Student Activities Participation Scholarships – Athens State University

Student Activities Leadership Scholarships (up to two awarded per year)

  • Application Deadline: March 31 for award the following fall semester
  • Eligibility: newly admitted students with a minimum 3.0 GPA; must demonstrate leadership through participation in student clubs or organizations and assist the Office of Student Activities with campus activities; must be enrolling full-time (minimum 12 hours in both the fall and spring semesters)
  • Requirements (all must be submitted by the application deadline):
    • Meets admission requirements; completed application for admission
    • All official transcripts submitted to the Admissions Office
    • Completed online scholarship application, including two letters of recommendation from faculty at previous institution, student essay addressing need and qualifications, and current resume
  • Award: $2000 per semester (fall and spring only)

Applicants must not have a previous baccalaureate degree.

Athenian Scholarships (awarded to Editor and Assistant Editor of the student newspaper)

  • Application Deadline: March 31 for award the following fall semester
  • Eligibility: students with a minimum 3.0 GPA; will have responsibility to oversee publication of the student newspaper, The Athenian; must be enrolling full-time (minimum 12 hours in both the fall and spring semesters)
  • Requirements (all must be submitted by the application deadline):
    • Meets admission requirements; completed application for admission
    • All official transcripts submitted to the Admissions Office
    • Completed online scholarship application, including two letters of recommendation from faculty at previous institution, student essay addressing need and qualifications, and student writing sample
  • Award: Editor – $2000 per semester (fall and spring); $1300 (summer, 8 hours maximum)
  • Award: Assistant Editor – $1300 per semester (fall and spring only)

Applicants must not have a previous baccalaureate degree.

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