InspirASIAN (formerly known as “APCA” [The Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement]) is seeking qualified applicants for its 2018 InspirASIAN Scholarship Program. We are happy to announce that for the 6th year in a row, students graduating within the state of Georgia are eligible to apply for over 35 total available scholarships valued at $2,000 per individual award. For information visit https://inspirasian.us/programs/apca-scholarship-program/.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., founded in 1908 as the first African-American Greek-letter sorority, promotes high scholastic and ethical standards. It soon became America’s premiere organization for college-educated women, focusing on academic excellence and community service. The international sorority has grown to over 760 chapters both undergraduate and alumnae.
Since 1988, the North Suburban Atlanta Chapter, Rho Zeta Omega, has actively supported the community through various service projects. One of our annual projects includes awarding college scholarships to talented students in the area. The PEARL Foundation, Inc., in conjunction with Rho Zeta Omega Chapter, will award scholarships based on the following criteria:
For application and more information, click on http://akarhozetaomega.celect.org/scholarships-applications.
Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association is pleased to announce that our High School Scholarship applications are now on line, in a fillable form, at:
Please note, the applications, including recommendation forms, are now online and secure. The deadline is MARCH 1, 2018.
There are Six (6) High School Senior Scholarships at $1,500 each that will be awarded to high school senior women who are attending a four year university that has Greek affiliations with the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC.) Winners are not required to join a sorority, just attend a school where they are on campus. It is our way of introducing NPC and sororities to high school seniors.
Winners will be recognized at the Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association Spring Scholarship Luncheon on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Cherokee Town Club, and/or their respective high school senior awards event.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to address the financial needs of minority college students and provide comprehensive mentoring services through its 42 Strategies for Success Curriculum. Once chosen from a national, selective process, “Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars” receive a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending the college or university of their choice and are enrolled in JRF’s celebrated mentoring curriculum. JRF’s four-year curriculum enables students to navigate the college environment effectively, explore career options, develop leadership skills and embrace a commitment to service. Throughout the four-year program, JRF also promotes the values and character traits embodied in the heroic life of its namesake.
The JRF scholarship is awarded to outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Additional fellowships are given to JRF Scholars to pursue opportunities to work and study abroad, and for post-graduate education.
Program ComponentsScholarship Grant
“JRF Scholars” receive grants of up to $30,000 over four years to complement the financial aid they receive from their colleges or universities. In addition, Scholars are financially sponsored to attend JRF’s annual four-day “Mentoring and Leadership Conference” in New York City as well as other regional events throughout the year.
For more information, visit http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/.
The Metro Atlanta Relocation Council (MARC) is a non-profit organization that provides corporate and service industry relocation professionals the opportunity to meet and work together on a regular basis to educate, to learn and to share knowledge and experiences about current relocation practices and emerging relocation issues in an effort to better serve and address the diverse needs of relocating employees and their families. As part of our commitment to Relocation, MARC has developed a scholarship program for current high school seniors who have relocated into the Atlanta area sometime between grades 9 (after 8th grade graduation) and 12.
A one-time award of $1,500 will be presented to an Atlanta area high school senior this year (Residence eligibility is defined as a senior attending a private or public school in any city or county district within the 17-County Greater Atlanta area).
The award will be sent directly to the college that the student will be attending to assist with tuition, etc.
The MARC organization will select the scholarship winner based on the strength of their total application. The student will be evaluated based on the following:
1.) Academic performance (as validated by transcripts from the counselor’s office),
2.) Extra-curricular activities (to be provided us along with the application and essay), and
3.) The student’s essay addressing the challenges associated with relocating to a new area and a new high school (please see greater details regarding the essay requirements below).
Applicants must meet these requirements:
· Currently a senior in good standing in an Atlanta area high school.
· Has relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to their family's relocation between grades 9 and 12
· Currently have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent if different scale)
Please submit the following information:
1.) Your completed application, signed by your Guidance Department,
2.) Your grade transcripts, provided by your Guidance Department:
3.) Please list (on a separate sheet) all your extra-curricular activities & work experience during high school.
4.) ESSAY GUIDELINES: Please write an essay telling us about your experiences associated with your relocation into the Atlanta area. Please feel free to discuss:
· your family background,
· reasons for the relocation,
· the challenges encountered with the relocation,
· the successes you achieved.
· Importantly, please feel free to include any advice that you would give to another teenager preparing to relocate.
· The essay should be between 1,000 to 1,500 words and must be e-mailed in a Word document format.
Complete applications must be received no later than 5:00p.m., Friday, February 23, 2018. No exceptions, please. The scholarship will be awarded at our MARC Spring Meeting, to be held in April, where the winner and their parent(s) are cordially invited to attend. The winner will participate in a brief question & answer session, to allow the audience a chance to meet them and hear about their experience first-hand!
Thank you for your interest and participation. Good luck!
To reiterate, please submit the following:
1.) Signed Application
2.) Grade Transcripts
3.) List of Extra-Curricular Activities
4.) Essay (as a Word Document)
Either by Email or Fax:
· By E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
· By Fax: 678-325-6320
DEADLINE: 5:00 pm on Friday, February 23, 2018 – no exceptions, please.
If you have any questions, please contact either:
· Jeff Livingston at 706-681-8599, or Jlivingston@goarmstrong.com
· Mike Puckett, 770-904-0526, or email@example.com
Purpose of Scholarships
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.
Scholarship CriteriaThe award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
How to ApplyStudents must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 6, 2018
Submit essay to firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information, visit http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php.
The AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Plus, a $1,000 grant will be made to every scholarship winner's school.
AXA Achievementsm Scholarship winners demonstrate ambition and self-drive with outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. They share these qualities:
Ambition and drive
Determination to set and reach goals
Respect for self, family and community
Ability to succeed in college
Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2017 or until 10,000 applications are received. Apply today.