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Honorable Jack P. Longino Scholarship

Posted on 06/11/2021
Honorable Mayor Longino Scholarship

Honorable College Park Mayor Jack P. Longino Scholarship
Deadline to Submit Application: June 30, 2021

In November of 2018, the City of College Park hosted the Mayor’s Ball at the Georgia International Convention Center in the City of College Park. The event was open for all to attend. The Honorable Mayor Jack P. Longino sought to support high school students in College Park who did not achieve a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or higher, as required to qualify for the Georgia HOPE Scholarship.  

With that in mind, Mayor Longino initiated fundraising efforts to provide assistance for students who ranked just shy of the Georgia HOPE Scholarship criteria. Thus, the Honorable College Park Mayor Jack Longino Scholarship fund was created.
 
By assisting students with scholarship funding, College Park provides supplemental financial assistance for families that otherwise may not have the resources.  Graduating seniors, living in the City of College Park, who do not meet the criteria for the Georgia HOPE program at graduation, can apply for the College Park Mayor Jack Longino Scholarship if they meet the eligibility requirements below. 

Eligibility:

Applicants must see all of the following conditions:
1. U.S. Citizen or proof of eligibility for non-citizen.
2. Residency of College Park, Georgia.
3. High school graduate of current school year.
4. Acceptance with the intent of attending an accredited college, university or technical program for the fall term of the academic year.
5. GPA range: 2.5 - 2.99 on a 4.0 GPA scale as of the end of the graduating semester.

Requirements:

1. Proof of Residency in the City of College Park, Georgia for at least 12 full months.
2. Proof of a High School Diploma (and transcript).
3. Submission of acceptance letter from a technical college or 2-4 year college or university program.
4. Submission of two (2) recommendation letters (cannot be a family member or associate).
5. Submission of a profile essay by June 30 deadline:
a. 500 words or more on "Why furthering education is important and the importance of receiving financial aid."

Please click here to download the application; once completed, email to 

atlantaairportrotary@gmail.com