Scholarships

Welcome to DHS Scholarship Headquarters!

Local scholarships will be posted as we receive them.

You may also be interested in scholarship opportunities from the following free websites:


Dalton Whitfield Murray Retired Educators Association

(7) $1,000 scholarships to local high school seniors who plan to become a teacher

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Click here for application

Paper applications available in the DHS Counseling Office


Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

$2,000 - Application deadline January 23, 2019

Click here for online application


STIFEL Fabric of Society $2,000 National Scholarship Essay Competition for High School Seniors

Someone from Dalton High School will very likely win this scholarship if your essay is excellent and well thought out. Please see Mrs. Gallman if you have questions. We really need an excellent student writer to compete for this scholarship!!!

Contestants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate in 2019. Essays are to be no fewer than 600 words and no more than 800 words in length. One entry per student please. Essays must be received or postmarked no later than Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Essay Prompt: IT IS OUR CHOICES, HARRY, THAT SHOW WHAT WE TRULY ARE, FAR MORE THAN OUR ABILITIES. – J.K. ROWLING

Click here for link to flyer with information and email address to send essay

Click here for link to Official Rules

Click here for Registration Form

Click here for Essay Release Form


Wellesley College Lupton Scholarship Fund

For students who want to attend Wellesley College and are planning to return to the Chattanooga Tri-State Area

Click here for more information and contact person at Wellesley


Georgia Future Champions Scholarship

It is not easy to become a champion in your chosen field. It takes hours of practice, patience, and persistence. How do you embody those values? What steps are you going to take to become the best at what you do? How are you going to make yourself a champion? If you are a high school senior or college student in Georgia, and will be enrolled in a two-year to four-year institution in 2019, apply today for the $1,500 The Champion Firm, P.C. – Georgia Future Champions Scholarship.

To apply, create a short (30-120 second) video telling us about how you plan to become the champion at whatever you do or plan to do. Also, tell us how this scholarship will help you reach your goals! Upload your video to YouTube.

The deadline for all submissions is Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST

Click here for scholarship link


Georgia Press Educational Foundation Scholarships

Application deadline: March 1, 2019

Georgia Press Educational Foundation offers scholarship and internship opportunities to Georgia students who are involved in newspaper and yearbook activities at their high schools and interested in careers in print and digital journalism.

Click here for Link Scholarship Application

Click here for Link to Internship Application


College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Click here for link to more information and instructions on how to apply


MALDEF - Scholarship Guide for Latino Students

Click here for MALDEF scholarship guide


Army ROTC Scholarships

Click here for more information, qualifications, types of scholarships available


Fastweb Scholarships with various deadlines

https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships

Pay attention to deadlines!


Scholarships for students with disabilities

Click here for numerous scholarships available for students with a disability


Unigo Scholarships

Click here for links - multiple opportunities with various application deadlines