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Undergraduate Student Scholarships

The College of Education offers five scholarships that are available to undergraduate students. Current students can log in to MyGeorgiaSouthern and click the MyScholarships link.  Click here for a PDF with step-by-step instructions on how to complete your MyScholarships application. The application is good for one year. Students may log in and make updates to the application at any time. If at any time you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Admissions by calling 912-478-5391, or emailing scholarships@georgiasouthern.edu.

Click on the name of the College of Education scholarship below for more specific information.  All of the scholarships below are listed in the MyScholarship portal.

Zach Suddath Henderson Scholarship

The Zach Suddath Henderson Scholarship.
The scholarship is open to full time students entering their junior year and majoring in education. Applicants are selected on
the basis of academic record, personal character, demonstrated talents and commitment to teaching.

College of Education Memorial Scholarship

College of Education Memorial Scholarship
Applicants are accepted on the basis of academic record, personal character, demonstrated talents and commitment to teaching. Applicants must be full time students majoring in a teacher education program.

Herman Lee & Wordna Isabelle Bogan Scholarship for Science and Math Education

Herman Lee & Wordna Isabelle Bogan Scholarship for Science and Math Education
Applicants must be a rising junior or senior science and/or math education major. A 3.0 cumulative GPA must be maintained throughout the award period.
Preference goes to, but is not limited to, a non-traditional student.

Jim & Ruth Miller Scholarship

Jim & Ruth Miller Scholarship
Recipients must be majoring in elementary education, middle grades education or secondary education. Recipients must have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Financial need, extracurricular activities in school, community involvement and prior work experience will be considered when making the selection.

Rose Mae Bogan Scholarship for Science and Math Education

Rose Mae Bogan Scholarship for Science and Math Education
Recipients must be rising juniors or seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 majoring in science or math education. Preference will be given to non-traditional students.

Mary & Duncan James Memorial Education Scholarship

Mary & Duncan James Memorial Education Scholarship
Recipient must be a Pierce County resident, majoring in education. Recipient musts be enrolled full time and should maintain a 3.0 GPA during the award period. Consideration may be given to descendants of AW James and Norris B. Strickland

Victoria B. Zwald Memorial Scholarship

Victoria B. Zwald Memorial Scholarship
Recipients must a rising junior and senior in good standing with Georgia Southern University and has at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA. Recipient should be enrolled full time as an early childhood education or special education major. First preference should be given to students who participate in their communities through extracurricular activities associated with children. All applicants must provide four written references: two personal recommendations and two professional academic references and must submit an autobiographical sketch that includes a statement about teaching philosophy and actual examples of utilizing their teaching beliefs. ** ECED and SPED majors- if applying for the V.B. Zwald Scholarship you must submit references.

J.C. Hunter Memorial Scholarship

J.C. Hunter Memorial Scholarship
Recipient must be a Math Education major with a 3.0 GPA.

Other undergraduate graduate-level scholarships and grant programs

Last updated: 8/26/2019