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.

Horatio Alger Ronald C. Waranch Scholarship Program (Texas)

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Georgia.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 25
2019

Transportation YOU Scholarship for High School Girls - Portland Chapter

This scholarship is available for high school women in Oregon and southwest Washington who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an interest in pursuing a career in transportation. Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 18.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 25
2019

AKSARBEN Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Nebraska or certain counties of western Iowa.

Total: $1200 Awards:  50
Deadline:  October 25
2019

Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need. Each applicant who applies for a Horatio Alger scholarship program, whether it be a specific state program or the finalist program, will automatically be considered for the National Scholarship Program.

Total: $5000 Awards:  106
Deadline:  October 25
2019

Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship

This scholarship is for high school seniors who have caddied, successfully and regularly, for two or more years at a Western Golf Association (WGA) member club. Eligible students must also have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and have taken the ACT; students must also attend an eligible college as defined by the Evans Scholars Foundation.

Total: $7000 Awards:  220
Deadline:  October 30
2019

Harley and Geneva Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund, K-12

The Harley and Geneva Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund, K-12 is available for Kansas City area students who are planning to study in a Scandinavian Country, as well as students from Scandinavian Countries who are planning to study in the Greater Kansas City metro area.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 31
2019

Berea College Four-Year Tuition Promise Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend Berea College. All accepted students will receive this award.

Total: $25000 Awards:  450
Deadline:  October 31
2019

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
2019

Geraldine "Polly" Bednash Scholarship

U.S. and international nursing students in baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral programs with a grade point average of 3.2 or higher are eligible for this award. Eligible applicants must be admitted or enrolled in a nursing school affiliated with CertifiedBackground.com or have submitted their application through NursingCAS.

Total: $5000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  October 31
2019

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program

U.S. high school students in grades nine through twelve who are 19 years of age or younger are eligible for this scholarship. To apply, the applicant must write an essay on the theme listed on the Veterans of Foreign Wars website and record the reading of that essay; submit both essay and CD/flash drive to be considered for this scholarship.

Total: $30000 Awards:  500
Deadline:  October 31
2019

National Rice Month Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas who submit a video demonstrating the benefits of rice agriculture in the United States.

Total: $4000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 31
2019

Lance Stafford Larson Student Scholarship

This is a writing competition for members of the IEEE Computer Society. The applicant must be an undergraduate student and have a 3.0 grade point average or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2019