The purpose of the scholarship program at East Georgia State College is to recognize and reward achievement among deserving new and existing students to the college on the basis of academic achievement, character, service to the community, special talents, and purpose.

The awards are made by the East Georgia State College Scholarship Committee based on available funds.

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.

Foundation Scholarships

Leadership Merit for Incoming Students

Must attend Swainsboro Campus
Up to $2,500 for the cost of educational expenses for the fall and spring semesters

Leadership scholarships are awarded for demonstrating academic achievement and demonstrating leadership/service qualities. Recipients must attend East Georgia’s Swainsboro Campus, have a minimum 2.5 GPA , at least a 900 combined Critical Reading and Math SAT score or an ACT Composite score of 19, and provide evidence of service and leadership in the school and/or community.

Incoming Freshman Application

Leadership Merit for Existing Students

May attend Swainsboro, Statesboro or Augusta Locations.  Minimum of 30 hours earned, minimum of 3.0 GPA

Leadership scholarships are awarded for demonstrating academic achievement and demonstrating leadership/service qualities.

Existing Student Application

Non-Traditional Merit

Up to $1,000 for the cost of educational expense for the fall and spring semesters

Non-Traditional Scholarships are awarded to adults who have been out of high school or college for at least 5 years. Recipients must attend East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro Campus and must show evidence of service to community.