Workshops

The Scholarship Resource Center is open to all students, and potential students without appointment during walk-in hours. Our workshops are open to all Georgia State University students and advance registration is not required.

Downloadable Workshop Schedule Spring 2015

Searching and Applying For Scholarships

This workshop covers the basics of searching and applying for scholarships, how college funding works, adhering to timelines and enhancing research skills.

Day Date Time Location
Tuesday Jan 13, 2015 12:30-1:00pm 249 Sparks Hall
Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015 3:30-4:00 pm 249 Sparks Hall
Wednesday Feb. 4, 2015 3:30-4:00 pm 249 Sparks Hall
Monday Mar. 9, 2015 3:30-4:00 am 249 Sparks Hall
Thursday Apr. 16, 2015 12:30-1:00am 249 Sparks Hall

Writing a Winning Essay

This workshop unlocks the secrets of what sets a scholarship winner apart from thousands of candidates — the personal essay! Learn how to create a winning essay by avoiding common mistakes, understanding what the judges want to see, and reviewing winning essays and essays that failed. If you have already written a personal essay that needs work, don’t be afraid to bring it!

Day Date Time Location
Wednesday Jan. 21, 2015 3:30-4:00 pm 249 Sparks Hall
Monday Jan. 26, 2015 3:30-4:00 pm 249 Sparks Hall
Thursday Feb. 12, 2015 12:30-1:00pm 249 Sparks Hall
Tuesday Mar. 17, 2015 12:30-1:00pm 249 Sparks Hall
Monday Apr. 20, 2015 3:30-4:30 pm 249 Sparks Hall

Trying to Make a Dollar out of 15 Cents: Financial Literacy in the College Setting

This workshop gives students the building blocks for financial success that begin in college life. The workshop covers budgeting, debt and making decisions that will set students up for long term financial success.

Day Date Time Location
Monday Feb. 2, 2015 3:30-4:00 pm 249 Sparks Hall
Thursday Feb. 26, 2015 12:30-1:00pm 249 Sparks Hall
Wednesday Mar. 25, 2015 3:30-4:00 pm 249 Sparks Hall
Tuesday Apr. 6, 2015 12:30-1:00pm 249 Sparks Hall
Wednesday Apr. 29, 2014 3:30-4:00 pm. 249 Sparks Hall

Keeping Hope Alive

This workshop provides students with the criteria for gaining and keeping the Hope Scholarship. Students will learn keys to maintaining Hope throughout their college career.

Day Date Time Location
Monday Feb. 16, 2015 3:30-4:00 pm 249 Sparks Hall

Financing Your Graduate Education

This workshop assists potential and current graduate students in understanding the options available for financing their graduate education. Students will learn about types of funding sources available and will be provided with resources to begin their funding search.

Day Date Time Location
Monday Mar. 2, 2015 3:30-4:00 pm 249 Sparks Hall