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Scholarships for High School Seniors 

 

If you are a high school senior or you are the parent or guardian of a high school senior that you are gearing up to pay for college. Scholarships for high school seniors are just the key to help keep those college costs down.

 
 

 

There are many uninvestigated avenues by most high school seniors. Most people think of scholarships as something that is tied to athletics or academic abilities. It is true that most big scholarship dollars are tied to athletics or academic abilities, but there are a lot of small scholarships that can be had that are not linked to athletics or academic ability.

 

 

 

Club Membership Scholarships

 

A great place to look for scholarships for high school seniors is through club affiliation. Often scholarships are offered to family members or club members. There are many social clubs that offer small scholarships to its members and their family members.

 

Club affiliation is a great way to get scholarships for high school seniors and literally you do not have to do a thing in most cases other than have a family member belong to a club.

 

 

Professional Organizations

 

If a high school senior shows promise in a certain field or has worked as a volunteer in a certain field than they may be able to get a scholarship from that professional organization. Many professional organizations set aside scholarship money to drum up talent in the field.

 

For example a high school senior that shows promise in the computer industry may be able to get a scholarship from a professional organization that counts software developers as members.

 

 

The Arts

 

There are many groups that are dedicated to furthering the study of the arts. If you are a high school senior and you have dreams of becoming an artist in one of the artistic fields and you have at least some talent than you are very likely to find scholarships for high school seniors through one of the many groups out there.

 

Some groups are dedicated to the performing arts and will help a struggling actor to get through college. Some groups are dedicated to the more traditional arts like fine art, dance and other mediums.

 

 

Municipal Scholarships

 

There are many municipalities that offer scholarships for high school seniors. Typically these scholarships are presented as contests of sorts where you will be required to write and essay.

 

The point is if you are a high school senior and you are looking for scholarships for high school seniors than you should look in areas that you are not generally accustomed to look. You may be pleasantly surprised to find that there is a lot more opportunities than you thought possible.