Academic Success Center
Division of Academic Affairs

Barbara W. Bitter Scholarship


 2016 Scholarship Winners

Dorlisa Shores, Karen Guthrie, Caitlin Farmer, and Natasha Adams


This scholarship has been established in honor of Ms. Barbara W. Bitter, former head of the Learning Support Department at Georgia Southern University.
Description: Students selected as “Barbara W. Bitter Scholars” will receive a stipend of $500. The non-renewable stipend will be disbursed during spring semester.
—Applicant must have completed at least one semester of college
—Applicant must be a non-traditional student
—Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
—Applicant must demonstrate good character, high motivation and demonstrate strong academic potential for achieving a college degree
—Evaluation forms from all current professors, except KINS, are required
—Finalists will meet with the selection committee for an interview


Preference will be given to students who meet one or more of the following criteria:
—Taken at least one Learning Support class
—Single parent
—Son/daughter of divorced or deceased parent(s)
—Legal resident of Georgia
—Financial need
—Enrolled part-time (fewer than 12 hours)


Barbara W. Bitter Scholarship Application

Professor Evaluation Form



Last updated: 1/8/2013

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