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Ed Bunnell Adult Degree Program Scholarship


The Ed Bunnell Scholarship is an endowed fund that was created to recognize the contributions of Dr. Ed Bunnell, the first Dean of the School of Continuing Education and Special Programs, toward promoting adult learning and continuing education at the University of South Alabama. Dr. Bunnell had a passion for helping hard-working, bright adult students achieve their educational goals. The scholarship is awarded each fall and spring semester to an Adult Degree Program student who has demonstrated persistence and academic achievement.


The requirements for the Ed Bunnell Scholarship are as follows:

  • Declared major in the Interdisciplinary Studies Adult Degree Program;
  • Cumulative USA grade point average of 3.0 with a minimum of 12 semester hours completed at USA at the time of application.
  •  Completion of the AIS 101 or 301 foundation course.
  • Write a brief essay in 500 words or less on the following subject: 
    • The persistence the student has demonstrated in obtaining their degree.

To be considered for the Ed Bunnell Scholarship, students must submit the Ed Bunnell Scholarship Application along with an essay and letter of recommendation from a USA faculty member (see application for further details).


Scholarship application deadlines are as follows:

  • Fall & Spring semester: April 10

Click to access the Ed Bunnell Scholarship Application.

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Interdisciplinary Endowed Scholarship

 

The Interdisciplinary Endowed Scholarship is an award to be given to an Interdisciplinary Studies major at the University of South Alabama who demonstrates high academic achievement in Interdisciplinary Studies. Emphasis is on study abroad.

 

The requirements for the Interdisciplinary Endowed Scholarship are as follows:

  • Declared major in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program
  • Emphasis on the Study Abroad Program with verification from the Office of International Education
  • Write a brief essay, in 500 words or less, on the following topic:
    • Why should you be selected for a scholarship? Please describe any academic achievements, community service activities, examples of leadership, or other personal characteristics that make you deserving of this scholarship.

 

To be considered for the Interdisciplinary Endowed Scholarship, students must submit the Interdisciplinary Endowed Scholarship Application.

 

Scholarship application deadlines are as follows:

  • Fall & Spring semester: April 10

 

Click to access the Interdisciplinary Endowed Scholarship Application.

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Thomas Corcoran Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Studies Adult Degree Program


The Thomas Corcoran Endowed Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Studies Adult Degree Program is an award given to adult students who are attempting to obtain a college degree.


The requirements for the Thomas Corcoran Scholarship are as follows:

  • An adult student attempting to obtain a college degree
  • Maintain a minimum of 3.0 or greater GPA
  • Registered for a minimum of ½ course load
  • Write a brief essay, in 500 words or less, on the following topic:
    • What are your career goals, and how will earning a college degree help you achieve those goals?

Scholarship application deadlines are as follows: 

  • Fall & Spring semester: April 10

Click to access the Thomas Corcoran Scholarship Application