The Valedictorian Scholarship is an institutional program that recognizes superior academic performance. Incoming freshmen and transfer freshmen who have attempted less than 18 credit hours in college, have been selected as valedictorian of their graduating class, have minimun test scores of 1170 on the SAT or 26 on the ACT, and are entering a degree program at Emmanuel College are eligible for this scholarship. (The graduating class must have at least ten graduates and must meet regular acceptance requirements. No probational or conditional accepts will be eligible for this scholarship.)
Incoming transfer students who have attempted 18 or more credit hours in college with a 3.65 cumulative GPA or higher for all coursework attempted, selected as valedictorian of their high school graduating class, and are entering a degree program at Emmanuel College are eligible for this scholarship. (The graduating class must have at least 10 graduates.)
For 2015-2016, the award is up to $4,500 per semester or up to $9,000 per year. The recipient must be a full-time degree-seeking student. Students beginning enrollment during the Spring Semester are eligible to receive this scholarship. This scholarship is non-transferable, not available during the Summer Semester, and not redeemable for cash.
Students receiving the Valedictorian Scholarship are not eligible to receive the Zenith, Pinnacle, Apex, Peak, Crown, Summit, Crest, Academic or Achiever Scholarships.
The application to apply for the Emmanuel College Valedictorian Scholarship is the Emmanuel College Application for Financial Aid. The application is available online here.
For incoming freshmen, high school transcripts must be submitted to the Office of Admissions for evaluation. For incoming transfers, high school transcripts and all college transcripts must be submitted to the Office of Admissions for evaluation.
To renew the Valedictorian Scholarship, the student must maintain a 3.65 cumulative GPA or higher. The Office of Financial Aid determines continuing eligibility for the next award year at the close of each spring semester. A recipient can receive this scholarship for up to eight semesters.
In addition to scholarship, students are encouraged to apply for additional forms of assistance by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid here and the HOPE Scholarship and Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant here.
All grants, scholarships and loans singularly or in combination cannot exceed a students’ cost of attendance. A students cost of attendance is determined by the financial aid office and includes tuition, room and board, books, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.
In the event of a drill or actual fire, either the smoke detectors or fire alarm will sound.
- Leave the building in an orderly fashion, using the nearest fire exit, staying low to avoid smoke inhalation.
- If the fire alarm has not been activated, pull the closest fire alarm as you exit the building. (If the fire alarm has already been activated, there is no need to pull a second alarm.)
- Fire exit maps are located in the hallways on each floor. Familiarize yourself with your escape route as soon as possible after arriving on campus.
- Close the door of your room as you exit, reducing the fire’s spread and damage.
- After exiting the dorm, meet in the assigned areas to be accounted for (see 7 below). Under no circumstances should you reenter a burning building!
- The following areas have been designated as meeting points:
- Wellons Hall: the small gazebo next to the Admissions office.
- Jackson Hall: the steps of Taylor Chapel.
- Drum Hall: the Northeast section of the Quad between the Aaron Building and the Taylor Music Hall.
- Melton Hall & King Street: the east end of the residential parking lot beside the hill.
- Terrace/Village (if utilized): the middle of the Terrace parking lot, on the grassy knoll.
The Director of Campus Safety will announce when you may reenter the building.
In the event of an actual fire, do not reenter the building unless cleared by local Fire Department personnel!
In case of fire, either the smoke detectors or fire alarms will sound. Students, faculty and staff should do the following:
- In an orderly fashion, exit the building, staying low to avoid smoke inhalation.
- If the fire alarm has not been activated, pull the closest fire alarm when exiting the building. (If the fire alarm has already been activated, there is no need to pull a second alarm.)
- Familiarize yourself with the layout of the building. Escape routes are posted throughout buildings in areas easily accessible to everyone.
- If you are the last person to exit a classroom or office, close the door, reducing the fire’s spread and damage.
- After exiting, meet in designated areas (see 7 below) to be accounted for. Under no circumstances should you reenter a burning building!
- To prevent personal endangerment and obstruction of emergency responders and equipment, do not leave the assigned areas until cleared to do so by your Area Leader.
The following areas are designated as safe zones for fire evacuation:
- Aaron Building: Center of quad and grassy knoll near gazebo
- Admissions/Financial Aid: Field behind Admissions
- Gym/Café/Bookstore: Hill beside Franklin Springs PH Church
- Library: Parking lot of Wellons Science Resource Center
- Maintenance: Gate entrance next to tree line
- Nash/SCM: Behind Gym
- Student Life/Wellons Science: Wellons resident parking lot
- SAC: Baseball Field
- Swails Center: West parking lot next to tree line
- Taylor Building/Taylor Chapel/Cafeteria: Center of Quad
- Teacher Education: Tennis Courts
Note: These areas have been selected as initial meeting places after consultation with local fire officials. If the area becomes dangerous, the Area Leader will direct the group to a safer place.
In Case of Emergency
Dial 911 for Fire, Ambulance, and Life-Threatening Emergencies.
Dialing “9” to reach an outside line is not required when dialing 911.
All extensions must dial “9” to reach an outside line.
FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT: 706-245-8752
FRANKLIN SPRINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT: 706-245-6957
FRANKLIN SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT: 706-245-6957
Welcome to Career Services!
Career Services is here to help YOU!
Emmanuel College Career Services provides the following services:
- Assistance with resumes
- Mock Interview workshops
- Preparation and transportation to Career Fairs
- Career Counseling
- Assessment and “type-matching” for major/career
Career Services is located in Student Life office across from the gym.
There is no charge for Career Services.
Monday through Thursday – 8:00am to 4:00pm
Friday – 8:00am to noon
Sean Williamson, Director, email@example.com
Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins will be taken when scheduling allows.
For a list of resources, make sure you visit our Helpful Links.
Below is a chart that will provide you a quick overview of the loans available to you. We are here to help you determine the right strategy to meet your financial needs.
* The rates used to calculate fees are subject to change.
Students have opportunity to seek employment while attending Emmanuel College. The college cannot guarantee all students employment since there are more students than available positions. Students are encouraged to submit their application for student employment as soon as possible.
The two types of student employment are:
Federal Work-Study (FWS) is for students who have demonstrated need according to the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Institutional Work-Study (IWS) is for students who are not eligible for the Federal Work-Study program, including international students.
Employment questions should be directed to Student Employment Coordinator, Joann Harper at 706-245-2805 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All positions are paid at least minimum wage, and student employees are paid on a bi-weekly schedule by electronic deposit to the Emmanuel Prepaid Card. For payroll questions, please contact Anita Ray at 706-245-2806 or email@example.com. For more information about the Emmanuel Prepaid Card, please click the image below.
The following resources can help you find other sources of financial aid. Beware of scams and services that will charge you a fee!
AmeriCorps provides full-time educational awards in return for community service. You can work before, during or after your post-secondary education, and you can use the funds either to pay current educational expenses or to repay federal student loans. For more information, call 1-800-942-2677 or visit http://www.americorps.org/
Businesses and labor organizations: Many companies, businesses and labor organizations have programs to help employees or members and their families pay for post-secondary education. Ask about scholarship programs and the application process.
Organizations: Foundations, religious organizations, fraternities or sororities and civic clubs offer student financial aid. Also, search community organizations and civic groups such as the YMCA, 4-H Club, Kiwanis, Rotary, the Girl or Boy Scouts, etc. Organizations connected with your field of interest can also be helpful.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: If you (or your spouse) are a veteran or you are the dependent of a veteran, veterans’ educational benefits may be available. Information is available at www.gibill.va.gov or call 1-888-442-4551.
Public libraries and the Internet are excellent sources of information on state and private sources of financial aid. When using either, search using keywords like “financial aid,” “student aid,” “scholarships,” etc. Some examples include:
Emmanuel College participates in the following financial aid programs:
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- Federal Work-Study
- Federal Direct Student Stafford Loans
- Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loans
Programs for Georgia Residents
A scholarship is a financial aid award that does not need to be repaid. Scholarships are a form of merit-based aid, meaning they are offered based on merit or achievement in a specific area. Below is a list of the scholarships currently available at Emmanuel College.
Academic Scholarships - Up to $6,000
Valedictorian Scholarship - up to $9,000
Fine Arts Scholarship - Up to $1,100 per win
Church Matching Scholarship - Up to $1,000 total
Founders Scholarship - $2,500
Pentecostal Heritage Scholarship - $1,000
Legacy Scholarship - $500
Family Discount - $600
Senior Citizen Discount - up to $18,540
ELI Scholarship - up to cost of tuition