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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org before 3/15/2021.
Scholarship at GA Southern for Latino Student who wants to be a teacher.
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.
Dalton Little Theatre Scholarships
Deadline is April 16th.
The Lesche Scholarship:
Due date is Friday, 4/9.
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
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.
Dalton State Foundation Scholarships
The application deadline is March 12th
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
Fastweb Scholarships with various deadlines
Pay attention to deadlines!