Public PK-12 School District in Dalton, Georgia


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:




Scholarships are available. Pay close attention to deadlines! You may email completed applications/essays to me at or drop them by the counseling office at DHS by the deadline. Feel free to email me with any questions!

Many institutional scholarships are awarded to students who apply to college early. The scholarship processes are unique to each institution. To find these college/university institutional or academic scholarships, look on the college/university website under Financial Aid or search Scholarships.

Pay CLOSE attention to deadlines for admission applications and scholarship application deadlines. Don't let the money run out before you decide to apply!

If you need to write something to apply for a scholarship or college, make sure to have someone proofread your essay and application before submitting it.

Good luck!!

Mrs. Scibilia

Roper Corporation Scholarship

The Roper Corporation will be awarding a $500 scholarship (per year for 4 years while completing undergraduate degree). Applicants should be majoring in Engineering or Business. Applicants must complete the application and submit a 1 page essay about yourself, your goals, community involvement and how this scholarship would benefit your educational career. A transcript, 3 letters of recommendation and acceptance letter from your college and a copy of you SAT/ACT score are also required.

Click here for the link to the application

Alliant Health Plans Scholars

Alliant Health Plans announced today it will award up to six $1,000 scholarships to Whitfield County and Murray County high school seniors planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the 2021-22 academic year. The scholarship honors student applicants who have committed to academic excellence. The application deadline is March 31, 2021.

Click here for the application

GA United Foundation Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors who are planning to attend college or trade school in the fall can apply for Georgia United Foundation's Scholarship Competition now through February 28. A total of $30,000 will be awarded in six scholarship opportunities!

The Scholarship Competition is open to Georgia United members and the children or grandchildren of a member with an account in good standing for at least 6 months.

Click here to apply

Shaw Associate Dependent Scholarship

This scholarship was created to help the dependents of Shaw associates realize their dreams of continuing their education at a college, university or technical school. Students must exhibit a passion for creating a better future for themselves and their communities.

To apply, please have the student complete the application below and submit a copy of his/her transcript to: before 3/15/2021.

Application Link

Scholarship at GA Southern for Latino Student who wants to be a teacher.

Click here for the flyer

Whitfield/Murray Historical Society Scholarship

Applicants should detail local and/or state-related historical projects in which you have participated.

These may be personal, school-related, volunteer, or with a local historical group. The application deadline is April 1st.

Click here for application

Dalton Little Theatre Scholarships

Deadline is April 16th.

Click here for the application

The Lesche Scholarship:

Lesche is the oldest women's literary club in Georgia, founded in Dalton in 1890. This scholarship is for females.

Due date is Friday, 4/9.

Click here for the application.

The Isabel Pridgen Charities Scholarship

The Isabel Pridgen Charities Scholarship has been established to honor the memory of Isabel Pridgen and reward college bound Dalton High School Band students. A scholarship of one thousand dollars is offered to qualified Dalton High School Catamount Band and colorguard seniors.

Click here for the application

Better Business Bureau Scholarship

Scholarships of $1000 will be awarded. Criteria for the award include: Leadership 20%, Community Service 20%, Academic 10% (must include transcript with the application), and Essay 50% . The 500 word essay topic is "The importance of Ethics in business and our community. Application deadline is March 31, 2021

Click here for the application

PB& J Scholarship:

For students who may have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically (High GPA is not needed to qualify!) . Deadline May 31st.

Click here for online application link

Dalton State Foundation Scholarships

The application deadline is March 12th

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Click here for multiple scholarship opportunities. Pay attention to deadlines!

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

Fastweb Scholarship Directory - Click here for tons of scholarship opportunities!!!

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