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.

FACT "Graduating Senior" Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are members, or the child/grandchild of a member, of FACT. Finalists may be contacted by one or more members of the FACT Scholarship Committee for a personal interview. Winners will be chosen from among the finalists based on need.

Total: $10000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Alabama Scholarship for Dependents of Blind Parents

This award is for available to Alabama students who are from families in which the head of the family is blind and whose family income is insufficient to provide educational benefits for attendance at an Alabama postsecondary institution. Students must apply within two years of high school graduation.

Total: $500 Awards:  20
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Writers' Square Scholarship Program

This essay contest is open to U.S. and international students who are in first grade through graduate school. Contest winners may be asked to attend the awards banquet in California at their own cost to receive their prize.

Total: $1000 Awards:  45
Deadline:  September 30
2019

New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Undergraduate Grant

This award is available to New Jersey undergraduate students who demonstrate educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds and are attending an eligible postsecondary institution in New Jersey.

Total: $2500 Awards:  13022
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Jacksonville Fair Agricultural Scholarship

International and U.S. undergraduate students who are majoring in agriculture, veterinary medicine or another field of study related to agriculture are eligible for this award. Students must be residents of Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Nassau or St. John's counties.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Illinois Grant Program for Dependents of Police, Fire, or Correctional Officers

This award is for students who are residents of Illinois and plan to attend a postsecondary institution in Illinois. The student must be the child or spouse of an Illinois police, fire, or correctional officer who was killed or at least 90 percent permanently disabled in the line of duty.

Total: $6161 Awards:  70
Deadline:  October 1
2019

Oneida Nation Higher Education Grant

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled members of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin. Students must be high school seniors or older at time of application.

Total: $20000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  October 1
2019

North Park University Academic Scholarship for First Year International Students

This award is for International students who plan to attend North Park University in Illinois as a full time student. The student must be a first year student and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $7000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 1
2019

AES Engineering Scholarship Program

The AES Engineering Scholarship Program is available to any student looking to further his/her education. An essay is required to apply for this award.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 6
2019

Next Genius Foothill College Scholarship

The Next Genius Foothill College Scholarship is available for high school seniors in India who demonstrate critical thinking, a passion for education, and the desire to create positive changes in the world. Applicants must attend Foothill College in California.

Total: $8391 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 10
2019

Next Genius Beloit College Scholarship

The Next Genius Beloit College Scholarship is available for high school seniors in India who demonstrate critical thinking, a passion for education, and the desire to create positive changes in the world. Students must attend Beloit College in Minnesota.

Total: $47060 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 10
2019

Next Genius Drew University Scholarship

The Next Genius Drew University Scholarship is available for high school seniors in India who combine critical thinking & problem solving, a passion for education, and the desire to create positive changes in the world.

Total: $48336 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 10
2019