External Opportunities

The external private scholarship opportunity listings are for informational purposes only. The Office of Financial Aid at Clayton State University does not endorse or recommend any scholarship website or information regarding scholarship search services or private scholarship information. When searching for and applying for private scholarships, please use caution and be aware of potential scams. The Office of Financial Aid does not recommend any scholarship opportunity or scholarship search website that requires a fee. The Office of Financial Aid is not liable for any dispute that you may have with any organization or group offering private scholarships and is unable to assist you in any such dispute.

Clayton State Scholarships that are awarded through the Financial Aid Office can be found in Academic Works by clicking “Opportunities” above and selecting “Ours”.

Please visit our website at http://www.clayton.edu/financial-aid/Scholarships for information on opportunities awarded through specific departments.

Opportunities Table
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Varies "No Essay" College Scholarship
Open to all high school and college students.
Open to all high school and college students.
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$1000 Acculynx Scholarship for Higher Education
Applicants must submit essay or create video about a specific software or app that they cannot live without or how it makes their life easier or...
Applicants must submit essay or create video about a specific software...
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  • Award: $1000
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Varies ADHA Institute for Oral Health Scholarships
The American Dental Hygienists’ Association offers scholarships to dental hygiene students pursuing their associate, baccalaureate or graduate...
The American Dental Hygienists’ Association offers scholarships to...
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$1000 Advance Prevention Lawsuit Legal Scholarship
For a recent high school graduate seeking a degree in an accredited four year university/college as well as first year students. Applicants...
For a recent high school graduate seeking a degree in an accredited four...
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$1000 Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law are proud to support the disabled students of America with the launch of their Semi-Annual Auger & Auger Disabled...
Auger & Auger Attorneys at Law are proud to support the disabled...
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  • Award: $1000
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$500.00 Big Moods Scholarship/Blog Post
With the goal of raising public awareness of mental health, Big Moods is annually offering a $500 scholarship presented to college students who...
With the goal of raising public awareness of mental health, Big Moods is...
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  • Award: $500.00
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$1000 Boomsourcing Scholarship
Applicants are required to submit a 500-700-word essay on the topic: How can businesses gain a competitive advantage by outsourcing parts of their...
Applicants are required to submit a 500-700-word essay on the topic: How...
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$2500 Bottar Leone Scholarship
For a recent high school graduate with a documented physical or learning disability. Additional info on website. Fall Deadline is 7/1 annually...
For a recent high school graduate with a documented physical or learning...
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  • Award: $2500
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$2,500.00 Chairish Scholarship Program
Chairish is offering a scholarship designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields...
Chairish is offering a scholarship designed to support students from...
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  • Award: $2,500.00
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$1000 Chuan Ai Lu Engstrom Memorial Scholarship
Any current, full-time student of an accredited American university or college, with a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, is welcome to apply....
Any current, full-time student of an accredited American university or...
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$1000 Clubs of America Scholarship
Must be current college student of US accredited college with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Essay required. Info on website. Annual deadline 8/31.
Must be current college student of US accredited college with a minimum...
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  • Award: $1000
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$0.00 College Park Scholarship
Mayor Jack P. Longino created the College Park Mayoral Second Hand Scholarship for high school students in College Park that did not achieve...
Mayor Jack P. Longino created the College Park Mayoral Second Hand...
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Varies Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Manages various scholarship funds for the benefit of eligible applicants. Each scholarship has its own criteria and deadlines.
Manages various scholarship funds for the benefit of eligible...
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$1500 Danny and Drew Scholarship
DannyandDrew is offering an annual scholarship as an award for the winner of an essay contest.  Students interested in applying are required to...
DannyandDrew is offering an annual scholarship as an award for the...
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  • Award: $1500
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$2000 Dental Hygienist/Assistant & Humanitarian Scholarship
Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for the prior semester where applicable, or otherwise an academic status in “good standing” if GPA is not applicable. ...
Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for the prior semester where applicable, or...
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  • Award: $2000
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$2500 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Sweepstakes
Students are automatically entered to win a $2500 scholarship when they sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college. ...
Students are automatically entered to win a $2500 scholarship when they...
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  • Award: $2500
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$1000 Eraser Clinic Scholarship
The Eraser Clinic Laser Tattoo Removal Scholarship is a $1000 merit-based scholarship awarded twice each year for students pursuing higher...
The Eraser Clinic Laser Tattoo Removal Scholarship is a $1000...
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  • Award: $1000
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$1000 Ernst Law Group Brain Injury Caregivers Scholarship
The Ernst Law Group is proud to show our support of family members and caregivers of those with serious brain injuries through our annual $1,000...
The Ernst Law Group is proud to show our support of family members and...
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Varies Georgia's HERO Scholarship Program
Georgia’s HERO Scholarship program provides educational scholarship assistance to members of the Georgia National Guard and U.S. Military...
Georgia’s HERO Scholarship program provides educational scholarship...
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$500 GMR Web Team Marketing Scholarshp Program
All applicants must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a university, and must be pursuing a marketing degree or a business degree with an...
All applicants must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a...
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$1000 Hill & Ponton Veterans' Scholarship
The disability attorneys at Hill & Ponton are honored to represent veterans. To give back even more, they are now offering four $1,000 scholarships...
The disability attorneys at Hill & Ponton are honored to represent...
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$1000 Howell & Christmas, LLC Breast Cancer Survivor Scholarship
In order to qualify for the Howell & Christmas Breast Cancer Survivor and Patient Scholarship, students must currently be battling breast cancer,...
In order to qualify for the Howell & Christmas Breast Cancer Survivor...
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$500 I Heart My School Scholarship
Write a brief essay (maybe 500-1000 words) about what makes your school, the campus and the surrounding neighborhoods so awesome. Include a few...
Write a brief essay (maybe 500-1000 words) about what makes your school,...
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$2000 iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship
Any current full-time undergraduate/graduate student attending an accredited US university or college with a cumulative grade point average of at...
Any current full-time undergraduate/graduate student attending an...
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$1000 Look Twice, Safe a Life Scholarship
Must be current college student or planning to attend college. Additional information on website. Annual deadline is 12/1 for Spring Semester.
Must be current college student or planning to attend college. ...
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Varies Narei Scholarship
Narei is offering an annual scholarship for U.S. students enrolled in an accredited American university or college. To apply, write a 300-500 word...
Narei is offering an annual scholarship for U.S. students enrolled in an...
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$1000 NorthPoint Recovery College Scholarship
NorthPoint is seeking applications from current US students who: Are enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester. Are not a...
NorthPoint is seeking applications from current US students who: Are...
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$2500 OppU Achievers Scholarship
Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school. Have a cumulative GPA of at least...
Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college,...
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$500 Rentecdirect's Tech Mastery Scholarship 
Applicants must submit an essay not to exceed 1000 words explaining, in their view, how technology evolved to make an everlasting impact for...
Applicants must submit an essay not to exceed 1000 words explaining, in...
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$500 SERPED.NET Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded monthly. See website for information.
This scholarship is awarded monthly. See website for information.
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  • Award: $500
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$1000 Start Standing Scholarship
In order to apply, applicants must submit a typed essay that answers the following questions. The total essay length should be between 1,000 and...
In order to apply, applicants must submit a typed essay that answers the...
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$500 SYMPTOMA Scholarship
Scholarship for students who hold a job in order to finance their studies (working students). Free application online via Symptoma website. ...
Scholarship for students who hold a job in order to finance their...
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$1,000.00 The Andrea Kay Lane Scholarship 2019
Morrow Civic Woman’s Club is very proud of a scholarship that we have been presenting for over 20 years. Each year a $1,000 scholarship is given to...
Morrow Civic Woman’s Club is very proud of a scholarship that we have...
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$1000 The Sherpa Award
(1) Attending (or planning to attend) an undergraduate or graduate-level program, (2) Submission of a 500+ word essay answering the question, “What...
(1) Attending (or planning to attend) an undergraduate or graduate-level...
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Varies The Tree Center Scholarship Program
Must currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the United States. Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or...
Must currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university...
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$1000 University Tutor $1,000 Monthly Scholarship Contest
Must be 16 or older. Essay required. See website for more information. Awards are given monthly.
Must be 16 or older. Essay required. See website for more information....
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  • Award: $1000
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$1000 Varsity Tutors $1000 Monthly Scholarship
Short Essay Contest – Go to the website monthly for new writing prompt and more details. Submission of essay is due by the 16th of each month, and...
Short Essay Contest – Go to the website monthly for new writing prompt...
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$1000 VIDGO TV Scholarship
Applicants must submit 600-word essay comparing three forms of sharing information.  For college students and incoming freshmen with minimum 2.5...
Applicants must submit 600-word essay comparing three forms of sharing...
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$500.00 Will & Will Legal Scholarship
Applicant must be a full-time student attending an accredited university in the United States for the 2018-2019 school year. Applicant must be: 1)...
Applicant must be a full-time student attending an accredited university...
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$1000 National Debt Relief Scholarship
The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in United States. Graduate and undergraduate students can...
The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or...
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  • Award: $1000
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Varies KidGuard for Education Essay Scholarship
All undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at a full-time program, Essay topic: Do you think parents should monitor their...
All undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at a...
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  • Award: Varies
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$1000 WIMI Sports & Fitness Scholarship
Essay required. See website for more information.
Essay required. See website for more information.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
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Varies Best 10 Website Builders Scholarship
Minimum of 750 words and maximum of 1750 words on one of 5 topics in the “Essay Topics” section" on website.
Minimum of 750 words and maximum of 1750 words on one of 5 topics in the...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Morris King and Hodge Driver Safety Scholarship
Currently enrolled in an college or university in Alabama. Must also submit an essay of no less than 1,000 words. The topic for essay is How can we...
Currently enrolled in an college or university in Alabama. Must also...
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Varies Nordson Builds
Scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 will be awarded to students planning to enroll or already enrolled in an accredited public or private...
Scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 will be awarded to students...
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  • Award: Varies
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$1000 Encore Victims of Drunk Driving Scholarship
Accepted or enrolled in accredited school, 500-1000 word essay, the victim of a drunk driving accident; the child or dependent of a victim of a...
Accepted or enrolled in accredited school, 500-1000 word essay, the...
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  • Award: $1000
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$1000 Get-Frontier.com Scholarship
In 600 to 1,000 words, compare two credible sources: one that is in favor of the argument that access to the Internet is a right, and one that is...
In 600 to 1,000 words, compare two credible sources: one that is in...
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  • Award: $1000
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$0.00 USAttorneys.com National Scholarship Essay Contest
Eligibility: U.S. Citizens, planning to go to an accredited American university or college or currently enrolled, are eligible to apply for essay...
Eligibility: U.S. Citizens, planning to go to an accredited American...
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  • Award: $0.00
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$1,000.00 Oakville Therapist Scholarship Contest
If you are interested in becoming a therapist, we are excited to announce a scholarship to help you along reach this goal. It is an essay contest...
If you are interested in becoming a therapist, we are excited to...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
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$0.00 USAttorneys.com Immigration Scholarship Essay Contest
Eligible: Any US resident or citizen that has been accepted to, or is currently attending, an accredited American university or college (checks...
Eligible: Any US resident or citizen that has been accepted to, or is...
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  • Award: $0.00
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