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5 Strong Scholarship
Sponsor: 5 Strong
Eligibility: Applicants must be minority high school seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA as well as a minimum ACT score of 19 or SAT score of 920. If awarded, students must be able to attend bi-monthly college prep sessions. Students should show leadership potential both in the classroom and on campus. The 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation partners with HBCUs to provide full tuition scholarships and mentoring.

Amount: $14,000-$18,000
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.5strongscholars.org

Aaron Michael Powell Youth Shooting Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Aaron Michael Powell Youth Shooting Memorial
P.O. Box 62
Lowndesville, SC 29659
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors and be involved in a shooting sport discipline in Georgia or South Carolina. Selection is based on letters of recommendation, an essay explaining what shooting sports have meant to you and a letter explaining future goals and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Applications are available online and must include three letters of recommendation, an essay and a letter to the committee.
Website: http://www.sc-sportingclays.com

Animal Health International FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Atlanta Network of Executive Women in Hospitality Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: Network of Executive Women in Hospitality, Atlanta
141 New Street #234
Decatur, GA 30030
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited degree or certification program in which they have completed half the requirements in a hospitality-related area including hotel/restaurant management, culinary/foodservice, architecture or interior design. They must demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, project that reflects skills and letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://newh.org/chapters/atlanta/

Ben W. Fortson, Jr., Scholarship
Sponsor: Surveying and Mapping Society of Georgia
P.O. Box 778
Douglasville, GA 30133-0778
Eligibility: Applicants must be Georgia residents enrolled in an undergraduate land surveying program of study at an accredited institution of higher learning. They must have completed at least 20 percent of their program requirements before receiving any scholarship monies awarded. Students must also maintain a 2.4 overall GPA and 2.7 GPA in surveying courses. Preference is given to full-time students seeking a bachelor's degree. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and transcript are required.
Website: http://www.samsog.org

Birdsong Peanuts FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must produce peanuts or come from peanut-producing families. They must also be current FFA members under the age of 23 working towards degrees in agriculture or agribusiness at U.S. institutions. Applicants must be residents of Alabama, Florida or Georgia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have any class of ham radio license, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be residents of and attend school in Georgia or Alabama.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but may not be completed electronically. All completed applications must be mailed.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

Charles McDaniel Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: Georgia Student Finance Commission
2082 East Exchange Place
Tucker, GA 30084
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors at a public Georgia college or university. They must be admitted to their school's college or department of education and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Applicants must be legal residents of Georgia, have graduated from a Georgia high school, be U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens, be in compliance with Selective Service requirements and not be in default on student financial aid. Eligible colleges and universities can nominate one student each year.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 15
How to apply: Applications are available online and from college education departments.
Website: https://www.gafutures.org/

Cheryl Dant Hennesy FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be female residents of Georgia, Kentucky or Tennessee pursuing a two- or four-year degree in any area of study. Students must have financial need and demonstrate personal motivation. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,250 per year for four years
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online. Applicants must fill out the financial analysis section of the application.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
9817 Miller Road
Sherwood, AR 72120
Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Applicants must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and have bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and achieved an ACT composite score of 20 or SAT composite score of 1410.

Amount: $750
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.
Website: http://www.southernbowlingcongress.org/

Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Boys Baseball
P.O. Box 8263
Dothan, AL 36304
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://baseball.dixie.org

Dixie Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Youth Baseball, Inc.
Johnny Berthelot, Chairman Scholarship Committee
110 South Bolivar Street
Suite 207
Marshall, TX 75670
Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.
Website: http://youth.dixie.org/

Family District 1 Scholarships
Sponsor: American Hellenic Education Progressive Association
1909 Q Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduate or graduate students who plan to attend a college or university full-time during the calendar year of application. They must be residents of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee or Florida.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. The current application must be used and must be sent by certified mail and return receipt requested.
Website: https://ahepa.org/Education-Scholarships.htm

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Georgia Oratorical Contest
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Georgia
3035 Mt. Zion Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

Amount: Up to $1,300
Deadline: Varies according to Local Post
How to apply: Applications are available by contacting the local American Legion Post.
Website: http://www.galegion.org

Georgia Press Educational Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Georgia Press Educational Foundation, Inc.
Georgia Press Building
30266 Mercer University Drive
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30343-4137
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students who have been Georgia residents for three years, or their parents must have been Georgia residents for two years. Students must attend a Georgia college or university, demonstrate financial need and be recommended by a counselor, principal, professor or Georgia Press Association member.

Amount: $1,500-$2,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, copy of SAT scores, copy of tax return, anticipated budget, school photograph and letter of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.gapress.org

Georgia Thespians Achievement Scholarships
Sponsor: Georgia Thespians
2897 North Druid Hills Road
Box 225
Atlanta, GA 30329
Eligibility: Applicants must be Georgia high school juniors or seniors and perform an audition in one of the following categories: acting, technical theatre, singing or theatre education.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 7
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and resume of thespian troupe experience are required.
Website: http://www.gathespians.org

Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant
Sponsor: Georgia Student Finance Commission
2082 East Exchange Place
Tucker, GA 30084
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students at eligible private colleges or universities in Georgia and be U.S. citizens and legal residents of the state of Georgia.

Amount: $300 per quarter or $450 per semester
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.gafutures.org/

Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship
Sponsor: Greenhouse Scholars
1881 9th Street, Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80302
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college or university. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who reside and attend school in Colorado, Georgia or Illinois. They must have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, and they must demonstrate leadership, perseverance and financial need. Their household income must be $70,000 a year or less. Winners participate in an internship and summer symposium.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.greenhousescholars.org

HOPE Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Georgia Student Finance Commission
2082 East Exchange Place
Tucker, GA 30084
Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated from high school and be attending or planning to attend college in Georgia. Students must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, be a legal resident of the state of Georgia and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students should submit applications as early as possible.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Last day of classes
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.gafutures.org/

James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc.
50 Hurt Plaza
Suite 449
Atlanta, GA 30303
Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and they must have community service experience. Applicants must plan to obtain a degree in the arts and sciences, music, ministry or human services. Preference will be given to students from the following states: Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Adult students may also apply.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfgreateratlanta.org/community-impact/scholarships/

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org

John B. White, JR. Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Georgia's Own Foundation
1155 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30309
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors graduating from an accredited Georgia high school and accepted to a public university in Georgia. Students must be the first generation in their family to attend college. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and community involvement.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: May 26
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://georgiasownfoundation.org

Judge William F. Cooper Scholarship
Sponsor: Center for Scholarship Administration
4320 Wade Hampton Boulevard
Suite G
Taylors, SC 29687-0031
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who have financial need. Students must have an acceptable GPA and plan to study in any field except law, theology or medicine. Nursing is acceptable.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.csascholars.org/index.php

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.naca.org/FOUNDATION/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: January 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/programs/students/scholarships/

Nancy Penn Lyons Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc.
50 Hurt Plaza
Suite 449
Atlanta, GA 30303
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have been Georgia residents for at least one year. They must have an ACT score of 22 or higher or an SAT composite score of 1000 or higher and a GPA of 3.0 or greater. They must have participated in community service and have financial need, and they must not be attending a public institution in the state of Georgia.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfgreateratlanta.org/community-impact/scholarships/

Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Student Nurses' Association
45 Main Street
Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.

Amount: $1,000-$7,500
Deadline: January 13
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.
Website: http://www.nsna.org

Steve Dearduff Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc.
50 Hurt Plaza
Suite 449
Atlanta, GA 30303
Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of Georgia and be enrolled at or accepted into an accredited postsecondary institution. They must be majoring in medicine or social work, have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and have a demonstrated commitment to community service. They must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on academic merit, career potential, community service involvement and financial need.

Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.cfgreateratlanta.org/community-impact/scholarships/

Tech High School Alumni Association/W.O. Cheney Merit Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc.
50 Hurt Plaza
Suite 449
Atlanta, GA 30303
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, Georgia residents and high school seniors who have been accepted at an accredited four-year postsecondary institution. They must be planning to major in mathematics, one of the physical sciences or engineering and must be full-time students who have a proven interest in community service. They must have an SAT composite (math and critical reading) score of 1300 or higher and must either be in the top 10 percent of their class or have a GPA of 3.7 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $5,000 a year
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.cfgreateratlanta.org/community-impact/scholarships/

Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Watson-Brown Foundation
310 Tom Watson Way
Thomson, GA 30824
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or current undergraduate students who are from specified counties in Georgia or South Carolina and will attend an accredited four-year institution. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.watson-brown.org