Bey & Associates Offering $1,000 Scholarship
Bey & Associates, a personal injury law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, is now offering a twice-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending or plan to attend their first year of college or graduate school in the upcoming fall and spring semester. The rising costs of education are continuing to be a struggle for many students who aim to obtain a higher education. All of the attorneys and staff members at Bey & Associates believe that by helping students overcome those struggles, our world can become a brighter place for future generations. This scholarship allows us to do just that.
The current open submission period is for Fall 2017.
To enter, you’ll need to submit a 500+ word essay on the topic below as well as some additional information.
- Students can be attending or planning to attend any college or graduate school in the U.S.
- All applicants must be attending or plan on attending for their first year.
- As proof of your first-year status, you will need to submit a digital copy of your acceptance letter—complete with the college letterhead—from that college.
- This current scholarship will be rewarded for the semester beginning in Fall 2017.
- All applications for the current semester are due by August 1, 2017.
You’ll need to submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic:
What can individual drivers do to help lower the amount of deadly crashes that occur on our nation’s highways?
This topic is especially of importance to our local Atlanta, Georgia community. One of thedeadliest highways in the United states circles around our city. You don’t need to live in Atlanta to understand the life-altering consequences a serious car accident can have on a family, however. Every state and every city experiences deadly accidents.
Once the application period closes, Bey & Associates will decide on a winner based each essay’s feasibility, creativity, and the applicant’s level of knowledge in the topic as well as their ability to write a well-crafted essay. You don’t need to be an English major or a law major to write a winning essay. The winning essay will likely be one that explores the topic in a unique way– one that brings insight to the topic and sheds a new light on it.
By submitting your essay to us, you agree that your essay may be featured on our blog. We will publish the winning essay as well as 1-2 of the top contenders. Published essays may appear with minor edits.
To submit your application and essay, email us the completed essay, a digital copy of the acceptance letter from your college or graduate school verifying your first-year status, and some brief information about yourself to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the body of your email include your name, address, phone number, and the name of your current/planned school. You may include a brief paragraph telling us about yourself and your career-related goals, but this part should be brief. The essay should be attached as either a .DOC, .DOCX, .PDF, or .RTF, or included in the body of the email.
Send all applications and questions to email@example.com.
We look forward to reading your applications!
MARIETTA KIWANIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Over the past years, our Club has established and contributed to several scholarship endowments in order to make annual scholarship awards to deserving college students in our community.
The following Marietta Kiwanis Foundation Scholarships 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 flags are placed in front of businesses and residences throughout the community six times each year. The Kiwanis Club of Marietta encourages all qualified individuals to apply for any of the scholarships described below.
All potential applicants should read the description and requirements for each scholarship carefully. You may apply for any appropriate scholarship, but submit a separate application for each.
Applications for the Founders/Beck Scholarship at Kennesaw State University should be submitted directly through Kennesaw State University. Information is available athttps://kennesaw.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ScholarshipSearch.aspx.
Applications for the Fred and Drucilla Beck Scholarship at Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University should be submitted directly through Kennesaw State University at https://kennesaw.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ScholarshipSearch.aspx.
For the other seven scholarships, please follow these directions.
- Download the application (below) and save it to your computer, adding your name to the end of the file name. Open the application file you have saved to your computer, enter your information, and save it again. Then email OR print and mail as directed below. If you prefer, you can print the application, complete manually, and mail as directed below. The essay may be provided as a Word or PDF file, or you may submit a printed hard copy if you are mailing your application. Please be sure to complete the entire application and keep a copy for your records.
- Mail or email your application and essay to:
- MAIL: Marietta Kiwanis Foundation, Inc.
Attn: Pat Huey / Scholarships (Name of Scholarship)
P.O. Box 3191
Marietta, GA 30061
Subject line: Scholarships (Name of Scholarship)
- MAIL: Marietta Kiwanis Foundation, Inc.
- Deadline is March 15
MARIETTA KIWANIS FOUNDATION FOUNDERS SCHOLARSHIP / FRED AND DRUCILLA BECK SCHOLARSHIP – KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY
A memorial scholarship fund established at Kennesaw State College in 1976, now Kennesaw State University, in honor of the five charter members of the Kiwanis Club of Marietta who were living at that time: Mr. Atherton, Mr. Anthley, Mr. Medford, Mr. Baskin, and Mr. Beck. This scholarship is available to students with a high GPA on sophomore or higher level who are involved in community service as well as campus activities attending Kennesaw State University. This scholarship also honors Fred and Drucilla Beck. Fred was one of our founders and our club secretary for 40 years. Drucilla was our first honorary female member. The scholarship is available to a full-time undergraduate student attending Kennesaw State University. Kennesaw State University handles the application and selection process. Information and application procedures for this scholarship can be found athttps://kennesaw.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ScholarshipSearch.aspx. Scroll down to Fred & Drucilla Beck Kiwanis Scholarship – Kennesaw Campus for the application link.
FRED AND DRUCILLA BECK SCHOLARSHIP AT SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY AT KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY
The Fred & Drucilla Beck Kiwanis Scholarship at Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University was established in 1986 to award a scholarship to an undergraduate full-time student majoring in a field of engineering with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is actively engaged in community service while pursuing a degree at KSU. Student must show past involvement and be actively engaged in continuous service to their community of 30 hours or more per semester. Strictly merit based. Kennesaw State University handles the applications, selects the top 3 candidates, and the Kiwanis Scholarship Committee makes the final decision. Information and application procedures for this scholarship can be found athttps://kennesaw.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ScholarshipSearch.aspx. Scroll down to Fred & Drucilla Beck Kiwanis Scholarship – Marietta Campus for the application link.
TURNER-HOWARD SCHOLARSHIP – $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
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 Kennesaw State University, Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University, or Chattahoochee Technical College, and who is either a staff member of the Cobb County School System or the Marietta City School System 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 – $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
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 – $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
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/university in Georgia who wishes to specialize in the field of special education. Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.
E.W. CHASTAIN SCHOLARSHIP – $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
A scholarship established in 1997 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation. This graduate or undergraduate scholarship is available to a student entering or attending Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University, Chattahoochee Technical College, or Kennesaw State 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 – $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
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 – $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
A scholarship 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 pursing a major in the field of Journalism. Selection emphasis will be placed on financial need and academic performance.
FOREVER REMEMBER SCHOLARSHIP – $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
A scholarship 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 must reside, work, or be a
student at an institution whose main campus is 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.
Programs and Regulations
As Georgia’s premier provider of student financial aid and educational services, we administer a variety of programs to help gain postsecondary training, certifications and degrees.
Scholarships: Money for college that does not have to be repaid. Awards may be based on past academic performance, special areas of study, academic excellence or other criteria. Example: Zell Miller Scholarship
Grants: Money available for college that does not have to be repaid. Awards may be based on financial need, past academic performance, service to the community or special areas of study. Example: HOPE Grant
Student Loans: Unlike a grant, a loan must be repaid. Loans should be used primarily to meet a gap in your educational cost (tuition, room and board, textbooks). Usually, students begin paying back their loans at the end of a grace period that begins once they have completed their education. Example: Student Access Loan (SAL)
Service-Cancelable Loans: Student loans that will not have to be repaid if certain conditions are met, such as working in a particular field or military service. Example: Scholarship for Engineering Education for Minorities (MSEE)
Military Programs: Money available for college that does not have to be repaid if certain conditions are met such as military service. Example: Georgia Military College State Service Scholarship
Seniors interested in pursuing a two to four year degree in an area related to Agriculture, Foresty, or Family/Consumer Sciences are encouraged to apply for the Cobb County Farm Bureau Scholarship. $10,000 in scholarships will be given out. Students must plan to attend college in the state of Georgia to be considered. A link to the application can be found below:
- Must be a male senior at a Georgia high school
- Must provide a letter of intent (not to exceed two pages in length) including the following: personal introduction, professional aspirations, and a detailed description of how this scholarship will impact your future endeavors
- Include an electronic 5×7 photograph
- Provide two (2) teacher recommendation letters (must be emailed directly by the teachers to firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Must be enrolled in a traditional four-year college/university by the fall of 2014
- Attach application, letter of intent, photographs, and recommendation letters separately to one (1) email.
- Submit all application materials to Christopher Perry at email@example.com
- All application documents should be submitted no later than Monday March 24, 2014.
A copy of the application is attached:
The Georgia Business Aviation Association (GBAA) is accepting scholarship applications from GA students pursuing a field of study in the Aviation industry.
Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2014.
For more information, please see the attachments below.
The members of the Alpharetta/Smyrna Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. will present scholarship awards of up to $1,000 to deserving African-American male graduating seniors who reside in North Fulton, Cobb or Cherokee counties, have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and a minimum SAT Math and English combined score of 950 or an ACT score of 20.
All required documentation must be postmarked by 3/14. The application can be located here:
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Rho Epsilon Zeta Foundation is accepting applications for their annual Book Award. The application is open to African-American female graduating seniors who reside in Cobb, Douglas, Paulding or North Fulton counties with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
The application, a copy of which can be found below, must be postmarked by 1/31.