Scholarships

This is a list of scholarship resources. Some of the resources listed are specific scholarship opportunities for students who have experienced foster care or homelessness. Some of the resources are search tools that will help you in your search for financial support. This is not a complete list and is growing as quickly as we learn of new resources. If you know of a resource that is not included here, let us know and we will update this list so that other students may benefit.

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The Scholarship Academy

The Scholarship Academy’s mission is to be the premier higher education planning resource advancing students beyond financial aid obstacles to achieve scholastic goals at accredited colleges, universities and... More

Collegescholarships.org

Collegescholarships.org is an extensive list of scholarships for higher education. They  also list resources for students who are non-traditional or deemed at risk such as migrant students, first generation college... More

Georgia Student Finance Commission

This is the official website of the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC), the state agency that provides financial aid to help Georgia students realize their higher education dreams. Coming soon:... More

Weird Scholarships

Read this guide by Weird Scholarships to help you avoid scholarship scams on the internet.  Afterwards, search for some 'weird' scholarships, you may be eligible for.

Scholarships are abundant for... More

The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development
– a public service and outreach unit of the University of Georgia – is dedicated to strengthening communities, organizations, and individuals through leadership development, training, and education.


EMBARK is located at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development.
David Meyers and Lori Tiller are the network directors. Our offices are located at 

1240 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA 30605

You may contact us by calling 706-542-1108 or emailing  EMBARK@fanning.uga.edu
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