(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.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)
The Randy Pausch scholarship and The Mark Beaumont scholarship
The AIAS Foundation, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences’ philanthropic arm, is pleased to announce that submissions for its Randy Pausch Scholarship and Mark Beaumont Scholarship are now open. These scholarships support aspiring game makers in undergraduate or graduate level programs who are planning on pursuing a career in video game development or leadership.
The Randy Pausch scholarship, which awards two $2,500 scholarships, was established in 2008 to honor the memory of Computer Science Professor and Co-Founder of the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University, Dr. Randy Pausch. This scholarship has been established to support students who are pursuing careers specializing in the development of interactive entertainment like art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, and music composition.
The Mark Beaumont scholarship, which awards two $2,500 scholarships, was established in 2010 to honor the memory of the previous COO of Capcom North America and Europe, Mark Beaumont. This scholarship has been established to support students who are pursuing careers specializing in the business of interactive entertainment such as executive leadership, law, marketing, public relations, and business development.
For more information about the scholarships, qualifications, and application forms please visit our scholarship page. (https://www.interactive.org/foundation/scholarships.asp)
The deadline to apply is June 28, 2013.
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.
WaterFilters.NET Solution Scholarship
We specialize in distributing water filtration systems and are driven by fostering the conversation on engineering solutions to the world's water problems. Starting this year we are offering a semi-annual essay based scholarship for students interested in helping us solve these issues. The scholarship awards $500 to the winner of the contest.
With an increasing global population, particularly in developing countries, what would you create to help ensure all people had nearby access to clean drinking water?
-Applications must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
-Application deadline is July 15, 2013.
For additional information on requirements and how to apply please visit: http://www.waterfilters.net/water-filters-scholarship_ep_761-1.html.
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.
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.
Ty Cobb Educational Foundation
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.
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:
'Krill Oil - Educate Your Heart' Scholarship
Viva Labs's Krill Oil will be giving $1,000 to two students, pursuing further education beyond a high school level, as part of the 'Krill Oil - Educate Your Heart' program!
Interested participants must meet the following criteria:
Eligibility is for any student currently enrolled in the fall/spring school year of 2013/2014 at any college, university, trade or technical school within the United States or Canada. Students must maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent).
Students must be 16 years or older at the time of enrollment
Must be a Canadian/American citizen or hold a valid student visa.
Winning participants will be required to submit a photo for promotional purposes
Eligible students must submit an essay written around one of the two following questions:
How has the importance of heart health impacted you, your family, or your community?
How can an individual change his or her lifestyle to promote a healthy heart and holistic well being?
Submission Deadline: July 5th, 2013
For additional information on how to apply please visit: http://krilloil.com/krill-oil-scholarship/.
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.
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