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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

February 2015 Scholarships

Deadline is February 1- Students who plan to apply to St. Mary’s University can apply for the Greehey Scholars Program.  Candidates must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be in the top 10% of their graduating class.  For more information, go to: https://www.stmarytx.edu/academics/business/greehey-scholars-program/prospective-students/

Deadline is February 1- Students 16 years and older, who would be interested in a paid internship and scholarship through Weed Man Lawn Care, please call 770-998-7868.

Deadline is February 9- Seniors who have already been accepted into a 4 year, 2 year, or technical school can apply for the Walter Harrison Scholarship by going to http://cobbemc.com/walter-harrison-scholarship

Deadline is February 13- Are you a student of integrity?  Seniors can apply for the BBB 2015 Student of Integrity Scholarships by submitting the application 2015 Student of Integrity Scholarship Entry Form2015 Student of Integrity Information

Deadline is February 15- Seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale who wish to apply a WACE Partner Institution, can apply for the National Co-op Scholarship Program.  For a list of WACE institutions and to apply, visit www.waceinc.org.

Deadline is February 15- Are you a kid who cares?  See your counselor or go to http://archive.11alive.com/Life/Community/kidswhocare/KWCNominateForm12.pdf

Deadline is February 15- Seniors who are active in their communities can apply for the AXA Achievement Community Scholarship by going to https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html

Deadline is February 15- Seniors planning to attend a 4 year school and have shown leadership may apply for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship.  For more information about qualifications and to apply, go to :http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/programs.php

Deadline is February 15- Seniors applying to Auburn by January 15 can apply for one of their scholarshipsby visitingauburn.edu/scholarship

Deadline is February 20- Students ingrades 9-12 can submit a video about their core purpose and contributions to the world honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through EduGuide and win a $1000 scholarship.  Go to http://www.eduguide.org/challenge/ for more details.

Deadline is February 26- Juniors who are interested in showing their leadership potential can apply for the Cobb EMC Washington Youth Tour by going to http://cobbemc.com/youthtour.  Winners will also get an all expense paid trip to Washington, D.C.

Deadline is February 27- Seniors who plan to attend a 4 year school and who plan to major in a field focused on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry can apply for the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program by going to buickachievers.cohttp://www.cbcfinc.org/cbcs-cheeriosm.

Deadline is February 28- The CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship was created to increase the number of minority students pursuing degrees in the fields of medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition and other health-related professions.  Go to http://www.cbcfinc.org/cbcs-cheerios to learn more.


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


Cobb County Farm Bureau Scholarship, Deadline March 21, 2014

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:


Atlanta Panhellenic Association High School Honors Scholarship for Female Seniors

The Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association High School Honors Scholarship is presented annually to high school women who are planning to attend an accredited four-year university that has 1 or more National Panhellenic Conference recognized sororities in the Fall immediately following presentation of the award. Applicant must demonstrate scholastic excellence; possess proven leadership abilities; display community service involvement; and have excellent communication skills.

Female high school seniors residing and attending a high school in the metro-Atlanta counties of Cherokee, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Forsyth, North Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Paulding or Rockdale.  Applicant must plan to attend an accredited four-year university that has 1 or more National Panhellenic Conference recognized sororities in the Fall immediately following presentation of the award.

Applicant will be evaluated in 5 categories – scholastic achievement, leadership skills, community involvement, essay and personal recommendations.

Applicant must submit 2 copies of the complete application postmarked on/before March 1, 2014 to:  Aggie Steiner  3669 Manor Brook Terrace  Atlanta, GA 30319  A complete Application Package includes: AAPA Scholarship Application Form with Attachments 1 and 2, Sealed High School Transcript and 2 Letters of Recommendation.

A link to the application documents is found here:




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.