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.

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

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

No Essay Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and international high school and college students enrolled in U.S. academic institutions. Applicants must apply online.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  November 30
2019

VIP Voice Rewards

This Scholarship Sweepstakes is for students who are 13 and older who register and take at least two online surveys.

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

Ascent Scholarship Sweepstakes

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are 18 years of age or older. Applicants must be enrolled at least part time in an accredited college or university.

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

Pacific Lutheran University International Grant

International high school seniors or older students who plan to enroll full time at Pacific Lutheran University in Washington are eligible for this award. There is no separate application for this award; each international student admitted to Pacific Lutheran University is considered for a grant.

Total: $25000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  December 1
2019

Pacific Lutheran University Nordic Grant

Nordic students (Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Danish) planning to live on campus and enroll at Pacific Lutheran University in Washington are eligible for this award. Students must be high school seniors and enroll full time.

Total: $23500 Awards:  15
Deadline:  December 1
2019

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Promise-Sundstrom Scholarship

Non-traditional and first generation incoming students to the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire who have earned no more than 30 college credit hours and graduated from a Wisconsin high school are eligible for this award. Students must demonstrate financial need; preference is given to students from Durand High School.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2019

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Fellowship

U.S. high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement and leadership and plan to attend UW-Eau Claire are eligible for this award. Students must graduate in the top 25% of their high school class and have an ACT/SAT score of 25/1150 or higher.

Total: $5400 Awards:  15
Deadline:  December 1
2019

University of Evansville International Baccalaureate Diploma Award for U.S. Students

U.S. students who have received an International Baccalaureate diploma are eligible for this award. Students must attend the University of Evansville in Indiana.

Total: $500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  December 1
2019

University of Evansville Academic Scholarship

U.S. graduating high school seniors who plan to attend the University of Evansville in Indiana are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher AND an SAT/ACT score of 1510/22 or higher.

Total: $23000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  December 1
2019

Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program (VTAG)

This award is for Virginia resident undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled at an eligible private college or university in Virginia. Students must be enrolled in an eligible program in any area other than those providing religious training or theological education.

Total: $3300 Awards:  45224
Deadline:  December 1
2019