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

     

    Immigrants Rising Undergraduate Scholarships - Deadline Various Dates

    For a list of undergraduate scholarships that do not require proof of US citizenship or legal permanent residency, please go to https://immigrantsrising.org/resource/list-of-undergraduate-scholarships/

     

    The Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award Sweepstakes - Deadline Various Dates

    This sweepstake is offering twelve grand prizes.  To enter, please visit scholarship.collegecovered.com

     

    North Georgia Community Foundation - Deadline Various Dates

    Explore the opportunities for scholarship funding from the North Georgia Community Foundation.  For a list of scholarships and to apply, please visit 

    https://www.ngcf.org/scholarships/view-scholarships/

     

     

     

    Central Gwinnett Cluster Foundation Scholarship - Deadline March 26, 2019

    CGCF will award two $500 scholarships to high school seniors from CGHS or Phoenix who have attended for at least two years and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  For an application, please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC.

     

    Charlotte Lemons Annual Student Scholarship - Deadline March 29, 2019

    In an effort to support higher education, Make a Difference Foundation, Inc. established the Charlotte Lemons Annual Student Scholarship award.  This scholarship is intended to give students in need financial assistance the opportunity to further their education at a 2- or 4-year college and/or technical institution.  Each year, $1000 and $5000 scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors in Georgia.  For more information and an application, please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC.

     

    Make A Difference Foundation CLASS Scholarship - Deadline March 29, 2019

    Through CLASS, MADF awards $1000 and $5000 educational scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Georgia.  This award is intended to give students in need of financial assistance the opportunity to continue their education at a two- or four-year college and/or technical institution.  For more information and application, please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC.

     

    Litner + Deganian College Scholarship - Deadline March 31, 2019

    Litner + Deganian is offering a $2500 scholarship to eligible high school seniors who submit an original video based on the theme "Stop Driving While Distracvted>"  For more information, please visit https://www.litnerlaw.com/scholarship

     

    Cirkled In Live Forever Scholarship - Deadline March 31, 2019

    Cirkled In is offering a $2500 scholarship for students in 8-12th grades.  No minimum GPA, no income requirements and no essay.  For more information and to apply, please go to https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/

     

    Silver Smiles Scholarship - Deadline April 11, 2019

    Silver Smiles will be offering a $1000 scholarship to a deserving high school senior.  The scholarship is based on academic achievement, community service and extra-curricular activities.  For more information and an application, please gowww.silversmiles.com

     

    2019 LDAC Foundation Presidents Scholarship - Deadline April 15, 2019

    LDAC will award one $1000 scholarship to an African-American male senior planning on attending a two- or four-year college or university.  The student must have a GPA of 3.0 and a combined SAT of 900 or above and an ACT composite of 22 or above.  For more information and 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

     

    Oscar Virgil Bryan, Jr. Memorial Scholarship - Deadline April 30, 2019

    Alpha Iota Delta of Chi Psi Fraternity is proud to announce the $1000 Bryan Scholarship to a qualified young man entering Georgia Tech in the fall.  For more information, please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC.

     

    Jayda Dionne Parker Scholarship Fund - Deadline April 30, 2019

    The JDP Scholarship will provide financial assistance for college expenses for a deserving student who exemplifies Jayda's attributes: hard work, benevolence and determination against all odds.  This is a $1000 scholarship of which $500 will be awarded for the fall semester of 2019, and the remaining $500 will be awarded in December 2019, for the spring semester of 2020.  For more information and an application, please see Ms. Lopes int he SSC or visit http://http://www.jdpscholar.org//

    Words of Comfort Ministries Scholarship Progam - Deadline May 10, 2019

    The WOC scholarship provides financial assistance to outstanding male or female African-American students who plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university.  In addition to excelling in the classroom, these students are leaders in the community who exemplify the values of volunteerism and service.  For more information and an application, please see Ms. Lopes in the SSC or visit www.wocministries.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/

     

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