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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: Mercer University Engineering Scholarship Challenge

Who: Do NOT have to have applied to Mercer; Take a multiple-choice exam designed to test your math and verbal reasoning skills, similar to the SAT.

When: November 16, 2019 (Register by November 1, 2019)


How Much: Merit scholarship to Mercer - Amounts vary


What: Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Who: High school seniors; must have taken either the ACT or SAT on or before October 5, 2019

When: November 5, 2019 @ 11:59pm


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


What: Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Who: Community service, leadership

When: November 5, 2019


How Much: $5,000 and Recognition


What: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship

Who: Unweighted GPA of 3.5; SAT 1200 or ACT 26; Demonstrate unmet financial need

When: November 13, 2019


How Much: up to $40,000 per year


What: Verto Education Scholarship

Who: Take a semester (or year) to figure out who you are and see the world while earning general education credits. When you are accepted into Verto, you are simultaneously accepted into at least one of Verto’s twenty-three partner schools with a guaranteed slot for admission in the following spring or fall.

When: November 15, 2019


How Much: $1,000


What: Hagan Scholarship

Who: 3.75 GPA; 24 ACT/1150 SAT; FAFSA EFC $6500 or less; Eligible college/university

When: November 15, 2019 @ 5:00pm CST


Scholarship Award: OVER 400 AWARDS of $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters; $15,000 Schwab Scholar Account; eligible for an all-expense paid Study Abroad Award.


What: Georgia State University Presidential Scholarship

Who: High school seniors; Apply to GA State by November 15, 2019

When: November 15, 2019 @ 11:59pm


Scholarship Award: up to $28,803 per year depending on in/out-of-state student status and University Assistantship participation.


What: 10 Words or Less Scholarship

Who: Students ages 14 – 25

When: November 30, 2019


How Much: $500


What: College Review Scholarship

Who: 13+ years old and who are currently enrolled or have previously been enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. (Dual enrollment students)

When: November 30, 2019 @ 11:59 PT


How Much: $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: November 30, 2019


How Much: $1,000


What: Brockman Scholars Program

Who: College Station campus of Texas A&M University; STEM major; Academic merit; Demonstrate high levels of constructive community engagement; Exhibit the qualities of a good citizen.

When: December 1, 2019 @ 5:00pm CT


How Much: Full cost of attendance for 4-year undergraduate degree and one-year graduate degree (more than $265,000)


What: Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

Who: Community service; 3.0+ GPA; Will enroll full-time in 2-yr or 4-yr college; Financial need

When: December 6, 2019 @ 5:00pm EST


How Much: 800+ @ $2,500 each


What: LEDA Scholars

Who: Juniors, top 10% of class, 3.6 GPA, Financial need (1st generation college is a plus)

When: December 11, 2019 @ 11:59pm PST


How Much: FREE, seven-week, summer program hosted at Princeton University


What: NWTF Scholarship

Who: GPA 3.0, hunting license, NWTF membership ($15), & essay

When: December 15, 2019

Where:  Guidance Office

How Much: Local – minimum $250, State – minimum $1,000, National – up to $10,000


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: BURGER KING℠ Scholars program

Who: 2.5 GPA; Participation in school and community activities

When: December 15, 2019 (or first 50,000 applications, whichever comes first)


How Much: 800+ valued from$1,000 – $50,000


What: OppUAchieversScholarship

Who: 3.0 GPA; High-achieving students

When: December 31, 2019


How Much: $2,500


What: The FIRE Free Speech Essay Contest

Who: Juniors and Seniors; essay

When: December 31, 2019 @ 11:59pm EST


How Much: 1st Place - $10,000; 2nd Place - $5,000; Four Runner-up prizes - $1,000; Four random draw prizes - $500


What: GE-Ronald Reagan Foundation

Who: 3.0 GPA, leadership, drive, & citizenship

When: January 3, 2020


Scholarship Award: 15+ @ $10,000 (renewable)


What: Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

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

When: January 3, 2020 @ 5:00pm EST


How Much: 20 @ $20,000 each


What: Ron Brown Scholarship

Who: African American, excels in academics, leadership potential, & community service

When: January 9, 2020


Scholarship Award: $10,000 (renewable)


What: Horizon Award

Who: Student in one of the SACAC member regions

When: January 15, 2020 @ 11:59pm


How Much: 5 @ $1,000 (+ $1,000 matching funds to school counselor)


What: Profile in Courage Essay Contest

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

When: January 17, 2020


How Much: 1st place - $10,000; 2nd place - $3,000; 5 finalists - $1,000 each; 8 semi-finalists - $100 each


What: National Beta Scholarship Program

Who: Beta Club members

When: January 22, 2020 @ 11:59pm EST


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


What: Scholarship

Who: 16+ years old; must be enrolled in a course related to Accounting and Finance, Information Technology, Business, Education.

When: January 28, 2020


How Much: 2 @ $2,500


What: Walter Harrison Scholarship

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

When: January 31, 2020

Where: or any Jefferson Energy office

How Much: 11 @ $1,000 each


What: Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Who: minority high school senior; leadership potential; dedication to community service; financial need; minimum SAT score of 1,000 or a composite ACT score of 21

When: February 1, 2020 @ 5:00pm ET


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


What: Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship

Who: Financial need

When: February 15, 2020 (Flyer available in Guidance)

How Much: 200 @ $5,000 – renewable for 4 years


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

Who: Requirements vary by scholarship

When: February 15, 2020

Where  (Flyer available in Guidance)

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


What: Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

Who: Students 14+; Submit an original greeting card

When: March 2, 2020


How Much: $10,000


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: 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


How Much: $1,000


What: OppUAchieversScholarship

Who: 3.0 GPA; High-achieving students

When: March 31, 2020


How Much: $2,500


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


How Much: 10 @ $2,000


What: Dreams To Kings and Queens Scholarship

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

When: April 10, 2020


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


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


What: OppUAchieversScholarship

Who: 3.0 GPA; High-achieving students

When: June 30, 2020


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


How Much: 5 @ $1,000