We are no longer accepting scholarship applications for fall 2014 freshmen.
The Office of Admissions awards scholarships to new students on behalf of the University. The Application for Scholarships and the University Honors Program is available only to new freshmen starting in the fall term and new transfers starting in the spring or fall terms. The application for fall 2015 freshmen will be available on August 1, 2014.
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Academic Scholarships and The University Honors Program
Students who score a minimum of 1300 on the SAT (math + critical reading only) or 29 composite on the ACT and have a strong academic record in high school courses are encouraged to apply for an invitation to the Southern Scholars Showcase. At this event, students will interview for valuable academic scholarships, and a select number of finalists for the 1906 Scholarship will be interviewed.
Students who score a minimum of 1200 on the SAT (math + critical reading) or a 27 composite on the ACT and have a strong academic record in high school courses are encouraged to apply for an invitation to Scholars’ Day. Students will interview for academic scholarships and the University Honors Program awards.
Additional information regarding the events will be sent to selected students.
For information about the University Honors Program, click here.
To qualify for a leadership scholarship, a student must earn a minimum 3.0 GPA, a minimum 1100 SAT (math + critical reading only) or 24 ACT, have outstanding leadership in high school, and leadership and involvement in the community through volunteer activities. Students selected as finalists will be invited to campus for a personal interview during the Leadership Conference in March. Additional information regarding this event will be sent to selected students.
Fall 2014 transfer students wishing to be considered for the University Honors Program Scholarship must submit this application by February 1, 2014. Students must be admitted to Georgia Southern University prior to this deadline for consideration.
Fall 2014 transfer students wishing to be considered for academic scholarships or admission to the University Honors Program must submit this application by May 1, 2014. Students must be admitted to Georgia Southern University prior to this deadline for consideration.
Other Scholarship Opportunities
Students can seek additional scholarship opportunities through online resources such as Fastweb, School Soup, and Academic Interest.
We also encourage eligible students to review the new Watson-Brown Foundation scholarship. It is available to students from Georgia counties Burke, Columbia, Elbert, Glascock, Hart, Jefferson, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Taliaferro, Warren, and Wilkes as well as South Carolina counties Aiken, Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenville, McCormick, and Spartenburg.