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EDLD Scholarships

Dr. Malcolm Katz Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Malcolm Katz Memorial Scholarship was established in 2000 by Mrs. Alice J. Katz in memory of her husband. Dr. Katz was born in New York City and reared in Newark, N.J. After serving in the Navy during World War II, he received a bachelor of science in biology from Rutgers University and a master’s and doctoral degrees from Columbia University. He started his career in Schenectady, N.Y., as an assistant principal at Linton High School and then as an associate professor at Union College. He also formerly served as assistant superintendent of schools in Ridgewood, N.J.; superintendent of schools in East Lansing, Mich., and Oak Park, Mich.; and deputy superintendent of Public Instruction for the state of Michigan. In 1983, he joined the faculty of the College of Education at Georgia Southern University, initially as a professor and later served as a professor emeritus. A nationally-known writer and lecturer of educational topics, Katz served in 1993 as president of the Horace Mann League, an organization committed to the advancement of free public education. Students applying for the Dr. Malcolm Katz Memorial Scholarship must be pursuing a graduate degree in public school administration.

John Suddeth Hall Memorial Scholarship

The John Suddath Hall Memorial Scholarship was established in 2007 by Mrs. Gertrude C. Hall in memory of her husband. John Hall was a 1966 alum of Georgia Southern, receiving his Masters degree in Education. The scholarship is available to graduate students within the College of Education who are seeking a degree in Educational Administration. Preference should be given to applicants who are currently employed in the education field and are working while pursuing the degree.

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 *Applicants must have a Georgia Southern email address to apply for these scholarships.*

Last updated: 8/25/2022