Scholarships available for seniors

Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship 

Delta Kappa Gamma is an international organization of female educators. Its purpose is to “promote professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education.” Gamma Eta, the Cherokee County chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, recognizes and supports future female educators by providing a yearly $1500 scholarship to a female Cherokee County graduate who plans to attend college to receive a degree in Education, with the purpose of becoming a teacher.

Female 2021 seniors who are interested in pursuing this scholarship must complete this online application. Additionally, each applicant must have two references complete the online Confidential Reference Form. At least one reference must be from a teacher. References may not be family members.

Completed applications must be RECEIVED online by the Cherokee County School District Office of Communications by the close of business on March 26, 2021. 


PAMAH Foundation, LLC Scholarship 

The PAMAH Foundation will award three $1,000 scholarships to qualified graduating seniors attending Cherokee County School District High School. Students interested in applying must complete this application and return it with other items required in the scholarship packet.

Due date March 26, 2021 


Pearl Turner and Louis Lindley Jones Memorial Scholarship 

This scholarship is under the guidance of the First Baptist Church in Canton, GA. The $1,000 scholarship is for one student, selected by a committee at the church.  It is renewable for three years after the first year.  Find the application here

The deadline is April 15, 2021. 


2021 QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program 

QuestBridge is a nationally recognized nonprofit that equips academically outstanding, low-income students to gain admission and full four-year scholarships to 45 top colleges 

The deadline for students to apply is March 24, 2021. 


WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship 

Will award $500 to help students who have immigrated to the US on or after January 1, 2010. 

Application Deadline: 9/21/21 


WiseGeek Entrepreneurship Matters Scholarship 

Will award $500 to students who show an entrepreneurial spirit and are considering starting their own businesses.


Application Deadline: 5/1/21 


AG Scholarships 

The Georgia Foundation for Agriculture is offering $65,000 in scholarship to GA students pursuing a degree in agriculture, veterinary medicine, family and consumer sciences or a related field.  Please find the information here regarding several scholarship opportunities 

The deadline to apply is March 1st, 2021. 


WiseGeek LQBTQ+ Awareness Scholarship 

New scholarship for Sequoyah High School students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ Awareness community.  The WiseGeek LGBTQ+ Scholarship will award $500 to help promote equality in our schools.


Application Deadline: 7/1/21 


City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship 

This scholarship is available to any High School senior nationwide, and we would like to invite your students to apply. 

Award Amount: $1000 

Follow this link for more details 

Deadline: July 31, 2021 


PB&J Scholarship 

This scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed. 

                Example of personal challenges include, but are not limited to: 

  • Medical Issues 
  • Peer issues: bullying, change of school, minority status, etc. 
  • Family issues: divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster case, abuse, etc. 

For more information, please see this flyer 

Deadline: May 31, 2021 


Hickory Flat Masonic Lodge Scholarship 

HD Masonic Lodge awards one $1,000 scholarship per year to a graduation senior from Sequoyah HS.

Find application here. 

Due date – March 30th, 2021 


Dreams to Kings and Queens Scholarship 

Students can submit a video or 1-page essay answering one of the following questions: 

  • Who in your life has been your biggest influence and why? 
  • Why do you want to get a college education? 
  • How do you define yourself? 
  • What makes you happy? 
  • Scholarship Awards: $250, $500, $1,000 

Scholarship Website: 

Application Deadline: April 16, 2021 


Service League Scholarship 

Scholarship application for the Service League Scholarship. Access it here.

 Application due April 30th, 2021


The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women 

Each quarter we award two $500 scholarships + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to high school women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.  

Eligibility requirements: 

  • Award: 2x $500
  • Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th every year
  • Eligibility:

            Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current 

graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.               

   + Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident 

   + Must identify as female. 

                + We welcome all majors and GPAs to apply! 

                Scholarship page and application! 


2019 Ponton Law Scholarship 

This scholarship is now available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply. More information can be found on our scholarship application below: 
Deadline: July 31, 2021 
Award Amount: $1,000 


Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation Scholarship 

The Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation has awarded scholarships to our high school seniors for 15 years totaling 167 scholarships and $627,500. The past few years, the scholarships have been very generous ranging from $4,000 to $5,000 per winning student. 

This year we are also offering a Lineman’s scholarship for students interested in working in our industry as a Lineman. A copy of that application is also attached. You will notice there is no deadline for the Lineman scholarship.  The completed application and all other required documents must be received no later than 5:00 P.M. on Friday, February 12, 2021.  Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. 


Cimmaron Ridge Legal Group Car Accident Scholarship 

This scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students who are planning on entering the law field. We understand how difficult it can be to pay for college and law school, and we want to help someone afford a better education. 
     – $1,000 (One-time award) 
     – Due April 30, 2021 
Must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for Fall 2021 
Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. 


University MG Law Scholarship 

  • Applications for scholarships can be submitted by any high school senior or current attendee of an institute of higher education inside the state of Georgia (including tech schools). If you are attending school outside the state of Georgia, please apply for our nationwide scholarship. 
  • A student aid report (if available) showing the income status of your household must be attached for application to be considered. 
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. 
  • A transcript must be attached with counselor or school representative signature for an application to be considered. 
  • This scholarship is a one-time scholarship worth $1,000. It will be awarded on August 1, 2021. 
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application. 
  • Claims made on the application will be verified before the scholarship is awarded. 
  • All applicants must be submitted electronically using the form below: 


AED Scholarship  

Submit a video or essay based on one of the topics listed on scholarship website located here.

The submission deadline is May 31, 2021.   


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program  

The recipient will be awarded up to $1,000. 

Scholarship Deadline – June 12, 2021. 

Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: 

Full details are available on the site.