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 that is in good standing (i.e., dues paid, approved bylaws on file).
  2. Student AND parent/guardian is a current member of student's PTA/PTSA .   A copy of both membership cards must be provided.
  3. Will attend a college, university, post-secondary institution or trade/vocational school during the upcoming school year.
  4. Has exhibited good character.
  5. Has a satisfactory scholastic record. Grade point 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  6. Has not received a full scholarship(s).
APPLICATION TIPS

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

  • Proof of your PTA membership
  • Describe what the PTA/PTSA means to you and your involvement in your school's PTA/PTSA.
  • Copy of transcript.
  • Student profile resume.
  • 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.

Georgia PTA Scholarship Application 2019

 

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

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 Friday, March 8, 2019 via certified mail to:

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