Civitas Scholarship

What is it?

The Civitas Scholarship is an annual one-time scholarship of $500 awarded to a student who has shown remarkable leadership skills and a willingness to pursue unwavering selflessness in their future career path.

Why is it called Civitas?

Civitas is a Latin term that means “citizens” or “a community of people.” The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a financial resource for future leaders who aspire to transform their communities and inspire others to be impactful, selfless, and compassionate.

Who can apply?

Only graduating seniors from Quitman County High School in Georgetown, Georgia are eligible to apply.

What are the requirements?

  1. Must be a graduating senior of Quitman County High School in Georgetown, Georgia.
  2. Must graduate with at least a 2.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Must further their education in the academic year immediately following graduation at an accredited two or four year college/university or vocational school. 

How will the scholarship be paid out?

Awardees will not receive the scholarship money directly. Funds will be released to the institution to which they have been accepted and will be applied as a credit towards the awardee’s invoice for the upcoming year.