Scholarships for College Seniors

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Soon, it will be time to call yourself an alumnus or alumna of your university instead of a student. You’ve worked hard to earn that bachelor’s degree, and you’re now prepared to enter the work force and put all those courses to good use. Before you join the real world, though, be sure to check out scholarships for college seniors. For many awards, it may be your last chance to earn some free money for school. Don’t miss your chance to lower your student debt with this directory of scholarships for college seniors. For even more scholarships, be sure to fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

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: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 28
2018

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship

The AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. Students must submit a short response about texting and driving and be selected as a semi-finalist to compete for the available scholarships.

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

Return2College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are starting a program of higher education (college or graduate school) within the next 12 months or are currently full- or part-time students. Applicants must be 17 years of age or older.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 30
2018

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:  September 30
2018

Because College is Expensive Scholarship

This scholarship contest is available for undergraduate students in the United States. Applicants may generate additional entries by liking the contest on Facebook and/or submitting a review of a GMAT practice and study program.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Morton Marr Poetry Prize

This scholarship is available for U.S. and international students who submit an original, previously unpublished work of poetry and the associated entry fee. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, and must have not previously published a complete book of poetry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Goldberg & Osborne National "Don't Text & Drive" Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are currently attending a college or trade school or who plan to attend for fall 2018. Students must pledge to not text and drive.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

NYLA Dewey Scholarship Award

This scholarship is available for U.S. students pursuing a master's degree in library science at one of the ALA-accredited schools located in New York state. Students must have a grade point average of 'B' (3.0) or higher. Both the student and the library school must be members of the New York Library Association.

Total: $1000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Writers' Square Scholarship Program

This essay contest is open to U.S. and international students who are in first grade through graduate school. Contest winners may be asked to attend the awards banquet in California at their own cost to receive their prize.

Total: $1000 Awards:  45
Deadline:  September 30
2018

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

The AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students from an under-represented population group who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

NextStepU STEM Scholarship

The NextStepU STEM Scholarship is available for students between the ages of 16 and 22 who are majoring in or planning to major in a field related to science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $1500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 30
2018