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
BigSun Scholarship Amount of Award: $500 Deadline: June 19, 2019
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
Why My Teacher Makes Me Smile FLAX SCHOLARSHIP Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: May 29, 2019
The “Why My Teacher Makes Me Smile Flax Scholarship” awards an annual $1,000 scholarship to be used for college tuition by a senior high school student in Georgia.
To qualify for a scholarship, the applicant must be a senior Georgia high school student in good academic standing with a cumulative minimum GPA of at least a 3.0 (4.0 scale) who is on-track to apply for accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs (including accredited two- and four-year college, universities, vocational-technical and trade schools) pending receipt of a high school diploma.
APPLICATION PROCESS An applicant must write a 400-600-word essay answering the question “How has a specific teacher (past or present) positively impacted your life and made you smile?” The essay must be submitted in Microsoft Word format or PDF format. Essays will be judged on effectiveness in presenting a personal point of view, clear communication, and originality. Please include the teacher’s first and last name, grade taught and school.
B. Davis 2019 Scholarship Award amount: $1,000 Deadline: May 24, 2019
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019. Please visit studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application. The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019. Students with any questions may contact us at email@example.com.
Georgia Future Champions Scholarship Award Amount: $1,500 Deadline:May 17, 2019
The Champion Firm, P.C., is offering one $1,500 scholarship to help a Georgia student further his or her educational aspirations. This scholarship is open to any high school senior or college student in Georgia. Applicants must be enrolled or plan to enroll at a two-year to four-year institution for the 2019 school year. A minimum GPA is not required.
To apply, create a short (30-120 second) video telling us about how you plan to become the champion at whatever you do or plan to do. Also, tell us how this scholarship will help you reach your goals! Upload your video to YouTube. The deadline for all submissions is Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST.
Kennesaw State University Scholarships Award Amount: Varies Deadline: March 15, 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.
Marietta Kiwanis Foundation Scholarships Award Amount: $2,500 Deadline: March 15, 2019
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.
GBAA Scholarships 2019 Award Amount: up to $5,000 Deadline: March 1, 2019
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
PGSF (Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation) 2018 scholarship Award amount: $1,000 - $5,000 Deadline: March 1, 2019
Students are invited to apply for a scholarship with PGSF. The application period opens on November 1 each year and closes on March 1. Applications are evaluated and judged during May and June and recipients will be notified in July and August prior to the school year. More information available at https://pgsf.org/pgsf-scholarship-application/.
Two (2) letters of recommendation are required and must be submitted by March 1. (Please give your referral enough time to submit before the application site closes).
Official transcript(s) must be submitted via email or postmarked by March 1.
High school students ONLY – if your SAT’s or ACT scores are NOT recorded on your official transcripts email or send separately to: PGSF, 301 Brush Creek Road, Warrendale, PA 15086 postmarked by March 1.
Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or better.
2019 Dell Scholars program Award Amount: $20,000 Deadline: February 1, 2019
AVID is happy to announce that the Dell Scholars application is now open for seniors taking AVID! The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation created the Dell Scholars program with the understanding that it takes more than financial help to support students to college graduation. The Dell Scholars program offers personalized, multifaceted support to Scholars that extends beyond the financial support of $20,000, a laptop, and textbook credits. Scholarship criteria
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest Award Amount: $10,000 Deadline:January 18, 2019
In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight U.S. senators who risked their careers to do what was right for the nation. These leaders demonstrated political courage by taking a stand for the public good in spite of pressure by interest groups, their political party, or even their constituents. 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.
WikiLawn Grass for Class Scholarship Award Amount: $1,000 Deadline: December 31, 2018
WikiLawn Grass is offering a scholarship for entrepreneurial high school and college students who own and operate a lawn care service while attending school.
Application for Scholarship: Students apply by sending a transcript, resume, and a 500-700 word essay answering one of the following prompts to firstname.lastname@example.org 1. “Describe a time that you demonstrated resilience in the face of adversity while operating your business or service.” 2. “What words of wisdom would you offer to a fellow classmate who aspires to build their own business?”
The entry for the Spring semester is open from August 31 to December 31. We will announce the recipient on January 10th of the subsequent year. For more information please visit https://www.wikilawn.com/scholarship/
Marietta-Roswell Alumnae Chapter Scholarship Award Amount: Undisclosed Deadline: December 15, 2018
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. 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: 1)Be graduating African-American female high school seniors 2)Live or attend school in Cobb County, Cherokee County or North Fulton County 3)Have at least a 3.0 GPA or equivalent numerical average
Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Award amount: $2,500 (over 800 awards available) Deadline:December 7, 2018
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. Applicants must:
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 in one of the following NBC or Telemundo markets: Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, Los Angeles, McAllen (TX), New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego and Washington, D.C.
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 2019-2020 academic year
Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
GSU Presidential Scholarship Award Amount: award totals anywhere from $12,244 to $23,474 per year Deadline: November 9, 2018
Georgia State University is offering its annual Presidential Scholarship to incoming freshman who apply to Georgia State University by November 9, 2018 to be eligible for scholarship consideration.
GSU's competitive Presidential Scholarship program recognizes incoming university freshmen who are leaders in their high schools with superior academic achievement, a commitment to service and inspiring personal qualities.
In addition to participating in an engaging, selective college community amidst the vast opportunities of a large and evolving public research university, GSU Presidential Scholars receive competitive financial benefits, including:
Cost of tuition (through HOPE/ZELL for GA residents)
Cost of mandatory student fees
Cost of housing
A yearly living expense stipend
A one-time $2500 stipend for credit-bearing study abroad expenses
Opportunity to compete for a paid University Assistantship where students work on special projects or research in an academic department
This award totals anywhere from $12,244 to $23,474 per year depending on in/out-of-state student status and University Assistantship participation.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Award Amount: Up to $5,000 Deadline: November 6, 2016
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 6
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.
Engineering Scholarship Competition at Mercer University Award Amount: Undisclosed Deadline: November 1, 2018
The Mercer University School of Engineering invites seniors to apply for their annual Scholarship Challenge at our Macon, Georgia campus in November 10, 2018. 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 bethebear.com/engineering-scholarship-challenge.cfm.
Foundation Fellowship and Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship @ UGA Award Amount: Varies Deadline: November 1, 2018
The Foundation Fellowship The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of $12,000 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).
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, 2017.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship Award Amount: $20,000 Deadline: October 31, 2018 (application available August 1) THE COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniorseach 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 http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs
Dreamers Scholarship Application Award Amount: Full Four Year Scholarship Application deadline: October 25, 2018
Golden Door Scholars, in collaboration with colleges and universities, is offering full, four-year scholarships to high-performing undocumented students. The application deadline is 10/25/18. Learn more and apply now at www.goldendoorscholars.org.
Horatio Alger State Scholarship Award Value: $25,000 Number of Scholarships – 106 Deadline: October 25, 2017
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 2017 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
Wendy High School Heisman Deadline: October 17, 2018
Since 1994, Wendy's has been partnering with the biggest name in college football, Heisman, to support education, recognize achievements, and celebrate students through the Wendy's High School Heisman. This scholar athlete program elevates students by making it possible for them to take advantage of new opportunities, ensuring they are recognized for a job well done, and inspiring them to continue achieving their best. In these ways, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Program changes the lives of thousands of scholar athletes every year. Students and nominators may find more information at http://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/
Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) Youth Award Award Amount: Up to $3500 Deadline: October 15, 2018
Recipients will be selected for their accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their excellence in various educational categories. Eligibility:
Must be graduating from an accredited high school in the Spring of 2018
Must have an un-weighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Be of Hispanic Heritage including (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
Planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school
If selected, attendance to the regional ceremony is mandatory. Travel to the ceremony will be at the recipient’s expense
Completed online application including a letter of recommendation, transcript and essay questions
Be a Permanent Resident, DACA, U.S. Citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen
Cobb EMC Youth Leadership Scholarship Program Award Amount: $1,500, $1,000 and two (2) $500 scholarships Deadline: October 11, 2018
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 Thursday, October 11, 2018 and interested students may apply online at https://cobbemc.com/youthtour.
AES Engineers Scholarship Amount of award: $500.00 Deadline: October 6, 2018
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
National High School Poetry Contest Award Amount: $500 to the poet of the year winner; $500 to Best of Issue winners; and $100 to Editor's Choice winners; Deadline: September 30, 2018
Nine awards offered annually. There will be four Editor's Choice winners (one per quarter), four Best of Issue winners (one per quarter), and one award given to the best poem for the year (announced in August). Students may win multiple awards.
All winning poems will be published. In order to protect entrants' work, all publications will be copyrighted as an anthology by LPS Publishing and/or The Live Poets Society. However, LPS Publishing and The Live Poets Society will retain no ownership rights to the poetry. Such rights remain with the poet at all times. Entries will be judged on creativity, originality, imagery, artistic quality, and mastery of poetic expression. There are no theme or style requirements. Students can apply at Unigo.com
Off To College High School Scholarship Award Amount: $500 Deadline: August 31, 2018
Tell us what you are "taking with you" from home to college and you could win a $500 scholarship.
Write a brief essay (maybe 500-1000 words) about what you’re bringing with you to college and explain the significance. Then submit your essay along with a few pictures for bonus points. Our scholarship is open to any high school students who will be attending college in the Fall semester. Please visit https://www.abodo.com/blog/high-school-scholarship for more information.
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