(Deadline: March 1st)
SPSU awards scholarships to qualified students based on academic merit and financial need. Need-based scholarships take both financial need and academic criteria into account, while academic scholarships are based solely upon a student's specific academic program.
All students that are accepted or accepted pending by March 1st will be considered for Institutional Scholarships
Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) Academic Scholarship:
If you are a freshman applicant, you must meet all conditions for regular admissions and have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.4 or higher. If you are a transfer applicant, you must have 30 hours with a 3.4 cumulative GPA.
Barnett Scholars Program:
Undergraduate: Must show academic promise and have a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must enroll full-time and pursue a BS or BA Degree. Graduate: Recipient must have BS or BA Degree from an accredited institution, have been accepted into a graduate degree program of full-time study and maintain a 3.0 GPA in graduate course work.
Gordon K. Morton Scholarship:
The recipient must be a full-time student with a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
Milton R. Ratner Foundation Scholarship:
The recipient must be a full-time student with a cumulative 3.0 GPA or better. This scholarship is also awarded on the basis of need.
Dobbins Officers (Air Force Base) Wives Club:
Scholarship assistance is awarded to sons and daughters of AFB personnel (including National Guard). In the absence of an eligible son or daughter, the scholarship may be awarded to the spouse of a Dobbins employee. Recipients must be enrolled full-time.
Marietta Rotary Club: Deadline April 12, 2013
This scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit.
The Primary purpose is to encourage students pursuing a degree in business or other entrepreneurial-related fields who have aspirations to become entrepreneurs or business leaders. Larry and Jane Carithers, for whom the scholarship is named, developed Carithers flowers from humble beginnings to become one of the leading and mos respected flower business owners in the United States. Their dream was to offer financial assistance and encouragement to persons with the similar goal of starting and growing their own businesses or who would contribute to their community through their business relationships. Both Larry and Jane were members of the Rotary Club of Marietta Metro and we are honored to continue the scholarship program in their memory.
Clark M. Lambert Scholarship:
This scholarship is awarded on the basis of need.
FRED AND DRUCILLA BECK SCHOLARSHIP - SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY
Established by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation in 1986 and named in honor of Fred and Drucilla Beck. Fred was secretary for 40 years and Drucilla was the first honorary female member. The money is not intended to cover full tuition but rather special, supplemental, one-time awards made annually to one or more students. This endowed scholarship fund generates scholarships from interest earned on the corpus. The scholarship is available to a full-time undergraduate student. Southern Polytechnic State University handles the applications, selects the top 3 candidates, and the Kiwanis Scholarship Committee makes the final decision
Goizueta Foundation Scholarship:
The recipient must be a Hispanic/Latino student whose family currently resides in the United States and has a financial need.
The La-Vern Smith-McCier Memorial Scholarship:
The recipient must be majoring in industrial engineering technology with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. The recipient must be at least a junior and must be a member of the National Society of Black Engineers.
The John Talbert/WSB Radio Group Scholarship:
The recipient must be a full-time student majoring in electrical and computer engineering technology with an emphasis on the technical side of radio engineering. The recipient must be at the junior or senior level. Applicants with financial need will be given first preference.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund:
Be of Hispanic heritage
Be a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident
Be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time
Have earned at least 12 undergraduate units
Have a minimum (GPA) of 3.00
Have applied for Federal Financial Aid
Be pursuing first undergraduate or graduate degree
Go to hsf and download the application
ScholarshipsThe Abacus Scholarship sweepstakes recognizes the intrinsic value of every student journey, wherever it shall lead. It is a scholarship award where every entry is granted the same chance to win, where every student's journey is seen and celebrated as equal, valuable and necessary. We believe every student counts: regardless of where, when or how an individual's passions and circumstances lead them to becoming one.
1. The basics: The Abacus Scholarship is open to all students enrolled in any institution of higher education. Deadline: Midnight, December 15, and Midnight June 15, annually, 2 per calendar year awarded for $1234.00 each. Awards announced January 15 and July 15, annually.
3. Who qualifies: This scholarship is tailored to any student either enrolled or accepted for enrollment in full or part-time programs of study. Eligible applicants will also be U.S. citizens (born or naturalized), nationals or lawful permanent residents. (see our TERMS for full details)
Georgia Executive Women’s Network Leader of tomorrow Scholarship application: 2013-2014 academic Year
The purpose of the GEWN Scholarship is to assist in the college education of Georgia’s female Leaders of Tomorrow. Through the generosity of FootSmart, a Benchmark Brands Company, which again is sponsoring a scholarship this year, GEWN will award a total of three $3,000 scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year to female, non-traditional college students. Non-traditional is defined as a student who is at least 24 years old. To be eligible, applicants must be full-time students who are enrolled or plan to enroll for the academic year in a metropolitan Atlanta accredited college or university in a four-year undergraduate program of study.
The applications need to be postmarked no later than Friday, May 17, 2013.
For additional information please contact JoAnn Penovi at 404-433-7416.
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
Deadline - June 21, 2013
Amount of Award - $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:
Discuss, in less than 1000 words, what you would consider to be the most important issue that society has to deal with in the next 10 or 20 years? Why do you think this issue so important?
Your submissions must be sent to us by email at:
Deadline and Eligibility
DEADLINE: May 27, 2013
AWARD VALUE: $1,000
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution.
• There is no age restriction
• Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
• This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.
Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time.
For additional information please visit: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 6th year.
We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Scholarship Deadline- June 14, 2013.
Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm.
Full details are available on our site.
SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes
High school seniors and current undergraduate college students can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship for their education expenses at a college or university. One winner will be chosen every two weeks from October 26, 2012 through May 10, 2013. Only one entry per person for each drawing; students can register after each completed drawing for the next scheduled drawing.
- Free to enter and eligibility not based on GPA or financial need
- Fifteen chances to win with one winner chosen every two weeks from October 2012 to May 2013
- Entrants must be at least 13 years of age
- Your permanent address must be in one of the following states: AL, GA, FL, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV or the District of Columbia (DC)
For complete details please visit: https://www.suntrusteducation.com/ScholarshipSweepstakes/index.htmlCEO.com - CEO of Tomorrow Scholarship
Amount of Award: $2,500
Deadline: July 1, 2013
General, Business, MBA
Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarships
The Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc., helps make college dreams come true by awarding $3000 and $5000 renewable scholarships to high school seniors and current college undergraduates. The Foundation now is accepting scholarship applications for 2013-2014 awards. One of the region's largest scholarship programs, the Foundation will award 200 new scholarships for 2013-2014. To be eligible, students must be from certain counties in Georgia and South Carolina; GEORGIA – Burke, Columbia, Elbert, Glascock, Hart, Jefferson, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Taliaferro, Warren, Wilkes and plan to attend any 4-year, accredited college in the country. The scholarship application Deadline is February 15, 2013. Details, including the online application, may be found at: www.watson-brown.org/scholarship.
Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc. was established in 1970 by the late Walter J. Brown primarily as a college scholarship program. Currently, the Foundation funds over 800 students studying at 140 colleges and universities across the country. In addition to its scholarship program, the Watson-Brown Foundation also operates three historic sites and house museums and maintains a grant program that funds historic preservation and programs in the humanities.
For more information, please contact Sarah Katherine Drury, Director of Scholarships and Alumni Relations at email@example.com
Sussle Scholarship - Spring, 2013
THIS IS NOT YOUR USUAL SCHOLARSHIP. READ ON.
Sussle is an encyclopedia about the things YOU care about. We're different.
Who is Eligible
For additional information on the Sussle Scholarship and how to apply please visit: http://sussle.org/scholarship.
DAZ 3D - 3D Graphic Design Scholarship
Amount of Award: $1,000
Deadline: June 1, 2013
General, Art, 3D, Graphic Design, or related programs
The Foundation was established by the late Tyrus R. Cobb for the purpose of assisting capable and deserving residents of Georgia who need financial assistance in completing their college education. Foundation scholarships are granted to qualified students for the purpose of attending an accredited college or university full time. For additional information on eligibility requirements and how to submit your application please visit: http://www.tycobbfoundation.com.
All forms and information must be postmarked by June 15.
The MyBookBuyer.com Textbooks For a Year Scholarship
The MyBookBuyer.com Textbooks For a Year Scholarship essay contest was first established in 2009. We strive to enhance educational opportunities for students by conducting this scholarship contest twice every year (Spring and Fall).
Spring 2013 Essay Topic: Name one published author whom you greatly admire and write about some of the reasons why? Use a book to support your position. Cite some specific reasons to support your choice. For instance, character qualities exhibited you hold in high esteem, or perhaps a perspective or stance he/she has taken which resonates strongly with you. You can even write about a specific published literary work that has had a lasting impact to inspire you. Your choices are not limited to those reasons and who you select can run the gamut of someone who is extremely high profile and prominent to a lesser known or even very obscure writer. Your subject may be someone who is living or deceased. Since your options are numerous, a great deal of importance will be placed upon how well you build your topic to engage the reader, and include well written examples of support with a level of emotional engagement that rings true.
Entries must be submitted on or before midnight PST May 10, 2013 to qualify. One Grand Prize Cash Winner and one (1) Runner-Up Winner will be announced on or before May 31, 2013.
Grand prize: $1,250
For additional information on eligibility requirements and how to submit your essay please visit: http://www.mybookbuyer.com/textbooks-for-a-year-scholarship.htm.
Domo Scholarship for Business Management
Domo transforms the way executives manage their business and drives value from the tens of billions of dollars that's been spent on traditional business intelligence systems. For the 2013 academic year, Domo will provide two scholarships of $2,500 each for college students who are studying business management and who show an interest in analytics.
Application deadline is August 31st, 2013 at midnight MST
For additional information on eligibility requirements and how to apply please visit:
Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award: Fall Semester 2013
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program to help provide educational opportunities for future generations of scientists. In addition to investing in the world’s future scientific endeavors, Thermo Fisher Scientific prides itself on our eco-friendly operations and products, along with working with customers, industry, and the scientific community to advance environmental management and science.
Six Available Awards Totaling $40,000
• Two $10,000 scholarships
• Four $5,000 scholarshipsWho Can Apply:
• Any undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled at an accredited college or
university for the 2013 Fall semester
• Candidates must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field
All applications must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. CT on July 31, 2013. Scholarship winners will be announced by August 16, 2013.
For more information or to apply, please visit: http://www.thermoscientific.com/piercescholarship.
ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation 2013 Engineering College Scholarships
ASCO Numatics will award two merit based scholarships of $5,000 to exceptional undergraduate and graduate engineering students pursuing careers in manufacturing, processing, or other industrial automation related disciplines. The deadline is May 24, 2013.
-must be enrolled full-time in an engineering, instrumentation, systems, electrical, mechanical, or automation discipline
-must be entering junior or senior year in a four year undergraduate degree program or enrolled in a graduate program
-must have at least a 3.2 GPA, be a U.S. citizen, or legal U.S. resident
SOUTHERN AUTOMOTIVE WOMEN’S FORUM SCHOLARSHIP
The Southern Automotive Women’s Forum is a group of women working in the STEM areas of the automotive world.
The SAWF Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to an accredited two-year technical/career program, four-year undergraduate program, or graduate program in preparation for or in furtherance of a career in the automotive industry. Deadline for these scholarship are June 15th and December 1, 2013.
For additional information and to apply please visit: http://www.southernautowomen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&catid=19:default&id=22:scholarship.
Outside Resources for Scholarships
You can find outside, or private, scholarships through special search engines. Keep in mind that the most popular the search engine, the more competition you may face for a scholarship. We have listed several popular free scholarship sites:Princeton Review