Foundation Scholarships


Get started at Gordon with help from the Gordon State College Foundation.

The quality of the educational experience should be the main reason for choosing Gordon State College, but we realize that expenses may also be a major consideration for you and your family. The Gordon State College Foundation is committed to providing as many resources as possible to assist you in earning a high-quality education.

Through generous donations from Gordon State College alumni and supporters, the Gordon State College Foundation provides annual scholarships ranging from $400 to $3,000 annually.  Click the button below to view the list of scholarships available.  Only one application is required.  Application deadlines are April 1 and October 1.


Apply for a Foundation Scholarship

Before you begin:
  • To access the scholarship application portal you must have submitted an application for admission, received access to your student account, and setup a password.
  • Request the email address of an individual (non-relative) that will provide a recommendation for you and should be someone familiar with your community service activities and/or academic performance.  For example, a current or former teacher, counselor or school official, employer or supervisor, volunteer coordinator, civic program director, representative from a service agency, youth group leader or scout leader.
  • Write an essay (500 words or less) about why you chose your major or career path.  You will be able to cut and paste the essay into your application.

Click on the button below to begin your application:

  • When directed, enter the email address of an individual (non-family) that will fill-out a recommendation form for you.  They will receive an email with a link to complete your recommendation. You will receive an email when the recommendation has been completed.
  • After your recommendation has been received you must log back into the portal to complete the submission your application.

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