BEAR Program

At Athens State, we know it isn’t how you started that matters – it’s how you finish – and we are committed to helping you get back on the path towards finishing your degree!

B.E.A.R. Program

No matter where your path has taken you now is your time!

The “Benefits of Education by Academic Readmission”, or B.E.A.R. Program can help you connect with the resources needed…

  • readmission assistance.
  • dedicated academic advising.
  • guided course selection & registration assistance.
  • opportunities for financial assistance.

Have questions? Contact the Office of Admissions today!

Resume Your Journey

B.E.A.R. Scholarship

The B.E.A.R. Scholarship is an opportunity made available to eligible students participating in the B.E.A.R. Program

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a returning student under the BEAR program
  • Must have a minimum overall 2.5 GPA
  • Must register for a minimum of six credit hours(This requirement can be altered if the student is in extreme need or requires less than six credit hours to graduate)

Priority Deadlines

  • Spring 2022: November 15, 2021
  • Fall 2022: July 15, 2022