Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors - Entering College Freshmen
What could be better than heading off to college minus the worries of paying for school?
March 30, 2017
You’re about to head off to college. What could be better than heading off to college minus the worries of paying for school? Here’s a list of scholarships specifically for those graduating from high school, about to enter college.
Go ahead; apply for a chance to enter college with a little tuition help from these scholarship providers:
$2,500 Christian College Scholarship Drawing
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.
$500 Class of 2017 Scholarship
Available to: High School Seniors
Award Amount: $500
You’re half way done with high school. You’re almost the big man/woman on campus. So, now what? Hopefully, you’re ready to begin or further your college and scholarship search! That’s where we come in. Not only do we offer the largest source of college reviews, but we award more than $50,000 every year in scholarship money. Lucky for you, we set up a $500 scholarship for high school juniors in the class of 2017. The scholarship can be used to fund your college search process (think “campus visit scholarship” or “test prep scholarship”) or can be applied to any education related expenses. To apply for the $500 High School Junior Scholarship, simply login or register for a free account.
Get more information on the $500 Class of 2017 Scholarship.
Odenza Vacations College Scholarship
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.
Future Leaders Scholarship
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $3,000
The Future Leaders Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students. You must be planning to enroll full-time in the fall and submit an essay of no more than 1000 words based on the questions posed on the sponsor’s website in order to qualify for this award.
Learn more about the Future Leaders Scholarship.
Prom Pics Contest
Available to: High School Juniors through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $250
The Prom Pics Contest is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a high resolution photo from your prom event. Prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories: promposal, pre-prom, prom dance, and post-prom.
Get more information on the Prom Pics Contest.
CKSF Scholarship Competition
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,500
The CKSF Scholarships are available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in the U.S. You must register to participate in scholarship quizzes that test your knowledge of topics ranging from general “common knowledge” to specific academic subjects, books, websites, and even movies. You will be scored based on a combination of time and accuracy. Students with the highest scores at the end of each competition win.
Learn more about the CKSF Scholarship Competition.
JumpStart Summer Program
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: Varies
The JumpStart Summer Program is available to high school graduates who are entering a four-year college or university.
To be eligible, you must be pursuing a career in healthcare, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be at least 18 years of age. Students will be paid at the rate of nine dollars per hour during this eight – week program.
Get more information on the JumpStart Summer Program.
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