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CCPE Scholarships

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 Continuing and 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: March 31, 2017
Submission Deadline: May 26, 2017
Notification Date: Week of June 26, 2017
Award Ceremony: October 19, 2017

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

Certificate Program Name Cost of Course Scholarship Amount
Administrative Office Manager $1249 $300
Bookkeeper Professional $1999 $400
Cisco CCNA $4999 $1000
Certified Nursing Assistant (Evening Class) $2199 $750
Certified Nursing Assistant (Daytime Class) $1599 $750
Construction Project Management $7194 $1000
Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Professional $3299 $650
Culinary Apprenticeship $9995 $1500
Ethical Hacker $3299 $650
Health Coach $1099 $300
Human Resources SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP $1799 $350
Medical Assisting $7999 $1500
Medical/Legal Interpreter $1499 $300
Medical Office Assistant $1999 $500
Online Start Anytime Certificate Program $1095 – $4195 $400
Personal Financial Planner $5999 $1200
Personal Trainer $1499 $300
Pharmacy Technician $1799 $500
Project Management $4549 $900
Professional Investigator $1799 $350
Social Media Marketing $1249 $250
Supply Chain Management $2499 $500
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) $1899 $500
Web Design & Development $5699 $1000

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: March 31, 2017
Submission Deadline: May 26, 2017
Notification Date: Week of June 26, 2017
Award Ceremony: October 19, 2017

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

Certificate Program Name Cost of Course Scholarship Amount
Meeting and Event Management $1799 $500

Apply for the Leslie-Clark Malzhan Scholarship here

 

Lois Brooks Nesbitt Continuing Education 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 Continuing and Professional Education at Kennesaw State.

Available: March 31, 2017
Submission Deadline: May 26, 2017
Notification Date: Week of June 26, 2017
Award Ceremony: October 19, 2017

Applicant must be enrolled in the Paralegal Certificate Program in the College of Continuing and 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

 

Kay Evans Scholarship

The Kay Evans Scholarship was established for the purpose of contributing to the real estate education of individuals who may be in some need of financial assistance. Scholarship award will be subject to final approval of donor.

Available: March 31, 2017
Submission Deadline: May 26, 2017
Notification Date: Week of June 26, 2017
Award Ceremony: October 19, 2017

Certificate Program Name Cost of Course Scholarship Amount
Real Estate Salesperson Prelicense Certificate $999 $500

Apply for the Kay Evans Scholarship here

 

Professional Development in Gerontology Scholarships

The scholarships below are for students seeking enrollment in our Professional Development in Gerontology certificate program.

Available: March 31, 2017
Submission Deadline: May 26, 2017
Notification Date: Week of June 26, 2017
Award Ceremony: October 19, 2017

Jeanne A. Cook Memorial Scholarship donated by East Cobb YMCA Kickers
Senior Citizen Council of Cobb County Scholarship

Certificate Program Name Cost of Course Scholarship Amount
Professional Development in Gerontology $699 $699 or $350

Apply for the Professional Development in 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 Continuing and 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