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Extend the Dream Scholarship

The Extend the Dream Scholarship is provided through funds from the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling.  SACAC wants to recognize and reward deserving students. This scholarship is awarded based on financial need, academic achievement and community service.  Awards are in the amount of $1,000 and are not renewable. 

Scholarship Criteria

  • Applicant must be a current high school senior graduating from a public, private, parochial high school or home school located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee or the Caribbean. 
  • Applicant must be accepted by and plan to attend a regionally accredited, non-proprietary, technical, community or four-year college in the fall following his/her graduation. 
  • Applicant must have at least a 2.75 grade point average for grades 9-12. 
  • Applicant must have financial need. 
  • Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to community service, social justice issues, and/or leadership qualities. 
  • Applicant must submit ACT and/or SAT scores. 

The application deadline is Friday, May 24, 2013.  If you have questions, contact Joyce Mai, SACAC Grants Chair, at