Scholarship Information Received by Counseling
Scholarships with Semester 2 Deadlines
Coolidge Scholarship - Open to Juniors Only - Deadline: 5pm, January 16th, 2020
The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. This one-of-a-kind scholarship may be used at any accredited college or university in the U.S. https://coolidgescholars.org/
JFK Profiles in Courage Essay Contest - Submit by January 17, 2020
In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight U.S. senators who risked their careers to do what was right for the nation. These leaders demonstrated political courage by taking a stand for the public good in spite of pressure by interest groups, their political party, or even their constituents. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.
The maximum word count is 1,000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Use at least five varied sources such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews.
The winner receives a $10,000 cash award. The winner and her/his family are invited to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston to accept her/his award and participate in Profile in Courage Award events in May 2020. Travel and lodging expenses will be paid for the trip to Boston for the winning student and her/his parents.
Second-place winner receives $3,000.
Five finalists receive $1,000 each.
Eight semifinalists receive $100 each.
Hamilton Scholars - Deadline: January 29, 2020
Each year, Alexander Hamilton Scholars (AHS) selects 35 under-served high school juniors for their academic, personal, service, and entrepreneurial accomplishments, to participate in its no-cost, 5-year empowerment program. These students receive mentorship, practical guidance, and a comprehensive network of support, much like Hamilton did, so they, too, can leave a lasting legacy that will forever change their communities, our nation, and the world. Winners receive:
Annual Leadership Conferences
College Application Guidance]
Scholarship and Financial Aid Assistance
EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program HVAC Training Scholarship - January 31, 2020
The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program was established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking an HVAC technical education. This scholarship provides essential financial support to aspiring residential HVAC, or home performance contracting careers. Up to 20 eligible students will be awarded a $2500 scholarship to pursue an HVAC degree or certificate at an accredited community college, technical/vocational school, or approved technical institute during the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants will be asked to explain what inspired them to choose an HVAC technical education and their plans upon graduating. https://egiafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarship
Princeton Prize in Race Relations - Apply by January 31, 2020
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations (PPRR) recognizes and rewards high school students who, through their volunteer activities, have undertaken significant efforts to advance racial equity and understanding in their schools or communities. Each of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations recipients receives an award of $1,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to a Symposium on Race at Princeton University, where they meet and engage with other Prize winners from across the country.
Metro Atlanta Relocation Council (MARC) Scholarship - February, 28, 2020
The MARC scholarship program focuses on current high school seniors who have relocated into
the Atlanta area sometime between grades 9 (after completion of the 8th grade) and 12. We would
like to encourage your students to apply. The one-time award of $2,000.00 will be presented to
an area high school senior in 2020. The award will be sent directly to the college of choice that
the student will be attending to assist with tuition, etc.
MARC will select the scholarship winner based on the strength of their total application package.
The student will be evaluated on:
• academic performance (as illustrated in their transcripts)
• extra-curricular activities (to be listed with their application), and
• their essay addressing the way they handled the challenges associated with
relocating to a new area and a new high school.
Documents needed: MARC Scholarship Application; MARC Scholarship Student Instructions
Roswell Women's Club Scholarship - March 1, 2020
The Roswell Woman’s Club continues its longtime support of education in the community. In 2019, the Roswell Woman’s Club distributed scholarships and educational grants benefiting students in our community. Scholarships were awarded to twenty-four graduating high school seniors to help further their education. The awards are based on financial need, outstanding academic records, and community service.
Scholarships with Fall 2019 Semester Deadlines - Past Due
Prudential Spirit of Community Award - Deadline to notify counseling office: October 24, 2019
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. Created in 1995 by Prudential and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the program honors middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state and national level. Thus far, it has recognized more than 130,000 young people who’ve made a difference – and inspired countless others to consider how they might contribute to their communities.
Website for more information: https://spirit.prudential.com/about/program-overview. To be eligible, you must be in grades 5-12 as of November 5, be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C., and have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application. You must notify Mrs. Jarabek (email@example.com) in counseling of your interest in getting a nomination for this award by Oct. 24th.
Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs - Apply online by October 25, 2019
As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need. Scholarships range from $10,000-25,000.
AT&T Tech and Sustainability Scholarship - Deadline: November 1, 2019
Where to apply: https://www.attsavings.com/availability/ga#scholarship
How to apply: Applicants should write a 200- to 300-word essay or film a 2-minute video highlighting their thoughts on how to improve the future of technology and sustainability in your state.
Deadline: Nov 1, 2019
Amount: $500 scholarship to use toward education expenses, including graduate and undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board.
Emory University Scholar Programs - Deadlines on Nov. 1 and Nov. 15, 2019
Emory University offers partial to full merit-based scholarships as part of the Emory University Scholar Programs. Scholar programs are more than just merit scholarships. They empower students through resources and support to reach their full potential and make an impact on the university, Atlanta, and the world beyond.
The website for scholarships at UGA is https://www.admissions.uga.edu/afford/scholarships/.
The Foundation Fellowship and Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarships require separate applications that are due on November 1st.
Mercer University Engineering Scholarship Challenge 2019 - Register by November 7, 2019
The Mercer University School of Engineering is pleased to once again invite seniors from your school to apply for our annual Scholarship Challenge at our Macon, Georgia campus on Saturday, November 16, 2019. We plan to award valuable scholarships this fall to high school seniors who are interested in Mercer’s engineering, industrial management and technical communications program. More information about Mercer Engineering is available at engineering.mercer.edu.
The Scholarship Challenge is a day where we meet with these students to show them our campus, our labs and technology, and give them an opportunity to meet with our faculty and students. We use a design problem or a test of math skills to help us make scholarship recommendations. Your students do not need to have applied to Mercer – this event is open to any high school senior! Register via the web site: http://engineering.mercer.edu/admissions/scholarship.cfm.
UVA Jefferson Scholars Full Ride Scholarship
- Deadline to request nomination from your Counselor - November 11, 2019.
the Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia is now accepting nominations for the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2024. If you'd like to be considered, you need to notify your counselor by Nov. 11th. Northview has a limited number of students we can nominate and will look at the list of potential nominees at that time.
Jefferson Scholarships provide full tuition, fees, and a living stipend for four years of undergraduate study at U.Va., plus a number of generous enrichment benefits, including a study abroad experience. I encourage you to learn more about the scholarship, the selection criteria, and the multi-stage selection process by visiting the Foundation’s website.
Georgia State Honors College Presidential Scholarship - Deadline November 15, 2019 (GSU & Scholarship)
Presidential Scholars were leaders in their high schools with superior academic achievement, a commitment to service and inspiring personal qualities. Now, at Georgia State, these students are leading again and making an impact in a wide variety of ways.
Presidential Scholars receive the following benefits each semester for eight semesters:
Cost of tuition and fees (through HOPE/ZELL for GA residents)
Cost of mandatory student fees
Cost of housing
A yearly living expense stipend
A one-time $2,500 stipend for credit-bearing study abroad expenses
Opportunity to compete for a paid University Assistantship to explore research and engaging work experience on campus
Access to individualized classes and mentoring opportunities
This award totals up to $28,803 per year depending on in/out-of-state student status and University Assistantship participation. For more information: https://honors.gsu.edu/the-presidential-scholarship/.
Air Force ROTC Scholarships
For more information, go to the website: https://www.afrotc.com/scholarships/. Local Atlanta contact - 2LT Stefon Dunham at Atlanta@afrotc.com.
Army ROTC and Georgia Military Scholarships Available – Applications Open Now
We’re looking for high school seniors who want to serve our nation as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army or the State of Georgia in the Georgia Army National Guard. Please pass these opportunities to those you think might be interested and qualified.
Army National Guard Financial Benefits
Clink on this link for information on the Army National Guard Financial Benefits for college: Georgia National Guard.
MRAC Scholarship Program - Deadline December 15, 2019
My name is Malongo Mukenge and I am the Scholarship Committee Chair for the Marietta-Roswell Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Comprised of more than 200,00 women, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Encouraging young African-American women to achieve excellence through higher education is a primary focus of the organization. We support this focus by awarding scholarships to young women who exemplify academic excellence, strong leadership and community involvement.
Eligible applicants must:
Be a graduating African-American female high school senior
Live or attend school in Cobb County, Cherokee County or North Fulton County
Have at least a 3.0 GPA or equivalent numerical average
All applications must be submitted online by December 15, 2019. Applications are available on our website www.dstmrac.com/scholarship or at https://MRACForms.formstack.com/forms/201920_mrac_scholarship_application
University of North Georgia Military Scholarship - Deadline: December 15, 2019
The state of Georgia offers 42 scholarships per year to Georgia high school seniors who attend the University of North Georgia and commission as officers in the Georgia Army National Guard after graduating with bachelor's degrees. The scholarship pays for your room, meals, tuition, books, uniforms, and fees. In addition, you receive National Guard weekend drill pay, GI Bill®, pay for attending Army basic and advanced training, and Army ROTC contract pay (beginning of sophomore or junior year, if offered a contract to commission as a lieutenant). You may also be eligible for an enlistment bonus and monthly GI Bill® kicker. The University of North Georgia Military Scholarship is worth $85,000+ over four years.
Link to scholarship flyer.
Free Speech Essay Contest - Deadline: December 31, 2019
The mission of FIRE is to defend and sustain individual rights at America’s colleges and universities. These rights include freedom of speech, legal equality, due process, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience—the essential qualities of individual liberty and dignity. Fire is sponsoring a Free Speech essay contest that is open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Additional questions regarding eligibility may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Students must submit an essay between 700 and 900 words on the topic provided on FIRE's web site. https://www.thefire.org/resources/high-school-network/essay-contest/