Resources Awards Programs

  • Congressional Award  The Congressional Award is an award for young Americans, established by the United States Congress in 1979 to "recognize initiative, service, and achievement in young people.
  • Presidential Service Awards  The President's Volunteer Service Award is a civil award bestowed by the President of the United States. This award was established to honor volunteers that give hundreds of hours per year helping others through the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation.
  • Georgia Student Service Award  To qualify for the Georgia Student Service Award, a graduating senior student must complete a minimum of 200 service/volunteer hours.
  • U.S. Presidential Scholars Program  Recognize students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts. and recognize students who demonstrate ability and accomplishment in career and technical education fields
  • Governor’s Honors Program The Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school students who will be rising juniors and seniors during the program. 
  • NSPA - Honor Roll of Student Journalists Through education, training and recognition programs for members, National Scholastic Press Association promotes the standards and ethics of good journalism as accepted and practiced by print, broadcast and electronic media in the United States.

  • MirCORE  MirCORE is a medical research program that is open to HS students. Students may join summer camps or year-long opportunities to make medical reasearch within groups and compete through presentations
  • GNFCC Emerging Leaders Program The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) offers a unique opportunity for sophomores and juniors from North Fulton high schools who wish to develop leadership skills, identify and address community issues and interact with local leaders.
  • Envision Envision offers over 10 career-focused programs for HS students. Envision by WorldStrides programs are designed to empower, engage, and equip next generation leaders to realize the power of their potential with amazing hands-on career exploration, state-of-the-art simulations, and experiences our alumni call “amazing” and parents call “transformational.”   
  • National Student Leadership Conference The National Student Leadership Conference is a program that corrdinates 30+ different career-focused leadership conferences for high school students
  • Inspirit AI - MIT Artificial Intelligence Education Program by Stanford and MIT Graduate Students
  • Future Docs abroad Allowing HS students to shadow medical doctors in different countries
  • 21st Century Leaders - Summer Program 21st Century Leaders connects, transforms, and inspires high school students across Georgia to leverage-diversity, explore career opportunities, and become leaders in their schools, communities, and ultimately the workforce. 
  • Lumiere Research Program Founded by Harvard and Oxford researchers, the Lumiere Research Scholar Program offers students the opportunity to work 1-on-1 with a PhD mentor to learn about the cutting edge in their field of interest and produce an independently-developed research project
  • Law Summer Programs Explore some law summer programs.

  • Coursera Founded by Stanford professor, Coursera works with universities and other organizations to offer online courses, certifications, and degrees in a variety of subjects. There is a big variety of courses in computer and technology field.
  • Edx edx, created by Harvard and MIT, It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, including some courses at no charge
  • Udemy  Started primarily to help student to improve job-related skills. Some courses generate credit toward technical certification. Great reseource for students seeking certification in technology

  • Collegeboard.org/  Collegeboard offers a useful search engine for all colleges as well as school profiles for over 4,000 colleges and universities in the US.
  • Youvisit.com Provides 3D pictures, videos, and information about colleges
  • The College Tour  College Tour videos
  • youniversitytv.com  College videos
  • Fiske Online Detailed information about 1000's of colleges and evaluation/feedback about their education, campus, social life, e.g.
  • Us News Ranking information about the colleges and school profiles about 1000's of colleges

  • Going Merry Going Merry - A free, one-stop scholarships platform. It matches you with scholarships and then helps you apply directly. It has both local and national scholarships and you can bulk-apply for multiple scholarships, which share similar essay prompts, using one application.
  • microscholarship raise.me  A Scholarship website where the money is delegated through "Micro-Scholarships", where dollar amounts are assigned to individual achievements, such as a good grades, or club participation. Each participating college determines the value of different accomplishments
  • Fastweb.org   A scholar seacrh website matches your profile to potential scholarships and provides the links to apply to those scholarships
  • Scholar Snapp   Scholar Snapp - A free, simple to use data standard that allows students to reuse their application information - including contact information, essays, transcripts, etc. - from one scholarship application to another thereby streamlining the college scholarship application process.
  • Tuition Funding Resources   The TFS scholarship database provides students with access to billions in funding, and keeps growing. The best part is most of these opportunities come directly from colleges and universities - not just from competitive, national pools. That increases your odds of finding free money, and finding the right scholarships
  • CareerOneStop CareerOneStop is the flagship career, training, and job search website for the U.S. Department of Labor. This website has an internal search tool that provides thousands of scholarships to those pursuing a postsecondary degree. The search tool provides many filters to maximize scholarship opportunities based on personal and academic interest.

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