Georgia Power Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 1, 2019

Georgia Power has established a scholarship program to assist family members of employees and retirees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

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.)
    *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 who are already 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.

Award information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award.
  • Up to twenty (20) awards will be granted.
  • Awards are not renewable, however students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
  • Awards are for undergraduate and vocational-technical study only.


Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • academic record
  • demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • work experience
  • statement of goals and aspirations
  • 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 Georgia Power play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


Applicants will be notified in early April. 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 documents:

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

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

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

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