The Community Foundation of South Georgia manages scholarship funds established by individuals, families, businesses and organizations who desire to assist local students in continuing their education.
The Community Foundation of South Georgia currently administers over 40 scholarship funds established by generous donors whose wish is to invest in the future of the next generation. These funds help deserving students pursue their dreams of higher education while easing their financial burden. Each scholarship was designed with its own specific criteria and purpose. Award amounts and deadlines vary for each fund.
Creating Your Own Scholarship Fund
Our Scholarship Funds create educational opportunities for students in South Georgia and beyond. If you are interested in supporting education by starting your own scholarship fund, we are here to help!
Whether it’s memorializing a loved one, leaving a legacy or a passion for education, our scholarship funds can help make a lasting impact in the life of a student pursing a degree in higher education. Scholarship Funds may be established with a gift of $10,000 or more and donors are able to establish their own guidelines to determine who is eligible to apply.
Rely on the Community Foundation to manage all of the details of your Scholarship Fund. From accepting applications and committee reviews to handling awards and making payments to colleges or institutions, we make sure the process is smooth from start to finish.
If you are interested in finding out more about how to start your own Scholarship Fund, contact us!
The James Eunice Legacy Scholarship Fund
Since 2011, The James Eunice Legacy Scholarship Fund has awarded over $325,000 in scholarships to over 600 students across South Georgia and North Florida. Through this fund, the John and Tammy Eunice are able to celebrate how their son James Eunice lived and how his legacy continues to impact the lives of those who hear his story. To find out more about this scholarship and others offered by the Community Foundation of South Georgia, visit Our Scholarships page.