James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$8,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 14

Friday
Awarded By:

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 12 to 15 awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university, or technical school as an undergraduate student.
  4. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must be pursuing a degree in the arts and sciences, human services, music, or ministry.
  6. Must demonstrate a commitment to community service through school, community, or religious organizations.
  7. Preference will be given to applicants from Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students who are majoring in the arts/sciences, human services, music, or ministry. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants from Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee.

Application requirements for the James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Transcript
  • FAFSA
  • Recommendation letters (2)
Additional Information: Students must demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this scholarship. Adults returning to school in order to increase employability are eligible. Scholarships are awarded on a nondiscriminatory basis after careful review of eligible applications. Award recommendations are approved by The Community Foundation's Board of Directors, and scholarship awards are paid directly to the educational institutions where the successful candidates are enrolled.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, renewable for three additional years. Renewal students must continue to meet eligibility criteria and submit the current year's renewal form to receive funding.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $8,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 14

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 14

Applications are available online on The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta website. Please note: Students may apply for all scholarships for which they are eligible within the online application. A separate application must be created for each scholarship for which the student wishes to apply. Each student must upload the following documents to the online application: a high school or college transcript, depending on his/her current level of study; and a copy of his/her Student Aid Report (SAR). The SAR is generated by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. Each student must also provide contact information for two people who will submit letters of recommendation on his/her behalf. Recommendations must come from teachers, school personnel, or other adults who know the student well and can attest to his/her merits. Recommendations cannot come from family members. An email will be sent to each recommender with instructions for submission of the letter of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on the deadline date.
Contact: Allyssa Kiser
Address: 50 Hurt Plaza Suite 449 Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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