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. Begin researching and applying for scholarships by the beginning of your senior year. Some scholarships are even open to underclassmen!
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 our school
- Join the GBHS Guidance and Counseling Google Classroom using code awousem (students only, parents can view scholarships below)
- Check out Fastweb, GA Futures, and CollegeBoard Scholarship Search
- Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and/or the GSFAPP (Georgia State Financial Aid Application)
- Check the eligibility criteria and deadlines before you apply for the scholarship
- Ask your employers about scholarships they offer
- Talk to your school counselor
2022 ANS Savannah River Section Benjamin Scholarship
2022 Georgia Scholar Program
AKA Zeta Xi Omega Scholarship
Alex Newton Scholarship
Alpha Epsilon Scholarship
This year, our chapter, Alpha Epsilon, is awarding $1,000.00 scholarship to a high school senior or college student. The scholarship is awarded in May at the Alpha Epsilon chapter meeting. Postmark deadline is March 15, 2022.
Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity (Tau Epsilon Lambda) Scholarship
Asa Tuten Memorial Scholarship
The 2021 Asa Tuten Memorial – GFSA Essay Contest Is On! 1,000 words may be all that stand between you and up to $1500 in a scholarship!
Awesome Dynamic Scholarship
Augusta Sports Council GAMES Scholarship
The GAMES Scholarship began in 2011 as part of the Augusta Sports Council’s annual G.A.M.E.S. Awards which was an annual program created to highlight outstanding amateur athletes who represented a broad spectrum of sports disciplines in the area. To date, the Augusta Sports Council has awarded over $48,000 in college scholarships to 38 graduating high school student athletes in the Augusta community.
Barak Court #233 Scholarship
Blake Hadden Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship, established by The Cricket Foundation, was created to assist in
Bob Snead Memorial Scholarship (AUSA 2022/2023 Scholarship)
Bob Snead Memorial Scholarship
WHAT: A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to up to four eligible participants. The
scholarship may be used for tuition, fees, or books within one academic year.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
• Active duty, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine or Reserve military or a direct family
member of an active duty or Reserve service member. (spouse or child)
• Be accepted or enrolled in an accredited, degree producing college or university.
• Must have attended the accredited college or university for at least one term and
have received at least a 2.0 grade point. In the case of an upcoming high school
graduate, you must have been accepted by a college or university for the
• May be pursuing an associates or undergraduate degree only
Bryan Memorial Scholarship
Buddy Hendry Criminal Justice Scholarship
Carrie L. Williams Pink Scholarship
The Carrie L. Williams Pink Scholarship aims to offer aid in dealing with the financial burden that college can bring. This $1000 scholarship is designed to support a minority high school senior who is interested in obtaining a degree from a 2 or 4 year college. This scholarship will be presented to one student who has excelled in their high school and community alike.
*Please see document attached below
Choices - A Lifetime Development Inc. Scholarship
Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness Essay Contest Scholarship
College Board Opportunity Scholarship
Columbia County Exchange Club Scholarship
The A.C.E. (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award recognizes high school students who have had to overcome great physical, emotional, or social obstacles and is now eligible for high school graduation. The Exchange Club of Columbia County is pleased to be able to offer this award and a check for $2,000 again this year to the student who best represents the mission of the A.C.E. Award. Award. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_XIkEIDOMRQvJ4ZyyJFFcBgTiIXWu0AY/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=105026921914195315582&rtpof=true&sd=true
Columbia County Exchange Club CTAE Scholarship
Our scholarship will be awarded to the student who best articulates the mission of Exchange. Please include a letter of no more than 500 words that outlines your personal thoughts of the below mission and its importance in our community.
Configure One Scholarship
Console and Associates Legal Scholarship
CPEAF 2022 Scholarship
CSRA Community Foundation Scholarships
There is nothing quite so important as an education, and we are proud to organize and administer scholarship programs for deserving students from throughout our six-county area.
Our donors believe in the power of education and have chosen to make a difference by helping deserving students pursue their dreams of higher education. We have multiple scholarship funds established by donors so youth across our region can improve their lives and ultimately our community by continuing their education.
Most of the scholarships managed by the Community Foundation are available for students who will graduate from high school in the spring of the current year and plan to continue their education in the fall, and we will welcome and consider all applications.
Davidson College Belk Scholarship
Davidson College - James B. Duke Scholarship
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - Louise A. Rice Scholarship
thereby benefiting the global community. A wide range of programs addressing education, health, international development, and the strengthening of the community have emerged and evolved over the years. Encouraging young women to achieve excellence through higher education is a primary focus of our organization and local chapter. The Greater Columbia County Alumnae Chapter (GCCAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
supports this focus by awarding scholarships to young women who exemplify academic
excellence, strong leadership, and community involvement.
Democratic Party 2022 Scholarship
The Columbia County Democratic Party Scholarship will award a senior a $500 scholarship. Students must be a resident of Columbia County, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and be committed to attend a 2 or 4 year institution as a full time student after graduation. Please see attached link and copy of the application.
Dreams to Kings and Queens Scholarship
This scholarship contest will not require any writing, but will require students to use their creativity and make a video answering one of the questions below:
1. What makes you genuinely happy in life?
2. How do you plan on accomplishing your goals?
3. What are you grateful for?
Students can fill out their scholarship application and upload their video at www.dreamstokingsandqueens.com/scholarship-giveaway. The deadline to apply is April 29, 2022
East GA State College Scholarships
Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship
Most Valuable Student Scholarship (Elks National Foundation)
- 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.
Garden Club Scholarship
Gateway Battalion Army ROTC Scholarship
Our battalion is comprised of nine schools within the St. Louis area. The schools within our battalion allow our students to achieve their college goals whether it be academically, athletically, or in the military. Washington University in St. Louis is a top 20 university in the nation, Saint Louis University has one of the top nursing programs in the nation and Lindenwood University has a DII athletic program for those students interested in pursuing athletics throughout college. Not only can the schools in our battalion help your students reach academic and athletic success, but the Gateway Battalion was recently ranked number 2 out of 270 ROTC programs across the nation. If your students want to achieve high success in whatever area they are looking to pursue the Gateway Battalion is the best place for your students. We encourage you to have your students take a look at the universities within our battalion.
Gene Higginbotham Memorial Scholarship
GA Business Aviation Association Scholarships
The Georgia Business Aviation Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that promotes business aviation within the State of Georgia and one of our founding principles is to provide scholarships for Georgia High School graduates that are pursuing careers in aviation. To date our organization has awarded almost $500,000 in scholarship funds to deserving Georgia High School graduates and aviation career professionals in the last 20 years!
GA Future Champions Scholarship
GSU Scholarship Listings
GA United Foundation College Scholarship Competition
Applicants are in competition for one of six scholarship opportunities:
- $10,000 for the Vernon E. Carne Scholarship in honor of our credit union’s founder, Vernon E. Carne.
- $5,000 for the Geraldine Tilson Scholarship in honor and memory of Georgia United’s first female board chair, Geraldine Tilson.
- $5,000 for the Polly Hinde Scholarship in honor of one of the original 1959 members, who served on the board from 1963-2007, Polly Hinde.
- $5,000 for the Dorothy Dusenberry Pirkle Scholarship in honor of our long-time board secretary, Dorothy Dusenberry Pirkle.
- $2,500 for the Monsignor Stephen Churchwell Scholarship in honor and memory of our board member who passed while active on the board in 2018.
- $2,500 for the T. Randall Dennis Scholarship in honor and memory of our board member who passed while active on the board in 2020.
Awards can be used to help pay tuition, meal cost or purchase books and will be paid directly to the college, university or technical school by Georgia United Foundation. There is no restriction to the applicant’s county of residence. Applicant must be a U.S resident.
Georgia Senior and student View Scholarship Program
Going Merry Scholarship Search
Goizueta Scholarship for Latino Eduactors
Latino/Hispanic students interested in becoming teachers can apply for a scholarship at Georgia Southern University.
GAAR Scholarship 2021-2022
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
HSF awards more than $30 million in Scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which range from $500-$5,000 and awarded directly to students
Horatio Alger Scholarship
IntelliGenesis Women Supporting Women STEM Scholarship
Jabez Sanford Hardin Scholarship
JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest Scholarship
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 and two special study stipends ($3000 each).
John Ruffin Scholarship $1000 Essay Contest
Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship
Leukemia Lymphoma Society Student of the Year Campaign/Scholarship
Lewis Cenker Scholarship
Marine Corps Foundation Scholarship
Mental Health Movement Scholarship
In partnership with the Mental Health Movement, one of the leading voices breaking the mental health stigma for young people, we're awarding $3,300 in scholarship funding to high school students who have battled with mental health, or who have had a loved one battle with mental health.
Mercer engineering Scholarship
Merchants Association Golf and Vocational Scholarship
Attached are two scholarship opportunities from the Columbia County Merchants Association. The Vocational Scholarship Program awards graduates from Columbia County high schools a $1000 scholarships and the Ruby Lane/Terry Davis Golf Tournament Scholarship awards two students a scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Both are due by April 1, 2022. Minimum eligibility requirements for both. See each attachment for specific information.
Molded Dimensions Scholarship
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America Congressional Seminar Essay Contest
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.
Omega Psi Phi Scholarship
President's Youth Scholarship - Greater Augusta Association of Realtors
Prudential Spirit of Community Award/Scholarship
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.
Ronald K Ford Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must meet the following criteria
- Graduate high school in 2022
- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
- Be accepted into an accredited college, university, or technical school
- Submit application with required documentation by Thursday, March 31
- Applicants will need a Gmail and YouTube account
- Describe your most profound high school experience and how it has shaped who you are today
- Describe your most important undergraduate goal and how this scholarship will help accomplish that goal
Upload two reference letters:
- One from a school official (e.g., coach, counselor, teacher)
- One from a non-family member (e.g., employer, friend, neighbor)
- Upload official high school transcript and undergraduate acceptance letter
Rotary Club Speech Contest
Rotary’s Four Way Test or theme, Rotary Opens Opportunities. Visit www.rotary.org as a resource on speech topics.
Ryan Clark Scholarship 2022
Application is open to any high school student (14-19) enrolled in an accredited High school or Home School Program. Applications must be post marked by April 1, 2021. Top prize is $1,000. See the below document for more information.
Sam Tyson Eagle Scout Scholarship
SRS Leadership Association Speech Contest/Scholarship
Join students from across the country in giving a speech on Leadership! This speech contest happens
annually with the goal always being the same, write a first-class speech and present it to various
audiences, eventually working your way to the top with a chance at the $4,000 prize.
STEM and Henry Chestnut Scholarships
Stolkin Temple Scholarship
Student-View Scholarship Program
Suntrust Scholarship Resources
Sycamore Hills Scholarships
This scholarship would support any degree that a student should pursue, similar to the initial description.
UGG Omega Psi Phi Scholarship
The Upsilon Gamma Gamma (UGG) Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity is pleased to invite you to be part of the Colonel Charles Young High School Scholarship Essay Program. Upsilon Gamma Gamma is a military chapter and thus honors one of America’s outstanding military officers annually by awarding scholarships in the name of Colonel Charles Young. Colonel Young was the third African American male to graduate from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point. His legacy is resiliency through determination, and success in the face of bigotry and racism. He rose through the trials of his time to become a successful officer, father and husband. In honor of his steadfast determination and willingness to uplift others, Upsilon Gamma Gamma Chapter prides itself on assisting college bound financially challenged seniors through the annual Colonel Charles Young Scholarship program.
Under the auspices of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Scholarship Program, UGG is committed to awarding scholarships to outstanding students like you who have demonstrated interest in attending college after high school. This application is designed to collect academic and personal information for the review committee. Your responses to the questions and essay submittal will be a decisive factor in the selection process. The application deadline for the receipt of all materials is April 15, 2022. It is your responsibility to make sure that all information is postmarked by that date. All winners will be notified by May 15, 2022. If you are selected as a scholarship winner, you will be expected to confirm your final enrollment plans and begin-full-time study in the fall of 2022 before receiving the scholarship award. A letter from the registrar office is required to be mailed to the chapter’s address listed below.
We welcome your application to this exciting and wonderful opportunity and look forward to adding your name to the roster of UGG scholarship recipients. GOOD LUCK!
UNG ROTC Scholarships
USDA Scholars Program
- The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program seeks to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and related disciplines.
- The USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program seeks to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and related disciplines.
- Both programs provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, food science, natural resource science, or a related academic discipline at one of designated 1890 and 1994 land-grant universities. The scholarship may be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor’s degree.
Watson Brown Scholarship
Youth Leadership Columbia County Application
Williams B Glover Memorial Scholarship
The Augusta Tuskegee Alumni Club was established in 1967 for the purpose of promoting Tuskegee University
through recruitment of area high school students and to provide scholarships in an effort to aid with the cost
of attending college. The Augusta Tuskegee Alumni Club will award the William B. Glover Memorial Scholarships
to area students who plan to attend Tuskegee University in the fall of 2021 if they meet requirements set
forth by the Scholarship Committee and selected.
Women in Defense Augusta Chapter Scholarship
WID AC’s inaugural Scholarship is named in honor of Grace Brewster Murray Hopper (1906-1992), former United States Navy Rear Admiral, mathematician, computer scientist, and educator, to acknowledge her talent, vision, persistence, and dedication to computing, education, and service (1943-1986) to the nation. The 2021 Grace Brewster Murray Hopper Scholarship of $500 will be awarded to qualifying high school female seniors who have exemplified skills in applying the sciences, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics to areas of national security. Applicants must submit the completed application with all required information no later than 11:59 P.M. EST on MONDAY 24 MARCH 2022.
Zeta Phi Beta (Eta Theta Zeta) Scholarship