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College of Business & Computing Scholarships

The following scholarships are offered through the College of Business & Computing. All awards are based on fund availability and criteria mentioned within each scholarship. The College of Business & Computing scholarship application must be completed by the March 16th Deadline to qualify for these funds. Recommendations for these scholarships are made by the faculty of the College of Business & Computing and awarded by the Dean upon the recommendation of the scholarship committee. 

 

Human Resource Management Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dr. Liz Wilson, former Dean of the College of Business and Computing, representing Human Resource Management alumni.

Scholarship Requirements 

  • Enrolled in GSW as a Human Resource Management Major
  • Minimum of 18 hours upper division business classes
  • 2.75 GPA minimum.
 
Accounting Scholarship

This scholarship was established by GSW accounting alumni and faculty.

Scholarship Requirements

  • Enrolled as an accounting major
  • Minimum of 15 hours upper division business classes
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
 
Belford Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Richard A. Belford and Martha G. Belford and in honor of William Lee Belford. This scholarship shall be used for a student who is an incoming freshman, or a current student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at Georgia Southwestern State University in the College of Business and Computing. Consideration will be given to student athletes enrolled in the College of Business and Computing who meet the stated criteria. 

Scholarship Requirements

  • Preference will be given (although not limited to) students who graduated from High School from Chatham, Effingham, Bulloch, Bryan or Liberty counties in Georgia
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA is required for receipt of this scholarship. 
 
James Deriso Scholarship

This memorial endowment was established by the family of James G. Deriso. Mr. Deriso, father of Mrs. Betty Pope, a former Chair-person of Georgia Southwestern Foundation’s Board of Trustees, was a successful businessman in Sumter County. Consideration is given to participation and leadership in campus activities and extra-curricular activities.

Scholarship Requirements

  • Student must have junior or senior status
  • Accepted into the College of Business and Computing
  • A GPA of 3.0 and no more than one grade of “C” in upper division courses.
 
Rotary/Willis Shiver Scholarship

Established by the Americus Rotary Club for members of Students in Free Enterprise, this scholarship honors the memory of a lifelong member, J. Willis Shiver, who started a successful business in Americus, Georgia which is continuing to flourish as a product of the American free enterprise system.

 
Rotary/E.H. Kinnebrew, Sr. Scholarship

Established by the Americus Rotary Club for members of Students in Free Enterprise, this scholarship honors the memory of a lifelong member of the late E.H. Kinnebrew, Sr., whose successful business in Americus, Georgia which is continuing to flourish as a product of the American free enterprise system.

 
Wheeler/Parker Scholarship

The Wheeler/Parker Scholarship was established by Jean and Wes Wheeler as an endowment to honor the Parker and Wheeler families. The criterion gives consideration to students who have financial need and meet admission standards. This scholarship will be shared by the College of Business and Computing and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

 
Jeff Singley Scholarship

Mrs. Singley established this scholarship in memory of her husband, Jeff Singley, who suddenly passed away at age 46, while their two sons, Kyle and Ryan were pursing degrees at Georgia Southwestern State University. This scholarship shall be used for a student who meets the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled as a business or pre-business as a Sophomore or greater student status
  • Has maintained a record of academic excellence as demonstrated by a GPA of 3.5
  • Who works at least a part-time job
  • Preference will be given to students who have lost a parent

 

Moore Family Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mr. Larry W. Moore, a 1973 graduate of Georgia Southwestern State University. This scholarship supports fulltime students entering their sophomore year pursuing a degree in business with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to students who are not receiving any other scholarships, including HOPE.

Department Contact

College of Business & Computing

Business, History & Political Science Building; Crawford Wheatley Hall

229-931-2090
janie.mooney@gsw.edu

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Scholarship Deadline
March 16th

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