Last Updated: 11/11/2020 6:22 PM


***Scholarship information received for the 2020-2021School Year will be listed in Green Font.  Scholarships from past years are still listed for viewing.  Scholarships are updated as they are received by the school.


 Local Scholarships

***Scholarship information received for the 2020-2021 School Year will be listed in Green Font.  Scholarships from past years are still listed for viewing.  Scholarships are updated as they are received by the school. 

  • Watson Brown Scholarship- Merit and need-based scholarships are awarded to high school seniors and college undergraduate students.  Scholarships are renewable for up to 4 years.  Due February 8, 2021
  • Rhodes Medical Scholarship - Open to any student getting a degree in any health-care related field. Due April, 30, 2020. 
  • Rayle EMC Scholarship-Students applying for this scholarship must live in a house that receives electric service from Rayle EMC. Due January 20, 2020
  • Renee Moon Memorial Scholarship-This scholarship is for students seeking a degree in the medical field. Due April 3, 2020 
  • Beta Sigma Phi Memorial Scholarship - This is an annual Medical Scholarhsip. Given in memory of Ann Kortrey and Marty Blackmon. Due April 5, 2020 
  • Washington Rotary Club Scholarship - Designed to help a graduating senior get started and further his or her education at a post secondary institution. Due March 27, 2020 
  • Kiwanis Club Scholarship - Scholarships granted to further the educations of those youth who demonstrate civic and moral excellence in the community. Due April 13
  • William Davis McCarty Memorial Scholarship -  Student must demonstrate determination, perseverance, and positive attitude towards continuance of education goals. Due April 30, 2020 
  • Kettle Creek Riffle & Pistol Club - Scholarship granted to WWCHS senior who has  already been accepted to a college or university. Also available to seniors whose parents are members of Kettle Creek Rifle & Pistol Club. 
  • Smyrna United Methodist Church - Student does not have to be a member of the church. Due April 13, 2020 
  • Optimist Club Friend of Youth - To recognize and assist deserving and outstanding Wilkes County students who are pursuing a higher education.  Due April 15, 2020 
  • Delta Kappa Gamma-Gamma Tau - To recognize a student who plans to major in education. Applications may be turned in to Mrs. Callaway, Dr. Finnell, Mrs. Mickens, or Ms. Tate DUE March 13, 2020
  • Georgia Head Start Association Scholarship-This scholarship is for former Head Start students who are seniors graduation high school on schedule. Due March 30, 2020.
  • LWREA -  Scholarship awarded to a student who plans to attend a college or vocational school for the upcoming academic year. Due April 17th  
  • John Duggan Memorial Scholarship -  The Woman's Club awards a scholarship to a deserving graduating senior in honor of John Rochford Duggan.
  • Washington-Wilkes Scholarship - To provide financial assistance for higher education to students of Wilkes County who have demonstrated strong personal character and academic potential, and who qualify for financial need. Due April 15, 2021 - to High School Counselor 
  • North Wilkes Steering Committee - Offering a scholarship to two high school seniors from the Tignall/North Wilkes area who plan to enter college or a technical school. DUE May 15, 2020
  • Charles J. Wurst, Jr. Leadership Scholarship - To recognize and assist deserving and outstanding high school students who are pursuing a higher education.Must have served as a teen leader for 2 years. DUE May 1, 2020
  • Mitchell Willingham 4-H Scholarship- Scholarship awarded to an active graduating 4-H senior.
  • Wilkes County NAACP Scholarship- DUE April 8, 2020
  • Woodmen of the World Scholarship
  • GAHRA scholarship- Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities High School Student Scholarship. Student must be a resident of federally assisted housing.  See your counselor or Local Housing Authority for more information. Due March 13, 2020
  • Gene Higginbotham Memorial Scholarship Due April 17, 2020
  • Wilkes County Ducks Unlimited Scholarship- Due April 1, 2020
  • Julian and Jan Hester Scholarship- scholarship for high school students who will be entering a Georgia university, college or technical school for the Fall 2020. Applications must be received by F&M Bank Attn:  Mable H. Tucker no later than April 3, 2020 for this $1,000 Scholarship.
  • Thomson Alumane Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - Due March 28, 2020
  • Canfor Scholarship - Scholarship for students entering the following programs: Forestry, Wood products manufacturing, Forestry related engineering programs, Millwright, Electrician, Power engineer, Instrument technician welding, and Heavy-duty mechanic.  See Mrs. Callaway if you are interested.
  • Eddie H. Finnell, Sr. Scholarship - The mission of this scholarship is to support Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School (W-WCHS) alumni with the attainment of their educational and career goals. Eligible applicants are W-WCHS alumni who are in financial need and are attending/plan to attend a qualifying technical, 2-year, or 4-year college. Contact Dr. Finnell if you have questions.  DUE: July 15.


Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School   |   1182 Tignall Rd.   |   Washington, GA 30673
Phone: 706-678-2426   |  Fax: 706-678-2628