Serving Douglas County, GA and surrounding areas

Scholarships

Ensuring students have the financial support needed to successfully matriculate through post secondary institutions is vital to the mission of the Legacy of Pearls Foundation. We offer several scholarships for students pursuing post-secondary studies.

How to Establish a Scholarship (this is only for those donors who want to start/establish a scholarship), if you are a student, keep scrolling to apply for available scholarships. 

Legacy of Pearls Book Scholarship

An annual scholarship open to any student enrolled in college. Applications will be available October 1 – November 1 this year.  Now taking applications, apply today! 

 

Legacy of Pearls Book scholarship application

 

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Legacy of Sisterhood Scholarship

An annual scholarship open to all seniors attending Douglas County High Schools. Applications are available February 1 – March 1 of each year. We are currently not accepting applications.

 

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Barbara A. Dye Legacy Scholarship

A scholarship in memory of Barbara A. Dye, mother, grandmother, family member, and friend. This scholarship will support a student in the community as they continue their post secondary education. Donors giving to this scholarship will receive a tax donation letter at the end of the year.

We are currently not accepting applications.

 

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Linda P. Calloway Legacy Scholarship

A scholarship in memory of Linda P. Calloway: wife, mother, family member, and friend. This scholarship is open to Metro Atlanta minority women pursuing a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Donors giving to this scholarship will receive a tax donation letter at the end of the year.    We are currently not accepting applications.

 

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Jonathan & Mary A. Ware Legacy Scholarship

A scholarship in honor of Jonathan & Mary A. Ware. This scholarship is open to Metro Atlanta high school male and female students who plan to attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Donors giving to this scholarship will receive a tax donation letter at the end of the year.

We are currently not accepting applications.

 

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Beverly Alexander Legacy Scholarship

A scholarship to honor Beverly Alexander, a life member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, past President of Sigma Omega Omega chapter and a committed community leader.  This scholarship is open to minority students attending a Metro Atlanta high school with plans to pursue post-secondary education and have a demonstrated financial need.  This scholarship does not have a minimum GPA requirement for the application.  Donors giving to this scholarship will receive a tax donation letter at the end of the year.   We are currently not accepting applications.

 

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Margie Nell Hall Legacy Scholarship

A scholarship to honor Margie Nell Hall, who worked tirelessly in her community to benefit underprivileged youth.  This scholarship is open to students attending or planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university who have exhibited a commitment to community service.  Donors giving to this scholarship will receive a tax donation letter at the end of the year.  We are currently not accepting applications.

 

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Jimmy Demoris Evans Blue Collar Legacy Scholarship

The JDE Blue Collar Legacy Scholarship is for a first generation college student whose parents emphasize the value of post-secondary education. JDE was a husband, father, cousin and friend who knew the importance of education. This scholarship is to continue his legacy of wanting more and providing opportunities for young people to explore life after high school. Must be a first generation college student (technical, junior college or four-year institution).   

We are currently not accepting applications.

 

 

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Silver Star Legacy Scholarship

In honor of the Silver Anniversary of the 1994 Sigma Omega Omega Silver Stars, this scholarship has been established to support a current college student with their books or other school related expense that will help them with retention in college. This scholarship opens each fall.  Now taking applications, apply today!  

 

Silver Star Scholarship Application

 

 

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Deirdre Graddick Heart of Service Essay Contest

This scholarship honors one of our servant leaders, Deirdre Graddick.  During the 2019 Cotillion, Ms. Graddick learned of a heart condition and underwent a successful heart replacement.  This did not stop her spirit of service.  This scholarship is awarded to a participant in the T.E.A. Rose Debutante Cotillion Scholarship Program who has excelled in community service.  To be eligible for the scholarship award, you must be a participant in the T.E.A. Rose Debutante Cotillion Scholarship Program.  

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James T. & Bernett Shaw Legacy Scholarship

A scholarship established in honor of James T. & Bernett Shaw who were advocates of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). This application is open to students that attend high school in Douglas County, GA interested in pursuing a STEM major in college. This is a one time merit scholarship awarded to a graduating senior in 2020.  Currently not accepting applications.  

Arthur David Beavers, Jr. & Gloria S. Beavers Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship is to honor Arthur David Beavers Jr. and Gloria S. Beavers whose vision, commitment to education, and personal sacrifice enabled seven of their children to attend college. In addition, Arthur David Beavers Jr. was a community activist who worked diligently to solve problems and enhance the lives of others.  This scholarship is open to a Metro Atlanta high school male or female student leader who plans to attend college. The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 with a demonstrated financial need. The student must also exhibit a strong commitment to community service.  Donors giving to this scholarship will receive a tax donation letter at the end of the year. We are currently not accepting applications.

 

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Pearls of Grace Legacy Scholarship

In honor of the Sigma Omega Omega Spring 2019 initiates, the Pearls of Grace Legacy Scholarship was established to assist graduate and/or non-traditional college students in their pursuit of higher education. Students who have shown grace through their commitment to community service are ideal applicants. Donors giving to this scholarship will receive a tax donation letter at the end of the year.  Now taking applications, apply today!  

 

Pearls of Grace Scholarship application   

 

 

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Cerese D. Jewelry Legacy Scholarship

Cerese D. Jewelry is a mother-daughter jewelry design company that is authentic and unconventional.  This annual scholarship was established to support business students enrolled at Clark Atlanta University.  This scholarship will directly support business students with the opportunity to learn, grow and develop.  We are currently not accepting applications.  

 

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Linda P. Calloway Leadership Essay Contest

This scholarship honors a T.E.A. Rose Debutante Cotillion Scholarship Program participant for their leadership at school and in the community. It honors one of the charter members of Sigma Omega Omega Chapter. To be eligible for the scholarship award, you must be a participant in the T.E.A. Rose Debutante Cotillion Scholarship Program. 

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