ATLANTA– The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies has awarded more than 150 students scholarships, fellowships and awards during the 2019/2020 academic year. Three of the honors – the RISE Award, Byers Family Undergraduate Scholarship and Zeinah Danielle Aouani Scholarship – are new this year.
“We are so proud of our students and are happy to highlight our newest awards,” said Dean Sally Wallace.
Thirteen students received the RISE Award, which provides financial assistance for undergraduates based on academic merit, community service and financial need. Two students received the Byers Family Undergraduate Scholarship, which is awarded to first generation students with 3.0 and higher grade point averages (GPA). The Zeinah Danielle Aouani Scholarship was awarded to an outstanding undergraduate economics major who had a GPA of 3.2 or higher and was registered for a research course.
Four students also received the Amis Stephan Endowment for Undergraduate Retention, an award established a year earlier for outstanding undergraduate leaders at Georgia State University. The award was endowed by Professor Paula Stephan in honor of her late husband, Dr. William Amis.
“The accomplishments of our students and generosity of our donors this year are truly extraordinary,” said Dean Wallace. “Although we were not able to celebrate these gifted students in person this year, we do recognize our honors students and fellows as one of the highlights of our academic year.”
All Andrew Young School students with honors are named and celebrated on the school’s new 24th Annual Honors Day website, https://aysps.gsu.edu/student-resources/honors-day/.