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Deadline for submission of scholarships to the committee is March 30. 

APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION OFFICE, ROOM 229. 

ALL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS ARE BASED ON FUND AVAILABILITY

THESE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AWARDED BY THE DEAN OF THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

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 WAGNER 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 SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship established by the Civitan Club of Americus will be awarded to a student admitted to the School of Education at GSW and who has declared a Special Education major. The award is based on highest GPA in college curriculum. Two $500 awards will be made each year based on available funds.  Selection is made by the School of Education’s scholarship committee. 

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. 

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. 

DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded in even numbered years. This scholarship is awarded to a student who is a first semester junior, admitted to teacher education, and has maintained the GPA set by the teacher education admission policy.

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