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The School of Humanities and Social Sciences offers students the opportunity to earn several scholarships to assist with their financial needs.

First Generation College Student Scholarships

First Generation College Student Scholarships range from $100 to $500, and up to six students may be awarded a scholarship. New students who are first generation college students may apply for this scholarship, and awards are given to students in their first semester. Students must complete an application to receive this scholarship.

The deadline for submission is July 15 by 5:00 p.m.

Download the First Generation College Student Scholarships Application

English Merit Scholarship

The English Merit Scholarship is a $500 per semester scholarship awarded to students with a declared major in English. The student 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. One recipient is chosen each year, and the scholarship is renewable up to four semesters for a total of $2000. Students must complete an application to receive this scholarship.

The deadline for submission is July 15 by 5:00 p.m.

Download the English Merit Scholarship Application

Liberal Arts Student Dedication Scholarship

The Liberal Arts Student Dedication Scholarship ranges from $250 to $1000 each semester and is given to up to three students in their second or subsequent semester at Darton State College. Students must declare a program of study offered in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and show dedication to the field through involvement in performances, student organizations, and/or publications. Students must have no less than a 2.5 GPA. Students must complete an application to receive this scholarship, which includes a recommendation from a faculty advisor.

The deadline for submission is July 15 by 5:00 p.m.

Download the Liberal Arts Student Dedication Scholarship Application

Liberal Arts Merit Scholarship

The Liberal Arts Merit Scholarship ranges from $250 to $1000 each semester and is given to up to three students beginning their first semester at Darton State College. Students must declare a program of study offered in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and must have a 3.0 or higher high school GPA. Students must complete an application to receive this scholarship, which includes a recommendation from a former teacher, supervisor, or high school administrator.

The deadline for submission is July 15 by 5:00 p.m.

Download the Liberal Arts Merit Scholarship Application

Departmental Scholarships

Departmental Scholarships are awarded each year to deserving students in the disciplines. The number and amount of the award varies by semester. For more information, contact the division office (229-317-6556) and ask to speak with your area’s chair or program coordinator.

Albany Chorale Scholarship

Albany Chorale Scholarship is a $200 annual scholarship which may be renewed based upon the recommendation of the supervising vocal faculty member. It is awarded to a student majoring in music, who must participate in the Darton State College Choir/Vocal Ensembles and perform as a vocal soloist. The recipient must be enrolled full-time and maintain a 2.25 or better GPA. This scholarship is awarded based on the recommendation of the supervising vocal faculty member.

James M. Barnett, Jr. Scholarship

James M. Barnett, Jr. Scholarship is funded by the James M. Barnett, Jr. Foundation. It is awarded each semester at the recommendation of the Director of the Music Program to a deserving student majoring in music. The award amount and the number of awards given varies. For more information, contact the division office (229-317-6556) and ask to speak to the chair of fine arts.

Charles M. Jones, Jr. Scholarship

Charles M. Jones, Jr. Scholarship is a full-tuition memorial scholarship that supports young people pursuing a degree in the arts, with special consideration given to majors in the visual and performing arts. The recipient must have a 950 or higher SAT score/20 or higher ACT score, and a 3.0 GPA for high school and previous college work. Recipients are expected to play an active role in extracurricular activities at Darton State College, to include performing or assisting in school plays, music performances, etc. In addition, 10 hours of volunteer service at Darton State College per semester will be required. Recipients are chosen by a committee of faculty members and trustees of the Darton State College Foundation.

Sigma Kappa Delta Book Award and Scholarship

Sigma Kappa Delta Book Award and Scholarship is a $200 scholarship given to the chapter’s most outstanding graduating member. The recipient must be a national member of Sigma Kappa Delta, English honor society; must have an outstanding GPA; must be a person of high scholarship; and, most importantly, be of exceptional service to the society.

*Liberal Arts majors include the following majors: Art, Dance, English, Foreign Language, Liberal Arts, Music, Speech Communication, Theatre, Criminal Justice, Education, History, Geography, Human Services, Journalism, Political Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, and Anthropology.

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Last Update: July 30, 2015 12:50 PM

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