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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: Teen Drive 365 Video Challenge

Who: Grades 9 – 12; Make an original public service announcement (PSA) video about safe driving

When: February 26, 2020

Where: http://www.toyota.com/teendrive365/

How Much: 1st Place $15,000 & chance to work with Discovery Channel film crew; 2nd Place $10,000; 3rd Place $7,500; Additional prizes ranging from $300 - $5,000.

 

What: University Hospital McDuffie Auxiliary Scholarship

Who: Pursue health-related career; accepted in college; active in extra-curricular activities

When: March 1, 2020

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: Two @ $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; Pursue an undergraduate degree in agricultural & environmental sciences, family & consumer sciences, or a related ag field;

When: March 1, 2020

Where: http://www.gfbfoundation.org/aitc_scholarships.html

How Much: 7 @ $3,000 and 7 @ $1,500

 

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

When: March 1, 2020

Where: http://www.gfbfoundation.org/aitc_scholarships.html

How Much: 5 @ $1,500

 

What: Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

Who: Students 14+; Submit an original greeting card

When: March 2, 2020

Where: https://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

How Much: $10,000

 

What: 2019 COAG Scholarship

Who: Seeking degree @ university, 2-year college, or technical school

When: March 13, 2020 (Received by, not postmarked by)

Where: Guidance Office or https://coagonline.org/coag-scholarship

How Much: 4 @ $1,000

 

What: Doodle 4 Google Contest

Who: Grades K-12; Theme “When I grow up, I hope…

When: March 13, 2020 @ 8:00 PT

Where: https://doodles.google.com/d4g/

How Much: 54 prizes; Up to $30,000 plus $50,000 grant for the school

 

What: Greater Augusta Association of Realtors President’s Scholarship

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

When: March 13, 2020

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: 10 @ $1,000

 

What: F. C. Butch Dent Memorial Scholarship

Who: THS senior; 90+ GPA; college acceptance; science/healthcare major

When: March 15, 2020

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: $1,000

 

What: Georgia District Junior Civitan Scholarship

Who: Active member of a Junior Civitan Club; two 250-word essays

When: March 15, 2020

Where: https://www.georgiacivitan.org/foundation

How Much: 2 @ $1,000

 

What: Robert Wyand Junior Civitan Scholarship

Who: Active member of a Junior Civitan Club; two 250-word essays

When: March 15, 2020

Where: https://www.georgiacivitan.org/foundation

How Much: $1,000

 

What: Alice Dodd & Bobby Dodd Scholarships (Civitan Scholarship)

Who: Community service; 500-word essay

When: March 15, 2020

Where: https://www.georgiacivitan.org/foundation

How Much: 2 @ $1,200, 2 @ $800

 

What: GEICC Scholarship

Who: Involved in STEM

When: March 15, 2020

Where:  http://www.geicc.org/scholarship/

How Much: Up to 5 @ $1,000

 

What: Gene Higginbotham Memorial Scholarship

Who: Accepted to college; 3.0 GPA; 900 SAT/17 ACT

When: March 20, 2020

Where:  Guidance Office

How Much: $1,000

 

What: Mattress Advisor’s Sleep Science Scholarship

Who: 800-1000 word essay, quoting research from recent studies, exploring your personal relationship with sleep health and the impact it’s had on your education.

When: March 20, 2020

Where:  https://www.mattressadvisor.com/sleep-scholarships/

How Much: $1,000

 

What: One Move Ahead Chess Scholarship

Who: Grades 9 – 12; Plays chess

When: March 23, 2020

Wherehttps://bold.org/scholarships/one-move-ahead-chess-scholarship/

How Much: $1,000

 

What: Jefferson Energy Cooperative Scholarship

Who: 4-year college, 3.0 GPA

When: March 27, 2020

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: $4,000 or $5,000

 

What: Jefferson Energy Cooperative Technical College & Lineman Scholarship

Who: Technical College, 2.5 GPA

When: March 27, 2020

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: $2,500

 

What: OppUAchieversScholarship

Who: 3.0 GPA; High-achieving students

When: March 31, 2020

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

How Much: $2,500

 

What: Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships

Who: Students planning to become technicians in automotive, collision, heavy duty or agricultural fields or planning to work for any automotive aftermarket company.

 When: March 31, 2020

Where: https://www.automotivescholarships.com/Index.cfm

How Much: 100s of scholarships; Varying amounts

 

What: Attic Treasures Scholarship

Who: Graduating senior; personal statement of need

When: March 31, 2020

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: 2 @ $1,000 for THS seniors

 

What: Young American Creative Patriotic Art Scholarship

Who: Grades 9-12; Original artwork on paper or canvas

When: March 31, 2020

Where: https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/

How Much: first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $31,000

 

What: Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

Who: Pursue a career in printing, publishing or graphic communications, 3.0 GPA

When: April 1, 2020

Where: https://pgsf.org/application-information-instructions/

How Much: $1,000 to $5,000 per year, renewable

 

What: Correll Scholars

Who: Attend EGSC- Swainsboro; Excel in scholarship, leadership, and service; Interview

When: April 1, 2020

Where: https://egsc.awardspring.com/Home/Scholarships

How Much: $5,000

 

What: American Fire Sprinkler Association High School Senior College Scholarship

Who: Pursue a college degree or trade school education; Enrolled Fall 2020.

When: April 1, 2020 @ 11:59pm CT

Where: https://www.afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest/

How Much: 10 @ $2,000

 

What: Parrish Construction Scholarship

Who: 2. 5+ GPA; Pursuing an education in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field.

When: April 10, 2020

Where: https://parrishcongroup.wufoo.com/forms/q1l1zg9603azjow/

How Much: 2 @ $2,500

 

What: Dreams To Kings and Queens Scholarship

Who: College-bound; 2.75+ GPA; 2 page essay

When: April 10, 2020

Where: https://www.dreamstokingsandqueens.com/scholarship-giveaway

How Much: 2 @ $1,000 (one boy, one girl)

 

What: Diabetes Scholars Foundation’s College Scholarship

Who: High School Seniors with Type 1 diabetes

When: April 15, 2020 @ midnight CST

Where: http://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/

How Much: 43 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000

 

What: We the Students Essay Contest

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

When: April 15, 2020 at 11:59pm PT

Where: https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/

How Much: National Grand Prize – $7,500 (plus a scholarship to Constitutional Academy); Runners Up – 5 @ $1,500; Honorable Mention – 8 @ $500

 

What: Mildred Floyd Southward Memorial Scholarship

Who: Accepted to Fort Valley State University & plan to attend in the fall

When: April 20, 2020

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: Multiple scholarships of varying amounts

 

What: Rover Scholarship

Who: In 400 - 500 words, answer the following question: “How did caring for a pet growing up help shape you to be the adult you are today?”

When: May 1, 2020

Where: https://www.rover.com/college-scholarship/

How Much: $2,500

 

What: Fifth Month Scholarship

Who: 13+ years old

When: May 31, 2020

Where: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/fifth-month-scholarship

How Much: $1,500

 

What: PB&J Scholarship

Who: Experienced challenges; Have drive to succeed; Will attend 2-year or 4-year college

When: May 31, 2020

Where: http://bit.ly/pbjscholars2020

How Much: $500 - $1,000

 

What: OppUAchieversScholarship

Who: 3.0 GPA; High-achieving students

When: June 30, 2020

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

How Much: $2,500

 

What: American Fire Sprinkler Association 2nd Chance Scholarship

Who: Pursue a college degree or trade school education; Enrolled Spring 2021.

When: August 31, 2020 @ 11:59pm CT

Where: https://www.afsascholarship.org/secondchance/

How Much: 5 @ $1,000

 

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