Toler Velissaris Scholarship

The Toler Velissaris Scholarship Program

Exclusively for Breakthrough Atlanta Scholars

The Toler Velissaris Scholarship for Academic Excellence is designed to empower Breakthrough Atlanta Scholars to pursue post-secondary education at four-year colleges and universities. The scholarship program awards up to four, $10,000 scholarships to graduating seniors ($2,500 per year for up to four years).

Application Information

The application period for the Toler Velissaris Scholarship for Academic Excellence is not yet open. Please check back.

Highly qualified applicants will demonstrate:

  • Active participation in Breakthrough Atlanta’s college preparatory program
  • Acceptance and intention to attend a four-year college or university
  • Academic merit 

  • Volunteer service and civic engagement 

  • Financial need

For additional information, please contact Mrs. Monique Shields, Chief Executive Officer,


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