Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors - Entering College Freshmen - Fastweb

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?

Elizabeth Hoyt

April 15, 2018

Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors - Entering College Freshmen

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:

The truth Butt Invasion Scholarship

Deadline: 4/30/18
Available to: Ages 15-24
Award Amount: $1,000

Enter to win our $1,000 scholarship and fight the butt invasion. (Cigarette butts…of course.) truth wants to be the generation that ends smoking for good & clean up the environment doing it.

Learn more about the The truth Butt Invasion Scholarship.

Paradigm Challenge

Deadline: 5/01/18
Available to: Maximum Age 18 years
Award Amount: 100 Awards from $500 to $100,000

The Paradigm Challenge is open to students up to the age of 18. You may work in a team or alone in creating an original and creative way to reduce waste in homes, schools, communities, and / or around the world. Entries may come in the form of posters, videos, inventions, messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help save lives. Additionally, you must submit a brief statement of your idea (140 characters or less) in order to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Paradigm Challenge .

Liasion’s Data Inspired Future Scholarship

Deadline: 5/31/18
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $5,000

The Liaison’s Data-Inspired Future Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students. You must submit a 30 to 60 second video that discusses, explains or demonstrates an important aspect of data in today’s or tomorrow’s society and also includes one interesting fact about yourself in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the Liasion’s Data Inspired Future Scholarship.

2018 Summer Portfolio Grant

Deadline: 6/03/18
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $3,000

Academy of Art University is thrilled to announce the 2018 Summer Portfolio Grant, which offers a multiple awards worth up to $3,000 each to assist you in pursuing your dreams in art and design! High students, college transfers, and working adults seeking a career in art and design should take advantage of this amazing grant opportunity today. For a complete list of eligibility requirements, please visit: https://www.academyart.edu/finances/scholarships/summer-portfolio-grant. Don’t miss out. Apply for this generous award today and begin the next step in your college journey.

Learn more about the 2018 Summer Portfolio Grant.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 6/15/18
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.

Learn Between the Lines Scholarship Slam

Deadline: 7/11/18
Available to: Ages 13-25
Award Amount: $1,000

April is National Poetry Month — the largest literary celebration in the whole world (!) — and a time when people from all walks of life unite to celebrate the impact poetry has had on them. Through reading and writing poetry we are able to learn new things about ourselves, each other, and the world around us. What is something that poetry has taught you? Did writing a poem about a problem actually help you solve it? Have you learned something about a friend by stepping into their shoes and writing a poem from their perspective? Maybe you read a poem that changed your life and set you on a new path? Tell us in a poem about what poetry has taught you for your chance to win.

Learn more about the Learn Between the Lines Scholarship Slam.

$1,000 Financial Freedom Scholarship

Deadline: 8/01/18
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The $1,000 Financial Freedom Scholarship is open to current full-time college students. You must submit an essay of between 1,000 and 2,000 words on what financial freedom means to you, why it is important and how you will achieve it in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the $1,000 Financial Freedom Scholarship.

Prom Pics Contest

Deadline: Varies
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

Deadline: Varies
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

Deadline: Varies
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 high value scholarships like VIP Voice's $5,000 Scholarship, and easy to enter scholarships like Niche $2,000 No Essay Scholarship, and internships with companies like Apple, Google, Dreamworks, and even NASA!

Join today to get matched to scholarships or internships for you!


Join the Discussion