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Local Scholarships

Local Scholarships

Students and Parents need to check this list regularly for updates. Many scholarships update early in spring semester.
 
This list has scholarships from last year along with this year and the list will be updated as this years scholarships become available.  
 
All WGHS college-bound seniors need to complete the common scholarship application and recommendations. Turn into your counselor prior to 12-15-17. This list is for information purposes only, please check deadlines regularly. Each scholarship sets rules and deadlines so parents and students will need to contact the scholarship provider with concerns. 
 
Deadlines coming Soon! 
Scholarship/Grant
 
Amount
 
Eligible Students
 
SeniorAdvisor.comFuture of Assisted Living Scholarship
 $2,000Essay required, Deadline December 31, 2017
Zombie Apocalyse Scholarship
 $2,000Essay required, Deadline October 31, 2017
10 Things You Love About You Scholarship $1,500Essay required, Deadline December 31, 2017
Student Scholarships.org Click HERE to see entire list
Mitchell & Crunk Adoption Scholarship $500Application required, Deadline May 31, 2018
Mercer Engineering Scholarship Challenge Event on Saturdau, November 11, 2017
     
Scholarship/Grant                      
 Amount
 
Eligible Students
 
   
G. Wayne Clough Georgia Tech Promise Program 
http://www.finaid.gatech.edu/tech-promise, Late applications NOT accepted, Promise Scholar Video
Hispanic Scholarship Fund varies 
Hispanic seniors with 3.0 GPA's who will be 1st generation college  students
NFIB Young Entrepreneur  $1,000-$10,000 Seniors who own/opperate their own business
Monroe Junior Women's Club Art  Scholarship $100-$1,000 High School Seniors, Mr. Pruett for application 
 $40,000
 
High School Seniors w/ 3.0 GPA or higher who demonstrate  leadership  qualities and financial need
Quest Bridge full tuitionTop 10%, low family income, possibly first generation college
Gates Millennium Scholarship  varies, based on needSenior member of a minority group; 3.3 or higher GPA; Pell Grant Eligible 
Georgia EMC Walter Harrison Scholarship $1,000High School seniors who will be attending a Georgia college or technical college in the fall AND whose parents or guardians are served by Walton EMC.  (Turn into your counselor)
National Beta  variesBeta Club members
National Honor Society Scholarship $1,000-$13,000 Senior NHS members, See Dr. Roth for details 
Columbus State University Servant Leadership Scholarship $2,500/year3.0 GPA, strong in leadership, service, and academics
Walton EMC Trust Scholarship $4,000High School Seniors served by Walton EMC; community service experience
Delta Kappa Gamma Society Educator Grant $,1000Senior females planning to major in education, Must be nominated- Complete common scholarship application to be considered
UGA Goizueta Scholarships $3,000 to $7,500 per yearHigh school seniors accepted to UGA who are fluent in Spanish
Athens Tech High School Merit Scholarship  $1,000 3.0 GPA, Planning to attend Athens Tech
Davis Briscoe Scholarship- Pilot Club of Monroe  $1,000Graduating seniors with a GPA of 90 or above (see your counselor- turn in applications and all materials to counselor)
Julian Emerson Brown Conservation Scholarship  $1,000Seniors planning to major in a field related to soil and water conservation
Christian Learning Center Scholarship  $2,000Seniors; taken 1 or more CLC courses, Contact CLC for application and more information
Jerald Forrester History Scholarship  $1,000Seniors with B+ average, A average in History, Must be nominated- Complete the Common Scholarship application to be considered
Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship  $1,000High School Seniors planning to attend a Georgia university, college, or technical college for at least 2 years
Walton Retired Educators Scholarship  varies
C+ average or better, essay required-
Felton Locklin, 1580 Peters Cemetaery Rd. Monroe, Ga 30655
Rotary Club Scholarship  $1,500Seniors (Application emailed to all seniors or contact your counselor)
AJC Cup Award Senior; excels as a leader in school and community. Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Hattie Rogers Chick Scholarship  $1,000Seniors majoring in Education, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Patrick Kelly Preston MAHS Memorial Scholarship  $5,000B+ Student; Pursuing Career in Science; demonstrates good citizenship, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
American Legion Legacy Scholarship varies, based on needHigh School seniors who lost a parent in active duty after September 11, 2001
Kid's Chance of Georgia Scholarship  variesStudents age 16-25 whose parent was catastrophically or fatally injured in a work-related accident
Central Walton Football Scholarship  $1,500Senior who played or cheered for the Monroe Packers, see your Counselor for essay questions
McDonald's Ray Kroc Award  variesSeniors, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Monroe Junior Women's Club Scholarship  variesFemale seniors with a 90 GPA or above, See Mrs. Tricia Brown (215 Green hall) for application
Monroe Little Learners Scholarship  $250Seniors who've completed ECE Pathway, pursuing degree in education, See Mrs. Stephens (808B, silver hall) for application
Monroe Junior Service League Scholarship
  $500Senior female with GPA of 85 or higher, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Carver Class of 1964 Senior Scholarship Seniors; 2.5 GPA; accepted to college, essay to CHS.1964.GA@gmail.com
Suntrust Off to College Sweepstakes $500High School Seniors, see website for more information
BigSun Athletic Scholarship $500Senior Athletes
Sussle Scholarship $500High School seniors,  ***The Sussle Scholarship is currently on hiatus while they look for corporate sponsors. Please check back next month.
G. Wayne Clough Georgia Tech Promise Scholarship varies, based on needHigh School Seniors accepted to GA Tech, family income less than $33,000, No additional application required, must complete FAFSA early and GA Tech APP
Radford Scholarship $500High School Seniors with community service, financial need and leadership, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship applicationto be considered
JT Byrd Walton County Foundation Scholarship $1,500Senior; top 10% of class, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Kennis Giles Memorial Scholarship $300Planning to major in education or medical field, Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Peachstate Federal Credit Union Student Scholarship Seniors who plan to become a teacher
StudentScholarships.org  varies   Multiple, please check StudentScholarships.org for more information
Georgia Tech Bryan Memorial Scholarship, Chi Psi $1,000Male only, Georgia Tech only, email jbrettallen@gmail.com; Send application to Chi Psi Bryan Scholarship, 6555 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 307-113, Duluth, Ga 30097
Ralph and Rosalyn Pleatman Memorial Scholarship $1,000Seniors, gpa 70 min, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Back a Winner Foundation $2,5003.0 gpa, no quitters, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Silver Smiles Scholarship $1,000academic, community service & extra-curricular
AES Engineering $500Seniors, Essay required, Deadline October 6, 2017
Discover student loan scholarship $2,500Long list of scholarships
Unigo Scholarships    variesMultiple, see website for more information
SMART $25,000 stipend3.0 gpa, Science & Math interest
Army ROTC variesMilitary
Clayton State U. Presidentilal Scholars $3,000 a year3.5 gpa, 1100 SAT, 24 ACT
2017 MARC Scholarship $1,5003.0 gpa, relocated over 50 miles during high school
Delta Sigma Theta, Covington chapter
 varies2.5 gpa, application and essay
Millard & Mixon- Annual Teen Safety Scholarship $2,000, $1,000 and $500Essay on distracted driving, Application- see website for details.
BBB Integrity variesFor information on our 2018 scholarship program, please contact Natiscia Washington at nwashington@atlanta.bbb.org
Horatio Alger Scholarships varies- need basedsee website for more details
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship variesSeniors, see website for more information, Deadline October 31, 2017
Burger King Scholar Program variesGPA, work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.
The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship variesVisit website for more information
Ira Martin Youth Scholarship Program variesAspiring Musicians- Check website for updated information- Awaiting Deadline for 2017/18
4-H Scholarships variesList of scholarships available on website
Asa Tuten Memorial- GFSA Essay Contest variesCheck website for updated information- Awaiting Deadline for 2017/18
David Skinner/GA Development Authority Scholarship $1,500 Senior, GA resident, pursuing a degree directly related to agriculture.
Spillars Law Firm Scholarship $1,000Please follow link to apply.
   
   
   
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