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This scholarship is available to COE undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Early Childhood or Middle Grades Education. A minimum GPA is required: 3.0 for undergraduates and 3.5 for graduates. Candidates must have an established financial need. Candidates must show evidence of definite plans for a career in elementary or middle grades education (K-8) in the state of Georgia. Please address this in your personal essay.

How to Apply

  1. Download the current version of the scholarship guide.
  2. Prior to beginning your application, identify all scholarships you will be applying for. You will not be able to add information or additional scholarships to your application once it has been submitted. Have the following available to upload before beginning the application:
    1. A typed, double-spaced personal essay. This essay should include information about yourself, including your professional and educational goals, financial need or how a scholarship will assist you in achieving your goals, as well as specific information requested by each of the scholarships you are applying for.
    2. A signed COE Scholarship Application Permission Form (see p. 6 of scholarship guide).
    3. Optional resume.
  3. Complete the online application.
  4. Submit three (3) signed letters of recommendation/reference. Any additional letters, beyond the three required, will not be considered. Your references may submit recommendations online or mail them in a sealed envelope to:
Office of Student Services 122 Aderhold Hall 110 Carlton St. Athens, GA 30602

Decision notifications: May

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Application Information

Deadline to apply:
February 20, 2019

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