C5 Georgia prepares young people to be leaders in their communities. The 5-year progression emphasizes skill building, college readiness, and career exploration. For the students we select, we offer an unparalleled opportunity to learn and prepare for the future. We depend on our partners in the community to nominate deserving youth who are prepared for C5 Georgia!

We are looking for students who:

  • Are high potential
  • Need support
  • Are challenge-ready

To learn more about youth nomination and selection, please read our Nomination & Selection Guide.

Students eligible for nomination will be in their 7th-grade year during the selection process.

Selection Timeline

September – October | Information sessions will be offered at partner sites for parents and students to attend

October 18 | Online application opens!

November 18 | All application materials due! This year applications will be submitted online. A complete application includes a current grade report, short answer and long answer essay, and 2-3 recommendations.

January 3 | Applicants invited to sign-up for an interview via email

February | Student interviews* take place at various Partner sites throughoutMetro-Atlanta:

  • Saturday, January 14th
  • Saturday, February 4th
  • Saturday, February 11th
  • Saturday, February 18th

*Partners with 20+ applicants will be asked to host interviews during the week at their facility

March | Semifinalists will be notified by March 3rd; All students will be notified of our decision by March 31st

Student Application

We recognize that all students will not be affiliated with one of our partner schools, so we offer personal nominations. Students will be held to the same standards and will follow the same process as those students who are nominated by partners.

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