Scholarship Information

 
 
 
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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: Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Who: 3.0 GPA; High school, intramural, or community based sports; 4-yr college acceptance

When: January 8, 2021 @ 11:59pm EST

Where: https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/

How Much: 20 @ $20,000 each

 

What: Ron Brown Scholar Program (Updated)
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: 45-50 @ $10,000/year; Renewable 4 years
 

What: Automotive Women’s Association Scholarships

Who: Accepted to or enrolled in an accredited collegiate program; 3.0+ GPA

When: January 9, 2021

Where: https://awafoundation.org/Scholarships   

How much: 15 @ $2,500

 

What: Bezos Scholars Program

Who: Juniors (with a teacher to form a team); Good academic standing; Enrolled in, or have taken, one or more Honors, AP, IB, or college-level classes; Demonstrated leadership in their school and/or community.

When: January 11, 2021

Where: https://bezosscholars.org/

How Much: All-expenses-paid scholarship to the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, CO (June 25 – July 1, 2021), plus $1,000 in seed funding to launch sustainable community change project.

 

What: APIA Scholarship Program

Who: Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity; Citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of U.S.; GPA 2.7+; Complete FASFA; Community service; Leadership

When: January 14, 2021

Where: https://apiascholars.org/scholarship/apia-scholarship/  

How Much: Multiple scholarships ranging from $2,500 (one time) to $20,000 (renewable)

 

What: DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship

Who: Accepted to college; Pursue a career in the dairy industry or a related field; Essays

When: January 15, 2021

Where: https://www.dfamilk.com/careers/students-and-graduates  

How Much: 20 @ $1,000

 

What: Material Handling Education Foundation Scholarship

Who: Pursue a material handling, logistics or supply chain career; 3.0+ GPA

When: January 15, 2021

Where: https://www.mhi.org/mhefi/scholarship

How Much: from $1,500 to $6,000

 

What: Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Who: Student planning a career in government service; Essay

When: January 15, 2021

Where: https://www.gwcf.org/scholarship

How Much: 36+ ranging from $500 - $5,000

 

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: Live Mas Scholarship (Taco Bell)

Who: 16 - 26 years old; Submit original video that tells of your real, driving passion.

When: January 20, 2021 @ 5:00pm PST

Where: https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/

How Much: 100 @ up to $25,000

 

What: National Beta Scholarship Program

Who: Beta Club members

When: January 21, 2021 @ 11:59pm EST

Where: http://www.betaclub.org/scholarship/scholarship-info

How Much: $1,000 - $15,000

 

What: United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

Who: Continue your education at accredited post-secondary college, university or vocational school.

When: January 22, 2021

Where: https://www.usjcisenate.org/scholarship-program

How Much: 20 @ $1,000

 

What: Points Scholarship

Who: Leadership and community involvement; Strong academic achievement; Identifies as a member  of the LGBTQ community; Financial need

When: January 25, 2021

Where: https://www.courses.com.au/about/scholarships

How Much: “Last provider” basis - Point fills in the gaps and provides funds not provided by other scholarships, grants, loans, work/study programs, etc.

 

What: Georgia Mining Foundation 2021 Dale Metz Four-Year Scholarship

Who: Accepted at GA Tech, Mercer, Kennesaw, UGA, or GA Southern; Minimum 960 SAT/18 ACT; Essay; Recommendation

When: January 29, 2021

Where: Links available at the bottom of this page

How Much: $1,000/year for 4 years

 

What: Walter Harrison Scholarship

Who: primary residence must be the household of an EMC member or EMC employee; need and academic ability

When: January 29, 2021

Where: https://www.jec.coop/community/walter-harrison-scholarships/ or any Jefferson Energy office

How Much: 10 (or more) @ $1,000 each

 

What: NSDAR (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution) Scholarships

Who: Requirements vary by scholarship

When: January 31, 2021

Wherehttps://dar.academicworks.com/

How Much: Ranges $1,000 (one-time) - $5,000 (renewable for 4 years)

 

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: Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Who: Minority high school senior; Leadership potential; Community service; Financial need; SAT - 1,000 or ACT – 21 (Test scores are optional due to COVID)

When: February 1, 2021 @ 5:00pm ET

Where: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/

How Much: 60 @ up to $7,000/year

 

What: EngineerGirl Writing Contest

Who: Grades 3 – 12; Original writing that salutes engineering’s role in meeting and defeating the challenges presented by COVID-19

When: February 1, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Where: https://www.engineergirl.org/134513/2021-contest

How Much: 1st - $500; 2nd - $250; 3rd - $100

 

What: American Meteorological Society Undergraduate Scholarships

Who: 3.0+ GPA; Pursuing a career in atmospheric, oceanic or hydrologic sciences

When: February 5, 2021

Where: https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/information-for/students/ams-scholarships-and-fellowships/ams-freshman-undergraduate-scholarship/

How Much: $2,500/year for 2 years

 

What: Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship

Who: Financial need; Academic Merit; Attend a 4-year college/university

When: February 8, 2021

Wherewww.watson-brown.org/scholarship

How Much: 250 @ $5,000 – renewable for 4 years

 

What: American Meteorological Society Minority Scholarships

Who: 3.0+ GPA; Minority student; Pursuing a career in atmospheric, oceanic or hydrologic sciences

When: February 12, 2021

Where: https://www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/information-for/students/ams-scholarships-and-fellowships/ams-minority-scholarships/

How Much: $3,000/year for 2 years

 

What: Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar Program

Who: 3.0 GPA; Plan to attend 4-yr college; Complete FAFSA; US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)

When: February 15, 2021

Where: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

How Much: $500 - $5,000, based on demonstrated financial need

 

What: AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest

Who: Will attend 4-yr college; Essay (max 1500 words)

When: February 15, 2021

Where: https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/scholarship-contest/

How Much: 1st place $5,000; 2nd $2,500; 3rd $1,500; Runner-up (multiple @ each level) $400, $500, $750, or $1,000

 

What: Georgia Mining Foundation 2021 Scholarship Program

Who: 85+ GPA; accepted to college; 960 (EBRW+M) SAT or 18 composite ACT; Essay; Recommendation

When: February 19, 2021

Where: Links available at the bottom of this page

How Much: 35+ @ $500 each

 

What: Georgia Mining Foundation 2021 Technical College Scholarship Program

Who: 85+ GPA; Recommendation; Essay; Financial Need

When: February 19, 2021

Where: Links available at the bottom of this page

How Much: 20+ @ $350 each

 

What: Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships

Who: Essay judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle

When: February 20, 2021

Where: https://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm

How Much: 1 @ $10,000 and 2 @ $5,000

 

What: NGCF “547” John E. McGlamry Memorial Scholarship

Who: Children of active or retired Georgia State Troopers; Merit; Essay on “wisdom, justice and moderation.

When: March 1, 2021 (Available starting January 15, 2021)

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

How Much: $2,000

 

What: NGCF Energizes Others Scholarship

Who: Current employee, or child or grandchild of a current employee of the AutoZone Lavonia Distribution Center;  GPA, Financial Need, and extra-curricular/community activities

When: March 1, 2021 (Available starting January 15, 2021)

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

How Much: $2,500

 

What: Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship for Agriculture

Who: 3.0 GPA; Leadership; Enroll in any accredited college/university in Georgia with an ag program, Berry College, or Emmanuel College; Major in agricultural & environmental sciences, family & consumer sciences, or a related ag field. [All entries for state scholarships will automatically be considered for the McDuffie County Farm Bureau local scholarship (can be either for college or technical school) of $1000.]

When: March 1, 2021

Where: http://www.gafoundationag.org/Scholarships.html

How Much: 10 @ $3,000 (Top 3 eligible for additional $1,000)

 

What: Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation Technical College Scholarship for Agriculture

Who: 2.8 GPA; Major in an area related to agriculture; Enroll in a Georgia accredited technical college [All entries for state scholarships will automatically be considered for the McDuffie County Farm Bureau local scholarship (can be either for college or technical school) of $1000.]

When: March 1, 2021

Where: http://www.gafoundationag.org/Scholarships.html

How Much: 4 @ $1,500

 

What: National Cyber Scholarships

Who: Ages 13-18; Join CyberStartAmerica ( https://www.cyberstartamerica.org/ ) for free. Complete at least 20% of the challenge

When: March 8, 2021

Where: https://nationalcyberscholarship.org/

How Much: 600 @ $2,500

 

What: Greater Augusta Association of Realtors President’s Scholarship

Who: Essay; Satisfactory GPA; References; Accepted to college/university

When: March 12, 2021

Where: Guidance Office -or- email grantp@mcduffie.k12.ga.us for electronic copy

How Much: 10 @ $1,000

 

What: NAP Foundation Scholarship

Who: One or both of the applicant’s parents must be deceased; Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree of Science, Technology, Engineering or Math; 2.5+ GPA; Academic performance, athletic participation, school and community leadership.

When: March 15, 2021 @ 12:00PM (Application opens January 1, 2021)

Where: https://cfcga.org/for-students/

How Much: $1,000 (renewable)

 

What: Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures Scholarship

Who: 2.5+ GPA; Plans to attend technical, 2-year, or 4-year college or university

When: March 16, 2021 @ 10:59 PM CST

Where: http://flavorfulfutures.com/

How Much: 5 @ $5,000

 

What: Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures – Go Green Scholarship

Who: 2.5+ GPA; Plans to attend technical, 2-year, or 4-year college or university; pursue a degree related to environmental studies; Involvement in sustainable initiatives and projects (volunteering work, job, etc.)

When: March 16, 2021 @ 10:59 PM CST

Where: http://flavorfulfutures.com/

How Much: $5,000

 

What: We the Students Essay Contest

Who: 14 – 19 years old; 500 – 800 word essay

When: April 15, 2021 at 11:59pm PT

Where: https://billofrightsinstitute.org/we-the-students-essay-contest/we-the-students-rules-and-regulations  

How Much: National Grand Prize – $7,500; Runners Up – 5 @ $1,500; Honorable Mention – 8 @ $500

 

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: PB & J Scholarship

Who: Students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically (High GPA not required); Attending 2-year or 4-year college

When: May 31, 2021

Wherebit.ly/pbjscholarship2021

How Much: $500 - $1,000

 

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