Scholarships

Statewide Scholarships

  • HOPE Scholarship

    Description

    Georgia's HOPE Scholarship is available to Georgia residents who have demonstrated academic achievement. The scholarship provides money to assist students with their educational costs of attending a HOPE eligible college in Georgia.  To learn more about the HOPE Scholarship Program, visit www.gacollege411.org.

    How to Apply

    Apply by submitting the VSU HOPE Processing Application. You must have a completed Financial Aid File. 

  • ZELL MILLER HOPE SCHOLARSHIP

    Description

    Georgia's Zell Miller HOPE Scholarship is available to Georgia residents who have demonstrated superior academic achievement. The scholarship provides money to assist students with their educational costs of attending a HOPE eligible college in Georgia.  To learn more about the Zell Miller HOPE Scholarship Program, visit www.gacollege411.org.

    How to Apply

    Apply by submitting the VSU HOPE Processing Application. You must have a completed Financial Aid File. 

  • Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Georgia Scholarship

    Description

    Full tuition awarded throughout the State of Georgia on a rotating basis. Must be a Georgia resident, undergraduate with superior academic achievement, good citizenship and financial need.

    How to Apply

    Apply by submitting the VSU General Scholarship Application.

  • Ty Cobb Scholarship

    Description

    Awarded annually to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  To qualify, one must be a Georgia resident, demonstrate financial need, and possess at least a “B” average.

    How to Apply

    Applications available from:

    Ty Cobb Foundation
    P.O. Box 725
    Forest Park, Georgia 30051

    Or by e-mail: tycobb@mindspring.com

Major-Based Scholarships

  • Lee M. Bennett Art Scholarship

    Description

    VSU students majoring in art, who meet certain criteria are eligible to apply for this scholarship, created by Mrs. Bennett’s will.

    How to Apply

    Apply to the Department of Art & Design

  • Wesley Ren Christie Scholarship

    Description

    This scholarship is provided for communication arts majors. High school seniors must have a combined SAT score of at least 1100.  Applicants for this scholarship will be chosen on the basis of SAT or ACT scores, the academic average and standing in high school or junior college, and an original essay.

    How to Apply

    Apply to the Department of Communication Arts

  • LaForrest Eberhardt Theatre Scholarship

    Description

    This scholarship is awarded to theatre majors based on a combination of academic achievement and audition or portfolio presentation.

    How to Apply

    Apply to the Department of Theatre Arts

  • Golden Circle Theatre Scholarship

    Description

    This scholarship is awarded to theatre majors based on a combination of academic achievement and audition or portfolio presentation.

    How to Apply

    Apply to the Department of Art & Design

  • Bernard L. Linger Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship

    Description

    This endowed scholarship was created to honor the memory of Bernard L. Linger and is awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in music, art,or communication arts. The recipient must have carried a minimum of fifteen (15) credit hours per semester during the year prior to application and must have maintained an overall 3.5 grade point average. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years if the student maintains a 3.5 cumulative grade point average and continues to major in music, art, or communication arts.

    How to Apply

    Apply to the College of the Arts

  • Ola Lee Means Scholarship

    Description

    This non-renewable scholarship is offered to outstanding students in the field of English and those enrolled in a program in the College of the Arts. In even numbered years, the award will be made to a student majoring in English. In the odd numbered years, the award will be made to a student enrolled in a College of the Arts major of study. Recipients are selected by the appropriate college or department.

    How to Apply

    Apply by submitting the VSU General Scholarship Application

  • Louise Sawyer Theatre Scholarship

    Description

    This scholarship fund established in memory of Louise Sawyer is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in theatre arts. Recipients are selected by the Department of Theatre Arts.

    How to Apply

    Apply to the Department of Theatre Arts