The James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund

Purpose

To provide financial support to students enrolled at an accredited college pursuing an undergraduate degree


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university or technical school
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Pursuing a degree in the arts and sciences, human services, music or ministry
  • Commitment to community service through school, community or religious organizations
  • Preference will be given to applicants from Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee
  • Adults returning to school in order to increase employability are eligible
  • Previous recipients are renewed if they continue to meet the scholarship's criteria and submit the current year's renewal application

 

Award Amount

$2,000 anuually for up to four years


Scholarships Available

12-15 awards annually


Deadline

The deadline for scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year have passed. Applications and deadlines for the following academic year will be posted on our site after December 15, 2014.


To Apply

Please use the online scholarship application.

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In 2010 we commissioned an in-depth study to track the investment and engagement of residents in our 23-county region in four key areas: Community Involvement, Philanthropic Giving, Volunteerism, and Public Policy Involvement.

It is our intent to conduct this study every three years to see changes in how Atlantans are connected and engaged around in the four key areas.

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