Scholarships for High School Freshmen

High school freshman are starting to think about college. They may not know where they want to attend or what they want to study, but they know they are going to college. But, how will they pay for it? Here are scholarships open to high school freshmen.

Create Real Impact Contest
Sponsor: Impact Teen Drivers
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: June 27, 2017
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years of age. Student must submit an original work (video, music, creative writing, or artwork) showcasing their idea for a solution to the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving.

10 Words or Less Scholarship
Sponsor: StudentScholarships.org
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to anyone between the ages of 14-25 years of age who will be attending school in the Fall of 2017. Applicant must visit the StudentScholarships.org Facebook page and share their 10 words or less on why they deserve the scholarship.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship
Sponsor:
Daniel Stark Injury Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students from Texas. Applicant must share an experience that has changed her of her life, entrepreneurial goals, and their passions.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Digital Privacy Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and graduate school students. Home school students are also eligible. Applicant must complete short form and finish the following statement in 140-characters or less: “I’m taking responsibility for my digital profile by…”

Do-Over Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Harlequin Floors Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The World Dances
Amount: $250
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Contest is open to residents of the 50 United States and Canada. There is no restriction to enter the contest. Applicant must submit a dance video.

Huntington’s College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Huntington Learning Center
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school students and their parents or guardians who are legal residents of the United States.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists from around the world who have not been professionally published and paid for more then three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

Make a Card to Encourage Your Dad to Check His Blood Pressure
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Heart disease is one of the biggest health problems for men in the U.S. Make a card to encourage your dad or grandpa to get his blood pressure checked. Make a personal card that lists experiences you want to share with your dad or grandpa in the future and encourage him to go to the doctor to get his blood pressure checked. That will motivate him to learn about heart disease risks and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship. Unlimited entries!

Poetry Card Contest
Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts
Amount: Up to $300
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

Recycle Cans to Help Protect the Environment
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Americans throw away nearly $1 billion worth of aluminum cans every year. Collect five cans and recycle them in a proper bin. That’ll fight climate change and automatically enter you to win the scholarship. Unlimited entries.

Scholarship Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

Take Shorter Showers to Save Water!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Americans use more than a TRILLION gallons of water showering each year. That’s enough to supply all the water needs of New Jersey and the Empire State. Share a five minute playlist with a friend to remind them to keep their shower under five minutes. That’ll save up to 1,500 gallons of water this year and you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Writer’s Square Essay Contest
Sponsor: Hakka Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students in 1st grade through graduate school. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme of “Technology.”

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