Apply for a Scholarship

Scholarship Information

Forsyth County Parks and Recreation provides a wide variety of youth recreation opportunities, yet not all families are able to afford the participation fees. Forsyth County Parks Foundation and Forsyth County Parks and Recreation have designed a youth scholarship program to provide funding for these families. 

Eligibility Requirements
• Children ages 17 or younger are eligible to receive a scholarship
• Recipients must be county residents
• Recipients must be approved for the Forsyth County Schools Free and Reduced Priced Meal Program
• Applicants must provide a completed application with supporting documents

Program Guidelines
• The approval of scholarships is dependent upon funding and activity availability.
• Scholarships are for activities where the registration is taken directly by the parks and recreation department.    
• Each child is eligible for $150.00 in financial assistance per calendar year (max of up to $ 300.00 per family). 
• A scholarship can only be applied to a new registration. Refunds will not be given for prior registrations. 
• A completed application and supporting documents are required to be considered.
• Applications must be received at least 2 weeks prior to the start date of registration or the activity start date. 
• Late or incomplete applications will not be processed.
• Failure to attend a program paid for by a scholarship may result in the loss of future financial assistance.
• Failure to follow program or facility rules may result in the loss of future financial assistance.
• Forsyth County Parks & Recreation reserves the right to cancel a program due to low enrollment.
• All scholarship applications will remain confidential.

The scholarship program is funded by donations. To make a tax-deductible contribution, please visit

Youth Scholarship Application

Applicant Information

Activity Request

Contact Us


 P.O. Box 2417
 Cumming, GA 30028
 Phone: (770) 781-2215
 Fax: (770) 781-2221
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

Working together to enrich the community by providing safe, clean and inclusive parks and recreation.

Our Vision

Inspiring a connected, vibrant and healthy community through parks and play.