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.

Horse Sense Essay Contest

The Horse Sense, Street Smarts Scholarship contest is available for U.S. students between the ages of 18 and 22 who submit two original essays in response to quotes found in Don W. Hodge's book "Horse Sense, Street Smarts."

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  June 22
2018

Rimington Trophy Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Applicants must demonstrate scholastic ability, character, leadership, service to the community, need for financial assistance, and daily compliance to cystic fibrosis therapy.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 22
2018

Alpha Delta Phi Seward Scholarship

This scholarship is available for currently enrolled undergradute students who are members of the Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity or the Alpha Delta Phi Society. Students must attend a college with a chapter of one of the eligible organizations.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  June 22
2018

E. Thayer Gaston Research Competition

This research competition is open to undergraduate students studying music therapy at an institution approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). Students must be members in good standing of the AMTA both at the time of application and the time of award.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 22
2018

Richard Harris Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and current undergraduate & graduate students. Students must be a declared major in a STEM field and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 23
2018

Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel Ethiopian Heritage Scholarship

This award is available to graduating high school seniors in the greater metro area of Washington D.C. Selection is based on academic achievement, community service, and an application essay.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 29
2018

Graduation Celebration Scholarship

U.S. students who are at least 16 years of age can apply for this scholarship by registering and thoughtfully responding to the question in 120 words or less.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 29
2018

Navigate Your Future Scholarship

U.S. graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue an aviation-related program at an accredited college or university are eligible for this award. Students must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in general aviation.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 29
2018

Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship

This undergraduate award is avaliable to all international and U.S. students who are high school seniors or older and will be enrolled in college during fall. Students who apply must be U.S. residents at the time of application.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  June 29
2018

The Fence Authority Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university. Applicants must plan to pursue a career in a field related to public beautification such as architecture, landscape architecture, civil engineering, horticulture, environmental and marine sciences, urban and land planning, or environmental design.

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

Arborjet Taking Root Scholarship Program

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are pursuing careers in the arboriculture industry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  June 30
2018

MyBioSource Inc. Scholarship for All Majors

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. undergraduate and graduate students. Students may be studying in any major.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  June 30
2018