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.

One-Time $600 Educational Award

This award is for Catholic of Forester members who are aged 17 and older and will attend an accredited college, university, technical or trade school

Total: $600 Awards:  40
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Unigo College Review Scholarship

This $1,000 Unigo College Review Scholarship is open to any applicant who is enrolled in college and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. The applicant must register for a free online account with Unigo.com and submit an online review about his/her college.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2019

National DHIA Scholarship Program

This award is available to U.S. student employees and family members of employees of the National Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA) and its affiliates.

Total: $1000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 30
2019

OADP Scholarship for Accounting

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are majoring in accounting.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Smithsonian.com Photo Contest

This photography contest is open to all photographers who are 18 years of age or older. Photographs are accepted in the following categories: The Natural World; Travel; People; The American Experience; Altered Images; Mobile Photos; Sustainable Travel.

Total: $2500 Awards:  8
Deadline:  November 30
2019

UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship

This award is for students majoring in aviation who are entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in college. The student must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher to be eligible.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky Essay Contest

The Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky Essay Contest is available for U.S. high school seniors and college students who submit an essay in response to this year's topic.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Young Scholars Prize in Romani Studies

This is an essay contest for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students. Students must submit an essay deemed appropriate for the journal Romani Studies.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Seth Okin Good Deeds Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students who are interested in and engaged in serving their communities. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2019

ServiceScape Scholarship

The ServiceScape Scholarship is available for students in the U.S. who are at least 18 years of age and enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university during the current calendar year.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

The Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship is available for law and pre-law students in the U.S. who submit an original essay of between 500 and 1,000 words in length.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2019

Youth Forward Scholarship Program

The Youth Forward Scholarship Program is provided annually for high school sophomores, juniors, seniors, and current college freshman who submit an essay on their volunteer and community service experiences. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  November 30
2019