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    Reginald A. Poole, Jr. Scholarship Fund

    Offered by Community Foundation of Central Georgia

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Aug 21, 2023
    1 award worth

    $1,000

    Grade level

    College Upperclassmen

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Reginald A. Poole, Jr. Scholarship Fund is open to rising college juniors and seniors pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Information Technology. This R.A.P. Scholarship Award was founded by the family and friends of the late Mr. Reginald “Reggie” Antonio Poole, Jr. Reggie was a first-generation student who graduated from Fort Valley State University with a degree in Computer Science. He had a positive impact on everyone he encountered and lived his life to the fullest. To continue his legacy of academic excellence, his family wants to support those who share Reggie’s interest in his chosen field of study (Computer Science) by awarding annually a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship to support the recipient in achieving his or her goal. Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements and criteria below to be considered for the R.A.P Scholarship. We encourage you to apply and continue the legacy that Reggie started.

    About Community Foundation of Central Georgia

    The Community Foundation of Central Georgia (CFCG) was founded in 1993 by a group of citizens interested in encouraging philanthropy and strengthening communities. The Foundation provides donors a simple, powerful, and highly personal approach to giving. Through their funds, CFCG donors support the causes and organizations that they care about, which enhances the quality of life for the people of Central Georgia. CFCG's vision is a Central Georgia where philanthropy thrives, communities are strong, and citizens work toward common goals.

    Eligibility information

    Applicants must meet the below eligiblity criteria, with the exception of attending Fort Valley State University, to apply. Applicants attending Fort Valley State University will be shown preference, but it is not a requirement to apply.

    Grade Level

    College Upperclassmen

    Minimum GPA

    3

    Academic Interest

    Computer Science

    University

    FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

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    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Community Foundation of Central Georgia at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the Reginald A. Poole, Jr. Scholarship Fund is not renewable.

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