Georgia scholarships offer an exciting opportunity for domestic students to pursue their education without any financial hindrances. These opportunities are open to those Georgian students who want to pursue their higher studies in their home country or abroad. Georgia has 62 public colleges, universities and technical colleges that offer financial aid for higher learning. There are also worldwide organizations that provide financial aids to Georgians on the basis of both merit and need. Some are listed below-
Hope funding for Georgian residents
A Hope program is running in Georgia that helps students who have an excellence record in academics. The hope scholarship is available to all legal Georgian students who attend a public college in that state and got 3.0 or more grade point in high school. Tuition fee covers under this application and also provide a stipend for book up to 120 credit hours, in case if someone does not got 3.0 average then no need to worry, they will get it back by covering their grade under a certain period of time i.e. 30 credit hours.
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Aileen Lee funding for out of state Georgians
Aileen Lee Scholarship offers financial assistance to incoming freshmen annually at the University of Oregon. Aileen Lee scholarship select 3 women and 3 men to give this fund. This fund is given to those students who belong from any state other than Oregon and who have an excellence record in high school career in leadership, service and academic.
Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship
Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship provides $2,000 cash award annually for graduating 2015 high school seniors and who have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball. No quota system is found here. The deadline for Dixie Youth Baseball award is 1 Feb. 2015. Pursuing undergraduate studies at a college or university may apply for this.
ARRL Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship
ARRL Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Awards a $1,000 for amateur radio operators and who has any class amateur radio license. Candidates should be a resident of Georgia or Alabama. Students who are pursuing higher education and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher can achieve this application .
The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant offers funding for a resident of a state other than Ohio and should attend Heidelberg College. This is a renewable grant for 4 years and available to both first-time freshman and transfer students.
COAG funding for Georgia high school senior
COAG Scholarship offers three scholarships for any high school senior who is a resident of Georgia in United States. This scholarship is provided for the field related to government/law enforcement, political science, accounting/finance or business, pre-law.
AWS Airgas Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship
AWS Airgas Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship offers a financial fund of $2,500 every year for the undergraduate U.S. students who are pursuing a four year bachelor degree program in welding engineering. Students should have minimum 2.8 overall grade point with a 3.0 grade point average in engineering courses. The minimum age for achieving this application is 18 years. 15th Feb is the deadline. Tuition fee is covered under this application and also provide a stipend for books and award will be paid directly to academic institution by AWS Foundation.
EMU National Scholars Program
EMU National Scholars Program offers a scholarship approx $15,000 to incoming freshmen and transfer students with minimum 3.50 GPA. Transfer students should have completed 30 transferable credits and should have a resident of other than Michigan or Ohio. H-1 and H-4 and some other visa holders are not eligible for taking achievement of EMU National Scholar Program.
Watson-Brown foundation grants
Watson-Brown foundation grants provides a financial aid to Georgia and South Carolina students on merit basis. An individual annual scholarship is $3,000 and $5,000. Eligible candidate should be a High school and undergraduate college students from 18 countries in Georgia and South Carolina. More than 800 college students receive this money from the foundation every year.
GEWN Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship
GEWN Leader of Tomorrow Awards up to four $3,000 scholarships every year to female, non-traditional, full-time students and who has been a Georgia resident for last 1 year. Non-traditional is defined as a student who is at least 24 years old and have completed at least 1 year of college with a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Atlanta OU Club funding for Georgians
Atlanta OU Club is offering a 1 year scholarship to incoming freshmen at the University of Oklahoma. This fund is given to those students who are graduates high school from Georgia. The amount of this application is $1,000. Additionally $1,000 will be given by the University of Oklahoma. Applicant should have graduates of a Georgia high school. This fund covers a tuition fee only.
Julian & Jan Hester Memorial funding for Georgia high school seniors
Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Awards a financial fund to all Georgia high school seniors who are planning to take admission in Georgia University or college but the condition is that the course should be minimum of 2 years. Semi finalist applicant is selected by the local community bank and 4 finalists will be chosen by the Community Bankers Association of Georgia or the sponsoring bank. The studentships are given directly to the institute. All applications must be received by the CBA by Friday, April 10, 2015. The winners will be announced in May 2015.