Seniors: 2019 GA Scholars

Class of 2019 Senior students, the 2019 Georgia Scholar application is now available. Through the Georgia Scholar program, the DOE identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life. The program is coordinated by the Department’s Excellence Recognition Office and through local coordinators in each public school system and in private schools throughout the state. Each Georgia Scholar receives a seal for his or her diploma.

Please click here for the criteria: 2019 GA Scholar Criteria and Requirements

Come see Mr. Peppers before school, after school or during transitions if you are interested in completing the application.

Other Criteria

-There is not a limit on how many applications can be submitted by districts or private schools.

-Students must be a graduating seniors

-Reference letters are to be from outside school personnel and family.

-Do not upload copies of transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, voter registration or photos to the application.

-All criteria on the application must be completed for consideration.

-Section A must be filled out with specific class information.

-There is not a monetary award associated with this recognition.

Timeline

Summer 2018………………………………2019 Georgia Scholar application and information released to system coordinators

January 31, 2019…………………..Application deadline

February 2019……………………………..Application review

March-April 2019…….…………………..GA Scholar announcement (TBD: depending on Superintendent’s schedule)