(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
Emerge was founded in 2001 and was granted 501(c)(3) status in the spring of 2002. Through scholarships, Emerge addresses the need to support deserving women who have demonstrated a deep commitment to both reaching their educational goals and giving back to their communities. We actively seek scholarship applicants who have come to understand that education is key to attaining their goals in life.
The scholarship selection committee is focused on identifying special women – non-traditional students whose education was delayed or interrupted, individuals with a vision to succeed regardless of any obstacles that life has put in their way. We are especially interested in recognizing women who give back to their communities and whose goals and desires for education align with their passions. Additionally, preference is given to women who are pursuing their educational endeavors in the state of Georgia.
The exact amount of each scholarship and the total number of scholarships to be awarded will vary from year to year (13 scholarships were awarded in 2013). The approximate value of each award for 2014 will be $2,000 - $5,000 (amount is subject to change).
For More Information
If you have questions about Emerge, please send an email to the following: email@example.com.
Deadline: Applications must be sent via U.S. mail, UPS, FedEx or other postal service and must be postmarked by October 31, 2013.
To learn more and apply for the scholarship, candidates should go to http://emergescholarships.org
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.
College Student Scholarship
A $500 NursesLink.org College Student Scholarship can be awarded to anyone enrolling in the next six months or currently enrolled in a NON-nursing education program offered by a community college, trade school or university. The purpose of this scholarship award is to help students to pay for the costs of education, based on merit.
The 500-800 word essay for the Fall 2013 College Student Scholarship will ask the student to address the following:
Please describe your passion to succeed in life and how education will help you achieve your goals. Please give several detailed examples.
Deadline: Oct 31st 2013
For additional information on official rules and how to apply please visit: http://nurseslink.org/college-student-scholarship/.
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 7th year. Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.
We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Scholarship Deadline - June 14, 2014.
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.
John Scarano Memorial Scholarship
The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) is the recognized global leader and resource for hazardous materials and hazardous waste professionals, including the CERTIFIED HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGER (CHMM) and related professional designations. The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals™ (AHMP) is a professional association with a membership of more than 4,000 of the nation’s leading experts in environmental, health, safety and security management. With 56 chapters in 37 states and the District of Columbia and Asia, AHMP is the only national organization devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous materials management field. The Georgia Chapter of the AHMP is now 18 years old and has over 70 active members. Our scholarship is so named to honor a fellow Georgia CHMM who passed away suddenly. John was instrumental in helping our GA Chapter grow to what it is today and gave selflessly to promote the profession and helped mentor new graduates in the field.
Deadline: November 15, 2013.
For additional information on eligibility requirements and how to apply please visit: John Scarano Scholarship.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN
COBB COUNTY BRANCH
AAUW MISSION: TO PROMOTE EQUITY FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS THROUGH, EDUCATION AND SELF-DEVELOPMENT OVER THE LIFE SPAN, AND POSITIVE SOCIETAL CHANGE.
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to recipients selected by AAUW Scholarship Committee.
-female applicants only
- currently enrolled in Kennesaw State University, Chattahoochee Technical College, Southern Polytechnic State University, or Life University in a degree or certificate program
- successful completion of at least one semester
- 3.0 GPA ( B average) minimum
-Timely and satisfactory submission of entire application packet
Application packets for scholarship must be received by AAUW Cobb County Scholarship
Chair NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 31, 2013. Scholarship funds will be available in late December 2013.
For contact information and additional information on how to apply please visit: http://www.aauwcobb.org/
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