To apply for the scholarships listed, you must contact the department listed for that particular scholarship. Keep in mind that the application deadlines for these scholarships may vary.
Scholarships are available for exceptional student athletes in all intercollegiate sports. Scholarship amounts vary. Contact the appropriate coach or the Director of Athletics at (678) 466-4672.
College of Business Scholarships
Southside Chapter of the Georgia Society of CPAs
The Southside Chapter of the Georgia Society of CPAs provides scholarships to high achieving and active junior or senior accounting majors. The minimum requirement is a 3.0 overall cumulative GPA with no grade less than a B in accounting. At least one upper level accounting course must be completed at Clayton State University. Other factors considered are class participation and leadership, overall grade point average, and an essay or other assessment determined by the Chapter. Specific criteria are available from the College of Business each Fall semester. Funding decisions are not ordinarily reached until the Spring semester of each year, and awards are contingent upon receipt of scholarship funds. Contact the College of Business at (678) 466-4500.
Billy Nail ScholarshipThis scholarship was established by Glenda Nail and friends, family and colleagues in honor and memory of Dr. Billy "Buddy" Nail. Applicants must be enrolled in, or admitted, to Clayton State in the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences; must be taking at least two classes; and must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Contact the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences for information.
Emile T. Fisher Foundation for Dental Education in Georgia, Inc.
This scholarship provides one $500 scholarship for Clayton State senior dental hygiene student each fall. To apply for the scholarship, students must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average and intend to practice in Georgia. Applications are emailed to eligible students by the Department of Dental Hygiene.
The Hinman Dental Society provides three scholarships for Clayton State University senior dental hygiene students each year. The recipients are chosen on the basis of scholarship, as well as financial need. Applications are emailed to eligible students by the Department of Dental Hygiene.
South Metro Atlanta Dental Hygienists’ Society
The applicant must: be a resident of Georgia, be a SENIOR in the Clayton State Dental Hygiene Program, intend to practice in Georgia for two years following graduation, be a SADHA officer or active member, be recommended by the SADHA Advisor and one other Dental Hygiene Department faculty member. Recent scholarship awards were $75. Scholarship to be awarded at the CSU Dental Hygiene Recognition Ceremony in May. Applications are emailed to eligible students by the Department of Dental Hygiene.
Clayton State University Women’s Forum
Clayton State University Women’s Forum exists to promote and enhance the professional, educational, and cultural position of Clayton State women students and employees and to endow an annual scholarship. If you are a Clayton State University female student or female full-time staff member and would like to apply for one of the scholarships, information can be found at the Women's Forum website. Please note that scholarship awards are contingent on available funds. While Clayton State University makes every effort to publish the most current information, award amounts as well as available scholarships may change prior to their actual award.
The Honors Program Scholarship is Clayton State University’s main academic scholarship for entering freshmen and students entering their junior year of college. In addition to receiving a monetary award, students selected for the limited number of Honors scholarships enjoy the wide array of benefits offered to all students in the Honors Program, including special course sections reserved for Honors students, priority registration, mentoring, career planning, and opportunities for leadership and travel. Scholarships are awarded competitively based on academic achievement and participation in extracurricular activities. All Honors students participate in the Honors Student Association and must meet both service and academic requirements to remain in the program. Currently enrolled students and transfer students are admitted to the program on a competitive, space available basis. For additional information, contact Dr. Alexander Hall, Honors Program Director at AlexanderHall@clayton.edu or (678) 466-4846 or visit the Honors Program website.
Spivey Music Scholarships
Spivey Music Scholarships are merit scholarships available to music majors and are awarded in a range of amounts. Awards are generally proportionate to the applicant’s current level of musical accomplishment and can be significant in the case of students whose musical ability and preparedness for academic work in music are extensive. Eligible students may receive a Spivey Music Scholarship in addition to the HOPE Scholarship. Audition is required for entrance into the music program and for any scholarship consideration. Contact the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at (678) 466-4750 or visit their website for forms and information.