October 23, 2017

John F. & Martha T. Nolen Leader Scholar Scholarship Awarded by Georgia Southern University

The John F. & Martha T. Nolen Leader Scholar Scholarship is a financial award sponsored by Georgia Southern University.

Information About the Scholarship:

Application Deadline: 2-March
Scholarship Requirements: Candidate must have a minimum 2.8 grade point average . and a minimum 1010 SAT score. Selection is based upon outstanding leadership experience.
Eligible for: Must be college freshman, sophmore, junior or senior.

Awarded by:

Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8033, Highway 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
USA
Phone: 912 681 5611
Website: http://www.gasou.edu

Contact Details:

Theresa Beebe
Administrative Coordinator
P.O. Box 8066
Statesboro, GA 30460-8066
US
Email: tbeebe@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912 681 0399
Fax: 912 681 0419

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Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University