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.

 

 

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

* Only seniors are eligible to apply for these scholarships unless highlighted in yellow.

 

 

What: OppUAchieversScholarship

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

When: September 30, 2021; December 31, 2021; March 31, 2022; June 30, 2022

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

How Much: $2,500

 

What: The Cirkled In Scholarship

Who: Apply by signing-up for a Cirkled In account and then complete your portfolio.

When: September 30, 2021

Where: https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/  

How Much: $2,500

 

What: Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

Who: Grades 9 – 12; 140-character message about texting while driving; 10 finalists write 500-1000 word essay

When: September 30, 2021

Where: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship

How Much: $1,000

 

What: Golden Door Scholarship for DACA Recipients

Who: Applicants must have DACA and should have strong academic records 

When: October 4, 2021 @ 11:59PM EST

Where:  https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/apply-now

How Much: Funding for a four-year degree at Golden Door partner schools

 

What: AES Engineers Scholarship

Who: No GPA or program major requirement; awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the 500 – 1000 word essay

When: October 8, 2021

Wherehttp://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

How Much: $500

 

What: National Heisman High School Scholarship

Who: Senior Athlete; 3.0 GPA; Community-minded

When: October 19, 2021 @ 6PM ET

Wherehttps://www.heismanscholarshipapplication.com/menu-home.aspx?comp_id=22C32F9E-ADD7-4966-9F48-5BAAA67812DF

How Much: Recognition (High School); $1,000 (Top male & female in State); $2,000 (Top 12 State winners); $10,000 (Top male & female in Nation)

 

What: Coca-Cola Scholars

Who: Students with 3.0 GPA

When: October 31, 2021 at 5:00pm EST

Where: https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

How Much: 150 @ $20,000

 

What: Voice of Democracy

Who: Middle school & High school students, no GPA requirement, 3 - 5 minute speech on theme "Where Do We Go From Here?"

When: October 31, 2021 by midnight

Wherehttps://www.vfw.org/VOD/ or Application at bottom of page.

How Much: Local, state, and national levels - Up to $30,000 (high school) & $5,000 (middle school)

 

What: Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Who: 14+ years old; 250 words or less written response

When: October 31, 2021

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

How Much: $2,000

 

What: CardsDirect Future Designer Scholarship

Who: 17+ years old; Enroll in a post-secondary educational institution; Submit an original artwork or photograph for use on a greeting card.

When: November 1, 2021

Where: https://www.cardsdirect.com/scholarship.aspx

How much: $2,000

 

What: Foundation Fellowship Scholarship

Who: UGA Early Action applicants (by Oct 15); 3.9 unweighted GPA; SAT 1460+/ACT 33+

When: November 1, 2021

Wherehttps://www.admissions.uga.edu/Prospective-Students/Tuition-Fees/Scholarships/Foundation-Fellowship-Part-I

How Much: $12,650 + housing supplement / 3 fully funded spring travel-study programs / 1 fully funded summer study abroad / Mentoring / All-Scholars retreats 2x per year

 

What: Prudential Emerging Visionaries Award

Who: Ages 14 – 18, Young people who are making change that focuses on two categories: solutions to financial barriers and solutions to social issues

When: November 4, 2021

Where: https://www.prudential.com/links/about/emergingvisionaries

How Much: Up to $15,000

 

What: Greenhouse Scholars

Who: 3.5 GPA, financial need, leadership skills, commitment to your community

When: November 5, 2021

Where: https://greenhousescholars.org/our-scholars/become-a-scholar/

How Much: personal and professional support during all 4 years of college; Scholars may apply for two forms of financial support each year - a four-year, renewable scholarship award of up to $5,000 per year and ‘flex funding’ grants of up to $2,000 per award. Flex Funding grants support a wide range of projects and experiences related to the vision and values of Greenhouse Scholars.

 

What: Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Who: Scholarship, leadership, financial need, Enrolling in 4-yr college/university

When: November 15, 2021 @ 11:59PM PST

Where: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

Scholarship Award: 500 awards ranging from $1,000 to $12,500 per year

 

What: UGA Rural Scholarship

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

When: November 15, 2021

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

Scholarship Award: 2 – 4 recipients @$7,000; renewable for 4 years

 

What: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship

Who: Unweighted GPA of 3.5; Leadership; Persistence; Demonstrate unmet financial need; Pursue 4-year degree – Any area of study

When: November 18, 2021

Where: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

How Much: up to $55,000 per year

 

What: 10 Words or Less Scholarship

Who: Students ages 14 – 25

When: November 30, 2021

Wherehttps://www.studentscholarships.org/easy.php

How Much: $500

 

What: The Hagan Scholarship

Who: 3.75+ cumulative GPA; Eligible 4-year college; Must work 240 hours before August 2021; FAFSA EFC must indicate Pell Grant eligible

When: December 1, 2021

Where: https://haganscholarships.org/

How Much: Up to $6,000/semester; renewable four years

 

What: Horatio Alger Scholarship (State & National Levels)

Who: High School Juniors; 2.0 GPA; co-curricular and community service; financial need

When: December 1, 2021 – March 15, 2022

Where: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

How Much: up to $10,000 (state) and up to $25,000 (national)

 

What: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Who: 13+ years old; Submit original work in any of the Awards’ 28 art and writing categories; $7 entry fee

When: Varies – December 2021 through January 2022

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

How Much: $500 - $10,000 depending upon specific scholarship

 

What: Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Who: Grades 9 – 12; Write 700 – 1000 word essay on specified topic

When: January 14, 2022 @ 11:59PM EST

Wherehttps://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: Odenza Marketing Group Spring Scholarship

Who: Age 16 – 25; 2.5 GPA; Write two 500-word essays

When: October 30, 2022

Wherehttp://www.odenzascholarships.com/awards/8/eligibility_odenza_marketing_group_scholarship.php

How Much: $500