The ASC staff serves as advisors for the Non-traditional Student Organization. If you would like to know more about the this organization, please contact Ms. Bonnie Lynch at (912) 478-0062 or Ms. Susan Cason at (912) 478-5677.
Barbara Bitter Scholarship
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 be a non-traditional student
Applicant must have taken at least one Learning Support class
Applicant must be a legal resident of Georgia
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.
· Preference will be given to students who meet one or more of the following criteria:
o Single parent
o Son/daughter of divorced or deceased parent(s)
o Financial need
o Enrolled part-time (fewer than 12 hours)Finalists will meet with the selection committee for an interview
Applications and professor evaluation forms may be downloaded from link below or picked up from the Academic Success Center in Room 2023 of Cone Hall.
Completed applications with attached typed essay and professor evaluation forms must be received by March 9, 2012. Students are responsible for reminding professors to return the forms on time.
Questions should be addressed to:
Ms. Jo Jones
Barbara W. Bitter Scholarship Committee
The Academic Success Center is located on the second floor of Cone Hall across the pedestrium from Hollis and Rosenwald.
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