Scholarships and Lending Library


Applying for scholarships with the CGTC Foundation has never been easier! Students can now apply online and check the status of a scholarship application without ever picking up the phone.

The deadline for fall scholarship applications (to be used for spring semester tuition and fees) is October 3, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted.

Step 1: Getting Started

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on getting started with your online application:

You can also click HERE for printable instructions that will show you how to get started with STARS.

Step 2: Apply for Scholarships Online

Ready to apply for scholarships online? Click the
STARS icon to be directed to the STARS online system:

**NOTE: Please use Internet Explorer to access STARS.


Step 3: Stay Informed

Check your student email account frequently. All scholarship announcements will be sent to your student email account. Foundation staff cannot provide scholarship award information over the phone.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Click HERE for a printable info sheet with frequently asked questions and additional instructions.

Q. Can I still turn in a paper application like before?
A. The Foundation Office cannot accept paper applications, essays, or recommendation forms. All parts of your scholarship application must be submitted online through STARS. Computers are available for student use in the library and Academic Success Center.
Q. What scholarships are offered through STARS?
A. You can access the same scholarships that have always been offered by the Foundation. STARS is specific to the CGTC Foundation and does not include or affect any scholarships available through the Financial Aid Office or through government or private organizations. STARS cannot be used for Lending Library applications at this time.
Q. What if I have questions or need help with my online application?

For questions regarding the STARS online system, please email or call (847) 859-5017 Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM EST.

For questions related to a specific scholarship, please contact Alicia Long at (478) 218-3311 or via email.

A Foundation representative will be available to meet with students on the following days:

Monday, September 15
Milledgeville Campus Library (Center for Health Sciences, Room H-201)
  • Session 1:  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Session 2:  4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 17
Warner Robins Campus Library (Building A, Room 108)
  • Session 1:  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Session 2:  4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 18
Macon Campus Library (Building I, Second Floor)
  • Session 1:  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Session 2:  4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Lending Library

The Lending Library is designed to assist CGTC students that have exhausted ALL financial aid options and have no other means of purchasing textbooks for their classes. The Foundation will NOT provide books to students that have adequate financial aid to purchase their books.

Application Deadline

The deadline for Lending Library applications for fall semester was Friday, August 22. An email will be sent to all students when the Lending Library opens for spring semester.

Lending Library Policy

Please click HERE for a printable copy of the Lending Library policy.

Scholarships (TCSG Foundation)

The following scholarships are available from the Technical College System of Georgia Foundation. Submission instructions are included on the information sheets for each scholarship.

The AT&T Scholars Program

The Manufacturers Education Foundation