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

Ronald McDonald House Scholarships

Applications for the 2021 RMHC Scholars Scholarship Program are now open and close on January 28th, 2021. Local Area Scholarships are usually awarded and are typically $2000. Applicants must be high school seniors with a GPA of 2.7 and demonstrate financial aid defined as an EFC(Expected Family Contribution of $25,000 or less).

Click here for the application link

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards:

The Youth Awards honors Latino High School Seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Finance, Entrepreneurship, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Sports & Technology.

Qualifications: Must have a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, Be of Hispanic Heritage, Be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident or qualify under DACA. Application Deadline is December 6th.


Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship:

The Dalton Elks Lodge will be providing $1,250 scholarships to local high school seniors. The winners will be selected from those who apply for the Most Valuable Student Scholarship. This contest is completely independent and sponsored totally by the Dalton Elks.

Application Deadline: November 15, 2020

Click here for online application link

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!)

Click here for online application link

Calling all Women in Stem:

You could win a full-tuition scholarship by making a 3 minute video. Apply by December 14th

Click here for the link to the application

Mercer University Engineering Scholarships:

Mercer University's School of Engineering is pleased to invite seniors from your school who are interested in studying Engineering, Industrial Management, or Technical Communication to participate in our annual Engineering Scholarship Challenge on Saturday, November 14, 2020.

Dalton State Foundation Scholarships

The application deadline is March 12th

Click here for the link to the scholarship:

Georgia State University Presidential Scholarship

Deadline to apply: December 8, 2020 (Must already be admitted to GSU to apply)

Click here for online link


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