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COE Scholarships

All John H. Lounsbury College of Education students are encouraged to complete the financial aid application available from the Georgia College Financial Aid Office 478-445-5149 even if they do not intend to receive financial aid through GC while enrolled. Some state and national scholarships and other awards are given based on merit and need. Not having a financial aid application on file could disqualify a student from consideration for these awards.
For more information about the GC scholarships below, please see the GC financial aid scholarship page.

GC Scholarships for Education Students
Former Recipients of Awards

Mary Rose Turner Baugh Bacon Scholarship

  • Status: students who have been out of high school for at least five (5) years and are undergraduate or graduate students who are declared education majors
  • GPA of 3.0 must be maintained while receiving this scholarship

Carmen Bass Scholarship

  • Status: student accepted into junior middle grades cohort.  If not awarded, then consideration given to junior early childhood or special education cohort member 
  • Application includes:
    1) letter of recommendation from someone who can speak to quality of field work
    2) statement of need
    3) persuasive essay regarding interaction with P-12 students and positive impact

Attie Gladin Branan Alumni Scholarship

  • Status: freshman to graduate, female, (declared) education majors
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year

Deana Burgess Alumni Scholarship

  • Non-traditional student
  • Graduate or undergraduate
  • Female
  • Submit three letters of recommendation

J. Wilson Comer Alumni Scholarship 

  • Status: Rising junior, senior and graduate, male or female, (declared) education majors
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year

Jennie Belle Dickson Cross Alumni Scholarship 

  • Status: Rising junior or senior, female, (declared) business major  (first preference) or education major (if no business major meets the criteria)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of academic year

Bennett-Dudley Scholarship

Edith Fletcher Echols Education Alumni Scholarship 

  • Education major
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0

Charles Grady Elder and Katharine Elder Scholarship

  • Status: Completed at least one year in designated course of study in field of education
  • Top 1/3 of class
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of academic year

Julia C. Ewing Alumni Scholarship

  • Status: rising junior to graduate, male or female, any major
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year

Rosalie Brigham Garbutt Scholarship

Floride Moore Gardner Alumni Scholarship

  • Status: freshman to graduate, male or female, (declared) education majors
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year

Frances Fowler Jones Scholarship

  • Status: Elementary Education

Emily Myrtice Lynch Endowed Scholarship

  • Preferential consideration to graduates of public school systems in Jasper and Putnam counties in Georgia
  • Graduate or undergraduate
  • Submit three letters of recommendation

McCall Sisters Alumni Scholarship

  • Status: rising sophomore to senior, male or female (declared) education major
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Mozo-Stewart/Ethel Rae Mozo-Stewart Alumni Scholarship

  • Status: Rising sophomore to senior, male or female, (declared) education majors
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year

Marvin McTyeire Parks-Ruth Vaden Parks Alumni Scholarship

  • Status: freshman to senior, male or female, (declared) education majors
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year

The Peabody Endowed Scholarship

  • Status: junior or senior at the start of the fall semester
  • Majoring in one of the College of Education cohort programs
  • Preference given to relative of Peabody alumni

Kranzberg Phoenix Alumni Scholarship

  • Status: freshman to senior female, (declared) education majors 
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year
  • Other: Age 30 or over 

Annie Laurie Alford Psalmonds Scholarship

Elizabeth A. Rihm Scholarship

  • Rising senior enrolled in the undergraduate special education, early childhood, or middle grades education program offered by the John H. Lounsbury College of Education;
  • Member of Delta Zeta Sorority, GC Chapter;
  • Recommendation by the Chair of the Department of Special Education and Educational Leadership in the John H. Lounsbury College of Education.

Ann Simpson Smith Alumni Scholarship

  • Status: freshman to graduate, male or female, (declared) education majors
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year

Dr. T.E. & Lavane Smith Alumni Scholarship

  • Status: freshman to senior, male or female, (declared) education majors 
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year
  • Other: This scholarship requires that applicants submit, with application, three references, each of which attest that he or she is drug free, law abiding and of high moral character

Catherine E. Thurston Alumni Scholarship

  • Status: freshman to senior, male or female, (declared) education major
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year

Virginia Horne Tumlin Endowed Scholarship

Eleyce Ard Usery Scholarship

  • Status: Secondary Mathematics major

Elizabeth Grant Overstreet--Margaret Thomson Walden Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Saul Wolpert Foundation Scholarship

  • Status: graduate students, enrolled in the Master of Arts in Teaching-Secondary Education program
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic years 

In the summer at the first meet with the incoming secondary education MATs, one of the COE professors explains who is eligible for this award. Those who are eligible and wish to apply must do so by the deadline which is mid-August. Faculty in the COE review the applications and recommend someone for the scholarship. The recipient is given the money during that school year and is recognized in the COE honors day ceremony. Former Dean Ed Wolpert meets with the chosen person at a development event during the year.

The Rockdale Retired Educators Association  For further information contact the RREA scholarship chairman, Kathy Voshall kathyvoshall@hotmail.com

  • Recipient must have graduated from a Rockdale County high school
  • Recipient must be studying to enter a teaching field
  • Recipient must have completed at least one year of college
  • Recipient must provide transcript of college grades
  • Recipient must demonstrate financial need
  • Application is due by March 31 

The John H. Lounsbury College of Education
Campus Box 70 | Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone 478-445-4056 | Fax 478-445-6582
For more information: coe@gcsu.edu

 

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