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                      www.careercruising.com
Chegg Scholarship Site        http://www.chegg.com/scholarships
College Scholarships.org    http://www.collegescholarships.org/scholarships/
Fastweb Scholarship Site    http://edu.fastweb.com/
GA College 411                        www.gacollege411.org
Scholarships.com                  https://scholarships.com/main.aspx
Zinch                                         www.zinch.com

Scholarships

American Indian Fund Scholarships  http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/scholarships
Atlanta Panhellenic Scholarship         http://www.atlantapanhellenic.org/scholarships/
Belli Memorial Scholarship                  http://www.gfbf.org/survivorservices/belli/scholarship-fund
Better Business Bureau Scholarship                                                   https://www.bbb.org/atlanta/get-involved/foundation/soi-scholarships/
Buick Achievers Scholarship           http://www.buickachievers.com/
Burger King Scholars                        https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php
Cancer Survivor Scholarships          https://www.cancersurvivorsfund.org/ScholarshipEligibilityRequirements.html
CBA Julian and Jan Hester Scholarship                                   http://www.cbaofga.com/hester-scholarship1.html
Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars Fund                                                    http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/
Comcast Scholarship  http://corporate.comcast.com
Community Bankers, Hester Memorial Scholarship         http://www.cbaofga.com/hester-scholarship.html
Dell Scholars Program                         http://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/
Denny’s Scholarship Program            http://www.dennyshungryforeducation.com/
Discover Card Tribute Award                                                 https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html
Gates Millennium Scholarship            https://www.gmsp.org/
Gwinnett Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority                  http://gwinnettpearlsofservice.com/beauty-p-baldwin-scholarship/
Gwinnett Co. Board of Realtors                 http://www.namar.org/?page_id=511
Gwinnett Co. Foundation Scholarship      http://www.gcps-foundation.org/apply-for-a-scholarship/
Gwinnett Area II PTA Council Scholarship     www.area2gwinnettpta.org

Gwinnett Co. Soil & Water Conservation District    http://www.gwinnettonlinecampus.com/2015GSWCC.pdf
Horatio Alger Scholarship Program            https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/index.cfm
Hispanic Scholarship Fund                            https://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs
I’m First in Family to Go to College!              http://www.imfirst.org/scholarship/
Image Builder Foundation Scholarship         http://www.cfcga.org/document.doc?id=731
Jackie Robinson Scholarship                         http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/general-applicants.php
Jackson EMC Scholarship                              http://www.jacksonemc.com/scholarships
Kohls Cares Scholarship                                http://www.kohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship/
Learning Disabilities Scholarships                http://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards/
MARC  (MetroAtlanta Relocation Council)    http://www.marcatlanta.org/;

Peach State Credit Union Legacy Scholarship (for future educators)            http://www.peachstatefcu.net/forms_app/documents/2016LegacyStudentScholarshipApplication.pdf
Prudential Spirit of Community Award  http://spirit.prudential.com
Robbie Susan Moore Foundation Scholarship www.robbiesusanmoorefoundation.org
RKL Education Scholarship                    http://www.rklef.org/index.php/programs/scholarships/
Ron Brown Scholar Program                   https://www.ronbrown.org/
Students with Disabilities                        https://www.disability.gov/scholarships-specifically-students-disabilities/
Tall Woman Scholarship                          http://tall.org/tci-acts/scholarships-2/
Thurgood Marshall Scholarships           http://tmcf.org/our-scholarships
Tylenol Future Care Scholarship           http://www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship
Unusual Scholarships                             http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/weird-scholarships-part-3
US Post Mail College Scholarship          http://www.shipdig.com/scholarship/
Varsity Tutors                                           http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
Will to Win  (for asthmatic students)  http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/scholarships/will-to-win-scholarship.php

Scholarships for Specific Colleges

*Boston University      http://www.bu.edu/finaid/types-of-aid/scholarships-grants/merit-based/freshman-merit-awards/
*Emory University Scholars    http://apply.emory.edu/apply/scholars.php
*Georgia State University, Goizueta Scholarship     http://sfs.gsu.edu/scholarships-grants/goizueta-scholarship-opportunities/
*Hawks Scholarship         http://sfs.gsu.edu/scholarships-grants/hawks-scholarship/
*Georgia Tech Scholarships                            http://www.finaid.gatech.edu/view/additional/scholarship

North Carolina State University Park Scholars – November 1,2015 http://park.ncsu.edu/apply/

NC State Park Scholars     http://park.ncsu.edu/apply.  See your Guidance Counselor to be nominated.
*University of Dayton (OH)  (See your Counselor to be nominated)  https://www.udayton.edu/apply/undergraduate/hsprograms/lis_app_form.php
*UGA Scholarships      https://www.admissions.uga.edu/scholarships
*UNC-Chapel Hill, Morehead-Cain   http://www.moreheadcain.org
(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 http://www.utdallas.edu/mcdermott/

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

Additional Opportunities
GA Scholar Program  http://www.gadoe.org/Pages/Home.aspx  then click Programs & Initiatives; GA Scholars

US Youth Senate                                                                                   http://www.gadoe.org/External-Affairs-and-Policy/Excellence-Recognition/Pages/U.S.-Senate-Youth-Program.aspx                                                                                                         *See your Counselor if interested in being considered for nomination.
ion.org/applicants/#programs

Zumper Apartment Scholarships DUE November https://www.zumper.com/apartments-scholarship

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