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					2008-2009 Scholarships
Scholarship opportunities are posted as the counseling department becomes aware of them. Please use this page as one of several resources for searching scholarships as many opportunities are available. If you have any questions regarding any of the scholarships listed below see Mr. Neighbour or your counselor.

Scholarsh Criteria ip
SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstake s Wendy’s High School Heisman Award The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Eligibility not based on GPA or financial need. High school seniors will be selected through a drawing to win one of fifteen $1000 scholarships. Students can apply online beginning September 14th 2007. Apply online at

Deadlin e
Apply Septembe r – May. Winners chosen every two weeks. 10/01/08 PAST DUE

http://www.suntrusteducation.com/sweeps/default.asp
Open to 12th grade students with at least a “B” average. Applicants must participate in at least one of the 33 sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools. Eligible students apply online at

www.wendysheisman.com
Scholarships will be awarded to students who have distinguished themselves through volunteer work. To apply visit www.prudential.com/spirit or www.principals.org/prudential , print an application and submit to Mr. Neighbour Submit completed application to Mr. Neighbour by 10/31/08 01/12/09

Gates Millennium Scholars Veterans of Foreign Wars Georgia Tech Presidents Scholarship

Gates Millennium and Hispanic Scholarship fund are offering various opportunities to high school seniors with a 3.3 – 4.0 GPA. Visit www.HSF.net for full criteria. The Voice of Democracy scholarship program is open to high school students in grades 9-12. Visit

http://www.vfw.org/index.cfm?fa=cmty.leveld&did=150
for full criteria and application.

11/01/09 PAST DUE 10/31/07 PAST DUE

The President's Scholarship is Georgia Tech's premier merit-based award. To be considered for the Presidents Scholarship students must submit their application by 10/31/07. For more information visit http://www.finaid.gatech.edu/scholarships/pres.php

Forsyth County Farm Bureau

Emory Scholars

The Georgia Farm Bureau is awarding scholarships to high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree in agriculture or family and consumer sciences. For an application and complete details contact 770887-5245 or visit www.gfb.org Attention seniors who are interested in applying to Emory University. South Forsyth High School is entitled to nominate four students as candidates for the prestigious Emory Scholars award. Any seniors who are interested in being nominated please see Mr. Neighbour or Mrs. Suarez for an application and full details. All materials are due to the counseling department by October 20th. From October 2008 until May 2009, Univision 34 Atlanta will accept applications for our student–of-themonth program. The program recognizes Hispanic high school seniors who excel in academic success, athletic achievement or community involvement. See Mr. Neighbour or Mrs. Suarez in the counseling office for an application and full details. Coca-Cola is awarding over 250 scholarships worth $3,000,000 to well rounded students. Students who want to be considered must apply online at www.cocacolascholars.org Applicants are evaluated on demonstrated leadership in school, commitment to community, academic achievement, and part time employment. The Belk Scholarship recognizes and rewards students of intellectual achievement and significant leadership ability. Students who are interested in attending Davidson College and would like to be nominated see Mr. Neighbour or your counselor. The Belk Scholarship is highly selective and awards full tuition to Davidson and two summer stipends.

12/19/08 PAST DUE

10/20/08 PAST DUE

“Liga

de Campeone s” (League of Champions ) scholarship program
Coca-Cola Scholars

Submit between 10/08/08 and 05/31/09

10/31/08 PAST DUE

Belk Scholarship at Davidson College

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

Students who have a grade point average of a 2.8 or higher and strong commitment to community service are encouraged to seek nomination. SFHS is entitled to nominate one student. Comcast will select recipients of a one time $1000 grant.

Nominati on submitted by 11/07/07. Student applicatio n submitted by 12/01/07 PAST DUE Submit Activity resume to Mr. Neighbou r no later

than 12/10/07 PAST DUE

Toyota Community Scholars

The Toyota Community Scholars program is offering scholarships valued at $10,000 and $20,000. Students must be nominated in order to apply. South Forsyth High is permitted to nominate one (1) graduating senior for this award. All nominees must be US Citizens, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and be actively involved in a service organization that has a positive impact on the school and/or community. Interested students must submit an activities resume and application to Mr. Neighbour no later than 11/14/08.

Submit activities resume and applicatio n to Mr. Neighbou r no later than 11/14/08 PAST DUE 02/02/08

Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship Program The Violet Richardson Award

Offering $3000 scholarships to high school seniors who reside in a county served by the Sawnee EMC. For an application and complete details visit www.sawnee.com or see Mr. Neighbour The Violet Richardson Award Honors young women between the ages of 14-17 who have contributed to their time by volunteering to make the community a better place. See Mr. Neighbour for an application or visit www.soroptimist.org The RMHC Scholarship Program is offering 4 individual scholarships including: RMHC / Asia RMHC / African American Future Achievers RMHC / Hispanic American Educational Resources RMHC Scholars. Interested students see Mr. Neighbour for an application. $3000 Scholarships will be awarded to students who are pursuing a studio art major. Open to Forsyth County high school seniors with a minimum of a 2.75 GPA. Interested candidates see Mr. Neighbour for an application and full details. Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts is holding an essay contest and awarding $500. For further details visit www.iac.gatech.edu Two $5000 scholarships will be awarded. For more information visit www.planning.org/essay The Discover Scholarship Program awards diverse

Due Date 12/01/08 PAST DUE 02/16/09

Ronald McDonald House Charities

The Wendy Murphy Young Artists Scholarship Georgia Tech Essay Contest American Planning Association Discover

02/27/09

02/01/09

01/15/09 PAST DUE 01/31/09

Scholarship Program

high school juniors based on achievement sin leadership, community service and overcoming an obstacle. Scholarship awards in the amount of $30,000 are available. For an application visit www.discoverfinacial.com/community

PAST DUE

National Commission for Cooperative Education
BBB’s 2009 Student of Integrity Scholarships

Offering merit scholarships of $6000 each to partner colleges. Students must apply and be accepted to one of the partner colleges to be accepted. For full details and application visit www.co-op.edu or http://www.coop.edu/scholarships.htm
BBB Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & NE Georgia 2009 Student of Integrity Awards Scholarships Six Scholarships of $1,000.00 will be awarded from the BBB’s Educational Foundation.

01/31/09 PAST DUE

For full details visit www.bbb.org North Georgia College & State University Military Scholarship (GMS Scholarship) . Alice Dodd Scholarship for Community Service Bobby Dodd Scholarship for Community Service Georgia Federal Credit Union North Georgia College & State University offers 39 full ride military scholarships each year. For details visit the counseling office or

http://www.ngcsu.edu/CadetAdmissions/costs_scholar ship/index.htm

Based on financial need and community service. Pick up an application in the counseling office. Must be postmarked by 01/20/09

01/20/09 PAST DUE

Based on financial need and community service. Pick up an application in the counseling office. Must be postmarked by 01/20/09

01/20/09 PAST DUE

Upromise Scholarship

The Georgia Federal Credit Union is offering scholarships ranging from $500 to $3000 each. The application and guidelines can be downloaded from www.gfcuonline.org . for questions please contact 770-476-6400 x6730 or tdanie@gfcuonline.org Upromise is offering scholarships in the amount of $2500 based on need and merit. Interested students should visit the following link. http://www.upromise.com/partner/acqLanding.do?partnerNa me=Scholarship&ax=searchaff-googlescholarship&cm_mmc=Online-_-PaidSearch-_-google-_-

03/01/09

02/28/09

2009 pfizer Epilepsy Scholarship Award BestBuy @15 Scholarship Program 2009 PFLAG Atlanta Scholarship Program 2009 Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship & 2009 Shell Minority Scholarship Sawnee Women’s Club

ppc Pfizer is awarding $3000 scholarships to high school seniors who have epilepsy. Interested students visit the counseling office for an application and full details. $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to students involved in community service or work experience. Interested students visit the website at www.bestbuy.com/scholarships or www.at15.com The 2009 PFLAG Atlanta Scholarship Program is offering scholarships to students who are openly gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Terms, additional information and applications are available for download from www.pflagatl.org The 2009 Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship & 2009 Shell Minority Scholarship is offering financial and career assistance to to graduating high school seniors who have expressed an interest in the energy industry and demonstrated a high aptitude in mathematics and science. Interested students should see Mrs. Suarez in the counseling office for an application and complete details. The Sawnee Women’s Club is offering a $2000 1st place scholarship and a $1000 2nd place scholarship. In order to apply for the scholarship and applicant must be a resident of Forsyth County, a graduating senior, who will be entering college in the Fall of 2009 and have a minimum gpa pf 3.0. An application essay is required. Interested students should visit the counseling office or http://sawneewomansclub.org/Documents/Scholarship.pdf for an application and full details. The League of United Latin American Citizens are awarding scholarships to high school seniors who are first tome college students. For an application and full criteria visit the counseling office or http://lnesc.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={A9E53D4 E-6ADF-431B-A59A-E92DEDD44793} The 2009 Alexander Hamilton Citizenship Achievement Award recognizes high school juniors and seniors who have performed leadership and service activities. Interested students should visit the counseling office or www.hamiltonfriends.org The 2009 Atlanta Braves High School Scholarship program will be awarding $2000 scholarships to students who have demonstrated strong community service involvement as well as solid academic performance. Scholarship recipients will be honored at an Atlanta Braves game on May 2nd 2009. Interested students should visit the counseling office or www.braves.com/community for an application and full details.

05/01/09

02/15/09

03/31/09

03/01/09

03/13/09

LULAC National Scholarship Fund

03/31/09

2009 Alexander Hamilton Citizenship Achievement Award Atlanta Braves High School Scholarship

04/17/09

03/31/09

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