Updated 05/17/2021
Atlanta Public Schools Scholarship Database 2020-2021
Contact Maria Grovner at 678-492-4523 if you have questions.
Minority ScholarshipsRace/Ethnicity (Minorities)Scholarship open to African American or Black students. NowVariesVaries- Check link for more information
Minority ScholarshipsRace/Ethnicity (Minorities)Scholarships open to Hispanic or Latino students. NowVariesVaries- Check link for more information
Cameron Impact Scholarship High School SeniorsScholarship is open to high school seniors (Class of 2021) who are planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university. Applicant must maintain a minimum cumulative unweighted 3.7 GPA. Open Now9/11/2020Varies- Check link for more information
Do Something Scholarships VariesDoSomething has many campaigns to make a difference, and for participating, you will be entered to win a scholarship! NowVariesVaries- Check link for more information
Black Excel Free Scholarships for MinoritiesRace/Ethnicity (Minorities)Scholarships awarded based on different requirements. Black Excel helps young people and parents all across the country to navigate the difficult college admission process. vary based on the scholarship- Check link for more informationVariesVaries
5 Strong Scholarship Foundation, Inc.Academics/LeadershipFull tuition scholarships for select HBCU's Check link for more informationVaries- Check link for more informationFull tuition
National Honor Society ScholarshipsAcademics/LeadershipThe National Honor Society is providing scholarships to members that uphold high academics standards. Check out the link for further details on scholarship criteria.
Cooke College Scholarship ProgramHigh School SeniorsThe Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is the largest undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke Scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding.
2021 Coca-Cola Scholars ProgramHigh School SeniorsThe Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.
Gates ScholarshipHigh School SeniorsThe Gates Scholarship is a scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. The scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance. tuition
5 Strong Scholarship FoundationHigh School SeniorsScholarship open to High School Seniors. Check link for more informationVaries- Check link for more informationVaries- Check link for more information
The Match Scholarship
High School SeniorsMatch Scholarship Recipients are granted early admission to one of QuestBridge's college partners with a full four-year scholarship, worth over $200,000. now9/29/2020Full tuition
Student Impact ScholarshipHigh School SeniorsWells Fargo has launched the Student Impact Scholarship, to help support students who have been financially impacted by the pandemic continue their education$5,000
Ron Brown ScholarshipRace/Ethnicity (Black/African American)The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. NowJanuary 9th 2021$40,000 ($10,000 each year)
Carson ScholarsAcademic (Grades 4-11)An interested student must be nominated by an educator at his or her school to be able to compete for a Carson Scholarship. Only one student from each school is able to apply, ensuring that each nominee epitomizes academic excellence. Carson Scholars must have a minimum GPA of 3.75 and display humanitarian qualities through community service. Scholarships are awarded solely on the basis of academic achievement and humanitarian qualities, without regard to financial need, ethnicity, creed or religion. link for more information Check link for more information$1,000
Golden Torch Awards Scholarship ProgramNSBE Jr.The Golden Torch Awards (GTA) Scholarship Program is NSBE’s most prestigious award for pre-college students. The GTA Scholarship Program honors high school students who exemplify leadership and excellence (academic, community service, etc.).
Lewis Center for Educational Research ScholarshipsOther AffiliationsScholarship awarded to qualified students seeking a career directly related to the home building industry. Now & Varies- Check link for more informationTBD- Check link for more informationVaries
ACS Scholars ProgramAcademic merit, financial need, community serviceThe Atlanta Chapter of AFCEA awards scholarships to undergraduate students enrolled full-time in accredited degree-granting 4-year colleges or universities in the metro Atlanta or North Georgia area. Candidates must be enrolled at the time of application. This is a merit scholarship. to $5,000
AFSA Fire Sprinkler ScholarshipAny AffiliationThe American Fire Sprinkler Association, (AFSA) is dedicated to the educational advancement of its members and promotion of the use of automatic fire sprinkler systems. This scholarship is open to high school seniors in the United States. Winners not based on financial need.$2,000
Yates Scholarship ProgramEmployee AffiliationProvides college grants to employees and children of employees at GSGA Member Clubs. Named for Charles, Dan and Danny Yates of Atlanta, all of whom have contributed greatly to the game of golf, the scholarships are based on financial need, character, academic achievement and work experience at a GSGA Member Club. at 3:00pmVaries
Air Force ROTC High School Scholarship ProgramAir Force/ ROTCTo help students with financial need who are also interested in joining the Air Force in order to pay for college. Now1/14/2021Up to full tuition plus fees, books and stipend
Army ROTC Four-Year Scholarship ProgramMilitary AffiliationTo bolster the ranks of the Army, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard by providing monetary assistance to eligible student candidates. Applicants must be US citizens and high school seniors, graduates of college freshmen… Recipients must serve in the Army for four to eight years after graduation. Now-Check link for more information02/04/2021Up to full tuition
AXA Achievement ScholarshipAcademic merit, financial need, community serviceApplicants must be US citizens or legal residents who are current high school seniors and are planning to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in the fall following their graduation. 1st12/15/2020Varies
Thurgood Marshall College FundHigh School Seniors attending a HBCUThe Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) in partnership with Apple is proud to present the Apple HBCU Scholars Program to outstanding students attending a Historically Black College or University. Eligible students should be currently working towards a degree in an undergraduate, Masters, Law or Ph.D. program. Selected Scholars will receive a $15,000 merit-based scholarship and participate in a 12-week internship during the summer of 2020. Each scholar will be assigned an Apple the world. NowVaries- Check link for more informationVaries- Check link for more information
2020 Military Virtual College Leadership FairHigh School SeniorThe Virtual College Fair will bring over 100 Universities to students across our country in a safe and virtual environment. Students will have the ability to move around virtual tables to talk to the University Army ROTC programs, advisors, and current students at the Universities. 26, 2020 from 10am – 1pm Varies- Check link for more informationVaries- Check link for more information
Prudential Spirit of Community AwardsHigh School StudentsThe Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. NowNovember 10,2020Up to $5,000
Steve Dearduff ScholarshipField of Study (Medicine or Social Work)The Steve Dearduff Scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in medicine and social work.$2,500
The James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship FundHigh School SeniorsScholarship is to provide financial support to students enrolled at an accredited college pursuing an undergraduate degree. annually for four years
Women’s Chamber Of Commerce Scholarship FundHigh School SeniorsScholarships are for students enrolled in undergraduate studies at an accredited four-year college. to 1000 annually
George W. and Pearl D. Strickland ScholarshipSpecific College (Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, Morris Brown College or Spelman College)The George and Pearl Strickland Scholarship Fund is specifically earmarked to assist Georgia students attending undergraduate and graduate programs at Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University.$1,000-2000
Achieve Atlanta ScholarshipAtlanta Public Schools graduating SeniorsScholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who attend an Atlanta Public School and can demonstrate financial need. Check link for more information
Boys High Scholarship FundHigh School SeniorsTo provide support for graduating high school seniors at Henry W. Grady High School in their pursuit of a college education. Check link for more information
The Community Foundation for Greater AtlantaHigh School StudentsThe Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta provides hundreds of scholarships each year to students through a variety of scholarship funds. Check out the link to have the opportunity to apply for hundreds of scholarships. Check link for more information
William Lester FoundationHigh School StudentsThe purpose of the William Lester Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals
that will be enrolling in a college or university straight out of high school. Now11/15/2020$1,000
5 Strong Scholarship Foundation Inc.Historical Black Colleges and UniversitiesThe 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation, Inc. partners with Historically Black Colleges and Universities to provide full tuition scholarships and ongoing support to promising student leaders from “Matriculation to Graduation.” Now12/31/2020Varies- Check link for more information
FFA ScholarshipsField of Study (Agriculture)Scholarships awarded based on work experiences. Varies
ACS Scholars ProgramAcademic merit, financial need, community serviceThe Atlanta Chapter of AFCEA awards scholarships to undergraduate students enrolled full-time in accredited degree-granting 4-year colleges or universities in the metro Atlanta or North Georgia area. Candidates must be enrolled at the time of application. This is a merit scholarship. to $5,000
2021 FAMU National Alumni Association Metro Atlanta ScholarshipSeniorsThe Metro Atlanta chapter of the Florida A&M University National Alumni Association is a nonprofit organization. Each year, the association awards scholarships to Metro-Atlanta high school students who will attend FAMU. Now01/20/2021$1,000
Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta: Scholarship Application Assistance WebinarHigh School StudentsThe Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta is holding a seminar for students to learn more about the scholarships and application process, please join them for a webinar on November 16th at 7:00 pm. Now11/16/2020 at 7:00pmSeminar
Dell Scholars ProgramSeniorsScholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in an approved college readiness program (such as AVID, GEAR UP, Upward Bound – see full list on website) in grades 11 and 12. Applicant must have earned a minimum GPA of 2.4 and demonstrate financial need. Now12/01/2020$20,000
Generation Google ScholarshipSeniorsThe Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring students pursuing computer science degrees excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Selected students will receive $10,000 for the 2021-2022 school year.!?detail-content-tabby_activeEl=overviewOpen NowDecember 4, 2020$10,000
Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist AwardSeniorsThe Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award receive up to $10,000 to help offset the costs of studying classical music at a high level. NowDecember 4, 2021up to $10,000
2021 oxyGEN Scholarship ProgramSeniorsThe oxyGEN scholarship program celebrates our commitment to growth through the pursuit of higher education. Our scholarship recognizes student’s ability to demonstrate critical and creative thinking by effectively communicating the importance of a STEM topic of their choice and their ability to make an impact in the field or in their community. NowFebruary 28, 11:59 pm ETminimum scholarship amount awarded is $1000
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay ContestHigh School StudentsThe John F. Kennedy Scholarship requires students to submit an essay on the provided topic related to an act of political courage NowJanuary 15thup to $10,000
Leaders Save Lives Scholarship ProgramHigh School Students The American Red CrossScholarship is open to all high school students. Applicant must host an American Red Cross blood drive between December 15, 2020 and January 15, 2021. NowJanuary 15thUp to $2,500
Horizon AwardSeniorsEach year SACAC seeks to award five (5) students attending high school with a $1,000 one-time scholarship. SACAC recognizes the financial barriers students oftentimes face when considering college opportunities and the Horizon Award seeks to offset some of these cost of living concerns. NowJanuary 22nd $1,000
Z-Nef Founders' Centennial ScholarshipSeniorsThe 2021 scholarship award will be made to one deserving female high school senior to cover educational cost up to and not to exceed $125,000 total. The award is targeted to honor a female high school senior, who exhibits personal integrity and excellence through academic achievement and community involvement, and demonstrates a moderate to significant need for financial assistance in attaining her educational goals. Now02/28/2021 Up to $125,000
SeniorsGeorgia United Foundation has offered an annual high school scholarship to members planning to attend college or technical school. The program offers an opportunity for students to showcase their scholastic achievements and creativity through a video competition. Students can be award up to $10,000 to cover educational expenses. Now02/28/2021Up to $10,000
Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders SchSeniorsThe Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders, Inc. (GCEL) Scholarship is designed for high school seniors who will attend an institution of higher education in the Fall of 2022!. GCEL Inc. will award four (4) scholarships valued at $1,500 per student. Now02/20/2021Up to $1,500
Students Without Mothers Scholarship ProgramSeniorsStudents Without Mothers is dedicated to helping high school students without mothers help themselves by empowering them to continue their education.The organization's main purpose is to provide scholarships for college bound high school students. Now01/31/2021$4,000
THE FORTITUDE EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. SCHOLARSHIPSeniorsThe Fortitude Educational And Cultural Development Center Inc. Scholarship is helping Seniors who desire to attend an institution of higher education. FCDC will award scholarships up $2,000 per student. Now02/12/2021Up to $2,000
David T. Howard High School Former Athletes in Action ScholarshipSeniorsDavid T. Howard High School Former Athletes in Action Scholarship is designed for Senior Athletes who will attend college Fall of 2021. Now04/02/2021Varies
Atlanta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. ScholarshipSeniorsAtlanta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. main purpose is to provide scholarships for college bound high school students. Now02/19/2021Varies
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship ProgramSeniorsThe Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services.The JRF scholarship is awarded to outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, four-year college or university. Now02/01/2021Up to $30,000 over four years
2021 KPMG Future Leaders Program ApplicationFemale High School SeniorsThe KPMG Future Leaders Program is awarded to outstanding female high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, four-year college or university. Now 02/02/2021$10,000 college scholarship/year for 4 years
Brian Jordan Foundation ScholarshipSeniors​The Brian Jordan Foundation established BJ's Scholars to help economically challenged youth achieve their dreams through higher education. Now 4/30/2021The Brian Jordan Foundation (BJF) Scholarship Program assists students who need financial assistance with college tuition by providing $1,250 per recipient, per year for FOUR YEARS.
Hope Scholarship ProgramSeniorsThe Hope Scholarship program main purpose is to provide financial assistance to seniors that plan on attending college in Georgia. NowLast day of classesVaries
Jimmy Rane Foundation ScholarshipsSeniorsThe Jimmy Rane Foundation was established with the purpose of sending hard-working and outstanding students to college Now02/05/2021 $500-$5,000
TMCF Dr. Williams President ScholarshipSeniorsDr. Williams, President-CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending one of the publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) within the TMCF 47 member-school network. now03/08/2021$3,100
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship ProgramMinority SeniorsThe Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. now02/01/2021Up to $30,000 over four years
The REACH Initiative SeniorsThe REACH Initiative is a non-profit organization
formed to reward metro Atlanta high school student athletes who have faced challenges or hardships with
academic and life support and exposure to cultural and
educational experiences. Now03/31/20201$1,500
Emma Elsie Schell Dudley
​Scholarship Foundation
SeniorsThe Emma Elsie Schell Dudley
​Scholarship is a one-time award of $5000.00; to be awarded $2,500.00 each semester. Now03/11/2021$5,000
James Allen Community Scholars ScholarshipSeniorsThe James Allen Community Scholars Award purpose is to provide scholarships to eligible AH-assisted individuals in support of their
post-secondary education options. Now02/26/2021Varies
Amazon Black Employee Network ScholarshipSeniorsAmazon’s Black Employee Network has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors who plan to continue their education in college and pursue a computer science or supply chain-related field of study and career. Now03/04/2021$5,000 per year for four years
TheDream.US National Scholarship ProgramSeniorsTheDream.US National Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial assistance to DACA eligible students. Now02/25/2021Varies
2021 College Within Reach Scholarship Female SeniorsThe Atlanta Suburban Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is seeking applicants for its annual "College Within Reach" Scholarship for Female seniors. The scholarship goal is to provide financial assistance to many young women as possible. Now03/01/2021
NPS Scholarship Seniors The Nu Psi Sigma Graduate Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. goal is to provide financial assistance to qualified students as they pursue their educational dreams – thereby preparing them to serve their community and make a positive impact in the world. Now04/01/2021Varies
Doodle 4 GoogleAll Grade Level StudentsGoogle is proud to host their annual Doodle contest. The contest is open to students in grades kindergarten through twelfth grades. Student must create an uplifting doodle that tells the world “I am strong because…” Now02/06/2021$30,000

Microsoft Disability Scholarship
Seniors The Microsoft Scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and target a career in the technology industry. Now03/01/2021 $5,000 per year, up to $20,000 total
JDP Scholarship FundSeniorsThe primary purpose of the Jayda Dionne Parker Scholarship Fund is to provide a deserving student financial assistance for college expenses. Now05/31/2021Varies
CCGS Bernard Harris ScholarshipSeniorsThe 2021 CGCS-Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships. The scholarships are designed specifically for African American and Hispanic graduating seniors this spring in Council school districts who plan to pursue college studies in one of the STEM-related fields. Now05/04/2021 $5,000
CT Sylianco Scholarship ProgramSeniorsThe Scholarship seeks to advance their vision of empowering the next generation of student leaders in creating opportunity for others. In their honor, the Scholarship aims to inspire students to live a lifetime of service, constantly pursuing "Equality Through Education." Now05/07/2021$500
Regions Riding Forward® Scholarship Essay Contest
SeniorsRegions believes in supporting the students whose passion and actions every day will continue to make stories worth sharing. The scholarships wants you to share a story about a Black American individual who has inspired you for the opportunity to earn a $5,000 college scholarship. Now03/31/2021$5,000
Words of Comfort Ministries, Inc. ScholarshipSeniorsThe Words of Comfort Ministries, Inc. scholarship provides financial assistance to outstanding male and/or female African American students residing in the state Georgia who plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the U.S.
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Open Now05/14/2021$1,000
Emerging 100 ScholarshipMale Seniors The Emerging 100 of Atlanta ("Emerging 100"), the young professional auxiliary of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc., is focused on empowering the lives of high school and college students across the City of Atlanta through mentorship, service, and scholarship. Now04/02/2021Varies
John Wesley Dobbs ScholarshipSeniorsThe John Wesley Dobb scholarships goal is to provide financial assistance to students interested in furthering their education. Now04/09/2021$1,000
Next Step Education FoundationSeniorsThe Next Step Education Foundations goal is to provide financial assistance to students interested in furthering their education. Now03/15/2021Varies
Percy Julian ScholarshipSeniorsThe Percy Julian award will be given to two High School Seniors (one male and one female) in recognition of scholastic achievement and leadership ability. Each recipient will receive a $550 book scholarship and a one-year (student) membership in ACS. Now04/14/2021$550 Book Scholarship
St. Elmo Brady ScholarshipSeniorsThe St. Elmo Brady award will be given to a High School Senior in recognition of the goal of becoming a first-generation college student, their scholastic journey, personal integrity and perseverance. The recipient will receive a $600 book scholarship and a one-year (student) membership in ACS. Now04/14/2021$600 Book Scholarship
Ron Settles Memorial FoundationSeniorsThe Ron Settles Memorial Foundation mission is to turn pain into purpose by furthering efforts to empower individuals, creating and promoting opportunities to help end social injustice and systemic racism Now03/31/2021Varies
The Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund (SCSFSeniorsThe Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund (SCSF) was founded on the belief that any motivated individual in need should have the opportunity to further his or her education. The SCSF provides individual grants, paid directly to the educational institution, to every student who qualifies and reapplies yearly, from admission to graduation. Now04/30/2021Varies
Eta Omega ScholarshipSeniorsThe Eta Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity awards financial scholarships to outstanding Atlanta-area male high school scholars. For 2021, these non-renewable scholarships will range in amount from $1000 to $5000. Now04/30/2021Check link for more information
2021 Choice Neighborhood Scholarship ProgramSeniorsThe Choice Neighborhood (CN) Scholarship Program goal it to assist students financially to help them achieve postsecondary education goals. Now06/07/2021Check link for more information