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NGTC Foundation LogoThe North Georgia Technical College Foundation is thrilled to announce that the Charles Maynard/Opal and Barney Word Memorial Registered Nursing Endowed Scholarship has been established at the college to benefit Associate of Science in Nursing students attending the Blairsville Campus.

Brenda Maynard is honoring her late husband and parents with this scholarship that will help students who are studying to become RNs to attend college, graduate and go to work. The $25,000 scholarship will fund $1,000 annually to a student chosen from applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of Towns, Union (GA) or Clay (NC) Counties

  • Complete an application for State and Federal Financial Assistance (FAFSA)

  • Have an unmet financial need

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better

  • Complete the NGTC Foundation Scholarship Application

  • Submit a recommendation from an advisor, instructor or employer

The deadline for submitting an application is Thursday, November 15th, for the Spring Semester beginning in January 2019.

Applications are available at For more information contact or 706-754-7714.