Special Education Scholarships
Louis Herzog Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate student majoring in Special Education with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need will be considered. Preference given to Carroll County High School graduate who has demonstrated leadership qualities. The scholarship was established to honor Louis Herzog for his 32 years of service to Carroll County Association for Retarded Citizens.
Herbert S. and Pauline T. Hatton Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Special Education and demonstrating financial need. The scholarship was established by their son, Herbert W. Hatton, to symbolize the Hattons' concern and compassion for mentally and physically challenged children.
George Colyer Scholarship
Awarded to junior or senior Special Education major on the basis on academic achievement and outstanding ability to work with exceptional children. Minimum GPA of 2.75 required. The scholarship honors a former member of West Georgia's Special Education faculty.
Carrollton Civitan Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Special Education. Selection criteria include academic achievement and involvement in the field of Special Education. The scholarship was established by the Carrollton Civitan Club.
Moselle T. Chappell Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student majoring in Special Education who is in good academic standing, demonstrates financial need, and exhibits leadership qualities. The scholarship was endowed by the Carroll County Association for Retarded Citizens in memory of Moselle Chappell, the first special education teacher in Carroll County, and a founding member of the Carroll County Association for Retarded Citizens.
Miss Michele May and Dr Nancy Ellen Pollard Scholarship
Shall be awarded annually by a committee within the Department of Special Education and Speech Language Pathology choosing a recipient following these criteria:
- Majoring in Special Education (required)
- Needing financial support for his/her continuing education (required)
- One or more of the following:
- Being a parent of an individual with a disability,
- Being a university student with a documented disability, and/or
- Previous experience in special education as a paraprofessional.