Public PK-12 School District in Dalton, Georgia


Welcome to DHS Scholarship Headquarters!

Local scholarships will be posted as we receive them.


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

Hope Information

Information about the HOPE Scholarship, the Zell Miller Scholarship and the HOPE Grant (for technical college) is on the GA Futures Website.  You can check your HOPE G.P. A. on this website.   When you complete the FAFSA, you automatically apply for HOPE.

Click here for the GA Futures Website

Ronald McDonald House Scholarships:

This scholarship is a one-time, freshman award, the scholarship is typically $2000.  Students who have an earned family income (EFC) over $25,000 are not eiligible to apply.  Dalton HIgh has had many students receive this scholarship in the past.  The deadline is January 30, 2023.


The Elbert Shaw Memorial Scholarship

Juniors and Seniors:  The Application Period is now open for the Elbert Shaw Memorial Scholarship. Shaw Industries has partnered with United Way of Northwest Georgia to offer this $5000 Scholarship to two high school seniors and/or juniors.  Don't forget to keep track of your 2022 volunteer hours!  Applications are due January 2023


North Georgia EMC Scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE: Applications are open now through January 20, 2023 for two scholarships. Please help us spread the word to your senior class.

  • NGEMC Chairman’s Memorial Scholarship- $2,500 awarded to one winner in each county served by NGEMC
  • GEMC statewide Walter Harrison Scholarship- $1,000 awarded to a group of students at the state level.

Main Qualifications:

  • Student must live in a household with power served by NGEMC
  • Student must be a graduating senior
  • Required documentation due by January 20, 2023:
  • Scholarship application
  • High school transcript
  • College acceptance letter (may be postponed until the student is accepted)



BBB Student Scholarship Program




Link to the scholarship

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholars 

  • Earn a $10,000 renewable scholarship - up to $40,000 total - for tuition, school fees, books, supplies, and on-campus room and board
  • Attend an exclusive, all-expenses-paid Scholars Retreat in California
  • Receive support throughout their leadership journeys in college and beyond

Become part of a diverse network of more than 200 student leaders attending college, pursuing graduate degrees, and working in careers ranging from medicine, law, education, business, nonprofit, more. Recipients have been awarded $8.2 million to attend more than 100 college campuses across the country. 

Candidates must

  • Demonstrate the attributes of leadership, integrity, drive, and citizenship within their communities, schools, and workplaces
  • Display strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent)
  • Be citizens of the United States of America
  • Be current high school seniors attending high school within the United States, (including any U.S. territories or commonwealths), and graduating in winter 2022 or spring 2023. Applicants living on a U.S. Armed Forces base and attending high school outside the U.S. are eligible.
  • Plan to enroll in a full‑time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four‑year college or university in the United States for the entire 2023-2024 academic school year

Application Deadline is January 5th, 2023

Click here for the application link


Golden Door Scholarship

This scholarship if for undocumented students.  The Application Deadline is Sunday, October 23, 2022.



Collegeboard Opportunity Scholarships

Class of 2022: Complete these 6 college planning steps for 6 separate chances at $500. When you finish all 6, you’ll be entered into a drawing for a $40,000 scholarship, but you can still earn money even if you don’t complete them all.

Click here for more information


Seniors:  Here is a great list to begin your scholarship search.

Click here for the 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