Scholarships by Category

Douglas County Education Foundation Scholarships for 2019-2020

All scholarships require a minimum grade point average of 3.0 unless specified otherwise.

Categories

1:   Athletes (Includes Cheerleaders)

2:   College & Career Institute

3.   Community Volunteerism

4.   Douglas County High School

5.   Douglas County Residents

6.   Douglasville Gymnastics and Cheerleading Club

7.   Financial Need

8.   Housing (Rental Assistance, Subsidized Community, Shelter, etc)

9.   Lithia Springs High School

10. Majors

            Acting

    Automotive Industry

            Aviation

            Business

            Construction Management

            Dance

            Education

            Engineering

            Graphic Arts

            Health Care

            Industrial Arts

            Journalism or Broadcast Journalism

            Metal Fabrication

            Project Management

            STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

            Theater (Vocal or Musical Theater)

            Theology

            Welding

11: New Manchester High School

12: Performance Learning Center

13: Special Education

14: Unrestricted

 

Category 1: Athletes

Gold’s Gym Scholarship
Students applying for this scholarship must have participated for at least two high school years on a school, intramural, or county/regional sports or cheerleading team.
 

Category 2: College & Career Institute

Don Remillard Scholarship 
This scholarship is for students graduating from the College and Career Institute or Performance Learning Center. There is no minimum grade point average required for applicants

Nora McDonald Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a student graduating from the College & Career Institute.


Category 3: Community Volunteerism
Applicants must be current active volunteers with at least one Douglas County not-for-profit service organization.

Captain Herb Emory Memorial Scholarship
In addition to being current active volunteers with at least one not-for-profit Douglas County service organization, applicants must plan to major in journalism or broadcast journalism.


Category 4: Douglas County High School

Golden Eagle Scholarship
This scholarship is open to Douglas County High School and Lithia Springs High School graduating seniors. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average and meet residential criteria within the award year that include a verifiable three months or longer participation in a rental assistance program; residence in a public housing project or subsidized community; residence in a hotel/motel; or residence in a non-permanent dwelling constructed or substituted for a homeless shelter.

 

Category 5: Douglas County Residents

Hometown Scholarship
Applicants must have attended kindergarten through 12th grades in Douglas County School System (DCSS) schools. Should all factors be considered equal among qualified applicants, preference will be given to students who attended Eastside Elementary School.


Category 6: Douglasville Gymnastics and Cheerleading Club

Douglasville Gymnastics and Cheerleading Club Scholarship
This scholarship is open to current and former students of Douglasville Gymnastics and Cheerleading Club.


Category 7: Financial Need

Golden Eagle Scholarship                           
This scholarship is open to Douglas County High School and Lithia Springs High School graduating seniors. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average and meet residential criteria within the award year that include a verifiable three months or longer participation in a rental assistance program; residence in a public housing project or subsidized community; residence in a hotel/motel; or residence in a non-permanent dwelling constructed or substituted for a homeless shelter.

Mary Peace Winn, Frank M. Winn, and Judge Dan P. Winn Memorial Scholarship
Academics and financial need are primary determining factors for this scholarship which may be renewed up to four years, pending satisfaction of requirements.

 
Category 8: Housing (Rental Assistance, Subsidized Community, Shelter, etc)

Golden Eagle Scholarship
This scholarship is open to Douglas County High School and Lithia Springs High School graduating seniors. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average and meet residential criteria within the award year that include a verifiable three months or longer participation in a rental assistance program; residence in a public housing project or subsidized community; residence in a hotel/motel; or residence in a non-permanent dwelling constructed or substituted for a homeless shelter.

 

Category 9: Lithia Springs High School

Golden Eagle Scholarship
This scholarship is open to Lithia Springs High School and Douglas County High School graduating seniors. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average and meet residential criteria within the award year that include a verifiable three months or longer participation in a rental assistance program; residence in a public housing project or subsidized community; residence in a hotel/motel; or residence in a non-permanent dwelling constructed or substituted for a homeless shelter.

 

Category 10: Majors

Acting

Dance Academy West Scholarship

Automotive Industry

John and Stephanie Bleakley Scholarship

Aviation

John and Stephanie Bleakley Scholarship

Business

John and Stephanie Bleakley Scholarship

Construction Management

DeNyse Companies Scholarship

Dance

Dance Academy West Scholarship

Education

Carmilla Hilton and Crystal Hilton Scholarship 

Kathryn Milner Shehane Memorial Scholarship

Juanita Williams Memorial Scholarship
Students applying for this scholarship do not have to major in education but must plan to pursue a career in education. They must write a paragraph on “Diversity and Me” describing how they view themselves in a multi-cultural society and how they celebrate diversity.

Engineering

Billie Yancey Memorial Scholarship

Graphic Arts

DeNyse Companies Scholarship   

Health Care                                                                      

Betty Hilton Scholarship

Billie Yancey Memorial Scholarship


WellStar Douglas Hospital Volunteers Scholarship

Industrial Arts

DeNyse Companies Scholarship

Journalism or Broadcast Journalism

Captain Herb Emory Memorial Scholarship
In addition to majoring in journalism or broadcast journalism, applicants of this scholarship must be current active volunteers with at least one not-for-profit Douglas County service organization.

Metal Fabrication

DeNyse Companies Scholarship                                                                                    
Project Management
 
DeNyse Companies Scholarship   
                                                                   
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)

Billie Yancey Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must plan to major in engineering. Students pursuing science, technology, or math majors are not eligible for this scholarship.

Carmilla Hilton and Crystal Hilton Scholarship 

Clara Evelyn Brown Scholarship
Due to shortage of women pursuing STEM careers, first preference will be given to female applicants. The scholarship will be made available to males should the criteria for the scholarship not be met by any female applicants.

Reverend Alvertis Hilton Memorial Scholarship

Theater (Vocal or Musical Theater)
 
Dance Academy West Scholarship

Theology

Reverend Alvertis Hilton Memorial Scholarship

Welding

DeNyse Companies Scholarship
   

                                                                  
Category 11: New Manchester High School 

Edward and Brenda Denovellis Scholarship 
This scholarship is for New Manchester High School seniors who are enrolled in special education and plan to pursue post-secondary education at the technical college or university level. No minimum grade point average is required. 

Category 12: Performance Learning Center 

Don Remillard Scholarship
This scholarship is for students graduating from the College and Career Institute or Performance Learning Center. There is no minimum grade point average required for applicants.


Category 13: Special Education

Edward and Brenda Denovellis Scholarship 
This scholarship is for New Manchester High School seniors who were enrolled in special education and plan to pursue post-secondary education at the technical college or university level. No minimum grade point average is required.
 

Category 14: Unrestricted

These scholarships are open to any high school senior with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.



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