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.

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

1,000 Dreams Fund for High School Students

The 1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund is available for high school women in the U.S. who wish to pursue additional lessons, activities, or projects beyond the normal scope of the class room.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Sportsmanship in eSports Scholarship

The Sportsmanship in eSports Scholarship is available for current high school students who are active in video games and esports such as League of Legends or Teamfight Tactics.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 2
2019

Champions for Christ Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are preparing to enter full-time Christian ministry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  43
Deadline:  November 5
2019

Most Valuable Student Scholarship Competition

U.S. high school seniors who plan to enroll as full-time college freshmen are eligible for this award. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need; applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks to apply.

Total: $12500 Awards:  500
Deadline:  November 5
2019

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

This scholarship is available for U.S. female high school students who have a demonstrated outstanding aptitude and interest in IT/computing. Students must have a good academic history, typically a grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Total: $500 Awards:  32
Deadline:  November 5
2019

Act Six Chicago Pursue Scholars Program

This full-tuition scholarship to Taylor University (IN) is open to Chicago residents who graduated from high school in 2018 or 2019 or will graduate in 2020 and are not yet enrolled in a four-year college. Students should display strong academic potential and must be Christians or open to learning about the Christian faith.

Total: $38750 Awards:  7
Deadline:  November 5
2019

Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship Program

Wisconsin high school seniors are eligible for this award. Applicants may be a public, religious/independent, or homeschooled high school students.

Total: $3000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  November 5
2019

Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to U.S. and international students who are pursuing a degree in instrumental (band) music education. Applications are accepted from Sept. 1 to Dec. 5 annually.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 5
2019

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is for U.S. students in the fifth through twelfth grades who have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred, at least partly, during the 12 months prior to the date of application.

Total: $6000 Awards:  102
Deadline:  November 5
2019

GCSU President's Scholarship Competition

This scholarship competition is open to U.S. and international students who plan to attend Georgia College & State University as freshmen. Students must have an SAT score of 1310 or higher or an ACT score of 28 or higher, and attend the day-long competition on Dec. 8, 2017.

Total: $6000 Awards:  60
Deadline:  November 8
2019

Career Eagles Aviation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school seniors who are entering a baccalaureate degree program in aviation with the intent to pursue a career as a professional pilot. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Click here to learn more and to apply today!

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 12
2019