Purpose: This scholarship

represents the Atlanta Alumni Chapter’s pledge and commitment to assist the University in attracting and recruiting quality students found in metro Atlanta and surrounding areas of Georgia. The alumni are convinced that high academic achievers from Georgia are needed on the campus to serve as role models for all students matriculating at the University. Level of Award: Depending upon the applications received, a minimum of two awards will be presented to the deserving students who meet the eligibility criteria. This scholarship can include books. 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to university changes in the award payment process of scholarship recipients, funds will not be dispersed until FALL semester. 

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, a candidate must:

  1. Be a high school student from the metro Atlanta area or surrounding areas of Georgia.
  2. Have been accepted for admission to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and be committed to attending, entering as a freshman in the Fall You must include a copy of your acceptance letter from the university in your application packet and your banner ID.
  3. Have accumulated a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  4. Include two recommendation letters: one school official (teacher, counselor, or administrator) and one non-school official (mentor, coach, minister, or employer).

Options for submitting recommendation letters: Teacher/educator can submit PDF letter that has school or district logo. Teacher/educator can write/submit recommendation letter via email.Non-educators (employer, coach, mentor, etc.) can submit either PDF or email.