Scholarship Information

  •  Most scholarships/opportunities will offer a website with the necessary information and applications that may be downloaded and printed. Please pay close attention to the deadline information included in this listing. Some of the scholarships listed must be returned to Ms. Lopes in the Student Support Center before the date of the actual application deadline. Scholarships are listed in order monthly by the application deadline.

    Disclaimer: We have in no way listed all scholarships available to students. We have, however, listed the scholarships which have been brought to our attention.

     

    THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS ARE ONGOING

    Bauce Magazine Scholarships for Women of Color

    For a list of scholarships, please go to http://baucemag.com/women-of-color-scholarships/

     

    North Georgia Military Scholarship

    If you are interested in attending North Georgia’s military program, please see your Counselor. The state of Georgia offers forty-two scholarships per year to Georgia high school seniors who attend the University of North Georgia and commission as officers in the Georgia Army National Guard after graduating with bachelor's degrees. The scholarship pays for your room, meals, tuition, books, uniforms, and fees. In addition, you receive National Guard weekend drill pay, GI Bill, pay for attending Army basic and advanced training, and Army ROTC contract pay (beginning of sophomore or junior year, if offered a contract to commission as a lieutenant). You may also be eligible for an enlistment bonus and monthly GI Bill kicker. The scholarship is worth $70,000 over four years. For more information, go to

    http://ung.edu/military-college-admissions/costs-financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants/georgia-military-scholarship.php

     

    The American Legion

    Get Money for college - the kind you don’t pay back! For more information, visit https://www.legion.org/scholarships

     

    High Five Scholarships

    gives students millions of scholarship opportunities and now is also helping them improve their SAT & ACT test scores. High Five is giving all students free SAT & ACT online practice tests, free SAT & ACT strategy guides and big discounts on test prep courses. Every practice test is graded by a real grader (free of charge) and students also receive a free score consultation with a test expert. Go to http://www.highfivescholarships.com/ for scholarships and test help.

     

    University of Georgia

    Please go to https://www.admissions.uga.edu/scholarships/for applications and deadlines.

     

    Clemson University

    offers academic scholarships for out-of-state residents. Clemson offers a variety of merit-based academic scholarships ranging in value up to full tuition and fees. These scholarships are awarded competitively, based primarily on the student’s high school record and standardized test scores. Generally, students who rank in the top 10% of their class and had an SAT score of 1250+ or ACT score of 28+ have been competitive for one or more of these awards. For more information, visit  http://www.clemson.edu/financial-aid/types/scholarships/index.html.

     

    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

    Awards from $500-$1000. For a list of scholarships and due dates and for applications, please visit http://www.oppf.org/scholarship/

     

    Wendy’s High School Heisman Award

    Offers $10 gift cards to students grades 9-11 who play a school sponsored sport and with a with a 3.0 GPA (seniors). For more information, please visit  https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/

     

    The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation “No Essay Scholarship”

    CKSF offers a wide variety of scholarship quizzes throughout the year for U.S. high school, college, and graduate students. We even have some scholarships that parents can win for their children. For more information, please visit http://cksf.org/.

     

    Wells Fargo College STEPS Sweepstakes

    When you sign up for the CollegeSTEPS Program, you'll automatically be entered in the CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes1 for a chance to win $1,000. Winners are chosen through random drawings held throughout the year. To enter, please go to https://blogs.wf.com/collegesteps/.

     

    Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship Contest

    offers $1,000 monthly scholarships to eligible high school students. Students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. For more information, please visit https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship.

     

    University Tutors Monthly Scholarship Contest

    offers $1,000 monthly scholarships to eligible high school students. Students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. For more information, please visit www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest.

     

    Zinch

    We hook students up with scholarships. Based on our comprehensive student profile, we can match students to over $1 billion in scholarships and merit aid awards out. Students tell us who they are...and we hook them up with scholarships that matter. To create a profile, please go to www.zinch.com.

     

    Campus Explorer

    Campus Explorer is a free service that helps all types of students find the schools which best match their higher education needs. Campus Explorer provides pricing transparency, scholarship information, college rankings as well as numerous other key details on over 8,500 US colleges, universities and trade schools. We help students personalize their searches and connect directly to schools online. Campus Explorer serves more than 30 million high school, college and adult students every year with college planning and college search. To join, please visit www.campusexplorer.com.

    GA College 411

    has scholarships available. Please go to www.ga411.org. for more information.

     

    Words of Comfort Ministries, Inc.

    The Words of Comfort Ministries, Inc. scholarship fund provides annual financial assistance to an outstanding male or female African-American student who plan to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice. These individuals must exemplify core values to serve others and excel in education. Please visit www.wocministries.com for more information.

    Affordable Colleges Online

    For a free student guide, please visit www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/georgia

    Finding Scholarships for College @ Primerica

    October 16th, 7:00 - 9:00pm at Primerica, 1 Primerica Parkway, Duluth, GA 30099

    Get help navigating the word os scholarships and find the right scholarship for you.  Also, help with HOPE and other government-sponsored scholarships.

    To register, please visit https://www.cfneg.org/event/finding-scholarship-dollars-for-college/

    Black Scholarships.org

    The largest online directory of scholarships and financial aid opportunities for African America and other minority students.  The programs listed on our website give away millions of dollars in college funding and are sponsored by foundations, government agencies and even corporations from all over the country!  For more information, please visit http://www.blackscholarships.org/?fbclid=IwAR0x7KlbLpmtFKYGAyC0FTz3qmkBXO3aDzmDddM10me-UIErNXZvCHyFM1s

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    THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS HAVE DUE DATES -- PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF THE DEADLINE

     

    LDAC Scholarship - Deadline January 29, 2019

    The Lawrenceville-Duluth Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the Lawrenceville-Duluth Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation, Inc. are offering a $1000 award for African american male high school seniors.  For more information and an application, please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC.

     

    Walton Electric Trust Scholarship - Deadline January 31, 2019

    Walton Electric is awarding a $4000 scholarship.  To be eligible, your home must be served by Walton EMC.  For more information and an application, please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC.

     

    Internship Opportunity - Bank of America Student Leaders - Deadline February 1, 2019

    Bank of America is offering a weeklong Student Leadership Summit in Washington, DC and paid internships with a local non-profit for eight weeks.  For more information, please visit bankofamerica.com/studentleaders

     

    Let Us Make Man and the Muhammad Rahim Jihad Memorial Scholarship Fund - Deadline February 20, 2019

    The LUMM is offering a $1000 award to honor the life of Muhammad Rahim Jihad.  the application process is open to African American males whoa re high school seniors and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.  For more information, please got to https://www.letusmakeman.net/

     

    Georgia United Credit Union Scholarships - Deadline February 28, 2019

    GUCU is offering four scholarships ranging from $5000 to $10,000.  For more information and to apply, please visit https://gucu.org/savings-checking/young-member-programs/high-school-scholarships

     

    Heroes in Action, Inc. Scholarship Fund - Deadline March 2, 2019

    The Heroes At Home Barber Shop Scholarship Fund awards $500 scholarships to college-bound high school seniors based barber/customer loyalty, demonstrated academic achievement and community service.  For more information and an application, please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC.

     

    CSU Goizueta Foundation Scholarship (Hispanic Students) - Deadline March 15, 2019

    Guizueta Foundation Scholarship for Hispanic students attending Columbus State University.  This scholarship will pay full tuition and fees for up to one year.  Please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC for an application.

     

    Rotary CLub of Lawrenceville 2019 Scholarship Program - Deadline March 15, 2019

    The Rotary Club of Lawrenceville is offering four $500 scholarships to high school senior attending a high school in Lawrenceville.  To be eligible, a student must have a record of community service and volunteerism.  Please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC for an application.

     

    Gwinnett County Retired Educators Association Student Scholarship - Deadline March 1, 2019

    The GCREA will award a one-time $1500 scholarship to two seniors from GCPS who will be pursuing a career in education.  For more information and an application, please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC>

     

    Peach State Federal Credit Union Scholarships - Deadline March 15, 2019

    PSFCU is offering three scholarships for $2000 each for high school seniors planning on majoring in education.  For an application, please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC.

     

    2019 Student-View Scholarship Program - Deadline April 22, 2019

    The 2019 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering one $4000, two $1000 and ten $500 scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  For more information and to apply, please go to www.student-view.com

    Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - Deadline June 14, 2019

    Abbot and Fenner business Associates are pleased to be awarding up to a $1000 scholarship.  For more information, please visit http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

     

    The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship - Deadline June 30, 2019

    Recovery Village is offering a one-time $1000 award to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction.  For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/