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Scholarships

Sonny Butler Information Technology Scholarship

Dr. Sonny Butler was one of the founding faculty of the Department of Information Technology who came to Georgia Southern University in 2002. Dr. Butler passed away suddenly in 2007 from a brain tumor. He was a man of few peers and this scholarship was started in his memory.

Criteria:

  • Information Technology major with junior or senior status and minimum overall 3.2 grade point average returning as a full-time student fall 2014
  • Preference given to individuals that have service and/or involvement in the department, college, university or community

Application Requirements:

  • An applicant needs to submit a resume or organized list of accomplishments
  • a cover letter explaining how one meets the criteria above
  • any additional evidence (letter of recommendation, copy of honors or awards, etc.)

The scholarship of $1000 will be awarded fall 2014.

The application form will open on September 26, 2014 and must be submitted by October 15, 2014.


Gladiator Technology Scholarship

Gladiator Technology, an Atlanta, Georgia-based company, is a leading provider of technology security services that enable financial institutions to proactively safeguard their information and transaction processing infrastructures, and to comply with the related regulatory standards mandated by the federal government.

Criteria:

  • Scholarship shall be awarded to rising seniors, enrolled full time, with a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, returning as a full-time student fall 2014.
  • First preference goes to students majoring in Information Technology. Should no qualified recipient be found, the scholarship shall be awarded to students pursuing a major in Computer Sciences or Information Systems.
  • Financial Need should be the determining factor. All applicants should have a completed FASFA form on file demonstrating financial need; The FASFA form is available at: http://em.georgiasouthern.edu/finaid/how-to-apply/fafsa/.

Application Requirements:

  • An applicant needs to submit a resume or organized list of accomplishments
  • a cover letter explaining how one meets the criteria above
  • any additional evidence (letter of recommendation, copy of honors or awards, etc.)

The scholarship of $700 will be awarded fall 2014.

The application form will open on September 26, 2014 and must be submitted by October 15, 2014.


See the complete list of available scholarships for CEIT students.

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Department of Information Technology • P.O. Box 8150 • Statesboro, Georgia 30460 • (912) 478-4848