University Tutors Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: Offered Monthly
University Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Each essay must be at least 300 words and in response to the essay prompt made available at www.universitytutor.com. All essay submissions must be submitted through the website by 11:59 P.M. CST by the last day of the Contest Period. Only those essay submissions submitted through the Website will accepted and judged under the Contest. No mailed-in essays will be accepted or considered under this Contest. Essay submissions must not be of obscene, offensive, or explicit nature. Students can apply today at www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest.
Varsity Tutors Scholarship Monthly Contest Award Amount: $1000 Deadline: Offered Monthly Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
2019 Ponton Law Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: July 31, 2020
Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2020.
Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
A transcript must be attached for application for consideration.
Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship
City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship Award Amount: $1000 Deadline: July 31, 2020
The City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college during the fall semester of 2020. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in HOA Management, but anyone meeting the requirements who can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the Real Estate field will be considered. Interested students may apply at cityproperty.com/phoenix#scholarship-link.
MG Law Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: July 8, 2020
MG Law is pleased to announce the second annual scholarship for Georgia students. This year the winner will be based on a 30-second video that answers this question; "What Does Justice For All Mean To You?"
This scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000 and a winner will be announced on 08/01/20. More information on the scholarship and the application can be found online at mg4law.com/scholarship/.
Console and Associates Legal Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: June 15, 2020
The scholarship is open to any college student (or accepted high school senior) who has a 3.0 or higher GPA and is either currently pursuing or plans to pursue a law-related degree. More information is available at myinjuryattorney.com/legal-scholarship/.
Alcanzando Un Sueño Scholarship Fund Award amount: $3,000 Deadline: June 1, 2020
Alcanzando Un Sueño Scholarship Fund is a program designed to help the next generation of Hispanic students achieve their post-secondary education goals. The scholarship program is open to exemplary High School Seniors of Hispanic descent residing in Metro Atlanta or Metro Phoenix who’ve overcome extraordinary challenges in order to achieve academic success. More information available at cruzfirm.com/community-service/scholarship-program/. The scholarship application will not be available online until April 13th, 2020.
The scholarship is open to students who meet all of the following criteria:
Must reside in the Atlanta Metro or Phoenix Metro area.
Must be enrolled in the 12th grade with sufficient credits to graduate in the Spring term of the award year.
Must be of Hispanic descent (defined as persons descended from Central America (excluding Belize), Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico or South America (excluding Brazil, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana)
Must be bilingual (Spanish/English)
Must have a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher based on a 4.0 scale and submit an official transcript with the application (unofficial transcript may be uploaded, however official transcript must be mailed to our office before the deadline).
Must submit a complete and legible scholarship application that it is SIGNED.
ALL ORIGINAL MATERIALS MUST BE MAILED/DELIVERED TO: Cruz & Associates Scholarship Fund 2620 Buford Hwy, NE Atlanta, GA 30324
B. Davis Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: May 22, 2020
Woods Scholarship Award Amount: $1,500 Deadline: May 1, 2020
The Woods Scholarship committee has an ongoing commitment to the education process and has a a desire to recognize the accomplishments of high school graduates who attempt to further their education. The amount of the scholarship is based on the availability of funds with the goal being to award at least one in the amount of at least $1,500 each year. All scholarship funds are sent directly to the institution to defray the cost of tuition, fees, and supplies.
Candidates must meet the following criteria to be eligible:
Be a graduating senior from a Marietta or Cobb County high school
Be accepted in a school providing education above the secondary level
Be a high school graduate with the last 12 months of application
Maintain a grade point average (GPA) at or above college standard
Show demonstrated need for financial assistance
Applicants must submit the following items:
Woods Scholarship Application (see enclosed application)
Recommendation Form from high school counselor (see enclosed form)
An official transcript
A Personal Essay (see suggested topics)
NOTE: The counselor’s recommendation form and official school transcript should be sent directly to the scholarship chair: Woods Scholasrhip Committee c/o Mrs. Josetta O. Walker 1060 Liberty Hill Rd Marietta, GA 30066
National Pan-Hellenic Council of Cobb County (CNPHC) Senior Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: April 30, 2020
The CNPHC is providing scholarships to deserving African-American students in the amount of $1,000.00 will be awarded to seniors attending high school in Cobb County.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
For each award respectively, the applicant must either be a high school senior.
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
Applicants must have demonstrated leadership ability in the school and community.
Applicants must have participated in community service projects.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.
In order to be considered for a scholarship, the following items must be included with the application:
Completed Scholarship Application
One (1) official sealed (High School/College) transcript including grades for the current year
500-word essay, double-spaced and typed
Essay topic: Unemployment –The African American unemployment rate generally doubles that of the population as a whole, demonstrating pronounced difficulties providing for our families and accumulating wealth. If you could offer a solution or program to educate on the importance and value of wealth accumulation, where would you start and what would it look like?
Two (2) sealed letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, employer or volunteer organization on official letterhead (typed & signed)
Applicants may opt to do one of the following by the April 30, 2020 deadline:
Scan and send one (1) email including completed application and 500-word essay to the scholarship committee at CobbNPHC@gmail.com (partial submissions will not be accepted) and mail letters of recommendation and official sealed transcripts to the address below.
Mail completed application, essay, letters of recommendation and official sealed transcripts to the address below.
*All mailed documents must be postmarked by Thursday, April 30 2020* *Missing any of the above documents will result in an incomplete package and will not be considered for an award*
If you have any questions, please contact the CNPHC Scholarship Committee at CobbNPHC@gmail.com. National Pan-Hellenic Council of Cobb County Attn: Scholarship Committee PO Box 673882 Marietta, GA 30006
GSCA Senior Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: April 24, 2020 (DEADLINE EXTENDED)
As the 2020 GSCA School Counselor of the Year, Mrs. Barbara Truluck of Palmer Middle School is seeking to recognize and award a scholarship to a graduating Kell HS senior for their post-secondary education. The scholarship is worth $1000 and copies are available in the Kell Counseling Office or may be downloaded below.
The completed application is due by April 24, 2020. Students with questions are encouraged to email their school counselor. Completed applications can be sent to: Barbara Truluck 210 Arthur Hills Drive Acworth, GA 30101
Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Award Amount: (1020 scholarships) up to $2,500 Deadline: April 15, 2020
The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States. Eligibility Criteria:
Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2020
Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
Wellstar Cobb Hospital 2020 Council on Volunteer Services (COVS) Scholarship Award Amount: $2500 Deadline: April 14, 2020
Wellstar is offering scholarships for 2020 graduating seniors who will be enrolling in a Georgia college to pursue a degree in the healthcare profession. To be eligible for Wellstar Cobb Hospital’s 2020 Council on Volunteer Services (COVS) Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Applicant must be pursuing a degree or certificate in the healthcare profession. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must submit an OFFICIAL high school and/or college transcript and available aptitude and achievement tests. Applicant must be enrolled or submit OFFICIAL proof of acceptance (if not currently enrolled) from the educational institution you will be attending in the State of Georgia. Applicant must be a resident of Cobb County, Georgia or volunteer/be employed at Wellstar Cobb Hospital. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident of the U.S. (proof of a permanent visa will be required at the time of the interview).
Scholarship awards will be based on the applicant’s:
Qualities of Leadership
Participation in Student and Community Activities
Applicant must be available for an interview on: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 The interviews will be held in the The Administration Conference Room, 3950 Austell Road, Austell GA.
Cobb Deluxe Athletics Female Athlete Scholarship Award Amount: $2,000 Deadline: April 4, 2020.
The Deluxe Athletics Female Student-Athlete Scholarship will award scholarships up to $2,000 each that will offset the cost of educational expenses including, but not limited to, tuition, housing, board or books. Scholarships will be awarded annually. Deadline to apply is April 4, 2020. Students may apply online at http://cobbschools.formstack.com/forms/2020deluxescholarship.
2020 AAPA Scholarship Competition Award Amount: $1000 Deadline: March 30, 2020 (DEADLINE EXTENDED!)
Since 1932, the Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association(AAPA) has provided scholarships to women from the Atlanta area as part of its goal of supporting academic achievement among women. This year, the AAPA will grant $16,000 in scholarships. The AAPA anticipates granting scholarships to three high school seniors. Winners will be selected based on academic achievement and demonstrated excellence in leadership, character, and community service.
The application deadline for all scholarship submissions has been extended to March 30, 2020. More information on the AAPA scholarship competition, including criteria, requirements, and applications, can be found on the AAPA website at Atlantapanhellenic.org/scholarships.
East Cobb Lions Club Memorial Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: March 27, 2020
The East Cobb Lions Club Memorial scholarship fund was created to honor the dedication and years of service to the community by East Cobb Lions members who are no longer with us. Scholarships up to $1,000 each will be given to graduating high school seniors from among the East Cobb High Schools: Kell, Lassiter, Pope, Sprayberry, Walton, Wheeler.
Applications must be submitted to the counselor’s office of the applicant’s high school by March 27th, 2020.
Mattress Advisor’s Sleep Science Scholarship Award amount: $1,000 Deadline: March 20, 2020
Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship. Domestic, international, online and undocumented students are welcome to apply.
Applicants are welcome to submit their entry before the deadline on March 20th every year. Mattress Advisor will contact the winning applicant and their institution’s financial aid office the following week to gift a $1000 check towards educational expenses. The scholarship is non-renewable.
Applicants need to submit a written piece exploring their personal relationship with sleep health and the impact it’s had on their education in an 800 - 1000 word essay. It should quote research from recent studies in this field and explain what resources are available to help reduce poor sleep health.
2020 Asa Tuten Memorial – Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association Essay Contest Award Amount: $1500, $1000, and $750 Deadline: March 18th, 2020
For thirty one years, the Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association essay contest has exposed thousands of high school seniors and their families to the life safety and property protection attributes of fire sprinklers. The Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association awards scholarships annually in the amount of $1500, $1000, and $750 to high school seniors through an essay writing contest. The deadline for entries is March 18, 2020 and the link for complete information and details is app.goingmerry.com/scholarships/georgia-fire-sprinkler-scholarship-2020/4535
Cobb Schools Foundation Senior Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: March 15, 2020.
The Cobb Schools Foundation Scholarship will be presented to graduating seniors throughout our 16 high schools in the Cobb County School District. Up to 32 Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded. The application window will be from February 1, 2020 and the deadline is March 15, 2020. Students may apply online at cobbschools.formstack.com/forms/seniorscholarship2020
The Georgia District Civitan Foundation Scholarships Award Amount: $1,200 (first place); $800 (second place) Deadline: March 15, 2020
The Georgia District Civitan Foundation Scholarships invites seniors to apply for the following scholarships: *2019-2020 Alice Dodd Scholarship for Outstanding Community Service *2019-2020 Bobby Dodd Scholarship for Outstanding Community Service (Awarded to a physically challenged student)
The first place recipient for each scholarship receives a $1,200 award. In addition, a second place award of $800 will be presented for each scholarship. Although academics and financial need are important and will be reviewed, the overriding criteria will be the applicant s community service involvement. Junior Civitan Club members are encouraged to make application.
The applications for this year's scholarships can be downloaded below. All criteria and general information about the scholarships are listed for you on page three of the applications. Any application that does not meet the listed requirements will not be considered. All applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2020.
The Marietta Kiwanis Foundation has established and contributed to several scholarship endowments in order to make annual scholarship awards to deserving college students in our community.
The Marietta Kiwanis Foundation Scholarships described below are made possible through the generous financial gifts of individuals, businesses, and community residents throughout Cobb County. Our scholarship program is also made possible through our Club's Flag Project where over 1,600 American flags are placed in front of businesses and residences throughout the community six times each year.
TURNER-HOWARD SCHOLARSHIP - CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION This is a memorial scholarship established in 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. James L. Howard in memory of their late mothers, Mary Miller Turner and Ellie Morris Howard. This undergraduate scholarship is available to a student who is entering or attending an accredited college or university AND who is either a staff member of the Cobb County Schools or the Marietta City Schools or who is a dependent of such a staff member. Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.
JANE AND EBBIE LANCE SCHOLARSHIP - CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION This is a memorial scholarship established in 1993 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation. This scholarship is available for any high school graduate or equivalent who is committed to pursuing vocational/technical education at Chattahoochee Technical College. Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement and financial need.
MARIETTA KIWANIS SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP - CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION This is a scholarship established in 1991 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation. This scholarship is available to assist a teacher or student accepted into an accredited college or university in Georgia who is pursuing a major in the field of special education. Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.
E.W. CHASTAIN SCHOLARSHIP - CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION This is a scholarship established in 1997 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation. This graduate or undergraduate scholarship is available to a student entering or attending an accredited college or university AND who has been a member of a Kiwanis Key Club or Circle K for a year or more or who is a family member of a currently active Kiwanis Club of Marietta member. Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.
RAYMOND STEVE TUMLIN SCHOLARSHIP - CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION This is a memorial scholarship established in 2001 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation in honor of the late Raymond Steve Tumlin, Sr., a dedicated Marietta Kiwanian, business, civic, and community leader in Cobb County. This scholarship is available to a graduate or undergraduate student entering or attending an accredited college or university and who is currently a member of a Kiwanis Club, Kiwanis-sponsored youth organization or who is the son, daughter, or spouse of a currently active Kiwanis Club of Marietta member. Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.
BILL "SCOOP" KINNEY JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP - CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION This scholarship was established in 2006 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation in honor of Mr. Bill Kinney, the Senior Associate Editor of the Marietta Daily Journal. This scholarship is available to a graduate or undergraduate student entering or attending any accredited college or university and who is pursuing a major in the field of Journalism. Selection emphasis will be placed on financial need and academic performance.
FOREVER REMEMBER SCHOLARSHIP - CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION This scholarship was established in 2010 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation to recognize those who are left behind. This scholarship is available to a dependent of a person who is either on active duty or employed in the reserve, or a veteran of the military, law enforcement, fire department, or EMT services. Applicants or their parents must reside or work in Cobb County. The applicant agrees that verification of dependency may occur during the selection process. Emphasis for this award will be placed on the essay, character, and academic achievement. For information about the Forever Remember statute and the creation of this scholarship, please CLICK HERE.
COAG Scholarship Award Amount: Four (4) $1,000 scholarships Deadline: March 13, 2020
The Constitutional Officers Association of Georgia is offering a scholarship contest for Georgia's high school seniors. This year, our scholarship committee will award four $1,000 scholarships to the essay winners. The application and scholarship details are available for download below. Submissions may be received via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or they can be mailed to P.O. Box 153, Hull, GA 30646. No late submissions will be accepted.
Criteria: The criteria for the award include: presenting a letter of acceptance or letter of enrollment from a school of accredited higher education located within Georgia (four year college, junior college or technical college); providing proof of residency in the State of Georgia; submitting a 1,000 word essay; and presenting a COAG scholarship application (may be downloaded from 2019-2020 www.coagonline.org).
GBAA Scholarships 2019 Award Amount: Varies Deadline: March 11, 2020
Investing in the future of Georgia’s Business Aviation Industry through Scholarships available to Georgia High School Seniors/Graduates Enrolled/Planning to enroll in accredited U.S. Colleges & Technical Schools in aviation fields of study and Continuing Education Scholarships available to GBAA Members.
Scholarship Awards up to $2000 Each: To individuals pursuing an education in Aviation Maintenance Technology (winner will also be awarded a $1,000 Snap on tools certificate).
Scholarship Awards up to $3,000 each: For individuals pursuing degrees in other aviation disciplines: Aviation Operations, Aviation Management, and Aeronautical Engineering.
Scholarship Awards up to $5000 Each: To individuals pursuing an education as a Professional Pilot
Cobb School Counselor Association 2020 Scholarships Award Amount: $500 Deadline: March 9, 2020
This year the Cobb School Counselor Association will only be accepting online submissions. The deadline to submit is 11:59p on March 9, 2020. Interested students may apply online at bit.ly/cscascholarshipinfo. The CSCA SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP o Students must be a graduating high school senior The CSCA SON AND DAUGHTER SCHOLARSHIP. o Students must be a graduating high school senior – OR – a student currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution. Students must be the child of a parent who has been a member of CSCA for the past three (3) years.
Georgia Mining Foundation 2020 Scholarship Award Amount: $500 (over 35 scholarships available) Deadline EXTENDED: March 9, 2020
To assist worthy students in Georgia with college tuition, the Georgia Mining Foundation was established with a $40,000 scholarship fund to be distributed as individual $500 scholarships. In addition to these individual $500 scholarships, the Foundation will also be giving away three (3) $1,000 scholarships to be paid out over two years ($500 a year for two years). High school seniors attending schools in counties where the companies maintain operations are eligible to apply.
Georgia Mining Foundation 2020 Technical College Scholarship Award Amount: $350 (over 20 scholarships available) Deadline EXTENDED: March 9, 2020
The Georgia Mining Foundation was established over twenty years ago with a $20,000 scholarship fund to be distributed as individual scholarships. This year, the Georgia Mining Foundation will award over twenty scholarships of $350 each to be distributed in technical colleges throughout Georgia to students attending a Georgia technical college
2020 Margie Hatfield Scholarship Award Amount: $1000 Deadline: February 28, 2020
Each spring the East Cobb County Council (ECCC) of PTAs awards one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from each of the six ECCC high schools. The Margie Hatfield Scholarship honors the dedication and years of service given by Mrs. Hatfield to the youth of our council. In recognition of her volunteer involvement, the Margie Hatfield Scholarship Fund awards deserving seniors who have made significant contributions to the community.
Any graduating senior enrolling in a full-time course of study at any institute of higher learning may apply. Students, however, must be a member of your school’s PTSA and if awarded a scholarship, must use the funds for continuing education.
Georgia State University's Goizueta Foundation Scholarship Award Amount: $10,000/per year per student Deadline: February 28, 2020
This scholarship is designed to increase the number of students of Hispanic/ Latinx heritage who enroll and complete their undergraduate degrees at Georgia State and provides mentors, internships and community service experiences to these students so that they can become the leaders of the future. The scholarship provides the following:
$10,000/per year per student, applied to student account
Eligibility to study abroad, travel to national and international conferences, and participate in service-learning trips.
A Latinx community that believes in and supports Latinx student success!
Krimson Community Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Award Amount: up to $4,000 Deadline: February 28, 2020
Krimson Community Foundation, Inc. will present scholarship awards of up to $4,000 to deserving African-American male graduating seniors to assist in covering a portion of their college expenses. African-American males in North Fulton, Cobb, and Cherokee counties are eligible to apply. To be eligible, an applicant must be a male African-American United States citizen, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better (based on a 4.0 grade scale), and a minimum SAT score of 1100 or an ACT score of 20.
The selection process will include an interview conducted by members of our scholarship committee and a thorough review of individual applications with a focus on financial need, academic performance, demonstrated leadership skills, and community service. All required documentation must be uploaded online no later than February 28, 2020. Interviews will be scheduled for all finalists.
Students with any questions may contact Brian K. Thomas at (678) 984-6372. The scholarship application is available for down load below.
Cobb EMC Community Foundation Scholarship Award Amount: Fourteen (14) awards of $5,000 Deadline: February 28, 2020
We are proud to offer the Cobb EMC Community Foundation Scholarship, which awards 14 scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each to eligible students with a primary residence served by Cobb EMC. There are two types of scholarships available: College/University and Vocational/Technical College. The annual scholarships are funded and administered by the Cobb EMC Community Foundation board. Eligibility:
Be a high school senior
Be accepted in an undergraduate degree program at any accredited two-year or four-year university or college
Live in a primary residence served by Cobb EMC
Complete the two-page application
Write an essay, no more than three pages, with references to future plans and goals
Provide an acceptance letter, high school transcript and SAT or ACT scores
Kell 2019 PTSA Senior Scholarship Award Amount: $1000 (first prize); Two (2) $500 (second prize) Deadline: February 27, 2020
The Kell PTSA awards scholarships to Kell graduating seniors that are continuing their education. The number of scholarships available and the amount of the individual scholarships varies yearly, based on the PTSA budget. There is no GPA or testing score requirement. However the following criteria must be met:
Applicants must be a Kell PTSA student member to apply for the PTSA Scholarship.Deadline to join Kell PTSA is December 31st of the student’s graduation year.
The application will have specific dates and drop off location. All requirements listed on the application must be met.
The scholarship will be awarded on Honors Day at Kell in the spring. More information available in the Kell Main Office and the scholarship application may be downloaded below or from kellcounseling.weebly.com/scholarships.html.
Alpha Kappa Alpha & PEARL 2019-2020 Scholarships Award Amount: Undisclosed Deadline: February 26, 2020
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the first African-American Greek-letter sorority, was founded on a mission comprised of five basic tenets which have remained unchanged since our inception in 1908. The international sorority has grown to over 760 undergraduate and alumnae chapters focusing on academic excellence and community service. Locally, the Rho Zeta Omega chapter serves the Cobb County/Marietta, Georgia community.
There are TWO scholarship categories and multiple awards will be given, BUT an applicant is only eligible to receive one scholarship award, to be determined by the Scholarship Committee. Interested students may apply for scholarships in one or both of the following categories.
1) The PEARL Foundation Scholarship There will be multiple awards in this category. These scholarships will be awarded to applicants who will attend ANY four-year college or university. 2) The Mae Carter Danzy Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Scholarship This scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who will attend a Historically Black College or University. Mrs. Danzy was the person who led the vision of chartering Rho Zeta Omega in Cobb County and served as the chapter’s first president. She was a proud graduate of Spelman College (1970) and Clark Atlanta University (1972).
Applicants for both scholarships must meet the following criteria:
Must be an African-American female who resides in Cobb County
Must attend a Cobb County public or private high school or Marietta High School
Must be in the graduating class of 2020
Must be a United States Citizen
Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Must have demonstrated leadership in the school and community
Must have participated in community service projects
Qualified applicants must participate in a panel interview in March 2020.
A completed application and supporting materials must be uploaded to email@example.com 11:59 pm, February 26, 2020.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a Skills Development Workshop presented by Rho Zeta Omega Chapter scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2020. Those who plan to attend must RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and cell phone number no later than Saturday, January 25, 2020. More information on the workshop along with the time and location will be announced on our website in mid-December. For additional information students may contact the scholarship committee at email@example.com.
Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen and Scholarship program Award Amount: Varies Deadline: February 15, 2020
Each year the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of higher education in diverse areas of study including history, economics, law, political science, medicine, nursing, occupational and physical therapy, elementary and secondary education, chemistry, math, science and English.
DAR’s scholarships are awarded and judged without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
Applicants must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.
All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance.
Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships.
Awards are placed on deposit with the recipient’s college or university and any unused portion shall be returned to the DAR.
Applicants are only eligible to receive one scholarship from the DAR.
2020 GA Mining Foundation Endowment Scholarship Award Amount: $4,000 ($1,000 per year for four years) Deadline: February 1, 2020
The 2020 Dickey Shurling Four-Year Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Georgia Mining Foundation, will be in the amount of $4,000 ($1,000 per year for four years) and is limited to those students planning to attend one of the following colleges: Mercer University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Southern Polytechnic at Kennesaw State University, University of Georgia, or Georgia Southern University.
The deadline for applications is POSTMARKED No Later Than February 1, 2020. Students with any questions or concerns, please contact me at the GMF office at (478) 757-1211. More information is available at georgiamining.org/GMF-endowment.php.
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award Amount: Sixty (60) awards up to $28,000/four years Deadline: February 1, 2020
We are pleased to inform you that the online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at jackierobinson.org. The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. The deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is February 1, 2020 by 5:00 pm ET.
To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
Be a graduating, minority high school senior
Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
Show leadership potential
Demonstrate a dedication to community service
Present evidence of financial need
Be a United States Citizen
Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship
Kennesaw State University Scholarships Award Amount: Varies Deadline: February 1, 2019
Kennesaw State University is proud to offer scholarships to incoming freshmen, currently enrolled students and transfer students. The KSU Foundation Scholarship Established by private donors and awarded each year to students with excellent academic achievement and/or those students with financial need. Scholarships are financial awards given to students who represent the high standards of Kennesaw State University. Merit Based Scholarships Awarded based on academic achievement, potential, leadership skills, extracurricular activities, community service and individual scholarship criteria regardless of financial need. Need Based Scholarships Awarded to students who demonstrate financial need. Additional requirements such as leadership skills, community involvement and individual scholarship criteria will also be considered.
2019 InspirASIAN-Atlanta Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 (33 available awards) Deadline: January 31, 2020
For the eighth year in a row students graduating within the state of Georgia are eligible to apply for 33 available scholarships valued at either $2,000 (National) or $1,000 (State) chapter awards. The InspirASIAN scholarship is open to students of ALL nationalities.
ALL applications must be submitted online BY 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time on January 31st, 2020. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of: scholastic and personal achievements, exhibited leadership, community involvement, work experience, and a personal essay. Notification of all winners will be announced in April 2020, with the monetary awards and a certificate of recognition following shortly thereafter. The scholarship award & certificate will be sent directly to the student. Students with questions about the InspirASIAN scholarship program are encouraged to email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Louquender Robinson Memorial Scholarship Award Amount: $500 Deadline: January 31, 2020
Rho Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated provides assistance to outstanding female African American high school students who reside in Cobb and North Fulton counties. This is a $500 scholarship. The link to the scholarship application is https://tinyurl.com/rhoepsilonzeta-scholarship.
The deadline for submission is January 31, 2020. Students with any questions about the scholarship you may contact email@example.com.
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest Award Amount: $10,000 Deadline: January 17, 2020
The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. The maximum word count is 1,000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Use at least five varied sources such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews.
Contest Topic Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level.
The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: December 31, 2019
Travis Watkins provides a $1000 scholarship for those who are interested in tax controversies studies. This scholarship is for any high school or university student in the United States. Students may apply online at traviswatkins.com/scholarship/.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. MRAC 2019 – 2020 College Scholarship Award Amount: Undisclosed Deadline: December 15, 2019
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a national service organization comprised of more than 200,000 members. Encouraging young African-American women to achieve excellence through higher education is a primary focus of the organization. We support this focus by awarding scholarships to young women who exemplify academic excellence, strong leadership and community involvement.
Eligible applicants must:
Be a graduating African-American female high school senior
Live or attend school in Cobb County, Cherokee County or North Fulton County
Have at least a 3.0 GPA or equivalent numerical average
Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: December 15, 2019
The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad in the United States 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. Applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the lasting effect an auto accident has had on their life as well as their journey to overcome those challenges.
Students applying must submit an essay where they explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why you deserve to win this scholarship. There are no conditions or requirements for this essay. Please keep submissions to 5 paragraphs and 600 words at the absolute maximum. The winning submission will be one which clearly conveys a non-fictional story of your life before and after an auto accident.
The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program “A Constitutional Speech Contest” Award Amount: $150 - $350 Deadline: December 11, 2019
Students grades 9 through 12, public, parochial, military, private, home school or on-line, are eligible. The student will prepare and present an 8 to 10 minutes speech on any aspect of the US Constitution. They will also be ready to speak for 3-5 minutes on an assigned topic. This year the assigned topics are Amendments XII, XXIV, XXVII and XX. One of them will be drawn during the contest day. The competition is a series of presentations at the Post, District, Area and State levels. The winner at each level proceeds to the next level, culminating in an expense paid trip for you and a chaperone to the National Finals in Indianapolis. The contest schedule for Kell (District 5) is:
Feb. 1, 2020, 1:00 pm EST Location: American Legion Post 304, 4220 S. Main St. Powder Acworth, GA 30101 First place…$350 Second place…$250 Third place…$100 Third place…$150
To contact Luis Roldan, Chair, The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, Post 294; cel: (678) 779-4060, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Students interested in participating may reserve their spot by calling or e-mailing Luis Roldan by December 11, 2019.
Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Award Amount: $2,500 Deadline: December 6, 2019
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. This year, scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to over 800 students nationwide.
Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
Be enrolled as a high school senior
Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or participating NBCUniversal or Telemundo markets. Eligibility will be determined by zip code in the online application
Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year
Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
Demonstrate financial need
Boston University Trustee Scholarship Award Amount: Full undergraduate tuition for four years Deadline: December 1, 2019
Boston University invites students to apply for the Trustee Scholarship. To be considered, students must submit their application for admission with one Trustee Scholarship essay by December 1, 2019. More information about the Trustee Scholarship can be found on our website.
Trustee Scholars rank at the top of their classes and demonstrate exceptional leadership in their schools and communities. Scholarship recipients are selected by a faculty committee from a competitive pool of applicants after rigorous review. The Trustee Scholarship covers full undergraduate tuition plus orientation and mandatory undergraduate student fees for four years.
Sunshine Behavioral Health’s Opioid Awareness Scholarship Award amount: $500 Deadline: December 1, 2019
Sunshine Behavioral Health is offering a $500 scholarship to students pursuing a degree in a medical field. To apply for the $500 scholarship, please submit an essay focused on the Opioid epidemic in the United States. The topic is open-ended. Do you or a loved one have a personal story overcoming opioid addiction? Do you have analysis of the latest research that provides insight on how to address this epidemic? Share your story and showcase your writing skills! Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, Nursing, Pre-Med, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or any other field relating to substance abuse. Students must meet the following criteria:
U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
Enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment
If selected as a recipient, you must consent to a talent release and be willing to provide a digital photograph and for display on Sunshinebehavioralhealth.com
Georgia State University Presidential Scholarship Award Amount: See scholarship details below Deadline: November 15, 2019
Presidential Scholars were leaders in their high schools with superior academic achievement, a commitment to service and inspiring personal qualities. Now, at Georgia State, these students are leading again and making an impact in a wide variety of ways.
Presidential Scholars receive the following benefits each semester for eight semesters:
Cost of tuition and fees (through HOPE/ZELL for GA residents)
Cost of mandatory student fees
Cost of housing
A yearly living expense stipend
A one-time $2,500 stipend for credit-bearing study abroad expenses
Opportunity to compete for a paid University Assistantship to explore research and engaging work experience on campus
Access to individualized classes and mentoring opportunities
To be considered for this highly competitive scholarship you must:
Be an incoming first-year student, planning to attend Georgia State for the first time in Fall 2020. (Current Georgia State students are ineligible.)
Answer a variety of essay questions regarding your accomplishments, goals and career pursuits.
Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, high school counselor, coach, mentor, etc. who can discuss how your qualifications align with the Presidential Scholarship and the mission of the Honors College.
Upload a professional photo of yourself.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship Award amount: Up to $40,000 per year Deadline: November 13, 2019
The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational experience – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships they may receive.
This highly competitive scholarship includes:
Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school.
Ability to pursue any area of study.
Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid.
Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the student experience.
Engineering Scholarship Competition at Mercer University Award Amount: Undisclosed Deadline: November 7, 2019
The Mercer University School of Engineering invites seniors to apply for their annual Scholarship Challenge at our Macon, Georgia campus in November 16, 2019. Valuable scholarships will be awarded this fall to high school seniors who are interested in Mercer’s engineering, industrial management and technical communications program. More information about the scholarship competition is available at engineering.mercer.edu/admissions/scholarship.cfm. Students do not need to have applied to Mercer – this event is open to any high school senior! Applicants may contact the event coordinator, Stephen Karafa at (478) 301-2650 or via email to Karafa_sp@mercer.edu with questions you or your students might have.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Award Amount: Up to $5,000 Deadline: November 5, 2019
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. To be eligible, applicants must:
be in grades 5-12 as of November 5
be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.
have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application
submit a completed application to a school or the head of an official designated local organization by November 6.
Foundation Fellowship and Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship @ UGA Award Amount: Varies Deadline: November 1, 2019
The Foundation Fellowship The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of $12,300 for Georgia residents (in addition to the Zell Miller Scholarship, valued at $9,552 per year). Additionally, Fellows receive individual travel-study grants ($9,000), spring group travel-study (one domestic and two international trips, valued at $9,900), research and academic conference grants ($1,750), and a post-first-year study abroad program at Oxford University (valued at $8,500)
The Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship The Ramsey Scholarship provides an annual stipend of $6,160 for Georgia residents (in addition to the Zell Miller Scholarship, valued at $9,552 per year) and $10,160 for non-residents (plus a Presidential waiver, currently worth $18,574 per year). The scholarship also includes a $3,000 travel-study grant. **All finalists who participate in the Interview Weekend will be named Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholars.
Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: "Imagine that your high school/college has been overrun with Zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Use your brain to flesh out a plan to avoid the Zombies, including where you would hide and the top 5 things you would bring with you to stay alive." The Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around January 31, 2020.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship Award Amount: $20,000 Deadline: October 31, 2019 (application available August 1) THE COCA-COLA Scholars program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 26th class in 2014, the Foundation has provided over 5,400 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $54 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Since 1989, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation has helped dreams come true for more than 5,000 outstanding students. In high school, these students began their journey of academic excellence, positive leadership and dedication to service. They are continuing throughout their careers to serve others and realize their full potential to change the world and create an enduring legacy. More information available at coca- colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs
Rehab 4 Addiction Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: October 30, 2019
Rehab 4 Addiction is offering a $1,000 scholarship to those looking to pursue an education in healthcare or any subject that’s medical-related. Applicants must submit a short 500-word essay. This essay must outline why you wish to pursue a career in a health-related area. Essay submissions may take the form of a personal narrative. Alternatively, applicants may outline what they have learned when undertaking practical work experience in this area or write about a personal recovery story they have experienced. More information is available online at rehab4addiction.co.uk/scholarship-usa.
Horatio Alger State Scholarship Award Value: $25,000 Deadline: October 25, 2019
The National Scholarship Program is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. National Scholars receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference. To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
AES Engineers Scholarship Amount of award: $500.00 Deadline: October 6, 2019
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm How to Apply Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? Submit essay to: email@example.com
Cobb EMC Youth Leadership Scholarship Program Award Amount: $1,500, $1,000 and two (2) $500 scholarships Deadline: October 4, 2019
The Cobb EMC Youth Leadership Program gives Juniors the opportunity to develop leadership and networking skills, learn about the electric cooperative and earn scholarship dollars. While learning about the co-op and making connections with other students, participants are also working to earn a spot on the Washington Youth Tour. The Youth Tour offers students a $1,500, $1,000 and two $500 scholarships, along with four all-expenses-paid trips to Washington, D.C. and one paid student summer internship.
Be a high school junior
Live in a primary residence served by Cobb EMC
Complete the application
The deadline to enter the Cobb EMC youth Leadership Program is Friday, October 4, 2019. Interested students may apply online at https://cobbemc.com/youthtour.
Dreamers Scholarship Application Award Amount: Full Four Year Scholarship Application deadline: September 16, 2019
Golden Door Scholars, in collaboration with colleges and universities, is offering full, four-year scholarships to high-performing undocumented students. The application deadline is 9/16/19. Learn more and apply now at www.goldendoorscholars.org.
The Gates Scholarship Award Amount: Undisclosed Deadline: September 15, 2019
The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation, and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance* that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the methodology used by a Scholar’s college or university. To apply, students must be:
A high school senior
From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university. More information available online at thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship.
Kennesaw State University FSL Scholarship Award Amount: six (6) $1,000 awards Deadline: August 1, 2019 The Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life is awarding over $1000 in scholarship money to incoming students and we would like for this information to be sent out your students at your respective High Schools. Applying for and winning the scholarship does not commit applicants to joining Greek life at KSU. This is our way of welcoming new KSU students to the campus and helping students during their first semester. Both applications will close on Thursday, August 1 at 11:59 p.m. Three women and three men will each be awarded on Tuesday, August 13. Incoming freshman men apply here: https://forms.gle/ZvTKB1XVKk2LZtmv7 Incoming freshman women apply here: https://forms.gle/jpJ182h71qGR2SQ89 All students interested in attending Kennesaw State University are encouraged to apply today!