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

ORGANIZATION ELIGIBILITY AWARD AMOUNT DEADLINE
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Emerging visual artists (open to non-U.S. citizens) $15,000-$18,000 Rolling
Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta Atlanta-area high school seniors; multiple scholarship opportunities. Varies Rolling
Creative Biolab Scholarship Enrolled student interested in science fields $1,000 September 15
OppU Achievers Scholarship High school seniors and college students $2,500 Sept. 30
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Adobe Research Women in Technology Scholarship College sophomore or higher up to $10,000 Sept. 27
Horatio Alger National Scholarship High school seniors with financial need $25,000 Oct. 25
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship High school seniors $20,000 Oct. 31
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholars Program High school seniors with some financial need up to $40,000/year Nov. 13
Science Ambassador Scholarship Women undergraduates & high school seniors interested in STEM. (eligible students do not have to be U.S. citizens) Full tuition Winter
Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship Residents of Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina with financial need $5,000/year Dec. 2
Ron Brown Scholar Program Black or African-American high school seniors with some financial need $10,000 Jan. 9
SACAC Horizon Awards High school seniors from the South $1,000 Jan. 17
APIA Scholarship Students with Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity up to $20,000 Jan. 22
Point Foundation National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund High school seniors who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community variable Jan. 29
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship High school seniors with some financial need up to $30,000 Feb. 1
The Sunflower Initiative's Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship High school seniors attending a women's college $10,000 Feb. 1
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Students with Hispanic heritage up to $5,000 February 15
Georgia Mining Association Scholarship Program Seniors attending high school in Georgia $1,000 Feb. 21
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program High school seniors with exceptional financial need up to $20,000 March 18
Colleges That Change Lives High school seniors planning to attend a CTCL school $1,000/year March 22
BHW Scholarship Women in STEM $3,000 April 15
CBC United Health Foundation Louis Stokes Scholarship Black or African-American students pursuing health professions $5,000-$8,000 April 30
CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship Black or African-American students in the performing arts $3,000 April 30
CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship Black or African-American students in the visual arts $3,000 April 30
CBC Spouses Education Scholarship Black or African-American students $500-$8,200 April 30
B. Davis Scholarship High school seniors $1,000 May 22
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship High school seniors $1,000 June 12
NAACP Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship High school seniors, undergraduates, graduates or NAACP members up to $2,000 July 17
*Last update: July 12, 2020

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