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 during the Junior Year
Bobby Dodd and Alice Dodd Scholarships
Application deadline: January 31, 2018
United Daughters of the Confederacy - Georgia Division - Historical Essay Contest
Application deadline: Monday, March 5th by 12:00 noon - turn essays into Mrs. Gallman and they will be picked up
Army ROTC Scholarships
Elbert Shaw Memorial Scholarship
Juniors and Seniors - Do you have 150 hours of community service in 2017? You need to apply for this scholarship!
Application deadline: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chattanooga
RMHC Scholars Scholarship - $2,000
Application deadline - January 19th
Fastweb Scholarships with various deadlines
Pay attention to deadlines!
Scholarships for students with disabilities
National Beta Scholarship Program
250 Scholarships ranging in value from $1,000 - $15,000
Application deadline: 1/25/2018
David Shafer Essay Scholarship
1st Place - $1,500, 2nd Place - $750, 3rd Place - $250
Essay Question: In 800 words or fewer, please write an essay about a person in American History who exemplified one or more of these character traits:
courage, patriotism, citizenship, honesty, fairness, respect for others, kindness, cooperation, self-respect, self-control, courtesy, compassion, tolerance, diligence, generosity, punctuality, cleanliness, cheerfulness, school pride, respect for the environment, respect for the creator, patience, creativity, sportsmanship loyalty, perseverance, and virtue
Deadline: January 1, 2018 at 11:59 P.M.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Dalton State Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadline - January 2018
Click here to apply (must have Dalton State login information to apply)
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
Scholarship deadline: 12/1/2017
Click here for link to apply tntech.edu/scholarships
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
JLV College Counseling Scholarship Links
Multiple Opportunities with various deadlines...