Georgia Military College State Service Scholarship Loan

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Amount
Awarded

$28,566

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 1

Saturday
Awarded By:

Georgia Student Finance Commission

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 42 new scholarships offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  3. Must be a legal resident of Georgia for 12 consecutive months or more immediately preceding the fall term for which an award is being sought.
  4. Must enroll full time.
  5. Must plan to attend Georgia Military College.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien.
  7. Must have an SAT score of 800 or higher OR an ACT score of 17 or higher.
  8. Must graduate from a high school in Georgia.
  9. Must be considered an entering freshman with no previous college credit.

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

Description: This award is available to Georgia high school seniors who are planning to attend Georgia Military College. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an SAT score of 800 or higher OR an ACT score of 17 or higher. Recipients must agree to serve in the Georgia National Guard.

Application requirements for the Georgia Military College State Service Scholarship Loan are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
  • Photograph
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • State official nomination
Additional Information: Each student must meet the following requirements: meet mental and physical health standards required for enlistment in the Georgia National Guard; and be of high moral character and demonstrate good citizenship as evidenced by the letter of recommendation.

Award Amount: Awards provide full assistance (minus other federal or state grants or scholarships) for two years of study at Georgia Military College. Recipients must live on campus and fully participate in the GMC ROTC program. The scholarship winners agree to serve in a pay status in the Georgia National Guard while at Georgia Military College and serve not less than two additional years in the Georgia National Guard. If a recipient fails to meet this obligation, the scholarship becomes a loan, which must be repaid in cash, with interest, within five years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $28,566.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Applications are available from the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) website. The student must complete the questions in Section A of the application and write an essay in Section B of the application that states why he/she believes he/she is deserving of this scholarship and discussing his/her educational and career goals. The student must attach a full-length photograph to Section B. The student must also attach a letter of recommendation from an administrative official at his/her high school. The student should then forward the application to his/her representative in the Georgia General Assembly to have Section C of the application completed. Information for state representatives is available online at www.vote-smart.org. The student must request that his/her high school guidance counselor forward his/her high school transcript, senior year class schedule, and an official copy of his/her ACT/SAT scores to the Georgia Military College Admissions Office at the address provided. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received at the Georgia Military College Admissions Office by the deadline date. Please note: The student should also apply for admission and be accepted to Georgia Military College by this date.
Contact: Ethel Houman
Address: Georgia Military College, Admissions Office 201 E. Greene St. Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

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