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GEORGIA GUARD INSURANCE TRUST SCHOLARSHIP FUND SPONSORED BY OFFICER AND ENLISTED ASSOCIATIONS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD OF GEORGIA

ELIGIBILITY:

Option 1 Policyholders of the GEORGIA GUARD INSURANCE TRUST with a minimum of $10,000 life insurance coverage who are members of the NGAGA or the EANGGA.(Currently serving Georgia National Guard Members ONLY will receive priority.)

PLEASE NOTE: A GUARD MEMBER MUST HAVE HIS/HER OWN LIFE INSURANCE POLICY THROUGH THE GGIT FOR A MINIMUM OF $10,000 COVERAGE, AND ALSO HAVE HIS/HER OWN ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP. THE INSURANCE POLICY OR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP OF ANY OTHER GUARD MEMBER WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Option 2 Spouses, children, and grandchildren of persons noted in Priority 1 above.

Option 3 Graduate Students. Currently serving members of the Georgia National Guard who are policyholders with the GEORGIA GUARD INSURANCE TRUST and are members of the NGAGA or the EANGGA. (These members will receive priority consideration.)

AWARDS:

Up to Ten (10) $3,000.00 Scholarships will be awarded each calendar year.

Additional $1,000 scholarships may be awarded pending availability of funds.

CRITERIA:

* * * For Colleges or Universities

  1. Applicant must be in good academic standing with a combined Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) score of at least 1000 or a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0. Applicants currently enrolled in a college or university must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  1. Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a college or university. Written proof of acceptance is required and must be included with this application.

- Drilling Guard members may be half-time (minimum 6 semester hours) or full-time

(12 semester hours). Guard members enrolled half-time are eligible for $1,000 scholarships ONLY.

- Family members must be full-time (12 semester hours).

  1. Must be of good character, moral and personal traits.
  1. Applicants should have some academic, athletic or community service honor.

* * * For Vocational or Business Schools (Technical College System)

  1. Applicant must meet program specific admission standards and institutional requirements and complete all admissions procedures for admission to a degree/diploma program in REGULAR PROGRAM ADMISSION STATUS.
  1. Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment. Written proof of acceptance is required and must be included with this application.

- Drilling Guard members may be half-time (minimum 6 semester hours) or full-time

(12 semester hours). Guard members enrolled half-time are eligible for $1,000 scholarships ONLY.

  1. Must be of good character, moral and personal traits.

* * *For Graduate or Doctoral Schools

(Currently serving Georgia National Guard members Only)

  1. Applicant must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a graduate student in a college or university. Individual must have a minimum 3.0 GPA as an undergraduate and maintain a 3.0 GPA in graduate school. Written proof of acceptance or enrollment is required and must accompany this application.
  1. Be of good character, moral and personal traits.

***APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED FROM JANUARY 1ST – APRIL 15TH OF EACH YEAR.

ALL APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN APRIL 15TH OF EACH YEAR. ANY APPLICATION (OR SUPPORTING DOCUMENT) POSTMARKED AFTER APRIL 15th WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

ALL SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED IN THE SUMMER FOR THE FALL SEMESTER OF THAT YEAR. APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED, IN WRITING, BY THE GEORGIA GUARD INSURANCE TRUST OF THEIR SELECTION/NON-SELECTION AND THE AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED.

DOWN LOAD APPLICATIONS FROM THE WEBSITE WWW.GGIT.ORG

MAIL APPLICATIONS & SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION TO:

GGIT - 3 CENTRAL PLAZA, #356 – ROME, GA 30161

If you have any questions, you may call the GEORGIA GUARD INSURANCE TRUST at 770-739-9651 or 1-800-229-1053