Information and Tools

Finding Scholarships

There is over $3 billion in scholarships available every year. Some recommended places to start are GAFutures scholarship search and College Greenlight. (https://www.gafutures.org/scholarship-search and https://www.collegegreenlight.com/scholarships/-s/)

Understanding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

This application is required for your student to receive any federal financial aid (such as Pell Grant, Perkins, and Stafford). (https://fafsa.ed.gov/

Getting Started with FAFSA

This overview video explains the basics on the FAFSA and what you need to do to complete it. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-23SMf5DyQ&feature=youtu.be

Finding Financial Aid (Grants, Scholarships, Loans)

Get information on the FAFSA and more at the US Department of Education’s official financial aid site. (https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/

Connecting with Other Families

We have a private Facebook group for parents/families of Achieve Atlanta Scholars. To join the group, please contact us.

OneGoal Metro Atlanta’s COVID-19 Response

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COVID-19 Resources

Rental Assistance Program
Rental Assistance Program

Are you having trouble because of loss of income due to COVID-19? Help is here. If you are a City of Atlanta resident, you may be eligible to receive assistance...

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Food Resources
Food Resources

If you and your family are facing difficult decisions, the Atlanta Community Food Bank would like to help. Your family’s health is your first priority during this time; making sure they have...

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Emergency Grant Program
Emergency Grant Program

Given the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the impact on our Scholars, Achieve Atlanta has expanded our pilot Emergency Grant program to all Achieve Atlanta Scholars enrolled during Spring 2020....

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