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Scholarships

 

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

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

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

New scholarships identified in red.

 

What: National Beta Scholarship Program

Who: Beta Club members

When: January 24, 2019

Where: www.betaclub.org/scholarship

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

 

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, 2019

Where: http://www.jeffersonenergy.com/content/walter-harrison-scholarship or any Jefferson Energy office

How Much: 11 @ $1,000 each

 

What: 2019 Manufacturing Appreciation Week Student Design Competition

Who: Grades K – 12; Original artwork submitted to Augusta Technical College

When: February 1, 2019

Where: Flyer in Guidance

How Much: 3 categories – 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $100, Honorable Mention $50

 

What: Georgia Mining Foundation’s Roger Riffey Four-Year Scholarship

Who: Accepted at GA Tech, Mercer, or Kennesaw; Minimum 960 SAT/18 ACT; Essay

When: February 1, 2019

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: $1,000/year for 4 years

 

What: EngineerGirl Writing Contest

Who: Grades 3 – 12; Write a short story

When: February 1, 2019

Where: https://www.engineergirl.org/108311/2019-contest

How Much: 1st - $500; 2nd - $250; 3rd - $100

 

What: Georgia Military College (GMC) State Service Scholarship Loan

Who: 2.5 GPA; 800 SAT or 17 Composite ACT

When: February 1, 2019

Where: https://www.gafutures.org/hope-state-aid-programs/military/gmc-state-service-program/

How Much:  Full two-year scholarship covering tuition, fees, room, meals, books, and uniforms, minus state and federal grants. (Military obligation)

 

What: University of North Georgia Military Scholarship Loan Program

Who: 3.0 GPA; 920 SAT (480 critical reading/440 math) or 20 Composite ACT (20 English/18 math)

When: February 1, 2019

Where: https://www.gafutures.org/hope-state-aid-programs/military/ung-military-program/  

How Much:  A full four-year scholarship to UNG covers tuition, fees, room, meals, books and uniforms. (Military obligation)

 

What: Andrew College’s Pitts Academic Scholarship Competition

Who: 3.0 GPA; 500EBRW & 500 Math (SAT) or 19 English, Math & Composite (ACT); Leadership and service to school, community, or church

When: February 1, 2019 for submission of all application materials

Where: https://www.andrewcollege.edu/institutionalscholarships.html

How Much: Two scholarships for FULL tuition (Tuition, Room and Board)

 

What: Mercer University’s Business Scholarship Challenge

Who: Interested in pursuing a major in Mercer’s Stetson School of Business and Economics

When: Register online before February 2, 2019

Where: https://www.bethebear.com/business-scholarship-challenge.cfm

How Much: Up to full tuition

 

What: Bezos Scholars Program

Who: Juniors (with a teacher to form a team); demonstrates accomplishment, embraces new challenges, and aspires to lead change in the community.

When: February 8, 2019

Where: https://bezosscholars.org/

How Much: All-expenses-paid scholarship to the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, CO (June 24 – 30, 2017), plus $1,000 in seed funding to launch sustainable community change project.

 

What: Fort Gordon Spouses’ & Civilians’ Club Merit Scholarship

Who: Military Dependent or dependent of current member of FGSCC; good academic standing; citizenship; character; participation in school and community activities

When: February 12, 2019

Where: Guidance or https://www.fgscc.com/grants-scholarships

How Much: Not stated

 

What: We the Students Essay Contest

Who: 14 – 19 years old; 8 – 12 grade; Essay “What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?”

When: February 14, 2019

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

How Much: National Grand Prize – $5,000 (plus a scholarship to Constitutional Academy); Runners Up – Six at $1,250 each; Honorable Mention – Eight at $500 each

 

What: HSF Scholarship

Who: 3.0 GPA; Plan to attend 4-yr college; US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)

When: February 15, 2019

Where: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

How Much: $500 - $5,000, based on demonstrated financial need

 

What: Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship

Who: Students accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing who have financial need

When: February 15, 2019

Where: http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/nursing-medical-scholarships

How Much: 3 @ $2,500

 

What: Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship

Who: Students who have financial need and have been accepted or are attending an accredited school of occupational therapy (including art, music, or physical therapy).

When: February 15, 2019

Where: http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/nursing-medical-scholarships

How Much: 2 @ $2,000

 

What: AFA’s 2019 Teen Scholarship Essay Contest

Who: Will attend 4-yr college; Essay (max 1500 words)

When: February 15, 2019

Where: https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/afa-teens/scholarship-contest/

How Much: Grand prize $5,000; 1st $2,500; 2nd $1,500; 3rd $1,000; 4th $750; HonMen $500

 

What: Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures Scholarship

Who: 2.5+ GPA

When: February 15, 2019

Where: http://flavorfulfutures.com/

How Much: 5@ $5,000

 

What: Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship

Who: Financial need

When: February 15, 2019

Wherewww.watson-brown.org/scholarship (Flyer available in Guidance)

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

 

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

Who: Requirements vary by scholarship

When: February 15, 2019

Wherehttps://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships  (Flyer available in Guidance)

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

 

What: Georgia Mining Foundation 2019 Scholarship Program

Who: 85 or better GPA; accepted to college; 960 (EBRW+M) SAT or 18 composite ACT

When: February 22, 2019

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: 35 @ $500 each

 

What: Georgia Mining Foundation 2019 Technical Scholarship Program

Who: 85 or better GPA; Teacher recommendation; Essay; Financial Need

When: February 22, 2019

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: 20+ @ $350 each

 

What: Teen Drive 365 Video Challenge

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

When: February 28, 2019

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

How Much: Up to $15,000

 

What: Carrie L. Williams Pink Scholarship

Who: Racial minority with 3.5 GPA, 250-word essay on how breast cancer has impacted your life

When: February 28, 2019

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: $1,000

 

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 agricultural field.

When: March 1, 2019

Where: https://georgiafarmbureau.regfox.com/2019-scholarship-for-agriculture-application

How Much: Five @ $3,000 and Seven @ $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, 2019

Where: https://georgiafarmbureau.regfox.com/2019-technical-college-scholarship-for-agriculture

How Much: Five @ $1,000

 

What: Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

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

When: March 1, 2019

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

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

 

What: Georgia Press Educational Foundation Scholarships

Who: Established interest in newspaper journalism; Financial need; Attend a Georgia college

When: March 1, 2019

Where: Guidance Office or http://gapress.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/GPEFScholarshipApp2019-1.pdf

How Much: varies

 

What: All for Mailers Student Scholarship

Who: 800 – 1000 word essay; No GPA requirement.

When: March 15, 2019

Wherehttps://www.allformailers.com/student-scholarship/

How Much: $500

 

What: Doodle 4 Google Contest

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

When: March 18, 2019 @ 5:00 ET

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

How Much: 53 prizes; Up to $30,000 plus $50,000 grant for the school

 

What: Gene Higginbotham Memorial Scholarship

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

When: March 22, 2019

Where:  Guidance Office

How Much: $1,000

 

What: Jefferson Energy Cooperative Scholarship

Who: 4-year college, 3.0 GPA

When: March 22, 2019

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 22, 2019

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: $2,500

 

What: 2019 COAG Scholarship

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

When: March 31, 2019 (Received by, not postmarked by)

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

How Much: 4 @ $1,000

 

What: Greater Augusta Association of Realtors President’s College Scholarship

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

When: March 31, 2019

Where: Guidance Office

How Much: 10 @ $1,000

 

What: Young American Creative Patriotic Art Scholarship

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

When: March 31, 2019

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

How Much: first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $29,500

 

What: Fifth Third Bank Finance Academy Scholarship

Who: Grades 9 – 12; Complete an EVERFI Finance Academy course (Registration information can be found on the right side of page, beneath the Staff Link.)

When: May 7, 2019

Where: https://financeacademy.53.com/scholarship/

How Much: 28 @ $2,500 (Given as a 529 College Savings Gift Card)

 

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, 2019

Where: https://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html

How Much: $1,000

 

What: Cardinal Digital Marketing Scholarship Fund

Who: Entrepreneurial experience and Academic achievement

When: July 15, 2018

Where: https://www.cardinaldigitalmarketing.com/cardinal-digital-marketing-scholarship-fund/

How Much: $500