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GNTC Foundation Scholarships

Apply for Fall 2019 Scholarships!

  • Enrollment Date begins: June 1, 2019
  • Application Deadline: July 31, 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 July 20, 2019.

Step 4: Notification

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

Step 5: Thank You Letters

All students who have been awarded scholarship funds must write and upload a thank you letter by August 20, 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.

GNTC Foundation Scholarships - Fall Semester 2019

B.J. Pharr Scholarship

B.J. Pharr Scholarship has been established to reward academic excellence and provide financial assistance for full-time students working toward the completion of a degree in the Respiratory Care Program on the Floyd Campus.

  • Award Amount: $500, Awards Per Semester: 1

GNTC Scholarship

The Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation Scholarship is for all students enrolled in any program of study leading to a certificate, diploma, or associate degree.

  • Award Amount: $500, Awards Per Semester: 2

Grizzard Scholarship

Created by the family of Vernon & Gaynelle Grizzard for the purpose of providing educational assistance to the children and grandchildren of Southeastern Mills, Inc. employees, residing in Floyd County. The scholarship amount will vary from year to year based on the number of eligible applicants.

  • Award Amount: Varies, Awards Per Semester: Varies

Manufacturers Education Foundation Scholarship

To provide a financial incentive for students enrolled in one of the following areas of study: Electrical Construction and Maintenance, Electronics and Telecommunications, Engineering Technology, Industrial Systems Technology, Machine Tool Technology, Precision Manufacturing and Maintenance, Welding and Joining Technology.

  • Award Amount: $500, Awards Per Semester: 1

Patrick D. Doyle Law Enforcement Scholarship

To reward academic excellence and provide a financial incentive for students working toward the completion of a Basic Law Enforcement certification and a degree in Criminal Justice

  • Award Amount: $500, Awards Per Semester: 1

Rome Home Builders Association Scholarship

The Rome Home Builders Association Scholarship is to reward academic excellence and provide a financial incentive for students working toward the completion of a diploma, degree or certification in Construction-related programs on the Floyd, Gordon (Calhoun) and Polk County (Cedartown) Campuses.

  • Award Amount: $500, Awards Per Semester: 2

Shannen Ferry Memorial Scholarship

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

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

Steve Patton Scholarship

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

  • 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.

  • Award Amount $350, 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. The applicant may be enrolled full or part-time.

  • Award Amount $350, Estimated Awards per Semester: 2

Additional Scholarships

  • American Legion Past President Parlay Scholarship - All GNTC Nursing students may apply.  Applicant must be the descendant of a veteran or a veteran and must be sponsored by a local unit of the American Legion Auxiliary.
  • Bobby Blair Technical School Scholarship - GNTC students may apply who attend Floyd, Bartow, Gordon or Polk counties.   There are no restrictions on the area of study and the returned application must have a letter of recommendation from a faculty member by May 1, 2019.
  • ChaTech Scholarship
  • EGIA (Electric & Gas Industries Association) Foundation is also offering HVACR scholarships. Up to 20 eligible students will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship to pursue an HVACR degree, certificate, and diploma at an accredited community college, technical/vocational school, or approved technical institute during the 2019-2020 academic year. The deadline to apply is April 30th. More information is provided on their website.
  • NORDSON Builds Scholarship - 2019 Application Deadline May 15, 2019 -  Technical college students are of high interest to NORDSON and are encouraged to apply.  Programs of study:  Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial and Software) Machining, Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Management, Business Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Industrial Management, Information Technology and engineering-related STEM majors leading to a career in industry. 
  • Rees Scholarship  - The Rees Scholarship Foundation offers multiple scholarship programs to support the HVACR industry. Application Deadline June 1, 2019.  All students will be notified via email of the Rees committee’s decision by August 1, 2019.
  • Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship - Applicants for the JRF Scholarship must be:  A woman, age 35 or older; low-income (based on income guidelines); a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States and; pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate’s degree, or a first bachelor’s degree.  Apply in November 2019 for 2020 funding.

 

GNTC Foundation does not bear responsibility for the following opportunities available through third-party scholarship providers.