Scholarships Programs

For the stability of our staff and faculty, we have developed a comprehensive compensation and performance assurance package. This allows them to better focus on their core tasks.


Students with disabilities, first-generation students, and low-income students receive comprehensive services through the SSS program. The primary purpose of SSS is to help MySouthGeorgian students transition, retain, and graduate.

Various Scholarship Programs

Scholarships are offered in a variety of ways at Georgia Southern. Some of them includes:

Scholarship For First-Year Students

The Office of Admissions administers scholarships for freshmen and career changes. Explore scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship Continues

The MyGeorgiaSouthern Scholarship Portal is a great resource for graduate students looking for scholarships. This allows students to benefit from various scholarships, including departmental, general, and study abroad scholarships.

State Scholarship

The Georgia Student Finance Commission administers state scholarship and grant programs. Visit or contact the Georgia Student Finance Commission for more information.

Hope Bag

HOPE Scholarships are unique Georgian programs that reward diligent Georgian students with scholarships to teach degree programs at qualified public colleges, universities, technical colleges or private institutions in Georgia. The HOPE scholarship program is open to high school graduates with a GPA of at least 3.0 in their undergraduate studies.


Zell Miller Bag

Georgia residents are eligible for Zell Miller Scholarships with a GPA of 3.0 or a SAT score of 1200 in reading and math or a composite score of 26 if they graduate from high school. ACT To remain eligible, Checkpoint students must have at least a 3.3 college GPA.

Georgia HERO Bag

The Georgia HERO (Helping Educate Reservists and Their Descendants) Scholarship was created to provide financial support for students seeking post-secondary education.

Current members, children, and spouses of the Georgia National Guard or U.S. Military Reserves stationed abroad on active duty,

Georgia residents enrolled in an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Engineering and Technology (ABET) are eligible for the Minority Engineering Scholarship Program (MSEE).