Synovus Bank/Calvin Smyre Endowed Scholarship


Developed in partnership with UNCF, the Synovus Bank/Calvin Smyre Endowed Scholarship will provide need-based scholarships to service-minded African American college sophomores studying in any field applicable to banking and financial services. One annual award will be designated for a student enrolled at Fort Valley State University, where Mr. Smyre serves as Chair of the FVSU Foundation.

  • Be African American/Black, and a US citizen or permanent resident.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • This scholarship will be awarded in the 2022-2023 academic year and is renewable for up to two (2) years for recipients who continue to meet eligibility requirements. 

Award: $4,500

Deadline: September 27th, 2022

Learn more and apply here