Scholarships for High School Students

Did you know that students from over 10,000 high schools use Going Merry? That means 1 in 3 schools in America are represented on our scholarship platform! 

Why are we so popular? Because we are the one-stop shop for high school students seeking scholarships for college. And while many scholarships are for seniors, we also have scholarships available for every high school grade level--so no matter your class year, sign up to check out what you’re eligible for. 

Scholarships for High School Seniors

Lucky you: high school seniors are often eligible for the most number of scholarships, since most of the award money is meant to go towards college tuition. And, of course, college is looming right around the corner!

The best part of these scholarships is that you can often reuse many of the essays and documents from your college applications. (Psst - check out some tips to writing a good personal statement or college essay.) 

To get started, sign up today.

Scholarships for High School Juniors

At this stage, you've probably started more seriously thinking about colleges. Maybe you've taken your PSATS, started creating a college target list, or even requested a letter of recommendation from your teachers. Before you get weighed down with more standardized tests and college applications, start earning cash to pay for college. As a high school junior, you're eligible for many college tuition scholarships. Check them out by creating a Going Merry account.

Scholarships for High School Freshmen

It's never too early to begin applying for scholarships and saving money for college. Even ninth graders are eligible for many scholarships on Going Merry. Check out a few of these scholarships for freshmen by signing up.

Tips from past scholarship winners

who all applied using Going Merry
Ijeoma Asonye
Andrea Galdamaz
Derek Zhou

"Definitely apply for as many scholarships as you can. Having scholarships will definitely alleviate stress in the future."

"Create a spreadsheet, print it out, write the scholarships you like [and] the deadlines. Try to complete them all."

"Even if you think you won't get the scholarship or won't get into the school, apply, because you lose nothing by applying."

Won $5000 through the

Best All Around Scholarship

Won $5000 through the

First in Family Scholarship

Won $1000 through the

Most Curious Scholarship

Browsing is so 2005.

Are you collecting scholarships in some sort of document or spreadsheet, trying to figure out which ones are relevant to you? Oh no. Didn't you know that we fixed that

Sign up for Going Merry, answer some profile questions and let us match you to scholarships specific to your particular profile. We’ll pre-filter for only scholarships you’re actually eligible for.

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