George and Pearl Strickland Scholarship

Awarded By:

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Varies
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 in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  4. Must be a legal resident of Georgia.
  5. Must attend Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, or Spelman College.
  6. Must demonstrate a commitment to community service.
  7. Must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

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

Description: This scholarship is available to Georgia undergraduate and graduate students who are attending Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, or Spelman College. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Application requirements for the George and Pearl Strickland Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Transcript
  • FAFSA
  • Recommendation letters (2)
Additional Information: Eligible students must demonstrate financial need and the potential for success in their chosen fields. 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: $1,000 to $2,000 annually. Previous recipients are encouraged to reapply, but must obtain and submit the current year's application form. Previous recipients are not guaranteed additional awards.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 22

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 22

All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on the deadline date.
About The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta:
Contact Information: Allyssa Kiser, Scholarships Administration Team
Address: 50 Hurt Plaza Suite 449 Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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