The Right Path Scholars Fund
The purpose of the Right Path Scholars Fund is to help students from Houston, Jones, Peach and Bibb Counties pursue higher education.
- Applicants must be current residents of Houston, Jones, Peach or Bibb County in Georgia
- Applicants may be graduating high school seniors or current college students. Applicants may have attended a public, private, or charter high school or have been home-schooled.
- Enrolled at, or accepted to, an accredited public or private college, university or technical school.
- Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree.
- A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is required.
Recipients will be selected based on the following:
- Preference will be given to applicants from Houston County, Georgia.
- Indication that the applicant’s chosen major will ensure a successful career after college
- Academic Merit
- Demonstrated Financial Need
- Involvement in civic and extra-curricular activities
Additional Short Answer Questions and Attachments
On the last page of the application, applicants will select the Right Path Scholars Fund and complete the following additional information:
- A resume listing your school and community activities, athletics, awards, offices held and other relevant experiences.
- A copy of your most recent unofficial high school or college transcript.
- A copy of the first page of your FAFSA Student Aid Report that indicates the value of your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
Amount of award: At least $1,000
Number of awards: Varies, at least one
Renewable for Prior Recipients: This scholarship is not renewable, however prior recipients may re-apply each year by completing the full application.
Complete the online renewal application by March 15th of each year.
- Submit an unofficial transcript firstname.lastname@example.org at the end of each fall and spring semester for which he/she receives the scholarship.
- Maintain the eligibility criteria as defined in the scholarship’s guidelines.
If a prior recipient does not maintain the eligibility criteria or faces unique circumstances that require him/her to take time off or take a reduced course load for a semester, the student should contact the Community Foundation to determine if he/she is eligible for continued funding.