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/
 
 
Going Merry
Going Merry is an awesome new scholarship website. It makes it simple to find and apply for scholarships, just like the Common App has done for college applications! Sign up at https://www.goingmerry.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: 2021 Charlie C. Turman Scholarship

Who: Resident McDuffie or Warren County; Seeking a degree in or directly related to agriculture/agribusiness, HVAC, or mechanical; Extra consideration given for - Financial Need; 3.0+ GPA; Extra-curricular activities

When: March 15, 2021 March 31, 2021

Where: https://www.grantinterface.com/Process/Apply?urlkey=cfcsra

How Much: $1,000; Renewable for 1 additional year

 

What: 2021 Ruth F. Wallace Scholarship

Who: Resident McDuffie County; Graduate of Thomson High School; Seeking a degree in or directly related to business, education, engineering, manufacturing, or technology; Extra consideration given for - Financial Need; 3.0+ GPA; Extra-curricular activities; 1000 SAT or 25 ACT

When: March 15, 2021 March 31, 2021

Where: https://www.grantinterface.com/Process/Apply?urlkey=cfcsra

How Much: $1,000; Renewable every year

 

What: 2021 Alex Newton Scholarship

Who: Resident of Burke, Columbia, Richmond, or McDuffie County; Pursuing an associate degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology at Augusta Technical College; Active in community, church or extra-curricular activities.

When: March 15, 2021 March 31, 2021

Where: https://www.grantinterface.com/Process/Apply?urlkey=cfcsra

How Much: $500; Renewable every semester

 

 

What: Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships

Who: Students studying engineering, accounting, business or other courses of study to enter the automotive field, as well as those training to become automotive, heavy duty or collision repair technicians.

When: March 31, 2021

Where: https://automotivescholarships.com/

How Much: 100s of scholarships; Varying amounts

 

What: The Cirkled In "No Sweat" Scholarship

Who: 13+ years old; 8th – 12th Grade; Create a FREE Cirkled In account; Complete your Portfolio

When: March 31, 2021

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

How Much: $2,500

 

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: We the Students Essay Contest

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

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

Wherehttps://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: McDuffie Scholarship and Loan Scholarships

Who: THS Seniors; Varying requirements

When: April 10, 2021

Where: Information and Application available at the bottom of this page.

How Much: Varies $1,000 - $5,000

 

What: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Phil H. Waring Scholarship

Who: Senior male; 2.5+ GPA

When: April 21, 2021

Where: Application available at the bottom of the page.

How Much: 4 @ $1,000 & 1 @ 1,000 (4-year renewable)

 

What: Attic Treasures Scholarship

Who: Graduating senior; personal statement of need

When: April 30, 2021

Where: Application available at the bottom of this page

How Much: $1,000

 

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