State Farm® Scholars
Save Money and Get Ahead at Perimeter College.
Apply to become a State Farm® Scholar to take advantage of support services designed to help you succeed at the college level.
State Farm® Scholars Receive:
- A scholarship package of up to $4,000 each year
- Leadership training throughout the year, including opportunities for professional development and workshops on money management, résumé writing, job interviews and more
- Valuable job experience mentoring local high school students or working to support student success at Perimeter College
- Personalized support, guidance and academic advisement
The scholarship will assist with your tuition and fees in return for your work in the mentoring and supplemental instruction programs.
How does it work?
Applying and Eligibility
Georgia State awards up to 40 State Farm® Scholarships each year. To be considered, apply online. The application includes an essay and a letter of recommendation.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 and demonstrate financial need.
- Apply for admission for summer term, get accepted and commit to enroll full time at Perimeter College in any two-year associate degree pathway. Selected recipients must take classes at the Decatur campus only each semester while enrolled and receiving the scholarship.
- Participate in Perimeter Academy in the first three semesters starting in the Summer 2024 term.
- Be willing to participate in a mentoring program for high school students and support student success at Perimeter College.
The application deadline is March 15, 2024.
About State Farm®
The State Farm® mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. State Farm® believes all children deserve access to a quality education and is committed to helping them achieve their greatest potential, become good community citizens and prepare for the workforce. A corporate leader in service-learning, State Farm® is partnering with communities and organizations to boost academic achievement and graduation rates, raise academic standards and requirements, and strengthen assessments and accountability. State Farm® is focusing the business community’s attention on education by improving student achievement.
State Farm® Scholars are part of Learning, Income and Family Transformation (LIFT), Georgia State’s latest student success initiative. Funded in part by State Farm, LIFT combines data-driven academic advisement with scholarships, employment opportunities, leadership training and more to help students from every background stay on track for graduation.