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ASSETS Scholars

Priority Deadline: April 15

Today, there is a growing need for students pursuing baccalaureate degrees in science and mathematics. The School of Science and Mathematics is making a difference in meeting this need, through our ASSETS Scholars Program -and we are committed to our scholarship recipients.

The ASSETS program is funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation. ABAC is awarding up to 10 scholarships annually -up to $6,000- to promising science, technology, engineering, and math students.

Application Check List

  •  ASSETS Application Form
  • ASSETS Evaluation Form– Two evaluation forms, one of which must be from a science or mathematics instructor.
  • An applicant essay describing interest and goals (500 words or less)
  • Upon qualification an applicant interview may be required.

Mail all materials to:

Academic Support
Attn: ASSETS Committee
ABAC 15, 2802 Moore Highway
Tifton, GA 31793

Current Student One Year Application Form
Priority Deadline: April 15

Current Student STEM Application Form

ASSETS Reference Form– Two references from ABAC Science and Math Faculty.

Scholarship Selection

The review process for new students will be based on the following criteria, in order of priority:

  • Demonstrated academic potential through a combination of ACT/SAT scores and high school GPA. Minimum expectations are:
    • Math ACT ≥26 or Math SAT ≥600 and High School GPA ≥3.2 or
    • Math ACT ≥23 or Math SAT ≥550 and High School GPA ≥3.5 or
    • Math ACT ≥21 or Math SAT ≥500 and High School GPA ≥3.7 or
    • Ranking in top 20% of high school class
  • An applicant essay describing interests and goals
  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a science or mathematics instructor
  • An applicant interview

Extra consideration will be given to members of under-represented groups in science and mathematics as well as active involvement in activities in the STEM disciplines including extracurricular programs and student organizations.

The grant program requires that students demonstrate financial need, be U.S. citizens or resident aliens, and be enrolled as full-time students in a STEM major at ABAC. Financial need will be determined by the Financial Aid Office at ABAC.

Conditions of Scholarship:

If selected for the scholarship the applicant will participate in the following enrichment activities:

  • Faculty – mentoring program.
  • Attending science/math seminars.
  • Science Affiliates Club
  • Participate in undergraduate research activities with the University of Georgia Tifton Campus.
  • Participate in the School of Science and Mathematics travel program.

Scholarship Retention:

ASSETS scholars will be evaluated each semester and their scholarship can continue for two academic years. Continuation of the scholarship will be based on these criteria:

  • Continuing financial need
  • Continuing in a major in a STEM field
  • Continuing full-time status
  • Progress toward graduation
  • Regent’s GPA of 3.0, including a 3.0 GPA in major-related coursework
  • Scholar’s involvement in the above enrichment program