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Achieve Atlanta Scholarships
$20,000
The Achieve Atlanta scholarship is a need-based award designed to support APS students pursuing various post-secondary paths after high school. For students eligible for the 4-year college scholarship, Achieve Atlanta will award $5,000 per year (renewable for up to four years of school). For students eligible for the 2-year college or technical program scholarship, the award is $1,500 per year (renewable for up to two years of school). When combined with other possible sources of financial aid, the Achieve Atlanta scholarship should greatly reduce the need for students and families to take out high-interest, private loans to pay for school....
Deadline
May 30, 2023
The Achieve Atlanta scholarship is a need-based award designed to support APS students pursuing various post-secondary paths after high school. For students eligible for the 4-year college scholarship, Achieve Atlanta will award $5,000 per year (renewable for up to four years of school). For students eligible for the 2-year college or technical program scholarship, the award is $1,500 per year (renewable for up to two years of school). When combined with other possible sources of financial aid, the Achieve Atlanta scholarship should greatly reduce the need for students and families to take out high-interest, private loans to pay for school. The Achieve Atlanta scholarship is an important part of Achieve Atlanta's broader effort to dramatically increase the number of APS students who earn a post-secondary degree or credential.

To be eligible for an Achieve Atlanta scholarship, you must:

A) Graduate from an APS high school (includes charters)

B) Be enrolled in an APS high school continuously since at least the start of 11th grade

C) Graduate with a cumulative, weighted GPA of at least 75 to qualify for a scholarship to a technical school or associate degree program

D) Graduate with a cumulative, weighted GPA of at least 80 to qualify for a scholarship to a 4-year college or university

E) Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

F) Demonstrate financial need through an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of $0 – $8,000 on the FAFSA Student Aid Report (this will be determined once you complete the FAFSA)

G) Enroll full-time in an accredited, non-profit college or technical program by the fall immediately following high school graduation (NOTE: To use the scholarship outside the state of Georgia, you must attend a school that has a graduation rate of 44% or higher as determined by the College Scorecard.)
Zell Miller Scholarship
$10,258
The Zell Miller Scholarship program requires students to meet basic requirements to be awarded initially after high school graduation and maintained while enrolled in an eligible college or university (postsecondary institutions). An eligible student must: A) Meet U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements; B) Meet the postsecondary institutions Georgia Residency requirements; C) Be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at a USG, TCSG or eligible private Zell Miller eligible college or university in Georgia; D) Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements; E) Meet academic achievement standards; F) Be in good standing on all student loans or other financial aid...
Deadline
May 31, 2023
The Zell Miller Scholarship program requires students to meet basic requirements to be awarded initially after high school graduation and maintained while enrolled in an eligible college or university (postsecondary institutions). An eligible student must:

A) Meet U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements;
B) Meet the postsecondary institutions Georgia Residency requirements;
C) Be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at a USG, TCSG or eligible private Zell Miller eligible college or university in Georgia;
D) Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements;
E) Meet academic achievement standards;
F) Be in good standing on all student loans or other financial aid programs;
G) Be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990;
H) Not have exceeded the maximum award limits for any HOPE program

Note: Students must not be in default on any federal or state of Georgia student loan, grant, or scholarship. If a student goes into default on a federal or State of Georgia student loan, the loan must be repaid in full, or the default status resolved before eligibility can be determined for Zell Miller Scholarship. Students must not owe a refund on a state of Georgia scholarship or grant program. The refund amount must be paid in full before eligibility can be determined for Zell Miller Scholarship.

The Zell Miller Scholarship program requires students to meet academic eligibility requirements in addition to the basic requirements. The type of high school or home study program a student attends and graduates from determines the student's Zell Miller Scholarship academic eligibility requirements.

1) Initial Academic Eligibility for the Zell Miller Scholarship

Types of high schools for Zell Miller Scholarship

An eligible high school or an accredited home study program is one which is accredited by at least one of the approved accrediting agencies listed below; this is true even if the high school or home study program is located outside the state of Georgia or outside of the United States.

A high school not accredited by one of the approved accrediting agencies as listed below is considered an ineligible high school.

A home study program which is not accredited by one of the approved accrediting agencies as listed below is considered an unaccredited home study program.

Below are the approved accrediting agencies for high schools and home study programs.

High schools and home study programs located in Georgia must be accredited by one of the following approved agencies:

A) Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

B) Georgia Accrediting Commission

C) Georgia Association of Christian Schools

D) Association of Christian Schools International

E) Georgia Private School Accreditation Council

F) Southern Association of Independent Schools

G) Georgia Independent School Association.

High schools and home study programs located outside of Georgia must be accredited by one of the following approved agencies:

A) Southern Association of Colleges and Schools;

B) New England Association of Schools and Colleges;

C) Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools;

D) North Central Association of Colleges and Schools;

E) Northwest Accreditation Commission;

F) Western Association of Schools and Colleges;

G) Alabama Independent School Association; or

H) Southern Association of Independent Schools.

The high school or home study program must be accredited by an approved accrediting agency as listed above at the time of the student's graduation or completion. The accrediting agency should be listed on their website.

2) How do I apply for the Zell Miller Scholarship?

A student may apply for the scholarships by completing the GSFAPP (one time completion) or FAFSA (completed each academic year). Check with the postsecondary institution's financial aid office for scholarship eligibility after submitting an application. Additional documentation may be required by the postsecondary institution.
Georgia HOPE Scholarship
$7,680
Georgia's HOPE Scholarship is available to Georgia residents who have demonstrated academic achievement. The scholarship provides money to assist students with their educational costs of attending a HOPE-eligible college in Georgia. Basic Eligibility All HOPE programs require students to meet basic requirements. An eligible student must: A) Meet HOPE's U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements; B) Be a legal resident of Georgia; C) Meet enrollment requirements; D) Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements; E) Meet academic achievement standards; F) Be in good standing on all student loans or other financial aid programs; G) Be in compliance with the...
Deadline
May 31, 2023
Georgia's HOPE Scholarship is available to Georgia residents who have demonstrated academic achievement. The scholarship provides money to assist students with their educational costs of attending a HOPE-eligible college in Georgia.

Basic Eligibility

All HOPE programs require students to meet basic requirements. An eligible student must:

A) Meet HOPE's U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements;

B) Be a legal resident of Georgia;

C) Meet enrollment requirements;

D) Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements;

E) Meet academic achievement standards;

F) Be in good standing on all student loans or other financial aid programs;

G) Be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990;

H) Not have exceeded the maximum award limits for any HOPE program.

Initial Academic Eligibility for the HOPE Scholarship

The HOPE Scholarship program requires students to meet academic eligibility requirements in addition to the basic requirements. The type of high school or home study program a student attends and graduates from determines the student's HOPE Scholarship eligibility requirements.

Types of high schools for HOPE Scholarship

An eligible high school or an accredited home study program is one which is accredited by at least one of the approved accrediting agencies listed below; this is true even if the high school or home study program is located outside the state of Georgia or outside of the United States.

A high school not accredited by one of the approved accrediting agencies as listed below is considered an ineligible high school.

A home study program which is not accredited by one of the approved accrediting agencies as listed below is considered an unaccredited home study program.

Below are the approved accrediting agencies for high schools and home study programs

High schools and home study programs located in Georgia must be accredited by one of the following approved agencies:

A) Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

B) Georgia Accrediting Commission

C) Georgia Association of Christian Schools

D) Association of Christian Schools International

E) Georgia Private School Accreditation Council

F) Southern Association of Independent Schools

G) Georgia Independent School Association

High schools and home study programs located outside of Georgia must be accredited by one of the following approved agencies:

A) Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

B) New England Association of Schools and Colleges

C) Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

D) North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

E) Northwest Accreditation Commission

F) Western Association of Schools and Colleges

G) Alabama Independent School Association

H) Southern Association of Independent Schools.

The high school or home study program must be accredited by an approved accrediting agency as listed above at the time of the student's graduation or completion. The accrediting agency should be listed on their website.

How do I apply for the HOPE Scholarship?

A student may apply for the scholarships by completing the GSFAPP (one time completion) or FAFSA (completed each academic year). Check with the postsecondary institution's financial aid office for scholarship eligibility after submitting an application. Additional documentation may be required by the postsecondaryinstitution.
Georgia Realtors College Scholarship
$4,000
The Georgia REALTORS are excited to offer $1,000 undergraduate college scholarships for students majoring in a real estate or related degree. One new scholarship recipient will be selected for each school year. Once awarded, the scholarship is renewable for up to three times for a maximum of four scholarships. Please read the criteria below, complete the application and email back to the Scholarship Foundation, scholarships@garealtor.com, for consideration. The application deadline is April 5 each year for the following school year. (A school year is defined as August 1 through July 31.) A) The scholarship is available to any full-time undergraduate...
Deadline
Apr 04, 2023
The Georgia REALTORS are excited to offer $1,000 undergraduate college scholarships for students majoring in a real estate or related degree. One new scholarship recipient will be selected for each school year. Once awarded, the scholarship is renewable for up to three times for a maximum of four scholarships.

Please read the criteria below, complete the application and email back to the Scholarship Foundation, scholarships@garealtor.com, for consideration. The application deadline is April 5 each year for the following school year. (A school year is defined as August 1 through July 31.)

A) The scholarship is available to any full-time undergraduate student attending an accredited university in the state of Georgia (private or state) majoring in real estate or a real estate-related field.

B) One new applicant will be awarded a scholarship the upcoming school year (August 1 through July 31) in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship is renewable for up to three times for a maximum of four scholarships.

C) The applicant must be enrolled in college or officially going to begin college the upcoming school year (of August 1 through July 31) to apply but does not have to be a freshman.

D) All applicants will be screened and selected by the Scholarship Committee Trustees.

E) Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, meal plan, dorm fees and other directly-related school expenses. Scholarship funds cannot be used for travel or off-campus living expenses.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

The application must include the following:

A) Award(s) documentation, if any

B) If a high school student in the past five (5) years, provide a certified copy of your high school transcripts via email to scholarships@garealtor.com.

C) If not a high school student in the past five (5) years, attach a résumé of your past five (5) years of academic and/employment history.

D) A 500-600 word essay to summarize college and career plans in addition to why the applicant feels deserving of the scholarship, and

E) Two letters of recommendation; one from a teacher/professor and one from a non-family member. Letters must be signed and include contact information of the person making the recommendation.
Gourmet Foods International Culinary Scholarship
$2,500
Culinary schools have seen a 20% boost in enrollment per year over the last two years, showing a growing passion among young chefs. Unfortunately, culinary school can be extremely pricey and has grown more expensive in recent years alongside the rise in traditional college tuition. Culinary tuition now costs over $30,000 per year on average, preventing many aspiring chefs from pursuing their dreams. This scholarship seeks to support current and future students pursuing careers in culinary arts or food science. Any high school senior or undergraduate student accepted to or enrolled in an accredited culinary or hospitality school program in...
Deadline
Sep 14, 2022
Culinary schools have seen a 20% boost in enrollment per year over the last two years, showing a growing passion among young chefs.

Unfortunately, culinary school can be extremely pricey and has grown more expensive in recent years alongside the rise in traditional college tuition. Culinary tuition now costs over $30,000 per year on average, preventing many aspiring chefs from pursuing their dreams.

This scholarship seeks to support current and future students pursuing careers in culinary arts or food science.

Any high school senior or undergraduate student accepted to or enrolled in an accredited culinary or hospitality school program in Georgia with a 2.75 GPA or higher may apply for this scholarship.

To apply, please describe a topic, concept, or idea in culinary arts that interests you.
Sandy Lane Scholarship
$1,000
The purpose of this scholarship is to reward outstanding LGBTQ students and straight allies, to encourage them to continue and complete post-secondary education, and to promote a positive image of LGBTQ youth. ELIGIBILITY: A) Must be a self identified member of the LGBTQ community or a proven ally. B) Must have applied for admission to an accredited post-secondary or vocational institution. C) Must be a Georgia resident of one of the communities of the North Georgia Mountains at the time of scholarship application. Eligible counties include: Fannin, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Towns, Union and White. D) Must submit a completed Sandy Lane...
Deadline
Apr 14, 2023
The purpose of this scholarship is to reward outstanding LGBTQ students and straight allies, to encourage them to continue and complete post-secondary education, and to promote a positive image of LGBTQ youth.

ELIGIBILITY:

A) Must be a self identified member of the LGBTQ community or a proven ally.

B) Must have applied for admission to an accredited post-secondary or vocational institution.

C) Must be a Georgia resident of one of the communities of the North Georgia Mountains at the time of scholarship application. Eligible counties include: Fannin, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Towns, Union and White.

D) Must submit a completed Sandy Lane Scholarship application form along with required supporting materials by the official application submission deadline stated herein.

E) Must have satisfied the high school graduation requirements of the Georgia Department of Education.

F) The recipient of scholarship must be willing to participate and speak at any scholarship events sponsored by PFLAG Blairsville.
Georgia Nurses Association Scholarships
$500
The Georgia Nurses Foundation announces a call for applications for the biennial Georgia Nurses Foundation and Georgia Nurses Association Nursing Scholarship Awards. These programs include: The Katherine Pope Scholarship, awarded by the Georgia Nurses Foundation; the Annie Lou Overton Scholarship Georgia Nurses Association; and the Kathryn Suggs Chance Leonard Scholarship for the Georgia Nurses Foundation. The Georgia Nurses Foundation and Georgia Nurses Association Nursing Scholarship Awards provide financial assistance to qualified applicants who may be enrolled full- or part-time in an accredited nursing program. Interested students must have a GPA of at least a 2.5 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate) on...
Deadline
Jul 14, 2023
The Georgia Nurses Foundation announces a call for applications for the biennial Georgia Nurses Foundation and Georgia Nurses Association Nursing Scholarship Awards.

These programs include: The Katherine Pope Scholarship, awarded by the Georgia Nurses Foundation; the Annie Lou Overton Scholarship Georgia Nurses Association; and the Kathryn Suggs Chance Leonard Scholarship for the Georgia Nurses Foundation.

The Georgia Nurses Foundation and Georgia Nurses Association Nursing Scholarship Awards provide financial assistance to qualified applicants who may be enrolled full- or part-time in an accredited nursing program. Interested students must have a GPA of at least a 2.5 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate) on a 4.0 scale in prior nursing education.

Scholarships:

1) Annie Lou Overton Scholarship awarded by the Georgia Nurses Association

Annie Lou Overton served as Executive Director of the Georgia Nurses Association for a number of years. For her time, she was very liberal and determined to build a strong Georgia Nurses Association.

Today, Annie Lou Overton's convictions remain alive through the students honored with a scholarship in her name. Funding for this scholarship was willed to the Georgia Nurses Association by Annie Lou Overton to ensure nursing students have every opportunity to realize their potential. And, through their education and professional growth, impact the nursing profession and the world in which we live.

This award will be given to a Registered Nurse student who is seeking a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing.

GNA and GNF Board members are not eligible to apply.

2) Kathryn Suggs Chance Leonard Scholarship awarded by the Georgia Nurses Foundation

Kathryn Suggs Chance Leonard was the youngest person to serve as President of GNA. Diagnosed at age 16 with Lupus, Kathryn decided she had a lot of living to pack into the time allotted to her...and live she did. Kathryn used the news of her diagnosis to begin, what would be for her, the lifelong practice of converting life’s obstacles and barriers into a wide range of opportunities.

Always a forward thinker, Kathryn worked in a variety of nursing settings. She obtained her doctorate in nursing, married and had a daughter, and completed her professional career as Director of Graduate Programs at Georgia State University School of Nursing. Kathryn consistently advocated for the advancement of nurses and nursing. Through her roles as teacher, advocate, leader and colleague, she had a profound and lasting impact on the nursing profession as a whole. Dr. Chance (Leonard) was in every sense of the word, a truly remarkable woman.

The Kathryn Suggs Chance Leonard Scholarship will be awarded to men or women entering or already active in the profession of nursing who are enrolled in a school of nursing in Georgia. Successful candidates will demonstrate the same integrity, courage and vision that Dr. Chance (Leonard) exhibited in overcoming life’s obstacles and barriers. The scholarship will be administered through the Georgia Nurses Foundation.

This award will be given to a student who is seeking a Master’s or Doctoral degree in Nursing. GNA and GNF Board members are not eligible to apply.

3) Katherine Pope Scholarship awarded by the Georgia Nurses Foundation

With a nursing career spanning 45 years, Katherine Pope, RN, dedicated her life to the profession of nursing. She has been described as "the ideal nurse: a selfless, genuine caregiver who puts the needs of others ahead of herself”.

Ms. Pope believed that nursing enabled her to best serve her country, her fellow human beings and the community. The Katherine Pope Scholarship demonstrates the impact nursing can make to health care and to the community and extends Ms. Pope's commitment to the career advancement of nurses.

A nursing leader, beloved friend and respected colleague, Katherine Pope has always encouraged others to be their best. This scholarship in her name acknowledges future nursing leaders who are committed to excellence in their field and to the care of those in need.

This award will be given to a non-Registered Nurse student seeking a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing.
Masterpiece Smiles of Georgia Scholarship
$500
We here at Masterpiece Smiles value higher education. We understand that it can be a vital part needed to obtain your personal and professional goals. We also understand that achieving a higher education can be costly. Therefore, we have created the Masterpiece Smiles scholarship program. Eligibility To be eligible for our scholarship award, applicants must be attending college in the fall or winter of 2022. The winner must provide documentation verifying enrollment. Only one entry per applicant is allowed.
Deadline
Aug 31, 2022
We here at Masterpiece Smiles value higher education. We understand that it can be a vital part needed to obtain your personal and professional goals. We also understand that achieving a higher education can be costly. Therefore, we have created the Masterpiece Smiles scholarship program.

Eligibility

To be eligible for our scholarship award, applicants must be attending college in the fall or winter of 2022. The winner must provide documentation verifying enrollment. Only one entry per applicant is allowed.
1890 Scholars Program
$40,000
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students to attend one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. What does a scholarship under the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program provide? A scholarship under the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program provides: A) Full tuition; B) Employment with the USDA during the summer and after graduation; C) Employee benefits while employed with USDA; D) Fees; E) Books; F) Use of a laptop computer, printer, and software while on scholarship; G) Room and board for...
Deadline
Jan 31, 2023
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students to attend one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.

What does a scholarship under the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program provide?

A scholarship under the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program provides:

A) Full tuition;

B) Employment with the USDA during the summer and after graduation;

C) Employee benefits while employed with USDA;

D) Fees;

E) Books;

F) Use of a laptop computer, printer, and software while on scholarship;

G) Room and board for each of the 4 academic years.

What are the eligibility requirements for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program?

Eligibility requirements for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program are as follows: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have a high school diploma or a G.E.D. certificate and are starting their first year of college for a bachelor's degree. (Note: Since this program is intended to increase the number of students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related disciplines at participating institutions, currently enrolled bachelor-level students in these institutions are not eligible to apply.)

Applicant must:

A) Be a U.S. citizen;

B) Be an entering freshman;

C) Hold a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate;

D) Have a high school GPA of 3.0 or better;

E) Have a combined verbal/math score of 1,000 or more on the SAT or a composite score of 21 or more on the ACT;

F) Attend one of the eighteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions;

G) Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related disciplines;

H) Demonstrate leadership and community service;

I) Apply for admission to the institution(s) of his or her choice;

J) Submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official's signature;

K) Sign all applications (original signature only);

L) All application materials must be postmarked no later than February 1st and sent to the institution(s) selected by the applicant to attend.
Benny Bootle Scholarship
$5,000
A one-year scholarship available annually to a qualified undergraduate pre-engineering, engineering or architecture student attending a post-secondary educational institution within the geographic boundaries of ASHRAE Region IV (North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia) and meets the general criteria listed above. General Criteria: Scholarships are available to full-time undergraduate engineering or pre-engineering students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in a course of study that has traditionally been a preparatory curriculum for the HVAC&R profession at a school. Additional criteria for each regional scholarship is listed below. Applicants must have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least...
Deadline
Nov 30, 2022
A one-year scholarship available annually to a qualified undergraduate pre-engineering, engineering or architecture student attending a post-secondary educational institution within the geographic boundaries of ASHRAE Region IV (North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia) and meets the general criteria listed above.

General Criteria:

Scholarships are available to full-time undergraduate engineering or pre-engineering students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in a course of study that has traditionally been a preparatory curriculum for the HVAC&R profession at a school. Additional criteria for each regional scholarship is listed below. Applicants must have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0 is the highest and/or a class standing of no less than the top 30%.
Airgas - Jerry Baker Scholarship
$2,500
Jerry Baker, who sold the Southern Welding Supply Company to Airgas in 1986, continues to work for Airgas Mid America, one of Airgas' twelve regional companies, as Director of Corporate Development, working out of its Bowling Green, Kentucky branch. A graduate of Bowling Green Business University with a bachelor's degree in accounting, Jerry began his career in industrial gas and welding supplies in 1954 working for the family business, Southern Welding Supply, and became its sole owner in 1972. After selling to Airgas in 1986, Jerry continued to serve as President of Kentucky Airgas, one of the original hub companies...
Deadline
Feb 28, 2023
Jerry Baker, who sold the Southern Welding Supply Company to Airgas in 1986, continues to work for Airgas Mid America, one of Airgas' twelve regional companies, as Director of Corporate Development, working out of its Bowling Green, Kentucky branch. A graduate of Bowling Green Business University with a bachelor's degree in accounting, Jerry began his career in industrial gas and welding supplies in 1954 working for the family business, Southern Welding Supply, and became its sole owner in 1972. After selling to Airgas in 1986, Jerry continued to serve as President of Kentucky Airgas, one of the original hub companies formed by Airgas, until 1995, when the hubs were combined to create the current regional company structure. Jerry continues to show a great passion for the distribution business and has earned the respect of colleagues and customers. Through this scholarship, we hope to encourage others to get the education they need to have a successful career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor.

Purpose:

The purpose for this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to those individuals interested in pursuing a career in welding engineering.

Eligibility:

The Airgas ­ Jerry Baker Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor. All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements.

A) Applicant must be a minimum of eighteen years of age.

B) Applicant must have a minimum high school diploma or equivalent.

C) Applicant must be a full-time student as defined by the academic institution.

D) Applicant must have at least a 2.8 overall grade point average with a 3.0 grade point average in engineering courses.

E) Financial need is not required; however, priority will be given to those individuals demonstrating a financial need.

F) Priority will be given to those individuals who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor by prior work experience, clubs, organizations or extra-curricular activities.

G) Applicant must be a citizen of the United States or Canada and plan to attend an academic institution located within the United States or Canada.

H) Applicant must submit all required application information.

I) Priority will be given to those individuals residing or attending school in the states of Alabama, Georgia or Florida. (A resident is defined as having lived in the specified area for a minimum of one year.)

J) Applicants may reapply; however, persons who have received this award may reapply and may be granted the award for a maximum of four years.

The award will be presented to individuals nationwide. Applicant does not have to be a member of the American Welding Society. The AWS Foundation does not discriminate by age, race, color, national origin, disability, creed, or gender.
Morton B. Duggan Jr Memorial Award
$1,000
The Morton B. Duggan, Jr. Memorial Education Recognition Award is awarded to a student currently enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program. Preference given to candidates from Georgia and South Carolina. The American Respiratory Care Foundation may award up to $1,000 in memory of Morton B. Duggan, Jr. Applicants/nominees are accepted from all states, with preference given to candidates from Georgia and South Carolina. This award consists of a certificate of recognition, coach airfare, one night's lodging, and registration for AARC Congress. Requirements A) Completed application form. B) Must provide verification of enrollment in an accredited respiratory care training...
Deadline
May 31, 2023
The Morton B. Duggan, Jr. Memorial Education Recognition Award is awarded to a student currently enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program. Preference given to candidates from Georgia and South Carolina.

The American Respiratory Care Foundation may award up to $1,000 in memory of Morton B. Duggan, Jr. Applicants/nominees are accepted from all states, with preference given to candidates from Georgia and South Carolina. This award consists of a certificate of recognition, coach airfare, one night's lodging, and registration for AARC Congress.

Requirements

A) Completed application form.

B) Must provide verification of enrollment in an accredited respiratory care training program.

C) Must provide official transcript verifying a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.

D) An original referenced paper on some aspect of respiratory care. The paper should include a cover page giving only the title of the paper. The paper should be devoid of any information such as the applicant's name, address, or school that could provide a bias in the evaluation.

E) Must provide letters of recommendation from the program director or other senior faculty member and from the medical director or other physician instructor attesting to: a) approval of candidate's paper, b) candidate's worthiness for the award, and c) candidate's potential for a career in the profession of respiratory care.

List of Documents

To complete your online application, you must also mail supporting documents to the ARCF. The deadline for accepting applications in the ARCF office is June 1. Applications will not be considered unless accompanied by all supporting documents.

Undergraduate Award Documents

A) A letter from director of admissions verifying enrollment in an accredited respiratory care educational program.

B) An official transcript verifying a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or more on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.

C) Letters of recommendation from the program director or other senior faculty member AND from the medical director or other physician instructor attesting to:

1) Approval of candidate's paper

2) Candidate's worthiness for the award

3) Candidate's potential for a career in the profession of respiratory care