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Communication Arts Scholarships

MakeAGiftBelow is a list of scholarships offered through the Department of Communication Arts. The Department greatly appreciates your support in educating future communications professionals.

If you would like to contribute to the Department or its scholarships, please visit the CLASS donation page, designate your gift to Communication Arts, and, if there is a specific scholarship you would like to support, include its name and account number (in parentheses below) in the Comments box.

If you need any assistance, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 912/478-2586 or Sue Bunning, the College’s development officer, at 912/478-2435.

If you are a student, click here to apply online for any of these scholarships.

 

Scholarship Name

Description

Clarence W. McCord Scholarship All Communication Arts majors are encouraged to apply for the Clarence W. McCord Scholarship. Dr. McCord, a former chair of the Department, envisioned the modern communications degree as an integrated curriculum, which led to the establishment of the broadcasting and public relations degrees at Georgia Southern University. The amount of this endowed scholarship is determined by the Georgia Southern Foundation at the time it is awarded. Scholarship recipient(s) are recognized as part of the Communication Arts Awards Ceremony. To qualify for the scholarship a student must:

  • Be a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a communication arts degree
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA (overall, adjusted)
  • Be of high moral character
  • Be recognized as a leader among his/her peers

 

Support the Clarence W. McCord Scholarship

Susan Bacon MacLachlan
Memorial Scholarship
All interested female Communication Arts majors are encouraged to apply for the Susan Bacon MacLachlan Scholarship. The late Ms. MacLachlan was an alumnae of the department. The amount of this endowed scholarship is determined by the Georgia Southern Foundation at the time it is awarded. Scholarship recipient(s) are recognized as part of the Communication Arts Awards Ceremony. To qualify for the scholarship a student must:

  • Be a full-time junior or senior
  • Have at least a 2.8 GPA (overall, adjusted)
  • Be of high moral character
  • Have demonstrated leadership

Under the conditions of the scholarship, if no female majors qualify for the award, then the scholarship may be offered to male students who satisfy the criteria.

 

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Winburn Scholarship Broadcasting, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Arts majors are encouraged to apply for the Winburn Scholarship. The scholarship recipient is recognized as part of the Communication Arts Awards Ceremony. To qualify for the scholarship a student must:

  • Be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior
  • Be a role model for other students as evidenced by professional service to the Department, University, and/or community. Professional service can be defined as contributing talent and time individually or through student groups.
  • Submit an application of professional talent in paid experiences (e.g. SOAR, videography for sports events, student media work, etc.)
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA in major

 

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Jenny Lynn Anderson Scholarship All Communication Arts majors are encouraged to apply for the Jenny Lynn Anderson Scholarship. Jenny Lynn Anderson is an alumnae of the Department. The amount of this endowed scholarship is determined by the Georgia Southern Foundation at the time it is awarded. This scholarship recipient is recognized as part of the Communication Arts Award Ceremony. To qualify for the scholarship a student must:

  • Be a sophomore, junior, or senior
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Be of high Moral Character
  • Be a leader among his/her peers

 

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Laura Dyar Journalism Scholarship To qualify for the scholarship a student must:

  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Be a freshmen

 

Support the Laura Dyar Journalism Scholarship

Dorothy Few Lee Theatre Scholarship The Dorothy Few Lee Theatre Scholarship is named after the founder of the Theatre & Performance Program at Georgia Southern University. After her retirement, Lee’s colleagues set up the Theatre Scholarship in her honor. For 30 years after her retirement, Lee continued to support the Theatre Program with her presence at its productions. There are several scholarships awarded annually to Theatre majors and minors who have been judged to have made a significant contribution to the Theatre Program. To qualify for the scholarship a student must:

  • Display potential for service to theatre program
  • Display talent
  • Display motivation
  • Have a high GPA
  • Display financial need
  • Display strong personal character

 

Support the Dorothy Few Lee Scholarship

The Stephanie Routman
Memorial Scholarship
Because the late Stephanie Routman felt that her work in the theatre was given great impetus by the work she did in London, The Stephanie Routman Memorial Scholarship is intended to support theatre students who are engaged in a study abroad program in theatre. At this time, the scholarship is used to reimburse theatre students for the cost of theatre tickets that they purchase during a study abroad program. Students who are going to participate in a study abroad program my apply for the scholarship, and upon acceptance of their application will be informed of a maximum amount for which they may apply for reimbursement upon return from the study abroad experience. To qualify for the scholarship a student must:

  • Be a Theatre major or minor
  • Display proof from the International Studies office of an impending study abroad experience.

 

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Last updated: 9/18/2017

Communication Arts Department • PO Box 8091; Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5138 • commarts@georgiasouthern.edu