High School Scholarships for Freshman Students
These scholarships are for students in high school and they are eligible for the scholarships in their freshman year. these scholarships may also be available throughout their second, third and fourth year.
1) The Fountainhead Essay Contest
For high school students who participate in an essay contest on the novel Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. 236 scholarships are available, each worth $10,000.
2) NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund:
For all high school students participating in a writing contest. 1 award of $4,000 is available.
3) American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest:
For high school students enrolled in public, parochial, military, private, or state accredited home schools. Several scholarships of up to $18,000 are available.
4) McKelvey Entrepreneurial E-Scholarship:
For young entrepreneurs across the USA. 100 scholarships of $10,000 are available.
5) NetAid Global Action Scholarships:
For high school students in the United States who are willing to build a brighter future for the poorest people in the world. 4 awards of $5,000 each are available.
6) Toyota Community Scholars Award:
For high school students who are nominated by their high school. The high schools should have a good record of academic success. Several scholarships are available at $20,000 each.
7) AXA Achievement Community Scholarships:
For high school students with high ambition and drive, determination to reach goals, respect for self, family and community and possession of ability to succeed in college. 350 scholarships of $2,000 each are given.
8) National Vocabulary Competition:
For high school students between ages of 13 to 19. Applicants should take the National Qualifying Exam. 50 finalists win a trip to the championship finals. The scholarship amount is $40,000.
9) Annual Poster Contest for High School Students:
For all high school students grades 9 through 12. Several awards of $100-$1000 are available.
10) Outstanding Students of America Scholarships:
For high school students who have a minimum GPA of 3.00 who demonstrate excellent commitment to community services. Several scholarships of $1000 are available.
11) Courageous Persuaders Scholarships:
For high school students who create a 30-second TV commercial targeted at middle school students warning them of dangers of underage alcohol. 7 awards of $500 to $3000 are available.
12) Siemens Westinghouse Competition:
For all high school students competing in the team contest and for only seniors competing in the individual contest. Several scholarships of $1000 to $100000 are available.
13) Young Naturalist Scholarship:
For students in grade 7 through grade 12 willing to conduct original research in several areas such as biology, astronomy, and earth science. 12 scholarships of $2200 each are available.
14) National High School Poetry Contest:
For all high school students who submit an original, unpublished poem of less than 20 lines. Several awards of up to $1500 available.
15) Holocaust Remembrance Project Essay Contest:
For high school students in the United States and Mexico who are 19 years old or younger. Students must submit an essay. 30 awards of $100 to $5000 are available.
16) Eco-Hero Award:
For high school students who show environmental awareness. Students must work on a project that show environmental concerns.
17) Angel Soft Angels in Action Scholarship:
For students between the ages of 8 and 18 who perform service and dedication to their community or a cause. 11 awards of $2500 to $20000 are available.
18) The American and Pacific Islander Scholarship Fund (APIASF Scholarship):
For students of Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity who are getting enrolled full time in a four- or two-year college or university. Several awards of $2000 are available.
19) National Peace Essay Contest:
For high school students in grades nine through twelve who are attending a public, private or parochial school. Several awards of $1000 to $10000 are available.