Harrison High School Scholarship Bulletin 3-18-15



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Harrison High School Scholarship Bulletin 3-18-15

http://blogs.harrisonhigh.org/college_and_career_planning/

  • Most applications are available online.

  • Please note requirements and deadlines.

  • Many Scholarships require letters of recommendation. Give yourself plenty of time!

  • If you need counselor’s nomination please contact them immediately so they have time for process!

  • Check with the colleges you are applying to for various scholarship opportunities they may offer!!

  • **REMEMBER, you should never pay scholarship search or application fees!

This list is not all inclusive. To search for more scholarships tailored to your interests please see the resources at the end this list. These websites also provide insight into career paths.



Scholarship Information

Deadline/Amount

Criteria

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts Scholarships

www.amda.edu

Varying

Seniors. Go to website for information. There is also a Nomination Form available if you contact teacher to fill out. Based on auditions.

The Art Institutes Scholarships

http://new.artinstitutes.edu/scholarships//

Varying deadlines

Varying Amounts

Go to website and click on “Scholarship Opportunities”. Several different scholarships available in the arts!!

College Week Live

www.collegeweeklive.com

Monthly

$1,000 Monthly

Grades 9-12. Can enter monthly, must visit three colleges of choice. See website to apply.

Fastweb Scholarships

www.fastweb.com

Ongoing

Excellent resource for scholarships. Can personalize search.

National College Resources Foundation

http://www.thecollegeexpo.org/index.php/available-scholarships

Varying

Varying

Several scholarships available listed alphabetically. Great resource.

Scholarship Experts

www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx

Monthly

Varying Awards

Grades 9-12. See website for list of monthly scholarships currently available. One essay written. No GPA required.

StudentScholarship.org

www.studentscholarships.org

Ongoing

Grades 9-12. Scholarships for all grades, especially seniors updated constantly.

University Tutor Monthly Scholarship

www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest

Monthly

Check website for monthly qualifications.

Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship

http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

Monthly

$1,000

16 years old and older. Monthly essay from 200-900 words on prompted question. For other rules and how to submit see website.

Barbizon Scholarship

www.Barbizonmodeling.com

Ongoing

$100,000

Grades 9-12. Go to website to log on and enter.

Girl Scout Scholarships

www.gsgatl.org

See website

Varying Amounts

Senior Girls. Please see website for more information. Go to “For Girls”, “Scholarships” and several tabs for opportunities.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

http://www.latinocollegedollars.org/

Varying Deadlines

& Amounts

9th-12th Grades. Latino college dollars search tool. Many scholarship opportunities made available.

H&R Block Budge Challenge & Scholarships

www.hrbds.org

Varying Deadlines

& Amounts

*Must ask teacher to participate. Real-life budget decisions in simulation.

IEFA International Scholarship Search

http://www.iefa.org/

Varying Deadlines

& Amounts

Financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad.

MALDEF

http://www.maldef.org

Varying Deadlines

& Amounts

Scholarships and Scholarship Resource Guide. Go to website and then click on “Education” & “Scholarships”.

Cobb EMC Community Foundation Scholar.

http://cobbemc.com/content/cobb-emc-community-foundation-scholarship

3-20-15

14-$5,000

Seniors. Attending a Vocational/Tech College or College/University in fall. Essay about future goals and plans. More info on website.

2015 Cobb County Farm Bureau Scholarship

Cobb County Farm Bureau Application

3-20-15

Varying amounts totaling $15,000

Seniors. Enrolling GA College, Univ. or Technical School pursuing 2 or 4 year degree in area related to Agriculture, forestry or Family/Consumer Sciences. 500 word or less essay on interest in agricultural career.

Susan Wing Scholarship / McClure PTSA

Susan Wing/McClure PTSA Application

3-20-15

$1,000

Seniors. Attended McClure Middle School for at least one year. Must attend college/univ/trade school in fall. 1 letter of Recom, 2.0 or higher, 500-600 word essay, transcript, dates attended McClure. See website for more information.

QuestBridge - College Prep Scholarship

http://www.questbridge.org

3-25-15

Tuition, room, etc for summer session and other awards

Juniors. Designed to distinguish qualified JUNIORS as potential candidates for admission to top colleges, and provides resources to help them get there and potentially fre. Essay, academic & financial information, letters of rec., test scores.

Metro Atlanta Relocation Council (MARC)

MARC Student Instructions

MARC Student Application

3-27-15

2- $1,500 to Atlanta area High School Student

Seniors who have relocated (more than 50 miles) into Atlanta between 9th – 12th grades. Academic, extra curricular, essay regarding challenge of relocating. Please download both documents to apply.

Furman Scholars

www.furman.edu/furmanscholars

4-1-15*(3-18-15)

$30K over 4years

Juniors who may attend Furman. Interest in liberal arts/sciences. 3.5 GPAhigher, extracurricular, community svc, leadership. *Must see counselor by 3-18 for nomination

Good South Scholarship

http://www.thegoodsouth.com/pages/our-cause

4-1-15

4 Scholarships $250-$500

Seniors. Achievement as well as leadership and service. No minimum GPA. Short essay and answers. Excel in and outside of class. Scholarship to help with expenses.

Virtual Business Scholarship

http://www.knowledgematters.com/scholarships/

4-1-15 *

By Nomination

$2,000

Juniors and Seniors. Business, marketing and personal finance students are eligible for this scholarship. Must have teacher nomination so ask early!!

Scales of Justice Scholarship

Sponsored by Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC

http://www.frg-law.com/essay-contest/

4-1-15

1st - $1000

2nd & 3rd - $500

Seniors. From Cobb & other counties. Essay 1000 words or less responding to question regarding grand jury system. No GPA.

Seniors4Seniors

www.seniors4seniors.org

4-1-15

$1,000 to one Harrison Senior

Seniors who volunteer for the elderly. Sign up at the counseling office; applications and more info available from your counselor and on the Seniors4Seniors website.

Cobb School Counselor Assoc (CSCA)

Service Scholarship

CSCA Service Scholarship

4-2-15

$500

Senior. Has served as peer helper, tutor, mediator or some other service work. 2.5 GPA or higher, letter of recommendation, two page essay.

Cobb School Counselor Assoc (CSCA) Son/Daughter Scholarship

CSCA Son/Daughter Scholarship Application

4-2-15

$500

Senior. Son/daughter of a CSCA member. Two – three page essay, “How has having a parent/guardian who is a counselor affected my life?”

Clay Moore Memorial Scholarship

Clay Moore Scholarship Application

4-3-15

$1,000

Harrison Only

Harrison Senior. Exemplifies the ideal that Clay had as a Hoya – leadership, scholarship, and service. 3 Recs, short essay.

Kennesaw Business Assoc Trailblazer Schol.

Kennesaw Business Assoc. Trailblazer Application

4-3-15

$500

Harrison Only

Harrison Senior. Made the decision to make a unique difference in their community. Start something special or participated in areas others might not have.

Phi Beta Sigma/Kappa Alpha Sigma Chapter

James Weldon Johnson HS Scholarship

www.kas1914.org/scholarship-banquet/awards-scholarships 

4-3-15

$1,000

Seniors. GPA 3.0 or higher. Responsible, supportive, self-disciplined, positive and energetic individual who is interested in the welfare of education and in the community. Short essay and recommendations.

CBA-Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Schol.

www.cbaofga.com

4-10-15

4- $1,000

Seniors. Write essay and work through CBA member bank.

Click on “Communications” & “Hester Scholarship”. Going to GA college. Academic not financial need.



Delta Community Credit Union Scholarship

http://www.deltacommunitycu.com/Scholarships

4-10-15

3 - $5,000

2 - $2,500

Seniors Attending college in fall. Delta Comm member. 3.0 or higher GPA. Transcript, letter of rec, and essay. Member of Delta Community.

Andrew Oswald Memorial Fund

Andrew Oswald Scholarship

4-13-15

$1,000 (Renewable for three years.)

Seniors. Female or male lacrosse player planning on playing lacrosse in college. Contribution to the sport, community. 2 letters of recommendation. Website has info and app.

American Legion Legacy Scholarship

www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy

4-15-15

Varying

Seniors. Child of Armed Services who passed away on active duty. More information and application on website.

Kathleen C. Spicer Scholarship Fund

See Mrs. Lyons in Admin 1 after 12:30

4-15-15

Scholastic excellence and achievements. Cobb County resident.

WellStar Cobb Hospital Auxiliary 2015 Schol.

WellStar Cobb Hospital Application

4-15-15App & Tran

5-27-17 Ref. Back

$2,500

Seniors. Show acceptance to a GA College and pursuing a degree/certificate in healthcare profession. See application for details. GPA of 3.0 or higher.

2015 Student-View Scholarship Program

http://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html

4-22-15

1-$4,000, 2-$1,000

10-$500

Seniors. Plan to attend 4 year college, community/jr college or career school. No minimum SAT/ACT score or GPA, No essay, no applications. Just a survey!!

Georgia Trial Lawyers Assoc. (GTLA)

7th Amendment Scholarship

www.gtla.org/scholarship

4-24-15

$1,000 Grand Prize

$500 Runner Up

Seniors. Awareness of the societal and judicial value of the Constitutional Right to Trial by Jury & Ga’s Civil Justice System. Essay 750-2,250 words. No GPA.

Calvin Johnson Jr. Scholarship

http://calvinjohnsonjrfoundation.org/2015ScholarshipApplication.pdf

4-27-15

Varies

Seniors. Attending college/univ. in fall with no more than a partial college football scholarship. At least 2.5 GPA

The Morgan Thomas Scholarship Fund

http://www.cobbfoundation.org/current-funds/morgan-thomas-scholarship-metro-marietta-kiwanis/

4-30-14

Varies yearly

(7 awarded last year)

Seniors. Enrolling or accepted to college in US. Financial need, with a leaning toward the average or slightly above that is overlooked. 2.5 or higher, 3.0-3-5 preferred. Activities, community, essay. Go to website for more info and app.

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm

5-1-15

$1,000

Seniors. Write a 400-500 word essay describing how the lessons you’ve learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education.

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

www.cbcfinc.org/cbcf-scholarships.html

5-1-15

Varies yearly

Seniors. Students pursuing a career in the performing arts.

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

www.cbcfinc.org/cbcf-scholarships.html

5-1-15

Varies yearly

Seniors. Students pursuing a career in the visual arts.

Empire Beauty School Scholarship

Go to Empire location/Career Planning Rep

5-1-15*Enrolled by

$1,000

Seniors. Submit application at Career Planning Specialist at Empire location which you have enrolled by May 1.

Marietta Lodge #2607 Joseph H Lonati Memorial Academic Scholarship

http://www.orgsites.com/ga/italians/_pgg10.php3

5-1-15

$1,000

Seniors. American citizen of Italian descent. Not based on financial need or athletics, based on academics and community service. GPA, SAT/ACT scores required. Lodge will sponsor. Open to a few Cobb & Cherokee schools.

HeritageBank of the South Scholarship

https://www.eheritagebank.com/files/Scholarship_Guide2015.pdf

5-8-15

6-$1,000

Seniors. GPA 3.0 or higher. Active in community, essay regarding your community, teacher rec., and application.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

5-15-15

$1,000

11th & 12th Grades. Essay: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. See website.

Southern Association for College Admission Counseling Extend the Dream Scholarship

http://www.sacac.org/extend-the-dream-scholarships

5-15-15

$1,000 Several

Seniors. Based on academic achievement, community service, and financial need. 2.75 or higher GPA. Transcript, letter of rec, and two page double spaced essay. See website for more information.

Suntrust Off to College Scholarship

www.offtocollege.info

5-15-15

2 - $500 Bimonthly

Seniors. One winner is chosen every two weeks from Oct. 31- May 15.Free to enter, no eligibility requirements.

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship

www.cbcfinc.org/cbcf-scholarships.html

5-22-15

Varies Monthly

Seniors. National Scholarship program for academically talented students pursuing full-time undergraduate degrees.

B. Davis Scholarship

http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

5-25-15

$1,000

11th & 12th Grades. Future plans and 1,000 words or less essay. No academic requirements. See website for information.

Iron Security Scholarship

http://www.ironsecurity.com/scholarship-opportunity

5-31-15

$500

Seniors. GPA 2.5 or higher. Write an original blog about, “When was the last situation where you only had a few moments to make a very important decision and what was the eventual result of that decision?”

Aspiring Animation Professional

www.animationcareerreview.com

6-1-15

$1,000


Seniors. Pursuing an animation career path. Go to the website for information and application. Go to right side of the page for the scholarship information.

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

www.fashion-schools.org/

6-1-15

$1,000

Student interested in pursuing a fashion degree. Go to website for information, application on bottom of website

David Skinner/GA Development Authority

www.gdaonline.com

6-2-14

$1,500

Seniors. Pursuing college degree in agriculture or related field.

Abbott & Fenner Business Scholarship

www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships/htm

6-15-15

$1,000 (Number given varies)

Juniors & Seniors. 500-700 word essay, Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. No GPA required. See website to submit essay.

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

www.usedforkliftsontario.ca

6-15-15

$500

Seniors. Short story. GPA 2.5 or higher. Go to website for more information. Click “Education”

BigSun Scholarship

www.bigsunathletics.com

6-19-2015

$500

Seniors involved in any sport at high school. Essay 500-1000 words. See website for application information.


SPECIFIC COLLEGE & OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS:

Universal Technical Institute: Learn about areas of study in Auto, Collision, Diesel, Marine, Motorcycle and NASCAR. Scholarships available at www.UTI.edu/NASCAR.edu
ADDITIONAL WEBSITES FOR SCHOLARSHIP SEARCHING:

  • http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp – College Board/SAT free scholarship search

  • www.actstudent.org – ACT, scholarship/financial aid info

  • www.AtlantaScholarships.com – Free scholarship search

  • www.cappex.com/scholarships - Free scholarship search

  • www.careercruising.com – User Name: Harrison, Password: Hoyas. Go to SCHOOLS and click on Financial Aid. Click on Scholarships.

You can also click on Financial Aid and fill out a profile to get immediate scholarships suited for you.

  • www.fastweb.com – Free scholarship search

  • www.gacollege411.org – Financial aid info, apply for HOPE, search for colleges (2 yr, 4 yr, technical), check HOPE GPA, etc.

  • Universal Technical Institute: Learn about areas of study in Auto, Collision, Diesel, Marine, Motorcycle and NASCAR. Scholarships available at www.UTI.edu/

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