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Charles McDaniel Teacher Scholarship

Amount: $1,000/academic year
Awards per Year: Varies.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, All Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: Teacher
GPA: 3.25
Residency: Georgia
Other Comments: Please visit the website listed to determine eligibility requirements. Graduates of public high schools enrolled as full-time undergraduate students in a College or Department of Education within an approved Georgia public college must indicate a strong desire to pursue teaching as a career at the elementary or secondary level.
Contact: Visit the website listed for more information and a downloadable application.
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Direct Student Loan Program

Amount: Between $1,400 and $1,800;
Awards per Year: Varies.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: All Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Georgia
Other Comments: Applicants must be planning to pursue studies in the fields where there is a shortage of personnel in Georgia. Awards need not be repaid if recipients work in Georgia for one year for every year funding was received.
Application Requirements: Application Form
Contact: Georgia Student Finance Commission 2082 East Exchange Place Tucker, Georgia 30084 1-800-505-GSFC
Website: N/A

Georgia Public Safety Memorial Grant

Amount: Varies according to cost of attendance and other aid;
Awards per Year: varies
The Award Is: Renewable.
Who Is Eligible?
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Citizenship: United States, US Permanent Resident
Residency: Georgia
Parent Employment: Law Enforcement
Other Comments: Dependent children of a law enforcement officer, fire fighter, EMT, correction officer, or prison guard permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty are eligible. Other requirements are legal residency of Georgia for at least 12 months, full-time student (12 hours), and no default or refunds due.
Application Requirements: Please visit the website listed to determine complete eligibility requirements. Application Form
Contact: Visit the website listed to download an application.
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Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant

Amount: $400 per quarter or $600 per semester and can receive payment for up to four quarters or three semesters per year;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Non-Need Based.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: All Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Citizenship: United States, US Permanent Resident
Residency: Georgia
Student Attends School In: Georgia
Other Comments: Purpose is to encourage Georgia residents to attend eligible private colleges in Georgia by providing grant assistance. To also assist Georgia residents living near the state border attending out-of-state four-year public colleges within 50 miles of their home.
Contact: Georgia Student Finance Commission 2082 East Exchange Place Tucker, Georgia 30084 1-800-505-GSFC
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Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant

Amount:$2,000 per academic year
Awards per Year: Varies
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Citizenship: United States, US Permanent Resident
Residency: Georgia
Student Attends School In: Georgia
Parent Employment: Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Prison Guards
Other Comments: Children of Georgia law-enforcement officers, firemen, or prison guards killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty are eligible to apply. The grants are renewable up to $8,000 over four years.
Application Requirements: Application Form, References/Recommendations
Contact: Georgia Student Finance Commission 2082 East Exchange Place Tucker, Georgia 30084 1-800-505-GSFC
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North Georgia College & State University Military Scholarship Loan Program

Amount: Tuition, fees, room, meals, books, uniforms;
Awards per Year: Varies each year
Deadline: January 17
Who Is Eligible?
Majors/Fields of Study: Military Science
GPA: 3.0
Residency: Georgia
Student Plans To Attend: Georgia Military College, North Georgia College & State University
Other Comments: Applicants pursuing a career in the military must be nominated by a member of the Georgia Assembly. Recipients are obligated to serve for four years in the Georgia Army National Guard or U.S. Armed Forces, or repay total amount received, plus interest, within five years after graduation. Minimum SAT score is 800.
Application Requirements: Please visit the website listed to determine eligibility requirements and regulations. SAT Scores, Transcript, Application Form, Essay
Other: Interview
Contact: Georgia Student Finance Commission 2082 East Exchange Place Tucker, Georgia 30084 1-800-505-GSFC
Website: Award Details

North Georgia College & State University ROTC Grant

Amount: Up to $1,500 per academic year
Awards per Year: Varies each year
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: All Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Citizenship: United States, US Permanent Resident
Residency: Georgia
Student Plans To Attend: North Georgia College & State University
Student Activities: Reserve Officers Training Corps
Military Service:
Person serving: Student.
Application Requirements: Application Form
Contact: Visit the website listed to download an application.
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Award Details

Governor’s Scholarship Program (Cancelled)

Amount: $804 per academic year
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Renewable.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: College Freshmen, HS Seniors
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
GPA: 3.0
Citizenship: United States, US Permanent Resident
Residency: Georgia
Student Attends School In: Georgia
Other Comments: Intended for students who were named Valedictorian of their graduating high school class or named STAR students. Please visit the website listed for more information.
Application Requirements: Please visit the website listed for regulations and eligibility requirements.
Contact: A Governor’s Scholarship Application is automatically mailed to Georgia’s valedictorian and STAR students.
Website: NA


HOPE – Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally

Amount: full tuition and $300 academic book allowance
Awards per Year: Varies.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, All Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Georgia
Other Comments: This scholarship continually undergoes changes to the program as the state revises the program, please visit the website listed for a complete description of updated rules and regulations.
Application Requirements:
Contact: Please visit the application website to determine the type of application you need OR to download a HOPE application.
Website: Award Details

Scholarship for Engineering Education

Amount: $3,500;
Awards per Year: Varies each year
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: All Undergrads, HS Seniors
Majors/Fields of Study: Engineering
GPA: 2.5
Citizenship: United States, US Permanent Resident
Residency: Georgia
Other Comments: This program is designed to provide service-cancelable loans to Georgia residents who are engineering students at Mercer University (Macon campus) and retain those students as engineers in the State.
Application Requirements: Please visit the website listed to determine the eligibility and obligation requirements. Application Form, Promissory Note
Contact: Visit the website below to download an application and promissory note
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Award Details

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