Atlanta Alumni Chapter – High School Scholarship

 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 2021. 

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 2021 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.  

**Please do not include letters from relatives**

  • Include an official copy of your high school transcript. Scan or take a photo of your transcript.
  • Include a copy of your senior photo or current head shot.

Method of Application: All items must be completed AND TYPED for your application to be considered. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Applications can be sent to (atlaggiealum@gmail.com

DEADLINE: MARCH 5, 2021

Atlanta Alumni Chapter – Scholarship Application
  • Personal Information
  • Parent / Guardian Information
  • Essays:
  • Documentation
I affirm that I plan to pursue a degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University for the start of the [Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 (circle one)] semester. I understand that this scholarship will only be awarded to the candidate who meets the criteria of being a Georgia High School senior with a commitment to attend North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. If selected as an Atlanta Alumni Chapter Scholar, I agree to maintain proper communication with the alumni chapter after the award is received. I affirm that this application is the best representation of me. I affirm that the information contained herein is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief.

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