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GNTC Foundation Scholarships

Apply Now for Summer 2019 Scholarships!

  • Enrollment Date begins: March 12, 2019
  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2019


GNTC is pleased to announce a new web interface to be used in applying for Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation scholarships. AwardSpring software will facilitate and streamline your scholarship application process. All returning GNTC students who have completed one semester of study and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 are encouraged to apply.

Step 1: Create an Account

Visit AwardSpring and create an account using your student email address. You will be emailed a link to confirm your registration. Please record your password for future use, as you will use this same account and password to apply each semester.

Based on your GPA, program of study, and other factors specific to your account, you will automatically be matched with scholarships for which you qualify.

Step 2: Apply for Scholarships

Log in to your AwardSpring account. Some scholarships require an unofficial transcript or other specific documents you will need to upload. Be sure to provide all information that is requested.

You do not have to complete the application all at once. You may log back in with your student email address and password at any time.

Step 3: Register for Classes

A scholarship application for Summer Semester will not be considered for a scholarship unless you have registered for classes by May 15, 2019.

Step 4: Notification

You will be notified by student email confirming or denying your scholarship award(s) beginning May 11, 2019, but no later than May 15, 2019.

Step 5: Thank You Letters

All students who have been awarded scholarship funds must write and upload a thank you letter by May 15, 2019 in order to receive the award.

Frequently Asked Questions for GNTC Foundation Scholarships

How do I apply for a GNTC Foundation Scholarship?

  • Students must apply each term by the published deadline
  • Review the available scholarships and criteria to determine if you qualify for a particular scholarship
  • Submit the completed application online within the published deadlines
  • Please note the scholarship application deadline and the deadline for registering (located on the application) to be considered for a scholarship. No applications will be accepted after the scholarship deadline.

If I am awarded a scholarship, what happens next?

  • The Foundation Office will send an email to all students confirming or denying your scholarship award(s).
  • If you receive a scholarship, you will be required to write a “thank you” letter to the donor and upload it to the scholarship application software (AwardSpring). The donor will be named in your award email.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation Scholarships Summer Semester 2019

Shannen Ferry Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Shannen Ferry, former Program Director, Horticulture Program at GNTC. Provides financial incentive for students working toward the completion of a diploma, degree or certification in the Horticulture program on the Floyd campus.

  • Estimated Award Amount $300
  • Estimated Awards per Semester: 1

Steve Patton Scholarship

The purpose of the Steve Patton Accounting and Business Scholarship is to provide financial incentive for students attending GNTC working toward the completion of a certificate, diploma or degree in Accounting or Business Technology.

  • Estimated Award Amount $300
  • Estimated Awards per Semester: 1

Susan Greene Early Childhood Education Scholarship (WCC/CCC)

The purpose of the Susan Lynne Greene Memorial Scholarship is to reward academic excellence and provide a financial incentive for students working toward the completion of a diploma or an associate degree in Early Childhood Education on the Catoosa and Walker County Campuses.

  • Estimated Award Amount $500
  • Estimated Awards per Semester: 2

Tommy Wilson Tools Scholarship

The purpose of the Tommy Wilson Tools Scholarship is to reward academic excellence and provide a financial incentive for students working toward the completion of a diploma or degree in Air Conditioning Technology, Automotive Technology, or Machine Tool Technology on the Walker County Campus. Applicant may be enrolled full or part-time.

  • Estimated Award Amount $375
  • Estimated Awards per Semester: 2

Additional Scholarships