SELECTION PROCESS

AN UNPARALLELED OPPORTUNITY

 

C5 Georgia’s selection is rigorous and competitive. We receive hundreds of completed applications each year and only 40 to 70 students (half boys and half girls) are selected to join C5 Georgia. Only those students who participate in the full process will be considered for selection.

 

The C5 selection process has 4 key components:

  • Step 1: Nomination
  • Step 2: Application & Letters of Recommendations
  • Step 3: Interviews
  • Step 4: Evaluation & Selection

 

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ELIGIBILITY

Students are eligible for nomination in their 7th grade year.

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NOMINATION

Youth are nominated by schools, youth-serving organizations, or personal.

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CRITERIA

We are seeking students who are high-potential, need support, and challenge ready.

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KEY DATES

Applications open November 1 and application deadline December 4.

Selection Timeline

October to November

Information sessions will be offered at partner sites for parents and students to attend.

November 1

Online Application Opens!

December 4

All application materials due! All applications will be submitted online. A complete application includes a current grade report, short answer and long answer essay, and 2 recommendations.

January 11-15

Applicants invited to sign-up for an interview via email.

February

Student interviews* take place at various Partner sites throughout Metro-Atlanta:

  • Dates and locations to be determined soon

*Partners with 15+ applicants will be asked to host interviews during the week at their facility

March 20

All students will be notified of our decision.