• Gwinnett County Foundation Scholarships

    Gwinnett County Foundation Scholarships:

    GCPS Foundation Scholarships

  • GA State University Presidential Scholarship

    Requirements: 

    -Apply to Georgia State University by the priority deadline of December 8, 2020.

    -Be an incoming first-year student, planning to attend Georgia State for the first time in Fall 2021. (Current Georgia State students are ineligible.)

    -Answer a variety of essay questions regarding your accomplishments, goals and career pursuits.

    -Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, high school counselor, coach, mentor, etc. who can discuss how your qualifications align with the Presidential Scholarship and the mission of the Honors College, and submit by Dec 15, 2020.

    -Upload a professional photo of yourself.

    Website: https://honors.gsu.edu/the-presidential-scholarship/

    Deadline: Dec 8, 2020

  • Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest

    Requirements: Applicants must be a high school senior who has been accepted into a college, university, or trade school or a currently enrolled college student. Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which portrays the correct way of interacting with a police officer during a traffic stop or any other encounter.

    $500 Scholarship

    Website: https://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/andrew-flusche-scholarship-contest/2024053/

    Deadline: Nov 30, 2020

  • AT&T Scholarship

    Requirements: 

    - We are offering this  scholarship: As an authorized AT&T retailer, All Home Connections cares about keeping people connected and investing in a smarter future.  

    -Write a 200- to 300-word essay or film a 2-minute video highlighting your thoughts on how to improve the future of technology and sustainability in your state.

    - $500 Scholarship to use toward education expenses

    Website: https://www.attsavings.com/availability/ga#scholarship

    Deadline: November 1, 2019 @ 11:59:59pm

  • Elks National Foundation Scholarship Program - Most Valuable Students

    Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

    Eligibility:

    • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.

    • Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks.

    • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.

    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

    Awards:

    • The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.

    • Male and female students compete separately.

    Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university.

    • All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

    • The Chicago office of the Elks National Foundation will announce the 500 national winners in late April, 2021. (Many local Lodges, districts and state Elks associations award their own scholarships through this program. These scholarships are not to be confused with the 500 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships.)

    Website: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

    Deadline: Nov 15, 2020

  • Emory Scholars

    Description:

    Emory University Scholars are “intellectually carbonated” individuals, leaders among their peers, and spark plugs in their communities. They are forward-thinkers who stretch the boundaries of intellectual inquiry, artists with distinctive talents and creativity, and difference-makers who act as catalysts for positive change. To be considered for this program, students are asked to nominate themselves directly through Emory’s supplemental member’s page on the Common Application.

    Website: https://apply.emory.edu/financial-aid/types-of-aid/scholar-program.html

    Deadline: Nov 15, 2020

  • Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

    Requirements: 

    Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.| Must be a legal U.S. resident.| Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.| This award is for U.S. students.

    Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive." (250 words or less)

     

    Award $2000

    Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship

    Deadline: Oct 31, 2020

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars - Voice of Democracy

    The 2020-21 theme is: Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?

    Click the following links for the application and more information: 

  • Coca-Cola Scholars

    Requirements:

    - Current high school (or home-schooled) students attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2019-2020 academic school year

    - U.S. Citizens (not a Temporary Resident), U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility

    - On track to graduate this academic year (2019-2020)

    - Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

    Deadline: 

    Oct. 31, 2020

    For more information please visit: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf

  • Heisman High School Scholarship

    For senior scholar athletes-athletes with high character.

    Requirements: 

    • GPA 3.0 or higher

    • Be a leader in school & community and serve as a role model for underclassmen

    • Participate or have participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of the 48 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association and sponsored by your schoo

     

    Scholarships range from $500 up to $5000

    Please visit the website for more information in regards to the application process: 

    https://heismanscholarship.com/application/

    Deadline: 

    October 29, 2019 at 6 p.m. 

  • Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

    Description: As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.

    Requirements:

    • US High School Senior who plan on earning a BA

    • US Citizen

    • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA

    • Be involved in co-curricular & community service activities

    • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)

    • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

    Website: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/66358-Horatio-Alger-Association

    Deadline: Oct 26, 2020 @ Midnight

  • Beta Lambda Lambda Scholarship

    Beta Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

    Omega Psi Phi Scholarship

  • National YoungArts Foundation

    Requirements: 

    - These awards are open to 15 – 18 year old artists in the performing, literary and visual arts.

    - Awards range from $250 - $10,000.

    - Be a citizen of the United States or permanent resident/green card recipient (copy of documentation is required in the application)

    - Applicatn must be in the 10–12 grade or 15–18 years of age on December 1, 2019

    - Applicant cannot apply if he/she has already been named a YoungArts Finalist and previously attended YoungArts Week.

    Website: http://www.youngarts.org/apply

    Deadline: Oct. 16, 2020

  • AES Engineers Scholarship

    Requirements:

    Our belief is that achieving a high GPA should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason, we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. 

     

    Submit an essay of 500 and 100 words, in response to the following question:  When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

     

    Submit Essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com will be awarded in the amount of $500.

    For more information please visit our website:  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

  • Alicia Patterson Fellowship

    Requirements:

    The Alicia Patterson fellowships are open only to U.S. citizens who are fulltime print journalists, or to non-U.S. citizens who work fulltime for U.S. print publications, either in America or abroad. Freelancers are welcome to apply. All applicants, including those being considered for the new Cissy Patterson fellowship for environmental or science topics, should complete the Alicia Patterson Foundation application. The aim of the trustees who established the foundation was to improve the quality of U.S. print journalism.

     

    Have two (2) persons who are familiar with your work and your proposal submit a letter of recommendation directly to the Foundation by October 1. There is no set template for the letters; please ask recommenders to write about your talents, ability to overcome obstacles, etc. Please list the names and addresses of your references on the application form.

    https://aliciapatterson.org/application-instructions