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?
August 01, 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:
ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000
ScholarshipPoints will award a $10,000 scholarship to one lucky member this quarter. All you have to do to become eligible is become a ScholarshipPoints member and log in. It’s simple, fun, and completely free!
Learn more about the ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship.
Build U. Scholarship
Available to: Ages 18+
Award Amount: $2,500
The Build U. Scholarship is available to product design, interaction design, engineering, and computer science students. To be considered, you must submit a 1000 word essay on the following topic: “Which company or organization (other than Buildium) you think best exemplifies one of the above core values and how?”
Learn more about the Build U. Scholarship.
Bachus & Shanker, LLC Scholarship
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $2,000
The Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship is available to high school seniors accepted to a college or university and students enrolled at an accredited college or university. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and submit a minimum 800 word essay on the following topic: Give your opinion on the importance and efficacy of the 7th Amendment and how it affects your life.
Learn more about the Bachus & Shanker, LLC Scholarship .
Scholars Helping Collars
Available to: High School Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000
The Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship is open to current high school seniors. You must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words with two to three photos of your volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed your lives or shaped your perceptions on the importance of animal welfare in order to be considered for this award.
Learn more about the Scholars Helping Collars.
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.
Need Money to Pay for College?
Every semester, Fastweb helps thousands of students pay for school by matching them to scholarships, grants, and internships, for which they actually qualify. You'll find scholarships like the Sallie Mae's $1,000 Plan for College Sweepstakes, and easy to enter scholarships like Niche $2,000 No Essay Scholarship, and internships with companies like Apple, Google, Dreamworks, and even NASA!