Scholarships are a great way to help finance a college education. Students can use scholarship funds to pay tuition, purchase books and supplies, and help with room and board.
Here are a few tips to help get you started:
- Contact the FINANCIAL AID OFFICE of the school where you apply for admission.
- Listen for announcements at school.
- Conduct scholarship searches online at sites such as Fastweb, GaFutures, and others to access applications for scholarships, grants and loans as well as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Check the eligibility criteria and deadlines before you apply for the scholarship.
Please visit these general scholarship website links to get started searching for free money
The 1795 Scholarship awards eligible USC Beaufort students with a $1,000 per semester scholarship to be applied to Beaufort Campus Housing. There is also an "Out-of-State Tuition Waiver" opportunity offered by USCB which may be of interest.
The College Board has launched a new scholarship program with $5 million of scholarships each year, beginning with the class of 2020
At Configure One, we are proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree in the areas of mathematics, engineering, or science. The awarded student will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.
$1,000 Console and Associates Legal Scholarship for aspiring law, pre-law, and paralegal studies students.
The Belk Scholarship will provide you comprehensive funding (tuition, fees, room and board) plus special study stipends that allow you great flexibility in the on- and off-campus opportunities you choose to explore. Those experiences, paired with our academic programs, deepen your intellect, maturity, and global understanding.
The James B. Duke Scholarship recognizes students whose academic achievement, diverse talents, work ethic, resilience, and concern for others give evidence of their capacity to make a difference in the world. Five new James B. Duke Scholars will be named in each entering class.
Each year, we award $750 in scholarships to high-achieving, high school students who have been affected in some way by the increasing prevalence of mental health challenges.
- The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the competition.
- Male and female students compete separately.
Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.
The Chicago office of the Elks National Foundation will announce the 500 national winners in late April. (Many local Lodges, districts and state Elks associations award their own scholarships through this program. These scholarships are not to be confused with the 500 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships.)
The 20 top finalists will participate in an all expenses paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.
The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., continues to provide scholarships to deserving Georgia college students majoring in any garden-related subject in an accredited college or university in Georgia. Work Scholarships are also awarded to students for a designated number of hours to be worked at a public botanical garden.
The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation, and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance* that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
If you are a high school senior or college student in Georgia, and will be enrolled in a two-year to four-year institution, apply today for the Scholarship.
Listing of scholarships offered by Georgia Southern University
Our Presidential Scholarship program recognizes incoming first-year students who were leaders in their high schools and offers them the support and experiences that will set them up to be leaders in their careers and communities. The scholarship is valued at up to $28,000 per year (depending on in/out-of-state student status and participation in our student assistantship program).
Presidential Scholars receive the following benefits for eight semesters:
- Cost of tuition, housing and mandatory student fees
- A yearly living expense stipend
- A one-time $2,500 stipend for credit-bearing study abroad expenses
- Opportunity for a paid University Assistantship to explore research and engaging work experience on campus
- Access to individualized classes and mentoring opportunities
The Association will be awarding (10) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to graduating seniors.
Scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in award value from $10,000 to $25,000
The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest for High School Students is officially open! We’re now accepting submissions from high school students for this year’s contest. By submitting an original essay describing a leader who demonstrated political courage as described by President Kennedy in his book, Profiles in Courage, students can win one of 15 scholarship awards for college — including a $10,000 first-place prize. If you’re new to our program you can learn more here
John M. Belk Scholarship
The John M. Belk Scholarship recognizes powerful students with demonstrated academic excellence, integrity, intellectual curiosity, willingness to take risks, and potential to be change agents in both their local and global communities. The scholarship provides:
- a four-year scholarship covering tuition, fees, room and board
- two special study stipends ($3000 each)
The Students of the Year Campaign is an eight-week initiative in which nominated High School students participate in a fundraising competition to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Georgia Chapter. Nominated students are selected as Student of the Year candidates via a committee. Selection is based upon an application submitted by each interested student. Candidates will raise money in honor of a youth patient hero who is currently battling or is in remission from a blood cancer. The candidate who raises the most money at the end of the eight weeks is named Student(s) of the Year. The Student of the Year will receive a $2,500 scholarship to a college or university of his/her choice. In addition, one candidate team will be awarded a Citizenship Award. The Citizenship Award winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to a college or university of his/her choice.
This scholarship competition is open to students interested in pursuing a major in Mercer's School of Engineering. While on campus, students will have the opportunity to earn scholarships by demonstrating their math and verbal skills by completing a standardized test. In addition to the challenge, students will be able to meet Engineering faculty and students, tour labs and facilities, and tour our campus and residence halls.
At Molded Dimensions, we are proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree in STEM. The awarded student will receive $500 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.
This essay contest is a major project of The NSCDA held under the auspices of the Washington Workshops Foundation, a private nonprofit educational program in American government for high school students.
Winners receive full tuition, including seminar materials, university campus housing, and two meals daily, for a week of citizenship education about the national government, plus fun, new friends, and tours of sites in our nation’s capital.
The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.
The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion or sex. All applicants must be United States citizens. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.
Every year PEO awards the STAR Scholarship to a young woman who is a senior. She is among the amazing young women who serve to perpetuate all that is right and good in her school, community and world. She may not be the top student although STAR requires a 3.0 or better unweighted GPA but she works diligently to produce the best she has to offer. She is actively involved in a wide variety of activities and is a positive role model for her peers. She is involved throughout her high school years in ways to improve her local community, her state or perhaps the world. She may not be known by everyone, but her references know her well and take the time to present her in the brightest lights. She is a kind and caring citizen making others feel comfortable is her trademark. She is the girl with that special sparkle the one who brightens your day. She offers the promise of a vibrant, productive future for herself and society.
Apply today for national recognition, a scholarship and an invitation to the program's national recognition events!
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.
Incoming students may be offered a scholarship or other awards from SCAD based on demonstrated academic and/or co-curricular achievement, including leadership, volunteer work, community service or involvement, and artistic accomplishment. Scholarships are available to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. Students who wish to be considered for achievement scholarships may be asked to provide additional materials as part of their application for admission.
Rising high school seniors may apply for the scholarship as early as mid-June between junior and senior year. A National Board awards 4-year and 3-year advance-designee scholarships worth up to $57,000.
Our founder, Walter J. Brown, believed college education provided the best avenue towards success and fulfillment. In 1970, he established a private Foundation to support that belief. The Watson-Brown Foundation scholarships are awarded to students from communities in and near the Savannah River valley where Brown was raised and spent the majority of his adult life.