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Charles R. Eason Book Scholarship
Undergraduate and Graduate eligible. Must have a 3.0 GPA and maintain a 3.0 GPA to qualify and retain $500 per academic year.

Alumni Scholarship
CSU Graduates Eligible (applicants must have completed an associates, bachelors, or master's degree at Columbus State University). Applicants must be active donors to the Alumni Association. Applicants must be admitted to a degree program and have completed a minimum of three hours of study, with a 3.0 GPA. Award is $1,000 per academic year.





AFLAC Teacher Education Scholarship
The AFLAC Teacher Education Scholarship will award $2,500 per year to support educational expenses associated with enrollment in a teacher education undergraduate or graduate program offered by the CSU College of Education and Health Professions.

edTPA Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate students completing their student teaching/internship semester. Priority is given to applicants who maintain a 3.0 GPA and have received high evaluation scores as related to MAP and Dispositions evaluations.

Kinetic Federal Credit Union/L.B. Hickson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Muscogee Education Association (MEA) Federal Credit Union to assist their members by providing scholarships for school teachers who desire to pursue additional coursework beyond the baccalaureate degree in the field of education at Columbus State University. Award amounts vary from year to year.

Richard L. Duncan and Dr. Frances M. Duncan Scholarship Endowment for the Physically Disabled
Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who has a physical disability documented by the ADA Office and who is majoring in a Teacher Education Program at Columbus State University. Award: $250

Witt Family Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing education degrees. Priority will be given to freshmen and upper classmen who maintain a 3.o GPA. The award will cover educational expenses up to the cost of tuition and fees.

For more information on these scholarships, contact the COEHP SAFE Office, 706.565.1433 / Frank Brown Hall, Rm. 2025. Click on the titles for application.

Rose Gutman Nursing Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support for Columbus State University students admitted in the School of Nursing as a full-time FNP student. Funds may be used to cover expenses such as tuition, books, and other items necessary for a student's success and progression in the program.
Award: One scholarship of $800 ($400 fall/$400 spring).

For questions related to scholarships, please contact CSU ADVISE, in the School of Nursing at 706-507-8560 or email:



Judge John S. Averill Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time graduate student enrolled in the MBA program.

Linda U. Hadley Scholarship Endowment
Awarded to both undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a course of study in the D. Abbot Turner College of Business.

For more scholarship information in the Turner College of Business, contact Deirdre Tilley at 706-507-8158 or





Bill Chappell Memorial Scholarship
Purpose: To assist MPA students with tuition and books.
Selection criteria: none currently established.
Award amount: $400 currently (hope to increase this after additional fundraising)

Columbus Water Works Environmental Sciences Scholarship
Purpose: To provide summer stipends/research funding for environmental sciences students. Awarded annually each Spring semester.
Selection criteria: unknown.
Award amount: up to $2,500 (may be split among more than one recipient)

Carlton M. and Constance Johnson Scholarship Fund
Purpose: For full-time students at Columbus State University interested in the environment, whether working and studying in the field or writing about environmental issues. Funds may be used to cover tuition, fees, textbooks, room and board and other reasonable costs associated with obtaining a degree.

Selection criteria: 
Be accepted as a regularly admitted full-time student to Columbus State University, in any major.
Demonstrate academic and leadership potential. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0.
Preference will be given to students who are interested in environmental science.

Award amount: $600

William S. Birkhead Fund for Biology

Purpose: To provide a stipend for graduate students in the Master of Science in Natural Sciences Biology Track. Stipends will be awarded to graduate students entering their second year of the program.

Selection criteria:
May include, but not limited to, a student's grade point average, performance in the classroom, and other factors such as research interests and long term goals.
Award amount: $200 (hope to increase this after additional fundraising)

For more information on these scholarships, contact the College of Letters and Sciences at 706-568-2056.

  Healthcare Scholarships


The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degree in nursing
Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program. One scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded each quarter. 

Nursing Scholarship Deadlines: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31

Please note that all applicants must already be enrolled (not just accepted) at an AACN member institution. To check if your school is a member, see AACN Members.

MODMarch of Dimes Dr. Margaret C. Freda Graduate Nursing Scholarship

This award is intended to recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies. The March of Dimes offers several $4,000 scholarships annually to registered nurses enrolled in a graduate program of maternal-child nursing. 

NHP     NPHF/Proctor & Gamble Endowed Scholarship
     This scholarship is awarded to a nurse practitioner graduate student enrolled in a master's, NDP, or PhD program who has made
     significant positive contributions in school, in the community, or in patient care while pursuing an advanced degree.  

     Award: $1,000

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