Scholarship requirements

Applications must:

  • be between the ages of 16 – 25 years old
  • be a dependent of a parent who was seriously, catastrophically or fatally injured in a work related accident,  meeting the criteria of the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act and resulting in financial need
  • Enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary school (university, technical college, etc.) or high school. Kids’ Chance does not fund part-time students
  • Applicant must not have already obtained a bachelor’s degree. Kids’ Chance does not fund graduate degree programs

Conditions of application

  • Scholarships are awarded for one academic year and each student must reapply each year to continue funding
  • Scholarship funding must not exceed five academic years (10 semesters)
  • The deadline for Fall semester is June 30, 2019.  The deadline for Spring semester is October 30th. Any applications received past the deadline will not be processed and the applicant must wait until the following academic year to reapply
  • All applications are subject to review by the Scholarship Committee and approval of the full Kids’ Chance of Georgia Board of Directors
  • All scholarships are contingent upon funds made available to Kids’ Chance of Georgia