Scholarship Guidelines for Scholarship Funds

 

Purpose

 

This scholarship provides funds for higher education to students who have been accepted at Hampden-Sydney College or the University of Virginia.It is the intent of this scholarship to recognize graduates who, though not necessarily identified as academic or athletic leaders in their senior classes, still possess the skills to be academically successful in college.†† It is also the intent that this scholarship will be awarded to a diverse group of high school graduates, including those from the following counties in Georgia:Hall, Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Franklin, Gwinnett Habersham, Jackson, Oconee, Rabun, Stephens, Walton, Fulton, Dekalb, Newton.The scholarship also includes high school graduates applying through the Lyford Cay Foundation, Inc., Nassau, Bahamas as a matching opportunity.In so doing, this scholarship will provide financial support for students who might not otherwise have an opportunity to attend Hampden-Sydney College or the University of Virginia.

 

Scholarship

  • Will provide $4100 annually for college expenses including tuition, books and fees to be awarded to high school graduates residing in the following counties of Georgia:Hall, Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Franklin, Gwinnett, Habersham, Jackson, Oconee, Rabun, Stephens, Walton, Fulton, Dekalb, Newton.
  • Will match the Lyford Cay Foundationís scholarship of $7500 for college expenses including tuition, books and fees for Bahamian students attending Hampden-Sydney College or The University of Virginia.
  • Will be renewable for up to four years of documented college coursework (must maintain a 2.0 college GPA)

 

Criteria

  • Students must apply in their senior year of high school.
  • Students must receive a College Preparatory diploma at graduation.
  • Students must provide a letter of acceptance to Hampden-Sydney College or The University of Virginia prior to receiving the scholarship.
  • Special consideration should be given to financial need.
  • Athletic and/or demonstrated leadership not required.
  • Students must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA at high school graduation to be eligible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selection Committee

 

Please indicate the proposed members of the selection committee and the basis for their membership on the committee.

 

Member Name/Address††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† Basis for membership

Bartow Morgan, Jr.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Donor

Judy Waters††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††† Executive Director of Foundation

James Steele††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Educator