PHOTO: Start Strong Scholarships cover up to 12 hours of courses during 23-24 academic year.
Taniesa L. Sullivan | The Weekly Ledger News
GADSDEN – Gadsden State Community College is awarding Start Strong Scholarships for the 2023-24 academic year. The scholarship covers up to twelve hours of tuition and fees for the 2023 fall semester and 2024 spring semester. It is open to graduating high school seniors. Applications are due March 1.
Full-time, eligible students can get a combined 12 hours of credit paid for through the Start Strong Scholarship Program. The scholarship is not limited to those living within the Gadsden State service area. The Start Strong Scholarship will pay in-state tuition for out-of-state students. This is Gadsden State’s second year to award these scholarships worth almost $2,000 each.
Students interested in the scholarship should go to www.gadsdenstate.edu/apply and complete the admissions application. A 2023 Graduating High School Senior Application also must be completed. Be sure to check the box for the Start Strong Scholarship. The application can be found at gadsdenstate.edu/scholarships.