Scholarships for High School Students

10 Fall Scholarships for High School Students

It’s a myth that only high school seniors can apply for college scholarships. In fact, waiting until the last year of high school may actually lower your chances of winning scholarships. Think about it. You’ll be stressed out enough keeping up your grades, taking or retaking college entrance exams, and let’s not forget all those college applications and essays you’ll need to write. Finding time to squeeze in scholarship applications can take a toll on you and if you procrastinate, you could find yourself having to discard a college acceptance letter (or more) simply because you could not secure enough scholarships to help cover the costs of attendance. Wouldn’t it be nice to start senior year knowing you had a fat, scholarship nest egg available to you? It sure would, so I’ve compiled a list of 10 scholarships that are open to all high school students. Here’s the best part; you don’t have to apply to them all at once because there’s at least one award for every month this fall.

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Scholarships for High School Seniors

Scholarships for SeniorsAre you one of those students who waited until your last semester of high school to start looking for college scholarships? Don’t worry, you are not alone. Every year, I encounter students (and parents) who mistakenly believe that scholarships are only available to graduating high school seniors or older students; most are unaware that they could have been applying for and winning scholarships since they were high school freshman. The good news is that there are plenty of opportunities still available, and many programs are specifically for high school seniors, just like you! If you are trying to figure out how you are going to pay for your college tuition this fall, here are some scholarships that may be able to help you reduce the amount of your final bill. Continue Reading…


I’ll Take a Double Cheeseburger, Fries and a Scholarship, Please!

Fast Food Scholarships Have you ever been out on a Friday night and driven down Danger Road? That’s the street in your town littered with every fast food restaurant imaginable. You know the one; golden arches beckon to you and a certain bell begs you to make a run for the border. The smell of lightly salted French fries wafts in the air and the tingle of carbonated bubbles tickles your nose. Deep down you know it’s bad for you, but it just tastes so good! I usually try to justify my late-night cravings by agreeing to an extra hour or so in the gym, but recently, I have come up with a much more satisfying argument: My cheeseburger is helping other students pay for college. Call me crazy, but if you want to eat your next fast food meal guilt-free, consider visiting some of the following companies the next time you get hungry. Continue Reading…


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