $35000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  February 15

Furman University Charles H. Townes Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who reside outside of South Carolina and plan to attend Furman University. Students must demonstrate high academic achievement and a strong commitment to civic leadership and community service.

Total: $35000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 15

Animal Welfare Institute Scholarship

The Animal Welfare Institute Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors who have volunteer or professional experience in advancing animal welfare. Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation that demonstrate a history of such efforts.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  February 16

Bullard Family Fund Scholarship

This award is available to North Carolina students who are members (or have parents who are members) of a church affiliated with the North Carolina Baptist State Convention. Students must be committed to preparing for full-time Christian ministry.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 17

Martha Watson Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who have been accepted into a degree program at any institution of higher education. Students must be North Carolina residents and members of a North Carolina Baptist church, unless they are blood relatives of Mrs. Fawn Watson.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 17