Scholarship List

QuestBridge Program for Juniors

  • This award will recognize and honor one top high-achieving, low-income high school junior from every state.  In the selection process, QuestBridge will be looking for students who show a strong potential to be admitted to one of the nation’s top colleges, and who demonstrate a deep commitment to the health, vibrancy, and well-being of their region or state.
  • Winners will receive a Certificate of Achievement and up to $1,000 for:-A new laptop
    • Coverage in travel costs to QuestBridge college partners
    • Resources to enhance the student's college application (online courses, test prep, test registration fees, and more)
  • Select awardees will also receive a full scholarship to the online Pioneer Academics Research Program.*
  • Who is eligible?
    • High school juniors
    • living permanently in their home state or U.S. territory
    • academically and financially qualified as a QuestBridge College Prep Scholar (see link for qualifications and to apply)

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

 

  • As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.


RaiseMe

  • Earn micro-scholarships as early as 9th grade and discover your path to the best college for you.
College Board Scholarships
  • Who: any high school senior
  • Deadline: several deadlines based on College Board activity
  • The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you're eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.
  • Award Amount: from $500-$40,000

Porch Scholarship

  • $2000 Scholarship
  • 4 application cycles
    • Spring Contest Cycle: April 17 - July 17 of each year.
    • Summer Contest Cycle: July 18 - October 14 of each year.
    • Fall Contest Cycle: October 15 - January 15 of the following year.
    • Winter Contest Cycle: January 16 - April 16 of each year.

Ray Horne Scholarship

  • An editable version of this application will be available on 2/22/21 in the Class of 2021 Google classroom under Scholarships.  
  • Applicant must have participated in the Drama Program at Northside High School in at least one of the following areas: on stage, behind the scenes, set design/construction, make-up, costume, lighting or sound.
  • Scholarship application packet must include the following:
- application
- letter of college intent or copy of acceptance letter
- letter of recommendation from the Drama Teacher of Northside High School
- a second letter of recommendation from another Northside teacher
  • Please return your typed completed application (this packet), letter of intent and letters of recommendation to Mrs. Dykes, counselor, by March 10, 2021.  Jennifer.dykes@hcbe.net

GEICC Scholarship Application

  • This scholarship is for graduating seniors interested in pursuing a career in energy and going to a technical school or 4-year college/university.  Those students planning to receive a certification from a technical college can apply, ELAC (Electrical Lineworker Apprentice Certification) candidates CAN apply and other fields of study do qualify as STEM fields, they include but are not limited to:
    • Welding Technology
    • Data Processing Technology/Technician
    • Automobile Technology/technician
    • Electrical Utility Technology (EUT)
    • Computer Technology
    • Electrician
    • Machine Shop technology
  • To apply, click the attached link and fill out the form.  Deadline is 3/14.

Alice Dodd Scholarship

  • The Georgia District Civitan Foundation created the Alice Dodd Scholarship for Outstanding Community Service to honor the late Alice Dodd- Ms. Dodd was the wife of the late Bobby Dodd, the famous head football coach at Georgia Tech. This scholarship commemorates her many years of dedication to community service and her genuine love and concern for other people.
  • Application requirements:
I. Cover sheet (included in packet)
 2. An essay of 500 words maximum must accompany this application. The essay must be typed and double-spaced. Applicant's essay must reflect his/her community activities and tell how he/she feels these experiences have prepared him/her for life. It should also reflect why community service is important.
3. Detailed list of community service activities occurring within the last two years.
4. Three letters of recommendation; one from a school official and two from other sources.
5. Copy of applicant's transcripts including a statement of explanation. Providing this information will assist us in interpreting your transcripts
6. Statement of financial need
 
  • Packets must be postmarked on or before 3/15/21.

Bobby Dodd Scholarship

  • The Georgia District Civitan Foundation created the Bobby Dodd Scholarship to be awarded to a physically challenged individual for outstanding community service. This scholarship honors the late Bobby Dodd, famous head football coach at Georgia Tech. This scholarship commemorates his many years of dedication to community service and his genuine love and concern for other people.
  • Application requirements:
I. Cover sheet- included with packet
2. An essay of 500 words maximum must accompany this application. The essay must be typed and double-spaced- Applicant's essay must reflect his/her community activities and tell how he/she feels these experiences have prepared him/her for life. It should also reflect why community service is important.
3. Detailed list of community service activities occurring within the last two years.
4. Three letters of recommendation, one from a school official and two from other sources.
5. Copy of applicant's transcripts including a statement of explanation providing this information will assist us in interpreting your transcripts.
6. Brief description of disability and the challenges it has presented-
7. Statement of financial need
 
  • Packet must be postmarked on or before 3/15/21.

GA Civitan Robert Wyand Jr. Civitan Scholarship

  • The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a Georgia High School senior Junior Civitan member who has an outstanding record of community service in pursuing his/her education objectives.  Academics and financial need are important and will be reviewed, but the overriding criteria will be the applicant’s community service involvement.
  • Application requirements:
1. Cover sheet- included in packet
2. An essay of 500 words maximum must accompany this application.  The essay must be typed and double-spaced.  Applicant essay must reflect his/her community activities and tell how he/she feels these experience have prepared him/her for life.  It should also reflect why community service is important.
3.  Detailed list of community service activities occurring with the last two years.
4.  Three letters of recommendation, one from a school official and two from other sources.
5. A copy of applicant’s transcripts including a statement of explanation providing this information will assist us in interpreting your transcripts.
6.  Statement of financial need
 
  • Must be postmarked on or before 3/15/21.

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Engineering & Construction Camps

SAME sponsors local students who are interested in attending a summer Engineering and Construction Camp.  Below is a link to the national organization’s web site that provides more information on the camps.   Any interested qualified student (rising junior or senior) should apply to the camp through that web site and indicate that Robins AFB Post is the local Post that will support them.    If selected, the Robins AFB Post will work with the student’s family to fully fund the camp and travel expenses.

SAME camps offer a unique curriculum that features hands-on activities conducted in a competitive environment to promote teamwork, leadership, project management, and problem solving:

·        US Army Engineering & Construction Camp, Vicksburg, MS, June 13-19, 2021

·        US Marine Corps Engineering & Construction Camp, Camp Lejeune, NC, June 20-26, 2021

·        US Navy STEM Engineering & Construction Camp, Virtual due to COVID. Details TBD.

·        US Air Force Academy Engineering & Construction Camp, Colorado Springs, CO, Jun 25-Jul 2, 2021

·        US Air Force Engineering & Construction Camp, Scott Air Force Base, IL, July 26-31, 2021

Each camp offers a mix of hands-on, challenge-based activities that help campers learn fundamentals of engineering and construction. Each camp also offers tours and field trips to area businesses and institutions that highlight their respective technical areas. Individual curriculum activities may vary year to year, but all use a competitive environment to promote growth in leadership, team-building, and problem-solving. The competitive nature helps build camaraderie among the campers and mentors.

Please note, as of now, other than the Navy camp, SAME is proceeding with planning these camps as in-person experiences. However, our ability to host these camps will depend on the state of COVID going into the summer. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience among your student applicants if we end up having to shift again to a virtual event.

Application deadline:  March 15, 2021

Georgia Civitan Scholarship

  • The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a Georgia high school senior who has an outstanding record of community service in pursuing his/her education objectives.  Academics and financial need are important and will be reviewed, but the over-riding criteria will be the applicant’s community service involvement.
  •  Application requirements:
1. Please complete the following pages and submit with the required documents.
2. An essay of 500 words maximum must accompany this application.  The essay must be typed and double-spaced.  Applicant’s essay must reflect his/her community activities and tell how he/she feels these experiences have prepared him/her for life.  It should also reflect why community service is important.
3. Detailed list of community service activities occurring within the past two years.
4. Three letters of recommendation, one from a school official and two from other sources.
5.  A copy of applicant’s transcripts including a statement of explanation.  This information will assist us in interpreting your transcripts
6. Statement of financial need
 
  • Packet must be postmarked on or before 3/15/21.

Houston Medical Center Auxiliary/Virginia Wetherington scholarship

  • Who:  Any high school senior planning to pursue a career in healthcare
  • Amount:  $1000
  • Due March 19, 2021

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship

  • (8) $1,000.00 scholarships to eligible graduating seniors in Houston County. Four of the eight scholarships are designated for students who will attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Scholarship applicants MUST complete the attached application, submit a certified copy of their transcript, answer a minimum 500- word essay question, provide documentation for community service and extracurricular activities.
  • Deadline:  March 22, 2021

2021 Omega Gamma Gamma Chapter Scholarship

  • Award Amount:  $500 scholarship
  • Requirements:
    • - Application form
    • - Letter(s) of volunteer
    • - Award(s) verification/proof
    • - 500 word essay - The essay must be entitled:  "Since the global Black Lives Matter Movement, why is it even more important for young people to become and remain politically engaged?”
  • Must be postmarked on or by 3/24/21.
  • For students planning to attend Albany State University.
  • Application and essay due to committee by mail on March 26, 2021

Robins Federal Credit Union Scholarship

  • Any Robins Financial Credit Union member who will graduate from high school in 2021, and who will be attending a college or university in the state of Georgia is eligible to apply. Other conditions that must be met include:
    • Applicants must turn in their completed Scholarship Application packet by 12:00 p.m. Friday, March 26, 2021. Applications will be disqualified if they are missing any of the required information or if the application packet is not received by the deadline. No exceptions.
    • Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance from the in-state college or university they plan to attend.
    • Applicants must provide a complete copy of the FAFSA Student Aid Report. If not available, the applicant may submit a copy of their parent(s) or guardian(s) 2020 Income Tax Statement. The entire completed report or return is required. Previous year’s income tax statement will not be accepted.
    • Applicants must submit a copy of their most recent high school report card or transcript to include their cumulative GPA. Does not have to be an official transcript.
    • Applicants must complete the Activities & Achievement Form provided by Robins Financial Credit Union. This information must be given on the form provided, in the space provided. Additional pages, resumes, portfolios, etc. will not be considered.
    • Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation. The letters should not be from the applicant’s family members, but from members of the community. (Examples: teachers, managers, pastors, etc.) Letters should not be submitted in envelopes. Please remove any envelopes and include letters, unfolded, in your packet.
    • Applicants must submit a one-page typed essay answering the following questions: What does financial responsibility mean to you and how do you manage your finances? How will receiving your college degree help improve your financial future and how can Robins Financial Credit Union help you achieve your financial goals?
    • Applicants MUST be a member of Robins Financial Credit Union. You may NOT use a parent/guardian’s account.
  • Scholarship information
  • Scholarship application
  • Activities and Achievements form

Abry Jones Educational Scholarship

  • Abry Jones, of the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars, is a NHS Class of 2009 alumni, member of the NHS Hall of Fame and huge supporter of our students.  Since 2018, Abry has awarded scholarships to graduating NHS seniors.
  • Available Scholarship: Two (2) $5,000.00 scholarships are available for seniors attending Northside High School in Warner Robbins, Georgia
  • Program Guidelines & Priorities:  
    • -Seeking graduating seniors with a record of volunteerism in the community, in non-school sponsored activities and participation in extracurricular school activities.  
    • -Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, exhibit financial need, and plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college.
  • Checklist
    • -Application
    • -Essay:  Please type and attach an essay (250-500 words) describing how you recovered from a mistake, challenge, or disappointment in your life? Also, describe how you believe recovering from the mistake, challenge or disappointment will help you succeed in college and beyond.
    • -Guidance Counselor Signature
    • -School Transcript (added by Guidance department)
  • Due 3/31/21

100 Black Men of Macon-Middle Georgia Founders' Scholarship

  • This scholarship is open to all graduating seniors planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college.
  • Submit documents and essay by clicking the link.
  • Requirements: 1) Have an official copy of your transcripts. 2) Have an official copy of your ACT or SAT scores. (If Available) 3) Write a short essay no less than 400 words, but no more than 500 words on the following theme: "As a high school senior and future college freshman, please share the most important issues that America faces today?"
  • Due 3/31/2021

Fort Valley State University Warner Robins Area Alumni Chapter Scholarship

Home Builders Association of Georgia

  • The Lewis Cenker Scholarship Fund is a non-profit organization created in 1977 by the Home Builders Association of Georgia in honor of the late Lewis B. Cenker, an outstanding Georgian and a national industry leader.
  • Scholarships are awarded to qualified students seeking a career directly related to the home building industry or high school Career Tech programs related to home building.
  • ​In order to apply for a Lewis Cenker Scholarship, the application must meet the following criteria:
    • Must be entering an area of study directly related to the home building industry.
    • Must be completed in its entirety, verified and signed at a local home builders association.
    • Must be mailed or delivered to the HBAG office on or before March 1st.
    • Must include school transcript confirming at least a “B” grade point average.
    • Must include a concise Career Goals Statement indicating a direct tie to the home building industry.
    • Must include most recent complete tax returns to show financial need.
    • Must include at least two letters of recommendation.
    • Involvement in other activities related to the field of residential construction should be described.​
  • Due 4/1/2021

Robin H. Preston Scholarship Foundation 

  • Who:
    • Student must have lost a parent to breast cancer or complications relating from the disease OR have a parent who has survived or currently receiving treatment for breast cancer.
    • STUDENT MUST BE A HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE WITHIN HOUSTON COUNTY, GEORGIA.
    • Student must be a current high school senior who will graduate the year of application.
    • Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
    • Must have participated High School Athletics
    • Student must be a legal resident of the United States.
    • Student must be accepted as a full-time enrollee in an undergraduate program at either a two or four-year accredited college or university.
  • Award amount:  $1500
  • Deadline: April 1, 2021

J.O.Y. Foundation Scholarship

  • Who is Eligible:  Qualified Houston County 2021 graduating seniors who plan to further their education (major/minor) at a college or university pursuing studies in the field of the performing arts (theatre, dance, music, opera, music theatre, etc).  
  • Requirements:
1. An application and typed essay (handwritten essays will not be reviewed)
2. An official copy of the student’s high school transcript
3. Cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5
4. A sample of the performing arts  
5. Copy of acceptance letter to college or university – if available (recipient must provide acceptance letter before scholarship is awarded)
6. One letter of reference from applicant’s school

7. Completed application package must be received by April 2, 2021.

Warner Robins Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship

Scholarships:
____ 1. Warner Robins Alumnae Chapter Academic Excellence Award ($1000)
 - Must be a graduating Senior
 - Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher

____ 2. Warner Robins Alumnae Chapter Faye Harden Scholarship ($1,000)
 - Must be a graduating Senior
 - Must be a Perry resident or attend a Historically Black College or University

____ 3. Warner Robins Alumnae Chapter Carolyn Buford Need to Succeed Award
($1,000)
 - Must be a graduating senior
 - Must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher
 - Must demonstrate an economic need (household income below $30,000)
     * *Must present documentation of earned income or financial standing

Requirements:
1. An application and typed essay (handwritten essays will not be reviewed)
2. A copy of the student’s official high school transcript
3. A valid copy of SAT, ACT, ASSET/COMPASS scores
4. Letters of reference: one from each of the following:
___1. Applicant’s assigned teacher, counselor, or administrator
___2. Applicant’s church, work, or civic organization
 (Each letter of reference must be on a letterhead)

Applications must be postmarked by April 3, 2021

 

 

2021 Warner Robins Rotary Scholarship

  • One $1000 Scholarship per high school in Houston County.
  • APPLICATION CHECKLIST (ITEMS MUST BE SUBMITTED):
1. A typed document, not more than two pages in length, which summarizes your academic
accomplishments, extracurricular activities, community activities, plans for post-secondary
education and any other relevant factors that might support your selection.
2. A 500 word essay on the topic of “Service Above Self,” the Rotary International motto.
3. A signed letter of recommendation from a teacher, administrator, or counselor.
4. The attached completed application form.
 

Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship

  • For thirty-three years, the Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association essay contest has exposed thousands of high school seniors and their families to the life safety and property protection attributes of fire sprinklers.
  • The Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association awards scholarships annually in the amount of $1500, $1000, and $750 to high school seniors through an essay writing contest.
  • The deadline for entries is April 12, 2021.

H.E.A. Federal Credit Union Joseph T. Sumrall Memorial Scholarship

  • $1000 scholarship for a student majoring in education
  • Criteria: Grades, SAT/ACT scores, Leadership in school and citizenship, Recommendations written by two teachers or administrators
  • Deadline:  April 16, 2021

Oscar Virgil Bryan, Jr Scholarship  -  for male students planning to attend Georgia Tech

  • $1000 scholarship
  • Requirements:
    • -Application
    • -Transcript
    • -Finalists must attend an interview in ATL in June.
  • Postmarked by April 30, 2021

What will be your Trademark? Scholarship

  • Deadline date:  June 15, 2021
  • Award Amount: $2500
  • The scholarship will be awarded to the community college, college, or law school student with the best story of what their “trademark” will be in life.  In other words, when your career is over, what will you be known for?