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.

Southern Scholarship Foundation Award

International and U.S. high school seniors or older students who have been accepted to Florida State University, University of Florida, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, or Florida Gulf Coast University are eligible to apply for this award. Students must have high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher or a college or university grade point average of 2.85 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Centenary University Merit Scholarship Program for Incoming Freshmen

This scholarship program is open to U.S. students who are incoming first-time freshmen at Centenary University in New Jersey. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and an SAT score of 1000 or higher or an ACT score of 21 or higher.

Total: $18000 Awards:  1200
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Centenary University Out of State Grant

This grant is open to U.S. students who are incoming first-time freshmen or transfer students at Centenary University in New Jersey and are not New Jersey residents. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $7000 Awards:  120
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Boston College Presidential Scholars Program

U.S. students who demonstrate outstanding academic records, hold leadership roles in their school and are committed to and have a demonstrated interest in community service are eligible for this award. Students will be considered upon admission to Boston College in Massachusetts.

Total: $52500 Awards:  15
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Davidson College John Montgomery Belk Scholarship

The Davidson College John Montgomery Belk Scholarship is available for exemplary U.S. highschool seniors with an interest in attending Davidson College. Students must be nominated to be considered for this award.

Total: $65000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Michigan State University 4-H Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors who are members of 4-H and residents of Michigan. The applicant must be planning to attend any Michigan State University full time.

Total: $2500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  November 1
2019

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and Canadian female high school seniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must be 20 years or age or under by the application deadline.

Total: $2500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Park University McAffee Honors Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are planning to attend Park University full time. The applicant must be a high school senior who meets two of the three following academic criteria: a grade point average of 3.75 or higher or a GED score of 3200 or higher; an ACT score of 25 or higher or an SAT score of 1220 or higher; class rank in top 10 percent.

Total: $11730 Awards:  44
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Arcadia University Distinguished Scholarship and Achievement Award

This scholarship is available for international students who are planning to attend Arcadia University in Pennsylvania as freshmen. Applicants must plan to enroll full time.

Total: $25000 Awards:  30
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Arcadia University Alumni Legacy Grant

U.S. high school seniors who are the dependent children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Arcadia University (formerly Beaver College) alumni are automatically awarded this grant when they enroll full time at Arcadia University in PA, provided they are in the top 25 percent of their graduating class.

Total: $2000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 1
2019

VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship for Undergraduate Students

This award is for U.S. full-time undergraduate students who have been residents of Virginia for at least 12 months. The applicant must demonstrate artistic ability in one of the following areas: crafts, drawing, film/video, mixed media, new/emerging media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture.

Total: $4000 Awards:  11
Deadline:  November 1
2019

University of Oregon Stamps Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Oregon, and are residents of and graduating from a high school in Oregon. Students must: have a grade point average of 3.85 or higher; have an SAT score of 1300 or higher or an ACT score of 28 or higher; and exemplify leadership, perseverance, scholarship, service, and innovation.

Total: $31250 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 1
2019