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Barbara S. Calhoun Scholarship

The Barbara S. Calhoun Scholarship was established in April 2012 by contributions made in honor of the dean of the College of Professional Education. With the ultimate mission of lifelong learning, the scholarship fund will help open new avenues for those seeking further education. “This scholarship is a start of great things to come,” Calhoun said. “Make the choice to invest in others, and their success will be limitless.”

Available: April 1, 2019
Submission Deadline: May 19, 2019
Notification Date: Week of June 17, 2019

Applicant must seek enrollment in one of the following certificate programs in the College of Professional Education at Kennesaw State University:

Certificate Program Name Cost of Course Scholarship Amount
Agile Professional $1599 $325
AutoCAD 3D $1199 $250
AutoCAD Advanced $1499 $300
AutoCAD Essentials $1499 $300
AutoCAD Intermediate $1199 $250
Back End Web Development $3899 $775
Bookkeeper Professional $1999 $400
Certified Financial Planner™ Program $3999 $800
Certified Nursing Assistant (Evening Class) $1799 $350
Certified Nursing Assistant (Daytime Class) $1599 $350
Cisco CCNA $4999 $1000
CompTIA A+ $1299 $250
CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ $999 $200
CompTIA Network+ $1499 $300
Construction Principles and Practices $2499 $500
Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Professional $3299 $650
Culinary Apprenticeship $9995 $2000
EKG Technician $1299 $250
Ethical Hacker $2899 $575
Front End Web Development $3499 $700
Graphic Web Design $3299 $650
Health Coach $1099 $225
Human Resources SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP $1799 $350
Information Systems Security Professional $2599 $525
Medical Assisting $7999 $1600
Medical Billing and Coding Specialist $1999 $400
Medical Interpreter $1499 $300
Medical Office Assistant $1999 $400
Microsoft Project $1399 $275
Payroll Fundamentals $1299 $250
Payroll Mastery $1499 $300
Personal Trainer $1499 $300
Pharmacy Technician $1799 $350
Phlebotomy Technician $1499 $300
Professional Investigator $1799 $350
Project Management $4549 $900
Revit Architecture Essentials $1299 $250
Social Media Marketing $1249 $250
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) $2399 $475
Online Start Anytime Certificate Program $1095 – $4995 $400

Apply for the Barbara S. Calhoun Scholarship here

 

Leslie Clark-Malzhan Memorial Scholarship

The Leslie Clark-Malzhan Memorial Scholarship was established by contributions made in Leslie’s memory by friends, family, and co-workers following her death in 2008. Leslie was the director of special events at Kennesaw State University for over eight years and did an outstanding job. She demanded the best of not just herself but of her fellow employees.

Available: April 1, 2019
Submission Deadline: May 19, 2019
Notification Date: Week of June 17, 2019

Applicant must seek enrollment in the Event Planning and Management course in the College of Professional Education at Kennesaw State University.

Certificate Program Name Cost of Course Scholarship Amount
Event Planning and Management $999 $200

Apply for the Leslie-Clark Malzhan Scholarship here

 

Lois Brooks Nesbitt Memorial Scholarship

The Lois Brooks Nesbitt Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established by Christopher M. Bethel and the Honorable Roy E. Barnes in honor of the late Lois Brooks Nesbitt to support students enrolled in the Paralegal Certificate Program in the College of Professional Education at Kennesaw State University.

Available: April 1, 2019
Submission Deadline: May 19, 2019
Notification Date: Week of June 17, 2019

Applicant must be enrolled in the Paralegal Certificate Program in the College of Professional Education at Kennesaw State University.

  • Applicant must have completed six (6) of the thirteen (13) required courses in the Paralegal Certificate Program.
  • Applicant must have a grade of 70% or higher in each of the courses completed in the Paralegal Certificate Program.
  • Applicant must have met the 80% attendance requirement in each course completed in the Paralegal Certificate Program.
Certificate Program Name Cost of Course Scholarship Amount
Any Paralegal Course $279 $279

Apply for the Lois Brooks Nesbitt Memorial Endowed Scholarship here

 

Gerontology Scholarships

The scholarships below are for students seeking enrollment in our Gerontology Certificate program.

Available: April 1, 2019
Submission Deadline: May 19, 2019
Notification Date: Week of June 17, 2019

Donors:
Senior Citizen Council of Cobb County
East Cobb YMCA Kickers (Jeanne A. Cook Memorial Scholarship)

Certificate Program Name Cost of Course Scholarship Amount
Gerontology Certificate $999 $999 or $500

Apply for the Gerontology Scholarship here

Al and Chet OLLI Scholarship

A.L. Burruss served as President of Tip Top Poultry from 1954 until he passed away in 1986. Mr. Chet Austin, his lifelong best friend, joined him in the business as CEO until his retirement in 1999. In March 2005, Chet Austin established the Al and Chet Education Fund with a generous contribution to support the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at The College of Professional Education at Kennesaw State University.

This scholarship is applicable to Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) courses, which are specifically targeted to students age 50 and older. You can learn more about the OLLI program and the courses offered by visiting our OLLI website.

Available: Year-round
Submission Deadline: None
Notification Date: Year-round

  • Applicant must be 50 years old or older
  • Scholarship monies can be used for course fees only. They may not be used for books or supplies. They may not be applied to OLLI Club Room fees, Social Events, Conference registrations, sampler course or group trips. No other discounts can be applied.
Certificate Program Name Cost of Course Scholarship Amount
Any OLLI Course Various Varies

Apply for the Al and Chet OLLI Scholarship Here (Scholarship only applies to OLLI courses)