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Monthly Scholarships



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


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)


How Much: $2,000



Who: Grade 12; Complete the short application

When: One winner chosen each month


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

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

New scholarships identified in red.



What: The Gates Scholarship

Who: Highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors

When: September 15, 2019, by 5:00 PM PT


How Much: Full cost of attendance


What: Golden Door Scholarship for DACA Recipients

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

When: September 16, 2019


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


What: QuestBridge

Who: Excellent students w/ financial need (Households earning less than $65,000/year)

When: September 26, 2019


How Much: Full 4-year scholarship at top universities


What: OppUAchieversScholarship

Who: 3.0 GPA; High-achieving students

When: September 30, 2019; December 31, 2019; March 31, 2020; June 30, 2020


How Much: $2,500


What: Odenza Marketing Group Spring Scholarship

Who: 2.5 GPA; Write two 500-word essays

When: September 30, 2019


How Much: $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, 2019


How Much: $1,000


What: AES Engineers Scholarship

Who: No GPA requirement; 500 – 1000 word essay

When: October 6, 2019


How Much: $500


What: Horatio Alger Scholarship (State & National Levels)

Who: Students w/ 2.0 GPA; co-curricular and community service; financial need

When: October 25, 2019


How Much: up to $25,000 depending upon level


What: Coca-Cola Scholars

Who: Students with 3.0 GPA

When: October 31, 2019 at 5:00pm est


How Much: $20,000


What: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year Campaign

Who: High school students enrolled who are enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach, and leadership! Students may run as an individual or as a team of two or three.

When: October 31, 2019


How Much: $1,000 (Citizenship Award); $2,500 (Student of the Year Award)


What: Voice of Democracy

Who: Grades 9 - 12, no GPA requirement, 3 - 5 minute speech on theme "What Makes America Great"

When: October 31, 2018

Where or in Guidance Office

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


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

When: December 15, 2019


How Much: $1,000


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


How Much: $2,500