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Scholarship

To apply for scholarships, current students can log in to MyGeorgiaSouthern and click the MyScholarships link under the “Services” App. For more information, visit GeorgiaSouthern.edu/Scholarships.
WCHP Scholarships
McDilda-Holland Endowment

Scholarship is to be awarded to students conducting study or research in the area of alcohol or drug prevention and/or rehabilitation. $1,200


Hospital Authority of Bulloch County

Students must be from Bulloch County and are majoring in a health related program of study. $800

School of Nursing Scholarships
Curtis G. Hames Nursing Scholarship

Applicants must be residents of Georgia, whose home address is within the 43-county East Georgia Area. Applicants must be majoring in Nursing and enrolled full time with a C Average or better. $1,000


Albert Deal Nursing Scholarship

Criteria for determining eligibility include the applicant’s academic record, personal character and demonstrated talents. The scholarship is open to full time students who are enrolled in the Georgia Southern University nursing program. $2,200


Marguerite Marie “Pearl” Wiesenfeld Scholarship

Criteria for determining the eligibility for the scholarship will be the applicant’s academic record and will be open to full time Georgia Southern University nursing students. $650


Helen T. Cannon Scholarship

Awarded to outstanding nursing students. $1,100


Joe W. Franklin and Bertha D. Franklin Memorial Scholarship

The Joe W. Franklin and Bertha D. Franklin Memorial Scholarship was established in 2001. Individuals
applying for the Joe W. Franklin and Bertha D. Franklin Memorial Scholarship must be residents of Georgia, majoring in Nursing and must have and maintain a GPA of 3.2 or higher. The recipient may be in the undergraduate or graduate program. $850


Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship

The Lettie Pate Whitehead scholarship is funded annually by the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation. The scholarship is for deserving Christian young women who are nursing majors. Recipients should be residents of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee or Virginia. Award varies.


Auxiliary East Georgia Regional Scholarship

First preference will be given to a Bulloch County resident who has graduated from a high school in Bulloch County or who has maintained residency in Bulloch County for five years prior to being accepted into the School of Nursing to obtain a BSN degree at Georgia Southern University.

If, in a given year, a Bulloch County resident is not found, the Auxiliary of East Georgia Regional Medical Nursing Scholarship may be designated to a resident who has graduated from a high school in any of the following surrounding counties or who has maintained residency in any of these counties for five years prior to being accepted into the School of Nursing to obtain a BSN degree at Georgia Southern University: Bryan, Candler, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Screven, Tattnall, or Toombs.

  • Recipients must be enrolled in the pre-licensure Nursing program
  • Recipients must be either a Junior II or Senior I
  • Recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Recipients must be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 credit hours)

(3) Full Year Scholarships $2,000 each– Each recipient will receive $1,000 fall semester and $1,000 spring semester


Martha Lamb Scholarship

Student must meet scholarship standards of the School of Nursing. First preference is given to an employee of Brown/Sunbridge Nursing Home between 1992 and 2000, who is in the nursing program, leading from LPH to RN. If the above is not met, then a second preference will be given to a student employed at any nursing home. Student must have financial need. $500


Carlotta Schweiger Nursing Scholarship

Applicants must be outstanding nursing
majors. $600


Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology Scholarships
Aimee Gunnoe Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a senior Athletic Training major to help offset the cost of their certification exam. The scholarship is named in honor of Aimee Gunnoe, former clinical athletic training faculty member killed in an automobile accident in April 2002. Amount varies each year

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Scholarships
Thomas Spencer McCormick Presidential Scholarship

The Thomas Spencer McCormick Presidential Scholarship was founded in 2006 by Mrs. Jeanne McCormick in memory of her late husband, Thomas McCormick. Mr. McCormick was a client at the RiteCare Center following a stroke in 2004, until his passing in October 2005. This scholarship endowed in his memory is awarded to two graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program each spring based on academic/clinical merit and financial need.

Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Scholarships
Donald Starr Radiography Scholarship

The Donald Starr Radiography Scholarship is awarded to students in the radiography concentration each year. Amount: $250-$1,000 based on need


Sharyn D. Gibson Memorial Scholarship

The Sharyn D. Gibson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a senior student admitted to any of the programs in the Radiologic Sciences program. Amount: $500


Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)

The Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) program provides scholarships to full-time, financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and students enrolled in selected health professions programs.

Last updated: 3/29/2018