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.

Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship

This award is available to North Carolina high school seniors who are planning to enroll full time at North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Awards are based on financial need, merit, leadership, and character.

Total: $12000 Awards:  17
Deadline:  January 31
2020

National Jewish Committee on Scouting Scholarship Program

The National Jewish Committee on Scouting Scholarship Program is available for Eagle scouts who are high school seniors and are active members of a synagogue.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship

This scholarship is available for a Texas high school senior who is a member or the child of a member of a local union that is affiliated with the Texas AFL-CIO and the local Central Labor Council.

Total: $1000 Awards:  30
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Michigan Council of Women in Technology High School Senior Scholarship

The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWTF) will award this scholarship to a female high school senior who will be pursuing a degree in information systems, business applications, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or information security. The student must be a resident of Michigan and maintain a grade point average of 3.0.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Texas History Essay Contest

This award is for U.S. high school seniors. Applicants must submit an essay reflecting an awareness of Texas history and exploring its relevance to the building of Texas.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 31
2020

L. B. Cebik, W4RNL, and Jean Cebik, N4TZP, Memorial Scholarship

The L. B. Cebik, W4RNL, and Jean Cebik, N4TZP, Memorial Scholarship is open to U.S. and international students who are licensed radio amateurs studying at four-year institutions. Students must possess a technician class or higher license.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

ASCE (Maine Section) Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Maine high school seniors who plan to study civil engineering. Students must be residents of Maine and attend a Maine high school.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2020

NextStepU STEM Scholarship

The NextStepU STEM Scholarship is available for students between the ages of 16 and 22 who are majoring in or planning to major in a field related to science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $1500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Ross Skelton Memorial Scholarship

The Ross Skelton Memorial Scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have been diagnosed with cancer. Applicants must be majoring in engineering and must reside in or attend school in North or South Carolina.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Cancer for College General Scholarship

The Cancer for College General Scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have been diagnosed with cancer. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement as well as unmet financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Skip Wohl Memorial Scholarship

The Skip Wohl Memorial Scholarship is provided annually for undergraduate and graduate students who are cancer patients and cancer survivors. To be eligible, applicants must be residents of and attending school in southern California.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

The Cherry Hawk Scholarship

The Cherry Hawk Scholarship is provided annually to cancer survivors who reside in or attend college/university in Southern California. Additional preference is given to students who are majoring in a field related to sports.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020