Foundation Scholarships

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation, Inc. offers scholarship opportunities to students. Scholarship funds are NOT paid directly to the student. Please read all application materials carefully–some restrictions apply. Foundation scholarships are reviewed by a panel of faculty/staff and awarded to a currently enrolled part-time or full-time SCTC student. Student must be a Georgia resident, in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher in a certificate, diploma or degree program. Scholarship recipients must write a thank-you note to donor. All scholarships are need-based. All applications require uploading and attaching a current Federal Tax Return with all social security and bank numbers redacted (marked out) plus a 250-word essay explaining how receiving the scholarship will help you attain your educational plans and career goals. Some scholarships require an attached list of course-required textbook and/or tool (supply list) and cost estimate.

Applications for FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS for SUMMER SEMESTER 2017 will be accepted online from February 23 to March 23, 2017 and results will be announced in a personal email to applicant in early May 2017.

Scholarships Available for Summer 2017:

Available Foundation Scholarships:

GED/Advancement-to-College Textbook Scholarship is a $250 textbook scholarship awarded to a recent Southern Crescent Technical College GED graduate (completed within the last 12 months) who scored over 580 on the GED test and who has enrolled in Southern Crescent Technical College. Attach a copy of GED test scores. List of textbooks with cost estimate required with application.
 
High School-to-College Textbook Scholarship is a $300 textbook scholarship awarded to a recent high school graduate (graduated within the last 24 months) who is enrolled at Southern Crescent Technical College. On application, list names of High School instructor and/or counselor and attach a copy of high school transcripts. List of textbooks with cost estimate required with application.
 

General Foundation Scholarships:

Bill Walden Memorial Textbook Scholarship is a $300 textbook scholarship. Established in memory of former SCTC Business Management instructor Bill Walden for his commitment and contributions to the College. List of textbooks with cost estimate required with application.
 
John Bradley Memorial Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 toolbox scholarship for the purchase of program-required tools, uniforms, equipment, and/or supplies. Established in memory of John Bradley, former Automotive Collision and Repair instructor at the College, who died of cancer in 2006. List of tools/supplies with cost estimate required with application.
 
Mighty Thunder Lions Tuition Scholarship is a $900 tuition scholarship to a student who is NOT eligible for the HOPE Grant/Scholarship, WIOA and/or The PELL Grant and/or any other financial aid. Applicants for this scholarship may also include those who have capped-out on financial aid.
 
Trevor Alexander Memorial Tuition Scholarship is a $250 tuition and fees scholarship to a student who is eligible for the HOPE Grant/Scholarship but is NOT eligible for The PELL Grant. Established in memory of Trevor Alexander, an Assessment Specialist at the College, who died of cancer in August 2013.
 
Upson EMC Foundation Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship. Student must be a Georgia resident and must live in one of the six counties Upson EMC serves: Crawford, Pike, Meriwether, Talbot, Taylor and Upson.
 

Program Specific Foundation Scholarships:

Cooper Family Culinary Arts Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship in the Culinary Arts program.
 
Frank Jolly Memorial Business Management Scholarship is a $250 tuition and textbook scholarship to a student in a Business Management program. Established in memory of Victor Franklin Jolly, who retired after 41 years as a prominent banker and community leader. He served as president and Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Bank and Trust Company from 1974 until his retirement in 1991. This scholarship is provided through the generous donations of Mr. Jolly’s daughter, Nan Jolly Moore and her husband, Len Moore, both former employees of Griffin Technical College/Southern Crescent Technical College. Mr. Jolly passed away April 2011.
 
George Capo, D.O. Medical Assisting Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a student in the Medical Assisting program. Funded by Dr. Capo, who is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine, specializes in Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine in Spalding and Upson counties.
 
Jack Cunningham Memorial Carpentry Scholarship is a $250 toolbox scholarship awarded to a student enrolled in the Carpentry or Construction Management program. Established in memory of Jack Cunningham by his wife, Pat, who taught at Griffin Technical College. The scholarship commemorates Jack Cunningham’s love of carpentry. List of tools/supplies with cost estimate required with application.
 
Lespedeza Fund Scholarship, honoring the memory of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Allen and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnson, is a $1,000 tuition, textbook and toolbox need-based scholarship awarded to a first-generation student* enrolled in one of the following programs: Allied Health,Business Technology, Criminal Justice, Industrial Systems Technology and Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The Lespedeza Fund Scholarship is limited to being awarded twice to an individual student. After a student has been awarded this scholarship a second time, they are no longer eligible to apply for or receive funds from this scholarship. *Note: A first-generation college student is defined as a student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have not completed a degree or any education beyond high school. This means that you are the first in your family to attend college to attain a certificate, diploma or degree.
 
Panasonic Automotive Systems Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $500 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a student in the Technical and Industrial programs. Funded by Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, a leader in automotive infotainment and connectivity system solutions, to support education for business and industry growth.
 
SCTC Culinary Arts Advisory Committee Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to student in the Culinary Arts program.
 
SCTC Medical Assisting Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a student in the Medical Assisting program.
 
For additional information on foundation scholarships contact:
PH: (770) 229-3466 FAX: (770) 229-3236 Email: scholarships@sctech.edu