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

    Nova Recovery Center Academic Scholarship - Please apply from October 1, 2019 to April 1, 2020

    the Nova Recovery Center is offering a bi-annual $1000 scholarship for students currently enrolled or accepted to enroll in a US college academic program focused on mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.  For more information and to apply, please visit scholarsscholarship@novarecoverycenter.comhip@novarecoverycenter.com

    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity International HS Essay Contest - Deadline October 18, 2019

    Awards of $5,000, $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000 open to all college-bound high school seniors who submit an essay application through a Chapter of the Fraternity.  For more information and an application,  please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC. 

     

    2019 Ponton Law Scholarship - July 30, 2020

    Ponton Law is offering a $1000 scholarship for students starting college in the fall of 2020.  To be eligible, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  For more information and to register, please visit, 

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    College Board Opportunity Scholarships - 2019-2020

    Up to $40,000 in scholarships.  For more information, please go to: cb.org/opportunity