Application

The 2017 Application is Now Available.

The scholarship program is now offered to Bleckley County High School and Wilcox County High School students; in addition to Hawkinsville High School students.

The Charles Johnson Foundation scholarship provides:

  • new and renewal scholarships at $5,000 per year for up to four years, totaling $20,000 each to one male and one female student from Hawkinsville High School annually to attend a four-year college.
  • new and renewal scholarships at $5,000 per year for up to four years, totaling $20,000 each to one male and one female student from either Bleckley County High School or Wilcox County High School annually to attend a four-year college.
  • Application Postmarked Deadline:
    March 1, 2017

    To be considered for a new scholarship, all students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

    • Be enrolled as a senior and a student athlete at Hawkinsville High School (Hawkinsville, Ga.), Bleckley County High School (Cochran, Ga.) or Wilcox County High School (Rochelle, Ga.).
    • Have received a varsity letter in a minimum of two sports.
    • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen.
    • Must be planning to enroll in a four-year college or university in the fall of 2017 as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student.
    • Have met a minimum cumulative grade of 70% (2.0 GPA equivalent).
    • NEW: Demonstrated financial need. (see financial need statement)
    • NEW: Demonstrated volunteer commitment of time to support youth in the community.
    • Received written acceptance from your selected four-year college(s) - copy must of acceptance must be included in application.*
    • Completed and submitted application materials by the postmarked deadline of March 1, 2017.

    Renewal scholarships are made to new scholarship recipients after the student has met specific renewal and eligibility criteria.

    Click here to apply.

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