Skip to main content

Scholarships

Scholarships and Grants

Piedmont offers the personal and immersive benefits of a small, private college education at the cost of a large flagship public school. 

Financing your college career is a collaborative effort here at Piedmont. Merit scholarships can assist with the overall cost of your college degree. Nearly 1,900 students, upon acceptance, received academic scholarships, grants, and part-time work-study aid valued at approximately $12.5 million in the most recent academic year.

Try out our Net Price Calculator.

Scholarships and grants are offered by many organizations, including national honor societies, local businesses, churches, and more. We encourage students to be proactive regarding outside scholarships. 

Review some of the many scholarships that are available, including:
Academic Major Scholarships
Alpha Chi Scholarship
Athens Campus Scholarship
Camp-Younts Scholarship
Dean’s Scholarship
Fine Arts Scholarship
Century Scholarship
Lion Grant
Neighborhood Grant Program (see more about this scholarship below)
Piedmont College Need-Based Grant
Piedmont Premier Scholarship
Presidential Scholarship
Pride Scholarship
R.H. Daniel Nursing Scholarship
Trustee Scholarship
Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarships

For incoming freshmen, high school counselors are often valuable resources in the search for additional funds and many maintain lists of local scholarships you may be eligible to receive.

To be considered for any need-based financial aid (including grants and loans), submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Other helpful links:
Federal Aid: www.studentaid.ed.gov
State Aid: www.gafutures.org
 

Other scholarships:
National Technical Honor Society Scholarship
The NTHS Scholarship is for NTHS members who enroll full-time at Piedmont College. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA to renew the scholarship each semester. The scholarship is $500 per qualifying semester (fall and spring) on the Demorest Campus and $250 per qualifying semester (fall and spring) on the Athens Campus.
*Students cannot receive both the NTHS Scholarship and PTK Scholarship.

Neighborhood Grant Program
The Neighborhood Grant offers half-price tuition for undergraduate, commuting students attending the Demorest Campus who are at least 25 years old by the start of the term. Students must be pursuing their first Bachelor’s degree and live in one of several counties neighboring Piedmont College (Banks, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White).

Students can enroll either full- or part-time and may also be eligible for other state and federal financial aid that may further reduce the cost of attendance.  

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
The PTK Scholarship is for PTK members who enroll full-time at Piedmont College. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA to renew the scholarship each semester. The scholarship is $500 per qualifying semester (fall and spring) on the Demorest Campus and $250 per qualifying semester (fall and spring) on the Athens Campus.
*Students cannot receive both the NTHS Scholarship and PTK Scholarship.