Scholarship Opportunity


The Columbia County Historical Society is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one high school senior resident of Columbia County who will graduate in 2020 and plans to major or minor in history in college.

Applicants, who can attend any CSRA high school or be homeschooled, must submit a letter of introduction, a 500-word essay entitled “Why the Study of American History Is Essential for the American Student,” financial need statement, resume, two letters of recommendation, current official school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, parent/guardian IRS tax form 1040 and notarized proof of Columbia County residence.

The documents should be mailed to the Columbia County Historical Society, Attn: Scholarship Contest, P.O. Box 203, Appling, GA 30802.

The deadline to apply is November 1. For more information, email