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Scholarships January – June 2016

Jan 29, 2016 10 Words or Less Scholarship: 9-12th graders, write a statement in 10 words or less about why you deserve a $500 scholarship and you may win!  Apply at .https://www.studentscholarships.org/easy.php

Feb 1, 2016 AXA Achievement Community Award: Seniors who “demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities” can apply apply for this scholarship. Apply at https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html.

Feb 3, 2016 UNCF STEM Scholars Program:  African-American seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who wish to pursue a STEM major may be interested in applying for this.  For more info, go to their website https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/3c41df47-d142-4e21-8d79-e10bd880a347

Feb 2, 2016Ziegler Firm Scholarship: Seniors- have an interest in the law?  Write an essay on the designated topic and you could win this $1000 scholarship. http://brianzeiger.com/scholarship/

Feb 5, 2016 Walter Harrison Scholarship: Seniors who have been accepted into a post-secondary institution and will answer the autobiographical essay application may qualify for this, apply at:  scholarshiphttps://cobbemc.com/walter-harrison-scholarship

Feb 11, 2016 Courageous Persuaders Scholarship: Students in 9th-12th grades can enter this competition by making a commercial warning their peers about underage drinking.  For contest details, visit the site http://www.courageouspersuaders.com/contest.htm

Feb 15, 2016 Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship: Seniors who demonstrate leadership, dedication to community service, and  have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21, apply for this scholarship opportunity http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/

Feb 23, 2016 Lewis Elementary School Scholarship: Seniors who attended Lewis Elementary School for at least 3 years may apply for this scholarship by completing the application https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0kdeBr01sjWOHRjVVF2aDd6TEE/view

Feb 25, 2016 Cobb EMC’s Washington Youth Tour: Juniors can enter to win this scholarship/ amazing Washington summer internship https://cobbemc.com/youthtour

Feb 29, 2016 Buick Achievers Scholarship Program: Seniors planning to enroll full time in a 4 year college or university next year and want to study engineering, technology, or design related to cars may qualify for this scholarship: http://buickachievers.com/?utm_source=MDRe1&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BA2016

March 1, 2016 Georgia Business Aviation Association and Foundation Scholarhips: Seniors with at least a 3.0 who are going to pursue a college education as a professional pilot or in aviation may qualify for the scholarship.  Application is http://gbaa.org/

March 2, 2016 State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship: Seniors with between a 2.5 and 3.2 GPA and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year school full time in the fall may apply for this scholarship https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/

March 11, 2016 Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Alpharetta-Smyrna Alumni Chapter Scholarship: African-American male seniors who have at least a 2.5 GPA and a minimum 1100 SAT or 20 ACT score may qualify for this scholarship.  Copies of the application are here:http://krimsoncommunityfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2016-Scholarship-Application.pdf

March 11, 2016 Cobb EMC Community Foundation Scholarship: Seniors accepted into a post-secondary institution can submit test scores, 2 letters of recommendation, and an essay application for this scholarship HERE

March 18, 2016 Andrew College Pitts Scholarship: Students applying to Andrew College can fill our an addition application for this scholarship: https://www.andrewcollege.edu/pitts

April 16, 2016 Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship: Seniors who have shown leadership in their communities can complete this application and write an essay on banking.  To download the application and find out more, http://www.cbaofga.com/hester-scholarship1.html

May 23, 2016B. Davis Scholarship: Juniors and Seniors can apply for this $1000 scholarship by going to the site and writing an essay on the specified topic.  Please apply: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

June 1, 2016 Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship: Seniors aspiring to attend a post-secondary institution for a fashion related degree may submit an essay on a designated topic, apply at:  http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program

June 1, 2016 Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship: Seniors aspiring to attend a post-secondary institution for an animation related degree may submit an essay on a designated topic, apply at:  http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program

June 30, 2016Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: Seniors wishing to pursue a career in nursing can apply for this scholarship opportunity http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2016-aspiring-nurse-scholarship

January 2015 Scholarships

Deadline is January 7– Seniors who wish to attend the University of Texas- Dallas can apply for theMcDermott Award.  Student qualifications include: 1400 or higher on the two part SAT (verbal and math), 2100 or higher on the three part SAT, 32 or higher on the ACT, and a class rank in the top five percent of their graduating class.  For a complete list of qualifications, go to: http://www.utdallas.edu/mcdermott/award-qualifications/ and for the applications go to : https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantLogin.asp?id=utd-msp.  This is for the regular application deadline.

Deadline is January 7- Students aged 15-18 who wish to study abroad can apply for The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad Program.  For more info go to: http://www.yes-abroad.org/pages/eligibility

Deadline is January 16- Want to show off your artistic side?  Female students in 9th-12th grade can submit up to two works of are for the Young Women’s Art and Design Exhibition (WADE).  For entry rules, please go tohttps://www.brenau.edu/fineartshumanities/wade/wadeentryrules/Deadline

Deadline is January 20- Seniors may apply to one of four scholarships offered through Ronald McDonald House Charities by going to https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fRMHC

Deadline is January 26- African-American female graduating seniors who have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA can apply for the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc Scholarship Program by going to the following link for more details including a copy of the application:  http://dstmrac.com/scholarship/

Deadline is January 28- Ladies wanting to earn a scholarship through the Universal Diamond Pageantssystem, please apply by going to UniversalDiamondPageants.com


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority-Marietta-Roswell Alumnae Chapter Scholarship (Georgia)

The Marietta/Roswell Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is accepting applications for their annual Scholarship.  All African-American young ladies who will be graduating high school seniors  with a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and live or attend school in Cobb, Cherokee or North Fulton counties are invited to apply.

Applications must be postmarked and returned by CERTIFIED MAIL by no later than January 13.

Please see the link below for a copy of the application package.