Coweta County Family Connection (CCFC) Scholarship and Funding Request Guidelines for FY’15 (July1, 2014- June 30, 2015)
CCFC Vision: Ensure all individuals and families of Coweta County become stable and self-sufficient.
CCFC Mission: Provide a networking opportunity for all community partners to connect resources and services for Coweta County. CCFC partners include public agencies, nonprofits, civic and faith-based organizations, business partners, local government, family, youth, and consumers.
CCFC FY’15 Initiative: Empower-Educate-Employ: providing opportunity for individuals and agencies to assist Coweta County residents attain a GED, entrance into a post-secondary educational program, and/or employment or advanced employment. Scholarships and funding requests are for the following:
- GED Test Fees
- ACT/SAT Test Fees
- Application/Entrance fees for post-secondary educational programs
Procedure: Scholarships and funding available for Coweta County residents only and based on the following criteria:
GED: Completion of a minimum of 40 GED classroom hours, minimum score of 155 on practice test, and an instructor recommendation the student is test-ready. Complete the CCFC Request for Funds Application. Adult students may utilize CLICK (Certified Literate is Coweta’s Key) Application. Funds will be submitted within 30 days directly to West Georgia Technical College for test fees by either aforementioned agency. Underage students (under 17 years of age) must meet the State Guidelines to be recommended for scholarship.
ACT/SAT: Application for funds are received by the individual or his/her referring agency. The CCFC Application must be submitted in writing 30 days prior to test date. Upon CCFC committee approval, funds will be dispersed to the Testing Agency only. Individuals will not receive direct funds. Scholarship recipients will provide at least one annual update to the CCFC committee.
Entrance/Application Fee: Application for funds are received by the individual or his/her referring agency. The CCFC Application must be submitted in writing 30 days prior to test date. Upon CCFC committee approval, funds will be dispersed to the Educational Institution only. Individuals will not receive direct funds. Scholarship recipients will provide at least one annual update to the CCFC committee.
Oversight: The CCFC committee reviews each application for approval prior to the release of any funds. The CCFC committee consist of, but not limited to, the CCFC Chair and Coordinator, WGTC Adult Education, CLICK, Paxen Learning, DOL (Department of Labor), Goodwill Career Center, and Referring Agencies. Referring Agencies will attend committee meetings, provide a MOA (Memorandum of Agreement), and provide minimal student case management with quarterly updates. CCFC Coordinator will collect, maintain, and report all data to GaFCP (Georgia Family Connection Partnership-funding source), CCFC Executive Board and Collaborative.
Funding for GED and post-secondary educational fees are provided through a partnership with CLICK. Scholarships based on funds availability.