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                                                  Go Build Georgia High Demand

                                    Career Scholarship



    In an effort to promote greater awareness of careers in the skilled trades, Go Build Georgia (GBG), in partnership with the Go Build Georgia Foundation, will award Go Build Georgia High Demand Career Scholarships, through a partnership with the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), to graduating high school seniors entering a TCSG institution in a field of study leading to a high-demand career in the skilled trades. The Go Build Georgia High Demand Career Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship that is geared toward programs leading to careers deemed “high demand,” as identified through the Governor’s High Demand Career Initiative. These scholarships can work in concert with the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grants (SIWDG) as they can be used to cover not only tuition, but may be used for requisite fees and materials.


    Eligibility Requirements: In order to qualify for a scholarship provided through the Go Build Georgia Foundation, an applicant must:

    • Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the state of Georgia;

    • Be a current year graduating high school senior from a Georgia high school;

    • Must be admitted to or enrolled in one of the Technical Colleges at the time of funding award, in one of the following program areas that prepare the student for a career identified through the Governor’s High Demand Career Initiative and that falls within one of the Go Build Georgia industries (manufacturing, telecommunications, energy, logistics or construction);

    • Plan to enroll in a Georgia Technical College no later than Summer of your graduating year;

    • Demonstrate in an essay (500 words or less) how this scholarship will benefit the applicant and his/her future educational plans;

    • Include a Letter of Recommendation from either a high school instructor, counselor or administrator, or a school or Go Build Georgia industry partner

    • Provide a copy of the Technical College Acceptance Letter or class schedule; and,

    • Should be registered in the GBG website database.


      Application cannot be processed unless all required documentation is attached to application at the time of submission.  


      Selection: The Go Build Georgia Scholarship Selection Committee shall select and notify the scholarship recipient. The Go Build Georgia Foundation will notify the student’s college of the award and will remit funds awarded directly to the college.

      Award:   Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of up to a maximum of $1,000 per student to be used within one academic year. The funds will be sent to the Technical College to be applied to the student’s account. Funds are to be used for tuition, books, requisite fees, or program supplies.  The number of scholarships awarded will be determined by funding available each fiscal year.

      Deadlines:  Scholarships will be awarded three times each year in Spring, Summer and Fall. The deadlines for applications are as follows: June 15 (Fall), November 15 (Spring), March 15 (Summer).


      Complete the electronic application including all documentation at:  www.gobuildgeorgia.com

      Termination: If the recipient fails to enroll, or does not maintain eligibility requirements, funds will remain with the Go Build Georgia Foundation

Last Modified on October 22, 2019