Summer Study Grants



The Georgia Independent School Association in cooperation with the Fred H. Loveday Endowment Foundation announces the 2020 Loveday Summer Study Grants for Teachers.

Teachers are to complete an Online Application Form ON OR BEFORE THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2020 (no exceptions).

Requests for 2020 may not exceed $750. The total amount approved for grants this year is $5,000.

The following stipulations should be followed:

  1. The teacher must be returning to the school for the 2020-2021 school year.
  2. Information about the Loveday Grants should be made available to ALL faculty.
  3. The number of applications from a GISA member school is based on enrollment:
    0 – 400 1 application
    401 – 800 2 applications
    801 – 1200 3 applications
    1201 – 1600 4 applications
    1600 & above 5 applications

    4. Teachers in the following schools received a grant for Summer Study in 2019; therefore, these schools will not be eligible until 2021.

    Bulloch Academy, Statesboro
    CMCH Elementary & Middle School, Atlanta
    Mount Pisgah Christian School, Johns Creek
    St. Vincent’s Academy, Savannah
    The Walker School, Marietta

2019 Summer Study Grant Recipients

Continuing education and professional development programs and courses are eligible and will be considered. Courses or programs related to earning a degree are ineligible and will not be considered.

CLICK HERE to Submit Online Application 

Following receipt of online applications, members of the GISA Teacher Services Committee will review all requests. Based on the approved criteria, the value of the study, financial need, and following instructions correctly, the Committee will select the recipients of the grants. The Committee will meet in early April. Recipients and school heads will be notified soon thereafter, and checks will be issued.

We extended our sincere thanks and appreciation to the Loveday Foundation Board for their generous contribution to this Fund, and to the GISA Teacher Services Committee members for their time and expertise in the selection process.