Scholarships for Current Students

The Honors College has several scholarships available exclusively to Honors College Students. Currently enrolled Honors College students must meet the eligibility requirements specific to each scholarship for which they are applying (and be in good standing with the Honors College). Students may apply for one or more scholarships. Please do not apply for a scholarship for which you are not fully qualified.

The scholarship awards listed below are made possible by generous donations from alumni, friends, and the business community. The purpose of the scholarships is to benefit students in their academic pursuits.


Honors students with outstanding academic records and exceptional Honors participation are invited to apply for this merit-based award; successful applicants will have completed a minimum of two Honors courses at Georgia State, and will be in good standing with the Honors College.

The Trustee Award for Undergraduate Achievement will next be awarded during Spring 2015.


Honors students are invited to submit their best work produced for any Honors course, including the Honors thesis project, to be considered for this award. Successful applicants will have completed a minimum of two Honors courses at Georgia State, and will be in good standing with the Honors College at the time of application.

The Trustee Award for Undergraduate Achievement in Research Paper/Project Competition will next be awarded during Spring 2015.


Established in 2011 by Dr. Robert Sattelmeyer and Dr. Leigh Kirkland, to provide financial support for students in the Honors College. Dr. Sattelmeyer served as director of the Honors College from 2006-2011, and helped guide the transition to an Honors College. Dr. Leigh Sattelmeyer is a Georgia State M.A. and Ph.D. graduate and taught English here for many years.

The Kirkland-Sattelmeyer Scholarship is for rising juniors (45-60 credit hours) in any major who are in good standing in the Honors College. The award is $1000/year for two years with the stipulation that students maintain full-time enrollment and a 3.5 GSU GPA.

The Kirkland-Sattelmeyer Scholarship will next be awarded during Spring 2018.


Established in 2011 by Dr. Nancy Mansfield in honor of Dr. Dugald Hudson, to provide financial support for students in the Honors College. During his tenure at Georgia State, Dr. Hudson was a Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies, and Risk Management and Insurance. Above all else, Dr. Hudson believed in the value of education and its impact on an individuals life.

The Dugald Hudson Memorial Scholarship is for rising juniors (45-60 credit hours) in any major who are in good standing in the Honors College. The award is $2500/year for two years with the stipulation that students maintain full-time enrollment and a 3.5 GSU GPA.

The Dugald Hudson Memorial Scholarship will be next awarded in Spring 2016.

 
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