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.

FIU Presidential Scholarship

This scholarship is open to first-time entering freshmen at Florida International University. Students must have a grade point average of 4.0 or higher, and an ACT score of 30 or higher or an SAT score of 2000 or higher.

Total: $6777 Awards:  50
Deadline:  October 15
2019

FIU Ambassador Scholarship

This scholarship is open to first-time entering freshmen at Florida International University. Students must have a grade point average of 4.0 or higher, and an ACT score of 27 or higher or an SAT score of 1280 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  200
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Georgia Tech President's Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have earned top grades and high ACT/SAT scores will be considered for this award upon admission to Georgia Tech.

Total: $47612 Awards:  40
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Morehead-Cain Scholars Program

This award is available for current high school seniors in the U.S., Canada or the United Kingdom. Applicants must be unmarried and have no children and must plan to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The student should rank near the top of his/her senior class.

Total: $35000 Awards:  70
Deadline:  October 15
2019

National Student Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a student who is entering North Carolina State University as a full-time freshman. The student must demonstrate leadership experience, strong personal character, and integrity.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Spotlight Awards Program

This awards program is open to international and U.S. high school students who reside in the following California counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, Santa Barbara, or San Diego. Students must audition in one of the following categories: acting, ballet, non-classical dance, classical voice, non-classical voice, jazz instrumental, classical instrumental.

Total: $5000 Awards:  140
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund

This award is for high school seniors who reside in Chicago, IL, or surrounding areas; Las Vegas, NV, or surrounding areas; Fairfield, Greens Farms, Redding, or Westport, CT. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an ACT composite score of 22 or higher.

Total: $200000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 15
2019

SFCC Fred E. Pennell Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are attending or planning to attend South Florida Community College. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and priority will be given to students who have a grade point average between 2.0 and 3.0.

Total: $2600 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 15
2019

SFCC Thomas P. Clinard Nursing Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are enrolled or planning to enroll full time in a nursing program at South Florida Community College (SFCC). Applicants must be a resident of the SFCC service area, demonstrate financial need and express a "good faith" intention to seek employment in Highlands county following graduation.

Total: $2600 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 15
2019

SFCC Bill and Barbara Sachsenmaier Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. students enrolled or planning to enroll full time in a degree or certificate program at South Florida Community College. The applicant must be a permanent resident of one of the following Florida counties: DeSoto, Highlands, or Hardee. Preference will be given to students who are citrus majors, students who show academic potential and students with unmet financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 15
2019

SFCC African-American/Willie J. Dennard, Jr. Scholarship

This award is for full-time South Florida Community College students of African American descent who are residents of Hardee, Highlands, or DeSoto counties in Florida. Students must be seeking an associate's degree and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $2596 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Santa Fe College Amber Peck and John Parker Environmental Sciences Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students who plan to attend or are attending Santa Fe College and are majoring in the area of enviromental sciences such as biology, wildlife ecology, forestry, or environmental science. Students must reside in Alachua or Bradford counties in Florida and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 15
2019