The Jay Shaw Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to assist students pursuing a career in healthcare. The scholarship honors the late Georgia State Representative Jay Shaw's dedication and commitment to quality local health care. $1,000 is awarded each semester (not to exceed $2,000 per year). Donations from friends, colleagues, and family all over Georgia make this scholarship possible.

Honoring the late Georgia State Representative Jay Shaw

ABOUT JAY SHAW

James Slaton “Jay” Shaw was born in Lakeland, Georgia
Lifetime resident of Lanier County
Attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton
Served as Georgia Transportation Board with Georgia DOT
Served as Mayor of Lakeland for 10 years
Served in the General Assembly representing State House District 176 for 18 years

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must:
Be a Lanier County High School graduate with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
Have an interest in the healthcare industry
Be attending a post-secondary institution in the State of Georgia

APPLICATION

Download the Jay Shaw Scholarship Fund Application for more information about the application process and submission/notification information.

Download the Application

WAYS TO SUBMIT

Use this link to email or mail: SGMC Foundation, PO Box 1727, Valdosta, GA 31603

Email Your Submission

RECIPIENTS

MAKE A DONATION

To support the Jay Shaw Scholarship Fund complete the attached giving form or mail donations to SGMC Foundation, PO Box 1727, Valdosta, GA 31603 (make check payable to SGMC Foundation).

Giving Form