Scholarships and Awards

Jack F. George Memorial Scholarship

The Jack F. George Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 by SCSU Alumni, friends, associates and fellow faculty members to honor Dr. George for his outstanding humanistic leadership qualities and dedication to the professional field of Parks and Recreation Service and higher education. Dr. George was instrumental in implementing the Recreation and Leisure Studies Department at Southern Connecticut State University in 1969 and served as Professor and Department Chair until his retirement in 1978. 

Recipients Include:

2014-2015 Tylon Smith
2013-2014  Sarah Beres
2012-2013  Carrie Fenn-Phillips


The Connecticut Recreation and Parks Association has established the Dorothy Mullen and George Sanford CRPA Scholarships to provide assistance to students majoring in recreation and/or park education.

Recipients Include:

2014 Logan Gauvin
2014 Elizabeth Rose Patrick