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Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena Team Members True to You Scholarship
Application status: Closed

The Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena has established the True to You Scholarship program to assist Event Day Team Members who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena Team Members True to You Scholarship must:

  • Be an active part-time* active Event Day Team Member of Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena who has a minimum of six (6) active months of employment and is in good standing as of the application deadline date
  • Be a graduating high school senior, or current college undergraduate
  • Plan to enroll in full-time or part-time** undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year

*Active part-time Team Member who has worked in the last 60 days of the applications and disbursement in ATLH’s sole discretion.

**Enrolled in at least one class per semester

Full-time employees, officers, executives, contract team members, trainees/interns, and those eligible for long-term disability are ineligible.


If selected as a recipient, the Team Member will receive a $1,000 award. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements for so long as the Program is in effect.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


All applicants will be notified in early October.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of ATL Hawks, LLC. Payment is made in October.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in community activities
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of ATL Hawks, LLC play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than September 2, 2022 3:00 pm Central Time.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

ATL Hawks, LLC has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!