Georgia Scholarships

Believe it or not, you may be eligible for scholarships just because you reside in or attend college in the state of Georgia. Scholarships for Georgia residents are certainly out there, as are scholarships for those attending college in Georgia. By using the state of Georgia as a search criterion, Scholarships.com can help you find scholarships and grants aimed specifically at Georgia students. Below is a sampling of information about Georgia state awards available to you at Scholarships.com. For additional information about college scholarships and grants that may be found at our site—ones available to both residents and nonresidents of Georgia—you may conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com. you may conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

APIASF/United Health Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/11/2020
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the United Health Foundation have partnered to provide financial assistance to Asian and Pacific Islander students who plan to pursue a degree that will lead to a career in the health field.

    Eligibility:
    -Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
    -Be a citizen, national, or legal [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

ARRL Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The ARRL Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship is an award for amateur radio operators. Applicants must possess any active Amateur Radio License Class; be a resident of Georgia or Alabama and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must also be enrolled at an accredited institution in Georgia or Alabama. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

AWS Airgas Jerry Baker Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Airgas ­Jerry Baker Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor.

    Applicants must be 18 years or older, have [...] More

AWS Airgas Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Airgas - Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment [...] More

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,250
  • Outstanding High School Seniors who have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university may apply. Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated programs include Dixie Boys Baseball for boys 13 and 14 years old; Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball for boys 15 and 16 years old; and Dixie Majors Baseball for boys 15 through 19 [...] More

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/18/2019
  • Amount: $8,200
  • The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is for African-American or black students for all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university. A minimum 2.5 GPA is also required. Students must also exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities. For more information or to [...] More

CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts. Visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc. Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students. For [...] More

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/20/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for African-American or black students with majors in the visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts. Students must be currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a [...] More

Charles Harbin III Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/22/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The CJH3 Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually to selected students with half of the award given at the beginning of the academic year and half given at the midpoint of the academic year, upon maintaining GPA requirements and enrollment as a full-time student. High school seniors entering college and attending accredited U.S. colleges or universities are eligible to apply. A minimum 2.75 [...] More

COAG Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Any Georgia high school senior (or a GED equivalency) who is a United States citizen graduating by the spring of the current academic year or any Georgia student currently enrolled in a school of accredited higher education located in Georgia is eligible to apply for a COAG scholarship. Applicants must present a letter of acceptance or enrollment from a school of accredited higher education [...] More

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • From the very beginning, the leaders of Dixie Youth Baseball knew they wanted to develop a college scholarship program that would help former players obtain a college education.

    In order to be eligible, the applicant must be a senior in high school and have at one time played in a Dixie Youth Baseball league. There is no relationship between the award of a scholarship and athletic ability. Be [...] More

Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,350
  • The purpose of the Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant is to encourage Georgia residents to attend eligible private colleges in Georgia by providing grant assistance.

    There are several basic eligibility requirements. To be eligible, students must:
    -Be a U.S. citizen or national of the U.S. or have evidence from INS of eligible permanent resident alien status
    -Be a legal resident of [...] More

Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/17/2019
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Greenhouse Scholars provides a four-year renewable, need-based college scholarship of up to $5,000 per year.
    Qualified applicants must have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, demonstrate financial need, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident as well as a high school senior in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina planning to attend a four-year accredited institution. For more [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg University Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students, planning to attend Heidelberg University, who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

JSU Alabama Faculty Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The faculty scholarship is for in-state students with a composite ACT score between 26-29 or SAT reading and math score of 1190-1330. The award is renewable for 4 years, up to 128 hours. It is the student's responsibility to notify the JSU Scholarship Office if you score higher. If you qualify for a higher academic scholarship you have to forfeit the lower of the two. Students are considered [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Southern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 7/8/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Foundation's scholarship program awards annual grants for the education of deserving female students with financial need at more than 200 accredited educational institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. In accordance with the will that established the Foundation, grantee institutions use Lettie Pate Whitehead [...] More

NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $62,500
  • AT&T is helping NACME bring the Academy of Engineering, a high school career academy program, to high schools in Anchorage, AK; Oklahoma City, OK; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Milwaukee, WI; and Charlotte, NC. This program is focused on improving skills in math and science for at-risk, underrepresented students. AT&T funding also provides scholarships to students who are pursuing [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Silver Pen Writing Competition

  • Application Deadline: 3/7/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The goal of The Silver Pen is to get young adults interested in the process of aging so that we can foster a culture of mutual understanding and respect for the aged in our society. The competition is open to all high school seniors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA and live with 25-miles of one of the participating locations or attend one of the participating schools: Brightwater, Cascades Verdae, [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall.

    Eligibility:
    -You must be under 21
    -You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
    -You must also meet the TCI [...] More

The B. Phinizy Spalding & Hubert B. Spalding Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/10/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Georgia Trust annually awards two scholarships to encourage the study of historic preservation and related fields. Students currently enrolled in their first year of school in Georgia may apply. Applicants also must plan to enroll full-time during the current or upcoming semesters at a Georgia school. Students applying for the scholarship are encouraged to plan to stay and work in Georgia [...] More

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2019
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving. Your video's message should [...] More

Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The mission of the Watson-Brown Foundation is to provide college scholarships to area students based on merit and need. This internal scholarship program is entirely managed by the staff of the Foundation. Scholarship awards are decided by the Board of Trustees during its regular second quarter meeting. The Foundation awards individual annual scholarships that are renewable for the student's [...] More

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $32,000
  • The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program recruits and trains the nation's best and brightest recent graduates and career changers with STEM backgrounds to teach in high-needs middle and high school science and math classrooms.

    The Teaching Fellowship includes admission to a master's degree program at a well-established partner university teacher certification in science, mathematics or [...] More

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Last Reviewed: January 2019