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Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber
1000 Abernathy Road, Suite L-10
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
678.443.2990   (Directions & Parking)



Donna Adams Mahaffey Scholarship Qualification Criteria for 2021-2022

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Donna Adams Mahaffey Scholarship. The Scholarship Committee will award four students with $2,500.00 scholarships (four students from either Riverwood International and/or North Springs High School) who meet the below requirements.

The Applicant must:
  1. Attend one of the two public high schools in Sandy Springs, GA (Riverwood International or North Springs High School)
  2. Be a senior, and have been enrolled and currently attending Riverwood or North Springs High School for at least 2 years (includes senior year)
  3. Have completed the FAFSA form.
  4. Be a US Citizen or have Permanent Resident Alien Status
  5. Provide a social security number, if requested
  6. Plan to enroll for the 2021 summer or fall semester at an accredited NON-PROFIT technical, 2 year or 4 year public college or public university in the state of Georgia. (Please refer to the following web site for a list of the non-profit (i) public technical, associate degree, and (ii) public 4-year colleges and universities which are in the University System of Georgia: To receive the Scholarship, the applicant must attend one of the technical, associate degree, or 4-year colleges and universities listed on this web site.)
  7. Register to take a minimum of 6 credit hours or more
  8. Have a current cumulative, High School numeric average of at least 79 out of 100 or better
  9. If applicant is under 18 years of age, have parent/guardian sign consent form
  10. If applicant is 18 years of age or older, sign consent form
  11. Have two (2) personalized letters of recommendation from non-relative individuals (employer, teacher, religious leader, etc.)
  12. Write an essay of 500 words or less on (i) why you have a need for financial aid, and (ii) why you want to continue your education.
  13. Complete the application and consent form
  14. Be willing to participate in an interview, if required
  15. Be willing to attend a few Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber Civic Fund events with the other awardees

Please fill out the following required information and sign the form to submit it to the Sandy Springs Perimeter Civic Fund Scholarship Committee by March 12, 2021.

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Click to Download 2021 Application

Click to Download Consent Form

The Scholarship Committee may request additional information. Additional information can be sent via email, fax or mailed to:

The Donna Adams Mahaffey Scholarship
c/o Sandy Springs Perimeter Civic Fund
Attention: Brittany Hendler
6 Concourse Parkway, Suite 1725
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Phone: 678.443.2990
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fax: 678.443.2993 (Attention: Brittany Hendler)


Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber
1000 Abernathy Road, Suite L-10
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Phone: 678.443.2990
Fax: 678.443.2993

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