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Updated 2/13/2020
Atlanta Public Schools Scholarship Database 2019-2020
Contact Maria Grovner at 404-802-2642 if you have questions.
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NAME OF SCHOLARSHIPCATEGORYDESCRIPTIONLINKOPEN DATEDEADLINE AMOUNT
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Black Excel Free Scholarships for Minorities Race/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. http://www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.htmlDates vary based on the scholarship- Check link for more information VariesVaries
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Southern Association for College Admission Counseling: Horizon AwardAcademicThe SACAC Horizon Award will be awarded to five high school students to honor deserving students with scholarship assistance to help cover some of the gapped costs in attending a postsecondary institution. The scholarship has been limited to students who attend high schools located within the nine member states and the Caribbean. As a matching award, a college counselor or Community Based Organization advisor who has been nominated by the chosen students will receive $1,000 to be used towards professional development opportunities, such as conference registration fees, annual membership dues for SACAC, or fees associated with participation in any SACAC- or NACAC-related event.http://www.sacac.org/knowledge-center/for-students-and-parents/horizon-award/11/1/20191/15/2020$1,000
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Ron Brown Scholarship Race/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. https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/program-descriptionAugust 2019-January 2020January 9th (Every year) November 1-Early Applicant Deadline$40,000 ($10,000 each year)
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Georgia Press Educational Foundation ScholarshipsGA Residency & Academic (Newspaper Journalism)To aid students interested in newspaper journalism. Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students who have been GA residents for three years, or their parents must have been GA residents for two years. Students must attend a GA college or university, demonstrate financial need and be recommended by a counselor, principal, professor of Georgia Press Association member.http://www.gapress.org12/1/20193/1/2020$1,500-$2,000
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FFA ScholarshipsField of Study (Agriculture)Scholarships awarded based on work experiences. https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/local-engagement-programs-scholarships/11/1/20191/15/2020
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5 Strong Scholarship Foundation, Inc.Academics/LeadershipFull tuition scholarships for select HBCU'shttps://www.5strongscholars.org/ 8/1/201912/01/2019Full Tuition
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BURGER KING McLamore Foundation Scholars Program Burger King Scholars ProgramThe BURGER KING℠ Scholars program assists employees, employees' spouses or domestic partners, employees' children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/information.phpOpen Now 12/15/2019 or upon receipt of 50,000 submissions$1,000
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FIRST Scholarships STEMScholarships for STEM Majors https://www.firstinspires.org/scholarshipsSeptember 2019VariesAmount Varies
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Julian & Jan Hester Memorial ScholarshipAcademic MeritThe goal is to assist deserving high school seniors in their first year of college and to promote community banking.https://www.cbaofga.com/hester-scholarship1.htmlOpen Now-Check link for more information 04/03/2020$1,000
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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.https://carsonscholars.org/scholarships/TBD- Check link for more information TBD- Check link for more information $1,000
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CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship(Medicine, Engineering, Technology, Nutrition, Health)Scholarship focusing on health in partnership with General Mills, to increase the number of minority students pursuing degrees in the fields of medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition and other health-related professions. Applicant must: be preparing to pursue an undergraduate degree full-time or be a current full-time student; have a minimum 2.5 GPA; exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities; and reside or attend school in a congressional district represented by a CBC member.https://www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships/TBD- Check link for more information TBD- Check link for more information Varies
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LEAGUE Foundation ScholarshipOther Affiliation (LGBTQ)The program is open to self-identified Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender graduating high school seniors meeting the prescribed criteria.https://www.leaguefoundation.org/apply/01/01/2020TBD- Check link for more information Varies
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GAWP Frontline ScholarshipEmployee AffiliationsGAWP Frontline Scholarship is for frontline workers (and their children) including non-management positions such as operators, superintendents, laboratory technicians, customer service specialists, CAD operators, etc. Applicant or applicant's parent should be an employee of a GAWP Utility or Corporate Member, or applicant or applicant's parent should be an individual member of GAWP.

https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.gawp.org/resource/resmgr/scholarships/Eligibility_Requirements_-_S.pdf12/1/20192/28/2020$2,000
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GAWP Undergraduate ScholarshipMember AffiliationGAWP's Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to a member, or the son or daughter of a member of GAWP. Applicant should be a graduate of an accredited high school, or demonstrate that graduation will occur before August 1, 2009. There is no restriction with regard to the course of study. The scholarship is renewable for up to three years.https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.gawp.org/resource/resmgr/scholarships/Eligibility_Requirements_-_S.pdf12/1/20192/28/2020$2,000
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JoAnn Stromberg ScholarshipField of Study (Electronics Industry)The Atlanta SMTA Chapter provides an annual student scholarship to eligible students. Applicants must be members or children of members of the Atlanta SMTA Chapter, and/or local students majoring in a program of study related to the electronics industry. Majors can include: Business Administration, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Journalism, Sales/Marketing, or a related field that is representative of the SMTA organization.https://www.smta.org/scholarship/TBD- Early 2020TBD- Check link for more information $3,000
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Samsung American LegionOther Affiliations/Member AffiliationsThe Samsung American Legion Scholarship is for high school juniors who participate in and complete either an American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Program and be a direct descendant, i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. or a legally adopted child, of a U.S. wartime veteran who served on active duty during one or more periods of war.https://www.legion.org/scholarships/samsung Varies- Check link for more informationScholarships are due no later than the first day of a participant’s American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program.Varies
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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.http://cfgreateratlanta.org/2018/02/14/george-pearl-strickland-scholarship-fund-invests-future-students/12/1/2019TBD- Check link for more information $1,000-2000
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Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) ScholarshipsAcademicThe CBC\Scholarship is a national program that awards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated students who intend to pursue full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees. Applicant must: be preparing to pursue an undergraduate degree full-time or be a current full-time student; have a minimum 2.5 GPA; exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities; and reside or attend school in a congressional district represented by a CBC member.https://www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships/TBD- Check link for more information TBD- Check link for more information Varies
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Charlotte Lemons Annual Student Scholarship (C.L.A.S.S.)Financial Need Provides students in need of financial assistance, the opportunity to further their education at a two-year or four-year college or technical institution. This scholarship will support the education of future leaders, who will "make a difference" within their local community and the world at large.http://www.madf.org/scholarship/applyTBD- Check link for more information Appliaction process begins January 2020 $1,000 & $5,000
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Shout It Out ScholarshipsOther Affiliations (Unigo)$1,500 annually, non-renewable. The Scholarship prize will be in the form of a check made payable to the accredited postsecondary institution of higher education attended by the scholarship prize recipient (once the scholarship prize recipient has enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education and submitted proof of enrollment to the sponsor). The scholarship prize recipient must submit proof of enrollment on or before Dec. 31, 2021.https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/shout-it-out-scholarship-2016/5016Open Now-check link for more information 9/30/2020$1,500
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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.). https://connect.nsbe.org/Scholarships/ScholarshipList.aspx9/1/201901/04/2020Varies
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Lewis Center for Educational Research Scholarships Other Affiliations Scholarship awarded to qualified students seeking a career directly related to the home building industry.http://www.lewiscenter.org/Board/Scholarships/index.htmlOpen Now & Varies- Check link for more information TBD- Check link for more information Varies
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Steve Dearduff Scholarship Field of Study (Medicine or Social Work) The Steve Dearduff Scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in medicine and social work.http://cfgreateratlanta.org/community-impact/scholarships/12/1/2019TBD- Check link for more information $2,500
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Lowe's Scholarship Academic Merit/Community Service The scholarship program was open to current high school seniors in the United states, with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Applicants must show a record of commitment to their community through community service, leadership, or work experience.
The scholarship was open to community members and Lowe's employees and dependents. It was funded by Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation.
http://www.college-financial-aid-advice.com/lowes-scholarship.htmlTBD- Check link for more information TBD- Check link for more information $2,500
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Students Without Mothers Scholarship Other Affiliation: Loss of a Mother Students 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 who are without their mothers due to death or other unfortunate circumstances.http://www.studentswithoutmothers.org/scholarshipProgram.htm9/1/201912/31/2019$4,000
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Taylor Michaels Scholarship Fund Academic Merit & Field of Study Scholarship to provide support for deserving minority high school students who exemplify a strong potential for academic achievement but face social-economic conditions that hinder them from reaching their full potential. Must have strong community service involvement.https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/taylor-michaels-scholarship-fund-111_172991.aspx11/1/20192/5/2020$1,000-$5,000
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Tech High School Alumni Assoc./W.O. Cheney Merit ScholarshipGeorgia school/Tech high school All eligible students must demonstrate high moral qualities. Preference will be given to students attending a college/university in the state of Georgia and/or student who claim a connection to Tech High School, if such a claim can be verified. Scholarships are awarded on a nondiscriminatory basis after careful review of eligible applications. https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-state/georgia-scholarships/tech-high-school-alumni-assocwo-cheney-merit-scholarship/1004933 12/1/20192/15/2020$5,000
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ACS Scholars Program Academic 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.https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html11/1/20193/1/2020Up to $5,000
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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.https://www.afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest/9/1/20194/1/2020$2,000
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AFSCME Family ScholarshipMember Affiliation (Child of AFSCME Member)The AFSCME Family Scholarship Program is an ongoing program of scholarships available to children and financially dependent grandchildren of AFSCME members. Any graduating high school senior who is a daughter or son of an AFSCME member, and who intends to enroll in a full-time, four year degree program in any accredited college or university, is eligible to apply for a scholarship. The scholarship may be used for any field of study.https://www.afscme.org/members/scholarships/afscme-family-scholarship 9/1/201912/31/2019$2,000
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AHEPA Mother Lodge Chapter No. 1 Scholarship Academic merit, financial need, community serviceThe American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Educational Fund was established to promote, encourage, induce and advance education at the college, university, graduate and professional school level. Several scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need and merit.https://www.ahepaatlscholarship.org/TBD- Check link for more information TBD- Check link for more information $1,000-$3,500
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AIST Foundation Scholarships Field of Study (Iron & Steel Technology) AIST Foundation scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to talented and dedicated students to encourage them to pursue careers within iron- and steel-related industries.http://www.aist.org/students-faculty/scholarshipsVaries- Check link for more informationVaries Varies
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Alexander Graham Bell Foundation College Scholarship AwardOther Affiliation (Moderate to Profound Hearing Loss)The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing college scholarships are awarded to students with moderate to profound hearing loss to continue their education. Students must demonstrate a serious commitment to academic and career excellence, and all fields of study are welcome. Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria: Hearing loss must have been diagnosed prior to age seven; Hearing loss must be bilateral and in the moderate to profound range; and must have an unaided Pure-Tone Average (PTA) of 55dB or greater in the better hearing ear.https://www.agbell.org/Connect#financial-aidTBD- CHeck link for more information TBD- Check link for more information $1,000-$10,000
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American Welding Society National Scholarships Field of Study (Welding/Engineering) The AWS Foundation National Scholarship Program includes the several individual scholarships for students pursuing a specific degree in welding, welding engineering/technology, and management at an accredited four-year college or university. https://www.aws.org/foundation/page/scholarships12/1/2019TBD- Check link for more information $2,000 and up
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DECA Employee Scholarships Member Affiliation (DECA)Awarded to associates of the sponsor that are DECA members. Criteria generally include work history, endorsement from the local supervisor of the student, the DECA Advisor and a second school official, DECA involvement and grade point average.https://www.deca.org/high-school-programs/scholarships/ 11/1/20191/17/2020$1,000
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Dell Scholars Program Financial needThe Michael & Susan Dell Foundation created Dell Scholars to recognize and assist an underserved population—students in the academic middle from low-income households who are often among the first in their families to attend college. All Dell Scholars have overcome significant personal challenges in their pursuit of higher education. The financial award helps students with various education expenses; but, most importantly, the program is more than just a check: Dell Scholars is a college completion program that provides students with key supports they need to obtain a college degree. http://www.dellscholars.org10/1/201912/1/2019Up to $20,000 and other resources
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Delta Community Credit Union Scholarship Academic achievement, Community service, Essay, Financial NeedDelta Community Credit Union is committed to improving the financial lives of its members. Our financial resources for young adults and the annual Scholarship Program were created to help members with early financial milestones, like going to college. Delta Community annually awards $20,000 in scholarships as follows: three (3) $5,000 awards and two (2) $2,500 awards. Scholarships are earmarked for tuition, books, lodging or meal costs and will be made payable to the college or technical school by Delta Community. The school must be accredited and located in the United States.
https://www.deltacommunitycu.com/community/scholarships/scholarships/scholarships.aspxTBD- opens March 2020TBD- Check link for more information $2,500-$5,000
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The Gene Henson Scholarship Academic Merit/Civic/Community ServiceAn outstanding senior with scholastic achievement in the current academic year and overall grade point average through high school.http://www.myaala.com/?page=HensonScholarshipTBD- Check link for more information TBD- Check link for more information $500-$2,500
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The Princeton Prize in Race Relations ScholarshipCivic/Community ServiceYoung people who are working to increase understanding and mutual respect among all races. Through this effort, we hope to inspire others to join in these or similar efforts, and to undertake initiatives of their own.https://pprize.princeton.edu/apply11/1/20191/31/2020$1,000
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Walmart Associate/Dependent Scholarship Program Financial Need The Wal-Mart Associate Scholarship is a college scholarship available to Wal-Mart associates or dependents of associates who are graduating seniors with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and a demonstrated financial need.http://giving.walmart.com/associate-scholarships11/1/201911/29/2019Up to $13,000
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The Wayne Reynolds ScholarshipAthleticsThe purpose of the Wayne Reynolds Scholarship is to encourage and promote the attainment of higher educational goals for students who have demonstrated successful participation in a golf program in Georgia. The Foundation will provide yearly grants for deserving undergraduate students at accredited two or four year colleges or universities.https://www.dhgc.org/club/scripts/library/view_document.asp?NS=PUBLIC&DN=REYNOLDS1/1/2020on or before the last Friday in April $3,000
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GAWP's Frontline Undergraduate ScholarshipsAffiliation (GAWP Utility or Corporate Member)GAWP created the Frontline Undergraduate Scholarship for the frontline workers in our industry and their children. http://www.collegescholarships.com/scholarships/detail/1334498/1/201912/31/2019$2,000
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Thomas Wood Baldridge ScholarshipCivic/Community ServiceApplicant must be a Jaycee, an immediate family member of a Jaycee, or a descendent of a former Jaycee, and must be enrolled in or accepted for admission to a college or university. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, and demonstrate academic potential, leadership, and financial need. Applicant must submit a self-addressed, stamped, business-size envelope with $5 for an application.https://www.collegexpress.com/scholarships/thomas-wood-baldridge-scholarship/17815/1/1/20203/1/2020$3,000
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Union Plus ScholarshipAFL-CIOEligible applicants must: be union members, spouses, and dependent children; have one year continuous good standing union membership with a union participating in any Union Plus Program.https://www.afscme.org/members/scholarships/union-plus-scholarship11/1/20191/31/2020$500-$4,000
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United Negro College Fund Civic/Community ServiceThe United Negro College Fund Program Services Department administers various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documents.https://www.uncf.org/scholarshipsTBD- Check link for more information TBD- Check link for more information Various
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Vernon E. Carne ScholarshipMember AffiliationGeorgia Federal Credit Union (GFCU) established The Vernon E. Carne Scholarship in honor of GFCU’s founder. This is an essay based scholarship opportunity for members (or children of members) of Georgia Federal Credit Union that are graduating high school seniors.https://www.trinitysc.org/vernon-scholarshipTBD- Check link for more information next spring 2020Up to $4,000
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Walter Harrison ScholarshipVocationalNamed for one of Georgia's true electric pioneers and state leaders, the Walter Harrison Scholarship program awards $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and undergraduate students attending any vocational school or two- or four-year accredited college or university in Georgia.https://www.cgemc.com/content/walter-g-harrison-scholarship11/1/20191/31/2020$1,000
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Xernona Clayton Scholarship Journalism/African AmericanThe Atlanta Association of Black Journalist Xernona Clayton Scholarship Fund awards deserving African-American students to pursue a journalism/mass communications degree at a Georgia college or university.http://www.aabj.org/?option=com_content&view=article&id=133&Itemid=1249/1/2019 11/29/2019 $500-$1000
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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.https://www.gsga.org/support/scholarships/yates-scholarship-programOpen Now 3/1/2020 at 3:00pmVaries
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Moolahspot ScholarshipFinancial NeedTo help students pay for college or graduate school. Students must be at least 16 years or older and plan to attend or currently attend college or graduate school. Applicants may study any major or plan to enter any career field at any accredited college or graduate school. A short personal statement is required.http://www.moolahspot.com/index.cfm?scholarship=1Open Now- Check link for more information12/31/2019$1,000
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Scholarship Detective Launch ScholarshipFinancial and U.S. CitizenshipTo help college and adult students pay for college or graduate school. Applicants must be high school, college or graduate students (including adult students) who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students may study any major. The funds may be used to attend an accredited U.S. institution for undergraduate or graduate education.http://www.scholarshipdetective.com/scholarship/index.cfm9/1/201912/31/2019$1,000
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1Dental ScholarshipEssayTo support students in higher education. Applicants must be currently enrolled high school seniors, college or graduate school students who are also U.S. citizens. Applicants must answer a 30-question survey. Apply by submitting the essay by email along with your full name, address, phone number, name of high school or college you are attending, school address, current GPA and grade level.http://www.1dental.com/scholarship/ Email: scholarships@1dental.com9/1/201912/20/2019$1,000
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A Voice for Animals Essay ContestContest (Essay and Animal lover)To support students who wish to have a voice for animals. Applicants must be high school students who plan to study any major. Applicants must write an essay as part of their application.http://www.hennet.org/contest.phpTBD- check link for more information TBD- Check link for more information Varies
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The $1,000 Bookoo ScholarshipEssayScholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students attending an
accredited college or university.
http://www.bookoo.com/scholarships9/1/201912/1/2019$1,000
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Herrman and Herrman Innovation Scholarship Essay ContestEssayScholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, and students currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.https://www.herrmanandherrman.com/scholarship/3/1/201912/1/2019Up to $2,500
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Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. Personal Injury ScholarshipEssayScholarship is open to incoming and current college students that are U.S. citizens or permanent
residents. GPA Requirement: 3.0 or higher
https://www.chicagolawyer.com/staver-law-group-personal-injury-scholarship/9/1/201912/1/2019$5,000
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The Advocates Injury Attorney ScholarshipEssayScholarship Eligibility- All students either prospective or current, who are enrolled in an accredited institution located within the United States may apply for this scholarship.https://www.montanaadvocates.com/scholarship/Open Now- Check link for more informationThis is ongoing scholarship and awards are offered biannually
Fall Term: Jan 31st Spring Term: June 30th
$2,000
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Annual CGTrader ScholarshipEssayScholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Write an essay on “Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind.”https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarshipsOpen Now- Check link for more information12/1/2019Varies
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Advocates Law ScholarshipEssayAll current or prospective students must be enrolled in an accredited institution located within the United States.https://www.advocateslaw.com/scholarship/Open NowThis is am ongoing scholarship and offered biannually
Fall Term: Jan 31st Spring Term: June 30th
$2,000/year
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The Abels & Annes, P.C. Scholarship Essay ContestEssayScholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate, or law school students who will be attending college in 2019 in the United States.https://www.daveabels.com/scholarship.htmlOpen Now12/15/2019$1,000
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The Annual Jennifer Dean Community ScholarshipEssayStudents must be a senior in high school or enrolled in a university or college in the United States. The student’s enrollment status must be in good standing.https://www.rsfdentist.com/scholarshipOpen Now 12/31/2019$500
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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.https://www.afrotc.com/scholarshipsOpen Now1/17/2020Up to full tuition plus fees, books and stipend
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Airmen Memorial Foundation Scholarship ProgramAir ForceApplicants must be dependents of Air Force enlisted personnel who are attending high school or college. They must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and be accepted to the college of their choice.http://www.hqafsa.org/scholarships.html1/1/20203/31/2020Up to $2,000
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America's 911 Foundation ScholarshipChild of active duty/volunteer first responderApplicants must be a child of an active duty or volunteer first responder. Students must be accepted to a college or university.http://www.americas911foundation.org11/4/20193/9/2020$2,000
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American Fire Sprinkler Association High School Senior Scholarship ContestEssay quiz and Scholarship drawingTo provide financial aid to high school seniors who plan to attend a U.S. college, university or certified trade school. Students must read the "Fire Sprinkler Essay" available online and then take an online quiz. Applicants receive one entry in the scholarship drawing for each question answered correctly.http://www.afsascholarship.orgOpen Now4/1/2020$2,000
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American Legion Legacy ScholarshipsMilitary AffiliationTo support the children of deceased U.S. military personnel. Applicants must be the children or adopted children of a parent who was in the U.S. military and died in active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Students must be high school seniors or high school graduates pursuing or planning to pursue undergraduate study in the U.S.https://www.legion.org/scholarshipsOpen Now4/15/2020Up to $20,000
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AMVETS National Scholarships for Entering College FreshmanJROTC cadetsApplicants must be high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or documented extenuating circumstances. They must be US citizens and children or grandchildren of US veterans. They must show academic potential and financial need.http://www.amvets.orgReopens in January 2020.Check link for nore information$1,000
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Armed Services YMCA Annual Essay ContestMilitary AffiliationApplicants must be k-12 students who are children of active duty or Reserve/Guard military personnel. Entrants up to eighth grade should write an essay of 300 words or less. High school entrants should write an essay of 500 words or less.http://www.asymca.orgVariesVaries- Check link for more informationVaries
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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 or college freshmen… Recipients must serve in the Army for four to eight years after graduation.http://www.goarmy.com/rotcOpen Now-Check link for more information Varies- Check link for more informationUp to full tuition
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AXA Achievement Scholarship
Academic merit, financial need, community service
Applicants 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.
https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/about.html
Open Now12/15/2019Varies
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Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship
Financial need, academic achievement, work history and extracurricular involvement
Applicants must be accepted to an accredited four-year college. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of financial need, academic achievement, work history and extracurricular involvement.
http://www.beyondtheboroughs.org
1/1/20203/15/2020Varies- Check link for more information
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Bonner Scholars ProgramCommunity serviceTo award 4-year community service scholarships to students planning to attend one of 75 participating colleges. Students must complete annual service requirements as stipulated by the organization. Awards are geared toward students demonstrating significant financial need. Scholarship recipients are named Bonner Scholars.http://www.bonner.orgOpen Now-Check link for more information Varies- Check link for more informationVaries- Check link for more information
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Bright!Tax Global Scholar InitiativeStudy AbroadApplicants must be US citizens who want to study abroad for at least one full semester at an accredited institution. Selection is based on academic and extracurricular achievement, community involvement, future ambitions and financial need. Scholarship is awarded on a ongoing basis with no deadlines.
http://www.brighttax.com/scholarships.html
Open- Check link for more informationRolling- Awarded on a ongoing basis with no deadlines$1,000
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Burger King Scholars Program
Community service, financial need
Applicants may apply from public, private, vocational, technical, parochial, and alternative high schools in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico and must be US or Canadian residents. Applicants do NOT need to work at Burger King, but Burger King employees are eligible.
http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org
Open Now12/15/2019$1,000-$50,000
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C.I.P. ScholarshipFinancial needApplicants must be age 18 or older currently attending or planning to attend a two-year or four-year college or university within the next 12 months. The award may be used for full- or part-time study at either on-campus or online schools.
http://www.collegeispower.com/scholarship.cfm
Open Now 12/31/2019$1,000
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Car Covers $1,000 ScholarshipEssayApplicants must submit an essay describing ways to extend the service life of cars. Selection is based on the overall strength of the submission.
http://www.carcovers.com/resources/scholarship/
Open Now12/15/2019$1,000
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Capt. James J. Regan ScholarshipLaw Enforcement/EssayTo support students who are Law Enforcement Explorers. Students must be at least in their senior year of high school. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation and an essay.
http://www.exploring.org/scholarships/
1/1/20203/31/2020$2,500
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CareerFitter ScholarshipFinancial NeedApplicants must be planning to enroll or already enrolled in accredited college or graduate school program. Students must take a career test on Career Fitter's website and include the results on their application. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.http://www.careerfitter.comOpen Now01/31/2020$1,000
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Black Scholarships DirectoryRace/Ethnicity (African American)The largest online directory of scholarships and financial aid opportunities for African American and other minority students. The programs listed on our web site give away millions of dollars in college funding, and are sponsored by foundations, government agencies and even corporations from all over the country!
http://www.blackscholarships.org/?m=1
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Carson ScholarsAcademic, community serviceApplicants must be nominated by their school. They must be in grades 4 through 11 and have a GPA of 3.75 or higher in English, reading, language arts, math, science, social studies, and foreign language.
http://carsonscholars.org/scholarships/
Open Now 1/10/2020$1,000
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Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP) Essay ContestEssayTo reward students, academics, attorneys, policymakers, and members of the general public for outstanding essays regarding alcohol policy.
http://www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org/essay-contest/
Open Now 01/12/2020$1,000-$5,000
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CPI Champion of Service AwardAcademic, community serviceApplicants must be participants in the College Preparatory Invitational, be students in grades 8 through 12, have a 3.0 GPA or higher and have served a minimum of 36 hours of community service within the last 16 months. The scholarship is awarded to the applicant with the highest number of community hours served.
http://www.collegeprepinvitational.com
Open Now- Check link for more informationVaries$500
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Atlanta Housing- PHADA ScholarshipAtlanta Housing participantsIn order to encourage academic excellence and community responsibility among high school students, PHADA has implemented a scholarship program for graduating seniors who are preparing to enter college. PHADA will award three scholarships to deserving youth currently residing in a PHADA member agency.
https://www.phada.org/Conferences-Education/PHADA-Scholarship-Program
Open Now1/31/2020Varies
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CPI Essay AwardEssayApplicants must participate in the College Preparatory Invitational and be students in grades 8 through 12. Selection is based on the style, grammar, spelling and creativity of a personal essay.
http://www.collegeprepinvitational.com
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Create-a-Greeting-Card ScholarshipContestTo reward high school, college students and members of the US armed forces who enter a contest to create a Christmas card, holiday card, birthday card, or all-occasion greeting card. Applicants must be US citizens or legal residents who are at least 14 years old. The submission must include original artwork or photographs.
https://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm
Open Now3/2/2020$1000-$10,000
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Credit Sesame Financial Literacy ScholarshipEssayApplicants must be enrolling in a four year college or university in the upcoming school year, or a current student. Students must be at least 17 and reside in the US.
https://www.creditsesame.com/scholarship/
Open Now04/30/2020$2,500
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Curt Greene Memorial ScholarshipEssayStudents must demonstrate financial need, and must be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time (minimum of 12 credit hours) in an undergraduate program. Applicants must submit an essay and two letters of reference.http://www.hhyf.orgOpen Now04/30/2020$2,500
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Daughters of the Cincinnati ScholarshipMilitary AffiliationApplicants must be daughters of career officers in the US Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard or Marine Corps (active, retired or deceased). Applicants must also be high school seniors.http://daughters1894.org/1/1/20203/15/2020$16,000-$20,000 paid over 4 years
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Delta Theta Chi Sorority National Memorial ScholarshipEssayStudents graduating high school or current undergraduate freshmen must provide official documentation of GPA, SAT and/or ACT scores. Applicants must complete application in full, including the essay, and provide at least one letter of reference.
http://www.deltathetachi.org/Scholarships.html
Open Now2/1/2020$1,600
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Digital Privacy ScholarshipFinancial NeedTo help students understand why its important to be cautious about what they post on the Internet. There is no age limit. Students must be a US citizen.
http://www.digitalresponsibility.org
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25 Scholarships on Social Justice IssuesSocial Justice, community service, financial needA list of scholarships for high school and college students that focus on social justice. These scholarships are for students who make social justice a priority in their lives and volunteer in areas with a social mission. Also included are scholarships for students who are at-risk of not completing their education and need a bit of financial assistance.
https://www.thescholarshipshark.com/25-scholarships-on-social-justice-issues/
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William A. William III Scholarship FundHBCU, financial need, & business related majorThe William A. William III Scholarship Fund was created to provide assistance to young men and women throughout the United States who desire to attend college. The intent of this fund is to assist in furthering education for those who will give back to their community as William did. The award will provide a $1000 scholarship to recipients(s) pursuing an education at an HBCU while majoring in a business related field.
http://www.wynn3scholars.com/application.html
Open Now- Check link for more informationDUE BY 5PM LAST FRIDAY OF FEBRUARY$1,000
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American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) 2019 ScholarshipField of study (Business, science, technology, engineering, or math)High School graduating seniors planning to major in Business, Science (physical), Technology, Engineering, or Math that may lead to a career in the energy industry are eligible to apply.www.aabe.orgOpen Now 3/15/2020Check link for more information
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AFSA’s 21st Anniversary High School Essay ContestEssayOpen to high school students in grades 9-12 who are U.S. citizens.
http://www.afsa.org/essay-contest
Open Now04/6/2020Up to $2,500
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National High School Essay ContestEssayOpen to students in grades 9-12 in any of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, the
U.S. territories, or if they are U.S. citizens attending high school overseas
https://www.usip.org/public-education/students/AFSAEssayContest
Open Now4/6/2020Up to $2,500
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ACT Scholarship Giveaway for Sophomores & Juniors
ACT registration giveaway
Eligible sophomores, juniors and seniors who register for the ACT® test between 9.3.2019 and 6.26.2020 anational test date (and opt-in to the giveaway during registration) has a chance to win a $15,000 Scholarship + $5,000 Tech Package in the ACT Scholarship Giveaway!
act.org/ACTScholarshipGiveaway
1/1/2019September- July$15,000 Scholarship + $5,000 Tech Package
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Montem Health and Wellness ScholarshipEssayStudents who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school are encouraged to submit their application.
https://montemlife.com/scholarship/
Open Now3/31/2020$1,500
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STOP TEXTING & DRIVING: OUR $1,000 VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP CONTESTVideo ContestHigh school juniors, seniors and full-time college students. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
https://www.nashvilletnlaw.com/scholarship/
Open Now4/1/2020$1,000
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