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Scholarships

R. C. Williams, M.D., Honor Award

The R. C. Williams, M.D., Honor Award was established to honor the late Dr. Williams, who founded the Hospital Administration program at GSU in 1952. The award is given to the graduate student in the Institute of Health Administration demonstrating outstanding leadership in the profession through university, community and work-related endeavors.

R. J. Knobel Scholarship

This scholarship was established upon Dr. Roland “Knob” Knobel’s retirement in 1985, after teaching in the institute since 1970. This award is given to MHA students based on academic performance, and to recognize those who have achieved distinction through professional and community activities.

Max G. Holland Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is presented annually to the student with the highest grade-point average after completing at least 30 hours in the CAHME-accredited graduate program in health administration. The scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Max Holland, who was on the faculty of the institute from 1976 to 1989.

Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society

The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) established this honor society to recognize academic excellence in graduate students studying healthcare administration and their outstanding contributions to the profession. Students must have at least a 3.75 grade-point average with at least 30 credit hours in the graduate program in health administration.

AUPHA/McGaw Scholar

This scholarship is awarded by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) to students in an accredited graduate health administration program who have distinguished themselves in the profession.

Note: Scholarships are awarded during the spring semester and candidates for scholarships are chosen based on faculty nomination.