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The Alonzo A. and Gwen Crim Scholarship

The Alonzo A. and Gwen Crim Scholarship recognizes excellence at the undergraduate level. This honor bears a $1,000 award. The selected student will demonstrate a commitment to serving urban communities through education in formal and/or informal spaces.

The student must have a connection (currently or in the past) to a Crim Center program, initiative, or partnership. Utilizing Dr. Crim’s idea of the Community of Believers, the student selected should demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in the development and implementation of solutions to pressing issues in urban communities.

The awardee will be recognized at the College of Education & Human Development’s Scholars Reception on April 11, 2018.

Award Criteria

Nominees must:

  • Be an undergraduate student in good academic standing at GSU
  • Be connected to a Crim Center program, initiative, or partnership within the past two years
  • Outline how her/his work serves as a bridge between university and the greater community and creates opportunities for communities of people to work collaboratively
  • Participate in or lead activities that result in improvements in urban education
  • Utilize scholarship funds for tuition, fees, books, room, board, and other associated expenses incurred at the undergraduate student level

Nomination Process

Applicants should submit the following:

  • Nominee’s letter (500-1000 words) addressing eligibility criteria listed above and proposed use of funds
  • Nomination letter from any Georgia State University personnel who has worked closely with nominee

Deadline

Please submit nomination packets by February 2, 2018.

All nomination packets must be submitted in person to The Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence (College of Education & Human Development, 30 Pryor St. SW, Suite 350, Atlanta, GA  30303). Please address nomination packets to Brian Williams, Director of the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence.

Selection Committee: Committee selected by the Director of the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence.