Scholarships & Criteria

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CRITERIA:


ABBIE LORENE DELOACH MEMORIAL NURSING/KAPPA DELTA SCHOLARSHIP
  • Full-time study is required (minimum of 12 credits)
  • Four scholarship will be awarded each year
  • Two recipients annually must be active members of Kappa Delta Sorority at Georgia Southern
  • Two recipients annually must have a current permanent residence in the Savannah area (Chatham or surrounding counties

ABBIE DELOACH MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Enrolled in the Traditional BSN program
  • Full time study is required (minimum of 12 credits)
  • Award based on GPA & financial need

ALBERT DEAL SCHOLARSHIP
  • Full time study is required (minimum of 12 credits).
  • Award based on GPA & financial need.

AUXILIARY OF EAST GEORGIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER NURSING SCHOLARSHIP 

Auxiliary of East Georgia Regional Medical Center sponsors three (3) full-year scholarships in the amount of $2,000.00 each.  Recipients receive $1,000.00 Fall Semester and same recipients receive $1,000.00 Spring Semester.

  • Recipients must be enrolled in the Prelicensure 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.)
  • First preference given to Bulloch County residents who have graduated from a high school in Bulloch County or have maintained residency in Bulloch County for five years prior to being accepted into the School of Nursing Program to obtain a BSN degree at Georgia Southern University.
  • If, in a given year, Bulloch County residents are not found, scholarships may be designated to residents who have graduated from a high school in any of the following surrounding counties or have maintained residency in any of these counties for five years prior to being accepted into the School of Nursing Program to obtain a BSN degree at Georgia Southern University:  Bryan, Candler, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Screven, Tattnall, or Toombs.

CAITLYN BAGGETT MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Full-time study is required (minimum of 12 credits)
  • Enrolled in the Traditional BSN program
  • Award based on GPA and financial need

CATHERINE MCKAY PITTMAN MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Full-time study is required (minimum of 12 credits)
  • Enrolled in the Traditional BSN program
  • Award based on GPA and financial need

CURTIS G. HAMES NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Resident within these 43 counties of East Georgia: Appling, Bacon, Benhill, Bleckley, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Coffee, Columbia, Dodge, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Glascock, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Laurens, Liberty, Long, McDuffie, McIntosh, Montgomery, Pierce, Pulaski, Screven, Richmond, Telfair, Tattnall, Toombs, Treutlen, Ware, Warren, Washington, Wayne, & Wheeler.
  • BSN students enrolled full time (minimum of 12 credit hours) in a nursing program; cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • RN/BSN undergraduate students enrolled full time (minimum of 12 credit hours) in a nursing program; cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • MSN or PhD/EdD graduate students enrolled full time (minimum of 5 credit hours); cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in high school/college, community activities or excellent employment record.
  • Evidence of financial need.

EMILY CLARK MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Full-time study is required (minimum of 12 credits)
  • Enrolled in the Traditional BSN program
  • Award based on GPA and financial need

GWEN KICKLIGHTER BUTLER MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Applicant must be admitted into the School of Nursing
  • Applicant must have demonstrated financial need
  • Applicant must be enrolled full time and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater

JOE W. FRANKILN AND BERTHA D. FRANKLIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
  • Resident of Georgia
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Enrolled full time in the undergraduate or graduate program

KATHRYN BURTON OLLIFF SCHOLARSHIP
  • Full-time study is required (minimum of 12 credits)
  • Award based on GPA and financial need

LETTIE PATE WHITEHEAD SCHOLARSHIP

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation is a charitable, private foundation dedicated to the educational support of needy women. The foundation has provided a scholarship grant to Georgia Southern University for deserving female students accepted into Georgia Southern School of Nursing.

  • Applicant must be formally admitted into the BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, or DNP Program.
  • Applicant must be female.
  • Applicant must have demonstrated financial need.
  • Applicant must be a legal resident of one of the following southeastern states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia.
  • Applicant must profess to be of the Christian faith.

MARGUERITE MARIE WEISENFELD SCHOLARSHIP
  • Full time study is required (minimum of 12 credits).
  • Award based on GPA & financial need.

MORGAN BASS MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Enrolled in the Traditional BSN program
  • Full time study is required (minimum of 12 credits).
  • Award based on GPA and financial need.

TRAINEESHIP/STIPEND OPPORTUNITIES

 ADVANCE EDUCATION TRAINEESHIP  
  • Applicant must be seeking Nurse Practitioner Education.
    • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student (5 graduate credits per semester).
    • Traineeship money is available for part-time status if in the final semester of program.
  • Applicant must work or live in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) 
  • Applicant must be able to complete clinical requirements in undeserved area
  • An all call for applications will be provided on behalf of the graduate program director, with a deadline for submission.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND TRAINING (BHWET) STIPEND
  • Students selected for stipends must be full-time BSN-DNP students in the PMHNP track
  • Students must completed all clinicals at the Community Service Board (CSB), Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC), or individually approved site int he stated of Georgia
  • Students must agree to strongly consider and pursue employment in an FQHC or CSB after graduation
  • One semester before qualifying students begin the PMHNP track, they are notified of eligibility and given further information about securing stipend money. All qualifying students are notified 3 months in advance of funding so they can make arrangements with qualifying preceptor sites.

 

Last updated: 7/16/2018

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