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Carter Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

This scholarship is in loving memory and honor of Margie and Jimmie Carter.  The applicant must be a current Darton State College student who demonstrates a commitment to excellence in their education and chosen field, enrolled full or part-time. 

Must submit:

  • Must have completed have at least 12 credit hours and be registered for at least 6 credit hours for the current or upcoming semester
  • Must include an essay (two page max) describing your academic and career goals and how this scholarship will impact you 
  • A letter of recommendation from a Darton faculty/staff member or an employer
  • GPA requirement: 2.5
  • Preference is given to students who are at least 5 years post high school and are currently working toward a degree at Darton State College

Scholarship Amount: For 2015-2016 school year the scholarship may be used toward tuition, fees, books or educational expenses with half awarded in fall and half in spring.

Application Deadline: March 15th

Download Application for the Carter Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

Charles D. Chitty, Jr. Scholarship

The Charles D. Chitty, Jr. Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in a transfer program or a Nursing program. The scholarship can cover in state tuition and fees. Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA or better.

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a transfer program or the Nursing program
  • GPA requirement: 3.0

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Charles D. Chitty, Jr. Scholarship

Charles M. Jones, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be a student pursuing a degree in an arts related field
  • Must have a minimum 950 SAT or 20 ACT score
  • Must have a high school GPA of 3.0 and for any attempted college course work
  • Must be actively involved in performing arts, musical, theatre, etc.
  • Must participate in at least 10 volunteer hours per semester
  • Preference given to students intending to major in visual and performing arts

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Charles M. Jones, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Chelsea Rae Langford Memorial Scholarship in Art

Criteria:

  • Student must be studying Art
  • Must demonstrate a love of art and compassion for people

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Chelsea Rae Langford Memorial Scholarship in Art

Cliff Bowling Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be a rising sophomore working towards a degree in a science related field
  • Demonstrated excellence in previous academic performance
  • Preference is given to those intending to study pre-veterinary medicine and students not receiving other scholarship aid
  • Scholarship applications must be accompanied by a faculty recommendation

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Cliff Bowling Scholarship

Curtis Malone Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be a respiratory student in good standing
  • Must have a positive can do attitude and willingness to help others
  • Must have demonstrated a strong dedication and motivation to becoming a Respiratory Therapist and have demonstrated exceptional work ethic in their respiratory course work
  • Complete an essay on the topic "Meeting your dreams by becoming a Respiratory Therapist"
  • Preference will be given to a non-traditional student making a career change to respiratory care, particularly one that both the applicant and their family are making sacrifices to help the student achieve their dream. 

Application Deadline: March 15th

Download Application for the Curtis Malone Memorial Scholarship

Darton Dependents Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be a spouse, child, or legal 'dependent' of a full-time, Darton State College employee
  • A dependent under the age of 26, unless a spouse of the employee
  • GPA requirement: 2.5 and must maintain the same average

Application Deadline: March 15th and July 15th

Download Application for the Darton Dependents Scholarship

Dr. Galina Soboleva Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be a Georgia resident and current Darton State College student
  • Must be working towards a degree in a STEM related field
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours
  • Must volunteer in the community - Include proof of community or volunteer service
  • Include an essay (two pages max) describing your career goals and why you deserve this scholarship
  • GPA requirement: 3.0 

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Dr. Galina Soboleva Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Gordon Davis Scholarship for Nursing and Allied Health

Criteria:

  • Student must have attended Worth County High School
  • Must major in Nursing or an Allied Health related program
  • Must be a full time student                                    
  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA at Darton

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Dr. Gordon Davis Scholarship for Nursing and Allied Health

Dr. Jerry A. Walton Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be pursuing a degree in Teacher Education
  • GPA requirement: 3.0
  • Must be classified as a sophomore
  • Must be involved in extra-curricular activities

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Dr. Jerry A. Walton Memorial Scholarship

Emergency Medical Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Students must be enrolled in the Emergency Medical Program at Darton State College

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Emergency Medical Scholarship

English Merit Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Awarded to students who are working towards a degree in English
  • Must have a 3.7 high school GPA or a 3/5 college cumulative GPA with no less than a B in any English course

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the English Merit Scholarship

Faculty Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Students that are sophomores and exhibit outstanding academic performance
  • Students must be recommended by a faculty member for consideration
  • Must have completed at least 15 credit hours (at least 12 completed at Darton)
  • Completed some form of service to Darton State College
  • GPA requirement: 3.7

Nomination and Application Deadline: March 15th

Download Application for the Faculty Memorial Scholarship

First Generation College Student Scholarships

Criteria:

  • Must be a freshman with no previous Darton State College credits
  • Must not have more than 12 earned hours from another institution or high school AP credit (or equivalent)
  • Must be a first generation college student (neither parent possesses a college degree at any level)
  • GPA requirement: 2.5

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the First Generation College Student Scholarships

Garry Whitehead, PhD Academic Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be a full-time student and rising sophomore working towards a degree in Psychology
  • Must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in psychology courses
  • Must have a demonstrated financial need

Application Deadline: March 15th

Download Application for the Garry Whitehead, PhD Academic Scholarship

Gorecki/Albany Chorale Vocal Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be a vocal student enrolled in vocal music applied lessons, vocal ensemble or college choir. 

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Gorecki/Albany Chorale Vocal Scholarship

Hosea Hall Vann & Lillie Eason Vann Nursing Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be a second year nursing student
  • Must be a resident of a Southwest Georgia County
  • GPA requirement: 3.2 and must maintain the same during the academic year
  • Must have declared nursing as a major
  • Consideration will be made for a demonstrated financial need
  • Preference will be given to a Thomas or contiguous county resident

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Hosea Hall Vann & Lillie Eason Vann Nursing Scholarship

James M. Barnett, Jr. Scholarships

Criteria:

  • Must be studying or working towards a degree in music
  • Must be nominated by a music faculty
  • Must apply and audition for consideration

Application Deadline: July 15th and March 15th

Download Application for the James M. Barnett, Jr. Scholarships

Linda D. Ham Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be a first time freshman including Non-traditional students
  • Studying Art 
  • GPA requirement: 2.7
  • Submit artist portfolio
  • Essay describing your reason for choosing art as a field of study

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Linda D. Ham Memorial Scholarship

Meeting your needs Scholarship

Criteria:

This round of scholarships will be for the Fall 2016 - B Term.

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum GPA 2.0

Application Deadline: Must be received by September 26th.

Download Application for the Meeting your needs Scholarship

Military Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be a veteran, reservist, or serving in an active duty capacity
  • Must have completed 12 months of active duty/service
  • Have a declared major
  • Have completed 24 credit hours
  • GPA requirements: 3.0

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Military Scholarship

Paralegal Scholarship

This scholarship is for a student in paralegal studies and is selected by the Paralegal Coordinator.

Download Application for the Paralegal Scholarship

Richie Day Golf Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must be eligible to play for the Darton State College golf team
  • A Georgia resident
  • Must submit a brief essay explaining your goals for the future 
  • GPA requirement: 2.5

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Richie Day Golf Scholarship

Roselyn Ware Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Criteria:

  • May be full time or part time student
  • Traditional and non-traditional students are eligible
  • Must be enrolled or accepted into the Nursing program.
  • GPA requirement: 2.5
  • Must be a resident of Mitchell County

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Roselyn Ware Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Sabal Trail Transmission Scholarship

Criteria:

Must be seeking a degree that can lead to a career in an energy related infrastructure field or that aids in bolstering community vitality in our region, specifically in the areas of science, technology, and industrial or emergency response related fields.

  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • A demonstrated financial need
  • Students intending to major in a science, technology, engineering or math related field
  • Students seeking a degree or career in an energy related infrastructure field
  • Students seeking a degree or certificate in an emergency response related field

Maintenance of satisfactory academic standing will be required for an additional annual award.

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Sabal Trail Transmission Scholarship

School of Humanities & Social Sciences Dedication Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Must have completed one semester at Darton State College
  • Students must be pursuing a program of study offered in the School of Humanities and Social   Sciences and show dedication through involvement in performances, student organizations, and/or publications
  • Must be recommended by a supervising faculty member
  • Must have a recommendation letter from a faculty member
  • GPA requirement: 2.0 

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the School of Humanities & Social Sciences Dedication Scholarship

School of Humanities & Social Sciences Merit Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Students who are incoming freshmen or have previously been a dual enrolled student
  • Students must be pursuing a program of study offered in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Application must include a recommendation from a former teacher, supervisor, or high school administrator

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the School of Humanities & Social Sciences Merit Scholarship

Sharon Shearer Memorial Scholarship for Nursing

Criteria:

  • Is a current nursing student enrolled in the nursing program at Darton State College
  • Must be a Georgia or Alabama resident
  • Write an essay on why you deserve this scholarship (500 words or less)
  • Demonstrated volunteerism in the community
  • GPA requirement: 3.0
  • Preference will be given to a MSA (Musculoskeletal Associates) employee

Application Deadline: July 15th

Download Application for the Sharon Shearer Memorial Scholarship for Nursing

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