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The 2021 program is closed. Please return to this site in early November to access the program guidelines and application for the 2022 program.


Georgia Power Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

The Georgia Power Scholarship Program assists family members of employees and retirees who plan to continue their education in a college/university or vocational-technical school program. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.


Applicants of the Georgia Power Scholarship Program award must be:

  • Family members* of Georgia Power permanent, full-time employees and retirees. (Co-ops are not considered full-time employees. Sister organizations are not eligible.)
    *Family members are defined as the employee’s spouse or dependent (custodial) sons and daughters.
  • High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students currently enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- year or four- year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Family members of vice president level and above are NOT eligible to participate in this program.


Twenty (20) awards of $2,500 will be granted. Consideration will be given to represent the diversity of the applicant
pool as well as employee location.

Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate and vocational-technical studies only.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and 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 Georgia Power play a part in the selection. Awards are granted without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


Applicants will be notified in mid-March of selections made by Scholarship America. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Georgia Power. Awards will be paid in one installment in mid-July.

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.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than February 4, 2021 4:00 pm Eastern Time.

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

Georgia Power has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!