Georgia Scholarships

Scholarships for students Georgia. Some scholarships specifically open to Georgia students, and others give preference to students in Georgia.

MaryEllen Locher Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: MaryEllen Locher Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 16, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who live within a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Applicant must have lost a parent to breast cancer or complications relating from the disease or have a parent who has survived breast cancer.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 19, 2017
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

Opportunity Scholarship for Locked-Out Dreamers
Sponsor: TheDream.US
Amount: Up to $80,000 over four years
Closing Date: January 23, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates who live in targeted, locked-out states that do not offer in-state tuition to DREAMers, or bars them from attending state colleges and universities all together.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

Women in Ag Scholarships
Sponsor: Mahindra
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be a resident of a state where Mahindra does business (see website for details).

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2018. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

B. Phinizy Spalding and Hubert B. Owens Scholarship
Sponsor: The Georgia Trust
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Historic Preservation or related field (such as Archaeology, Architecture, History or Planning) at a Georgia school.

Church’s Community Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Church’s Chicken
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who live in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident and have at least a 2.7 GPA.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Atlanta area. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for specific information about the scholarships.

Georgia United High School Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Georgia United Credit Union
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Georgia graduating high school seniors who are members of Georgia United Credit Union in good standing. Applicant must submit a video sharing how they are going to use their education to help their community.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

TheDream.US National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Dream.US Scholarship Program
Amount: $25,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. Applicant must be a first time college student and intend to attend a partner college (details available on website). In addition to the national scholarship, there is location specific scholarships (states where they face paying out-of-state tuition or will not admit students to their universities).

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must currently be bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league and have bowled for three out of four years in high school.

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