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Scholarships

ABM Industry Group Scholarship 

ABM Industry Group LLC will award one $1,000 scholarship to a Class of 2020 graduating senior from each of the Cherokee County School District’s six traditional high schools.  Completed applications must be submitted to the Office of Communications by the close of business on May 29, 2020. Access the application here. Access the reference form here.

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Service League Scholarship 

Scholarship application for the Service League Scholarship. Application not due until April 30th. Access it here

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Gene Higginbotham Memorial Scholarship 

Scholarship application for the Gene Higginbotham Memorial Scholarship. It can also be found on our website here: https://www.ampest.com/about-us.html 

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Waste Management of Metro Atlanta, Inc 

Waste Management of Metro Atlanta, Inc. scholarship d/b/a Pine Bluff Landfill will award one $5,000 scholarship to a Class of 2020 graduating senior currently attending Sequoyah High School!  Attached is the application and reference form, due to me, anne.reed@cherokeek12.net by April 17

Reference form: click here

Application form: click here

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The Brian Jordan Foundation - 2020 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM  

The Brian Jordan Foundation (BJF) Scholarship Program assists students who need financial assistance with college tuition by providing $1,250 per recipient, per year for FOUR YEARS. See apllication below.

https://mailcherokeek12ga-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/9932160_cherokeek12_net/EVAjJhRdFkJAnbLbYGanI3AB7HRaZ9Mc1OX_-5OHcwGF3w?e=8e4FJb 

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Lexine Haper Scholarship 

Once again, the Bridgemill Sixes Service League is offering the Lexine Haper Scholarship. The scholarship application can be accessed at http://bssl.org/scholarship/. The scholarship application must be postmarked no later than April 16th, 2020. 

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Pearl Turner and Louis Lindley Jones Memorial Scholarship 

This scholarship is under the guidance of the First Baptist Church in Canton, GA. 

The scholarship is for one student, selected by a committee at the church.  The value is $1,000 per year.  It is renewable for three years after the first year.   

https://mailcherokeek12ga-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/9932160_cherokeek12_net/Ea-W86y8wjlPq3vL-jtVXSEBlLzKVt-xeLEkHmmdWMbFRw?e=dT0i28 

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Delta Kappa Gamma awards a one-time scholarship 

Our local chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma awards a one-time scholarship each year to a female senior who will be attending college to major in education.  

All senior females from every high school in the county who plan to major in education in college are invited to apply. One recipient from all the applicants will be chosen by our scholarship committee to receive a $1500 scholarship.  

Applicants should send the completed application to Anne Reed at the Central Office by March 23, 2020.  Reference letters must also be received by that date. 

The scholarship recipient must also attend the Delta Kappa Gamma Awards Ceremony on May 12 to receive the scholarship check. 

Application - https://mailcherokeek12ga-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/9932160_cherokeek12_net/EQBOOfQrfxBMpjCi0J5z-WUBwAFPR4OA8qMcIh6rRpefZA?e=ovzADR 

Reference - https://mailcherokeek12ga-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/9932160_cherokeek12_net/EZpE0e5vCU9PvBOAV7Hjxi4Bz679POaj4qiQdNKJSxtGWA?e=cbN9Ge 

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University MG Law Scholarship

  • The scholarship must be submitted, in full, by July 8, 2020. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Applications for scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or current attendee of an institute of higher education inside the state of Georgia (including tech schools). If you are attending school outside the state of Georgia, please apply for our nationwide scholarship.
  • A student aid report (if available) showing income status of your household must be attached for application to be considered.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • A transcript must be attached with counselor or school representative signature for application to be considered.
  • This scholarship is a one time scholarship worth $1,000. It will be awarded August 1, 2020
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
  • Claims made on the application will be verified before scholarship is awarded.
  • All applicants must be submitted electronically using the form below:

MG Law 

looks forward to reviewing your scholarship application.

https://www.mg4law.com/scholarship/

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College Board Scholarships
College Board has a number of scholarships listed here. Deadlines range from October 31, 2019 to March 30, 2020.

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AED Scholarship to raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest

Submit a video or essay based on one of the topics listed on scholarship website located here. The submission deadline is November 30, 2019. The next submission deadline is May 31, 2020.  

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Variety of Scholarships - see listings here.  

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Variety of Scholarships for Women - see listings here.

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Business/Finance Scholarships - click here.

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Truett McConnell University - Board of Trustee/Board of Visitor Members Scholarships

Private college in north Georgia has some scholarships available.  Up to $4000 per student.  Must maintain fulltime, on-campus status with minimum 2.0 GPA.  Before applying to the college, student must send name, contact information, and (if known) degree he/she is seeking to Dr. Gary Jarnagin:  gjarnagin@truett.edu  or text the information to him at 678-836-8749.  To see degree offerings at the college, visit the website here.

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Adelphi University (New York)

Several scholarships and grants available.  Click here for more information.

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Education.com Scholarship for Teaching Career majors

Education.com is awarding a $5,000 college scholarship to a deserving high school senior interesting in pursuing a career in teaching. 

The scholarship is called The Classroom to Classroom Scholarship, and we are on a mission to make an impact in the lives of aspiring teachers in America. Once a year, we award a graduating high school student with a $5,000 scholarship to further their educational goals. To apply, students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Open to students from all states.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Accepted as a full-time student at a 2-year, 4-year, or technical vocational college or university in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic year. We will require proof of enrollment.
  • Intent to pursue an Education or closely related degree
  • Proof of strong academic performance, leadership, and community service (see scholarship page for details)

You can find more detailed information on our scholarship award here: https://www.education.com/scholarships/    Deadline is June 30, 2020.

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Scholarships available to students who are caregivers or who plan to major in a field of study related to Gerontology or Senior Care

Three different types of scholarships available - deadlines range for more information, click here and here.

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Scholarships, grants, and student loans specific to Georgia students

Click here to see a variety of financial aid resources specific to Georgia students.

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Long Island University Brooklyn (LIUBrooklyn) - scholarship opportunities

Must apply here for admission, then your application will be reviewed for scholarship opportunities.
Application fee waiver code: LIU19 

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Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Recipient will be awarded up to $1,000.

Scholarship Deadline   -  June 12, 2020.

Application Process

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 the site.

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$1000 No-Essay Scholarship

Sponsored by GetSchooled.  From now until June 30th, they will give away $1,000 to a random eligible student each month. Students (ages 17-24) who will be attending college by December 2019 qualify. To apply, students should log onto GetSchooled.com and complete at least one piece of content in the given month!   Click here.

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For current 10th, 11th, and 12th  graders:  The ACT Scholarship Giveaway - $15,000 scholarship and a $5000 Tech Package!!

Eligible sophomores, juniors, and seniors that register for the April, June, or July, 2020 US national test date (and opt-in to the giveaway during registration) has a chance to win the scholarship. It’s just that easy! Eligible students may also enter by mail.*

Go to act.org/ACTScholarshipGiveaway or click here to learn more. 

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4th Annual S.C.W. DREAMers Scholarship - $2500

Open nationwide to high school seniors meeting DREAMer eligibility and seeking a college degree beginning Fall 2019.   Applicants must be a High School Senior or undergraduate United States DREAMer. Immigrants who meet certain criteria as listed below are referred to as DREAMers as they fill the requirements of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need.

Minimum GPA 3.0.  All other specific requirements and application information is located here.  

Deadline:  June 30, 2020.

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Early Childhood Education Scholarships

This is a resource if you're interested in majoring in Early Childhood Education.  The site has a variety of scholarships with varying requirements and deadline dates.  Click here.

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Command Education Scholarships

Information is available here.  Scholarship entries are accepted on a rolling basis.

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Beacon Scholarship - sponsored by Carrot Top Industries
 
WHO’S ELIGIBLE?

To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must:

Applicants must be college-bound graduating high school seniors, current college students, or adult learners with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (high school or college) who are planning to enroll in an accredited college program. Applicants must also reside in a rural area and meet low-income criteria outlined in the application below.

For more information and to apply, click here.  
Deadline for Spring 2020:  October 31, 2019 Deadline for Fall 2020: June, 30 2020