Department of Geography and Anthropology Scholarships


  • GeoSurvey Scholarship

    • John C. Gaskins Endowed Scholarship

      Provides financial support to a student majoring in Surveying and Mapping. Students taking required classes to obtain a Land Surveying Certificate may also be considered.

      The John C. Gaskins Endowed Scholarship was established by Brenda Gaskins (John’s wife) and Brandon Hutchins (John’s son).

      • Rochester Scholarship

        Donor: Rochester & Associates, Inc. established the B. Keith Rochester, Jr. Memorial Scholarship upon Mr. Rochester’s death. Most of Keith Rochester was started by his sons and several gave money too. Their funds were their majority

        Purpose and Background: The purpose of the B. Keith Rochester, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is to provide financial support to student(s) who are pursuing a Certificate in Land Surveying at Kennesaw State University.

        About: Mr. B. Keith Rochester, Jr. was a 1960 graduate of Southern Technical Institute with an AS degree in Civil Engineering Technology. He was born in Atlanta but lived in Gainesville since 1960. He and his wife, Dale, started Rochester & Associates in 1966 as a surveying firm in his home, with a $2,000 investment and a dream of creating a significant company. Mr. Rochester passed away on June 29, 2004. Today, the firm is led by his sons, Darrell and Brian. Rochester & Associates has grown and its scope of services to become a multifaceted land development consulting firm. The firm's core values are directly linked to Mr. Rochester’s personal values and work ethic.

        • Atwell Surveying Scholarship