Ends on March 1, 2019

Emerge Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
An applicant for a Emerge Scholarship must be:
 

  1. A woman, age 25 or older
  2. Low-income
  3. A U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States.
  4. A current Georgia resident. Proof of residency is required.
  5. Pursing a technical or vocational education, an associate’s degree, or a first bachelor’s degree.
  6. Enrolled in or accepted to a regionally accredited and not-for-profit school.

 Selection Factors

  1. Your Goals
  2. Your plan for reaching your goals.
  3. How will you use your education to give back to the community?

 Income Guidelines

 Household Size...........................Annual Income

1........................................................$0 -$23,500

2.......................................................$between or below 23,501 - $38,511

3.......................................................$between or below 38,512 - $52,863

4.......................................................$between or below 52,864 - $65,257

5.......................................................$between or below 65,258 - $77,014

6.......................................................$between or below 77,015 - $90,059


Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of Emerge to make financial awards without regard to race, creed, religion, color, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, nationality, or disability.


Please do not call the Emerge office to find out if your school is accredited. Applicants should check with their school’s enrollment or financial aid office to confirm regional accreditation. Emerge accepts the following accreditations:
 

  1. Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  2. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  3. Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  4. Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
  5. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  6. Western Association of Schools and Colleges