Graduate students enrolled in any of the programs offered by the Department of Risk Management & Insurance
Leadership and integrity
Named in honor of Professor Robert W. Batten, who directed the Actuarial Science Program at GSU for 30 years prior to his retirement in 1997. His tenure was characterized as a period of growth and excellence for the program.
Georgia State University students currently enrolled in the Graduate Certificate, Master's, or MBA program with a major in Personal Financial Planning. Candidates may not receive the scholarship more than once. Student must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and have completed at least 50% of their required financial planning coursework.
The successful candidate must exhibit the core Brightworth values of Integrity, Excellence, Service, and Teamwork.
Female Georgia State University students currently enrolled in the undergraduate or graduate program with a risk management and/or insurance major/concentration. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.25. Graduate students may be awarded graduate research assistantships.
Full-time undergraduate or graduate Actuarial Science students
Sam Turner, an actuarial science graduate of the Department of Risk Management & Insurance at Georgia State University, had a long and distinguished career as an actuary with Tillinghast, IT&T International, Life of Virginia, and ING North America.
Outstanding graduate students enrolled in the Robinson College of Business MS-PFP or MBA degree program with a major or concentration in personal financial planning. Candidates may not receive the award more than once.
In support of the Financial Planning profession and Georgia State University's Personal Financial Planning programs, Windham Brannon Financial Group, Inc. has established this annual scholarship in support of an outstanding PFP student.