Promoting Education for Landings Employees
The Landlovers Scholarship Fund is designed to assist Landings employees and their immediate dependent family members with expenses for post-high-school education. Scholarship grants are for tuition, books and school supplies. Applicants must be employees of The Landings Association or The Landings Company, their spouses or their dependent children.
Scholarships can be applied to tuition at a university or college, technical or vocational school or a special enrichment program.
To qualify for a scholarship each applicant must submit a written application telling about his or her academic background and future academic plans, as well as submit high school or post secondary school transcript.
Each scholarship applicant will also be interviewed by the Landlovers Foundation Scholarship Committee to discuss future plans and how the scholarship will help achieve their goals.
The required interview with the Scholarship Committee will follow the application deadline.
Funds will be paid directly to the chosen school following the student’s enrollment.
Please click below for the application which must be submitted by March 11, 2024.
2023 Landings Association Employee Scholarship Awards:
Elijah Hires has been with The Landings Public Works Department for five years, currently serving as Assistant Project/Construction Manager. He plans to attend Ogeechee Technical College, working toward an Associate’s Degree in Business Management. He wants to develop his business and leadership skills, engage with other like-minded individuals, learn from experienced professionals, and gain practical knowledge of the business world.
Aliyah Mack has been a Landings Security Officer for a year. A Dean’s List student in 2022, she received funding to assist in the completion of her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from South University. She aspires to obtain a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Psychology. Alijah says that a Landlovers scholarship will allow her to put more time into her studies to possibly graduate early.
2023 Landings Association Family Member Scholarship Awards:
Christien Harris’ goal is to become a teacher and provide children with fundamental academic skills. She lights up when she talks about her experiences with tutoring and mentoring young people in their educational journey. She has been on the Dean’s List at Georgia Southern University for two years and the President’s List in the fall of 2022 with a 3.31 GPA. Her ultimate objective is to further her education and receive a Master’s Degree. She has the drive to achieve her goals, and The Landlovers Foundation is pleased to support her for a second year. Christien is the daughter of Selena Harris, a 3-year employee of the TLA Engineering Department.
Hunter McDowell, completing his second-year student in the doctorate program at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and a Dean’s List student, is working toward his PharmD degree. The first in his family to attend college, his ultimate goal is to obtain a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences on a path that can help everyone within his community. The Landings Foundation has supported Hunter throughout the seven years of his college and now graduate degree progress. In this year’s scholarship application, Hunter states that he dreams of opening his own pharmacy that would allow him to further serve his community and ‘bridge the growing gap in rural healthcare that currently plagues small communities within Georgia.’ He is the son of Landings Association Community Development Representative Sabrina McDowell, a 26-year employee of the TLA Community Relations Department.
With a passion for sport medicine/recreation and a strong aptitude for science and math, Mary Peregrina’s ultimate educational goals and future career plans are to get her Bachelor’s Degree in kinesiology with a major in sports medicine while completing the Cadet program at the University of North Georgia and commissioning as an officer in the U.S. Army. With a 3.44 GPA at Richmond Hill High School and an extensive history of participation in sports (including softball and track and field – and she created and played with the school’s first flag football team) and community volunteering (including many church service projects, plus traveling to Poland this summer to host a summer camp program), Mary wants to carry on her family legacy of military service to our country. She stated in her scholarship application: “I know that I have the ability to create a positive impact on the people around me, my community, and the world, and I plan to make that my priority as I embark upon my career.” Mary is the daughter of Community Development Director Erin Schumacher, who has been with The Landings Association for almost 4 years.