Scholarships & Fellowships
Undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Education can apply for a number of scholarships and fellowships to support their academic endeavors. Check out some of the great opportunities below.
The scholarship program commemorates 100 years of academic excellence and service to the community by Georgia State University alumni. College of Education graduates are leaders and visionaries who serve students in rural and urban schools, colleges and universities across the nation.
Learn more about the Dean's Research Doctoral Fellowship.
In order to qualify for this award, all supporting documentation must be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. on the first Monday in October for the Fall award cycle, and the first Monday in March for the Spring and Summer cycle. All information should be submitted as one PDF document in the order indicated below. The Committee on Research and Scholarship will review all applications and recipients will be chosen and notified within one month after the deadline. For more information, please contact Associate Dean Walt Thompson 404-413-8365 or email@example.com.
Nomination Requirements and Submission Materials:
- Cover letter (include degree program and contact information)
- Two-page summary of the approved prospectus
- Nomination letter from doctoral chair addressing all of the selection criteria
- Detailed budget for the use of grant funds.
The COE Committee on Research and Scholarship will evaluate applications in each of the following areas:
- Significance or potential impact of the proposed study
- Feasibility of the proposed work
- Methodological soundness
- Quality of the students’ writing
- Appropriateness of the budget
At the completion of the award cycle, students should send a summary description of how they used the funds to support their dissertation work to the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Felicia and Rodney Mayfield Scholarship $1000 Award
Felicia Mayfield has spent her life sharing her time and talents as a teacher, educator, administrator and motivator. She is a proud "GSU triple Panther" having earned three degrees from Georgia State University. She credits GSU's education as part of her success and feels that the university is a cornerstone in the community. Dr. Mayfield wants to ensure every student at GSU has the opportunity she was afforded. She is particularly concerned with students whose education is in jeopardy because they fall just below the grade point average required by HOPE. Therefore, she has established the Felicia and Rodney Mayfield Scholarship to award a College of Education student who is in financial need and has a GPA between 2.5 and 2.99.
Application Deadline: February 22, 2016
- Undergraduate students majoring in degrees in the College of Education
- Must be enrolled in Spring 2015
- GPA between 2.5 and 2.99
- Evidence of financial need
- Letter of application outlining the applicant’s commitment to degree completion and financial need
- Two letters of support from faculty and/or staff advisor
Materials should be submitted to:
- Joyce Many, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Educator Preparation
Application and reference:
Dr. Jones was a health and physical education teacher educator at Georgia State from 1975 to 1993, when she retired and left a generous gift to fund this scholarship. Dr. Jones was noted for her great enthusiasm as a teacher, and as a strong supporter of school physical education programs. While at GSU, she started the Share The Wealth Conference, which has grown into one of the largest annual professional development events for elementary physical education teachers in the country. Dr. Jones currently lives in the St. Louis area, volunteering for Meals on Wheels five days a week. One of her hobbies is updating sport stamp checklists for the American Topical Association and Sports Philatelists International.
For more information about available scholarships and fellowships, please visit Georgia State University’s extensive Scholarship & Grants website or visit:The Scholarship Resource Center