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25 December Scholarships for High School Seniors

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Winter scholarship opportunities for senior high school students

Are you a senior in high school looking for a way to pay for college? This post may help!

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Finding a way to pay for college can be exhausting and time-consuming. Between preparing to begin your college experience, finishing up with high school, and possibly working, finding the time to look for scholarships can feel nearly impossible.

That’s why:

I’ve compiled this list of December scholarships for high school seniors to make your workload a bit easier.

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December Scholarships for High School Seniors


Americanism Essay Contest

Deadline: December 1, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 – $5,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to all students, grades 7 through 12, including those who are homeschooled.

Submit: 350 words or less about “why I’m proud to be an American.”

Michael & Susan Dell Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2022 Award Amount: $20,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12 and plan to enroll full-time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in the fall directly following high school graduation. Must also have a 2.4 GPA or higher.

Submit: Online application.

Barbara Lotze Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2022 Award Amount: up to $2,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicant must be an undergraduate student enrolled in a college or a university; or a high school senior accepted for such enrollment. Must be pursuing, or planning to pursue, a course of study leading toward a career in physics teaching in the high schools.

Submit: Online application.

CT Chimney Repair Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2022 Award Amount: $500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Offered to students in the United States who are considering a career in construction, plumbing, carpentry, or other skilled trades.

Submit: 1000+ word essay focusing on your career goals.

Creative Masonry & Chimney LLC Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2022 Award Amount: $500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Offered to students in the United States who are considering a career in construction, plumbing, carpentry, or other skilled trades.

Submit: 1000+ word essay focusing on your career goals.

Innovation Scholarship Contest

Deadline: December 1, 2022 Award Amount: $500 – $1,500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college, university or technical school in Texas.

Submit: Creative entry in any format (video, poem, infographic, essay, piece of art, or song), 300 word teacher nomination, photo of yourself, and short online form.

National Space Club & Foundation Keynote Scholarship

Deadline: December 3, 2022 Award Amount: $10,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to seniors in high school through graduate students who are U.S. citizens. Must plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests.

Submit: Online application.

Curt Pozan Trades Scholarship

Deadline: December 8, 2022 Award Amount: $2,000+ GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to students currently pursuing a trade certificate in construction trades, remodeling, carpentry, painting, interior design, architecture, building materials science, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, green building, general contracting, sustainability, masonry, and welding, or those interested in pursuing one.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

Jameela Jamil x I Weigh Scholarship

Deadline: December 14, 2022 Award Amount: $5,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to students at any education level.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

Technology Moves the World Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2022 Award Amount: $500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Any high school senior who lives in Washington and is interested in pursuing a career in technology may apply for this scholarship.

Submit: 400 – 600 word essay.

Avacare Medical Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be a high school senior or enrolled in a U.S. college/university pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, health law, etc. 3.0 GPA or higher.

Submit: 350 words or less essay OR 1.5 minute video OR image with short description.

Medical Scrubs Collection Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and enrolled students at a U.S. college/university that are citizens of the United States or in possession of an Alien Registration Card with a min. GPA of 3.0. Must be pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, etc.

Submit: Your project (writing or image) and transcripts.

MyMozaic Monthly Scholarship Contest

Deadline: December 29, 2022 Award Amount: $2,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or are lawfully living in the United States and at least 13 years of age on the date of their entry.

Submit: Your email address. Selection is based on the quality of students’ MyMozaic profile.

Spotless Cleaning Chicago Scholarship

Deadline: December 30, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to hard-working students in high school, college, university, or trade school.

Submit: Upload a video to Youtube and send an email with general information about yourself.

Cappex Easy Money Scholarship

Deadline: December 30, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, age 13 or older at the time of entry, and and currently planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school) located in the United States within four years.

Submit: A quick online form (no essay or minimum GPA requirement).

“Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2022 Award Amount: $25,000+ GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Students at any education level, school, and field of study will be considered. No GPA requirement.

Submit: N/A

Free Speech Essay Contest

Deadline: December 31, 2022 Award Amount: $500 – $10,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas.

Submit: Online application form and 700 – 800 word essay.

“Because College is Expensive” Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2022 Award Amount: $500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to high school juniors & seniors, adults looking to head back to school, current college students and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school.

Submit: Short online application.

CollegeXpress Gives Back Scholarship

Deadline: Last day of the month Award Amount: $2,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be 13+ and a legal resident of the 50 U.S. or D.C.

Submit: Quick online form and one sentence response to the question.

C.I.P. (College Is Power) Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicants must be 17 years or older and plans to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or be currently enrolled in a program of higher education.

Submit: Short online form and 150 words or less statement.

HeadsetPlus.com College Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Must be at least 16 years old and a high school senior entering college, current college or graduate school student. 3.0 minimum GPA.

Submit: 5 minutes or less Youtube video, proof of acceptance/enrollment, and transcript.

Too Cool to Pay for School Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2022 Award Amount: $1,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Open to high school, college, and graduate school students of all years. Must be currently enrolled full time (in high school or at an accredited university) or planning on enrolling within 24 months.

Submit: Short online form.

Unigo $10K Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2022 Award Amount: $10,000 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 14 years old and reside in the U.S or the District of Columbia.

Submit: 250 words or less statement.

Top Ten List Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2022 Award Amount: $1,500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 14 years old and reside in the U.S or the District of Columbia.

Submit: 250 words or less statement.

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2022 Award Amount: $2,500 GO HERE TO APPLY

Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled full time in high school or at least part-time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school. Must also possess a GPA of at least 3.0.

Submit: Online application and 500 words or less personal statement.

 


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Conclusions on scholarships for senior high school students

So those are the scholarship opportunities ending in December that high school seniors are eligible to apply for right now.

I hope you found at least one that fit your needs and good luck with your scholarship journey!

 

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