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College of Education Scholarships

The following scholarships are offered through the College of Education. All awards are based on fund availability and criteria mentioned within each scholarship. The College of Education scholarship application must be completed by the April 2nd Deadline to qualify for these funds. Recommendations for these scholarships are made by the faculty of the College of Education and awarded by the Dean upon the recommendation of the scholarship committee. 

 

MARY G. DUPREE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established in memory of Mary G. Dupree by the J. Frank Myers family. The purpose of the fund is to assist students in good standing in attaining a degree in teacher education.

JAMES KIRT MYERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. James “Kirt” Myers, a dedicated GSW Administrator, teacher, coach, and father died tragically in an automobile accident in 2001. His family, friends, and students began this endowment to honor his memory for his contributions to GSW and the Americus community. The award is available to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who have been admitted to teacher education with a Special Education Major.

Margaret Rhyne Wagener and Robert Lee Rhyne Scholarship
Claude Rhyne, the brother of Margaret R. Wagener and Robert Rhyne, established this scholarship as a lasting tribute to their memory.  This scholarship is to be awarded to a student admitted to the School of Education with a major emphasis on Special Education. Applicants must demonstrate a need and maintain a GPA of 2.5.

CIVITAN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is based on highest GPA in curriculum and available funds. 

Glynn Mathis Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Glynn Mathis, an alumnus of Georgia Southwestern and a retired career educator in the State of Georgia. This scholarship is awarded to deserving students (undergraduate or graduate) showing financial need that meet admission standards or requirements at Georgia Southwestern and are pursuing a degree in Education and plan to teach. Preference is given to student athletes demonstrating academic proficiency and athletic skills in any of the intercollegiate sports offered at Georgia Southwestern.

KIMBERLY DOUGLAS ROBINS SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established in memory of Kimberly Douglas Robins, a graduate of Georgia Southwestern and the Chief Administrator of the Andersonville Cemetery, by her husband, Dr. Glenn Robins. This scholarship is to be awarded to a student enrolled in GSW, with a major in Secondary Education, Middle Grades Education, or Nursing. Preference will be given to non-traditional students or those seeking a second degree. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

SUMTER COUNTY RETIRED EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to two students each academic year who are first semester juniors, admitted to teacher education, and has maintained the GPA set by the teacher education admission policy. 

FORT FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is for continuing students in the in the school of Education with preference given to those accepted into the Teacher Education Program with a 3.0 or greater. Scholarship is renewable if funds are available and student remains in good standing in the program and maintains the 3.0

BETTY HARPE
This scolarship is for elementary or early childhood education majors.

MARTIN EDUCATOR
Preference is given to a student who has been admitted into the teacher education program.  Preference is given to a student with financial need.  Students are eligible to reapply, and the scholarship may be awarded to more than one student.

Department Contact

College of Education

Education Center

229-931-2146 phone
229-931-2163 fax
rachel.abbott@gsw.edu

College of Education

Scholarship Deadline
April 2nd

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