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Scholarship Events

Students must be accepted to the Georgia Southern University and submit the MyScholarships application prior to these deadlines for consideration. Meeting the suggested requirements to be competitive does not guarantee an invitation to an interview weekend. All invited students will be contacted at least three weeks prior to each event.


Southern Scholars Showcase is a scholarship interview weekend for select students who score a minimum of 1300 on the SAT or 28 composite on the ACT and have a strong academic record in high school courses with at least a 3.2 unweighted GPA. Those invited to this event will interview for valuable academic scholarships on the Statesboro Campus, regardless of primary campus choice. A select number of finalists who apply to the University Honors Program will interview for the 1906 Scholarship. The deadline to apply for consideration for Southern Scholars Showcase is November 1, 2018. Additional information regarding the events will be sent to selected students.


Scholars’ Day is a scholarship interview weekend for select students who score a minimum of 1200 on the SAT or a 25 composite on the ACT and have a strong academic record in high school courses with at least a 3.2 unweighted GPA. Those invited to this event will interview for academic scholarships on the Statesboro and Armstrong Campuses (Liberty students will interview at the Armstrong Campus). Select students will also be invited to interview for University Honors Program awards, the Southern Leaders Program (Statesboro) and the Emerging Leaders Program (Armstrong). The deadline to apply for consideration for Scholars’ Day is February 1, 2019. Additional information regarding the events will be sent to selected students.


The Southern Leaders Conference & Interview Day is an interview and leadership education event for students applying for the Southern Leaders Program who have shown outstanding leadership in high school and leadership and involvement in the community through volunteer activities. Those invited to this event will interview for entrance into the Southern Leaders Program, with a select few also receiving the Southern Lead Scholarship. Attendees will also attend fun and educational sessions on leadership development. The deadline to apply for consideration for the Leadership Conference is February 1, 2019. Additional information regarding this event will be sent to eligible students. The Southern Leaders Conference & Interview Day is currently only offered on the Statesboro Campus. Students will be notified as these events become available for students applying to the Armstrong Campus and the Liberty Campus.

Last updated: 8/15/2018