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

Dr. Beverly J. Armento, research professor of social studies education, served on the College of Education & Human Development faculty from 1975-2003. Realizing the power of the individual teacher, Dr. Armento committed her career to the preparation of exemplary teachers – ones who believe in the power of each… more »

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.

Tugba Ayer

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

Established by Dr. Jeff Rupp, associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health from 1985-2011, and Ms. Debbie Rupp, associate director of recreational programs from 1987-2010, this award is presented to a student in the Department of Kinesiology and Health’s exercise science program. Undergraduate students… more »

Early Childhood and Elementary Education Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Robert L. Blaney and Joe C. White Scholarship Award

This scholarship is presented to a master’s candidate in the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education’s urban accelerated certification and master’s program who exhibits the potential for excellence in teaching, communicates well with others, translates theory into practice and has a sense of humor, characteristics… more »

Counseling and Psychological Services Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Kenneth and Mary Matheny Professional in Counseling and Psychology Scholarship

Dr. Kenneth Matheny was a faculty member in Georgia State University’s Department of Counseling and Psychological Services for 45 years, held the Regents’ Professor rank and taught more than 5,000 students over the course of his career. Dr. Matheny is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology… more »

College-Wide Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Asa G. Hilliard III Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Asa G. Hilliard, III was a world-renowned Pan-Africanist educator, historian and psychologist whose work impacted people around the globe. Th­is scholarship is given in recognition of leadership, engagement in urban education settings that has improved − and demonstrate promise to continue improving − the educational context and/or student… more »