Georgia PTA Scholarships assist students who have successfully completed high school and who are interested in furthering their education in a college, university or post-secondary institution. Georgia PTA Scholarships, the first of which was established in 1963, are funded solely through memberships, local unit PTA, Council contributions and other donations. The number of awards and amounts of each scholarship vary year-to-year depending on the donations.

This is a one-year, non-renewable grant.

A student is eligible to apply for a Georgia PTA Scholarship if he/she:
  1. Is a graduating senior of a Georgia high school with a PTA/PTSA.
  2. Parent/guardian is a current member of PTA/PTSA. The PTA/PTSA must be in good standing (i.e., dues paid, approved bylaws on file).
  3. Student AND parent/guardian must provide a copy of PTA/PTSA membership card with application.
  4. Will attend a college, university, post-secondary institution or trade/vocational school during the upcoming school year.
  5. Has exhibited good character.
  6. Has a satisfactory scholastic record. Grade point 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  7. Has not received a full scholarship(s) and/or does not have a financial need.
  8. Is NOT related to a member of the Georgia PTA Board of Directors nor an appointed Specialist or Consultant.

Don’t forget to include these items in your application package:

  • Proof of your PTA membership
  • Descriptive essay (maximum two pages) outlining your proposed field of study and why you have chosen this career field.
  • Two completed reference letters, written specifically for this application.
  • When mailing your application packet, please assemble packet in the following order: application, letters of recommendation, essay, transcript, and copy of membership cards.

All scholarships require current membership at PTAs in good standing, so if you’re not yet a member but are interested in applying for these opportunities, be sure to contact your local PTA and join today!

Due on or before Monday, April 16, 2018 via certified mail to:

Georgia PTA Student Scholarship
114 Baker Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30308-3366