Asian-Pacific Islanders for Professional & Community Scholarships
The Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) seeks qualified applicants for both its “national & “state” scholarship program. APCA is a non-profit Employee Resource Group within the AT&T corporation. We are proud to announce that (21 or more) $2000 National APCA scholarships will be awarded for the 2017 academic year. We are also offering (15+) $2000 scholarships specifically to students who attend high schools within the State of Georgia. Our program is an excellent opportunity to recognize students who excel in the classroom, as well as demonstrate awareness of and participation in community diversity related activities. Applications are due January 31st and are located at the link below.
Cobb EMC Scholarships
Cobb EMC is excited to announce a variety of scholarships for Juniors and Seniors. The scholarships are worth more than $73,000. The 2017 Scholarship applications are currently available on the Cobb EMC website. The link to our scholarship website page is as follows. https://cobbemc.com/content/scholarships High School Juniors:
- Washington Youth Tour ($1,500, $1,000 or $500) (Application Deadline - Thursday, February 24, 2017)
High School Seniors: - Cobb EMC Community Foundation Scholarship We are proud to offer the Cobb EMC Community Foundation Scholarship, which awards fourteen scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each to eligible students with a primary residence served by Cobb EMC. There are two types of scholarships available: College/University and Vocational/Technical College. The application must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 10, 2017. - Walter Harrison Scholarship ($1,000) Cobb EMC forwards three entries to the statewide selection committee. Cobb EMC had two winners in 2015. The deadline to enter is February 10, 2017.
Five Pearl Book Scholarship
The Ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Remarkable Rho Xi Zeta Chapter would personally like to extend the opportunity for all 12th grade ladies to apply for our Five Pearl Book Scholarship. It is our goal this year to award at least two $1000 book scholarships. Please free to contact our Scholarship Committee Chair, Dr. Kristi Halsell at email@example.com should you have any questions or concerns. The scholarship link is provided below.
The Young Scholars Program is a paid six-week summer internship for high school students interested in agricultural, food and environmental sciences. Organized by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), selected students work 30 hours a week on the UGA Athens, Griffin or Tifton campus, actively engaged in research under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Returning program participants have the opportunity to spend 10 days at the UGA Costa Rica Campus after their internship. Students are immersed in the culture and interact with faculty who conduct research in agriculture and ecology onsite.
Better Business Bureau Scholarships
2017 Student of Integrity Scholarship: Topic & Instructions
- Students must write an essay, noT to exceed 2 pages, Double-spaced, based on the following topic: Describe the most important ethical challenges faced by today’s marketplace and the strategies you believe should be implemented to overcome them.
Essays may be written in any form desired. Judging will be based on how well the essence of the topic is captured and the creativity in responding.
The following must also be submitted with essay:
- A copy of the student’s transcript.
- A one-page letter that explains the leadership skills and community activities or service of applicant. ***Please note, this should not be a resume or a letter of recommendation. This should be a letter written by the student expressing their thoughts on what it means to be a leader and how it feels giving back to their community.
Students please note the following instructions for submitting your entry:
Your submission MUST include three copies of each of the following:
- The entry form
- Your one-page letter leadership skills and community activities or service
- Your transcript (If your transcript is sealed, please unseal and make copies.)
- Your essay
Place each entry in a pocket folder. A pocket folder is one in which there is a pocket on each side. We will not accept file folders, folders with prongs or manila envelopes. Place all three pocket folders in a large envelope.
Mail the one large envelope to Nitascia Washington, BBB, 503 Oak Place, Suite 590, Atlanta, GA 30349
* Incomplete entries will not be acknowledged or returned. *
David Skinner GDA College Scholarship
Students interested in majoring in Agriculture – may qualify for this scholarship. Check out the information on this website.
SCIENTISTA is an all women event open to 100 young women in high school. The event consists of meeting with women who have established themselves in the STEM career field. Students will learn everything from admission requirements, financial aid, advising, campus life, housing, and much more! During the day, students will have the opportunity to meet current KSU faculty, staff, and students! Below are the details of the event: When: Monday, February 20, 2017 Time: 8:30am to 3:15pm Where: Kennesaw State University - Marietta Campus Attendees: High School Females (grades 9th - 12th) Should you have any questions about SCIENTISTA - Marietta Campus, please call 470-578-6500 or email VisitKSU@kennesaw.edu.
Pre-Engineering Summer Academy at Rutgers
Rutgers University–New Brunswick is excited to announce an opportunity for students interested in engineering. The Rutgers School of Engineering is offering the chance for students to participate in a new Pre-Engineering Summer Academy to develop their knowledge and skills through real-world field experiences. This intensive one-week certificate program will introduce students to a variety of engineering areas including:
Eligible students must: Be between the ages of 16-18 and have completed courses in pre calculus and physics.