Scholarships available through Thomas University are listed below. Applications can be completed from October 1 through March 1 each year for the upcoming academic year.
How to apply
Students that are awarded a scholarship will be contacted via their student email address once the scholarship committee has reviewed applications.
Common documents needed for the application:
In addition to programs listed in the table below, there are a significant number of scholarships available through other organizations. Students should explore possibilities of scholarship funding from community service clubs and organizations, employers, organizations specific to the major you are planning to study, etc.
For additional information on possible scholarships, we suggest you start with the Federal Student Aid website.
There are also many excellent websites available with information on additional scholarship opportunities and tips for submitting successful scholarship applications. Be creative!
The table below can be sorted by type of scholarship and also by requirements. You may use the search box to look for key words and phrases.
|Whitehurst||Activity||$1,300||In the event that the History Club at Thomas University no longer exists, a scholarship can be given to a student recommended by the Humanities Division. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Magnolia Alumni||Activity||$3,000||New students only. Must be referred by member of the Magnolia High School Alumni Association. Must complete FAFSA. Must enroll full-time.|
|Bryan||Athletes||$1,225||Must be a baseball player. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Williams Athletic||Athletes||$1,750||Student-athletes. Must complete FAFSA.|
|T. Rumble||Business||$1,200||Business major. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Firman||Education||$1,300||Education major. Must complete FAFSA.|
|French||Education||$1,000||Education major. Must be a junior or senior at TU. 3.5 GPA or higher. Resident of Thomas, Mitchell, Leon or Madison County. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Goizueta||Education||$4,000||Hispanic or Latino/a heritage. Preference given to Education majors. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Hancock||Education||$1,500||Scholarship for teacher education. No honor code violations. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Nelda Toothman - Teacher Within||Education||Varies||Education major with preference given to non-traditional students enrolled in Elementary Education.|
|Cecil C McDonald||Education||Varies||Natural born US citizen
Resident of Grady County
Good moral conduct and citizenship
Participation in extra curricular activities
Involvement in community
|10-1 F Scholars||General||$1,940||Be involved in Goal Line Ministries prior academic year. Christian faith, sophomore-senior. No honor code violations. Maintain a 2.5 GPA. Provide statement explaining why you should be selected (250 words minimum). Recommended by the Director of Goal Line Ministries. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Academic||General||$2,500 - $4,500 depending on GPA||Must have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 or greater. Must enroll full-time. Must complete FAFSA. Open to current year high school seniors only.|
|Alumni||General||$2,000||TU alumni enrolled in a graduate program at TU. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Barwick||General||$1,000||Live within a five-mile radius of Barwick. Must work at least part-time. Provide statement explaining why you should be selected (250 words minimum). Contact information for three references (no relatives). Must complete FAFSA.|
|Bonvillian||General||$700||Preference given to students who have demonstrated or been recommended as having strength of character and/or academic acumen. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Chapman||General||$1,700||Preference given to Primitive Baptist Church members. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Dean||General||$4,000||Must have completed at least 60 credit hours toward a bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Must maintain a 3.25 GPA. Must complete FAFSA.|
|F. W. Wilson||General||$2,400||Must be in good standing with the university. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Gould/Waller||General||$2,000||Full-time student. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Grady County||General||$2,600||No Honor Code violations. Grady County resident. 2.0 GPA. Make contact with sponsor at least once per year. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Legacy||General||$2,000||Be accepted or currently enrolled at Thomas University. Have at least one parent who received a degree from TU. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Meigs||General||$1,100||Must be in good standing with the university. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Williams||General||$1,300||Must be in good standing with the university. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Zambrano||General||$2,450||Must be in good standing with the university. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Sam Haskell Scholarship||General||Varies||Sam Haskell founded this annual scholarship with the understanding that many students do not have the financial means to further their education. Sam Haskell is an Emmy nominated producer and founder of Magnolia Hill Productions. He was formerly Worldwide Head of Television at the William Morris Agency and is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. Sam has been a lifelong patron for higher education and has helped many young people achieve their academic and professional goals. Apply at http://samhaskellscholarship.com/|
|HOPE Scholarship||Georgia Residents||varies||Graduates of a Georgia high school attending a Georgia post-secondary institution.|
|Balfour||Medical majors||$1,500||Enrolled in a medical program. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Madis Spire||Medical majors||$1,200||Enrolled in Nursing, Medical Laboratory Science or another science major. Must enroll in at least 9 hours per semester and maintain a 2.5 GPA. No honor code violations. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Georgia HERO Scholarship||Military and dependents||Varies||Member of GA National Guard or GA resident in Reserves who served in a combat zone.|
|Daugherty||Nursing||$1,000||Submit a brief essay describing career goals and evidence of compassion, sensitivity and commitment to the ideals of the Nursing profession. Have at least a 2.5 GPA. Demonstrate financial need (calculated as unmet need minus financial aid and employer reimbursement). Enroll in at least 9 hours. Must be enrolled in BSN or MSN program. No honor code violations. Must complete FAFSA.|
|McKenzie Bass||Nursing||$3,300||Enrolled in RN-BSN Program. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Lettie Pate||Nursing||$4,500||Must be a Christian female who has been accepted to the RN-BSN or MSN program. Must have financial need. Must be a resident of Alabama, Florida or Georgia. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Wilson Science||Science||$1,650||Science major. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Chastain||Social Work||$1,000||Social Work Major. Enrolled full-time; rising junior or senior at TU. Must complete FAFSA.|
|Military Family Connect||Veteran and dependents||up to $3,000||New students only. Child or grandchild of a veteran. Must compete FAFSA. Must enroll full-time.|