It's college decision season, and for many Americans, that means it's also how-are-we-going-to-pay-for-college discussion season. With tuition and fees for public in-state four-year institutions averaging about $9,410, the cost of higher education is a big deal.

Don't fret: There are dozens of scholarships you can still apply for before heading to school this fall. Here are 75 of your best options. Good luck!

25 scholarships with general requirements:

MyBioSource Scholarship -- $1,000 -- varies

Federal Circuit Bar Association’s Scholarship -- $5,000 or $10,000 -- April 15

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes -- $5,000 -- April 15

Get Loud Challenge -- $5,000 -- April 19

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship -- $1,000 -- April 30

Red Thread Fellowship & Mentorship Program -- $1,000 -- April 30

DoSomething.org’s Little Rock Nine Text Scholarship -- $2,000 -- April 30

EMPOWER Scholarship -- varies -- April 30

Herbert Lehman Scholarship -- $2,000 -- May 1

Michael Kiely Strong Roots Scholarship and Essay Contest -- $500 -- May 1

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials Scholarship Essay Contest -- $1,000 -- May 1

John W. Austin Memorial Scholarship Fund -- varies -- May 6

Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation Scholarship -- $2,000 to $5,000 -- May 10

The Nuts.com Healthy Eating Scholarship Program -- $500 to $1,500 -- May 15

Alphonso Deal Scholarship -- varies -- May 20

Scholarship Detective Scholarship -- $1,000 -- May 31

Odenza Vacations College Scholarship -- $500 -- June 1

Danny and Drew National Scholarship Essay Contest -- $1,500 -- June 1

Got A Spine Scholarship -- $500 -- June 2

Bruce Lee Foundation Scholarship -- $2,500 to $10,000 -- June 10

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants -- $1,000 -- June 10

Akash and Shai Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship -- $1,000 -- June 17

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award -- $1,000 -- June 30

Because College is Expensive Scholarship  -- $500 -- June 30

TMCF Lowe’s Gap Scholarship -- $500 to $3,100 -- June 30

 

25 scholarships that require creativity or are recurring:

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund -- $1,000 -- varies

Student-Athlete Scholarship -- $2,000 -- varies

HotelsCheap Scholarship Program -- $1,500 -- April 15

Negative Population Growth 2016 Written Advertisement Scholarship Contest -- $1,000 to $2,000 -- April 22

“No Essay” College Scholarship -- $2,000 -- April 30

A Voice for Animals Contest -- $300 to $650 -- April 30

CourseHero Monthly Scholarship -- $1,000 -- April 30

National Hazing Prevention Week Post Contest -- $100 to $500 -- April 30

Local Survey Sweepstakes -- $1,000 -- April 30

Create Real Impact Contest -- $500 to $1,500 -- May 1

Chegg Monthly Scholarship -- $1,000 -- May 1

Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest -- $1,000 -- May 15

Financially Fit in Your 40s: A Financial Poise™ Essay Contest -- $500 to $1,000 -- May 30

Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts Scholarship -- varies -- May 31

Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship -- $1,000 -- May 31

Chely Wright LIKE ME® Scholarship -- $1,250 -- May 31

NAREI Scholarship Essay Contest -- $1,500 -- June 1

Millennial Scholarship Program -- $1,000 -- June 1

Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky Scholarship -- $1,000 -- June 1

Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship -- $500 to $1,000 -- June 1

High School Junior Scholarship -- $500 -- June 1

TypologyCentral Scholarship -- $2,000 -- June 3

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship -- $500 -- June 15

Digital Privacy Scholarship -- $1,000 -- June 30

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest -- $500 -- June 30

 

25 scholarships for niche and minority students:

Asparagus Club Scholarship -- $2,000 -- varies

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships -- $5,000 -- April 15

Fleet Reserve Association Education Foundation Scholarships -- up to $5,000 -- April 15

Appraisal Institute Education Trust Scholarships -- $1,000 -- April 15

CARiD Scholarship -- $1,000 -- April 30

Beaver County Foundation Scholarship -- $2,000 -- May 1

Manning & Zimmerman 7th Amendment Scholarship -- $1,000 -- May 1

John Lepping Memorial Scholarship -- up to $5,000 -- May 1

Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association -- varies -- May 1

3 Point Scholarship Program -- $2,000 -- May 1

Jewish War Veterans of the USA Scholarship -- $1,000 to $1,500 -- May 1

Jere W. Thompson, Jr. Scholarship -- $2,000 -- May 1

Phi Chi Theta Scholarship Program -- varies -- May 1

National Council of Jewish Women Scholarships -- varies -- May 1

American Society for Microbiology Raymond W. Sarber Awards -- varies -- May 1

American Association of University Women Elgin Area Branch -- $1,000 -- May 1

Sara Scholarship -- $2,000 -- May 2

Japanese American Service Committee Scholarships -- varies -- May 2

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship -- $2,500 to $5,000 -- May 2

UNCF/Sylvia M. Young Smith Scholarship -- $25,000 -- May 6

Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship -- $5,000 -- May 13

TMCF Annenberg Foundation Scholarship Program -- $15,000 -- May 27

#LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship -- $1,000 -- May 31

Nevins Teaching and Clinical Research Fellowship -- $20,000 -- June 1

Actuary of Tomorrow – Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship -- $9,000 -- June 1