Scholarships in Georgia

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

Moody's Mega Math Challenge

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 22

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who is part of a team working to solve an open-ended, applied math-modeling problem focused on a real-word issue in 14 hours. Teams must be comprised of three to five students.

Curtis G. Hames Nursing Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student from Georgia with a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (minimum composite ACT score of 27) and is majoring in nursing.

Elizabeth Leigh "Beth" Martin Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student from Georgia who has a minimum 2.5 GPA and is active in extracurricular activities. Preference is given to Cartersville High School graduates.

Bruno/Piggly Wiggly Southern Employee Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student from the state of Georgia or Aiken, South Carolina. Preference is given to company employees and their children.

Herbert and Beatrice Riggs Scholarship

Award: $650, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is a Georgia resident. Preference is given to students majoring in the human service field who have financial need.

Daniel Ashley and Irene Houston Jewell Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a graduate of Gordon Lee Memorial High School in Chickamauga, Ga.

Peyton Anderson Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a high school senior graduating from a Bibb County high school, who will attend one of nine specified Middle Georgia colleges and universities. Selection is based upon academic initiative and a commitment to making a positive difference in the community. Letter of recommendation and essay responses (for everyone), and interview (finalists only) are required.

Whitehead Scholarship

Award: $2,282, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a female Christian, demonstrate financial need, and be a resident of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia.

James Porter Merit Academic Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum combined SAT I score of 1100, and be a resident of Georgia.

GPEF Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a Georgia resident and attend a state school in Georgia.

Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be entering a Georgia university, college, or technical institute (if program is two or more years) as a full-time student in the fall following their high school graduation. High school record/transcript, SAT scores, qualification from high school teacher, essay on community banking, and list of leadership positions, activities, honors, and awards are required to be submitted. Selection will be based upon merit; financial need is not a consideration.

Dobbins Officers' Wives' Club Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be the daughter, son, or spouse of Dobbins Air Force Base personnel and be enrolled full time. Dependents of Air National Guard personnel are eligible.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31; April 30; July 31; October 31

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the United States (award not open to residents in Florida, New York, Rhode Island or other states/territories). Applicant must be a nursing student. Response to why the applicant decided to pursue a nursing career is required.

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology, psychiatry, or general practice, evidence of good moral character, and attendance at an accredited medical school located east of or contiguous to the Mississippi River.

Ty Cobb Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate student who is a resident of Georgia who has demonstrated financial need and has completed a minimum of 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of academic credits with a minimum grade average of "B."

Hatton Lovejoy Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a resident of Troup County, GA for at least two years. Applicant must be a graduate of (or scheduled graduation within six months) of an accredited high school with a scholastic standing in the upper quarter of their class.

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

Nonresident Incentive Tuition Waiver

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1 (priority)

Applicant must be a nonresident of Oklahoma, have high GPA and ACT scores, and be the child or grandchild of OSU alumni/ae.

Sun Devil Scholarship

Award: $6,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Award: $9,400, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Award: $5,300, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

Amigo Scholarship

Award: $14,815, Deadline: February 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 high school GPA with minimum composite ACT score of 23 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1070) or have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA with a minimum composite ACT score of 26 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1170). Applicant must not be from New Mexico.

UA Scholar

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

University President's Club Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a non-resident high school senior who will be an entering freshman. Selection will be based upon GPA and ACT/SAT scores, as well as proven leadership abilities, activities, and accomplishments.

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.

Atlanta Press Club Journalism Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must demonstrate interest in journalism, be attending a school in Georgia, and demonstrate financial need. Selection is also based upon academic performance. Two awards available for both broadcast and print journalism applicants.

Constance L. Lloyd/ACMPE Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a woman enrolled at an accredited college or university in Georgia. Applicant must submit a letter stating career goals and objectives, a resume showing employment history with a brief narrative describing specific employment responsibilities in health care field, and three letters of recommendation. Reference letters should address performance, character, potential to succeed, and need for scholarship support. Send for an application with a self-addressed, stamped, business size envelope.

Scholarship for New Nebraskans

Award: $500, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must not be a resident of Nebraska.