Tri-Coun­ty Fam­i­ly Con­nec­tion offers one-time schol­ar­ships each year to one senior stu­dent of Wheel­er Coun­ty, one senior of Treutlen Coun­ty, and one senior of Mont­gomery Coun­ty. The schol­ar­ship recip­i­ent must apply and meet eli­gi­bil­i­ty require­ments. The 2019 require­ments are below:

High School Seniors who:

  • Have obtained a GPA (grade point aver­age) of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
    You must include an unof­fi­cial tran­script from the guid­ance counselor
    indi­cat­ing what your score is on a 4.0 scale.
  • Sub­mis­sion of an essay (no more than 500 words) on what is your intended
    major, future plans, why you deserve to receive this schol­ar­ship and a list
    of the var­i­ous activities/projects/clubs you have assist­ed with dur­ing your
    high school career.
  • Copy of accep­tance let­ter stat­ing you have been accept­ed into an
    accred­it­ed college/university, voca­tion­al or tech­ni­cal school. The letter
    must be on the offi­cial let­ter­head of the school you have been accept­ed to.
  • Have met the MARCH 29, 2019 sub­mis­sion dead­line and filled
    out appli­ca­tion completely.
  • Have includ­ed three let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion from some­one who is NOT
    relat­ed to the appli­cant – exam­ples include: school per­son­nel, minister
    (spir­i­tu­al leader) and com­mu­ni­ty ser­vice orga­ni­za­tion, super­vi­sor, etc.

Appli­ca­tion should be received by the MARCH 29, 2019 dead­line. Give your pack­et – which should include the fol­low­ing: the com­plet­ed appli­ca­tion form; an offi­cial high school tran­script; three let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion; list of com­mu­ni­ty ser­vice ren­dered; essay and proof of col­lege or uni­ver­si­ty accep­tance — to:

Wheel­er Coun­ty High School: Tra­cie Lord, High School Guid­ance Counselor

Treutlen High School: Robin Lawhon, High School Guid­ance Counselor

Mont­gomery Coun­ty High School: Melin­da Mead­ows, High School Guid­ance Counselor


Wheel­er Coun­ty High School 2019 Schol­ar­ship Application

Treutlen High School 2019 Schol­ar­ship Application

Mont­gomery Coun­ty High School 2019 Schol­ar­ship Application

Call Kristy Ben­nett: 912.539.0517, or via email: if you have any questions.