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Freshman Scholarships

Scholarships designed specifically for those that are considered First-Year Students

General Scholarships

Awarded by various organizations and entities, these scholarships may have specific criteria required in order to qualify

Private Scholarships

Funded by companies, foundations, organizations and individuals and are typically tailored to the issuing organization

Private Scholarships

Private scholarships are not offered through Georgia Southwestern and may require additional information. The deadlines for these scholarships will vary depending on the organization. Please visit each individual site for more details on applying. The scholarships listed are not all private scholarships available. Feel free to research additional private scholarships as needed. 


The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.

February 1st Deadline
Preservation Major (Full listing in Financial Aid) 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

April 1st Deadline
AICPA student affiliate member, undergrad or grad in accounting, finance or information systems
GSW Financial Aid Office or

Army Emergency Relief MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

March 1st Deadline

Hispanic College Fund

April 15th Deadline

Lilly Reintegration Scholarship

See Financial Aid or website for details

Ty Cobb Educational Foundation

June 15th Deadline
See Website

American Chemical Society Scholars Program

March 1st Deadline
See Financial Aid or website for details

Watson-Brown Foundation

April 15th Deadline
Based on merit and need
GSW Financial Aid Office or website for details

Network for Professional and Executive Women

April 15th Deadline
See Financial Aid or website for details

American Cancer Society's South Atlantic Division - Champion Program

April 15th Deadline
Childhood cancer survivor diagnosed before age 19 and currently under the age of 25
GSW Financial Aid Office or call 1-800-ACS-2345 or email

Community Bankers Association of GA Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship

April 14th Deadline
High school senior, current student; based on merit or call Lindsi Abercrombie 770-541-4490

Foundation of the National Student Nurses Associates - Frances Tompkins

Google Anita Borg Scholarship

Female Computer Science senior undergraduate or graduate, 3.5 min GPA, fulltime enrollment

Scholarship Search Engine

Scholarship by Design Award

May 1st deadline

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

June 30th deadline

Grow the Game Scholarship (Golf)

May 31st deadline

Looking for Specific Major Scholarships?

View a variety of Georgia Southwestern scholarships offered by their respective college determined by your major. 

College of Arts & Sciences     College of Business & Computing      College of Education      College of Nursing & Health Sciences

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