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Outside Scholarships

Outside scholarships are a great way to fill in any gaps in your cost of attendance to Agnes Scott after receiving merit-based and need-based aid. External scholarship programs are all different in terms of application and qualification processes, so be sure to check out how each program works. For your convenience, check out our outside scholarship application guide, created in concert with current students who discovered, applied for and received multiple outside scholarships.

Our office has prepared a list of outside scholarships and aggregator sites to get you started. Agnes Scott College has no affiliation with these particular scholarships; this information is simply a helpful resource for you.

Beginning your outside scholarship search on an aggregate website can be helpful. See a few listed below.

Aggregate Website Options

Specific Scholarship Recommendations

Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta Atlanta-area high school seniors; multiple scholarship opportunities. Varies Rolling
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship High school seniors $20,000 Oct. 31
Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship Residents of Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York or North Carolina with financial need $5,000/year Nov. 1
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholars Program High school seniors with financial need up to $55,000/year Nov. 17
Science Ambassador Scholarship Women undergraduates & high school seniors interested in STEM. (Eligible students do not have to be U.S. citizens) Full tuition Dec. 13
Ron Brown Scholar Program Black or African-American high school seniors with some financial need $10,000 Jan. 9
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship High school seniors with some financial need up to $30,000 Jan. 11
Point Foundation National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund High school seniors who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community variable Jan. 15
APIA Scholarship Students with Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity up to $20,000 Jan. 19
The Sunflower Initiative's Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship High school seniors attending a women's college $10,000 Feb. 1
Georgia Mining Association Scholarship Program Seniors attending high school in Georgia $1,000 Feb. 18
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Students with Hispanic heritage up to $5,000 Mar. 15
Horatio Alger National Scholarship High school juniors with financial need $25,000 Mar.15
Colleges That Change Lives High school seniors planning to attend a CTCL school $1,000/year Mar. 22
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program High school seniors with exceptional financial need up to $20,000 Mar. 31
BHW Scholarship Women in STEM $3,000 Apr. 15
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships Black or African-American students in a variety of fields Varies Apr. 28
Achieve Atlanta Scholarship High school seniors graduating from an Atlanta Public School (APS), including charter schools. $5,000 May 31
*Last update: September 28, 2022

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