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President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program

Apply to the Program

Applying to the Program

We encourage all high school seniors with a strong academic, service, and leadership background to apply. Students accepted into the program become Mix Scholars and may be eligible for other GSW scholarships. Recipients must meet program requirements, maintain a 3.0 grade point average or higher, and live on campus the first two years in order to extend the scholarship.

The deadline to apply for the program for Fall admission is February 1st. To apply, complete the GSW Scholarship Application. At the end of the application, check "yes" that you are interested in the PJCLP, and include the required document detailed.

  • Minimum 1100 on the SAT or an ACT composite score of 22
  • High school GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Demonstration of strong leadership skills
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Program Contact

President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program

Mikela Barlow
Program Coordinator
Student Success Center Room 3416



Program Application Steps


Apply to GSW

Complete the online admission application for GSW. Send all requested documentation in order to complete the admission process.


Verify Account

Upon admission, you will receive CanesNet credentials. Please verify your account in order to apply for scholarships.


Apply for Program

Complete the online scholarship application (using CanesNet Credentials) before the February 1st Deadline.



If you meet qualifications, you will be invited to an on-campus interview. Individuals selected for the program will be notified.

“I chose to attend GSW because of the prestigious academic programs, as well as the family atmosphere on campus. I also decided to attend GSW to be a member of both the men's basketball team and the President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program.”

Jordan Whitening, '23 Communication & Emerging Media
Stone Mountain, Georgia