Scholarships in Georgia

Ben W. Fortson, Jr., Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be Georgia residents enrolled in an undergraduate land surveying program of study at an accredited institution of higher learning. They must have completed at least 20 percent of their program requirements before receiving any scholarship monies awarded. Students must also maintain a 2.4 overall GPA and 2.7 GPA in surveying courses. Preference is given to full-time students seeking a bachelor's degree. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 5

Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Family District 1 Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.

Charles McDaniel Teacher Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 15

Applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors at a public Georgia college or university. They must be admitted to their school's college or department of education and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Applicants must be legal residents of Georgia, have graduated from a Georgia high school, be U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens, be in compliance with Selective Service requirements and not be in default on student financial aid. Eligible colleges and universities can nominate one student each year.

NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

Aaron Michael Powell Youth Shooting Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicants must be high school seniors and be involved in a shooting sport discipline in Georgia or South Carolina. Selection is based on letters of recommendation, an essay explaining what shooting sports has meant to you and a letter explaining future goals and financial need.

Atlanta Network of Executive Women in Hospitality Scholarship Awards

Award: -, Deadline: Varies

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited degree or certification program in which they have completed half the requirements in a hospitality-related area including hotel/restaurant management, culinary/foodservice, architecture or interior design. They must demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

John B. White, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 26

Applicants must be high school seniors graduating from an accredited Georgia high school and accepted to a public university in Georgia. Students must be the first generation in their family to attend college. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and community involvement.