When applications become available (generally late Feb), all Local Scholarship Applications are housed in the counseling office. They are located in the college information cabinet located in the main counseling office.

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* All scholarships are subject to change. No scholarship is guaranteed on a  year to year basis. Make sure to keep coming back or check the guidance office file for updates on when the applications are available and deadlines.

    Debra Mashburn Memorial Scholarship Fund mail

  - Senior planning to attend college to study the social services/counseling field.   Financial need considered. References, essay and transcript required. Application available in the guidance office. Award amount: $1000.00

  Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity- 1914 Scholarship   mail

 Must live within 60 miles of Valdosta area; essay, tanscript and recommendations

    required. Application available in the guidance office.

  Three award amounts: $1000, $500 & $414.

    Lewis Cenker Scholarship Fund Ms. Gaskins

  -Seniors interested in a career in building, construction, or architecture.

  Must be planning to attend college or technical school in Fall


  Doug Henderson III Memorial Fund Scholarship mail

  Must submit high school transcript, SAT/ACT scores and photo.

  Focus is on high school athletes and band members.


  Alpha Kappa Alpha   Ms. Gaskins

  -Seniors must enter a 4 year college in the fall, GPA 3.0 or higher, SAT/ACT scores considered. Essay required along with 3 letters of reference.

  Award amount: $1000.00


  Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.   Ms. Gaskins

Distinction of Young Women Scholarship

-Cumulative GPA 3.3 ; Awarded to a graduating senior that plans to attend

college in the Fall. Recommendations, Essay, Transcript, Community Service.

  Award amount: $750.00


  Claydon Hayward Barron Memorial Ms. Gaskins

  - Must be a graduating VHS senior; must maintain a 3.0 GPA; references and   short essay required

  Award amount: $500.00 **Can be renewed for 4 consecutive years.


  Alpha Phi Alpha     Ms. Gaskins

  -Seniors who plan to attend college in the fall; letters of   recommendation and transcript required.


  James D. Eunice Scholarship Fund mail

  - Minimum GPA of 2.5, SAT/ACT and transcripts required. Must be a graduating   senior attending college in the Fall. Scholarship based on academics, leadership, extracurricular activities, character, community service and financial need.


  100 Black Men of Valdosta   mail

  -Must be a high school senior with community service hours (40) required; Essay,   transcript, resume and references required.


  Azalea Pinochle Club Ms. Gaskins

  - Female student that plans to enter college in the fall. Based on academics, need and character. Student must write a letter to the club stating WHY she should be the scholarship recipient and how she plans to use the money and her degree   from college.

  Scholarships for Military Children Program   base commissary

  -Must be a military dependent (children or spouse);

  essay, transcript, and sponsor required. Application must be returned to the local 

  commissary.  www.militaryscholar.org


  Josiah Outreach Initiative Scholarships   mail

  Mack Hill Memorial Scholarship- Male graduating from Valdosta area high   school; Jettie B. Jones Memorial Scholarship- Female grad from Valdosta area high school; High school transcript needed, 150 word typed essay, two letters of   recommendation, copy of college acceptance letter. Award Amt: $250 each


  R. Wayne Bubba Alexander Jr. Memorial  mail

-  Must be planning to attend college in the Fall and demonstrate financial need.

  Recommendations, transcripts and essay required. Amount: $1000.00

  Applications in guidance or at www.bascholarship.org



  AMVets Post 607     Ms. Gaskins

  -Must be a son/daughter of a member of AMVETS post 607; son/daughter of a deceased member of AMVETS post 607; grandchild of a member or deceased   member of AMVETS post 607; niece/nephew of member who is /was in good standing of AMVETS post 607; if no applications apply who meet above criteria,     then the recipient will be chosen from the next best applications. Transcript, letter of recommendation and brief essay required. Award amount: $1000.00


  ERCO Worldwide   Ms. Gaskins

  -Open to ALL college bound seniors. GPA considered. Short 100 word essay required. Award amount: $1000.00


  Kenneth Jerome Rose Trust Fund Ms. Gaskins

  -Must be a VHS senior; must be a varsity athlete, band member or chorus 

  member; have a recommendation from applicant’s coach, band or chorus director;   letter of recommendations and personal statement/essay required.

  Award amount: 3 scholarships for 2010 at $1000 each


  Valdosta/ Lowndes Retired Educators Assoc.     Ms. Gaskins


  -Must be a graduating senior who plans to major in education; SAT/ACT scores, references and essay required. Award amount: $500.00


  Southeastern Federal Credit Union mail

  - Parent and/or student must be a member of the credit union. Essay and transcript required. Award amount: $500.00  



  Mediacom Scholarship Program Ms. Gaskins

  Scholarship given on the basis of GPA(3.0), leadership and financial need. High   school transcript, one letter of recommendation from a teacher, and a very short   essay are required.


  Ronnie Martin Scholarship   Ms. Gaskins

  -Must be a female senor who is planning to attend VSU in the fall; transcript and letter of recommendation required. Award amount: $250.00


  Valdosta Mortgage Association

    - Must be a senior who plans to major in business. There is no formal application   but you do need to see Ms. Gaskins.


  Valdosta Elk’s Lodge #728 (Virginia Prince Memorial)   Ms. Gaskins

  - Scholarship for a VHS graduating senior. GPA, class ranking, SAT/ACT score,   family income, leadership and extracurricular activities all considered. Short essay (100 words) and teacher recommendation required.

   Award amount: $1000.00


  Black Student League’s Legacy Award- VSU Ms. Gaskins

    -Must be a senior who plans to attend VSU full time starting in the fall. Must be   classified as African American, Asian Pacific Islander American, American   Indian/Alaskan Native, or Hispanic American. Essay and recommendation   required.   Award amount: $500.00


  ASU Book Scholarship     Ms. Gaskins/ Ms. Marable

  For those seniors attending ASU in Fall; 2.5 GPA, essay required

   Award amount: $300


  Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc mail

  Female Empowerment Scholarship

    Open to all college-bound female high school seniors attending Valdosta and   Lowndes High schools that plan to enter college in Fall. 800-1000 Essay   required. Award amount: $250


  Delta Kappa Gamma Society   mail

  Scholarship for a graduating female senior planning to enroll in the Fall.

  Student must be planning to attend a four year college and pursuing a degree

  in education. Letters of reference, essay and official transcript required.






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