The Ben Turnipseed Family Endowed Scholarship

The Ben Turnipseed Family Endowed Scholarship


The endowment was established by Mr. Ben Turnipseed and his family to create opportunities for full-time students in the College of Coastal Georgia Pre-engineering program to obtain an Associate Degree which will enable them to transfer into an engineering degree program offered through other college or universities.
Mr. Ben Turnipseed has made meritorious engineering and managerial contributions during his career. He is the Chairman of Turnipseed Engineers, which provides a full range of engineering services to municipal, county, and industrial clients in the areas of water, wastewater and drainage, and other civil engineering services. He also holds a degree from Georgia Tech, and also serves as the Chairman of the Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission.
Students must meet the following criteria to qualify for this scholarship:

• Enrolled as a full-time student at the College of Coastal Georgia.
• Academically motivated with promise of academic success with a minimum GPA of 3.0
• Maintains satisfactory academic progress toward degree
• Demonstrates verifiable financial need
• Preference will be given to a student who meets all of the academic criteria and who has a family member employed by Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission
• Preference for a student enrolled in the Pre-Engineering program or Science related program

One scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants annually. Equal distributions will be made during the fall and spring semesters. Total award amount may vary.