Scholarships for College Freshmen

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Getting an early start is always a good idea. If you’re a first-year college student, these scholarships for freshmen can help lower your student debt and help pay for your college fees like tuition, living expenses, books, lab fees, and more. The sooner you start, the less you’ll have to pay back at graduation. Start browsing through our Scholarship Directory for college freshmen now and set yourself up for success. For even more scholarships, be sure to fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

NAHJ Jonathan Camuy Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in TV broadcast journalism are eligible for this award. Students must be of Hispanic descent.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 22
2019

NAHJ Hortencia Zavala Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors or older students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate course of study. Students must be pursuing a career in print, broadcast, online and visual journalism and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 22
2019

NAHJ Maria Elena Salinas Scholarship Program

This award is for U.S. students who are high school seniors or older at time of application. Applicants must be Hispanic and demonstrate a sincere desire to pursue a career as a journalist in Spanish language television or radio (includes students who are planning careers in Spanish-language print, photo, broadcast or online media).

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 22
2019

NAHJ General Scholarship - Ruben Salazar Fund

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors or older students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate course of study. Students must be pursuing a career in English- or Spanish-language print, photo, broadcast or online journalism, be Hispanic, and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 22
2019

Felicia Brewer Opportunity Scholarship

High school seniors or undergraduate students who have attended a Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools District high school are eligible for this award. Students must be immigrants to the United States who came to the country with or without parents OR a first-generation United States citizen of immigrant parents or guardians.

Total: $20000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship

This award is available for California residents attending a college/university in the state of California with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Students must be currently accepted or enrolled into a field of dentist, dental hygienist, nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, physician assistant or clinical nurse specialist.

Total: $50000 Awards:  30
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nurse Scholarship

This award is available for California residents who are attending or planning to attend a licensed vocational nursing to associate degree nursing program at a college/university in the state of California.

Total: $8000 Awards:  40
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Allied Healthcare Scholarship

This award is available for California residents who are college freshmen or sophomores attending a college/university in the state of California. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and be enrolled in an allied healthcare program.

Total: $8000 Awards:  39
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship

This award is available for California residents who are college freshmen or sophomores attending a college/university in the state of California. Students must be majoring in nursing, and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $10000 Awards:  91
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship

This award is available for California residents who are college junior or seniors attending a college/university in the state of California. Students must be majoring in nursing, and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $13000 Awards:  75
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Kreider Scholarship Fund

The Kreider Scholarship Fund is available for graduating high school seniors at Bonner Springs High School. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and unmet financial need. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2019

Columbia College of Missouri Colonel Mike Randerson Scholarship

This scholarship is open to degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students at Columbia College of Missouri who are veterans, active duty military, Guard, or Reserve. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 28
2019