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Scholarship Information

Scholarship Resources

There are many scholarship resources at your disposal. The following websites have been recommended in magazine and newspaper articles, library and education journals. We have not evaluated all of them in depth; therefore, as with ALL online information, you should carefully evaluate the source in judging the reliability of the information provided.


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! 
Eligible Students Future of Assisted Living Scholarship
 $2,000 Essay required, Deadline December 31, 2017
Zombie Apocalyse Scholarship
 $2,000 Essay required, Deadline October 31, 2017
10 Things You Love About You Scholarship  $1,500 Essay required, Deadline December 31, 2017
Student   Click HERE to see entire list
Mitchell & Crunk Adoption Scholarship  $500 Application required, Deadline May 31, 2018
Mercer Engineering Scholarship Challenge   Event on Saturdau, November 11, 2017
Eligible Students
G. Wayne Clough Georgia Tech Promise Program, Late applications NOT accepted, Promise Scholar Video
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
High School Seniors, Mr. Pruett for application 
High School Seniors w/ 3.0 GPA or higher who demonstrate  leadership  qualities and financial need
Quest Bridge  full tuition Top 10%, low family income, possibly first generation college
 varies, based on need
Senior member of a minority group; 3.3 or higher GPA; Pell Grant Eligible 
Georgia EMC Walter Harrison Scholarship  $1,000 High 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   varies Beta Club members
National Honor Society Scholarship
Senior NHS members, See Dr. Roth for details 
Columbus State University Servant Leadership Scholarship  $2,500/year 3.0 GPA, strong in leadership, service, and academics
Walton EMC Trust Scholarship  $4,000 High School Seniors served by Walton EMC; community service experience
Delta Kappa Gamma Society Educator Grant  $,1000 Senior 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 year High school seniors accepted to UGA who are fluent in Spanish
Athens Tech High School Merit Scholarship
3.0 GPA, Planning to attend Athens Tech
Davis Briscoe Scholarship- Pilot Club of Monroe   $1,000 Graduating seniors with a GPA of 90 or above (see your counselor- turn in applications and all materials to counselor)
Julian Emerson Brown Conservation Scholarship   $1,000 Seniors planning to major in a field related to soil and water conservation
Christian Learning Center Scholarship   $2,000 Seniors; taken 1 or more CLC courses, Contact CLC for application and more information
Jerald Forrester History Scholarship   $1,000 Seniors with B+ average, A average in History, Must be nominated- Complete the Common Scholarship application to be considered
Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship   $1,000 High 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   $1,500 Seniors (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   $1,000 Seniors majoring in Education, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Patrick Kelly Preston MAHS Memorial Scholarship   $5,000 B+ 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 need High School seniors who lost a parent in active duty after September 11, 2001
Kid's Chance of Georgia Scholarship   varies Students age 16-25 whose parent was catastrophically or fatally injured in a work-related accident
Central Walton Football Scholarship   $1,500 Senior who played or cheered for the Monroe Packers, see your Counselor for essay questions
McDonald's Ray Kroc Award   varies Seniors, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Monroe Junior Women's Club Scholarship   varies Female seniors with a 90 GPA or above, See Mrs. Tricia Brown (215 Green hall) for application
Monroe Little Learners Scholarship   $250 Seniors who've completed ECE Pathway, pursuing degree in education, See Mrs. Stephens (808B, silver hall) for application
Monroe Junior Service League Scholarship
  $500 Senior 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
Suntrust Off to College Sweepstakes  $500 High School Seniors, see website for more information
BigSun Athletic Scholarship  $500 Senior Athletes
Sussle Scholarship  $500 High 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 need High 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  $500 High School Seniors with community service, financial need and leadership, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
JT Byrd Walton County Foundation Scholarship  $1,500 Senior; top 10% of class, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Kennis Giles Memorial Scholarship  $300 Planning 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   varies    Multiple, please check for more information
Georgia Tech Bryan Memorial Scholarship, Chi Psi  $1,000 Male only, Georgia Tech only, email; Send application to Chi Psi Bryan Scholarship, 6555 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 307-113, Duluth, Ga 30097
Ralph and Rosalyn Pleatman Memorial Scholarship  $1,000 Seniors, gpa 70 min, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Back a Winner Foundation  $2,500 3.0 gpa, no quitters, Must be nominated- Complete the common scholarship application to be considered
Silver Smiles Scholarship  $1,000 academic, community service & extra-curricular
AES Engineering  $500 Seniors, Essay required, Deadline October 6, 2017
Discover student loan scholarship  $2,500 Long list of scholarships
Unigo Scholarships     varies Multiple, see website for more information
SMART  $25,000 stipend 3.0 gpa, Science & Math interest
Army ROTC  varies Military
Clayton State U. Presidentilal Scholars  $3,000 a year 3.5 gpa, 1100 SAT, 24 ACT
2017 MARC Scholarship  $1,500 3.0 gpa, relocated over 50 miles during high school
Delta Sigma Theta, Covington chapter
 varies 2.5 gpa, application and essay
Millard & Mixon- Annual Teen Safety Scholarship  $2,000, $1,000 and $500 Essay on distracted driving, Application- see website for details.
BBB Integrity  varies For information on our 2018 scholarship program, please contact Natiscia Washington at
Horatio Alger Scholarships  varies- need based
see website for more details
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship  varies Seniors, see website for more information, Deadline October 31, 2017
Burger King Scholar Program  varies GPA, work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.
The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship  varies Visit website for more information
Ira Martin Youth Scholarship Program  varies Aspiring Musicians- Check website for updated information- Awaiting Deadline for 2017/18
4-H Scholarships  varies List of scholarships available on website
Asa Tuten Memorial- GFSA Essay Contest  varies Check 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  $1,000 Please follow link to apply.
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