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Education Together Mercer University Scholarship (Deadline: March 15, 2018)

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Who Can Apply: 

  • Must be a Telegraph Golden Eagle nominee.
  • Must be a graduating senior at a public or private high school, or a homeschooled student in Bibb, Baldwin, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach or Twiggs County.
  • Must be accepted to, and planning to enroll at one of five designated Education Together colleges in Middle Georgia: Central Georgia Technical College, Fort Valley State University, Mercer University, Middle Georgia State University or Wesleyan College.


  • Select the statement that you most closely identify with about your status as a first-generation college student:  Did neither, one, or both of your parents complete a four-year college degree?
  • An essay (100-200 words) answering the following questions:  Education Together is a needs-based scholarship whose mission is, Changing lives and Middle Georgia through higher education one student at a time.
    • Why are you interested in attending college in Middle Georgia?
    • How do you perceive that college, and the education you will receive, will change your career and life?
  • A resume listing your school and community activities, athletics, awards, offices held, work and other relevant experiences.
  • Your most recent high school transcript.

Deadline: March 15, 2018

Amount: $15,000

Learn More: https://cfcga.org/scholarship/education-together-mercer-university-scholarship/