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Community C.A.R.E.S. Foundation, Inc. of Covington, GA

In collaboration with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Chi Tau Omega Chapter of Covington, GA

$1000 - $2000 Melanie Raiford Griggs Scholarship

Click the link below to download your scholarship application.

Take time to fill it out and apply today!

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

Application must be postmarked by May 13, 2023

2023 CCF_AKA_CTO_Scholarship-Application.docx
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The Community C.A.R.E.S. Foundation, Incorporated, is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to providing scholarships to deserving high school students of Newton and Rockdale Counties pursuing higher educational pursuits attending colleges and universities across the nation.

In collaboration with Chi Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated of Covington Georgia, we continue to award the “Melanie Raiford Griggs Scholarship” to deserving young female students of Newton County.

The Community C.A.R.E.S. Foundation, Incorporated, and Chi Tau Omega Chapter traditionally have awarded 12 scholarships to high schools in Newton and Rockdale Counties. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher to apply.

Since 2005, the Community C.A.R.E.S. Foundation, Incorporated in partnership with Chi Tau Omega Chapter have awarded more than $265,000 to awardees.

For additional information, please review the application and apply. The deadline is May 13, 2023. All applications received must be postmarked by May 13, 2023

For additional information, please contact Community C.A.R.E.S. Foundation, Inc. President

Darlene M. Smith, or 770-789-2185

2021 Scholarship Recipients



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