2009-2010 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 oppor-
tunities are available. If you have any questions regarding any of the scholarships listed be-
low see Ms. Suarez or your counselor.


Scholarship                                  Criteria                                    Deadline
The Art
                 Numerous scholarship opportunities are available at The                Varied
Institutes       Art Institutes. For complete information please visit

        and enter code HS323.
The G. Wayne     The G. Wayne Clough Georgia Tech Promise Scholarship pro-              See Website
Clough           gram makes it possible for student s to earn their college de-         for details
Georgia Tech     gree debt free at Georgia Tech. This program fills the gap
Promise          where the HOPE Scholarship and other financial aid options
                 leave off. Student eligibility and criteria include: Legal Georgia
                 resident, eligible applicant for federal student financial aid, less
                 than $33,000 in total family income, submit a complete financial
                 aid application each year. For more information contact the Of-
                 fice of Scholarships and Financial Aid,,
                 DECA corporate sponsors are offering over $300,000 in schol-           Varied
                 arship opportunites. Online applications are available at www.-
Three            The Georgia Delta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity is           05/02/10
Balanced Man     sponsoring scholarships in the amounts of $1,000, $500 and
Scholarships     $250 to three outstanding freshman males entering the Uni-
                 versity of Georgia who embody the principles of the balanced
                 man: leader, scholar, gentleman & athlete. Interested applic-
                 ants can access an application at
Georgia Tech     Please visit Alumni Association website which provides a list of       Varied
Alumni           available scholarships, contact information for the local scholar-
Association      ship chair, and a link to the on-line scholarship application:

Georgia          Georgia Development Authority will recognize and assist de-            06/01/10
Development      serving and outstanding young people who are pursuing a col-
Authority 2010   lege degree in agriculture or a related field. Scholarships will
Scholarship      be awarded to the top students who confirm they are majoring
                 in agriculture or a related field. Scholarships in the amount of
                $1,500 will be awarded annually to deserving Georgia rural stu-
                dents enrolled in the study of Agriculture or an Agriculture re-
                lated field. Consideration for the scholarship will be based
                “80%” on financial need. For an application please see Ms.
                Suarez in the West Hall Counseling office.
Veterans of     The Veterans of Foreign Wars will be awarding a 1st place -           05/01/10
Foreign Wars    $1,000, 2nd place - $750 and a 3rd place - $500 to the winning
Post 9143       essay on “ What is a Veteran”. This essay contest is open to
                all graduating seniors in Forsyth County. For complete details
                please see Ms. Suarez in the West Hall Counseling office.
The Run for a   The Run for a Reason Scholarship provides collegiate finan-           04/31/10
Reason          cial assistance for high school seniors who will be graduating
Scholarship     from a Forsyth County School. A special road race in the Cum-
                ming City Park on May 15th, 2010 will be held as a fundraiser
                for the scholarship. This scholarship particularly pertains to stu-
                dents with at least a 2.5 GPA and those who participate in
                healthy lifestyle activities and extracurricular involvement. Ap-
                plicants must submit the Run for a Reason Application. This ap-
                plication can be found at Applic-
                ants must submit a recommendation letter for the scholarship
                from a teacher, coach, or athletic director as well. Also, applic-
                ants must submit a typed, double-spaced essay
                (of about 300 to 500 words), explaining to us:
                - Why he/she feels they need the money to jumpstart their col-
                lege career.
                - How he/she has been active within the school system or com-
                - How he/she plans on staying active and maintaining a healthy
                - What his/her plans are for their future career.

  Six Flags has teamed up with Six Flags Friends to               04/30/10
   Friends      award college scholarships to young leaders who are taking ac-
 Scholarship    tion to make their community a better place. Scholarships will
                be awarded based on past, current and planned action in the
                community as well as the applicant's passion, commitment and
                proven leadership skills. Six winners will receive a $1,500 col-
                lege scholarships. For criteria and and an application please
  Alpha Tau     Two $500 scholarships will be awarded for the upcoming Fall           08/03/10
Omega Georgia   2010 semester. Applicants must be upcoming male freshman
    Tech        at the Georgia Institute of Technology; they do not have to be a
 Scholarship    prospective greek to apply. Applicants will be judged mostly on
                their leadership skills through school/community involvement,
                sports, and special interests. The application will also be pos-
                ted on website at
 Will Davison   The Will Davison Memorial Scholarship fund will be awarding           05/01/10
  Memorial      one scholarship to a senior in good standing who is pursuing a
 Scholarship    degree in a “helping field” or “profession of service to
                others”. One scholarship will be awarded in each of the Forsyth
                County High Schools. Community service and letters of recom-
                mendation are required. All interested candidates should see
                Ms. Suarez in the counseling office for an application and full
  Ducktown       Ducktown Masonic Lodge is giving away two $1,000                05/03/10
   Masonic       scholarships to graduating seniors who are good students
    Lodge        and are active in their school and the community. Also,
 Scholarship     someone who may have some financial hardships and
                 really needs help as they take the next step towards col-
                 lege. Only 10 applications will be given out, so please see
                 Ms. Suarez in the counseling office if you are interested.
                 Completed applications must be turned in to Ms.
                 Suarez by Monday, May 3rd.
 Lanier 400      The Lanier 400 Bulldawg Club is offering a scholarship          05/03/10
Bulldawg Club    to a graduating senior who will be attending UGA in the
                 Fall of 2009. Interested applicants must fill out a common
                 application available in the counseling office. Please see
                 Ms. Suarez.
                 Completed applications must be turned in to Ms.
                 Suarez by Monday, May 3rd.
OCA-Georgia/     This scholarship recognizes Asian-American high school          05/17/10
ACP-Atlanta      seniors in the State of Georgia for academic, leadership
Scholarship      involvement, community service and athletic excellence
 Committee       and achievements. Applicants must be of Asian Americ-
                 an descent and a college bound high school students in
                 Georgia. Please see Ms. Suarez for an application.
  Phi Delta      The Phi Delta Theta Fraternity at the University of Geor-       05/28/10
Theta – GA Al-   gia is offering multiple scholarships to outstanding young
     pha         men who will be attending The University of Georgia in
 Scholarship     the Fall of 2010. Scholarship will range from $500 -
  for Social     $1,000 with the purpose of offsetting the costs for books
 Excellence      and/or tuition. For a full criteria and an application please
                 see Ms. Suarez.

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