Hall Co. Constitutional Officers announce statewide scholarship
The Constitutional Officers of
Hall County - Sheriff Gerald Couch, Clerk of Courts Charles Baker and Tax
Commissioner Darla Eden - are pleased to announce a scholarship contest for
Georgia high school seniors and current college undergraduates.
Each year, the Constitutional
Officer's Association of Georgia (COAG) offers Georgia students a chance to win
scholarships. This year, the Association will offer three scholarships
one each in the amounts of $1,500, $1,000 and $500. To be eligible for
this year's scholarship, students must be residents of Georgia, graduate high
school by the spring of 2015 or be enrolled in an accredited Georgia college or
university. Students must also seek a degree in a field related to
government/law enforcement, political science, accounting/finance or business,
To apply, applicants must submit
a typed 1,000-word essay that answers the question: "How can the local
governing authority and the four local constitutional officers in your county
partner together to provide a more efficient and cost effective
government?," provide a letter of acceptance or enrollment from an
institution of higher education, a copy of a college application or transcript
to provide verification of degree field, and the COAG scholarship application.
All completed applications,
documentation and completed essays should be mailed flat in a 9 x 12 envelope
to: Suzanne Cross, COAG, P.O. Box 1644, Decatur, GA, 30031, by April 1, 2015.