Being a high school freshman, you may not know what you want to study or what college you want to attend just yet. Though one thing that is certain is the money you need to pay for your studies! Thus, scholarships come in handy at such places. However, it is always advisable to apply as early as possible and to as many scholarships as you can apply.

You have literally hundreds of new scholarships available that you may be qualified for. Thus start looking for them, do some research, and based on your interests and eligibility criteria of the scholarships, apply today.

When should you apply for Scholarships?

The correct time to apply for scholarships is right now, You can start accumulating scholarships to help you pay for school years before even beginning the college application process. The important point is the earlier you begin applying, the more time you have for being considered for a scholarship.

The more scholarships you apply to the better chances of winning.

Make sure you take care of the deadlines, as different scholarships have different deadlines. It is always better to apply as early as possible.

Eligibility Criteria for High School Freshman Scholarships

  • You must be a permanent resident of the US, US citizen.

  • The minimum GPA needed varies depending on the award but generally, it ranges anywhere from grade point average between 2.0 to 3.0 

  • The class rank requirement also varies depending on the scholarship and can range anywhere from the top 10 percent to the top 25 percent.

  • Demonstrate a financial need.

 

Application Deadline

May 18, 2020

Award Amount

$1,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarship@gngf.com

Contact Number

(404) 594-5045

About the Scholarship

Georgia Future Champions Scholarship is a program sponsored by The Champions Firm, PC, to help a local student of Georgia achieve his/ her dream. The scholarship amount is worth $1,500 and has no minimum GPA requirement.  What makes this scholarship important is that it is having no academic performance...

Application Deadline

June 01, 2020

Award Amount

$10,000

Awards Available

10

Website

Link

Email Address

prom@ducktapeclub.com

Contact Number

440-937-7096

About the Scholarship

High school students attending prom are awarded scholarship prizes through the Stuck At Prom Scholarship Contest to the best student who makes and wears prom attires made of Duct Brand duct tape. The scholarship is awarded to the winners of the contest on the basis of online voting. The contest winners in different positions are ch...

Application Deadline

June 30, 2020

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

2

Website

Link

Email Address

help@deletecyberbullying.org

About the Scholarship

The Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship is sponsored by the Delete Cyberbullying. The organization is a stop online harassment project that was started to educate students and parents about cyberbullying and work towards its eradication.  The Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship evaluates the candidates on the basis of their content, dedication, devotion, an...

Application Deadline

April 26, 2020

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

10

Website

Link

Email Address

bowlinfo@bowl.com

Contact Number

800-514-2695

About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the United States Bowling Congress, an organization established to serve bowlers of all ages. It is the national governing body of bowling as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee. Additionally, it provides standardized guidelines to make bowling fun and fair for everyone. To be eligible for this scholarship, selected ...

Application Deadline

December 01, 2020

Award Amount

$6,000

Awards Available

1

Website

Link

Email Address

bowlinfo@bowl.com

Contact Number

800-514-2695

About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the United States Bowling Congress, an organization established to serve bowlers of all ages. It is the national governing body of bowling as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee. Additionally, it provides standardized guidelines to make bowling fun and fair for everyone. This scholarship yearly picks out male high sc...

Application Deadline

August 15, 2020

Award Amount

$500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Contact Number

424-353-3791

About the Scholarship

The Hunting Bow is providing the scholarship to the fulfill student dream. The Hunting Bow is proud that this is the first scholarship they have started to help the students financially. And it encourages the students to achieve their dreams. The student can make use of this scholarship to achieve their goals. To gain this scholarship award a student must be currently enrolled in any leve...

Application Deadline

June 17, 2020

Award Amount

$1,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

info@bowseat.org

Contact Number

202-419-0412

About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the From the Bow Seat organization. An organization that provides an innovative space for teens to connect, create, and communicate for our ocean. The global Ocean Awareness Student Contest is a platform for young adults to learn about ocean issues through art-making and creative communication, and where teens can explore their relationship to a chan...

Application Deadline

February 01, 2020

Award Amount

$18,000

Awards Available

53

Website

Link

Email Address

oratorical@legion.org

Contact Number

3176301200

About the Scholarship

The National High School Oratorical Contest is organized by the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, which is committed to mentoring the youth and sponsoring wholesome programs in communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans. ...

Application Deadline

April 25, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000

Awards Available

240

Website

Link

Email Address

essays@aynrand.org

About the Scholarship

The "Ayn Rand - Anthem Essay Contest" scholarship award is given by the organization \'Ayn Rand Institute\' which assists and encourages the students who are going to make their career at Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. This organization wants’ the people as a graduate and undergraduate\'s who are interested in writing novels or essays. ...

Application Deadline

April 06, 2020

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

2

Website

Link

Email Address

essay_contest@usip.org

Contact Number

2024571700

About the Scholarship

The National High School Essay Contest is organized by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), partnering up with the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA). Each year, the Contest approaches high-school students about the topic of peace & conflict, encouraging diplomatic partnership building, that may promote peace-building and protect national security. ...