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“Thanks to kind donors like you, I have been provided the opportunity to focus on school and embrace new experiences while not being burdened by expenses. As I near graduation, I plan to work even harder to achieve my goal of attending graduate school. I know once I am in my profession, I will be able to give back and help others just like this scholarship has helped me. Thank you for providing this scholarship and allowing me the opportunity to receive it.” 

– Ciara Miller, Rehabilitation Sciences, Class of 2016


“Your financial support has pushed me closer to achieving my goal of administering to the needs of people throughout my community.” 

– Darby Wiggins, Rehabilitation Sciences, Class of 2016

"Without scholarships like these, many students would not be able to continue on with their college journey, much less start it. I can only hope that one day I will have the ability to contribute to the success of future students"

– Juan Rodriguez, Mathematics, Class of 2017

"I cannot thank you enough for your compassion in sponsoring and supporting aspiring students like myself. I will not forget your generosity through this scholarship. Because of you, my dreams are coming true every single day."

– Maya Wallace, Biochemistry, Class of 2018

" I am a nontraditional student who plays a role in supporting a family, I have worked diligently to maintain my GPA and have been placed on both the Dean’s and President’s List here at Armstrong State University. Your support has allowed me to continue my education without the large financial burden." 

– Breanna Bienvenue, Rehabilitation Sciences, Class of 2018


Read More Armstrong Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Consul General of Mexico to Provide Scholarships

(December 13, 2016) – On Friday, Dec. 9, Consul General of Mexico Javier Díaz de Leó visited Armstrong State University to sign a memorandum of understanding with Armstrong President Linda M. Bleicken. The Hispanic Outreach and Leadership at Armstrong program is a recipient of the Mexican Consulate’s 2016-2017 IME-Becas Scholarship Program, which benefits Mexican and Mexican-American students.

Read More Great Dane’s Hammond for Hope Foundation Awards Two Scholarships to Armstrong

(December 9, 2016) – Armstrong State University has received a three-year commitment from the Hammond for Hope Foundation -- founded by Great Dane -- to fund two scholarships, beginning in fall 2017. One $10,000 scholarship and one $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to students working toward graduate degrees in Armstrong’s Communication Sciences and Disorders program. 

Read More Bank of America Charitable Foundation Awards $5,000 Grant to Armstrong to Support Veterans and Military Students

(July 18, 2016) – Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently donated $5,000 to Armstrong State University for the second consecutive year. Armstrong will use the grant to support its Veteran’s Career and Educational Pathways Program, an initiative designed to create clearer career pathways for Armstrong’s veterans and military students by better equipping them with necessary job skills and career knowledge.

Read More Armstrong State University Receives $79,000 Gift to Support New Tennis Complex

(May 25, 2016) – Savannah residents Michelle and Barry Vine presented a gift of $79,000 to Armstrong State University in support of the university’s state-of-the-art tennis complex, currently under construction on campus. The new complex will be home to Armstrong’s eight-time NCAA Division II National Champion women’s tennis team, and three-time National Champion men’s tennis team..

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