College Scholarship Program



We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum, which creatively integrates running.

Scholarship Qualifications:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be an alumna of the Girls on the Run North GA Program for at least 3 seasons, plus 1 season of Girls on Track/Heart & Soul
  • Attend an accredited college or university or vocational/technical school in the coming fall as a full-time student
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a non-weighted 4.0 scale
  • Have a minimum of 60 volunteer hours with Girls on the Run North GA

General Provisions:

  • Annually, one award will be granted
  • Amount shall be determined by the Girls on the Run North GA Board
  • Scholarship is not renewable
  • Selection Committee will consist of members on the board of directors of Girls on the Run North GA

Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrate the Girls on the Run’s vision of embracing joy, health and confidence in life
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and compassion through activities
  • The scholarship will not be solely based on financial need

Scholarship Application Process:

Contact Girls on the Run North GA for an application

Application Period: January 1st - March 1st

In addition to the application form an applicant will be required to submit:

a. An essay of 500 words or less explaining how her Girls on the Run experience influenced the choices she made in high school. Examples include:

  • Volunteering for a cause that matters to her
  • Pursuing her dream job
  • Focusing on her physical health
  • Living with inner confidence
  • High School transcript