Scholarships and Fellowships

Joanne R. Nurss Endowed Scholarship in Life-Long Literacy

Posted On May 22, 2017

Georgia State University recruited Joanne R. Nurss in 1969 to start the Early Childhood Education department (now known as Early Childhood and Elementary Education). She spent most of her career educating teachers and working in programs for young children, adult literacy, and English as an additional language.

During her time at GSU she conducted extensive… more »

Dean’s Doctoral Research Fellows

Posted On November 13, 2015

The College of Education and Human Development Dean’s Doctoral Research Fellowship recognizes outstanding scholarly accomplishments and academic potential of newly-admitted doctoral students. Recipients of these four-year fellowships embody the highest standards of scholarship in our graduate programs.

The 2015-2016 fellows are as follows:

Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellowship Georgia State University Steering Committee

Posted On April 16, 2015

Risa Palm Provost Paul Alberto Dean Christine Thomas Program Director Tattiana Hardrick Project Manager Qualyn McIntyre Atlanta Public Schools Brian Thomas Physics and Astronomy Ollie Manley Science Education Kyle Frantz Neuroscience Casonya Johnson Biology Suazette Reid Mooring Chemistry Pier Junor Clarke Mathematics Education Draga Vidakovic Mathematics and Statistics   Renee Schwartz Science Education   Noreen… more »

Middle and Secondary Education Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Beverly J. Armento Endowed Doctoral Award

Established by Dr. Beverly J. Armento, Professor Emerita of Social Studies Education and former chair of the former Department of Middle-Secondary Education and Instructional Technology, to honor doctoral students who have a commitment to improving pedagogy in teaching and teacher education. The recipients will each receive a $1,000 award.

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Learning Technologies Division Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award

Presented to a doctoral student in the learning technologies discipline based on academic achievement, teaching expertise, community service and a commitment to excellence.

Timothy Hicks

Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award

Presented to a doctoral student in the learning technologies discipline whose dissertation exemplifies original, innovative and meaningful scholarship, and makes an important… more »

Kinesiology and Health Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Jeff and Debbie Rupp Endowed Scholarship in Exercise Science

Presented to a student in the exercise science program in the Department of Kinesiology and Health. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Devrick Thomas

Mary Helen Huggins Memorial Scholarship in Sports Administration

Presented to active graduate students in sports administration. As the former Marketing Services… more »

Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Cynthia Kuhlman and Wayne Sengstock Scholarship

Presented to a student majoring in special education in the Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Christopher Perry

Nicholas R. Castricone Memorial Fund

Given to a student in special education for genuine caring and involvement with individuals with an… more »

Early Childhood and Elementary Education Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Robert L. Blaney and Joe C. White Scholarship Award

In recognition of an outstanding student who best demonstrates the potential for excellence in teaching and who exemplifies those characteristics which Dr. Blaney valued so highly. The recipient will receive a $500 scholarship.

Christian Valdez

Lorene Pilcher Outstanding Dissertation Award

In recognition of a dissertation of… more »

Counseling and Psychological Services Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Chet W. Harris Scholarship

Presented to doctoral students in recognition of teaching, mentoring and modeling with care and compassion. The recipient will receive an $800 scholarship.

Thomas Murphy

JoAnna F. White Play Th­erapy Scholarship

Presented to a graduate student in good standing in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services who is dedicated to the… more »

College-Wide Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Asa G. Hilliard III Memorial Scholarship

Given to a graduate student in recognition of leadership, scholarship and activities in urban education settings that have improved – and demonstrate promise to continue improving – the educational context and/or student development and learning in these settings. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Maima Chea

College of… more »