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1704 South Slappey Blvd, Albany, GA 31701
for students, recent Alumni,
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- Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
- Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- Tylenol Scholarship
- The Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) Scholarship Fund
- The Manufacturers Education Foundation Scholarship
- National Technical Honor Society Scholarship
- AmericanMuscle Automotive Student Scholarship Program
Additional scholarship information can be found at these Web sites:
Through the Albany Tech Foundation, Inc.
Through the generosity of donors, the Albany Tech Foundation manages several scholarship funds to assist students with completing their course of study at Albany Technical College. Each scholarship has various criteria.
Every applicant should obtain and return the appropriate scholarship form, along with a one-page explanation of financial need and future plans, to the Albany Technical College Financial Aid Office. Each scholarship awarded is for one academic semester only. Prior recipients are not disqualified from consideration in subsequent years.
All applicants must have a completed financial aid file (including a FAFSA), maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), and have at least a 2.0 GPA (unless otherwise stipulated).
For more information or details on scholarships contact financial aid at the college.
Contact: Kierra Sparks, Director of Financial Aid
Bagwell Foundation Scholarship
Applicants must live within Albany Technical College’s Service Delivery Area, which includes the following counties: Baker, Calhoun, Clay, Dougherty, Lee, Randolph, and Terrell. This scholarship won’t pay the full cost, nor will it pay once a student earns a credential. Recipients can’t have more than 127 attempted hours.
This scholarship is designed to help cover the cost for training in these two high-demand careers. This scholarship will cover the tuition and fees not covered by the HOPE Grant and the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant (SIWDG). The student must not be eligible for the HOPE/Zell Miller Grant. This scholarship will also reimburse students who provide receipts for their MVR, drug test, and physical.
Nadeen Green and Ned Cone Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in the purchasing of books, supplies, tools, or even to help pay tuition. Applicants must show financial need, have a strong involvement in civic or school-related clubs/organizations, have a strong work ethic, and possess strong leadership abilities or potential. Additionally, the student should articulate the reasons behind the choice of area of study/career. Completion of the application process also includes two letters of recommendation for the scholarship -- one from academic personnel from Albany Tech and one from their community at large. Recipients of this scholarship (up to $500) must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled at the college in any technical and/or industrial program for a minimum of six credit hours for the semester of the potential scholarship award.
Phoebe Physician Health System EMT Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to help cover the cost of training as an Emergency Medical Technician. This includes Emergency Medical Technician Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) and the EMS Professions Diploma. This scholarship will cover the tuition, materials, and fees not covered by the HOPE Grant and the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant (SIWDG). The student must have a 2.0 GPA or higher and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
The Gretchen K. Corbin Last Mile Fund
Applicant must have completed at least six credit hours. A student can’t receive these funds for more than two semesters. Recipients must be in good standing and on track to graduate. Recipients can’t receive more than $500 per semester
Albany Technical College has been awarded several grants to support student success through wrap around services, mentorships, financial aid, and other services aided to impact the lives of students throughout their educational journey.
REBUILD SOUTHWEST GEORGIA
Georgia Department of Community Affairs in partnership with the Technical College System of Georgia has implemented the Workforce Development Program aimed to boost the long-term recovery efforts, from Hurricane Michael, by supplying residents of the affected communities with the necessary skills to increase their household income through training in high skill, high-wage, and in-demand occupations.
Contact: Michele Lilly-Williams, CDBG-DR Project Director or Nicole Washington, Case Manager
Phone: 229.430.2882 or 229.430.0510
SUPPLEMENTAL ASSISTANCE TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION(SAIHE)
The U.S. Department of Education awarded Albany Technical College funding to provide financial assistance to students who have been impacted as a result of the coronavirus. Funding will be used to support students who were enrolled on or after March 13, 2020 and need additional financial assistance to complete their education or re-enroll in school.
Contact: Kenneth Williams, Director of Enrollment or Courtney James, Recruiter/Admissions Counselor
Phone: 229.430.0919 or 229.430.6148
TRUIST BANK COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT (2021)
This grant helps fund the cost to take the High School Equivalency Exam. It is for individuals in Lee, Dougherty, and Terrell counties. They are also providing financial literacy for all students enrolled in adult education.
Contact: Linda Coston, Vice President of Adult Education
CCAMPIS - CHILD CARE ACCESS MEANS PARENTS IN SCHOOL
October 2019, Albany Technical College was awarded a CCAMPIS grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide campus-based childcare to low-income students enrolled at Albany Technical College. The goals of the project are to 1.) improve student success, retention, and completion rates by providing affordable and dependable childcare for Albany Technical College students; 2.) provide a healthy and safe learning environment, for the dependents of student-parents; 3.) integrate CCAMPIS participants into the existing Parent Advisory Committee; and 4.) develop marketing strategies to enhance recruitment efforts with a focus on removing childcare barriers for potential ATC student- parents. Each of these coupled together will aim to improve the overall well-being and successes of the whole student, prepare them for the workforce and provide sustaining wages for their family.
Contact: Angela Robinson, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
NOT DIRECT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO STUDENTS
Albany Technical College was awarded two Predominately Black Institutions (PBI) grants to
- improve the educational outcomes of African American males
- to strengthen the institution's capacity to address the whole student- mentally, academically, and physically.
Each of these grants will aid the college in developing and implementing programs to serve low-income African American students by addressing their academic needs leading to greater levels of success.
TEACHING EMPOWERING AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES TO SUCCEED
PREDOMINATELY BLACK INSTITUTIONS (PBI) (TEAAMS 2021)
As part of a Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) grant, Albany Technical College seeks to improve the educational outcomes of African American Males by increasing the enrollment, pass rate, and number of graduates for this target population. This project is intended to address five components 1.) Connections, 2.) Mentorships, 3.) Collaborative Learning, 4.) Mental Health, and 5.) External Collaborative Partnerships by impacting the lives of African American Males and equip them with the resources, skillsets and social well-being to be contributing citizens within their communities.
Contact: Quanta Bell, TEAAMS Project Director
STUDENT WELLNESS: MENTAL, ACADEMIC, AND PHYSICAL PREPAREDNESS (M.A.P.P.) PBI GRANT
Student Wellness: Mental, Academic, and Physical Preparedness (M.A.P.P) Albany Technical College was awarded a Predominately Black Institutions (PBI) grant to improve the institutions capacity to address the whole student by providing supportive services for student’s health and wellness- mentally, academically, and physically.
Objectives of the M.A.P.P. project are to increase:
- the awareness and support services for the health and well-being of students.
- course success, persistence, and number of graduates for students enrolled in the Allied Health programs.
- the number of students completing tutoring in occupational courses.
- African American males enrolling, persisting, and completing Healthcare programs
- the completion rate for Beginning/First-Generation students during their first semester and enroll in at least two courses the subsequent term.
Contact: Emmett Griswold, Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Interim Acting Director for this grant