Our Donors

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AGAPE Fund

The AGAPE Fund was created as an emergency fund for students who, due to circumstances beyond their control, are not eligible for other need based programs or who are in need of immediate cash to continue their education.

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Albert M. Deal Nursing Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 1988 by Helen Deal in memory of her husband, Dr. Albert Deal. Criteria for determining eligibility for the Albert Deal Nursing Scholarship include the applicant’s academic record, personal character and demonstrated talents. The...

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Alfred and Willie M. Dorman Scholarship

The Alfred and Willlie Dorman Scholarship was established to assist students participating in the University Honors Program. Eligible recipients must meet all qualifications for admission into the Honors Program.

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Alice and Charles Christmas Scholarship

The Alice and Charles Christmas Scholarship was established in 2004 by Drs. Charles and Alice Christmas. With a lifetime of service to education, Dr. Alice Christmas was named Assistant Professor Emerita of Early Childhood Education upon her retirement while Dr....

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Alltel/Chatham County Alumni University Honors Program Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 1997 following an annual alumni and friends golf tournament. Applicants for the Alltel/Chatham County Alumni University Honors Program Scholarship must apply for admission to the University Honors Program and be selected by the...

Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship

Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship

Strictly speaking, the newly endowed Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship was six years in the making, but for Crandall Jones (’81), the impetus came far longer ago. “The scholarship had been an idea of mine for years,” said Jones, now the city manager of East Point, Ga....

Amy Semratedu--The Semratedu Undergraduate Research Fund

Amy Semratedu--The Semratedu Undergraduate Research Fund

“I was a steward of the environment before it was cool,” said the Dalton, Ga., native and 1992 geology and anthropology graduate. “Even though this career was not where the money was, I chose to stick with it, because it was interesting to me. Most people during that...

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Andrew S. Edwards Scholarship in Memory of his Parents Troy

The scholarship was established in 1986 by Dr. Andrew S. Edwards. The Andrew S. Edwards Scholarship in Honor of his Parents Troy Edwards and Evelyn P. Edwards is available to humanities, education or science majors with a 2.0 GPA or better. First preference shall...

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Angelyn B. and Charles W. Sims Scholarship

The Angelyn B. and Charles W. Sims Scholarship was established by Angelyn B. Sims (class of 1953) to honor her husband, Charles W. Sims (class of 1956). This scholarship benefits students majoring in Education. The mission of the College of Education is to prepare...

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Ann Waters Ramsey Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 1982 by Mr. T. Holmes Ramsey, Sr. and William B. ‘Tiny’ Ramsey named in memory of the brother’s mother, Ann. Ann was the first female student to register for classes at the First District Agricultural and Mechanical School in...

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Arthur G. Sparks Scholarship in Mathematics and Computer Sci

The Arthur G. Sparks Scholarship in Mathematics and Computer Science was established in 2000 by Dr. Arthur Sparks. Dr. Sparks came to Georgia Southern in 1969 and served as the Chair of the Department of Math and Computer Science. The scholarship is available to...

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Atlanta Air Cargo Association Scholarship

Georgia Southern University appreciates the generosity of the individuals and organizations that support excellence at our growing institution. Outstanding volunteers and your generous contributions directly impact Georgia Southern in numerous ways. Available to...

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Bartow Miller University Honors Program Scholarship

The Bartow Miller Memorial University Honors Program Scholarship was established in 1999 by Mrs. Frances Miller and Mrs. Nancy Robbins. Bartow Miller, a 1939 alumnus of Georgia Southern, received the 1995 Distinguished Alumni Award. The scholarship supports the...

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Bazemore-Fetzer-Hagan Memorial Scholarship

The Bazemore-Fetzer-Hagan Memorial Scholarship was named in memory of Mrs. Connie Bazemore Scott, Mrs. Kate Scott Fetzer, and Mrs. Elise Scott Hagan. Applicants must be Georgia residents and hold current state teacher’s certification. Applicants must be accepted to...

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Bette B. Anderson Scholarship

Bette B. Anderson was the first woman to serve as Under Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, appointed by President Jimmy Carter. She was responsible for the Treasury Department’s Office of Administration, Office of Enforcement and Operations, U.S. Secret Service, Bureau...

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Betty Foy Sanders Art Student Travel Fund

The Betty Foy Sanders Study Abroad Award is a competitive funding opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a Georgia Southern University (GSU) study abroad program. This scholarship financially supports students who will benefit from study...

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Betty Lane Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship

Dr. Betty Lane joined the Georgia Southern faculty as assistant professor in 1958 and retired as professor and chair of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in 1986. The Betty Lane Family and Consumer Science Scholarship is available to students pursuing...

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Bill and Betty Hatcher University Honors Program Scholarship

The Bill and Betty Hatcher University Honors Program Scholarship was established in 1999 by Former Mayor of Statesboro, Bill Hatcher and his wife, Betty. The scholarship supports the University Honors Program and recipients must meet all admission requirements of...

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Bill Carmichael Family Scholarship

The Bill Carmichael Family Scholarship was established in 2007 by Bill and Linda Carmichael. Linda received a degree in 1976 in Early Childhood Development and Bill is a 1977 graduate with a degree in Criminal Justice. The scholarship is available to residents and...

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Bill W. Ponder Chemistry Scholarship

The Bill Ponder Chemistry Scholarship was endowed in 2001 by Dr. Bill Ponder and friends and faculty members within the Department of Chemistry. The scholarship honors Dr. Ponder, former Chair of the department. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a...

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Billy and Jo Ann Hickman Master of Accounting Scholarship

William R. (Billy) Hickman, Jr. CPA, CFF, is a 1974 graduate of Georgia Southern University with a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting. He joined the Firm in 1974 and was admitted as a partner in 1983. From October 1998 through December 31, 2008,...

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Billy J. Lamb and Curry Colvin Memorial Math Education Scholarship

The Billy J. Lamb and Curry Colvin Memorial Math Education Scholarship was established in 2009 by Robert (class of 1965) and Jane Lamb in memory of their parents. Robert served as a teacher and coach for many years before becoming an entrepreneur. Mr. Lamb was one...

Black Alumni of Georgia Southern (BAGS) Scholarship

Black Alumni of Georgia Southern (BAGS) Scholarship

First Black Alumni Group Scholarship Honors Pioneers Winter Quarter 1965 began quietly at Georgia Southern College, so quietly that hardly anyone noticed the historic transition taking place. Statesboro teacher John Bradley – an African American – was joining the...

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Bo and Gloria Ginn Scholarship

Ronald Bryan Ginn, known as ‘Bo’ Ginn (May 31, 1934 – January 2, 2005), represented Georgia’s 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Ginn was born in Morgan, Georgia and attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton,...

Bothwell A. (Snag) Johnson

Bothwell A. (Snag) Johnson

Colonel ‘Snag" Johnson as most knew him, was a very stern disciplinarian. However, he was also known to have a great wit about him. He was given the name “Snag” during his years of coaching. It was said he would tell his team to’snag’ the ball and as a result was...

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Brittany "Ally" Harbuck Memorial Scholarship

The Brittany (Ally) Harbuck Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 after the death of Georgia Southern student, Ally Harbuck. The scholarship was created by her parents, Debi and David Harbuck of Savannah, and raised the funds to endow the scholarship. She was...

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Bruno-Piggly Wiggly Southern Employee Scholarship

The Bruno/Piggly Wiggly Southern Employee Scholarship is available to full time students living in the Piggly Wiggly Southern market area, which includes any resident of the State of Georgia or Aiken County, SC. The scholarship is currently awarded to incoming...

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Bryan (`85) and Beth Averitt Burke (`87)

For years, Bryan (`85) and Beth Averitt Burke (`87) were loyal donors to the University’s annual academics and athletics campaigns. “We were giving money to the Foundation and to athletics on an annual basis and decided to set up a scholarship as permanent...

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Camden County Sheriff's Deputies Memorial Scholarship

The Camden County Sheriff’s Deputies Memorial Scholarship Award was established in 2001. The scholarship should be made available to incoming freshmen from Camden County or an adjacent county. First preference should go to students from a single parent home or...

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Camp Scholarship

The Camp Scholarship was created by Georgia Southern supporter, Randy Camp and by Walton Press, Inc. The scholarship is available for students pursuing a career in Graphic Communications Management Randy Camp, a Director at New Direction Partners, has been involved...