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The Cultural Heritage Graduate Scholarship

The Cultural Heritage Scholarship supports a clearly defined program of graduate study and research on a significant dimension of the cultural heritage of the South, preferably Georgia. The scholarship is for one year; renewable for one additional year, if the recipient is making appropriate progress toward completion of his or her graduate degree in the judgment of the selection committee.

To be considered for the Cultural Heritage Scholarship you must:

  • Be accepted into a graduate degree program in anthropology, history, or sociology.
  • Demonstrate commitment to a clearly defined program of academic study and research which focuses on a significant dimension of the cultural heritage of the South, preferably Georgia.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (please submit unofficial copies of your undergraduate transcript if you are an entering graduate student or your graduate transcript if you have already completed a semester in the graduate program).
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies for the period covered by the scholarship.
  • Submit a prospectus describing your plan of study and research (limit 4 double-spaced pages). Demonstrate how it focuses (or will focus) on a significant dimension of the cultural heritage of the South, preferably Georgia.

Complete the application form and submit it, along with your prospectus, to: Dr. Peggy G Hargis, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, P.O. Box 8051, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460 or har_agga@georgiasouthern.edu.

Application and prospectus must be received before May 30 to be considered for fall semester.

Last updated: 8/1/2013

Masters of Arts in Social Sciences • PO Box 8051 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5443