2024 Scholarships

About Scholarship

The Southern Crescent Pearls Foundation, Incorporated (SCPF) offers scholarships to graduating female and male high school students who exemplify high scholastic and ethical standards.

Selection Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a high school senior attending school or residing in Henry or Clayton County, Georgia
  • Be a U.S. citizen and have permanent residence in the United States.
  • Plan to enroll full-time, in undergraduate studies at an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational school based in the United States (excluding proprietary and online schools).
  • Have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.
  • Be able to provide an official copy of their high school transcript.

Application Items

All applications must submit the following:

  1. Completed Application
  2. Resume that includes:
    • Academic Achievements
    • Awards and Recognition(s)
    • School and Community activities
    • Leadership positions held
  3. A 500–750 word appropriate for the scholarship you are applying.
  4. Submit Two reference letters (1) from a guidance counselor or teacher (on school letterhead), and (1) from a community member that includes contact information (Recommendations can be uploaded to: https://forms.gle/nUP5cJWwtNfRjSKT9 )
  5. Transcripts-
    • Request the registrar to send it to scholarships@scpfinc.org) or an official transcript must be postmarked by April 1, 2024, please send to: SCPF, Inc. Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 1826, Stockbridge, GA 30281. Official transcripts must reflect the most recent coursework completed in December of 2023.

Those applicants with the highest scoring applications will be interviewed before a panel and based on the panelist decisions, one applicant will be chosen. The highest scoring applicants will interview virtually on Saturday, April 27, 2024.

Important Note: Applicants will be evaluated based on academic achievement, school activities, community service, and essay(s). The status of scholarship applications will be available to all applicants by Monday, April 15, 2024. (Incomplete applications will not be considered.)

Important Dates


Application Opens

The application will be available starting March 1, 2024.


Application Deadline

Completed applications must be submitted by April 1, 2024 to be considered.


Status Notices

Status of scholarship application will be available to all applicants by April 15, 2024.