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EGSC Foundation Scholarships

Beginning October 1, the East Georgia State College Foundation will be accepting online applications only for scholarships.  No paper applications will be accepted.

Apply for a Scholarship

Scholarships are made possible by generous donors. They are awarded via a competitive process to EGSC students who have applied, meet certain criteria and been selected by a committee of scholarship application reviewers. Scholarships are typically awarded for educational expenses for one academic year or term (fall and spring or spring only), unless otherwise noted.

Instructions for Applying for a scholarship

In order to apply, you must have applied and been accepted as a student at EGSC. To use the online scholarship application, you will use your EGSC username and the same password you have established for your My EGSC Portal access. The scholarship application process is quick, easy and free! This is your permanent account and may be accessed at any time or from any place.

Important notes:

  • After logging in, complete the application tab first. This will match your information and scholarship criteria.
  • Make sure you have completed the FAFSA from which the Foundation determines financial need. Without this, you may still apply but your consideration for certain scholarships may be limited.
  • Essays and short answer responses are VERY important and may be into the completed in a word processing software, then copied and pasted into the application (spelling and grammar DO count!)  Please be thorough, honest and forthright without becoming wordy or repetitive; For certain scholarships, your responses have a word limit.
  • Certain scholarships may require a letter of recommendation. Be sure to personally contact a potential recommender to request a recommendation prior to sending the automated email from the scholarship system. Remember that requests for letters of recommendation will take time to be completed once you request them, so allow enough time.  You may log in to your application to check the status of letters of recommendation, which will appear as "pending" or "completed".  If you have a paper recommendation, you may upload it.
  • Please start the application process early so that you have enough time to prepare your essay/short answer responses, get letters of recommendation and obtain/attach any other required documents.
  • You may save your progress and return as needed to complete your application prior to the deadline.

After you have applied

Following the closing date for applications, the scholarship application review and awarding process will take up to 6 weeks.  Please note that we have more applicants for scholarships than we have funds to award, so not all students will receive a scholarship.  Please be patient through the process!  You may check back on the status of your scholarship application(s) by logging in to your online account.

 


External Scholarships

DISCLAIMER: The scholarships listed below are not affiliated with East Georgia State College and do not constitute endorsement by EGSC of the scholarships being offered or any organizations mentioned. Scholarships listed are for informational purposes only. It is the student’s responsibility to verify all information related to the scholarship application, including any requirements and related deadlines.


Resources for Undocumented Students

Not only do organizations provide scholarship programs and opportunities, but they also have education resources based on your state - be sure to check your current or prospective college’s scholarship and financial aid opportunities to help fund your college education.


Dr. Edward Jacobson Healthy Living Scholarship

A financial grant in the amount of $500 will be awarded each year to a higher education student who demonstrates an extraordinary level of commitment to health and wellness on both a personal and a community-wide basis.


Pineland - FRS Scholarship

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) offers an annual college scholarship program to help further higher education among rural youth.


Beco Life $1,500 Scholarship Contest

To help students achieve their educational aspirations, Beco Life is proud to announce the launch of the Beco Life $1,500 Scholarship Contest.


Exact Data “See the World” Scholarship

The Exact Data See the World Scholarship is a yearly, recurring, non-need-based award of $1,000 given to 1 student each year who wishes to travel outside the US — locations including Europe, Africa, Asia, or South America.


Job Application Center $1,000 Scholarship

Job Application Center is an online publication focused on providing helpful articles and comprehensive guides on the job application process of various companies.


The Summit Shah Scholarship

One student will be chosen to receive a $1,000 scholarship to be applied to their higher learning education.


The 2018 Visual Essay Scholarship Contest

Randolph Rice Injury Attorneys is proud to announce the launch of its annual $1,250 scholarship. The purpose is to award a one-time $1,250 scholarship to help a deserving college or university student fulfill his or her potential.


The eDoctorWeb Scholarship

eDoctorWeb Scholarship seeks to assist students pursuing further education who are passionate about the way they communicate with other people in the world and wish to make it a better place.


Duffy Law Scholarship

Duffy Law, LLC is pleased to offer a yearly $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending (or have been accepted to and will be attending) an accredited American college or university as a full-time undergraduate, graduate student, or law student.


Naked Nutrition Scholarship Program

To help the next generation of leaders with their education expenses today Naked Nutrition is pleased to offer qualifying students a scholarship of up to $1,500 for the 2018 academic year.


The FamilyAssets 2018 Scholarship

FamilyAssets is proud to offer a $3000 scholarship for one (1) eligible student during 2018 that has provided care to an elderly family member or volunteered providing care in a community setting.


Adrian Rubin Scholarship

The Adrian Rubin Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving student to assist with their education.


Kulpa Family Scholarship

The Kulpa Family Scholarship was created to help college students get one step closer to completing their degree and lessen the financial burden that comes along with going to college. To enter for a chance to receive this $1000 scholarship eligible students just have to write a short 500-word essay.


Laser Spine Institute Scholarship

Laser Spine Institute has created a new scholarship opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students who are seeking a degree in a health- or science-based program, with an interest in pursuing a career in health care, or related fields.