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)
  • Please submit applications for the Fall semester by June 30th and applications for the Spring semester by October 30th.
  • 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