Scholarship Information

 
 
 
Scholarship Search Sites
 
Cappex                            https://www.cappex.com/
Chegg                            https://www.chegg.com/scholarships
CollegeNET                   https://www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app
CollegeXpress              https://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/search
LendEDU                        https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarships
Niche                               https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarships/
Peterson's                      https://www.petersons.com/
Sallie Mae                       https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/
Scholarship Monkey   http://www.scholarshipmonkey.com/
Scholarships.com        https://www.scholarships.com/
Unigo                               https://www.unigo.com/
 
 
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Scholarships

*Unless otherwise noted, only seniors are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

New scholarships identified in red.

 

 

Monthly Scholarships

 

What: Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award Sweepstakes

Who: 16+ years old; One entry per month

When: Last day of every month February 29, 2020 – January 31, 2021

Where: https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/  

How Much: $5,000

 

What: Courage to Grow Scholarship

Who: Grades 11 – 12; 2.5 GPA; 250 words or less response

When: Last day of the month / EVERY MONTH

Where: http://couragetogrowscholarship.com/

How Much: $500

 

What: $2,000 "No Essay" College Scholarship

Who: Grade 12; Create an account with Niche

When: One winner chosen each month (Only register one time)

Where: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/

How Much: $2,000

 

What: THE $1,000 SUPERCOLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Who: Grade 12; Complete the short application

When: One winner chosen each month

Where: http://www.supercollege.com/scholarship/

How Much: $1,000

 

What: Driver's Education Grant Scholarship Program (through CSRA Transportation, LLC - Mr. Walter Lawton, Sr. - 706-860-6800)

Who: Students age 15 - 17

When: Ongoing

Where: Flyer in Guidance Office

How Much: Full cost of driver's education classes.

 

 

Current Scholarships

 

What: Levine Scholarship Program

Who: Applicants for freshman enrollment at UNC Charlotte; Extraordinary high school seniors based on scholarship, ethical leadership, and civic engagement.

When: October 19, 2020

Where: Counselor recommendation required! https://levinescholars.uncc.edu/

How Much: $155,000

 

What: Heisman High School Scholarship

Who: Student athlete; 3.0+ GPA; Community service

When: October 20, 2020

Where: https://heismanscholarship.com/

How Much: 88 State Winners @ $500; 10 National Finalists @ $1,000; 2 National Winners @ $5,000

 

What: Golden Door Scholarship for DACA Recipients
Who: Applicants must have DACA or be undocumented; Strong academic record; Pursue 4-year degree
When: October 25, 2020
Where: https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/apply-now
How Much: Funding for a four-year degree at Golden Door partner schools
 
What: Horatio Alger Scholarship (State & National Levels)
Who: Students w/ 2.0 GPA; Co-curricular and community service; Financial need
When: October 25, 2020
Where: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/
How Much: ranges from $10,000 to $50,000+ depending upon level
 
What: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship
Who: Unweighted GPA of 3.5; SAT 1200 or ACT 26; Demonstrate unmet financial need; Pursue 4-year degree
When: October 30, 2020
Where: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/
How Much: up to $40,000 per year
 
What: Coca-Cola Scholars
Who: Students with 3.0 GPA; Pursue 4-year degree
When: October 31, 2020 at 5:00pm EST
Where: https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
How Much: 150 @ $20,000
 

What: Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Who: 13+ years old; Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

When: October 31, 2020

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

How Much: $2,000

 

What: Foundation Fellowship and the Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship
Who: UGA early action applicants; 3.9 unweighted GPA; SAT 1460+/ACT 33+
When: November 1, 2020
Where: https://www.admissions.uga.edu/Prospective-Students/Tuition-Fees/Scholarships/Foundation-Fellowship-Part-I
How Much: $11,712 / $5,865 plus travel-study grant
 
What: Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Who: Community service, leadership
When: November 10, 2020
Where: https://spirit.prudential.com/
How Much: $5,000 and Recognition
 
What: Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Who: High school seniors; Leadership; Academic achievements; Community involvement; Financial need
When: November 15, 2020 @ 11:59pm PT
Where: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
How Much: 500 4-year awards ranging from $1,000 to $12,500 per year
 

What: The Hagan Scholarship

Who: Need-based merit scholarship designed to help high-achieving students from small towns and rural areas

When: November 15, 2020 @ 5pm CST

Where: https://haganscholarships.org/

How Much: 500 scholarships up to $48,000 each in four years

 

What: UGA Rural Scholarship

Who: Apply to UGA; Select a CAES major; Come from a rural or mostly rural county

When: November 15, 2020

Where: https://www.caes.uga.edu/students/scholarships/rural-scholars.html

Scholarship Award: $7,000; renewable for 4 years

 

What: AED Superstore College Scholarship

Who: Students interested in raising awareness for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and automated external defibrillators (AED); Video or essay

When: November 30, 2020

Where: https://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html

How Much: $1,000

 

What: 10 Words or Less Scholarship
Who: Students 14 - 25 years old
When: November 30, 2020
Where: https://www.studentscholarships.org/easy.php
How Much: $500
 
What: College Review Scholarship
Who: 13+ years old; Currently enrolled or have previously been enrolled in an accredited post-secondary                          institution of higher learning. (Dual enrollment students)
When: November 30, 2020 @ 11:59 PT
Where: https://www.unigo.com/review-a-college
How Much: $1,000
 

What: Georgia State University Presidential Scholarship

Who: Accepted at Georgia State; Essays; Letter of Recommendation

When: December 8, 2020

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

How Much: $28,000+ (renewable)

 

What: Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship

Who: Has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it

            their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual; Essay MAX 5 paragraphs and 600 words

When: December 15, 2020

Where: https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm

How Much: $1,000

 

What: BURGER KING℠ Scholars program

Who: 2.5 GPA; Participation in school and community activities

When: December 15, 2020 (or first 50,000 applications, whichever comes first)

Where: https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/

How Much: 800+ valued from$1,000 – $50,000

 

What: OppUAchievers Scholarship

Who: 3.0 GPA; Submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

When: December 31, 2020

Wherehttps://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

How Much: $2,500

 

What: Zippia $1,000 Scholarship

Who: 18+ years old; Essay (max 500 words)

When: December 31, 2020

Where: https://www.zippia.com/research/scholarship/://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship

How Much: $1,000

 

What: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Who: 13+ years old; Submit original work in any of the Awards’ 28 art and writing categories.

When: Varies - December through January

Where: https://www.artandwriting.org/

How Much: Varies -  $500 to $10,000

 

What: Ron Brown Scholar Program
Who:
Black/African American; Academic achievement, Leadership ability, Community service; Financial need
When: January 9, 2021
Where: https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/program-description  (Application shared in Remind)
How Much: $10,000/year; Renewable 4 years
 
What: Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Who: Grades 9 – 12; Write 700 – 1000 word essay on specified topic
When: January 15, 2021
Where: https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest  
How Much: 1st place - $10,000; 2nd place - $3,000; 5 finalists - $1,000 each; 8 semi-finalists - $100 each

 

What: College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Who: Complete variety of activities: Build College List, Practice for SAT, Improve your SAT Score, Strengthen College List, Complete the FAFSA, and Apply to Colleges

When: Varies - Monthly drawings per scholarship through February 2021

Where: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM351808-&rid=47735144

How Much: Varies -  $500, $1,000, $2,000, and $40,000

 

What: OppUAchievers Scholarship

Who: 3.0 GPA; Submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

When: March 31, 2021

Wherehttps://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

How Much: $2,500

 

What: AED Superstore College Scholarship

Who: Students interested in raising awareness for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and automated external defibrillators (AED); Video or essay

When: May 31, 2021

Where: https://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html

How Much: $1,000

 

What: Kids' Chance Scholarships

Who: 16 - 25 years old; dependent of a parent who was seriously, catastrophically, or fatally injured in a work related accident; Full-time student

When: June 30 for Fall semester; October 30th for Spring semester

Where: https://kidschancega.org/scholarships

How Much: Contingent upon funds made available to Kids’ Chance of Georgia

 

What: OppUAchievers Scholarship

Who: 3.0 GPA; Submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"

When: June 30, 2021

Wherehttps://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

How Much: $2,500