Presidential Scholar Class of 2017 Cohort

The Presidential Scholarship

Presidential Scholars were leaders in their high schools with superior academic achievement, a commitment to service and inspiring personal qualities. Now, at Georgia State, these students are taking campus by charge and making an impact in a wide variety of ways.





Presidential Scholars receive the following benefits each semester for eight semesters:

  • Cost of tuition and fees (through HOPE for GA residents)
  • Cost of housing in a 4 bedroom/2 bath unit in the University Commons (downtown apartment style living)
  • A yearly living expense stipend of $1000
  • A one-time $2500 stipend for credit-bearing study abroad expenses
  • Eligibility for a University Assistantship, a work option to earn an additional $1250 per semester


To be considered for this highly competitive scholarship you must:

  • ¬†Apply for admission by November 15
  • Be accepted to Georgia State University
  • Submit a scholarship application by January 16, 2015

Meet our Presidential Scholars 

Presidential Scholarship Application 

Last year’s Presidential Scholar class had an average GPA of 3.95 and SAT of 1430.

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