Donor Relations
Advancement and External Affairs

Applying for Scholarships


Jill Forehand
Director, Donor Relations
Phone: 912-478-1702

Samantha Nesmith
Assistant Director, Special Events
Donor Relations
Phone: 912-478-8699

Dawn Oliver
Assistant Director, Scholarships
Donor Relations
Phone: 912-478-7639


Welcome to MyScholarships at

Georgia Southern University

The Georgia Southern University Foundation provides a variety of scholarships to students through Georgia Southern’s online scholarship application portal, MyScholarships.

MyScholarships will make it easier to both find and award the many scholarships available at the University.  Through this portal, students can easily search, review requirements, apply and accept awards for available scholarships.  To apply for scholarships, Georgia Southern students are required to complete the online scholarship application found in MyGeorgiaSouthern.  The application is good for one year.  Students may log in and make updates to the application at any time.

How to Apply for Scholarships

Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Awards

General Application:

August 1, 2018-January 31, 2019

Conditional and Recommended* Applications:

August 1, 2018-January 31, 2019

All Current Student applications should be completed by the

*January 31 deadline.

Review period for Applications:

February 1, 2019-April 30, 2019

For Current Students:

Log into your MyGeorgiaSouthern page and click on the “MyScholarships” selection on your page.

Complete the “General Application”.  The “General Application” is used for all students: incoming and current undergraduate, and graduate. Once the questions are answered, click “Finish and Submit” the General app and you will be directed to “Conditional Applications” based on your student data.

There are currently five different “Conditional Applications”.  One is used for Admissions, which is for High School Seniors and transfer students.  The other four are:

  1. Current Students– All students should complete this.
  2. College of Engineering and Information Technology
  3. School of Nursing
  4. School of Accounting

*There is also one for Sorority and Greek Life if applicable.

Complete whatever conditional application(s) is appropriate for you.  For example, you may complete the current student, the School of Accounting and the Sorority and Greek life applications if the criteria fits you as a student.

Once the “Conditional Application” is completed, click “Finish and Submit” at the bottom right-hand corner of the page. You will automatically be put into any scholarship(s) that you qualify for.

Based off of the “General and Conditional Applications” there may be more specific Recommended scholarship opportunities available to you. These specific Recommended scholarship opportunities require additional information from applicants. These can be found under the Opportunities tab on the applications page of MyScholarships.

The application time period for submission of scholarships requiring additional information is August 1, 2018 – January 31, 2019.*

*Please note, some deadlines for completion of the Recommended applications vary and will be indicated on the application.

Scholarship opportunities listed on this page are recommended to you based on the information you submitted on your General and Conditional Applications. Read the scholarship eligibility requirements carefully. Keep in mind that “recommended” does not constitute qualified. If you know that you do not qualify after reading a scholarship description, then please do not apply. If you have any questions, contact

Once the application for the specific Recommended scholarship opportunities are complete, click “Finish and Submit” at the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

IMPORTANT: You must complete the General Application, the Conditional Application and any, if applicable, Recommended applications by answering all required questions in order to be considered for any scholarships.

All applications, General, Conditional and Recommended, must be submitted prior to midnight on January 31, 2019, to be considered for a scholarship. If you are awarded a scholarship, an email notification will be sent to you prior to Jun 30, 2019.

For Incoming Freshmen Students:

For more information, please visit the Office of Admissions.

For Transfer Students:

Incoming transfer students accepted for admission, please login to MyGeorgiaSouthern and click MyScholarships in the services section to complete an application. The MyScholarships application must be completed by May 1st to receive consideration for any merit-based scholarships.

For Need-Based Students:

To receive consideration for need-based scholarships, students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online. This is done through our Financial Aid office and any questions regarding FASFA should be addressed through Financial Aid.

Notes for the scholarship process:

Read the conditional application and the Recommended, apply-to applications for specific scholarship opportunities very carefully, submitting the required information as well as information specific to you and your interests.

Please take note that you may not qualify for all of the “Recommended” scholarships, so please pay attention to the qualifications for the opportunity.

Scholarships will be reviewed based on the quality of your answers so please be thoughtful when filling out the general application.  You may edit both drafted and submitted applications until midnight of January 31, 2019.  New edits will not be received after the scholarship application deadlines.

The application time period for submission is from August 1, 2018 until January 31, 2019.  All applications must be submitted prior to midnight on January 31, 2019 to be considered for a scholarship for the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 academic year.  If you are awarded a scholarship, an email notification will be sent to you prior to June 30, 2019.

For more information, please visit our MyScholarships Frequently Asked Questions.

Last updated: 6/7/2019

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