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Name of Scholarship and Application LinkDeadlineRequirementsAmountFunding Club/SourcePoint of ContactContact Email
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GHS Class of ‘64 Scholarship Fund March 1: Deadline at 5:00 p.m. to submit most applications to NGCF. Be sure to check specific scholarship deadlines as they can vary per award. If March 1st falls on a weekend, the scholarship application period will be extended through Monday at 5:00 p.m.This scholarship is intended for a graduating senior at Gainesville High School to help him/her pursue a higher education.$2,000North Georgia Community FoundationLarry Adams & David SargentIf you would like any additional information on our available scholarships, email scholarships@ngcf.org call 770-535-7880.
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Myrtle Figueras Scholarship March 1: Deadline at 5:00 p.m. to submit most applications to NGCF. Be sure to check specific scholarship deadlines as they can vary per award. If March 1 falls on a weekend, the scholarship application period will be extended through Monday at 5:00 p.m.. Learn more about the GIFT scholarship hereGraduating seniors at Gainesville High School that plan to major in education at a school in the University System of Georgia and have plans to become a teacher.$4, 000 distributed in $1,000 increments over 4 years.North Georgia Community Foundation Angela Slay, Glenda Martin & Darrel Baumgardner
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Bill Wilson ScholarshipMarch 1: Deadline at 5:00 p.m. to submit most applications to NGCF. Be sure to check specific scholarship deadlines as they can vary per award. If March 1 falls on a weekend, the scholarship application period will be extended through Monday at 5:00 p.m.The main focus is to honor athletes in good academic standing.$2,500North Georgia Community FoundationMegan Martin, Angela Slay, Glenda Martin & Darrel Baumgardner
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Deshaun WatsonMarch 1: Deadline at 5:00 p.m. to submit most applications to NGCF. Be sure to check specific scholarship deadlines as they can vary per award. If March 1 falls on a weekend, the scholarship application period will be extended through Monday at 5:00 p.m.Gainesville High School seniors with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA. Consideration will be given to applicants who have shown participation in extracurricular activities, volunteering, or have been employed during high school.$2500 to two peopleNorth Georgia Community FoundationMegan Martin
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Jo Farr Scholarship FundMarch 1: Deadline at 5:00 p.m. to submit most applications to NGCF. Be sure to check specific scholarship deadlines as they can vary per award. If March 1 falls on a weekend, the scholarship application period will be extended through Monday at 5:00 p.m.available to graduating seniors at Gainesville High School$2,500North Georgia Community FoundationMegan Martin & Angela Slay
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Jody Tucker Memorial ScholarshipMarch 1: Deadline at 5:00 p.m. to submit most applications to NGCF. Be sure to check specific scholarship deadlines as they can vary per award. If March 1 falls on a weekend, the scholarship application period will be extended through Monday at 5:00 p.m.The scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Gainesville High School who have been accepted to a school in the University System of Georgia or the Technical College System of Georgia.$2,500 scholarship, renewable again for a second year if academic criteria is met.North Georgia Community FoundationBetsy Escamilla & Angela Slay
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Patrick Michael Kelley Band Scholarship Fund March 1: Deadline at 5:00 p.m. to submit most applications to NGCF. Be sure to check specific scholarship deadlines as they can vary per award. If March 1 falls on a weekend, the scholarship application period will be extended through Monday at 5:00 p.m.a senior GHS band/auxiliary member who has made significant contributions to the band. Applicants should have a 2.5 GPA; however, in the presence of other overwhelming accomplishments in music & civic leadership, less than 2.5 is considered.$1,500North Georgia Community FoundationMegan Martin & Angela Slay
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Susan Bible Jessup Memorial ScholarshipMarch 1: Deadline at 5:00 p.m. to submit most applications to NGCF. Be sure to check specific scholarship deadlines as they can vary per award. If March 1 falls on a weekend, the scholarship application period will be extended through Monday at 5:00 p.m.graduating seniors at Gainesville High School. Additional selection criteria (in order of priority) include demonstrating financial need, desire, extra-curricular activities, and academics. And overall GPA of 2.5 or better is required to be eligible for this scholarship.$3,500North Georgia Community FoundationMegan Martin & Angela Slay
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Myrtle Figueras Scholarship April 1Scholarship is for senior who demonstrates financial need. Application include:student’s complete contact info, high school transcript, intended study or major, college acceptance + one page essay “Today’s focus on immigration reform relates to your relationships with friends and your acceptance of cultures other than your own.” Return completed application tothe third floor office.
$1,000Friends of Ms. FiguerasSammy Smith
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William & Amanda Keith Memorial ScholarshipApril 1Scholarship is for minority senior who demonstrates financial need and is accepted to college
Needed: student’s complete contact info, high school transcript, intended study or major, college acceptance + one-page essay “Why I’m pursuing the field of study of my choice?”
Return completed to the third floor office.
$1,000Keith FamilySammy Smith
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Jerry Castleberry Road ScholarshipApril 1Scholarship is for a minority senior who demonstrates financial need to study transportation, logistics or public service. Application includes: student’s complete contact info, intended study or major, college acceptance, one page essay “Why I chose to study ________ (major).
Return completed application to the third floor office.
$500Friends of Jerry CastleberrySammy Smith
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Queens ScholarshipDeadline is late April. Open to Queens club members only$100-$300 for book scholarshipsQueensPharilyn Brown
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Lee Ann Noble Leadership - April 30Be an active member of Student Council and have earned the most points within a StuCo year$500StuCo ClubJennifer Givens
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Red ElephantApril 30be an active member of Student Council and have earned the most points within a StuCo year$500StuCo ClubJennifer Givens
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Pam WareAvailable to a graduating senior theatre students at GHS who is planning to attend an accredited post-secondary institution with a focus on theatre or a related filed. Eligiblity requirments: minimum 3.0 GPA (preference given to those with a minimum 3.5 GPA), including a capacity to succeed in chosen course of study, Honor Thespian status, which includes community service and participation in the theatre program. Demonstrated financial need. Finalists will be invited to a Zoom interview with selection committee members Ashley Duggan, David McArthy, and Camille Massey. Please send application materials to camillemassey@gmail.com: your resume and transcript, please provide brief responses to the following questions: What are your plans following GHS graduations (applications/acceptances to any post-secondary institutions and study focus)? Please describe your need for financial assistance. What life lesson shave you learned from your involvment in the theatre program? What legacy will you leave behind at GHS? How will you apply what you have learned to your future plans?$1,000ThespiansCamille Massey
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