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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

Street Angels Motorcycle Club Scholarship, Deadline May 31, 2014

Street Angels Motorcycle Club is a group of women dedicated in its efforts to provide for the community an organization which promotes the safety of motorcycling, camaraderie and the patronage of the riding community. We strive to make great contributions to our riding community, as well as assisting those in need.  The Scholarship was established in 2008 as another opportunity to give back to the community. We believe that pursuing an education at the post-secondary level is beneficial to the individual, the community and the economy. Because of this belief, we have decided to assist two individuals in their pursuit of higher education by providing educational funding. We will award one $500 first place, and one $250 second place scholarship.


Applicant must be a freshman entering a four-year college or university in 2014-2015

Applicant or parent/guardian must be a licensed motorcycle rider in the state of Georgia

Applicant must be a resident of Georgia

Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale

Applicant must provide an official transcript with the application packet

Applicant must provide one letter of recommendation with the application packet; this letter must be from an educator or guidance counselor at the applicant’s school

Applicant must provide proof of community service with the application packet

Applicant must submit a 500 word essay

Finalists must appear for an interview in the Atlanta area on June 14, 2014.

These applicants will be notified via telephone or U.S. mail.  Winners are invited to the scholarship luncheon on June 22, 2014.

The application can be found at:

street angels application


Wellstar Cobb Auxiliary Scholarship, Deadline May 14, 2014

The WellStar Cobb Auxiliary Scholarship is available for students who plan to pursue a degree or certificate in the healthcare profession in the State of GA.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

The application can be found at the link:  http://www.wellstar.org/about-us/volunteers/documents/cobb-auxiliary-scholarship-application.pdf


Cobb School Counselor Association Service Scholarship Deadline April 11, 2014

The criteria for this scholarship is as follows:


Student has served as a peer helper, peer tutor, peer mediator, or some other type of service work.

Student is a graduating high school senior.

Minimum 2.5 G.P.A.

Letter of recommendation

Written essay…two typed pages, double spaced, size 12-14 font.

Additional information and a copy of the application can be found here:  CSCA scholarship (1)




Scales of Justice Scholarship, Deadline April 15, 2014

The competition is open to High School Seniors and Senior Level Home School Students who are residents of Fulton, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Cobb and Clayton counties.  The deadline is April 15, 2014.


2014 MARC Scholarship Opportunity, Deadline March 14, 2014

The Metro Atlanta Relocation Council (MARC) is proud to announce the fourth annual MARC Scholarship Program for current high school seniors who have relocated into the Atlanta area over the course of their high school career.

The student must have relocated more than 50 miles sometime between grades 9 (after completion of 8th grade) and 12 and changed schools due to their family’s relocation. Residence eligibility is defined as a senior attending a private or public school in any city or county district within Cobb, Fulton, DeKalb, or Gwinnett Counties as well as any county immediately bordering these counties. They must also have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent achievement on a different scale).  For more information, and a link to the application, follow the link:  http://www.marcatlanta.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=515&pk_association_webpage=662