When searching for scholarships, of course it’s crucial to consider your academic profile and interests to find opportunities that may be a good fit. However, many students often overlook the abundance of scholarship opportunities that are at their fingertips based on a wide variety of additional factors, including where you live!
If you’re a resident of Georgia, or even just attend college in Georgia, you’re in luck, because there are hundreds of great scholarships and financial aid resources for you to take advantage of. Keep reading to get the 4-1-1 on all things Georgia scholarships.
Deadline: February 25
Eligibility: Open to all high school and college students (attending four-year institutions) whose primary residence is one of the 17 counties in Georgia served by Flint Energies. Students of any major or intended major may apply.
Deadline: March 1
Eligibility: Open to students majoring in print journalism at Georgia colleges and universities.
Deadline: March 1
Eligibility: Open to undergraduate students who are residents of Georgia. Minimum “B” average required. Students with the greatest financial need will be prioritized.
Deadline: March 15
Eligibility: Open to non-traditional female students (at least 25 years old) with financial need who are enrolled as an undergraduate student, pursuing their first bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to students who currently reside in and attend post-secondary schools in the Central Georgia region.
PS - for other Central Georgia scholarships of all shapes and sizes, check out the Community Foundation of Central Georgia!
Amount: Varies (pays the difference between your HOPE award and your tuition)
Deadline: October 30
Eligibility: Open to Georgia students who are HOPE scholarship recipients currently attending a USG or TCSG institution. Preference will be given to students who are Black, Hispanic, and Asian, as well as to students who attend HBCUs or who are first-generation.
Amount: $5,000 per year
Deadline: November 5
Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, or North Carolina who are planning to attend four-year colleges and universities. Minimum 3.5 GPA. Must have financial need.
Deadline: December 1
Eligibility: Open to qualified undergraduate mechanical or architectural engineering students attending a post-secondary educational institution within the geographic boundaries of ASHRAE Region IV (North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia) or who has graduated from a high school in Region IV (North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia).
Eligibility: Open to Georgia students who are preparing for a career in engineering or engineering technology.