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Jan L. Branham Scholarship

Ms. Jan L. Branham established the fund that supports the Branham Scholarship as an estate gift in honor of her daughter in 2006. Departmental faculty work with the trustees of Ms. Branham’s estate to determine eligibility or to award funds each year. The Branham Scholarship may be awarded as one-time scholarship funds or may be used to support a graduate assistantship, at the trustees’ discretion.

At a Glance

  • Deadline: November 1st
  • Audience: Graduate, and Doctoral Students
  • Financial Aid Type: Scholarship
  • Semesters: Spring
  • Contact: Melissa Montalvo


This scholarship is available to students pursuing MA, MEd, or PhD degrees in Special Education. Students should be enrolled full time (9+ hours), demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher, and complete all scholarship application documents. Students will be asked to submit a two-page personal essay that summarizes strong scholarly activity such as involvement in research projects, published articles, and /or conference presentations.

About the Sponsor

The Jan L Branham Scholarship is supported by a University of Georgia endowment.

How to Apply

Students will be asked to submit unofficial transcripts, a current resume/CV, and a completed personal essay. All communication sciences and special education departmental scholarships are awarded in the Spring semester each year by a competitive application and review process to enrolled, continuing students for use in the following academic year.

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