Scholarships & Internships

                                                          SCHOLARSHIPS & INTERNSHIPS 

Most scholarships below require an essay and a letter of recommendation.  Ask you LOT mentor, your school counselor, your employer and your church EARLY for recommendation letters. It is also advisable to provide them with a brief summary about you and/ or your resume when making the request. Remember to check on your school’s website for scholarship information.

 HOPE Scholarship Requirements/Rigor
Learn about current HOPE Scholarship Legislation here: HOPE
HOPE Rigor Requirements  
for the Graduating Classes of 2015, 2016 and 2017
**Please note that many of the above listed courses are already required for a HS diploma within many districts. If you have questions, please contact your counselor.  More detailed information about HOPE Rigor Requirements can be found via The Georgia Student Finance Commission

Websites for Scholarship Searches
Career Cruising            
Chegg Scholarship Site
Fastweb Scholarship Site
GA College 411                      


American Indian Fund Scholarships
Atlanta Panhellenic Scholarship
Belli Memorial Scholarship        
Better Business Bureau Scholarship                                         
Buick Achievers Scholarship 
Burger King Scholars              
Cancer Survivor Scholarships
CBA Julian and Jan Hester Scholarship                         
Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars Fund                                          
Comcast Scholarship
Community Bankers, Hester Memorial Scholarship
Dell Scholars Program               
Denny’s Scholarship Program  
Discover Card Tribute Award                                       
Gates Millennium Scholarship  
Gwinnett Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority        
Gwinnett Co. Board of Realtors       
Gwinnett Co. Foundation Scholarship
Gwinnett Area II PTA Council Scholarship

Gwinnett Co. Soil & Water Conservation District
Horatio Alger Scholarship Program  
Hispanic Scholarship Fund                  
I’m First in Family to Go to College!    
Image Builder Foundation Scholarship
Jackie Robinson Scholarship               
Jackson EMC Scholarship                    
Kohls Cares Scholarship                      
Learning Disabilities Scholarships      
MARC  (MetroAtlanta Relocation Council);

Peach State Credit Union Legacy Scholarship (for future educators)  
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Robbie Susan Moore Foundation Scholarship
RKL Education Scholarship          
Ron Brown Scholar Program         
Students with Disabilities              
Tall Woman Scholarship                
Thurgood Marshall Scholarships 
Tylenol Future Care Scholarship 
Unusual Scholarships                   
US Post Mail College Scholarship
Varsity Tutors                                 
Will to Win  (for asthmatic students)

Scholarships for Specific Colleges

*Boston University
*Emory University Scholars
*Georgia State University, Goizueta Scholarship
*Hawks Scholarship
*Georgia Tech Scholarships                  

North Carolina State University Park Scholars – November 1,2015

NC State Park Scholars  See your Guidance Counselor to be nominated.
*University of Dayton (OH)  (See your Counselor to be nominated)
*UGA Scholarships
*UNC-Chapel Hill, Morehead-Cain
(To be eligible for nomination through UNC Admissions Referral Program (ARP), out-of-state and international students must apply to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina’s (non-binding) Early Action deadline.  The Office of Undergraduate Admissions reviews applications received by that date and submits a small number to the Morehead-Cain Foundation for consideration.)

Univ of Texas at Dallas, McDermott Scholarship

*Washington Univ in St. Louis, Danforth Scholars Program   See your Counselor to be nominated;

Additional Opportunities
GA Scholar Program  then click Programs & Initiatives; GA Scholars

US Youth Senate                                                                                                                                                                                  *See your Counselor if interested in being considered for nomination.

Zumper Apartment Scholarships DUE November

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