2021 Davis Scholarship Application
The C.W. Davis Scholarship honors the distinguished educational career of C.W. Davis. The scholarship is currently accepting applications through April 16, 2021. Up to two Hall County teachers will be named C.W. Davis Scholars and will receive a non-renewable award of up to $500 towards the pursuit of an advanced degree, payable to their college or university.
Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: Hall County teachers who:
- Have completed between 3 and 7 years of teaching
- Plan to remain in an education-related field and be accepted into or currently enrolled in an education graduate degree program at Brenau University, Georgia State University, Piedmont College, the University of Georgia, or the University of North Georgia
- Have a TAPS score of 24 – 30 (recommended, not required)
How do teachers apply? The C.W. Davis Scholarship application is available at this link: https://forms.gle/usjwbnSzZpcNgbcXA. The deadline is April 16, 2021.
Applicants will need to upload the following documents:
- Essay: In a one-page double-spaced essay, explain why you are a teacher and why you desire to pursue a graduate degree and remain in an education-related field
- Recommendation letter from your principal
- Copy of your most recent TAPS score
- Copy of your university acceptance letter or other evidence of acceptance/enrollment in a graduate program at the universities listed above
A selection committee, including a Davis family member and Hall County School District administrators, will screen and evaluate applications for the C.W. Davis Scholarship.
The C.W. Davis Scholarship honors the distinguished educational career of C. W. Davis. Mr. Davis attended Vanderbilt University and the University of Georgia and was named principal of the original Flowery Branch High School in 1953. In 1960, he founded the Lanierland Basketball Tournament which continues to this day. After serving as principal of South Hall High School, he became superintendent of Hall County Schools from 1977-1983. C.W. Davis Middle School was named in his honor in 1999. Today, the legacy of C. W. Davis as a respected educator and community leaders continues. The C.W. Davis Scholarship has been established in his honor and is facilitated by the North Georgia Community Foundation to assist current Hall County teachers as they pursue an advanced degree and life-long career in education. Please click this link for information about last year’s Davis Scholar.