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:
Click on links below to start exploring scholarships before the Senior Year
Golden Door Scholarship for DACA and TPS Students
Applications due Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
Scholarship deadline: Tuesday, October 31st
Georgia Southern Scholarships
Dalton Institute - Esthetics & Cosmetology
$5,000.00 Scholarship - Deadline to apply is February 21, 2018
One winner from each area high school!
University of North Georgia Military Scholarships
Are you a senior who wants a full time professional career after college, but also wants to serve part-time in the Georgia Army National Guard?
The University of North Georgia Military Scholarship (UNGMS) is an excellent pathway. It pays nearly all college expenses, and recipients actually make $30,000 - $40,000 over four years more than the cost to attend. There are 42 scholarships available per year.
Click here for a detailed website for the application process. For more information, you may email email@example.com or call 706-867-2918.
Also, Georgia Residents who participate in the Corps of Cadets can earn the Georgia ROTC Grant worth up to $1,500 per year.
Click here to apply. Application Deadline is February 1, 2018
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship - up to $25,000
Application Deadline - October 25th
Eligibility criteria: Graduate from high school in the United States, strong commitment to pursue a bachelor's degree in the US
GraduateDemonstrate critical financial need - ($55,000 or less for gross family income), be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, hold a minimum GPA of 2.0, be a United States Citizen
Dalton State Foundation Scholarships
North Georgia E.M.C. Power Scholarships
North Georgia EMC-TVA / Howard Baker Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
Georgia EMC - North Georgia EMC / Walter Harrison Scholarship - $1,000
Apply online at www.ngemc.com
Application Deadline: Monday, January 8, 2018
2017 Elks Scholarship Contest
$1000.00 scholarships to 10 local high school seniors.
Applications must be submitted online at enf.elks.org/mvs - Deadline to apply November 27, 2017
Application deadline: Monday, November 27th
Free Speech Essay Contest
Contest open for 2017-2018 high school juniors and seniors - 800 to 1,000 word essay
Prompt - read instructions on website before you begin writing:
Explain why free speech is so important in higher education and why censorship undermines the ideals of liberal education and a free society
One $10,000 first prize, One $5,000 second prize, Three $1,000 runner-up prizes, and four $500 prizes drawn randomly from remaining entrants.
Essays accepted through December 31, 2017
Winners will be notified by January 31, 2018
October Scholarships Link
Multiple Opportunities with October Deadlines
Unigo October Scholarships
University of Georgia
Foundation Fellowship and Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarship Part 1 - need to apply to UGA Early Action by October 15 in order to apply for these scholarships by the November 1 deadline
$12,000 or $6,000 stipend plus travel allowances for Georgia Residents, depending on award