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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


Jennifer McLaughlin Scholarship

The Jennifer McLaughlin Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who are health care majors within the College and demonstrate excellence in advocating for or assisting a patient through challenging health care experience. The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Amount varies each year


Joseph A. and Marilyn M. Buck Leadership Endowment

The Joseph A. and Marilyn M. Buck Leadership Endowment is awarded to an undergraduate student who have a declared major in the Waters College of Health Professions. The student must show exemplary character and leadership qualities and be enrolled full-time with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. Amount varies each year.


Phyllis R. Schmidt Scholarship

The Phyllis R. Schmidt Scholarship is awarded to a raising junior or senior student enrolled in a program in the Waters College of Health Professions with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference is given to applicants with unmet financial need. Amount varies each year.


School of Nursing Scholarships
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
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)
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 four (4) 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.
BERNADETTE T. MESI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN NURSING
  • Full-time study is required (minimum of 5 credits)
  • Enrolled in the graduate nursing program
BHATIA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: NURSING
  • Full-time study is required (minimum of 12 credits)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Resident of Bryan or Chatham County
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
CATHRYN BARNETT SHRIVER PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
  • Full-time study is required (minimum of 12 credits)
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program (BSN/RN-BSN/LPN-BSN/ABSN)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Age of 25 years or older
  • Must be enrolled on the Armstrong or Liberty Campuses
  • 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
DAVID BOSTON AND ELLA COURTENAY MORGAN ENDOWMENT
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program (BSN/RN-BSN/LPN-BSN/ABSN)
  • Must be enrolled on the Armstrong or Liberty Campuses
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
FLEMING D. ROACH, MD NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate nursing program
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Resident of Florida, Georgia or South Carolina
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
IRENE ETHERIDGE MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program (BSN/RN-BSN/LPN-BSN/ABSN)
  • Must be female
  • Must be enrolled on the Armstrong or Liberty Campuses
  • History of successful employment (in any area)
  • Award based on GPA and financial need
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
LT. COL. (RET.) MARY WITT WEXLER, USAF NURSE CORPS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program (BSN/RN-BSN/LPN-BSN/ABSN)
  • Must be enrolled on the Armstrong or Liberty Campuses
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
MARGARET L. BAILEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN NURSING
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program (BSN/RN-BSN/LPN-BSN/ABSN)
  • Must be enrolled on the Armstrong or Liberty Campuses
MARGUERITE MARIE (PEARL) 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
THE ROAD (ROCKIN’ OUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE) FOUNDATION NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Full-time study is required (minimum of 12 credits)
  • Must express an interest in gerontological nursing
  • 4 awards are given annually: 2 students enrolled on the Statesboro Campus and 2 students enrolled on the Armstrong Campus
  • Award based on GPA and financial need
WINIFRED CASE KARNOSKY NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program (BSN/RN-BSN/LPN-BSN/ABSN)
  • Must be enrolled on the Armstrong or Liberty Campuses
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Award based on GPA and financial need

Graduate Traineeship/Stipend Opportunities

ADVANCE NURSING EDUCATION WORKFORCE 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
  • A 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 complete all clinicals at the Community Service Board (CSB), Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC), or individually approved site in the state 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.

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.


Donna R. Brooks Endowment

The Donna R. Brooks Endowment is awarded to an undergraduate, full-time student majoring in communication sciences and disorders (CSD). The student must be a graduate of a public high school within the GA counties of Chatham, Effingham, Byran, Liberty, Tattnall or Toombs. The student must have minimum GPA of 3.0 and unmet financial need equal to or greater than the scholarship amount. To be eligible, the student may not have received this scholarship previously. Amount varies each year. 



Hammond for Hope Scholarship II

The Hammond for Hope Scholarship II is awarded for the purpose of providing financial assistance to one graduate student enrolled int he Communication Sciences and Disorders program. Amount: $5,000 per year 



Morris Slotin Physical Therapy Scholarship

The Morris Slotin Physical Therapy Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the Physical Therapy program and entering a the field of physical therapy as a second career. The student must demonstrate outstanding performance in the academic and clinical curriculum. Amount varies each year. 


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. Student must be in good standing and submit a document to the Department of Radiologic Sciences Scholarship Committee. The committee will forward recommendations to the University Scholarship Committee. Amount varies each year.


Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)

The Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) program provides scholarships to full-time students from disadvantaged backgrounds and students enrolled in the Medical Laboratory Science program.


Cynthia Howard Scholarship

The Cynthia Howard Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate junior or senior students majoring in respiratory therapy who conduct research on interstitial lung diseases or pulmonary fibrotic disease. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Amount varies each year.


Last updated: 9/28/2020