Scholarships

Applications for scholarships will be solicited in early to mid-September, 2014.  Please check your e-mail and department bulletin boards for the announcement!

Additional questions may be directed to Mrs. Barbara Gooby, Secretary to the Dean, at ceit@georgiasouthern.edu or 912-478-7412.

Civil Engineering

Robert B. Baker Scholarship

Available to: CE

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis each year to outstanding traditional students who are athletes majoring in Civil Engineering. Recipients must be enrolled full-time and must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Financial need, extracurricular activities, school and community involvement and prior work experience will be considered when making the selection. Awards will be made without regard to race, religion, gender or area of residency. Should no student athlete majoring in CE qualify for the scholarship in a given year, it may be offered to a student athlete majoring in any Engineering program. Should no student athletes be available, the scholarship will then be given to students who meet the other criteria.

Hussey, Gay, Bell and DeYoung, Inc. Civil Engineering Scholarship

Available to: CE

Award is available to junior or senior level students majoring in Civil Engineering. Students must be residents of southern Georgia or South Carolina. The scholarship committee may invite a representative of Hussey, Gay, Bell and DeYoung to sit on the selection committee.

Stuber-EMC Scholarship Civil Engineering  Scholarship

Available to: CE

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis each year to a deserving students majoring in Civil Engineering. Each applicant must be at the junior or senior level during the award period. Each applicant must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA and be a full-time student at the time of application and must maintain the GPA or better and maintain full-time status during the award period. Each applicant must be of high moral character and must be considered a leader among his or her peers. Scholarships will be awarded without regard to age, gender, race, marital status, area of residency or religious preference. Should all other factors prove equal, financial need will be the deciding factor.

 

Construction Management

Construction Management Alumni Scholarship

Available to: CM

Available to full-time  freshmen or sophomores who have declared a major in Construction Management. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or a minimum transferring college or state university GPA of 2.5.  Funds are awarded after completion of one semester at Georgia Southern while maintaining a GPA of 2.0 as a full-time student.

Construction Management Associates Council Scholarship

Available to: CM

Students applying for this scholarship must be majoring in Construction Management and must have completed at least 12 semester hours or three courses in the CM curriculum.  Consideration will be given to students with a balance of classroom and out-of-the-classroom performance.  Students must be enrolled full time at the time they receive the award, and maintain full-time enrollment throughout the award period. Students must submit an autobiographical sketch/essay, and will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Construction Management Guild participation
  • competition team participation
  • Associates Council event participation
  • Internship and/or industry experience
  • classroom performance (GPA)
Gary L. Duncan Memorial Scholarship for Excellence

Available to: CM

Available to Construction Management students who demonstrate a genuine vocational or professional interest in the residential or commercial construction industry.  Recipient must be a rising junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Alex Futch Memorial Scholarship

Available to: CM

The recipient must have a minimum overall non-adjusted GPA of 3.0.  Funds shall be applicable for any purpose the student deems necessary for pursuing their CM degree.  The student must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of CM courses.

Golden Hammer Scholarship

Available to: CM

Available to students majoring in Construction Management.  Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and may be at any class level.  Students must have completed three CM courses with a C or better.

Home Builders Association of Statesboro Scholarship

Available to: CM

Applicants must demonstrate a genuine vocational or professional interest in the building construction industry, preferably the residential sector.  Applications must be majoring in CM.  The recipient shall be required to maintain a 3.0 GPA in major subjects and at least an overall 2.5 GPA.  Financial need should be a factor and the student must be enrolled full-time.

Claude A. Howard Construction Management Scholarship

Available to: CM

Applicants must be rising senior CM majors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.  First preference shall be given to applicants from Statesboro and the surrounding region, and/or sons or daughters of local contractors.  When selecting recipients, emphasis will be placed on the applicant’s business ability, desire to enter the construction field, work experience, salesmanship, well-rounded personality and desire to remain in the local area.

William Jones Lane, Sr. Scholarship

Available to: CM

Students applying for this scholarship must be pursuing a Construction degree.  Students must have taken at least 12 semester hours or three courses within the program with a C or better.  Students must be enrolled full-time at the time they receive the award, and maintain full-time enrollment throughout the award period.  Students who are in their senior year or interning are eligible.  Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in order to apply, and must maintain grades of the minimum or higher.  Students must be of high moral character and must be considered leaders among their peers.  Selection will be made without regard to age, race, gender, area of residency, marital status or religious preference.  Should all other factors be considered equal, financial need will be the determining factor.

Cap Mallard Scholarship

Available to: CM

Award is to be offered to the rising senior Construction Management major with the highest GPA.

Ray M. Wright Scholarship Fund of the Home Builders Association of Columbus

Available to: CM

Applicants must be majoring in Construction Management and must demonstrate a genuine vocational or professional interest in the building construction industry, preferably the residential sector.  Applicants must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA and must submit two letters of recommendation, as well as a brief statement of their commitment to the industry.  Financial need must be demonstrated and the student must be enrolled full-time when the scholarship is received and throughout the award period.  The scholarship may be renewable.

 

Information Technology / Computer Sciences

Sonny Butler Information Technology Scholarship

Available to: IT

Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in IT.  Applicants must have a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA.  Preference given to students who have service to and/or involvement in the IT Department, CEIT, Georgia Southern or the community.

Gladiator Technology Scholarship

Available to: IT/CS

Scholarship shall be awarded to rising seniors, enrolled full-time, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  First preference should go to students majoring in IT.  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 FAFSA form on file.

 

Mechanical Engineering

Edward A. Abercrombie Memorial Scholarship

Available to: ME

Student must be a senior in good academic standing, majoring in ME.  First priority should be given to students who show active participation in one of the following organizations on campus:  Baptist Student Union, Campus Outreach, Canterbury Club or Wesley Foundation.  Priority will be given to Georgia residents.  Second priority will be given to U.S. residents.

Hugh E. Darley, Sr. Technology Scholarship

Available to: ME

First preference shall be given to applicants who reside in Southeast Georgia [Bulloch, Burke, Jefferson, Washington, Wilkinson, Twiggs, Bleckley, Dodge, Telfair, Jeff Davis, Bacon, Ware, Charlton, Pierce, Appling, Wheeler, Montgomery, Laurens, Johnson, Treutlen, Emanuel, Toombs, Jenkins, Candler, Tattnall, Wayne, Brantley, Camden, Glynn, McIntosh, Long, Liberty, Bryan, Evans, Chatham, Effingham and Screven counties].  Second preference is given to applicants who reside in any county in Georgia.  Among class levels, entering freshmen should receive first preference, followed by sophomores, juniors and seniors. Students should be in good academic standing.  Their study should be in the field of technology with a strong emphasis in design.  Demonstrated interests and accomplishments in music, theater, art, writing and design, as well as demonstrated leadership in the community should be taken into consideration.  The scholarship shall be renewable if the scholar continues to meet selected criteria.

Manufacturing Technology Scholarship

Available to: ME

Students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA; entering freshmen must have an overall high school GPA of 3.0.  Students must be pursuing a BS in Mechanical Engineering.  First preference will be given to students who are residents of Bulloch, Evans, Bryan, Screven, Candler, Jenkins, Effingham and Emanuel counties.  Second preference shall include students who are residents of the State of Georgia.  Third preference will go to residents of the U.S., and international students should be preferred fourth.  The scholarship is renewable; however, the previous recipient must re-apply.

Charles Robert Pound, Sr. Scholarship

Available to: ME

Students must be pursuing a Mechanical Engineering degree.  First preference goes to those at the junior and senior level.  Students must be full-time students with a 3.0 GPA.

 

Various CEIT Majors
Grinnell Technology Scholarship

Available to: CE/EE/ME

Scholarship should be awarded to students who are Electrical, Civil or Mechanical Engineering majors. Students should be in their sophomore, junior or senior year and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0

Gulfstream Aerospace Engineering Endowment

Available to: CE/EE/ME

Scholarship is available to outstanding students in Georgia Southern’s Engineering Studies program.  Gulfstream Scholars will receive direct scholarship support during their first two years at Georgia Southern.  The Scholarship is renewable for two years.

Ernest W. & Audrey M. Hartsell Engineering Scholarship

Available to: CE/EE/ME

The student’s academic record, demonstrated talents, personal character, relevant extracurricular activities, motivating interests and financial need will all be taken into consideration.  The scholarship will be open to students majoring in any field of engineering at any class level.

Stephen G. Moore Scholarship

Available to: CE/EE/ME

After financial need has been established, students should be selected based on the applicant’s academic record, personal character, demonstrated talents and motivating interests.  The scholarship is available to full-time Georgia Southern students majoring in Engineering.

Allen E. Paulson Student Scholarship

Available to CE/CM/CS/EE/IT/ME

The purpose of the Allen E. Paulson Student  Scholarship is to provide recognition and assistance to outstanding engineering and technology students. The scholarship is available to students majoring in any of the CEIT’s degree granting programs at any class level. 

F. Everett Williams Scholarship

Available to: CE/CM/EE/ME

Available to undergraduates who demonstrate financial need and are majoring in one of the following: Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering; or Construction Management.  If no recipient is available, the scholarship may be awarded to undergraduate students in any technology discipline.  Each scholarship is renewable if the student remains in good academic standing.  First preference will be given to students from Bulloch County, Georgia.  Second preference is given to students from southeastern Georgia, and third preference to students from northern Virginia.

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