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.

Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship

High school seniors residing in Colorado, Georgia, or Illinois who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must have a household income of $70,000 or less.

Total: $5000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  December 17
2018

SAA Arthur C. Parker Scholarship/NSF Scholarship for Archaeological Training

This scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate students, graduate students, and current employees of tribal or Native Hawaiian cultural preservation programs who are of Native American descent. Students must be pursuing training in archaeological methods and cultural resource management, including fieldwork, analytical techniques, and curation.

Total: $5000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  December 17
2018

Christophers Video Contest for College Students

Undergraduate and graduate students may enter this video contest. The student must make a short video of five minutes or less interpreting the theme "One Person Can Make a Difference".

Total: $2000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  December 17
2018

PromoCodesForYou.com Student Savings Scholarship

The PromoCodesForYou.com Scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have at least one full year of study remaining.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 19
2018

Brighter Blooms Nursery Scholarship

The Brighter Blooms Nursery Scholarship is available for students who demonstrate a commitment to community service and/or a love for plants, flowers, horticulture, and landscape architecture & design.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 20
2018

Innovation in Education Scholarship

This award is for high school and college students in the U.S. or Canada that have completed a project that makes a difference in the lives of others. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  12
Deadline:  December 20
2018

BEF General Academic Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Students are selected on the basis of scholastic ability, character, leadership potential, service to the community, and need for financial assistance.

Total: $5000 Awards:  22
Deadline:  December 28
2018

The National WWII Museum Annual Student Essay Contest

This essay contest is open to all high school students in the United States and United States Territories. Students must submit a 1,000-word essay on the current year's topic.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  December 28
2018

Cathy Miller Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for students living in Northern California who work for or are otherwise affiliated with a member company of the Perishable Foods Council of Northern California (PFCNC) or be sponsored by an immediate family member who is a member/employee of a company that is a current member of the PFCNC.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  December 28
2018

Fitwirr Scholarship

The Fitwirr College Scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who submit an original essay on the topic of eating well and staying healthy while at college.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 30
2018

Express Medical Supply Scholarship Program

This scholarship contest is available for currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students studying in the U.S. Applicants must submit a meme image responding to the topic of this year's contest.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 30
2018

Community College Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are enrolled full-time at a public community, junior or city college. Students must submit three short essays addressing the questions provided in the scholarship application.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 30
2018