Exciting High School Scholarships

Check out these scholarships with huge award amounts for high school students.

Elizabeth Hoyt

January 03, 2017

Exciting High School Scholarships

College is an exciting time and you have a whole lot to look forward to! One downside, however, is tuition payments. Wouldn’t a crazy-huge scholarship help cover the worry of paying for college? We think so. In fact, we know so.

At the very least, it would start college off with a bang!

The following awards fall under this category, rewarding high school students, like you, for a job well job, sending you off to college with a lot less worry about covering those oh-so-expensive tuition payments.

Apply for these large-and-in-charge scholarships for high school students (and many more) on Fastweb today!

Note: To help you better organize your scholarship search, please note that the following awards for high school students are listed according to deadline, with the earliest deadline appearing at the top of the page. Deadlines that vary will appear at the bottom of the list.

$1,000 You Deserve It Scholarship

Deadline: 1/29/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

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Get more information on the $1,000 You Deserve It Scholarship.

$1,000 Happy New Year Scholarship 2017

Deadline: 1/31/17
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

Start off the brand-new year and school semester right with this $1,000 scholarship. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Happy New Year Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on January 31, 2017. The more points you spend, the more chances you’ll have to win — thanks to your ScholarshipPoints.com membership. The winner will be announced on February 1, 2017.

Get more information on the $1,000 Happy New Year Scholarship 2017.

Welcome to 2017 Scholarship

Deadline: 1/31/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000

Get up to $5,000 in just 3-steps! Winners will be chosen based on a 200 word, short-answer response, so be creative!

Get more information on the Welcome to 2017 Scholarship.

$1,000 Conquer Your Resolution Scholarship 2017

Deadline: 1/31/17
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

Saving money is always one of the top resolutions for the new year. This $1,000 scholarship will help you accomplish your goal. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Conquer Your Resolution Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on January 31, 2017. The more points you spend, the more chances you’ll have to win — thanks to your ScholarshipPoints.com membership. The winner will be announced on February 1, 2017.

Get more information on the $1,000 Conquer Your Resolution Scholarship 2017.

TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Deadline: 2/23/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 15 Awards of $15,000

Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving and you could win $15,000, or one of 14 other prizes!

Get more information on the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge.

“Sleep Recharges You” Video Contest

Deadline: 3/01/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The “Sleep Recharges You” Video Contest is open to high school students. To enter, you must submit a 30 – second to two – minute video motivating teens to prioritize the importance of sleep in their lives.

Learn more about the “Sleep Recharges You” Video Contest.

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

Deadline: 4/30/17
Available to: High School Juniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $5,000

The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is available to high school juniors and seniors, and entering and current college freshmen. You must be a resident of, or be planning to attend school in Connecticut or the New York City metropolitan area. To be eligible, you must demonstrate how you have solved artistic, scientific, or technical problems in new or unusual ways; how you have come up with distinctive solutions to problems faced by your school, community, or family; or how you have developed an innovative way to save the environment or improve people’s health.

Get more information on the Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity.

$2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing

Deadline: 5/31/17
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Juniors
Award Amount: $2,500

Request Christian college information and enter our $2,500 annual Christian college scholarship drawing. The winner may use the scholarship to attend any Christian college in the U.S. or Canada.

Get more information on the $2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing.

Odenza Vacations College Scholarship

Deadline: 6/01/17
Available to: Ages 17-24
Award Amount: $500

The Odenza Vacations College Scholarship is available to students who are residents of either the U.S. or Canada. You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be between the ages of 17 and 24 and submit an essay to qualify for this award.

Learn more about the Odenza Vacations College Scholarship

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Ages: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors Amount: $18,000

The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States.

You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government.

A complete list of topics are available on the Legion’s Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship.

Get more information on the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest.

R.C. McQuilkin Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 100% of Tuition

The R.C. McQuilkin Leadership Scholarship is available to entering freshmen at Columbia International University.

You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and an SAT score (math and verbal) of 1000 or a minimum ACT score of 22 to be eligible for this award.

You must also participate in Scholarship Weekend at CIU.

Get more information on the R.C. McQuilkin Leadership Scholarship.

FIDM National Scholarship Competition

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 100% of Tuition

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Scholarship Competition is open to all U.S high school seniors and graduates who would like to attend FIDM.

To be considered, you must submit a project in one of the following categories: Fashion Executive of Tomorrow, Interior, Designer of Tomorrow, Graphic Designer of Tomorrow, Fashion Designer of Tomorrow, Visual Designer of Tomorrow, and Digital Media Artist of Tomorrow.

Projects are judged on creativity, thoughtfulness and promise.

Get more information on the FIDM National Scholarship Competition.

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Amount: $18,000
Ages: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors

The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States.

You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government.

A complete list of topics are available on the Legion’s Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship.

Get more information on the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest.

Outstanding Scholar Award – Cornerstone University

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $12,000

The Outstanding Scholar Award is available to entering freshmen and transfer students at Cornerstone University.

You must be a National Merit Finalist to be considered for this award. Get more information on the Outstanding Scholar Award – Cornerstone University.

Multicultural Advancement Award of Distinction Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Entering College Freshmen (Maximum Age 18 Years)
Award Amount: $10,500

The Multicultural Advancement Award of Distinction Scholarship is open to deserving entering freshmen at Central Michigan University.

You must be a minority student to be eligible for this renewable award.

Get more information on the Multicultural Advancement Award of Distinction Scholarship.

Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Amount: $10,000
Ages: Ages 15 and Older

The Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship is open to students who are at least 15 years of age who are studying at an accredited dance school, studio, university or other institution.

You must be a U.S. citizen and demonstrate talent, technical skill and dance expression to be considered for this award.

You must be nominated by your school in order to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship.

Ventures Scholars Program

Deadline: Varies
Amount: $10,000
Ages: High School Freshmen to College Freshmen

The Ventures Scholars Program is open to underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students.

You must be pursuing a math- or science-based career to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the Ventures Scholars Program.

Razor’s Edge Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $10,000

The Razor’s Edge Scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to enroll in Nova Southeastern University for the upcoming fall semester.

You must display experience of substantial leadership and have a minimum high school GPA of 2.0 to be eligible for this award.

For furthur information please email razorsedge@nova.edu.

Get more information on the Razor’s Edge Scholarship.

Chicagoland Regional College Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Students Ages 17 or Older
Award Amount: $10,000

The Chicagoland Regional College Program is open to students who are at least 17 years of age and attending, or planning to attend: Chicago State University, Governors State University, Moraine Valley Community College, Morton College, Olive Harvey College, Prairie State College, or Richard J. Daley College.

To be considered, you must be willing to work part-time as a package handler at the UPS Hodgkins, IL. facility.

The hours are Monday through Friday from 4:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. or 10:00 P.M. to 3:00 A.M.

In addition to a $6200 annual UPS salary, program participants will also receive a $2000 allowance for school fees, $300 for books, and $100 per month for transportation.

Veterans will also receive a $300 – $500 monthly bonus.

Get more information on the Chicagoland Regional College Program.

Jalen Rose Endowed Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Entering College Freshmen
Award Amount: $10,000

The Jalen Rose Endowed Scholarship is open to entering freshmen students at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Preference is given to students who are Michigan residents, and/or from an inner-city area, and/or from an underrepresented group.

You must demonstrate financial need and academic merit to be eligible for this renewable award.

Get more information on the Jalen Rose Endowed Scholarship.

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