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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


Grade level

College Upperclassmen

Application deadline:

March 15, 2024

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


Academic Interest

Computer Science



Application information

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



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Scholarship FAQ

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.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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